Who we are & what motivates us

Secured Finance designed a protocol from the accumulated knowledge of 40-years of the financial industry that governs 600+ trillion dollars and made the interbank market system open to the public.

Core Values

  • Technical Curiosity

    To solve complex technical problems we have passion and curiosity. To do it the right way, we have focus and dedication.

  • Financial Expertise

    We're following international battle-tested protocols with over 40 years of track record and proactively engage the evolution of finance.

  • Comply with Regulations

    We're not only reducing the counterparty risks but also watching closer to compliance risks counterparties may have.

Our Team

  • Masa 'Senshi' Kikuchi
    Masakazu Kikuchi
    Co-Founder & CEO

    Former Head of Derivatives Structuring at HSBC
 with over 17 years of experience in traditional finance. Member at Trusted Web (Web3) Council in the Cabinet Secretariat of Japan


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    Bach Adylbekov
    Co-Founder & COO

    Second time founder of Web3 startup. Distributed network engineer and inventor of Dione our in-house cross-chain interoperability solution

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    Timo Lee
    Community Lead

    Multilingual and multicultural business developer. Contributor to Web3, IPFS, and DeFi. Engaged in research areas of machine learning and transfer learning. 

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    Denis Davydov
    Distributed network engineer

    Free software activist, Dione network inventor and open source contributor in Yggdrasil Network, GNOME and GUN database projects

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    Francis Müller
    Legal Director

    Legal Advisor with extensive technological understanding, formerly employed at a Swiss-based fintech company, with a background in programming and the regulations and mechanics of financial markets

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    Kenji Mitsusada
    Head of Markets

    Former Portfolio Manager at Hedge Fund called Capula and 14 years experienced FX and Rates trader at Goldman Sachs Tokyo. Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Tokyo Institute of Technology.