Kostas Chalikias joins Hxro as Chief Technology Officer

Mar 23, 2022 | Company News | 0 comments

Hxro is pleased to announce Kostas Chalikias has joined as Chief Technology Officer.

Kostas brings over 15 years of professional experience as an engineer deeply embedded in the financial markets, trading, and sports betting industries. At Hxro, Kostas will oversee the organization’s core technology infrastructure, services, and engineering team. He will also serve as a Core Engineering Contributor to Hxro Foundation.

Hxro CEO and Co-Founder Dan Gunsberg commented, “We are incredibly excited to welcome Kostas to Hxro. I have had the pleasure of getting to know Kostas over several months prior to him joining the organization. Between his professional experience and domain expertise, the reputation he has built amongst his peers and his thorough understanding of Hxro’s goals, I have very high conviction in his ability to successfully lead our organization’s ambitious technical and engineering initiatives.”

From 2020 until joining Hxro, Kostas served as a Software Engineer at Atomico – a large European-based venture firm that has backed such companies as Stripe, Klarna, and Masterclass. From 2015 to 2018, Kostas served as Chief Technology Officer of Stratagem Technologies. Stratagem was a cutting-edge tech company that merged machine learning techniques with online sports betting. At Stratagem, Kostas architected and built the platform’s data streaming pipeline, trading and research ecosystem, and OMS. In 2018 Stratagem was acquired by Blockchain.com.

Before Stratagem, Kostas spent five years at Goldman Sachs as a strategist in their Equity Algorithmic Trading division.

He holds a BEng in Electronic Engineering from the University of Bristol and a Masters in Integrated Circuit Design from Imperial College London.

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