Our Team

Founder and Managing Partner

Ali Saheli is the founder and managing partner of Hex Capital. He is a venture capitalist who understands the challenges of starting a company. As a venture partner at 7 Gate Ventures, he led investments in thisopenspace, Spocket and Stay22. As an entrepreneur, Ali founded Foro, a marketplace for students to buy and sell goods based on geolocations and trusted peers. Between 7 Gate Ventures and Foro, he led the product group at Shippo, a multi-carrier shipping software for e-commerce businesses.

William Phan

Head of Trading

William designed and built the algorithmic trading system at Hex Capital. He is an engineer with practical experience in a wide variety of fields. From low level ideas such as transistor logic to high level, abstract concepts like Galois fields, he uses his broad knowledge to develop novel trading strategies. William previously worked at Tesla Motors where he developed a system for validating charging system firmware in a simulation environment.

Senior Software Engineer

Can is working on building trading algorithms at Hex Capital. He is a computer scientist, who enjoys working with all levels of computation, from architecture design to algorithm development. He worked on numerous projects in academia and industry including projects on robot vision, machine learning, reinforcement learning, e-commerce, fintech, IoT and data science applications.