Anton Golub is the founder and CEO of Flov Technologies AG, a financial technology company with a vision of a global peer-to-peer marketplace that utilizes distributed ledger technology as a settlement infrastructure. Anton is also a co-founder and non-executive board member of Trust Square AG, a pre-eminent blockchain technology hub located in Zurich's financial district.
In 2013 Anton co-founded Lykke Corp, a Swiss based company that is building a global marketplace on top of the blockchain for the free exchange of digital assets. Prior to Lykke, he worked as a quantitative researcher at Olsen Ltd, an asset management firm that pioneered the field of computerized trading. As a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Manchester Business School, Anton worked on high-frequency trading, market micro-structure and flash crashes.
In 2012 he was invited to participate in the Foresight Project - The Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets, an international project on algorithmic trading funded by HM Treasury in the UK. Anton has also been involved in several research projects backed by the European Union (EU) and he is currently in the Supervisory Board for the BigDataFinance project funded through Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation.
He has co-authored 10 academic papers and two books.
Anton holds a PhD from the University of Geneva.