Garrett See | CEO
DV Chain

Garrett See, CEO, DV Chain

Garrett See is the CEO of DV Chain, which is a proprietary trading firm that makes markets in cryptocurrencies, both electronically and OTC.

Garrett has been a quantitative trader and data analyst his entire career. After trading derivatives successfully for several years, he helped launch DV Global Securities, which traded equities in over a dozen countries around the globe. As Head of Trading and Operations at DV Global Securities, Garrett built out the middle and back office infrastructure, designed and oversaw the creation of front office trading software, and developed trading strategies that continue to generate alpha. DV Global Securities was eventually absorbed by DV Trading where the scope of Garrett's role expanded to include
the oversight of trading and operations of global trading in all asset classes including equities, fixed
income, futures, options, and FX.

In 2016, Garrett co-founded DV Chain, along with the principals of DV Trading, to adapt the technology and trading strategies employed by DV Trading to bring liquidity to cryptocurrency markets.


TSC 2018 - DAY 1 @ 09:20

Chomping at the Bit(coin) – how will the institutionalization of cryptocurrencies impact investment portfolios, electronic trading desks and capital markets at large?

  • Good as gold? Should investors buy cryptocurrencies or gold as a safe-haven asset? How will the emergence of digital currencies impact the value of gold, silver and other stores of value in the short and long term?
  • Regulatory risk – what developments do risk-averse institutions need to see on the regulatory front to quell concerns about compliance?  
  • Ripple effect – how will the democratized, decentralized and disintermediated foundation of digital currency markets affect change across the entire capital markets ecosystem? 
  • Crypto block trading – current and future developments for facilitating the execution of large institutional digital currency trades
  • Bitcoin futures – how will the enabling institutional and retail customers to trade Bitcoin futures products on regulated derivatives exchanges like CME and CBOE impact the growth and legitimacy of the digital currency ecosystem?
  • Bitcoin ETFs – what are the implications of a regulatory approved Bitcoin ETF?
  • Volatility & systemic risk – could the wild price swings associated with cryptocurrencies pose a risk to clearing houses and overall market stability?  
  • Re-thinking market infrastructure – how could the inner workings of markets be re-invented to both attract an enthusiastic new generation of cryptocurrency traders while safeguarding against new risks posed by wild price gyrations?
  • Non-correlation effect & institutional portfolios – how can institutional investors leverage Bitcoin’s extremely low correlation with traditional asset classes to optimize their portfolios?

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