We began our journey in 2009, when Evgeny and Adam met working at INTERPOL. They started a friendship that grew into a mutual passion for disruptive technology.
Inca now boasts a team of some of the best engineers, analysts, and security experts around the world. We are a veteran-owned small business striving to make intelligence accessible.
Edwin Marcial has 25 years of experience leading technology teams, and architecting and developing software systems. Mr. Marcial is the former founder, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). During his tenure at ICE, Edwin created and managed one of the most talented and effective technology teams in the country. The team of over 350 developers and technologists designed and built every mission critical system used to operate ICE markets, exchanges and clearing houses. Edwin has been noted for several honors including one of the top 10 CIOs on Wall Street in 2010, InfoWorld’s top 25 CTOs in 2009, and in 2007 Mr. Marcial was named the Georgia Corporate CIO of the Year.
Gina Grosso is a retired Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force. She is a global strategic leader with 32 years of experience culminating as the United States Air Force’s chief of personnel. She is skilled at leading large, diverse organizations through change that improves business results and has experience briefing national security issues at the highest levels of the Federal government, to include Congress. She has a background in applied mathematics from Carnegie Mellon. She's now bringing all of this experience to Inca to help them grow.
New York, NY
Michel Finzi is Chief Commercial Officer at Tassat, a global financial technology provider of innovative solutions bridging the traditional and digital asset markets. Prior to working at Tassat, Michel spent five years as the Head of Global Sales and Marketing at RealTick, a financial technology firm that was acquired by Barclays, and served as a Managing Director at Instinet for 15 years. He's an extreme sports guy at heart - skiing, surfing, and even still skateboarding to work in his suit on occasion.
Adam is a social entrepreneur and former US Air Force Judge Advocate, where he served as a prosecutor at Joint Base Andrews and operations law attorney in Afghanistan. He has managed and developed projects around new technology for international organizations like INTERPOL and the World Health Organization. He is a 2020 Atlantic Council Millennium Fellow. When not working, Adam enjoys practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. One time he rolled with Relson Gracie in Brazil. He lost.
Evgeny built IT surveillance systems for the Central Bank of France, designed database access solutions for INTERPOL, and helped Diebold secure electronic voting systems during U.S. presidential elections. No elections were hacked on his watch!
New York, NY
Jim has a proven track record of building top companies in the electronic trading space. Among his experience over the past 21 years in finance, he scaled Hudson River Trading from a team of 8 to 100+ employees in 3 years, invented innovative order types including Instinet’s VWAP Cross, launched one of the first U.S. dark pools and European multilateral trading facilities (Chi- X) and designed incredibly effective compensation programs. His efforts resulted in Inet ECN, Instinet, and Brut ECN being acquired for a combined amount exceeding $2B.
Zach is an attorney with over a dozen years of experience advising on compliance obligations under the federal securities laws. His experience spans nine years at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Corporate Finance and Office of the General Counsel. Prior to the SEC, he practiced at Latham & Watkins. He spent over 4 years building a rock wall in his back-yard. It’s taken him another 4 years to climb it.
Égor received his Master’s degree in applied linguistics from the Sorbonne University in Paris. His dark past hides his vast experience building language models for one of the oldest machine translation companies in the world. He has viking beard rings and is collecting karma points to go to Valhalla.
Jules is a US Air Force veteran and blockchain advocate. He has a background in engineering, Russian studies and finance. Occassionally he still flies airplanes.
Yana is our Splunk fairy that comes when everything else fails. She joined Inca becuase building out and supporting distributed log management systems for a telecom giant wasn't challenging enough for her. You can see her work behind most of the advanced analytics in NTerminal.
While obtaining her degree in Information Security, Yulia did multiagent systems research and spent a summer at an antivirus lab. Now she splits her time between building out Inca's Content Delivery Chain and diving deep into blockchain data.
Alina made the bold choice of majoring in robotics at Nazarbayev University. Being one of a few women in her program, she worked on various software projects while still a student. She is now juggling open-source NLP components to produce custom state of the art Named Entity Recognition and Message Classification models. Google engineers once told us that she beat them at an AI competition using their own tools because "she had more data".
Sofia is a graduate of the Higher School of Economics, and specializes in quantitative research in economics. Constantly setting goals and achieving them, she taught herself to play the drums. This is how her neighbors began to hate RHCP.
St. Petersburg, Russia
Alex is a front-end developer specializing in web application development. Creating useful and beautiful user interfaces is what Alex eats, sleeps, and dreams about. He is also an avid EDM music composer.
Christina is a recent graduate with background in economic sociology. Having carried out sociological research at university, she now uses this experience to uncover hidden patterns in the digital asset space.
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Marina has a background in political content analysis and finance. She is excited about bringing transparency to the foggy world of cryptocurrency. An ambitious yogi, she is trying to experience the true nature of reality by studying eastern philosophies and practicing meditation.
After spending 8 years in U.S. Army Special Operations deploying globally as a Satellite/IT Operations SME, Eric pivoted to academia earning a degree in Political Science from Columbia University focusing in International Relations. In his spare time, Eric enjoys hanging out with family and feeding his curiosity.
Silver Spring, MD
Lozzi went to Talmudic College of Florida for undergraduate school, where he fell in love with solving complex Talmudic problems. Seeing he was good at sophisticated analysis and legal interpretation, he joined Georgetown Law in 2019. In his capacity at Inca, Lozzi takes care of all things legal, including compliance, contract negotiations, and the whole gamut of complex issues that may arise while running a fintech startup. Lozzi enjoys spending his free time having fun with his wife and kids, reading Dostoyevski, going on 15-mile runs, and snowboarding.
Nelly is a soon-to-be Applied Linguistics graduate from the Sorbonne University in Paris. She's building multi-cloud document databases and learning from other NLP engineers.
Matt is a data analyst with a background in network system administration, security, and integration for the US Navy. He now lives in Italy and likes to drop food pictures in the company group chat to make every one else jealous.