Michael Petersohn is Co-Founder of ARC Financial Technologies, which is currently automating workflows in Foreign Exchange and Crypto Currency trading. Arc FinTech is an ISV providing aggregation, execution, risk management and reporting services with capabilities in Crypto currencies, FX and Futures. ARCFinTech is a marriage of computer science, financial engineering, connectivity and market practitioners providing solutions for the financial community. Michael started to follow developments in the blockchain and crypto currency markets since 2012 when he was at CME Group. As Director of Intermediaries he was in a unique position to work on the internal Bitcoin committee and help to facilitate making the rounds to see a number of the early players and push for the acceptance of a futures product.
Previously to CME Group Michael Co-Founded Carolina Rustica, a home furnishings and art gallery featuring NC manufacturers and artisans. He has also been Senior Director at Brookview Capital, Vice President in Institutional Sales for Tullett Prebon and Foreign Exchange Manager for Canton Fitzgerald. Michael started his career in the Banking and Financial Services Sectors as Equity Sales and Relationship Manager at Lehman Brothers, and other past experiences include FX Sales for UBS and FX Forward Broker at ICAP. Michael holds a BSBA in International Business from the American University Kogod School of Business and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from the American University.