Discover why Nick Ogurtsov, Executive Chairman of Lukka, thinks that adopting digital assets and understanding people is the key to succeeding during times of crisis (13-minute episode).
CEO BLINDSPOTS PODCAST GUEST: Nick Ogurtsov. He is currently the Executive Chairman of Lukka, a blockchain and digital assets software and data company. Nick went to college at the age of 14, and received degrees in computer science and physics. In addition to currently serving as Chairman of Lukka, he is also a very active investor, Board member, and advisor to various other start-up companies. Previously, Nick was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Risk Officer of a publicly traded company called KCG, a Wall Street trading firm which was trading 10-15% of US daily volume in equities and many other assets world-wide. After KCG was sold, Nick got very interested in the blockchain and digital assets space and came to Lukka first as an investor and later joined Lukka full time, first serving as COO, co-CEO and now Chairman. During his time at KCG, he was also a Board member of the DTCC and is very familiar with the traditional financial infrastructure. Prior to KCG, he spent most of his career on Wall Street at very large banks, where he got to build and run financial businesses world wide,including high-frequency trading, statistical arbitrage and market-making businesses.https://www.lukka.tech/
CEO BLINDSPOTS HOST: Birgit Kamps, Founder of the CEO Blindspots Podcast, Hire Universe LLC, and HireSynergy LLC (an “Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Company” and a “Best Company to Work for in Texas”); https://ceoblindspots.com/