Rachel is a Venezuelan native and a Mathematics MIT grad with a passion for finance and technology, entrepreneurship and building great financial products. After graduating MIT and having worked at Lehman Brothers and JPMorgan through the crisis, Rachel spent the next 5 years as an algorithmic trader and emerging markets expert at JPMorgan. While at JPMorgan she led the etrading efforts for emerging market currencies, breaking records for billions of traded volume each day in client volume. In 2015 while on sabbatical, Rachel pursued a Masters in Computer Science from Cornell Tech. After completing her Master’s, she co-founded Trigger and grew it organically to serve tens of thousands of retail investors. Trigger was a platform that made it easy to invest using plain English simple ‘if this then that’ statements called triggers. In 2017 Trigger was acquired by Circle where she is now a product lead for Circle Invest, working to help empower consumers to confidently invest in crypto assets.
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