Team

Our Management


Thomas Christensen

CEO

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.

David Johnston

COO

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.

Magnus Nøkleby

CFO
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.

Roger Lund

VP, STRATEGY
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


James Haft

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.

Viggo Leisner

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

David Shafrir

Serial entrepreneur and disruptive technology go-to-market expert
Executive Chairman at Global Digital Assets

Matthew Roszak

Leading blockchain investor, entrepreneur and advocate
Chairman & Co-Founder of Bloq

Jonathan Mohan

Founding team member of Ethereum
CEO of Themys.io

Jeremy Kaliel

Former Executive Director at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
CEO of Proof Capital

Patrick Martin

Serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and investment banker with extensive blockchain sector experience

Michael Terpin

Cointelegraph ranked: top 5 advisor and top 100 people in blockchain
Founder & CEO at Transform Group

Tim Lewis

Founder of DEVxDAO
Founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Ikigai Asset Management

Wes Pryor

Crypto economic valuation and trading pioneer
Founder of Acheron Trading

Thomas Trowbridge

Former President of Hedera Hashgraph
Founder of Fluence Labs

Toby Lewis

Recognized analyst in blockchain, AI, robotics and fintech
CEO and Founder at Novum Insight