Smarkets Team

Investors
  1. Jason Trost CEO / Founder

    Prior to founding Smarkets, Jason was an application developer at UBS’s Global Asset Management (New York) where he focused on innovative web technologies. Jason founded internet startup Descipher, a consumer medical website and has also been an equities trader at Great Point Capital (Chicago).

  2. Mika Boström VP of Engineering

    A long-time security advocate, Mika joined Smarkets after working as an embedded software architect for Nomovok in Finland. He manages our developers and keeps a watchful eye on the technical side of things. He cycles less than he'd like to.

  3. Roberto Bruggemann Software Engineer

    Half Italian/Half German Roberto joined Smarkets from Bloomberg to help improve our trading systems.

  4. Jakub Stasiak Software Engineer

    A strong advocate for Vim Jakub joined us having previously worked for Focus Telecom in Poland.

    Jakub will be helping us develop Smarkets with a bit of help from his true specialization in game simulation technologies.

  5. Terence Hoosen Software Engineer

    A seasoned developer with experience at companies like Greenpeace, UBS and pH group Terence will be improving Smarkets with his wide range of web technology knowledge.

  6. Alex Dias Software Engineer

    Alex joined us after getting his Computer Engineering MSc degree from TU Lisbon. Previously he had been doing academic research in robot localization and GPUs.

  7. Luca Lanziani Software Engineer

    Linux addict, software engineer, hacker & passionate traveler. Luca joined Smarkets to bring his talent, and a piece of Italy, to the company.

  8. Andy Boot Software Engineer

    Andy previously worked at Deutsche bank, Citi and Dresdner Kleinwort before leaving to co-found his own startup. He cycles and skates and built the prototype for Citymapper.

  9. Mike Baker Software Engineer

    Mike joined the Smarkets team following previous work developing manufacturing execution systems, he has worked on a variety of projects here, including leading development of the android app.

  10. Corinna Herbst Head of Business Operations

    Corinna joined the team to look after Business Operations & Processes, Marketing and Strategy. She holds an MBA from INSEAD and brings significant international experience, having lived in Germany, France, the UK and Singapore during her career to date.

  11. Tom Hardman Business Development

    Before joining Smarkets, Tom spent a year working for a senior politician in Westminster. He graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Theology, and works with the business team on finance and compliance.

  12. Daniel Tervit Business Development

    Daniel joined Smarkets in 2013 to help with customer support and business development. Prior to Smarkets Daniel spent 5 years as a manager at Ladbrokes whilst completing a BA Hons degree in Business Administration.

  13. Greg Le Guyader Business Development

    Greg spent four years working in the hospitality industry whilst completing a BSc Economics degree. At the same time he was heavily involved in sports trading and gained significant insight into the industry. He comes to us to work on business development.

  14. Gary Worrall Business Development

    Gary joined Smarkets to work on customer support and business development after completing his degree in Business Management at the University of East Anglia. During his studies Gary enjoyed a part-time marketing role at The Gambling Times.

  15. Ian Cilia Compliance Officer

    Ian looks after our relationship with the regulatory authorities.