Dr Philipp Kallerhoff
Protos Cryptocurrency Asset Management
Philipp is a founder at Protos Cryptocurrency Asset Management. Protos Cryptocurrency Asset Management plans to hold an Initial Coin Offering (“ICO”) to raise capital for a data-driven crypto hedge fund that will invest solely in cryptocurrencies and tokens. Philipp has significant experience of the strategy development for systematic trading strategies across asset classes (including equity, bonds, commodities and fiat currencies). Philipp has also been an Advisor of First Block Capital since May 2017. Prior to this, Philipp was Director at Harcourt/Vontobel Asset Management AG in Zurich, Switzerland from 2013 to 2017. While at Harcourt Philipp specialized in the application of machine learning to multi factor market dynamics, as well as examining risk and return characteristics of a large universe of individual commodity trading advisors (CTAs) and in particular analyzing the relationship between the CTAs and market volatility, frequency and autocorrelation. From 2012 until 2013 and a successful exit, Philipp was a co-founder at Jumiya Inc. in Palo Alto, California, working on the application of big data analytics to financial data. From 2008 until 2013 Philipp was a co-founder at Alligator Trading GmbH in Berlin, Germany and Partner at Centrade Capital Management GmbH in Zurich, Switzerland, which also successfully exited. From 2006 to 2008, Philipp was a Quantitative Analyst at the Landesbank Berlin in Berlin, Germany. Philipp is an alumnus of the Graduate Studies Program at Singularity University and has a Doctorate in Computational Neuroscience as well as Diplom in Engineering and Management and Diplom in Psychology and Vordiplom in Physics from TU Berlin, Germany.