Meet our leadership

The Wave team is pioneering the bridge between traditional asset management and cutting edge technology
David Siemer
David Siemer
Chief Executive Officer
  • Co-Founder of Wavemaker, a global venture fund managing $325M in AUM across 300 companies
  • Founder of Siemer & Associates tech-focused investment bank (acquired by CEC Capital)
  • MBA U of Chicago, Series 66 securities license
Les Borsai
Les Borsai
Chief Strategy Officer
  • Serial entrepreneur and consultant
  • Advisor to Ripple, RightMesh, and YouNow
  • Early investor in Ethereum, Filecoin, Tezos, Stellar
Benjamin Tsai
Benjamin Tsai
President, Managing Partner
  • Former CEO of Merrill Lynch Singapore Commodities
  • Former Head of Alternative Investments Asia for AllianceBernstein
  • MBA UCLA, Series 65/3 securities license
Matteo Dante Perruccio
Matteo Dante Perruccio
President, International
  • 30 years experience in investment management
  • Global Head, Key Clients & Strategic Partners at Jupiter Asset Management
  • Founder of  Hermes BPK, CEO International of Pioneer Investments
Jennifer Wilde Anderson
Jennifer Wilde Anderson
Chief Operating Officer
  • Co-founder, Wave Financial
  • 10+ years of operating experience leading fund operations including compliance, legal, investor relations, finance, HR, and product.
  • Education: Yale University, B.A., cum laude, with Distinction in the Major. University of Chicago School of Law, J.D.
  • Bar Admissions: California
Justin Estrera
Justin Estrera
Chief Financial Officer
  • Over 15 years of experience as an auditor and trusted business advisor to emerging and established alternative and traditional asset managers
  • Previously served as CFO of a boutique investment manager and Vice President of Finance of a large hedge fund manager
  • Certified Public Accountant (California)
  • B.A., with honors, Business Economics from UCLA
Henry K. Elder
Henry K. Elder
Managing Director, Head of Treasury & Wealth Management
  •, Latitude Real Estate Investors (now LaSalle), George Smith Partners, ValueAct Capital
  • Arranged over $1b of investments across the real estate and tech sectors 
  • Series 66 securities license
David Roebuck
David Roebuck
Venture Principal
  • Business Development Manager, TRON Foundation
  • Principal, Sora Ventures
    Investment Analyst, Int’l Space Station, US National Laboratory
  • Analyst, DFJ Dragon Fund
Heidi Pease
Heidi Pease
Head of Investment Products
  • MBA & CEO, Los Angeles Blockchain Lab
  • Blockchain and Crypto Consultant for Panasonic and Lamborghini
  • Advisor to US Department Of Commerce Blockchain Trade Mission
Nauman Sheikh
Nauman Sheikh
Managing Director, Head of Protocol Treasury Management
  • Wall St veteran in global equities including derivatives, prime brokerage, research and capital markets
  • Former Head of Derivatives and Synthetic sales at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
  • Former Equity Derivatives and Synthetic prime brokerage distribution at Credit Suisse
  • MBA, Columbia Business School
  • Series 3, 4, 7, 24, 63
Annie Burford
Annie Burford
Vice President, Operations
  • 14+ years of experience in event marketing / operations
  • Former Vice President, CEC Capital Group
  • Former Director of Events, dot.LA
  • Siemer & Associates
  • BA, UConn
Jomjai Srisomburananont
Jomjai Srisomburananont
Vice President of Treasury & Wealth Management
  • Former Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch - Wealth Management
  • Former art dealer and consultant
  • MBA, Claremont Graduate University
  • MA, Sotheby’s Institute of Art
  • Series 7 & 66 securities licenses
  • Certified Exit Planning Advisor
Umed Saidov, CFA
Umed Saidov, CFA
Head of Staking Operations
  • Former global power & infrastructure banker (IFC, EBRD)
  • Digital asset and blockchain expert
  • Early Cardano stake pool operator 
  • Lunux and Haskell supporter 
Michael Jones
Michael Jones
Head of Business Development
  • Over a decade of Institutional, Family Office and Non-Profit Asset Management Experience (PIMCO, Goldman Sachs)
  • MBA, Vanderbilt University; B.S., California State University Northridge
  • FINRA license holder, Series 7, 66, & 3
Ben Hao
Ben Hao
Head of Trading
  • Founder of several financial modeling and trading firms
  • MD, Head of Asia, Deutsche Bank Alternative Trading hedge fund
  • MD, Global Head of Equity Quantitative Trading, Dresdner Kleinwort
Justin Chuh, CFA
Justin Chuh, CFA
Senior Trader
  • FX Trader, HC Tech
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • BS, Business Economics and Management, Arizona
Laurentius Harrer
Laurentius Harrer
Senior Banking Associate
  • Former M&A specialist investment banker at Houlihan Lokey’s Consumer, Food & Retail Group
  • Series 63 & 79
  • BBA, Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder
Jason Choi
Jason Choi
Senior Structuring Associate
  • Former Tech, Media & Telecom Corporate Banker at Bank of America Securities
  • Series 63 & 79
  • BA, Global Studies, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Tyler Matses
Tyler Matses
Venture Associate
  • Healthcare Investment Banking Analyst, Raymond James
  • Financial Analyst, Blackstone
  • BSBA, Finance, Ohio State University
Jack Lu
Jack Lu
Client Service Analyst
  • Investment Advisory Representative, Mutual of Omaha
  • BA, Financial Math and Statistics, UC Santa Barbara
  • Licensed Investment Advisory Representative
Lana Anderson
Lana Anderson
Operations Assistant
  • BS, Finance And Management Information Systems, SUNY Binghamton
Samuel Eisner
Samuel Eisner
  • Financial Advisor, Equitable Advisors
  • BS, Environmental Economics & Policy, UC Berkeley
  • Series 7 & 66 Licenses
Norraphon Dejruksavattana
Norraphon Dejruksavattana
  • Quantitative Trader, Independent 
  • Algorithmic Trading Advisor, AMR Trading Capital
  • Quantitative Portfolio Manager, AMR Trading Capital
  • Algorithmic Trader, AMR Trading Capital 
  • BBA, Investment Finance and Economics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Aric Chang
Aric Chang
Venture Analyst
  • Investment Consultant, Aves Lair
  • Compliance Consultant, Aspect Advisors
  • Series 7, 24, & 63 holder
  • BA, Political Science and Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
Joanna Nesgoda
Joanna Nesgoda
Legal Operations Manager
  • Compliance and Risk Specialist, AGIA
  • Paralegal at BFAS Law & JDSA Law, specializing in entity formation and management
  • CA Notary Public
John Caldwel
John Caldwel
NFT Principal

John is a tastemaker and contributor to the tight knight NFT community.

He trades creates and manages communities in almost every major NFT project.


  • The intersection of traditional and digital art markets
  • Historical provenance and relevance of non-fungible assets that exist on-chain
  • Generative art, NFT Photography, gated content, and communities that utilize NFTs
Marcus Peters
Marcus Peters
Operations Associate
  • 7+ years experience in Financial Services operations, compliance, and sales at JPMorgan, Lincoln Financial
  • MS, International Business, University of Delaware
  • Series 7, 63, 65 securities licenses
Paige Golay
Paige Golay
Executive Assistant
  • Master's in Applied Leadership and Management, Thunderbird School of Global Management, top 20%
  • Air Force Veteran
  • Member of Beta Gamma Sigma- International Business Honor Society 
Kristeen Rodriguez
Kristeen Rodriguez
Junior Accountant
  • Former Tax Associate at Macias Gini & O'Connell LLP
  • BS, Business Administration, Concentration in Accounting, SFSU


Bill Woodward

Venture Capitalist with $3 billion in exits, including Macromedia, Launch Media, Myspace, Nevenvision, Pulse, and Cognet

Charles Hoskinson

Founder of Cardano & Co-Founder of Ethereum

Michael Arrington

Founder of TechCrunch and Arrington Capital

Rahilla Zafar

Advisory Board Wave Financial

Ken Nguyen

Managing Partner, Insight Capital. VC / PE investor, complex special situations banker; McCourt Global, Blackstone, Citigroup

Comprehensive Benefits
Flexible Work Arrangements
Health & Wellness Benefits
Parental Leave
Benny's Tacos

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