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Sam Trabucco

John Samuel “Sam” Trabucco is an American cryptocurrency business executive. He is the former co-Chief Executive Officer of Alameda Research.



Trabucco went to high school at the Roxbury Latin School.1) He attended the Canada/USA MathCamp in 2010 hosted at Mount Holyoke College where he met Sam Bankman-Fried.2) 3)

He then studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 2011-2015, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science.


Trabucco worked as a teaching assistant at the Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) from April 2011 to May 2013. From June to August 2013, he worked as a software development intern at State Street. He then pursued a trading internship at Susquehanna International Group (SIG) from June-August 2014, returning as a bond ETF trader in August 2015 and remaining with the firm until August 2017.

Alamedia Research

Trabucco joined Alameda Research as a trader in March 2019, and was promoted to co-CEO in August 2021. He resigned one year later in August 2022.4)

Sam Trabucco. LinkedIn. Retrieved March 22, 2023, from
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Miller, H. (2022, August 24). Alameda Co-CEO Trabucco Steps Down From Crypto Trading Firm. Bloomberg.
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