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

COO

ROY GUTSHALL

COO

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 Helen Astaniou

Chief Marketing Officer

Helen Astaniou

Chief Marketing Officer

Passionate marketeer with a firm grasp of integrated marketing strategies within a constantly evolving digital landscape.

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.

JOHN PATRICK MULLIN JOHN PATRICK MULLIN

Managing Director of Research and Business Development

JOHN PATRICK MULLIN

Managing Director of Research and Business Development

John Patrick Mullin is the trade.io Managing Director of Research and Business Development, based in the Hong Kong office. Prior to this, he was a senior FinTech research analyst at Guotai Junan Securities. John is an active member of the Shanghai FinTech community, and wider Asia Pacific region, where he serves as Regional Director of APAC for the FinTech Connector.

TERENCE TAN Terence Tan

Head of Business Development

Terence Tan

Head of Business Development

Terence is a Digital Entrepreneur, Business Investor, International Speaker and Mentor with well over a decade's experience in financial trading, digital marketing and affiliation.

Will Corkin Will Corkin

Business Development Vice President

Will Corkin

Business Development Vice President

Will is the VP of Business Development, based in Hong Kong, where he focuses on ICO advisory services, and marketing and growth strategy in China. Will has a deep understanding of Chinese online platforms, users and interfaces, having helped to launch and organically grow social media and e-commerce accounts for both startups and Fortune 500 B2C and B2B companies.

REMIGIO BONGULIELMI REMIGIO BONGULIELMI

Director of Global Compliance

REMIGIO BONGULIELMI

Director of Global Compliance

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

Johnny Geralt Johnny Geralt

Executive Director, Consulting & Strategy

Johnny Geralt

Executive Director, Consulting & Strategy

Johnny is an enterprise software and SaaS specialist. He has been an executive search consultant and regional sales manager for various enterprise software companies. Recently, Johnny has focused on working with Founders and CEO's of blockchain technologies improving the lives of our community.

Johnny Geralt Ari Propper

Chief Information Security Officer

Ari Propper

Chief Information Security Officer

Ari comes to trade.io from Konfidas, a leading cybersecurity company in Israel, where he served as one of their top analysts & penetration testers. Ari is also a graduate of the Hacking Defined Experts course at the world renowned See-Security College in Ramat-Gan. Together with Ari, Konfidas will continue to enhance the cyber robustness of trade.io by providing knowledge, tools, and access to the Israeli cybersecurity ecosystem.