Meet Our Advisory Board

April 13, 2020

As we have shared previously in our blog and newsletter, last March we have hosted the first-ever meeting of Tokenomica advisory board members. During the meeting, our advisory board discussed plans for the next 2 years and shared the vision of the future of Tokenomica.

In this article, we would like to introduce our Advisory Board to you.

Curt Hopkins

Koin Rewards — CEO

Curt Hopkins is the CEO of Koin Rewards, an ethical rewards platform with the mission to promote sustainable consumption. He has non-executive roles as chairman of Keia Wellness, a digital health marketplace, chairman at Sirenum, a staffing industry SaaS business, and independent director at World Wide Generation, a digital platform that brings together government and business to accelerate the delivery of the sustainable development goals.

Previously, Curt was an investor director at Novastone, a leading fintech business, and was Chief Executive of Telenomics, a technology retail business. He also led the buyout of Redeem, a Sunday Times Fast Track 100 firm in consumer electronics recycling, where he was CEO. Prior positions include senior executive roles at Vodafone, Nortel and Fujitsu.

"I'm delighted to be part of the Tokenomica team to support the vision of being a neo-investment bank offering a full suite of smart securities services from issuance to market-making."

Roger Orhan

Ariadne Capital — Board Director Designate

Mr. Ohan is a non-executive director, adviser, and consultant to hedge and private equity funds and is also the Chief Financial Officer of Wilberfoss Inc., a private real estate company that owns apartment buildings in Canada and the United States. He also serves as a consultant to asset managers and hedge fund administrators.

From 2016 to 2019 he served as an adviser to the CEO and the Board of Blockex, a Digital Asset Exchange Platform. His role was to guide the team on the product and market development to address the problems that large financial intermediaries face, where using Open Ledger Technology can create a solution.

From 2009 to 2013 he was Managing Director and Global Head of New Product Development for Citco Fund Services (UK) Ltd. where he was involved with creating a number of products including CitcoOnline, its leading web portal.

From 2006 to 2008, he was the Director of GlobeOp Markets Limited, the wholly-owned subsidiary of GlobeOp Financial Services Limited, responsible for value added services and electronic trading. He started his career in financial services with Chemical Bank (now JPMorgan Chase) where he was Managing Director of the Interest Rate Management Group. He holds a B.A.Sc. in Engineering from the University of Ottawa and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.

"I was very excited to join Tokenomica to help them develop the next generation of financial service solutions for markets based on distributed ledger technology."

Rupert Barksfield

Pynk — COO

With over 15 years of experience in the tech industry spanning Fintech, Medtech, and ad/event tech he has a broad understanding of multiple verticals.

Rupert’s career has covered most of the globe with a strong track record is that of building internal and independent organizations.

Passionate about creating radically better user experiences, leading teams of the best talent that exceed KPIs. Disrupter, Advisor, Board Member, Investor, Writer, Speaker, he is currently Chief Operations Officer (COO) Pynk as an expert in finding solutions to tough problems.

“Many people have talked about tokenizing assets and Artem and the team at Tokenomica have built a platform that does this with ease. Beyond the first step of tokenization and exchange the roadmap and opportunities for this company are awesome."

Alexander Ivanov

Waves — Founder and CEO

A physicist by education, Alexander has been involved in Internet payment systems software development and neural network prediction software for financial markets. After the emergence of blockchain technology, he launched the first instant cryptocurrency exchange coinomat.com and the first tradable cryptocurrency index coinoindex.com.

In 2016, he has raised $17mln during the crowdfunding round for his project Waves. In April 2018 Alexander Ivanov announced the start of the new project — Waves Enterprise. The product integrated the opened and closed blockchain technologies based on which the company proposes ready-made solutions for business and the state.

“Waves and Tokenomica have been partners since day one and I am proud to be a part of the advisory board of such an ambitious project. The securities market will definitely be focused around tokenization in the next years and I hope that Tokenomica will become one of the leaders of this emerging market.”

Amedeo Cristofaro

Senior Banker with over 20 years of international experience working for major global financial institutions. Amedeo has held executive roles in Financial Institutions, Transaction Banking, Product Management, Customer Experience, Cross-border Payments.

Inclusive Leader with a proven track record of delivering results while managing risks.

"I am delighted to have joined Tokenomica advisory board. I truly believe the Tokenomica solution can reshape the securities market and being MiFID II compliant gives Artem Tolkachev a significant potential in the European market and start up community. Artem is a proofed serial entrepreneur with a solid background in Crypto, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrencies"

Evgeny V. Yudin

Mr. Yudin graduated from Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation with a degree in Finance and Credit. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (US).

Between 2007 and 2010, Mr. Yudin held various positions at Big4 companies (PwC, EY), between 2010 and 2014 he served as a Project Director at «Basic Element».

Since 2015, Mr. Yudin has been CPO at «Rosvodokanal», where he is responsible for project management and digital transformation. He is also a member of Audit Committee at «Alfa Capital», «IDS Borjomi» and Chairman of the Board of Directors at «ASKeDO».

“Frankly speaking, I've decided to accept an invitation from Tokenomica’s shareholders to join the Advisory Board, because it’s very interesting to take a part in a project that will change the usual understanding of the capital market. In my opinion. Tokenomica is a future of investment banking in our VUCA world.”

And that's it! We will share more details about our next advisory board meetings and will keep you updated on all news regarding Tokenomica. Stay safe and stay tuned :)