Dan manages the technical aspects of the COSS system including the intricacies of the development and the security of the project's information.
He is cryptocurrency enthusiast, blockchain developer and experienced entrepreneur with background in advising, consulting and IT development of diverse products enhancing the efficiency of startups, companies and organizations.
Dan owns a full-stack development company that has worked with FinTech startups, and successfully implemented smart-contract applications on Ethereum as well as within the other frameworks.
Ioana manages the COSS development team and keeps it focused on high-quality performance and achievement of the short- and the long-term goals.
She is a Computer Science and Information Technology Engineer with knowledge of ETL processing, Big Data and Machine Learning. Ioana has successfully coordinated the creation of software products, acquiring experience and expertise in various fields, ranging from Information Technology to Communication including projects in Fintech, Retail, Business optimization and Sports.
Ioana's main objective is bringing innovation towards the end-user through software products. She dreams of designing comprehensive software capable of addressing the world's needs.
Iulian manages the technical design and setting of COSS. He is a Computer Science Engineer with a six years experience in delivering software products.
Iulian is highly-skilled in Software Project Management, Software Development and Financial Management. Iulian has been a developer for several years having successfully created and delivered a large number of software products to small and large companies.
Desmond manages accounting, bookkeeping, payrolls and reports.
He is a financial professional with 10+ years of expertise and specialization in full sets of accounts, financial and management reporting, data analysis, human resource experience in payroll, HR administration, staff permit application. Desmond is IT-savvy, and is on the short leg with the accounting software, possessing a strong business acumen at the same time.
Rune is the project's champion directing and supporting the team.
He is a business and start-ups consultant, entrepreneur and public speaker, who founded and co-founded multiple Internet companies throughout his career, which includes a 18-year experience in the top field leadership in collaboration with the multinational teams.
Rune's expertise lies in the field of the New Marketing Strategies, sales and marketing. Rune professionally assists businesses in developing business plans, in applying market strategies, incorporation and licensing.
Andrei is a vision-driven entrepreneur with career-long record of business growth and innovation. Having navigated several business ventures through the economic crisis of 2008, Andrei achieved the maximum operational output with the minimal resource expenditure and learned how to adapt, to survive and to grow in the challenging and the rapidly-changing markets.
At the moment, Andrei’s is focused on the blockchain-related technologies and the SaaS (software as a service) in finance, investments and payments.
Chris has over 27 years of experience as a litigation lawyer and is a notary public and a commissioner of oaths. His field of practice is in both Civil and Criminal Litigation and has handled Court cases involving breaches of Director’s Duties and other Statutory Duties and Compliance related Summonses. Chris is accredited on the List of Leading Counsel maintained by the High Court of Singapore under the LASCO scheme and is on the Panel of the Legal Aid Bureau. He is a volunteer probation officer.
Christopher has served in various sub-committees in the Law Society of Singapore, and has been recognized by the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme for his contributions to this Scheme. His is also involved in the Academic Field as Adjunct Lecturer with Murdoch University where he teaches Law Modules, and is a member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.
Andras is in charge with the overall security of the platform, the way the blockchain technology is used and implemented to match the COSS needs.
With over 20 years’ experience in IT, building scalable systems, he has collaborated with the biggest players of the digital currency world such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple on the blockchain implementation, and co-authored David Lee Kuo Chuen in writing the Handbook of Digital Currency. Andras has entrepreneurial and technical background in a number of projects, such as: Viki.com (worth $230M), Yahoo Southeast Asia, Tembusu, Smartgrow and Yojee. Andras is CTO of a Singaporean startup named Yojee, which caters distributed logistics services for collaborative economies.
The level of expertise that Andras has acquired throughout his career as IT professional, entrepreneur and founder of numerous companies makes him a very knowledgeable specialist in the sphere of distributed technologies and cryptocurrencies.
Haarek is responsible for the product development of COSS and the research related to it.
He has technical educational background, and 25+ years of combined experience within Business Development, R&D, Process Development, IT Development, Project Management and General Management in several industries.
Haarek acquired a high level of Technical, and Project understanding from working within several areas of Project Management, Project Control and Project Planning in Oil & Gas and IT. He is expert in EPC Planning, General Project Planning Techniques and Processes, Process Management (Development, Assessment, and Analysis).
Eystein manages marketing communications, brand and sales management, advertising, promotion and distribution of the COSS services.
He has 20+ years experience in business development, management, brokering and trading, establishing and developing successful international companies, both on the owner and the operations' sides.
After many years in the brokering market, Eystein has moved on to the owning side of the offshore market. Having worked in brokering companies on and off since 1997, both in Europe and Asia, he has gained significant experience across all areas of the industry. Eystein has also held several senior management positions focused on project finance and syndication in the well-renowned companies, predominately across Europe and Australia.
He has management skills across an extensive specter of industries and businesses including shipping, finance, sales and business development, financial management, client recruitment, customer service skills, implementation and evolving of the new and the existing brands, products and services, recruitment and personnel development, establishing and driving market units.
Fitro creates the graphics and manages usability improvement of the COSS system.
He has 12 years' experience developing multiple design platforms consisting of web, print, digital media and advertising. He is experienced graphic designer with a BA in Visual Communication Design.
Maria converts the COSS vision into written words, manages the content and promotes the company in the media.
As a non-technical person Maria has always been fascinated by innovation, and started following the cryptocurrency agenda in 2014, when she was asked to write for a bitcoin news website part-time. She knows how to make the complicated technical terminology comprehensible for the non-techie people.
Stefan worked for ABN Amro and RBS as IT Infrastructure officer gaining extensive expertise in banking-related applications like core banking, payment systems, card management and internet banking.
Stefan re-discovered crypto during the Ethereum ICO and the emergence of Lisk. Seeing blockchain as the next revolution, Stefan started to get more and more involved into the blockchain ecosystem, now acting as Lisk Country Ambassador and part of the team that launched ARK blockchain platform in just 4 months. Stefan is Innovation Enabler for Societe Generale Shared Service Center in Bucharest, Blockchain Consultant, Innovation Banking and Business Strategy Advisor.
Mike always liked out-of-the-box thinking, so the last 20 years he kept himself busy as entrepreneur, investment banker, author, professor, speaker, angel investor and charity fundraiser.
Currently, as founding CEO he has been engaged into Krowd Mentor (crowdfunding project), Chargeback Armor (credit card chargeback representation & analytics platform) and TimeWare Solutions (smart home & office automation). Mike is on the Advisory Board of Token-as-a-Service (TaaS), the first ever tokenized closed-end fund dedicated to investments into the blockchain assets. TaaS tokens are currently traded on Liqui, LiveCoin, HitBTC.
Since 2011, Mike is a member of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), a network of 300 angel investors who have invested $175 million in 300 deals and raised over $1.5 billion from VCs.
From 2006 to 2011, Mike was the President of Leo & Leo, which represented brands such as Maserati, Segway, NetJets, PrivatSea, Sunseeker Yachts, NetSuite, Marsh, Orgil Greenhouses, Miss Universe, and Rockstar Energy Drink, with the total sales amounted to €60 million. From 2000 to 2006, Mike served as founding CEO of Pioneer TeleCare, an e-commerce firm with total revenues of $4 million. From 1998 to 2003, Mike was an Associate at WestPark Capital, The Interlink Group, Millennium Capital Partners.
Professor Tan Kim Song is currently a faculty member at the School of Economics, Singapore Management University, specializing in international economics and international finance. Prior to his present appointment, he was a Managing Director at Fleet Boston Bank, having also worked at other investment banks including Chase Manhattan Bank and others. He was involved in various aspects of the fixed income business. Before that, he was a senior journalist at the Straits Times in Singapore, covering political, economic and business issues in Singapore and in the region.
Prof Tan has been active in various businesses in the region. He currently sits on the board of a number of companies in Singapore and Myanmar, including listed company in SGX. In his capacity as an advisor/consultant over the past few years, he has worked with various private sector and public sector entities in the region as well as multilateral organizations such as the IMF, the World Bank, and the ADB. He is also active in public service, having served for many years as the Vice President of the Singapore Economic Society, and as a member of the Appeal Board of the Singapore Competition Commission.
Prof Tan holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University and a Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honors) from Adelaide University.
Anson is the Chairman of ACCESS, Singapore’s Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Industry Association and a committee member of the Singapore Fintech Association. Anson is also the Co-founder/CEO of CoinPip, a payout service leveraging on blockchain technologies. CoinPip is backed by 500 Startups, one of the most prominent venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. He is an instructor of blockchain 101 at General Assembly Singapore. Prior to CoinPip, he ran a private family office in Singapore managing various asset classes, equities, derivatives and real estate.
Since 2014, John has been building a Bitcoin ecosystem in the Philippines with the help of like-minded partners. John leads the team as CEO, guiding the vision of the company and development of SCI’s products. The rare combination of technical expertise alongside business acumen has allowed him to lead the company’s rapid growth, and his passion for developing Bitcoin technology is reflected in SCI’s successful lineup of products and services today.
John is convinced that money transfers is an enormous opportunity in the Philippines, with at least US$30 billion entering the country in 2014 alone, and another US$40 billion in internal remittances. More importantly, he sees Bitcoin as the breakthrough technology that will revolutionize this industry.
John is an entrepreneur and a software developer. Two key skills that has allowed him to build his first venture, Baicapture Inc., from an idea in 2006 into a profitable company today with presence in the Philippines and Singapore. His unique skill set has
Ionut is currently a Managing Partner at CardBlue, a company issuing pre-paid MasterCard, who has 10+ years' experience in management within the payment industry at companies such as Union Card Services and Smart Paynetwork.
Christian has 20+ years experience in the energy sector with focus to the medium voltage networks, IT energy services, network automation research, energy market analysis and energy supply. He started his career in Vienna by providing medium voltage networks management.
In 2010 he was invited to speak about smart networks at an industry-related conference in Romania, where he launched a company catering IT energy services and network automation research soon after. To define the company’s strategy, Christian’s team conducted the energy market analysis in Romania and discovered that the demand for smart metering was strong.
The outcomes of the analysis inspired Christian to launch the energy supply company named Eva Energy becoming pioneer in the subscription-based energy supply in Romania with the innovative approach to portfolio structuring that Christian applied to boost the development of his business.
Throughout his career John has been president and shareholder of a few companies in Bucharest in the spheres ranging from real estate and IT to finance.
He began as mechanical engineer in the late 1960s, and since then has built his career up to CEO’s position, having worked as General Manager, International Business Advisor and Consultant in between. John is highly-skilled in strategic planning, management, operation, consulting, finance and investing.
Since the year 2000, John has become involved into the IT and Fintech industries as president, founder, and shareholder of a company processing card services. Currently, he is CEO of Cardblue, a company that is leading the catering of prepaid MasterCard and services in Romania.
Zach is an innovation, digital transformation, venture investor, growth executive and public speaker. He brought together strategic, creative, and technical skills assisting the industry leaders in grasping the innovation, digital capabilities, and organizational design in order to transform and sustain their positions at the forefront of their industries.
Zach is an early stage investor in Blockchain, DLT, Digital Health, IoT, Data & Analytics, Sensors, deeply involved in the organizational design and growth of a variety of FinTech, InsurTech, & non-financial blockchain, distributed ledger, and emerging technology co’s. He is a regular global public speaker sharing his strategies and insights about the technology trends shaping the global business across the future of work, organizational design, blockchain, Ethereum, Hyperledger, FinTech, RegTech, insurance, economic policy, human resources, innovation & emerging markets of Asia.
Zach specializes in general management, venture capital, innovation, hr, talent management, strategy, business develop ment, public relations, content strategy, mergers and acquisitions, startups, software development, innovation management, innovation strategy, corporate innovation, open innovation, growth marketing, design thinking, FinTech, Blockchain, Hyperledger, IoT, Internet of Things, Ethereum, AI, artificial intelligence, cyber security, insurance, insurtech, regtech, distributed ledger, compliance, regulation, kyc, aml, esports, digital health, recruitment.
David's experience arises out of the service in the first joint-venture of China, during which he got acquainted with the working manner and the mentality of the domestic and the international clients, to whom David's team provide the long-term and the ad hoc legal and counseling services.
His legal career started with the contentious and the non-contentious issues related to trade and the shipping industry. Since the late 90’s he specializes in insurance, cross-border investment and transactions, litigation and arbitration. David advises foreign clients from the US, Europe and the ASEAN nations, who are representatives of diverse industries, on investing in China, prosecuting and enforcing their rights and interests nationwide. David is very active in dispute resolution related to civil and commercial matters, and has been appointed to shed the light on the courts and arbitration tribunals, and the law-related issues in and out of China.
As an individual recommended by Legal 500, a leading legal practitioner in China acknowledged by Euromoney, a highly recommended leading lawyer in China acknowledged by the Chambers Asia-Pacific and a representative of various associations, David retains an extensive and close relationship with numerous professional organizations and the law offices worldwide. As a qualified practicing Chinese lawyer, David has vast experience in protecting and enforcing the foreign clients’ rights in China. With his vast local expertise and knowledge, David interprets the cross-cultural issues and provides practical solutions to foreign clients when they have legal needs pertaining to China.
Additionally to his legal practice, David has a broad experience in teaching as Adjunct professor at the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (SUIBE), Guest professor at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) for the international LLM programme, Lecturer at the East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) for postgraduates, Mentor at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, CA, United States and Speaker at Lloyd's Maritime Academy.
Peter Sundstrom is a Solution Architect with focus and skillsets at finding disruptive technology trends, in many cases decades before others.
Peter has been in IT since 1985 and has a wide and deep knowledge in Development, IT infrastructure, Virtualization, Security, Cloud and Leadership with a long list of professional certifications. Peter has successfully directed development teams building $200m solutions for one of Sweden’s largest and most successful retailers, lead task-force team that saved a Bank from losing its license, designed IT security in military oriented organisations.
Peter's goal is helping both people and organisations to reach higher knowledge levels enabling them to find real business values in the new technologies.
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