STRATxAI formerly known as AIKIDO

At STRATxAI, we empower investors with data-driven strategies and cutting-edge tools to revolutionize their investment journeys. Our platform simplifies investing for both novices and experts. With pre-built strategies, automated portfolio execution, and powerful pro-tools, anyone can make confident decisions.

We follow a proven Quantitative investing method designed by humans and constructed on robust algorithms. This method consistently outperforms traditional active managers, offering higher risk-adjusted returns across stocks and ETFs.

Our team brings decades of academic research, professional, and investing experience. We put the power of data and analysis behind your investment strategies, giving you control of your portfolio while saving you time.

Meet the people of STRATxAI.

Who Made it Possible

Dr. Paul Clifford is our Chief Executive Officer. With two decades of global trading experience at quant hedge funds and investment banks across the US, UK and Asia. Paul's passion for quantitative investing began as early as University with his B.Sc in Financial Mathematics, Masters in High performance computing and PhD on Computational PDEs.

Conor Naylor is our Chief Financial Officer. Co-founder of the company, skilled quant engineer and lifetime technophile. Highly awarded with University Degrees and Masters in Computing, Engineering and Analytics. Conor has been a driving force behind the mission to unlock the investing methods formerly confined to financial institutions.

Tom Nolan is our Chief Technology Officer. Part of the founding company team, bringing a decade of prior experience in software development. Skilled and highly educated with top Degrees and Masters in Computing specialising in security and cloud architecture. Tom ensures the safety and security of the platform is kept at world class standards.


Nicola Hudson is our Chief Communications Officer. An expert in advertising, marketing and broadcasting, with twenty years experience in leadership roles.

Eoin Payne

Eoin Payne is our Senior Software Engineer. His emphasis is on the website and user facing features.

Marcel Garcia

Marcel Garcia  is our Head of Machine-Learning. Background in Artificial Intelligence, data analysis and QA engineering.