Our Team

We were born into the world of legacy finance but have quickly realized that decentralized asset management is the inevitable future of this industry. Our goal is to help build that future and make it as bright as possible. 

Ryland Mathews

founder & lead developer

Prior to founding Alpha Defi Ryland has held previous positions at a start up hedge fund in Orlando, Fla, an options market making firm in Chicago, IL and most recently portfolio manager at a large RIA in south Florida. Ryland has a CFA designation and has been immersed in the world of crypto and A.I. for over 5 years. Ryland graduated with a Finance degree from the University of Florida. 

Barry Anderson

Portfolio Manager

Barry has held trading and research related roles at hedge funds and RIAs over the last 10 years with a focus on trading strategy and business development. He has been involved in the world of crypto and A.I.  for the last 5 years.