Swarm Token Team
Partner & Co-founder
Philipp is a serial tech entrepreneur and became interested in decentralized technologies in 2015, when interacting with BitTorrent, Inc. and the Mozilla Foundation. After holding various private equity and management positions within Deutsche Bank and Allianz Group, Philipp was founder and CEO of Proximic, a global data provider for digital media buyers (acquired by comScore in 2015), and is mentor at Stanford’s StartX, Singularity University, and TechCode. He holds degrees in engineering and business administration and attended Berlin University of Technology and UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business.Berkeley, Haas School of Business.
Partner & Co-founder
Joel co-founded the first smart contract educational channel (EtherCasts), the Ethereum Silicon Valley meetup, wrote the original “AppCoin Manifesto,” and built the first decentralized asset and governance platforms on the Bitcoin blockchain. Joel facilitated the “LoveNest” blockchain-community living space in Palo Alto, holds awards from Google and Salesforce.com, and has presented on topics including Decentralized Autonomous Society, DAO Democracy, Futarchy, and Liquid Democracy. He holds degrees from Brown University and the University of Pennsylvania.
Timo has over 20 years of experience from starting, running, exiting and investing in software companies. Throughout his career, Timo has invested in more than 40 companies. With a specific focus on Fintech, he has contributed to the creation of several alternative investment platforms. He currently serves as a board member at BankerBay, the world’s largest deal origination platform for mid-market Private Equity deals. He holds degrees in engineering and business administration from Chalmers University of Technology and early stage investing from continuing studies at Stanford School of Business.
Jazzwall has been implementing and orchestrating enterprise IT projects and graduate tech-training programs at Swiss and Wall Street banks for the last decade. Hard to put in a box, Jazzwall is a project manager, full stack developer, professional photographer, entrepreneur, and particularly interested in crypto markets. He studied at UC Irvine and the University of California, Berkeley.
Chris is a digital veteran with a passion for building global businesses and communities. His 20 year career has included business and product leadership roles at Facebook, Federated Media, AppNexus, Meebo (Google), and Aol. An accomplished writer and speaker, Chris has met with influencers ranging from Michael Bolton to the Dalai Lama, and has presented to C-level executives from some of the largest brands in the world. He is an alumnus of Syracuse University and The Harvard Business School.
Full Stack Developer
Jelle is a creative thinker and hacker with a background in art, mathematics, physics, and computer science. He wrote one of the earliest smart contract implementations pre-blockchain and is the author of a new logic programming language for smart contracts that can be deployed across blockchains. He has a decade of experience in leading open source development projects and a degree in Artificial Intelligence from University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. In the last three years Jelle participated in and won various hackathons, including hack4good.
Full Stack Developer
Anton is a passionate, experienced full stack web developer from Toronto, Canada with a background in marketing, business strategy and linguistics. He is actively involved in the tech community and is an instructor at General Assembly’s Bitmaker Labs, Canada’s leading tech-skills accelerator. Anton shares his passion for technology by advising companies and developing software in emerging technologies. He is an alumnus of York University.
Pavlo is a veteran developer and designer with experience in the enterprise and blockchain spaces, including building financial services front end systems. He brings experience as a member of the Swarm 1.0 dev team, fluency in three languages, and a keen radar for finding the best burger in town. He is an alumnus of Chernivtsi National University.
A crypto enthusiast and technophile, Emilia has repeatedly gravitated towards working in innovative settings. With a background in linguistics, arts, and social sciences, she is a strong believer in holistically integrated workflows. Emilia is an alumna of the VU Amsterdam, and Utrecht University.
Katerina is a visionary entrepreneur focused on building a sustainable global paradigm in business and communication. She applies the principles of symbiotic environments, energy optimization, and human wellness to her background in administration, management, commerce, and customer service. Katerina is an alumna of the Academy of Art University.
Professor at New York Law School, Cofounder Clause.io
Investor, former Sequoia Heritage
Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Core Ethereum Dev & DAO Curator
Founder, Guardian Alliance & Trust Exchange
Founder, CEO at CoMakery
Founder, CEO at Etherscan
Co-founder Liquid Democracy, Global Bitcoin Alliance, Freedom Evangelist
Founder, Tribalize Summit & Burning Man organizer
Former Managing Director, Securities Lending, Blackrock
Partner at AndraCapital
Software Developer and Platform Manager
Founder and Chairman, LDJ Capital
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