EXAGON is an investment company devoted to comprehensive cryptocurrency risk management.
John oversees Exagon managed accounts. Prior to founding Exagon LLC, John worked for Tim Enneking’s hedge fund, Crypto Currency Fund (CCF), which won numerous awards including being ranked in the top 10 for in-class performance 5 out of 8 years of its history.
John spoke at the first global Bitcoin Conference “Bitcoin 2013: The Future of Payments” in San Jose, California and worked at OEMs of dedicated Bitcoin ASICs (specialized supercomputers), including as the seventh employee at the first Bitcoin company to receive venture capital funding (2011). He first became intrigued by Bitcoin when the computation power of mining chips first exceeded the combined capabilities of the top 500 supercomputers, illustrating the efficiency of decentralized incentives.
After recognizing the power of the Blockchain, John founded one of the first Bitcoin focused investment companies before joining the Crypto Currency Fund (CCF) as its alternative investment expert. CCF was the first regulated and actively traded crypto-currency hedge fund and John grew the organization, recruiting new traders and researchers, and also managing mining operations.
John graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Economics and from Phillips Exeter Academy (2010), Cum Laude. He was the first student to pay for tuition in Bitcoin. He resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Bruce Richardson was one of the most highly trained soldiers in the US Army as an airborne, ranger, artillery officer. He is a Wharton MBA, a former CPA with KPMG and former CFO with Quadion Corporation. With the executive team the company was sold for over $100 million.
He served for 16 years on the St. Louis Park school board and for 10 years on the Association of Metropolitan School Districts board where he served as chair of the Executive and Legislative committees. He continues to serve on the St. Louis Park Public Schools Foundation board and on the board of the Veterans Defense Project. He is a facilitator for “Echoes of War” and Veterans Voices discussion groups at the Minnesota Humanities Center.
He does organizational work for the Minnesota Student Leadership Seminar and consults on leadership, finance and strategy for RSI Consulting. He and his wife Audrey live in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
Christopher advises on FX strategy. Christopher was previously the head strategist for Bank of America on their currency options desk. He is a forerunner of thought leadership in foreign exchange rate market volatility and risk analysis. As a trader he consistently generated positive P&L on a monthly basis managing positions by utilizing comprehensive fundamental and technical analysis, while observing sound risk-management principles.
Christopher covered FX options for BofA where he acted as market maker in G10 vanilla options before becoming BofA’s Chief FX Options Strategist. Christopher managed the banks weekly publication of the flagship FX volatility research report which highlights shifting macro trends and trading opportunities in FX options.
Christopher has been cited in the Financial Times, Barron’s, Business Insider, and other financial publications. Christopher advises Exagon on its price targeting and trend following strategies in cryptocurrencies based on his macroeconomic understanding of G10 FX markets and substantial trading experience. In his spare time Chirstopher is an avid pianist and sports enthusiast. He resides in New York City.