TEAM

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RUFO GUERRESCHI

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.

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ROBERTO GALLO

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.

(LinkedIn)

JOONYOUNG PARK

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.

(Linkedin)

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FLORIAN WEJDA

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.

(LinkedIn)

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UDIT DHAWAN

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).

(LinkedIn)

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RICCARDO MASUTTI

Marketing Director

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.

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KESHAW SINGH

Lead Graphics Designer

Freelance VFX Supervisor / Sr 3D Artist / Designer working on Movies, Advertisements, Product visualization and worked for statusmedia-ent.com, kayleejackson, Dv3 Productions, vitamedix, mirai-technology.
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ADVISORS

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CHRISTIAN WIRTH

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.

(Linkedin)

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GEORGE FROST

Strategic Advisor
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.

(LinkedIn)

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TAPAN (T.K.) LALA

Strategic Advisor

Founder/CEO of cybersecurity consulting startup. Led Valley startups, large commercial organizations and defense contractors. Formerly R&D lead at BAE System, Rockwell, 3Com.Active US DoD Secret clearance.

(LinkedIn)

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ALEXANDER SZANTO

Advisor

Berlin-based senior cybersecurity policy analyst and expert. Cyber Security Research Fellow at Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security. Formerly Political & Society Analysis Intern at DER SPIEGEL. Economic Affairs Intern at German Federal Foreign Office.

(Linkedin)

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LUCA VENTURINI

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.

(LinkedIn)

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MICHAEL KAPILKOV

Advisor for ICO Strategy

Consultant for ICO, pre-ICO deals, blockchain. Speaker. Advisor to leading HW and cybersecurity blockchain startup, such as hardware-based PundiX and Cryptyk. Partner to the NYC-based blockchain and AI accelerator Datrixo.

(LinkedIn)

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DIRK SIMPSON

Marketing Advisor

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. 

(LinkedIn)

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JAVED KHATTAK

Financial Advisor

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. 


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