Anton Kryukov studied optical engineering in Moscow, Russia. He then received his PhD in physics from Northwestern University. Anton continued to pursue his penchant for computing, automation, and fancy words by developing embedded software for medical and automotive devices. Anton joined Breakwater Trading as a software developer in 2003 and applied his talents to creating market connectivity components, order processing systems, and trading strategies. At GX2 Systems he continues to strive to utilize his experience to develop innovative strategies and trading systems . Although tremendously talented, Anton plays the guitar begrudgingly and sparingly.