Prior to AirSwap, Oved was a leader and partner at Virtu, where he helped grow the organization through its IPO in 2015. Oved graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with dual degrees in Mathematics and Economics.
Don is an entrepreneur, product leader, and engineer with over a decade of experience with technology companies including Google and Zynga. Don holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University.
Deepa brings years of experience developing infrastructure for Palantir and Clearpool Technologies. Deepa holds a master’s in Financial Engineering from the University of Illinois and a bachelor’s in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.
Sam has 15 years of expertise in the finance industry. Tabar was Head of Capital Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and prior to that, he led marketing for Sparx, the largest asset manager in Japan. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School and Oxford University.
Adam has expertise building solutions for mobile technology at scale as proven by two company exits in the mobile space. Adam holds 6 AWS Certifications, including DevOps Professional and Solutions Architect Professional and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in Finance.
Sam was a leader at Spotify, where he managed a team of engineers and built platforms for big data analytics. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics and a B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Iowa.
Richard Slenker Business Operations
Richard co-founded DronesDaily, a drone media startup, and was drafted by the Houston Astros to play a season of professional baseball. He graduated from Yale University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and was captain of the baseball team.
Maxime was an FX trader in the Capital Markets Group of BNP Paribas in New York. Maxime is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal where he specialized in Economics, Statistics and Computer Science.
Chriss has designed visual identities and user interfaces for a diverse range of New York-based startups spanning retail-tech, entertainment, and fintech. Chriss graduated from Boston University with a degree in Philosophy.
Jay was a digital transformation and brand consultant at Ogilvy and also has experience on strategy teams at BBDO, MRM // McCann, and phd Worldwide. Jay is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Art History.
Annabelle was an FX Structurer at Deutsche Bank before joining Nomura where she advised on FX and Rates risk solutions. She is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in Mathematics and Finance.
Gal was the creative director and technologist at The-Artery, where he worked on global campaigns for companies including Apple and Mercedes. He is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College where he studied Computer Science, Ancient Greek, and Philosophy.
Britton hails from American Express where he built out AMEX’s Global Lending business. Prior to that, he was a Consultant at Accenture after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin where he received his B.A. in Government with a minor in Business.
Brian has been building things across a variety of industries from GIS applications to banking, and most recently helped develop large scale systems at BounceX. Brian is a graduate of Columbia Engineering School and the University of Pennsylvania.
Ethan brings his knowledge and experience from Snapchat where he helped build out their automated testing and infrastructure. Ethan holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine.
Mark comes from Noble Markets, a financial technology startup where he was a product manager. Prior to Noble, he was a strategy consultant at Accenture. He is a graduate of Columbia University with dual degrees in Chemistry and Political Science.
Jeff is a corporate attorney with extensive experience advising both U.S. and foreign companies on a broad variety of complex transactions. Prior to Fluidity, Jeff practiced law at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York, and holds degrees from Columbia Law School and Hobart College.
Jimmy was the former Head of Technology at Centennial Commercial Group, a structured debt platform that he helped build. He previously worked at GE Capital, Boeing and co-founded Summer Street Advisors. He holds an MBA from Kellogg and a BS in Aerospace from University of Florida.
Alice worked at ConsenSys where she designed and implemented smart contract systems responsible for over $100M USD in transaction volume. She is a graduate of Oxford University with a degree in Computer Science.
Peter is a typographically focused visual designer who has advertising agency experience designing campaigns and identity systems. He holds a BS in Communication Design from Skidmore College and an MDes in Graphics from the Glasgow School of Art.
Shawn is an engineer and entrepreneur with experience in building client side products in different industries, and was most recently at Truly, where he was CTO. He is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Computer Science.
Bill is a veteran venture capitalist and entrepreneur. He has invested in over 100 startups and was a board member of 7 publicly listed companies he also funded. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School.
Mike is former hedge fund manager at Fortress Investment Group, member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Investment Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, and CEO of Galaxy Digital. Novogratz is a graduate of Princeton University.
Erika is the CEO of Cornerstone Capital, a member of the World Economic Forum and an advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative, advocating to create a more sustainable form of capitalism. She holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School.
Satoshi manages digital asset conglomerate Smart Contract Japan and is one of the largest traders of cryptocurrencies in Asia. Satoshi graduated from Keio University with a Bachelors in Business Administration.
Phil Daian Advisor
Phil is a researcher focusing on smart contract security at IC3, a collaborative initiative that is advancing blockchain technology and smart contracts. Phil graduated from University of Illinois with a degree in Computer Science and is currently receiving his PhD from Cornell University.
George Mueller Advisor
George is a serial entrepreneur and Founder of Color Kinetics and EcoSense Lighting, as well as tech-heavy communities Robot Heart and Further Future. George graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a dual major in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Rob Paone Advisor
Rob Paone, a.k.a. "Crypto Bobby", is a popular personality and thought leader in crypto. Rob has a background in enterprise software and worked at Oracle and LinkedIn. He holds a master's degree in Information Systems from Northwestern University.