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Michael Oved / Founder Michael is a veteran algo trader, spending a quarter of his life at leading firm Virtu, having helped to found and grow its Asia operation to a multimillion dollar business. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon, originally from Los Angeles, and a fan of all things music.

Michael Oved / Founder

Michael is a veteran algo trader, spending a quarter of his life at leading firm Virtu, having helped to found and grow its Asia operation to a multimillion dollar business. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon, originally from Los Angeles, and a fan of all things music.

Don Mosites / Founder Don is a serial entrepreneur, product designer and full-stack engineer with more than a decade of experience building products for companies small and large including Google and Zynga. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon and originally from Pittsburgh.

Don Mosites / Founder

Don is a serial entrepreneur, product designer and full-stack engineer with more than a decade of experience building products for companies small and large including Google and Zynga. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon and originally from Pittsburgh.

Deepa Sathaye / Engineer Deepa is specializes in financial trading systems and infrastructure development. Deepa has several years of experience building usable products and analyzing data. She holds a Master of Science in Financial Engineering from the University of Illinois.

Deepa Sathaye / Engineer

Deepa is specializes in financial trading systems and infrastructure development. Deepa has several years of experience building usable products and analyzing data. She holds a Master of Science in Financial Engineering from the University of Illinois.

 
Sam Tabar / Strategy Sam has 17 years of experience in the finance industry. He was a partner to FullCycle, a private equity social impact fund. Before that, he was Head of Capital Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch based in Hong Kong. He helped build Sparx, the largest asset manager in Japan. He started his career in New York as a lawyer for Skadden, Arps, Meagher, Slate & Flom. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School and Oxford University.

Sam Tabar / Strategy

Sam has 17 years of experience in the finance industry. He was a partner to FullCycle, a private equity social impact fund. Before that, he was Head of Capital Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch based in Hong Kong. He helped build Sparx, the largest asset manager in Japan. He started his career in New York as a lawyer for Skadden, Arps, Meagher, Slate & Flom. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School and Oxford University.

Nissa Szabo / Marketing    Nissa is a public affairs professional with over 7 years of experience working with tech startups and giants including Google, Lyft, Visa and others. She led the Colorado Technology Association’s efforts to pass legislation to allow TNC’s (Uber, Lyft, etc) to legally operate. Colorado was the first state to pass this type of legislation and the policy became known as “The Colorado Solution”.

Nissa Szabo / Marketing   

Nissa is a public affairs professional with over 7 years of experience working with tech startups and giants including Google, Lyft, Visa and others. She led the Colorado Technology Association’s efforts to pass legislation to allow TNC’s (Uber, Lyft, etc) to legally operate. Colorado was the first state to pass this type of legislation and the policy became known as “The Colorado Solution”.

Adam Link / Engineer Adam has experience in both technology and finance. He has built solutions for mobile apps at scale and has two mobile app company exits. He was a licensed financial advisor and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in Finance.    

Adam Link / Engineer

Adam has experience in both technology and finance. He has built solutions for mobile apps at scale and has two mobile app company exits. He was a licensed financial advisor and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in Finance.

 

 

 
Julius Faber / Engineer Julius has a Bachelor’s in Computational Neuroscience and a Master’s in CS with a focus on Intelligent Systems from the Technical University of Berlin.  He has 4 years of experience working for the mobile learning startup Blinkist.com, distilling insights from non-fiction books into summaries. He also has experience working with the Eth-Dev Office in Berlin, contributing to the solidity compiler.

Julius Faber / Engineer

Julius has a Bachelor’s in Computational Neuroscience and a Master’s in CS with a focus on Intelligent Systems from the Technical University of Berlin.  He has 4 years of experience working for the mobile learning startup Blinkist.com, distilling insights from non-fiction books into summaries. He also has experience working with the Eth-Dev Office in Berlin, contributing to the solidity compiler.

Sam Walker / Engineer Sam is a Software Engineer with 8 years of experience in the industry, specializing in frontend development. At Spotify, he lead a team of engineers in building platforms on the bleeding edge of interactive big data analytics. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics and a B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Iowa.

Sam Walker / Engineer

Sam is a Software Engineer with 8 years of experience in the industry, specializing in frontend development. At Spotify, he lead a team of engineers in building platforms on the bleeding edge of interactive big data analytics. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics and a B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Iowa.

Bill Tai / Advisor Bill is a veteran venture capitalist and entrepreneur. He  has invested in over 100 start-ups and was a board member of 7 publicly listed companies he funded. He is the Head of the Strategy Committee and is a lead investor & board director of BitFury, the world's largest Bitcoin Blockchain company. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School.

Bill Tai / Advisor

Bill is a veteran venture capitalist and entrepreneur. He  has invested in over 100 start-ups and was a board member of 7 publicly listed companies he funded. He is the Head of the Strategy Committee and is a lead investor & board director of BitFury, the world's largest Bitcoin Blockchain company. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School.

 
Mark D'Agostino / Advisor Mark has spent the past decade in management consulting, specifically focused on the financial services industry. Prior to joining ConsenSys as a managing partner in the Enterprise group, Mark built out Deloitte's blockchain market offering. He has successfully delivered Ethereum-based applications to Fortune 500 banks, global energy companies and governments. He is a co-founder and the strategy lead of Grid+. 

Mark D'Agostino / Advisor

Mark has spent the past decade in management consulting, specifically focused on the financial services industry. Prior to joining ConsenSys as a managing partner in the Enterprise group, Mark built out Deloitte's blockchain market offering. He has successfully delivered Ethereum-based applications to Fortune 500 banks, global energy companies and governments. He is a co-founder and the strategy lead of Grid+. 

John Lilic / Advisor John is dedicated to delivering solutions that enable companies across industries and geographies to benefit from simplified technology landscapes, integrated processes, streamlined operations and improved agility and performance the Ethereum blockchain ecosystem delivers. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics, Development Economics and International Economics from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada and is a candidate for a Masters of Science (MSc) at Hariot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.

John Lilic / Advisor

John is dedicated to delivering solutions that enable companies across industries and geographies to benefit from simplified technology landscapes, integrated processes, streamlined operations and improved agility and performance the Ethereum blockchain ecosystem delivers. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics, Development Economics and International Economics from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada and is a candidate for a Masters of Science (MSc) at Hariot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Phil Daian / Technical Advisor Phil is a researcher focusing on smart contract security at IC3 (The Initiative for Crypto Currencies & Contracts), a collaborative initiative that is advancing blockchain technology and smart contracts in order to develop the financial systems of tomorrow. In addition, Phil is Head of Smart Contract Strategy at Runtime Verification, a leading developer of source code analyzers and software quality tools.

Phil Daian / Technical Advisor

Phil is a researcher focusing on smart contract security at IC3 (The Initiative for Crypto Currencies & Contracts), a collaborative initiative that is advancing blockchain technology and smart contracts in order to develop the financial systems of tomorrow. In addition, Phil is Head of Smart Contract Strategy at Runtime Verification, a leading developer of source code analyzers and software quality tools.