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Matt Branton

Matt Branton is a distributed computing expert, with over ten years of experience in payment and trading system design and architecture. He was an early technologist at EWT, LLC (now Virtu Financial) and a founding partner at World Financial Desk, a market leading high frequency trading firm specialized in fixed income and derivative products. An early Bitcoin adopter (2010), he founded Coinlock for encrypted micropayment content delivery and has spent the last five years building smart contract and distributed ledger systems at Ember Financial. He has multiple blockchain patents pending, including his work on synthetic mining and novel derivatives products.