Wilfred Daye

Chief Executive Officer, Samara Alpha Management

Wilfred Daye is CEO of Samara Alpha Management, with ultimate responsibility for Samara Alpha’s investment activity and risk management. A pioneer among cryptocurrency experts, he has more than 20 years of experience in traditional financial markets and digital asset management. Previously, Wilfred was CEO of Enigma Securities, a cryptocurrency broker and liquidity provider. Prior to that, he ran a cryptocurrency exchange as head of financial markets and CEO of OKCoin, following his role as president and portfolio manager at Noble Capital International, where he was responsible for cryptocurrency trading. Wilfred developed his strong knowledge of financial markets through positions as a structured credit quantitative analyst and trader at UBS, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, and ZS Structured Capital Management/D.B. Zwirn. He began his career in securitized products at Lehman Brothers. Wilfred holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and 79 licenses and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).