Our team is solely focused on derivatives and algorithmic strategies for digital assets. Our technical and trading expertise allows us to offer asymmetric opportunities to our clients.

Gerald Banks

Gerald Banks

Founder and Managing Partner

Gerald Banks is the founder and Managing Partner of Cipher Technologies, an investment management group with offices in Greenwich, CT. Gerald was previously a Managing Director of Structured Products at Merrill Lynch as well as Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Since 2009 Gerald has been leading the strategy effort for Altpoint Capital Partners and subsequently for Cipher Technologies.

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Samir Mohin

Chief Financial Officer

Gerald (also known as “Guerman”) is the founder and Managing Partner of Cipher Technologies, an investment management group with offices in Greenwich, CT. Gerald was previously a Managing Director of Structured Products at Merrill Lynch as well as Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Since 2009 Gerald has been leading the strategy effort for Altpoint Capital Partners and subsequently for Cipher Technologies.

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Jacob E. Comer

Head of Regulatory and Compliance

Gerald (also known as “Guerman”) is the founder and Managing Partner of Cipher Technologies, an investment management group with offices in Greenwich, CT. Gerald was previously a Managing Director of Structured Products at Merrill Lynch as well as Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Since 2009 Gerald has been leading the strategy effort for Altpoint Capital Partners and subsequently for Cipher Technologies.

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Jake Stolarski

Senior Trader

Jake Stolarski is the Senior Trader of Cipher Technologies Management LP. Jake has over 10 years of experience trading volatility on floor exchanges, over-the-counter, and electronic platforms. He was previously a Director at Chicago Trading Company where he traded derivatives in Indices, Emerging Markets, and Commodities. He has served as the Designated Primary Market Maker […]

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Clark Landis

Head of Risk Management

Clark Landis has 27 years of trading and risk management experience. He has headed a fixed income desk at Dai-Ichi kangyo bank and managed equity derivatives for Platinum Grove Asset Management. Most recently he headed the equity derivatives team at the Lehman brothers estate. With an interest in new technologies, he is applying his breadth […]

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Dana Gorodetsky

Head of Investor Relations

Dana is the Head of Investor Relations at Cipher Technologies Management LP. Dana previously led strategy, marketing, and product development for Aces Everything, a portfolio company of Altpoint Capital. Previously, Dana was the Director of Channel Partnerships at IPONWEB, an AI, data, and engineering company building algorithmically-driven media trading platforms. Prior, Dana was a Data […]

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Anton Pertsel

Head of Research

Anton is the Head of Research for Cipher Technologies Management. Anton has spent the past decade focused on venture capital and private equity investments in verticals including fintech, blockchain/cryptocurrencies, and financial services, among others. Previously, Anton worked at Kazimir Partners, a European hedge fund with offices in London, New York and Moscow, where he was […]

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