Graduate in mechanical engineering from the University of Gothenburg’s institute, with a Master of Business Administration from BI Norwegian Business School. Thomas has more than 20 years of business and investment experience in Norway and internationally.
Pioneer and early leader in decentralized technologies. Played a formative role in early blockchains such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, & Polymath. Coined the term Decentralized Applications (Dapps) in 2013. The last decade, David has been an early seed stage investor and advisor in a number of distributed ledger technology projects such Tari, Beam, Vertalo and more.
Timothy Furey, CFA
VP, ACQUISITIONS & OPERATIONS
Investment banker, entrepreneur, and digital asset strategist with extensive sell-side origination, structuring, buy- side relationship management, business development, and government/regulator relations experience across the U.S., Europe, LatAm, Asia, and Africa. Tim is an early leader within the security token market and former CEO of one of the first digital asset investment banks in the U.S.
Graduate of BI Norwegian Business School – MSc in Business & Economics. Magnus has broad experience within finance, accounting, and operations. Recently co-founded the successful fin-tech Optio Incentives after serving in several leading roles within the international water treatment industry.
Graduate of London Metropolitan University – MSc in Financial Markets and Derivatives. 15 years experience from investment banking, risk management and corporate finance
Our Board of Directors
EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Entrepreneur and Merchant Banker with broad experience managing, advising, fund raising, and developing opportunities for businesses leveraging the digitization of information and value. James has focused on the adoption of distributed ledger technology and other decentralized, encrypted data platforms adopted to improve the security, speed, and cost of transactions/communications.
MEMBER OF THE BOARD
Mr. Leisner is an experienced oil trader with more than 15 years performing investments and M&A for Arne Blystad AS. He holds several board positions and is a graduate from Aalborg Universitets Center and St. Cloud State University, USA
Kari Mette Toverud
MEMBER OF THE BOARD
Ms. Toverud has a Master of Business and Marketing/ Handeløkonom from BI Norwegian Business School/ Handelsakademiet. She has worked in the telecom and datacom sectors for the past 23 years, and is currently Director of Communications at Norkart AS. She has also served on a number of boards.
Our Advisory Board
Serial entrepreneur and disruptive technology go-to-market expert
Executive Chairman at Global Digital Assets
Leading blockchain investor, entrepreneur and advocate
Chairman & Co-Founder of Bloq
Founding team member of Ethereum
CEO of Themys.io
Former Executive Director at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
CEO of Proof Capital
Serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and investment banker with extensive blockchain sector experience
Cointelegraph ranked: top 5 advisor and top 100 people in blockchain
Founder & CEO at Transform Group
Founder of DEVxDAO
Founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Ikigai Asset Management
Crypto economic valuation and trading pioneer
Founder of Acheron Trading
Former President of Hedera Hashgraph
Founder of Fluence Labs
Recognized analyst in blockchain, AI, robotics and fintech
CEO and Founder at Novum Insight