Team

John Hussey

Founder (New Zealand based)

John is a certified blockchain expert and has over 20 years experience in technology and software with extensive international experience.

Shinya Furumaki

Co-Founder (Japan based)

Shinya has a breadth of experience from circular apparel, information management, product warehousing and distribution to professional translation. He has super power level multi-tasking abilities.


Julian So

Virtual CFO (New Zealand based)

Julian has had a long career as a chartered accountant and recently had a successful exit with a company that he was an executive director and shareholder of. He has a passion working with high growth startups and brings over twenty years of commercial experience in SaaS and deep-tech start-ups.

Christophe Gachiniard

Senior Software Developer (France based)

Christophe has 15 years of experience building and delivering products across financial, integrations and more recently the social network Twitter. He is a web application developer, specialising in generated user interface. He's also a crypto enthusiast and develops trading bots for fun.


Oleg Polevych

Full Stack Developer (Germany based)


Advisors

Elio Barbera

Elio has been involved in the family business, Barbera Café Co., in Naples, Italy since 2006. He has represented Café Barbera at several international food exhibitions in US, China, Singapore, Japan, Korea, Turkey, UK, UAE, Germany, Thailand and Italy. Elio has been featured in several magazines such as Forbes, Fortune, Agrifood and more as lead innovator in the European F&B sector for the Caffè Barbera's Integration with blockchain technologies related to its coffee supply chain.

Nimo Naamani

Nimo has over 25 years experience building and managing teams and products across financial, integrations, military, payments, and startup domains. He's an advisor to multiple companies in New Zealand and globally, and was on the core leadership of Reshuffle - which was acquired by Twitter in 2021.


Darren Whitaker-Barnett

Darren brings over 35 years of business development and customer acquisition experience to our team. A New Zealand Salesperson of the Year Winner. Darren founded his SaaS tech company in 2012; a Red Herring Asia Top 100 Innovator in 2012, Deloitte Asia Pacific Fastest Growing 500 companies, 2016, 2017, 2018, Deloitte Fast 50 finalist 2018, ISO27001 Certified 2019, CEO Today Global Awards Winner 2021, and acquired by U.S Proptech company in 2021.

Morne Smart

Morne helps the best companies run better processes and systems at scale and adapt them as opportunities and problems arise. He has 20 years of experience successfully implementing supply chain software for multinational organisations with top tier consultancies in Southern Africa, Europe, Latin America and Asia. He is a specialist consultant at Deloitte.