Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Karl Härdle
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Karl Härdle is the director of the Ladislaus von Bortkiewicz chair of statistics at the Humboldt-University in Berlin. He is the theoretical core driver behind the project and gives scientific advice.
Simon Trimborn is a research assistant at the Humboldt-University in Berlin. He holds an M.Sc. in statistics and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from Humboldt-University and Hamburg University respectively. Simon is the founder of CRIX and is responsible for the derivation of CRIX and the infrastructure of the database.
Alisa Kolesnikova is a researcher at Humboldt University focusing on machine learning and statistics with a Master degree in Management from St. Andrews University. She is a creator of the VCRIX volatility index and is now applying her finance experience in integration of scientific research into financial practices.
David Lee Kuo Chuen
David Lee founded Ferrell Asset Management in 1999 and is currently the Director of Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics. He holds the appointment of Practice Professor of Quantitative Finance, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, in Singapore Management University. He graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a PhD in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. He gives scientific advice while the construction and supports the project together with his institute.
Ernie Gin Swee Teo
Ernie Teo obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of New South Wales in 2008. He is a research fellow at the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, Singapore Management University. He joined the institute after his extensive teaching experience as an Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University. He gives scientific advice to the CRIX project.
TM is is the chief tech guy of CoinGecko. He holds a BS in Computer Science and a minor in Psychology from Purdue University. TM is a product engineer who loves building stuff from the ground up. He is together with Bobby the data provider for the cryptocurrencies from which CRIX is computed.
Bobby is the chief economist of CoinGecko. He graduated with a degree in Economics from University College London in 2012. Bobby also curates AltcoinWeekly, a weekly cryptocurrency newsletter. He is together with TM the data provider for the cryptocurrencies from which CRIX is computed.
Hermann Elendner is a professor at the School of Business & Economics in Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He studies the cross section of cryptocurrencies and the gains from using CRIX as an investment vehicle.
Cathy Yi-Hsuan Chen
Cathy Yi-Hsuan Chen is a professor at the School of Business & Economics in Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and a principal investigator of the International Research Training Group 1792 – High Dimensional Non Stationary Time Series. She studies the econometric models for the CRIX family and applies the text mining techniques to digital currencies.