Having been in the digital asset space for several years, Oliver spearheads the project. In 2016 he built the first blockchain-enabled insurance contract for the largest French insurer. In 2017 he was in charge of a research project on Ethereum security exploits at his university laboratory. In 2018 he helped design risk & trading signals for cryptocurrency funds at Merkle Data, in the Bay Area. He holds a MSc in Applied Mathematics from Supaero and a joint MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship from Ecole Polytechnique and HEC Paris.
Jacques brings over 25 years of experience in equities trading and technology, both on the sell and buy side. As the head of Electronic Market Making at Credit Suisse, he built CrossFinder EU - one of the largest cash equity Dark Pools in the world. He recently exited a market making company accounting for over 5% of US equities volume.
Arnaud has extensive technical background in cryptography, cybersecurity and real-time systems. After working on lightning strike damage analysis at Airbus, he designed software for the largest French cryptocurrency mining pool. He holds a MSc in Computer Science from Supaero and a joint MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship from Ecole Polytechnique and HEC Paris.
Simon is the professional problem-solver at SheeldMarket. His background includes designing and building an all-electric car, onboarding institutional customers at an early stage HR-tech company and designing better algorithms for the Bitcoin Lightning Network. He holds a MSc in Systems Engineering from Supaero and a joint MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship from Ecole Polytechnique and HEC Paris.
As GM of Global Corporate Strategy at Microsoft, Charles ran the Yahoo Acquisition and commercial deal, and drove the Skype Acquisition. Before running Corporate Strategy, Charles was focused on the emergence of Google and the growth of the search industry. He now invests in a wide range of start ups.
Louis is head of payments strategy at Anchorage, a top digital assets custodian. Louis was the CEO of Merkle Data before its acquisition by Anchorage. Merkle was a leading risk and trade surveillance solution for digital assets. Prior to Merkle Louis was a PM for 5 years in b2b and b2c startups. Louis started his career at McKinsey in the Finance practice.
Alexander is the Founder & CEO of Predli a global emerging technology advisory firm. He has also been the Chief Data Scientist and Research Director at UC Berkeley’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology. Alexander was awarded Amazon’s Alexa Innovation Fellowship 2018-2019. He has been on the founding team of four companies and has a successful track record of consulting for Fortune 500 companies, advising/running startups, and hosting executive education programs for business leaders all over the world.