Team

Advisors and Investors


Simon Dixon
Simon Dixon
Investment Advisor
CEO, BnkToTheFuture

Simon Dixon is the CEO & co-founder of online investment platform BnkToTheFuture.com who have invested over US$280m in FinTech, Bitcoin and Blockchain companies. An ex-investment banker turned Bitcoinder & author of the book ‘Bank to the Future’. An active FinTech, Blockchain & Bitcoin angel investor with investments in Bitfinex, ShapeShift, BitPay, Unocoin, Kraken, BitPesa, BitStamp and over 100 others. He has extensive space in the ICO space as well, with BnkToTheFuture's token sale having raised $33 m in 33 seconds; he has also been an advisor to Polymath. You will find Simon regularly quoted & appearing in much of the major press & media including BBC, FT, CNBC, Reuters, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal to mention a few.

Tony Simonovsky
Tony Simonovsky
Marketing Advisor
CEO & Founder, InsightCryp.to

Tony is a serial entrepreneur with more than 14 years of experience in digital marketing. In 2017 Tony started helping launches token sales by developing marketing strategies and executing on them. Success stories KickICO (KickCoin Token) Done: all paid marketing, analytics, email marketing and a bit of PR.

Manan Mehta
Mickael Fourgeaud
Investment Advisor
CEO & Founder, PrimaBlock

Mickaël is the co-founder of Primablock, a Smart Contract As A Service (SMAAS) company for investment pools. He has been a driving force behind developing the technology of Primablock. Mickael has spent his life perfecting R&D, productization, and entrepreneurship, and his biggest interest is to work with and bring high end technology and UX to users as a mean to solve real problems. His recent focus other than Primablock has been on conducting research on communication and coordination of swarms of drones, VR/AR and Game Development.

Mohit Kalra
Mohit Kalra
Strategic Advisor
CEO, CoinSecure

Mohit was one of the earliest adopters of Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology in India. Apart from being the Coinsecure CEO, he is also an angel investor and was one of India’s earliest and largest miners. Mohit has been a driving force behind the growth of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain in India. A hands on CEO, he can always be found working on better ways to build on Blockchain Technology.

Prof Simon Choi
Prof Simon Choi
Legal Advisor
Founding Partner, Acme Ardent

Solicitor and linguist, is an international lawyer, qualified to practise law in England & Wales and in Hong Kong, China. Simon graduated from law schools of the Peking University, the University of London and the University of Hong Kong respectively, with an in-depth knowledge of Chinese laws and common laws and with more than 20 years experience in China practice and international trade, investment, finance, merger & acquisition. He is an adjunct professor of laws at the Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. Simon specializes in Cyber Law, Internet Law, and International Business Law. He has also been an ICO Advisor to multiple ICOs including trade.io, covesting, and Asset Token.

Manan Mehta
Manan Mehta
Strategic Advisor
CEO, Infinite Assets

Manan is the CEO of Infinite Assets that focuses on funding several Fintech, HealthTech, Blockchain, IoT & Tech start-ups across the world. He is also a Venture Partner at SeedChange and has been an advisor to many successful ICOs including PundiX, Elpis Investments, CannaSOS, Retainly, BestMeta, and WeDemand, and has worked on other sucessful ICOs as well including Crypterium, Pundi X, Shyft Network.

Simon Noonan
Simon Noonan
Technical Advisor
CIO, Sportsbet

Simon has 18+ years of experience in Leadership and Technology. As the CIO, Simon leads Sportsbet’s Technology team and is responsible for the strategy, customer experience design, delivery, development and operations of Sportsbet’s world leading ecommerce products & platforms.

Peter O'Neill
Peter O'Neill
Strategic Advisor
President, FindBiometrics.com

Founder and President of FindBiometrics.com and MobileIDWorld.com, two of the internet's leading B2B IT security magazines. He frequently takes on high-profile speaking engagements with influential industry partners, moderating expert panel discussions at events like Money20/20, Mobile World Congress,Global Identity Summit and many more.

Julian Smith
Julian Smith
Blockchain Advisor
CEO, Blockfreight

Julian is the CEO of Blockfreight™, Inc. and has 10+ years of experience as a Software Engineer. Blockfreight™—the blockchain of global freight—is an Open Source (MIT) network for global shipping and logistics.

Himanshu Bindal
Himanshu Bindal
Growth Advisor
CEO, OneCo.Work

Himanshu is the founder and CEO of OneCo.Work, a startup working to promote startup culture by solving basic startup problems. He is also the COO of Valley Iron & Steel Company Ltd. He is a serial entrepreneur with a knack for innovation.

Team and Contributers


Manav Singhal
Manav Singhal
CEO & Co-founder

Manav has 13+ years of experience in entrepreneurship & leadership in a wide variety of sectors—technology, e-commerce, luxury consulting, insurance and marketing. He is an executive Board Member at Blockchain Foundation of India, and has been one of the earliest pioneers of Blockchain Technology in India.

Balwant Singh
Balwant Singh
CTO & Co-founder

Balwant has 10+ years of experience in tech (content frameworks, mobile development, solution architecting, cloud platforms, serverless architecture apps, building smart contracts, and writing DApps.) He is also a creative technologist at the National Australia Bank, where he is currently working on innovations with tech, Ripple, Blockchain.

Neer Varshney
Neer Varshney
Head of Partnerships

Neer has 5+ years of experience in FinTech Journalism and academic Writing. She is a graduate of Economics and has a knick for Microeconomics and Mathematical and Statistical Modelling. She is currently associated with The Next Web as a staff journalist, and has also been associated with CoinTelegraph since December 2015 — connecting widely with the cryptocurrency and blockchain community and helping spread accurate information about the technology.

Shivam Mehan
Shivam Mehan
Head of Operations

Shivam has 5+ years of experience in Business Development and Community Management. In the past, he has worked in Luxury Consulting and Sales Strategy. He is extremely active in the offline Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Community in India.

Shivam Mehan
Somorin Roy
HEAD OF INVESTMENT & FINANCE

Roy has 6+ years of experience in financial analysis and software engineering. He is a computer science graduate specializing in automotive and machine design. Roy has worked with many Fortune-500 companies including American Express, Audi, BMW, and Harley-Davidson.

Guangling Yang
Guangling Yang
Blockchain Developer

Guangling iF a Sll-stack developer with 3+ years experience in different fields of IT solution development, Enterprise Architecture and Product Design. He previously work at ANZ Banking Group and specializates in Digital Security solution design, he has a master degree in Information Technology from the University of Melbourne.

Mike Cunningham
Mike Cunningham
Investor Relations

Mike is the Co-Founder of nDeva Recruitment and has 6+ years of experience in Business Development, Strategy and Team Leadership. He has worked closely with the IT and software engineering community during this time. He is extremely active and passionate in the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Community in Australia.

Aajay
Aajay
Public Relations

Partner at nDeva Recruitment & immersed in Melbourne's innovative tech scene, assisting in creating some of Melbourne’s top technology teams. Aajay is passionate about with cutting-edge tech startups and technology-driven companies, and interacting with the blockchain community and presenting them with exciting opportunities. At Velix.ID, Aajay helps with public relations and community outreach.

Abhinav Gulyani
Abhinav Gulyani
Launch Strategist

Growth hacker & launch strategist. He is the co-founder at Online Ranker and specializes in building and producing automation marketing tools, products & services which helps online marketers, entrepreneurs, small & big companies, product or service providers. At Velix.ID, he contributes in outlining the overall marketing strategy.

Sumeer Pai
Sumeer Pai
KYC/ AML Expert

Chartered Secretary and Certified AML Specialist with 15 years compliance experience in Investment Management (retail and wholesale Funds). Governance Advisor for crowdfunding platforms, ICOs and AML.

Utsav Shaw
Utsav Shaw
Investor Relations

Master in Business Administration from IIT Delhi. He is a creative problem solver, with keen interest in Blockchain Technology, management consulting, Strategic management & new process orientation. Utsav has 4+ years of Experience in verticals like Sales & Marketing, Project Management, Strategy Management and horizontals like Healthcare Technology, Financial Services & Political Campaigns.

Vaishali Verma
Vaishali Verma
Outreach Manager

Experienced PR/ Media/ Communications professional with a proven track record setting strategies and implementing plans to generate earned media coverage. Extensive experience working with high profile sporting and wagering companies.

Sergei kolisnyk
Sergei kolisnyk
Blockchain Developer

Sergei is an experienced software engineer with 8+ years in developer positions. He has a good knowledge of software development practices and methodologies, proven experience in .NET / web development and the ability to support legacy code. He got interested in blockchain and smart contracts development in 2016 and has been involved in the field ever since.

Piyush Goel
Piyush Goel
Front End Developer

Piyush has more than 3 years of experience in frontend and backend website desiging and development. He is skilled in PHP, MySQL, CSS and Java Script.

Aquil Sultan
Aquil Sultan
Graphics

Aquil has 7+ years of experience in Graphic designing. With solid foundation in tools likes Corel DW, Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, he has expertise in designing creatives for Blockchain Technology and Digital Media Platforms.

Animesh Kashyap
Animesh Kashyap
Full Stack Developer

Experienced developer and designer with a demonstrated history of working in the IT industry. He is skilled in Node.js, Angular 2+, Native Script, MongoDB, Frontend and Backend Development.

Alina kuznetsov
Alina kuznetsov
Full Stack Developer

Alina is a blockchain and smart contract developer with 3 years of experience. She has a specific interest in building new products and systems utilizing blockchain technology and has worked in Solidity, Java, Python, PHP and C++.

Udit Gupta
Udit Gupta
InfoSec

Udit has 7+ years of working experience in information security, website development and designing, handling of technical internation communities and services industry. Skilled in Penetration Testing, Digital Forensics, Application Security, Web Application Security, and Computer Security.

Priyanka Pandey
Priyanka Pandey
Digital Marketing Manager

An engineering graduate and a digital marketing enthusiast. She is a quick learner and has a good implementation skill. Proficient in handling social media platforms, e-mail marketing and SEO.

Madhav Bhatt
Madhav Bhatt
Community Manager

Bachelor in Business Administration and entrepreneur. A crypto and blockchain enthusiast with 3+ years of experience in business and marketing.