Team

OUR TEAM

Mutisya Ndunda
Mutisya Ndunda
CEO

Mutisya has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry and is responsible for setting the Company’s overall strategy and vision. Mutisya also plays an active role in the development of the company’s machine learning technologies.

Previously, Mutisya was the Head of Strategy & Business Development for Bloomberg’s Enterprise Solutions. Prior to Bloomberg, he was the Head of North America Business Development for SIG.

Mutisya holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and a Master’s Degree in Financial Engineering from Cornell University.

Michael Bishop
Michael Bishop
CTO

Michael has 20+ years experience in Financial Services, startups and technology. He previously worked at JP Morgan where he led a team of technology professionals within the Private Bank to build an online platform. Earning a promotion during this time, he took over a global team of 200 in the Investment Bank before leaving the firm to begin his life as an entrepreneur.

While running a small private equity and arbitrage firm, he traveled the world advising startups in locations as diverse as South Africa, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Hungary. He is also an advisor to tech companies AdvisorConnect, Grey Jean Technologies and X1 Advisors Inc.

Shawn Zhang
Shawn Zhang
Quant Developer

Shawn Zhang is a quantitative developer at Alpha Vertex where he is responsible for researching and building machine learning models to perform advanced time series forecasting, portfolio optimization and sentiment analysis.

Shawn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with honors from the University of International Business and Economics in China, and is completing a Masters in Statistics at Rutgers University.

Dennis Egan
Dennis Egan
Software Developer

Dennis is a software engineer at Alpha Vertex where he is responsible for developing technologies for natural language processing and understanding.

Dennis is a core developer on several advanced projects including Rob Oto, an AI capable of monitoring global financial markets in real time, researching investment ideas and performing automated entity recognition from documents.

Dustin Litorja
Dustin Litorja
Marketing & Content Development

Dustin works on marketing and content development activities at Alpha Vertex. Dustin’s diverse background started in the engineering consulting industry, where he worked for Black & Veatch as a contract engineer, followed by 4 years in the intellectual property data industry with Chicago-based startup, ktMINE.

Equally passionate about technology and business, Dustin approaches marketing and content development from a value-first perspective. He is also a professional photographer.