About Aaron Sokasian

Dr. Sokasian has been developing computer driven trading models across a range of assets since 2001. Dr. Sokasian started his career as a Co-Founder and CEO of Financial Labs, and upon Bank of America’s acquisition of the company, he served as the bank's Head of Quantitative Strategies for FX, and later, Interest Rates. At Bank of America, he led the development of FX algorithmic trading and risk systems for the bank's client platform.  More recently, Dr. Sokasian Co-Founded Crypto-Systems,  a proprietary trading firm focused on providing liquidity services to institutional clients in the digital asset space. Upon DriveWealth's acquisition of Crypto-Systems in 2022, Dr. Sokasian joined the leadership team at DriveWealth Holdings and currently serves as the CEO of DriveLiquidity. Dr. Sokasian earned a B.S. in Astrophysics from Cornell University and received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in the field of Computational Astrophysics.

Education Details:

  • Harvard University
    Department of Astronomy, Cambridge, MA (1998–2003)
        • Ph.D. (2003) — Thesis: Radiative Transfer In The Early Universe
        • M.A. (2000) — Astronomy / Astrophysics

     

  • Cornell University
    Dept. of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, N.Y. (1994–1998)
        • Bachelor of Science  (1998) — Physics, Astronomy

Professional Experience:

  • DriveLiquidity, LLC
    CEO ,  Jersey City, N.J.  — (2022 - Present) 
     

  • Liquidity Solutions Global, LTD
    CEO / Founder,  London, U.K. — (2021-2022) 
     

  • Crypto-Systems, LLC
    CEO / Founder,  Jersey City, N.J. — (2017- 2022) 
     

  • Tachyon Capital Management, LLC
    Founder,  New York, N.Y . — (2007–2017) 
     

  • Bank of America
    Principal,  New York, N.Y. — (2005–2007)
     

  • Financial Labs, LLC
    CEO / Founder,  Cambridge, MA — (2003–2005) 

Aaron Sokasian