Chief Executive Officer
Russell is a self-avowed futurist. He has been a blockchain visionary and cryptocurrency evangelist since first discovering this groundbreaking and innovative space. As an angel investor, Russell has been focused on investing and start-up incubation for new tech ventures.
Co-founder and President
Eddie is a cryptocurrency enthusiast with a passion for delivering exceptional customer experiences and a calling to make crypto trading easy and accessible for all. Since 2002, Eddie has been growing his call center operations to service the flourishing tech support industry.
Chief Technology Officer
Aryan brings more than 18 years of experience working in the technology sector for corporations like Toronto Stock Exchange, Canadian Depository for Securities, TSX VentureExchange, TSX Trust, Economical Insurance, Extendicare, Direct Energy, E-Health Ontario and Lehman Brothers. He also has significant experience in Big Data, Cloud, IT Security and start-ups, with a particular focus on cryptocurrencies, Initial Coin Offerings, AML/KYC policies and blockchain infrastructure and development.
Chief Information Security Officer
Michael has over 37 years of experience in the IT sector. He brings extensive knowledge of network infrastructure and security, VOIP, software-defined networking and IT management. He has worked with corporations like the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), Canadian Depository for Securities (CDS), Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation (CDCC), TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), TSX Trust, Montreal Stock Exchange (MX), Alpha Exchange and Boston Option Exchange (BOX).
Chief Disruption Officer
Jim is one of North America’s foremost thought leaders and authors on disruptive innovation. He is consistently named as a top 20 blockchain influencer by Relevant Track and was named the #1 influencer at CES 2017 by Ochen. Jim works internationally with executive teams focusing on future trends, risk mitigation, customer relationship management, eLearning, and blockchain. He has worked extensively with all levels of government, financial services and professional services firms. His most recent book, Blindsided! is published in 80 countries worldwide and is a #1 international bestseller.
Chief Legal Counsel
Beginning his legal career in the United States Marine Corps, serving as a JAG officer, P.B. Stanton, Esq. was an officer of the Camp Pendleton Legal Assistance Office, managed base-related tax issues, asset protection, and estate planning for deploying troops. Now, with over twenty-five years in civilian law, P.B. focuses entirely on the complex legal issues of valuation, risk management protocols, and regulatory compliance of ICO and cryptocurrency law. He has dedicated the past five years of his extensive legal career to blockchain, securities, and ensuring banking law compliance with the rapidly-changing regulations of cryptocurrency technology, providing legal guidance from ideation to tokenomics, through ICO launch.
Chief Fintech Officer
Daniel brings over 20 years of experience in the consulting industry, delivering successful business management, professional services and information technology solutions for several Fortune 100 companies in North America, Latin America, Europe and Africa. He has driven innovation and expertise into multi-million dollar projects and programs with several international firms.
Chief Compliance Officer
Jack is a seasoned securities and banking law professional, serving as an advisor to banks, broker-dealers, regulators, fintech and blockchain companies. He is a Managing Director of Black Swan Diagnostics Inc., a regulatory compliance advisory firm in Toronto. Jack advises blockchain companies in the US, Canada, UK, and Russia, providing counsel on pre-sale, ICO, and post-ICO regulatory compliance.
User Experience Lead
As User Experience Lead for EZ Exchange, Anandhi is responsible for ensuring a simple, accessible and enjoyable user experience across every aspect of our offering. Prior to this, she held progressive roles with Celestica, designing and leading solutions for corporate and client management systems. Anandhi holds a Bachelor and a Masters of Applied Sciences from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Professional Engineers Ontario and a certified Six Sigma Blackbelt.
Senior Program Manager
Phillip is responsible for ensuring the development of the EZ Exchange platform is delivered on-time and within budget. For over 20 years, he has managed complex projects within the financial industry, with a focus on aligning business goals with technology solutions and overseeing projects across the entire life cycle. Throughout his career Phillip has successfully deployed and delivered a number of high-quality enterprise infrastructure applications for a diverse set of clients including the Toronto Stock Exchange. He is an expert in system migration, driving continuous improvement in rapidly evolving environments, and change and process management.
As Project Manager, Anu manages the development team as they build and enhance the technology platform behind EZ Exchange and its intuitive user interface. In this role, she leverages her expertise and strong interpretation skills to identify, analyze and present the future needs of projects. She also develops and deploys policies, strategies, procedures, standards and guidelines based on the best practices, benchmarking and compliance requirements. Anu has been involved in Ethereum since 2016 and has over 14 years experience as an IT platform specialist, project management lead and global real estate expert.
Jeevitha leverages her technology, network and HR experience in her role overseeing the EZ Exchange development team in India. She brings over a decade of experience working in the technology, service and marketing divisions of corporations such as Accenture, HP, Wipro, Xerox and Blockchain Mind. Jeevitha has also worked in business HR, overseeing team adherence to processes, reporting and employee engagement. She was previously a process content writer with Xerox and received numerous awards for her excellence in providing technical solutions when employed with HP. Jeevitha is founder of Constella. She is currently working in the blockchain technology space managing ICO procedures including website and whitepaper development, investor presentations, smart contracts, management of development teams and conducting research.
Shachindra has extensive knowledge of blockchain technology, IoT and software development. His experience in the technology sector includes working with corporations such as Serendipia, Blockchain Mind, Blockchain Mastery, Revotic Engineering and Wipro. Shachindra has conducted training on Blockchain Technology and has served as a speaker and educator on computer vision technologies, Python, Raspberry Pi, Intel Edison and IoT.
Front End Developer
Gaurav's experience in the technology sector has provided him with extensive knowledge of website and application development including AJAX, REST, IOT, SQL and core Java. He also has experience in website development, dynamic web application development and android APP. Gaurav has also served as a trainer in the areas of digital marketing including SEO, advertising, social media promotion and lead generation, web analytics.
Back End Developer
Ranjan's experience working in the technology sector spans website development, Python, artificial intelligence, machine learning, IOT, robotics and blockchain. A technology enthusiast, Ranjan loves to be innovative in every aspect of his of life. Most recently he built a pneumatic motorized vehicle that runs on compressed air.