Who We Are

Umed Saidov, CFA

CEO
Umed spent more than a decade financing global infrastructure projects with International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He is a seasoned investment professional who originated, structured, negotiated and executed a number of international high-profile, multi-million-dollar investments. ​ Umed founded Oqulent to provide institutional-grade investment research on blockchain technology and digital assets. Umed is a CFA charterholder and author at the CFA Institute Enterprising Investor. He received his MBA from INSEAD and holds a Bachelor’s degree in General Management from French-Russian Institute of Business Administration. ​
eric harding

Eric Harding

CTO
As CTO of Oqulent, Eric Harding drives technology decisions to build fast and reliable software. After a 6 year stint at Microsoft focusing on high performance user interfaces he has applied that knowledge to build high performance algorithmic trading engines with Blue Trading Systems. Eric believes that simplicity is a prerequisite for reliable, performant software systems. Eric received his BS in Computer Science from Virginia Tech and has been a software developer for more than 15 years.

Carlos Montemayor

Strategic Advisor
Carlos Montemayor is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO of Inflection Point--a leading software development company based in MD. Inflection Point is one of the fastest growing private companies in the US according to Inc 5000 and ranked as one of the Best Companies to Work For by the Great Place to Work Institute for 9 years in a row. Carlos advises Oqulent on the technical and strategic issues.