Neil has previously worked at Wedbush Securities and ABN AMRO Clearing in quantitative risk and credit for fixed income, and options and futures trading strategies. He also served as the Head of Business and Product Development for BANKEX, a blockchain startup focused on smart contracts for liquidity optimization. Neil has developed smart-contract architectures for private placement exchanges, micro-financing, real estate, as well as complex and illiquid asset classes, natural resources, and futures markets. He has also worked in corporate banking leading structured finance deals ranging from $500K up to $2.4B across a variety of industries including real-estate.
Neil is also a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served two tours in Iraq. Neil holds an MS in analytics from the University of Chicago and his capstone paper on Mean-Variance Optimization for Equity Portfolios was cited in the book Financial Analytics with R: Building a Laptop Laboratory for Data Science, published in 2016.