Cofounder & CEO
Founded and exited an e-democracy startup, Participatory Technologies. Created the Trustless Computing Association, with world-class partners and advisors. Launched a leading-edge global event series, Free and Safe in Cyberspace. Brought the valuation of a planned EU’s 2nd largest tech/IT park from €3M to €21M. Sold a $10M+ java mobile app store system to Telefonica.
Cofounder & Security Architect Lead
He designed: (a) the world's 1st secure CPU inspectable in HW & SW designs, deployed since 2014; (b) the security architecture of 400,000 Brazilian voting machines (c) the ASI-HSM of the Brazilian PKI-root CA. He built Kryptus into a 50-strong leader of HW security in LatAm.
Cofounder & EVP of Engineering
Led 30-staff team in Palo Alto at Kudelski, a global leader in IPTV and cybersecurity, for the design of new devices concept-to-manufacturing. Co-managed and exited in 2018 JRC, a family-owned 200M$/yr 6-sigma electronics manufacturing plant (EMS) in South Korea. Was Chief of Engineering Staff for B2B Solution Development at LG Solutions. Was Principal Staff System Engineer at Motorola.
Cofounder & Head of Business Development
Previously, M&A and startup investment analyst at Digital Capital Advisors Europe, IEG investment Banking Group, BNP Paribas Corporate. Master Graduate at Leipzig HHL Graduate School of Management. Independent crypto/blockchain analyst and investor since 2014. Former Judo professional athlete.
Endpoint Security Lead
Previously Technical Lead at Samsung Research & Development Institute, Senior Scientist at Intel Labs, Lead Student Architect on the US DARPA CRASH/SAFE project at University of Pennsylvania aimed at a clean-slate co-design of the entire computing stack for secure computation (now being commercialized).
Entrepreneur, digital marketer, and independent researcher in security of cryptocurrencies and privacy. Since the age of 13, ethical hacker and privacy activist. At 14 he developed a search engine entirely for vulnerabilities in public systems indexed by Google (via dorks). Bitcoin miner since 2011. Founder of Coiners.it, leading Italian portal about cryptocurrency security.
Blockchain Architecture Advisor
Currently, Senior Blockchain Architect at IBM in Berlin. Full-stack developer and IT architect. Author of papers on blockchain security and governance, Hyperledger, and GDPR. Co-lead development of Hyperledger-based blockchain for a leading German logistics company. Master in Computer Science at Freie Universität Berlin.
George provides legal consulting services and strategic advice to leading startups and firms in the IT sectors, from Berkeley, CA. Among his principal clients are Bitstamp Ltd., the world’s first fully licensed and regulated European bitcoin exchange, GateHub Ltd., and Ripple Labs, where he served as the company’s founding general counsel.
Senior Blockchain Advisor
Engineer. Entrepreneur. Techno-libertarian. Freethinker. Free software evangelist. Head of Bitcoin vertical at BootUp Ventures, a Menlo Park-based VC firm with $4B portfolio worldwide. Bitcoin enthusiast, investor and core developer since. Founder and Managing Director at Yepa.com. Blogger.
International marketing executive with 18 years of experience.
Since 2008, he is Global Business Director at Hogarth Worldwide - the World largest marketing production agency - where he co-lead campaigns for top global brands like Rolex, Apple, P&G, Novartis, HSBC, Philips, McDonalds.
CFO at Humaniq a leading Luxembourg-based blockchain startup.
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of two companies, Zisk Properties and JKCoach. Formerly, advisor, consultant or staff at PwC, HSBC, Thomson Reuters, PA Consulting Group and GSK. Named ‘2018 CFO of the Year’ by Wealth & Finance Magazine.