The Logos Team

Logos brings together a leading team of mathematicians, economists, engineers, and startup veterans. Four PhDs, decades of FinTech dev experience, and even a rocket scientist — all building the payment system of the future.


Michael Zochowski

Founder & CEO

Michael has been captivated by DLT technology and crypto investing since 2013. Before creating Logos, Michael worked at Ellington Management Group, a multi-billion dollar hedge fund, on quantitative strategy portfolio management. Michael completed a joint B.A. in Statistics and M.S. in Applied Mathematics in 4 years from Harvard University, where he was a multi-year John Harvard Scholar.

Carl Hua

Head of Engineering

Carl has a decade of software and system engineering experience at NASA JPL and Northrop Grumman, where he worked on safety critical software for autonomous flight systems. He most recently worked on the core flight software which flies the NASA Europa Clipper Mission and has led large teams in full life cycle software development. Carl received an M.S. in Systems Engineering from UCLA.

Doug Wallace

Head of Finance & Operations

A startup executive for the past 20 years, Doug has launched and operated companies across sectors to include Digital Media, Cloud Computing, CyberSecurity, and Gaming. Prior to his startup efforts, Doug was an investment banker at Bank of America and a marketing rep at IBM. Doug received an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a BS from the University of Virginia.

Investors & Partners

Executive Advisory Board & Contributors

Bill Raduchel, PhD

Strategic Advisor & Angel Investor

  • Former CIO, CSO, and CFO, Sun Microsystems
  • Former CTO, AOL/Time Warner
  • Former Professor of Economics, Harvard
Jeff Schroeder

Board of Directors, Goldman Sachs Bank USA

  • Former CAO and Management Committee at Goldman
  • Former COO of Goldman Securities Division
  • Yale School of Management Board of Advisors
David Smalling, PhD

Lead Strategic Advisor

  • Former head of Mid-Horizon Research, MBFI at Blackrock
  • Economics Ph.D. from Harvard; B.S./M.S. in Mathematics from Yale
  • 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30
Ken Wainstein

National Security Expert

  • Former Homeland Security Advisor to President George W. Bush
  • Former Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division (DOJ)
  • Former General Counsel/Chief of Staff at the FBI
Matt Olsen

Cyber Security Expert

  • Chief Security and Trust Officer at Uber
  • Former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center under President Obama
  • Former General Counsel at the NSA
Keri Findley

FinTech Investor

  • Former Partner at Third Point, managing private credit investments
  • Experienced advisor and investor in FinTech startups
Varun Ganapathi, PhD

Senior AI Research Scientist, Udacity

  • CEO & Co-Founder of, a cloud computing company acquired by Udacity.
  • Co-Founder, Numovis, computer vision company acquired by Google.
  • Stanford CS PhD
Adam Clark-Joseph, PhD

Assistant Professor, UIUC

  • Research includes payment systems, market-microstructure, and high-dimensional statistics
  • Harvard Economics PhD, Cambridge Economics MS, Yale Math and Economics BS
Lorin Gu

Founding Partner, Parametric Fund

  • Leads venture investments at Parametric Fund
  • Former Venture Partner at FreeS Fund
  • AB/SM from Harvard in Applied Math and Economics
Ian McLoughlin

CEO, Liquid Sky

  • Founded Liquid Sky, one of the biggest users of Cloud GPU
  • Expert in high performance, low latency infrastructure development
Theresa Tse

Chairwoman, SinoBiopharm

  • Chairwoman of one of China's leading pharmaceutical companies
  • Experienced in tech entrepreneurship
  • Wharton Economics BS
Gerard Holzmann, PhD

Consultant, Formal Verification

  • Senior Faculty Associate in Computer Science at Caltech
  • Pioneer of formal verification for distributed systems at NASA and Bell Labs
  • 2012 NASA Exception Engineering Achievement Award