AlgoTrader is now Wyden


Our Team

Extensive expertise and leadership

Andy Flury

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Andy was partner and Head of Algorithmic Trading at Swiss hedge fund Linard Capital, where he oversaw the quantitative trading strategy lifecycle. Before Linard, he served as senior project manager and software architect at Siemens Switzerland. Amongst others, he led projects at the Swiss intelligence Agency and various major banks and insurance companies. Andy holds a master's degree in Industrial Management and Manufacturing Engineering from ETH Zurich and an Executive MBA from HSG St. Gallen.

Martin Wiedmann

Board of Directors

Martin has 35 years of international investment banking management experience. He acted as Global Head Foreign Exchange Sales at UBS and Credit Suisse. He now has several Board and Advisory Mandates within the financial industry in Switzerland and is a Senator at the European Economic Senate (EES) in Brussel.

Roger Altorfer

Board of Directors

Roger Altorfer is a member of the Executive Committee of Microsoft Switzerland and is leading the Customer Success Organisation. Before joining Microsoft he was running the financial services business for a large consulting and system integrator in Switzerland & Austria and worked as a Consulting Partner for ten years. Roger originally started his career within the Swiss Banking industry where he held various positions in Operations and Trading departments in the Swiss National Bank and in a Swiss Retail Bank.

Theo Woik

Board of Directors

Theo is Managing Partner at C3 Management GmbH, an asset management company focused on managing venture funds which invest in exceptional technology companies worldwide. Theo serves on boards of numerous fintech and blockchain companies. Prior to C3, Theo was senior investment manager at FinLab AG, a market-listed VC firm in Frankfurt, and associate at ViewPoint Capital Partners, a European growth capital fund, focusing on European software and internet technology investments. Theo is a German national and received a dual degree in business administration and electrical engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt and Linköping University, Sweden.

Martin Trepp

Board of Directors

Martin supervised large-scale construction projects and directed turnaround activities at Implenia. Following the successful merger with a leading construction firm, he coordinated post-merger activities and spent several years in senior leadership positions within Implenia. He then served as CFO at Hug Group, a market leading wholesale and retail firm. Since 2010 he assists numerous national and international companies as consultant and interim manager in different roles such as CEO, COO and CFO, including the Silicon Valley Start-up Balluun. Martin is a Swiss Certified Expert in Accounting and Controlling and holds an Executive MBA from the University of Applied Sciences Bern.

Stuart Petersen

Chief Revenue Officer

Stuart brings a wealth of leadership experience in scaling highly complex fintech business models. Starting out at Thomson Financial, he then embarked on a 15-year career with quantitative solutions provider Algorithmics to build up the firm's buy-side business. After Algorithmics, he joined industry leaders such as S&P Global, IBM, and Arria NLG, a leading provider of Natural Language Generation solutions.

Bartosz Wójcik

Chief Technology Officer

Bartosz has more than 17 years of experience in programming for fintech projects with great emphasis on user experience. He has a proven track record in designing complex information architectures and in managing teams and IT projects. Besides, he is a great enthusiast of AI and cognitive technologies. Bartosz graduated from the University of Economics in Poznan.

Marc Heissenbüttel

Chief Operating Officer

Marc has 20 years of extensive experience in financial services, IT and consulting. He has worked for Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on banking and IT projects. Marc then held positions at Zürcher Kantonalbank (Switzerland's third largest universal bank), first as Deputy Head of Corporate Development and later as Chief of Staff of Investment Banking and Asset Management and was a member of the Board of Directors of Swisscanto Funds Centre. Prior to joining Wyden, Marc co-founded a software start-up developing privacy and data protection solutions. Marc holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Bern and an Executive MBA from Insead.

Felix Saible

Chief Marketing Officer

Felix served as a Senior Manager for a Liechtenstein private bank where he led marketing for the bank's traditional and crypto financial services. He has worked for one of Switzerland's most renowned agencies and besides founded a company which developed the world's first educational game on tokenization and crypto trading. Felix holds a joint master’s degree in Economics, Politics and Religion from UZH and an Executive MBA from the University of Grison.

Stefan Koller

Chief Financial Officer

Stefan is Partner at Value Solutions and Valluga Corporate Finance AG and serves as external CFO at Wyden since 2018. He has served as external CFO at many start-ups in various sectors and has experience in mergers & acquisition, company valuation and auditing. Stefan holds a master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from HSG St. Gallen and is Swiss CPA (Certified Public Accountant).

Ludwig Clément

Product Manager

Ludwig combines more than 15 years of experience in financial institutions and trading as well as technology companies. As a former quant analyst then trader, he first launched a consulting firm then a SaaS platform for trading companies. With his natural leadership, he managed software development teams and enabled successful delivery of innovative solutions. He loves connecting the dots, people and systems all together to bring outstanding solutions to customers. He holds a post-graduate degree in finance from ESSEC French Business School and an engineering degree in computer sciences from EISTI in Paris.

Karl Dundon

Head of Sales Americas

Karl has spent his career devoted to solving complex issues in the electronic trading industry. Starting as a trader managing risk in the FX and Interest Rate markets, he gained hands-on experience of the complexities of managing risk in OTC markets. After working at top tier global banks, Karl then joined the start-up MatchBookFX, building the first online DMA eFX matching engine in 1999. He then went on to help build and launch multiple electronic trading, data, analytics, and infrastructure solutions. Karl works closely with top tier banks, hedge funds, and asset managers to identify key issues and provide optimal solutions. Prior to joining Wyden, Karl gained a wide breadth of knowledge working at KX, Exegy, Bloomberg, Citi, Lava Trading.

Roger Langen

Head of Projects

Roger has more than 20 years of experience in software development within the financial industry. He worked as a software developer, business analyst, team, project and product manager at UBS Switzerland AG, where he was responsible for IT development and managed strategic projects for equity finance in Switzerland. Roger holds a master's degree in Computer Science and is PMI PMP certified.

Christian Bock

Head of Sales EMEA

Christian has built and led the development of trading platforms, developed best-execution products, and overseen the sales of investment banks and fintechs, such as 360 Trading Networks in Frankfurt, ADSS in Abu Dhabi and UBS in Zurich. He gained experience in option trading, prime brokerage, and IT projects both on the buy-side as well as on the sell-side and had the opportunity to work and live on four continents.

Roy Tan

Head of Sales APAC

Roy has more than two decades of experience in the financial vendor space. Starting out in enterprise market data solution sales for Reuters, he has spent his career succeeding in electronic trading platform technology sales across leading vendors covering a wide spectrum of asset classes including FX, equities, bonds and derivatives. Roy brings a wealth of knowledge in driving electronic trading technology adoption across the APAC region.

George Yeboah

Pre-Sales Engineer Americas

George has 15 years of experience in delivering software solutions using Java, C#, and Python, mainly for the financial industry. Before joining Wyden, he was a technical lead on multiple automated trading projects for a Tier 1 global bank. George holds a master's degree in Financial Engineering and a dual bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Economics.

Brandon Le Sann

Project Manager

Brandon has several years of experience in software engineering and quantitative strategy development within the fintech industry. Prior to joining Wyden, he has mainly worked on digitizing the wealth management value chain by building systematic trading platforms. Brandon holds a master's degree in Communication Systems from EPFL and is passionate about digital assets.

Nicodemus Chan

Pre-Sales APAC

Nicodemus has a proven track record in software development for both web and mobile applications for leading companies including Pacific Internet, Valuair, McDonald's and Standard Chartered. Besides, he teaches students at vocational and university level software engineering, business, and project management. Nicodemus graduated from the National University of Singapore in Computer Science and holds numerous certifications including PMP, CSM, PRINCE2, ITIL and Java.

Kevin Sommer

Sales Officer EMEA

Kevin has worked for both of Switzerland's big banks prior to joining Wyden. He served as adviser for digital banking services at UBS and as a project manager for Credit Suisse's Net Zero strategy. His first touchpoint with the digital asset space was the development of his master's thesis on an automated crypto investing and savings application which served as a PoC for a respective spin-off. Kevin holds a master's degree in Business Analytics from ESADE Business School.

Marek Zganiacz

Senior Frontend Developer & Team Lead Poland

Marek has over 11 years of experience in designing, building and maintaining enterprise systems. He has worked on various trading systems in major investment bank and has served as lead developer, team lead and analyst. Marek holds a master's degree in Computer Science.

Maciej Malycha

Backend Developer

Maciej has 25 years of software development experience and has worked on space research, telecommunication systems (digital switches and voicemail), call-center software and digital marketing systems. He has served as a programmer, lead developer and team leader. Maciej holds a master's degree in Mathematics from Nicolaus Copernicus University.

Jason Kraszewski

Quality Assurance Engineer

Jason is an experienced QA Engineer with skills in Java and Python. He holds a bachelor's degree in Software Engineering.

Ricco Davis

Digital Marketing Specialist

Ricco has over 15 years of experience in digital marketing within the fintech industry. Prior to joining Wyden, he managed and consulted on data analytics, digital marketing, and data monetization for multi-national brands and organizations. He has also spoken internationally on the topic of fintech digital marketing and monetization. Ricco is an alumnus of the Howard University School of Business, in Washington D.C., with an advanced degree in Finance and is passionate about the evolving world of digital assets.

Marcin Podlodowski

Quantitative Strategy Developer

Marcin is a software engineer with several years of experience in developing distributed systems. Before Wyden, he has worked in trading, telecommunication, and e-commerce. Marcin graduated from West Pomeranian University of Technology with a major in Computer Science.

Kacper Woźniak

Frontend Developer

Kacper is a Javascript and Typescript programmer with several years of experience. He pays huge attention to the UX of an application providing high-quality user interfaces. He has also a lot of experience in frontend architecture and worked in various types of industries like banking, hotel industry, e-commerce, e-learning, and more where user experience highly matters.

Maciej Dowgiallo

Quantitative Strategy Developer

Maciej is a software craftsman focused on delivering high quality and high business value solutions and systems, mainly for the banking and trading industry. He has worked as core Backend Developer for various projects in a top Tier investment bank, developing systems like highly distributed trading applications and core engineering solutions.

Pawel Smuga

Quality Assurance Engineer

Pawel has a decade of professional experience in the software development industry and has specialized in software quality assurance, testing and test automation. Pawel holds a master's degree in Teleinformatics from Wroclaw University of Technology and is a certified ISTQB test analyst.

Jan Kubik

Technical Support Engineer

Jan is an experienced Java Developer. He has worked for Hewlett Packard building and supporting large enterprise information systems where he also gained experience in supporting an enterprise data lake based on a hybrid and multi-cloud environment. In his spare time Jan develops automated trading systems.

Tomas Krasny

Quantitative Strategy Developer

Tomas has extensive knowledge in building highly concurrent and scalable trading systems and other enterprise applications written in Java. Before Wyden, he has worked for several financial institutions including Lausanne-based hedge fund. Tomas holds a master's degree in Software Engineering from the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic.

Piotr Cyga

Java Backend Developer

Piotr started his journey in the aviation industry, where he developed weather data services for various client applications and an airport maintenance application for multiple platforms in cooperation with one of South America's major airports. He also participated in railroad infrastructure maintenance projects. Before becoming a software developer, he was a skilled geospatial data analyst and cartographer which is still one of his greatest passions.

Sławomir Plamowski

Quantitative Strategy Developer

Slawomir brings ten years of professional experience as software developer. He has worked on scalable enterprise systems for multiple fund and asset management projects at UBS and BNY Mellon and has extensive experience with distributed microservices in complex fintech environments. Slawomir holds a master's degree in Computer Science from Wroclaw University and is a great enthusiast of blockchain technology and algorithmic trading.

Piotr Staszak

Quantitative Strategy Developer

Piotr has a proven track record in designing and developing enterprise systems. Before Wyden, he has worked on complex cloud-based software systems in logistics and healthcare industries. Piotr holds a master’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics and is an Oracle certificated expert in Java EE Web Component and SQL.

Jakub Lukáč

Java Backend Developer

Jakub has several years of experience as a Java Backend Developer, including his multiple summer internships experiences during the studies. Before Wyden, he was involved in big software projects in database monitoring and research areas. Jakub holds a master's degree in Information Technology from Brno University of Technology with a focus on Intelligent Systems.

Anna Baczulis

Java Backend Developer

Anna has over 7 years of experience as a Java Backend Developer in building both large and small scale enterprise information systems. She has worked on various software projects in banking, telecommunication, transportation and sales. Anna holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and is OCPJP certified.

Artur Matusiak

Frontend Developer

Artur is a JavaScript and Typescript programmer with extensive experience in the financial industry and IoT. He has specialized in building and developing interfaces to data analysis systems and automated decision making and is an enthusiast of user-centered design. Artur graduated from the Poznan University of Technology.

Kevin Donovan

Technical Writer

Kevin brings over 20 years of experience in software development. Before joining Wyden, he worked at Google in Zurich where he wrote programmer guides for software developers. Earlier, he worked at MarketAxess creating documents to support analysts. Kevin holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Harvard University.

Eliane Voser

Team Assistant

Eliane has worked as Relationship Manager for retail clients, was part of a globally acting Chief of Staff team at Credit Suisse and within smaller IT projects. Before Wyden, she has worked as Executive Assistant at a Swiss-based technology company for DLT-based enterprise solutions. Eliane holds a master's degree in history and a CAS in change management.

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