Cryptoloans Platform Lendingblock Taps Luca Sbarella as CTObr>
Lendingblock has appointed Luca Sbardella as Chief technology officer. The company is an open exchange for cryptocurrency loans.
Sbardella is an experienced software engineer and quant developer, having worked as a CTO, lead software engineer and senior quant developer at BAML, BMLL Technologies and Citigroup. During this time, he had extensive experience as a senior quantitative developer on trading desks working closely on interest rate options and exotics.
Prior to this he was was a hedge fund manager at Investec, developing the technology and algorithmic part of a quantitative hedge fund product. He has also been a trader himself, trading in currency, currency options and fixed income for Ulpia SA, JWM Partners and Nomura.
Sbardella holds a Masters Degree in Aeronautical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics Calculus and Computing and a PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics and Applied Mathematics from Imperial College London.