Team

Experienced team in fintech, investment banking, trading, and blockchain technology.

Management team has led tech companies, startups, consulting firms, and been senior management at public companies including NASDAQ. 20+ years in investment banking including advisory, fundraising, IPOs and listings and M&A.

Board members & management team

JIM PREISSLER JIM PREISSLER

CEO

JIM PREISSLER

CEO

20+ years of international business experience with a deep private equity and investment banking background. Has served as CEO, COO, CFO and have been on the Board of several public companies. Series 7, 24, 63, 79 and 99 securities licenses.

CHIEN LEE CHIEN LEE

Board Member

CHIEN LEE

Board Member

Chien Lee is the founder, chairman and CEO of NewCity Capital LLC. Mr. Lee is also the co-owner at OGC Nice FC, a French association football club based in Nice. Mr. Lee is also a founding member of 7 Days Group Holdings Ltd., one of the leading budget hotel chains in China, Additionally, Mr. Lee is co-owner of The Grand Ho Tram Strip, the largest integrated resort in Vietnam.

DAMIAN MCDOWELL DAMIAN MCDOWELL

Board Member

DAMIAN MCDOWELL

Board Member

FCA Registered business leader with over 20 years of experience in financial management & operations within London. Currently serving as CEO & Executive Director of Primus Capital Markets UK Ltd.

ROY GUTSHALL ROY GUTSHALL

Board Member

ROY GUTSHALL

Board Member

Over 7 years experience within the financial services industry with a large emphasis in the Forex Community focusing on strategy development for both retail and institutional firms

MANMOHAN SINGH MANMOHAN SINGH

Chief Strategy Officer

MANMOHAN SINGH

Chief Strategy Officer

Private equity investor and entrepreneur involved in various technology companies specializing in the fintech sectors. Involved in various tech startups in the last 15 years, with several successful exits.

WILLIAM HEYN WILLIAM HEYN

Capital Markets

WILLIAM HEYN

Capital Markets

CEO of middle-market boutique merchant bank. Series 7, 24, 63, 79 and 99 securities licenses. Has held investment banking positions previously at Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan, and Morgan Stanley.

CHARLES VOLTRON CHARLES VOLTRON

Chief Technology Officer

CHARLES VOLTRON

Chief Technology Officer

Blockchain developer with 16 years experience as coder/hacker/maker. Launched 3 ventures with successful exits over the past decade. Has held roles of both CTO & CEO.

LUKE SZKUDLAREK Christopher Obereder

Chief Marketing Officer

Christopher Obereder

Chief Marketing Officer

Serial Entrepreneuer with two successful exits and over 350 million app users in total. Featured in almost every major news outlet and part of the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30. In Silicon Valley they call him "Social Media Black Magic Artist", because he built himself a fanbase of over 35 million FB fans and works with stars like Snoop Dog, Chris Brown, Skrillex, 50 CENT, Paul Logan, Jake Paul, Lance Stewart and many more.

DESIKAN NARASIMHAN DESIKAN NARASIMHAN

Chief Engineering Officer

DESIKAN NARASIMHAN

Chief Engineering Officer

Delivery leader with 20 years of industry experience in designing and implementing innovative solutions. Hands on architect with proven ability to translate business needs into effective technology solutions.

RAVI CONDAMOOR RAVI CONDAMOOR

Chief Data Officer

RAVI CONDAMOOR

Chief Data Officer

Proven competency in identifying and exploiting Data Driven business opportunities in Fintech, Retail, Industrial Internet & Healthcare. Big Data Science blogger contributor for various organizations.

JOHN VALENTI JOHN VALENTI

VP Institutional Sales

JOHN VALENTI

VP Institutional Sales

Forex Institutional Sales with over 17 years experience. Has worked as Vice President of Sales for multiple Wall Street firms such as Lehman Brothers, Bank of America, Nomura Securities and most recently RBC Capital Markets.

EUGENE VAYNBLAT EUGENE VAYNBLAT

Operations Manager

EUGENE VAYNBLAT

Operations Manager

Over 12 years experience working for FCA & CFTC regulated financial institutions, responsible for operations and regulatory matters.

LORI THODDE LORI THODDE

Finance Manager

LORI THODDE

Finance Manager

Over 10 years of internal audit, advisory and consulting experience. Involved in developing cost saving initiatives and procedures to enhance bottom line growth.

KENDRA HOLMAN KENDRA HOLMAN

Head Customer Relations

KENDRA HOLMAN

Head Customer Relations

Seasoned foreign exchange executive with over 10 years of experience. Well versed in multiple facets of the business including sales, support, and trading.

KENDRA HOLMAN SIMON CHOI

Head Of Legal, APAC

SIMON CHOI

Head Of Legal, APAC

Simon Choi is an international lawyer, qualified to practise law in England & Wales and in Hong Kong. Simon provides in-depth knowledge of international law and as advises on new blockchain regulations in various jurisdictions.

Advisors

JOHN PATRICK MULLIN JOHN PATRICK MULLIN

Advisor

JOHN PATRICK MULLIN

Advisor

John Patrick Mullin is a 25-year-old, American living in Shanghai, China. He currently works as a Senior Buy-Side Research Analyst at Guotai Junan Securities (国泰君安证券) focusing his research on fintech, blockchain & artificial intelligence

ROY HEN ROY HEN

Product Advisor

ROY HEN

Product Advisor

Currently Partner & Chief Producer at Conversion Pros, a Cyprus based Strategy, Design, Marketing & Technology firm. iFX Expo Chief Producer, and developer of the Financial Partners Expo.

JOHN LEWIS JOHN LEWIS

Marketing Advisor

JOHN LEWIS

Marketing Advisor

Currently CMO at Conversion Pros, a Cyprus based Strategy, Design, Marketing & Technology firm. Proficient in Affiliate Marketing, ROI Analysis, Email Marketing, Display Marketing & Conversion Funnel Optimization

REMIGIO BONGULIELMI REMIGIO BONGULIELMI

Advisor

REMIGIO BONGULIELMI

Advisor

Experienced Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt & Scrum Master. Passionate about helping companies grow into digital, leaner, and more agile organisations through foundational blockchain-led transformation

MICHAEL GREENBERG MICHAEL GREENBERG

Advisor

MICHAEL GREENBERG

Advisor

Founder & CEO of Finance Magnates a global B2B provider of multi-asset trading news, research and events with special focus on electronic trading, banking and investing

SONNY SINGH SONNY SINGH

Advisor

SONNY SINGH

Advisor

Currently Chief Commercial Officer at BitPay, one of the largest processors of bitcoin in the wold which has raised over $30M in funding from the biggest names in the venture capital world. Author for TechCrunch and a regular on Bloomberg TV.

David Hannigan DAVID HANNIGAN

Advisor

DAVID HANNIGAN

Advisor

20+ years of progressive international FX leadership combined with a hands on understanding of key compliance issues. Extensive Chief Dealer/Head Trader experience including time as Director/Chief Dealer for National Australia Bank.

TOM O'REILLY TOM O'REILLY

Advisor

TOM O'REILLY

Advisor

Former Senior Vice President of Sales at multiple financial institutions with over 40+ years experience. Skilled in both institutional and retail foreign exchange sales and business development.

Nizam Ismail Nizam Ismail

Advisor

Nizam Ismail

Advisor

Nizam Ismail is a Partner at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, a leading law firm in Singapore. He is Head of the Regulatory Sub-Committee of ACCESS (an industry association focusing on cryptocurrencies and blockchain enterprises), and a Fellow in the Singapore University of Social Studies, where he focuses on cryptocurrency regulations.

Christopher Zenios Christopher Zenios

Advisor

Christopher Zenios

Advisor

Christopher has always been a pioneer, a first adopter when it comes to technological revolution. He was among the first to master Search Engine Optimisation back in the day when Google was just a start-up company and the internet was still at its infancy with few people taking note. He eventually went on to become an accomplished trainer on SEO. An inquisitive spirit on the constant lookout for the next big thing, Christopher dove into the world of blockchain some time ago. Having accumulated enough knowledge and expertise on the subject, he is currently working as a blockchain advisor to organisations, always keeping his feet on solid ground in regards to the future.

Christopher Zenios PROF. AUGUSTINE HA TON VINH

Professor & Advisor

Christopher Zenios

PROF. AUGUSTINE HA TON VINH

Professor & Advisor

Prof. Vinh has over 30 years of professional, technical, and management experience in the Asian-Pacific, European, and West African regions with a concentration in economic development strategies; management, regulatory and institutional reforms, bilateral & multi-lateral project finance, banking finance

For many years, Prof. Vinh has been a senior Advisor in Asia for many projects of World Bank including China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Mongolia, Laos, etc…

Prof. Vinh has completed his Master’s program and Doctoral Fellowship at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Washington, D.C. (1976- 1978) and Catholic University of America (1983) respectively. In 1981, Prof. Vinh was awarded a three-year Ph.D. Fellowship by the US National Institutes of Health. He has been subsequently recommended by several US Senators, Congressmen, and government officials for a Presidential Special Assistant position and served as political appointee in the first Reagan-Bush administration.

Prof. Vinh is President cum CEO of Stellar Management Corporation and Dean of Executive Education & Training – Vietnam, California Miramar University, San Diego, CA., USA.

Prof. Vinh teaches: Leader and Corporate Development Strategy, Coaching & Consulting, Restructure Management Large Enterprises & Public Enterprises, Enterprise Strategy and Strategic Partner, Domestic & Cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategy & Enterprise Culture

Christopher Zenios Sydney Ifergan

Advisor

Sydney Ifergan

Advisor

Sydney holds a degree in computer science and has 20+ years commercial experience. He has spent the last 10 years working in the online marketing arena and was the CMO for a large brokerage. In recent years, he has been consulting to various brokerages globally on their online marketing and the utilization of technology to improve their results.