Thomas started his career in the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology ecosystem in early 2013 working for crypto-token exchanges in Japan and Hong Kong. He has also advised several early-stage blockchain projects and is an established industry thought leader.
Joakim has 16 years’ experience building, securing and scaling critical IT infrastructure, most recently with Akamai working closely with leading financial institutions and e-commerce clients. He has a strong background in core infrastructure such as DNS, BGP and HTTP.
George is a 25-year veteran of Financial Services, focused on governance, regulatory and risk-based auditing. He has successfully led teams in progressive Audit and Accounting roles at major international and Japanese banks in Tokyo, Seoul and New York.
Hidetaka has more than 30 years’ experience of accounting and compliance in financial services. Previously, he was formally chief internal management controller at a large fund house and has held a range of compliance roles at banks, insurance and securities companies.
Tomoko has 14 years of experience within financial services. She was previously risk control administration officer at a global consumer bank and has worked at some of the world’s largest financial institutions covering the full spectrum of administration duties.
Kyle has over 20 years’ of emerging markets experience. He previously served as Head of Asia Equities for Knight Capital Group and Head of APAC Cash Trading for Citigroup. Kyle became interested in blockchain technologies while developing a trustless block trading network.