Jon Matonis, Marc Kenigsberg, Adriaan Brink, Christian Papathanasiou and George Piskov Join the Advisory Board
Cryptopay has assembled an eclectic team of advisers that has worked concurrently with us and will guide us and surely bring our ambitious plans to fruition. With experts from both traditional finance and the crypto world, the makeup of the team is a logical choice for our goal of bridging the gap between these two worlds that continue to be further integrated each day.
Jon Matonis is a Founding Director of the Bitcoin Foundation and his career has included senior influential posts at VISA International, VeriSign, Sumitomo Bank, and Hushmail. An economist and e-Money researcher, he’s focused on expanding the circulation of nonpolitical digital currencies. Jon also serves as an independent board director to companies in the Bitcoin, the Blockchain, mobile payments, and gaming sectors. His early work on digital cash systems and financial cryptography has been published by Dow Jones and the London School of Economics.
Marc is the founder of Bitcoinchaser.com and has been a firm believer in Bitcoin since it’s early days in 2013. In addition to operating various Bitcoin centered websites he has been a veteran of the gambling industry with 15 years experience in various marketing roles, including being responsible for marketing at some of the largest Playtech and Microgaming operators.
Founder of Earthport and a seasoned company director and entrepreneur with 25 years of experience in online gaming and payments software development. Having found the world’s first online gaming site in 1995, Plus Lotto, Adriaan is seen as a pioneer in both online gaming and payment processing.
Chris gained extensive application security experience whilst defining and managing some of the largest application security and secure development programmes (SSDLC) for financial services institutions such as Citigroup Global Markets and Royal Bank of Scotland based out of London. He has managed teams, P&L and vendors. He has sat on various board risk committees, set enterprise-wide and global application security standards and worked with regulators globally.
Dr. George Piskov
Dr. George Piskov serves as a Managing Director of Uniastrum Capital Limited (UCL). He has made a significant contribution to the progress of Russian business not only within Russia but also internationally. He is one of the ideologists and founders of Unistream and under his supervision, the system has made outstanding progress internationally, becoming an efficient and well developed money transfer network. He is a graduate of Moscow Aviation Institute and Institute of Investment Management and Research (London). Dr. Piskov also holds a Ph.D. in Economics.
Artem heads legal services for technology projects and prior to joining Deloitte, he managed his own legal practice and worked as an attorney at a law firm and at an international bank. Artem has a broad legal expertise in the area of fintech and internet content projects. He has supported the activities of the largest mPOS solutions in the CIS and Russia. Artem has developed the legal infrastructure for a range of payment systems, some of which include crypto.