The Ava Labs Team

We're a world-class team of experts in computer science, economics, finance, and law with offices in New York City and Ithaca, New York. We're passionate individuals creating a frictionless world by redefining the way people build and use finance applications.

Emin Gün Sirer

Founder

CEO

Kevin Sekniqi

Founder

COO

Maofan "Ted" Yin

Founder

Chief Protocol Architect

John Wu

Business Operations

President

Carrianne Fairbairn

Business Operations

Executive Assistant‍

Cheryl Moy

Business Operations

Executive Assistant

Chris Lavery

Business Operations

Chief Financial Officer

Eric Kang

Business Operations

Business Development

Evan Tong

Business Operations

Intern

Greg Wolfson

Business Operations

Senior Director of Business Development

Joe Ferrara

Business Operations

Business Development

John Nahas

Business Operations

Senior Director of Business Development

Leart Ulaj

Business Operations

Technical Program Manager

Lydia Chiu

Business Operations

VP of Business Development

Nick Mussallem

Business Operations

Product

Olivia Song

Business Operations

Business Development - South Korea

Phillip Liu

Business Operations

Head of Strategy

Ricardo Vazquez

Business Operations

Business Development - LATAM

Yuri Aflen

Business Operations

Intern

Chris Wilbourgé

Design

Designer

Felipe Andres

Design

Designer

Aaron Buchwald

Engineering

Software Engineer

Arnold Yau

Engineering

Software Engineer

Bernard Wong

Engineering

Software Engineer

Charlie Wyse

Engineering

Software Engineer

Connor Daly

Engineering

Software Engineer

Conor Leary

Engineering

Software Engineer

Daniel Laine

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer

Dhruba Basu

Engineering

Software Engineer

Emre Kanatli

Engineering

Software Engineer

Fabio Barone

Engineering

Software Engineer

Gabriel Cardona

Engineering

Software Engineer

Michael Kaplan

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer

Momo Araki

Engineering

Software Engineer

Pedro Gomes

Engineering

Software Engineer

Samuel Cho

Engineering

Software Engineer

Stephen Buttolph

Engineering

Senior Systems Architect

Todd Stock

Engineering

Software Engineer

Tyler Smith

Engineering

Software Engineer

Aytunç Yıldızlı

Marketing

General Manager

Jay Kurahashi-Sofue

Marketing

VP of Marketing

Maria Moiseenko

Marketing

General Manager

Nicolas Lemaitre

Marketing

General Manager

Noah Childress

Marketing

General Manager

Patrick Sutton

Marketing

Director of Communications

Radostin Minchev

Marketing

General Manager‍

Rocky Rock

Marketing

Marketing Coordinator

Ryan Chen

Marketing

General Manager

Advisors

Maureen O'Hara

Robert W. Purcell Professor of Finance at the Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University. Seminal figure in microstructure theory.

Adam Kravetz

COO Seven Eight Capital. COO ETF Market Making and Arbitrage, Citadel Securities. COO Global Execution Services, Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Managing Director, Tower Research Capital.

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