Meet our team

Our team is composed of talented individuals with a passion for blockchain technology and a deep understanding of market dynamics. From trading and risk management to technology and operations, we have the skills and expertise to succeed in the fast-paced world of crypto market making.

WHo We Are

Autowhale Team

Thomas Pratter

Thomas Pratter

CEO

📩 thomas@autowhale.net

Having a technical background and degree, Thomas was early into crypto. Since 2012 he is following, trading and networking in the space and brings his experience to Autowhale and its clients.

Sophie Weidenhiller

Sophie Weidenhiller

COO

📩 sophie@autowhale.net

Sophie is a well-experienced community builder and speaker. Her biggest assets are her excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Together with her passion for decentralized and permission-less systems she makes herself a vital part of the Autowhale team.

Husein Gagajew

Husein Gagajew

CTO

📩 husein@autowhale.net

Husein is a full-stack Java Spring and Javascript developer. He is involved in several startups helping with backend development. Together with Thomas he decided to make his first steps into the Crypto space and bring his expertise into a fascinating new industry.

Silver Lee-A-Fong

Silver Lee-A-Fong

Quantitative Developer

📩 silver@autowhale.net

Silver is a quantative developer with a strong background in both development and trading. He has experience in a variety of programming languages and frameworks, and has previously worked in both full-time and part-time roles at various companies. Silver has a proven track record of working on projects related to high-frequency trading, business intelligence, and web development.

Ali Rehan Sheikh

Ali Rehan Sheikh

Senior Software Developer

📩 ali@autowhale.net

Ali is a highly skilled full stack developer with a wealth of experience in leading software development roles. He has a strong background in various programming languages and frameworks, and is able to tackle complex projects with ease.

Jesiel Deshpande

Jesiel Deshpande

Business Development

📩 jesiel@autowhale.net

Jesiel acquired a broad range of experiences throughout years of working at various business development roles at Liquid coordinating business development for institutional sales, market making and listings. She brings her extensive knowledge to both business development as well as client relations to Autowhale.

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