Management

Gilbert Kreuzthaler
Gilbert KreuzthalerCEO

After working for several years as a banker, Gilbert pursued further education and graduated from a technical school for computer science and business informatics.

Following this, Gilbert worked for around 20 years as a software engineer, requirements manager, project manager and external project consultant for various international software and financial service groups such as: BAWAG/PSK Austria, Ceska Sporitelna, Unisys International, Allianz Austria/Suisse and Allianz SE.

In 1999 he started to focus on EOD swing trading, and after receiving a professional trading education in Germany and New York, he gradually switched to intraday trading.

In 2007/2008 he traded for a US-based prop trading firm for approximately 1.5 years.

As the founder and CEO of TradeEscort.com, Gilbert is responsible for the architecture and design of AgenaTrader Basic and the development of the components that support trading with AgenaTrader++, as well as for the worldwide launch of the trading platform and its upcoming services.

B2B / B2C / PR

Daniel S
Daniel SB2C Management
As a young student, Daniel was already very interested in IT: he carried out his own software development projects and graduated from business school with information technology as a key aspect.

In his business career, he mainly worked for international and national companies such as HYNDAI (logistics & transport management), and later on for Item Austria (sales account management).

His second educational route led him to the University of Vienna.

Manuel S
Manuel SB2C / QA
Manuel is in his third semester of International Business Management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, with a main focus on Finance.

He discovered his passion for the financial markets at the age of 16, and has been dedicated to the Dow Theory as well as the Volume Spread Analysis since then.

Alkestis S
Alkestis SB2C
Alkestis originally worked as a pedagogic with focus on educating the highly gifted. As part of additional trainings she earned a degree as Business Coach and extended her proficiencies in the area of competence development and self-improvement as well as individual goal orientation and communication training.

Her distinct interest in investing, stock exchange and trading psychology finally led Alkestis´ path to AgenaTrader, where she is boosting the team with her particular skills in the field of education and support.

Iryna M
Iryna MPR Management
Iryna graduated from Kiev National Economic University with a master’s degree in finance and banking.
In over 5 years of working experience, she actively collaborated in numerous B2B projects, holding the position of ‘head of investment department’ in the last 2 years.

Iryna recently received a second master’s degree at the University of Vienna in the field of business administration with a focus on financial markets.

In particular, her interest in trading was awakened by a specific financial focus in education.

Since 04/2014, she has been strengthening the AgenaTrader team in the field of internationalization.

Lizzie WW
Lizzie WWTranslator & interpreter
Motivated by her strong interest in languages, Lizzie obtained her bachelor’s degree in “transcultural communication” at Vienna University in March 2014 and has since been gaining experience translating in various subject areas.

She joined TradeEscort in mid-2014 and has been supporting the team in the implementation of the software in the English-speaking world ever since. Lizzie loves to travel, speaks German and Spanish fluently alongside her native English and is currently attempting to teach herself Italian!

Dejan M
Dejan MIT-Infrastructure / B2B
Following training at Kapsch AG to become an IT specialist, Dejan has subsequently implemented numerous projects in the position of project manager. To further his professional advancement, he studied International Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Through his work at Brokerjet Bank AG, Dejan was introduced to trading on the stock exchange. Ever since, he has been very interested in the processes on the market. In order to improve his professional profile, he spent many years abroad in cooperation with the United Nations.

After this, Dejan worked for A1, Telecom and ACP IT Solutions. As a trader, he has dedicated himself to studying technical analysis as well as market technique. His focus within these issues lies in the technically correct execution of signals. In February 2014, his passion for trading lead him to Tradeescort.

He is responsible for B2B as well as technical infrastructure.

Kenneth O
Kenneth OB2B Development
Ken´s career in the financial markets, started as a Proprietary trader, focusing on Short Term Interest Rate (STIR) Futures in 2004. He consequently enhanced his knowledge by becoming a stockbroker for an Austrian based Investment Firm, specializing in Blue Chip Stocks.

Ken gained an MBA (Master of Business Administration) from Leeds University. This combined with a Practitioner Accreditation, under the National Federation of Neuro Linguistic Psychology, has assisted in a greater understanding of the market participant characteristics.

In 2010 Ken´s reputation in the market place flourished by becoming a Director of Alternative Asset Management (UK) Ltd.

Thereafter, Ken was appointed the Portfolio Manager for Eurivex, specialising in the Currency Exchange market.

Ken´s role within AgenaTrader is focused on Business development.

Quality Assurance

Aleksandar M
Aleksandar MQA Management
After obtaining his bachelor’s degree at the University of Novi Sad, Aleks took his first steps in the business world as an export manager in the steel industry.

There he spent three years exporting steel products and occasionally analyzing London Metal Exchange prices for exporting purposes.

In 2013 he left the black steel industry, enrolling in a master’s degree at the University of Ljubljana (Business Informatics) and starting new employment where he acquired experience in the field of IT project management.

He spent the last semester of his education at the Vienna University of Economics, which is where the first contact with TradeEscort was established.

He has been working in Quality Assurance since March 2015, and is now in charge of the department.

Sofia N
Sofia NQA Management
Sofia joined the AgenaTrader team as a QA engineer in 2015.
Sofia has excellent critical thinking. In some ways, this became the reason that she chose her current occupation. For one year, Sofia worked with different projects mostly connected with trading.

She improved her skills in black box testing. Sofia is experienced in installation, functional, performance, regression, and compatibility testing.

Sofia graduated from a Technical University. She has a master’s degree with honors in Computer Sciences.

Sofia takes part in social activities and was co-organizer of several educational conferences, including IT-oriented events.

Development

Nazarii P
Nazarii PHead of Development
Nazarii has a strong knowledge of mathematics and algorithms, object-oriented design and design patterns, along with a large amount of experience in software architecture design, multithreading, parallel programming and network programming.

During the last 5 years, he has been working with .NET/C# related technologies in trading and enterprise projects. He also has experience working with Windows Forms, WPF, WCF, ADO.NET, Linq, Entity Framework and trading APIs such as Barchart, Interactive Brokers, MBTrading, TeleTrader, Dukascopy, IQFeed and so on.

In his position at AgenaTrader.com he leads the development of the AgenaTrader Basic trading platform, administers technical connections to the brokers and manages technical implementations.

Anatoliy D
Anatoliy DDevelopment
Anatoliy began his software engineering career about 10 years ago, and has been working to improve AgenaTrader for 5 years already. Talent, hard work and perseverance make Anatoliy a skillful specialist.

During this time, Anatoliy (Tolik) learned a lot about trading. He has in-depth knowledge and great experience regarding trading APIs: Barchart, Interactive Brokers, MBTrading, TeleTrader, Dukascopy, IQFeed etc.

As a software developer, Anatoliy’s strengths are object-oriented design and design patterns, algorithms, architecture design, software multithreading, parallel and network programming.

Іn addition, he is very adept in system architecture and system administration.
Tolik has been working with .NET/C# related technologies in trading, Windows Forms, WPF, WCF, Linq, ADO.NET, Entity Framework for 10 years.

What’s more, Tolik is an OS X professional. He is always up-to-date with new trends in IT and is constantly evolving as a professional.

Oleg H
Oleg HDevelopment
Oleg joined the AgenaTrader team in 2016. He is continuously improving his knowledge of trading.
During his studies at a Technical University, Oleg was interested in Math and Cyber Security.

He spent a lot of time gaining extensive knowledge and experience in object-oriented design, algorithms, design patterns, software architecture design, multithreading, parallel, concurrent, and network programming. Oleg has a master’s degree with honors in Computer Science.

Oleg has been working with .NET/C# related technologies, WinForms, WPF, Entity Framework, MVVM and Async/await for two years. He has profound knowledge in C++ and JavaScript.