We’ve hand-picked a diverse team with the experience to get BlockBanc into the hands of traders everywhere, to nurture the trading community, and to grow opportunities in crypto for all.
Born in the Middle East and raised in Australia, Kelghe D’Cruz now lives in Toronto with his wife and two children. Over the past 16 years, Kelghe has launched, built and grown successful businesses in the healthcare, education and software industry. With over 16 years in the business world, Kelghe is a prominent entrepreneur with business ventures in both the North America region and in Australia.
Kelghe’s leadership and strategic vision were instrumental in the creation of technology solutions that delivered long-term value to his customers, partners, employees, and investors. He strives to achieve goals by driving change, injecting innovation, creating and developing high performing teams. His innate aptitude for digital intelligence, for driving consumer value and for identifying strategic opportunities at the right time was instrumental to his team’s success.
In 2010 Kelghe founded a nursing education company which offered educational resources to some of the largest nursing schools in North America through a proprietary web-based platform.
The team was then expanded and begun developing custom software solutions for various government and private organizations in 2014. Kelghe and his team built APIs and software solutions for leading organizations across Canada. In 2012 Kelghe’s curiosity and fascination with blockchain technology led him to experiment with cryptocurrency mining in the basement of his Toronto home. In addition to growing his businesses, Kelghe also found the time to dabble in trading stock options. This set the foundation for his background in trading cryptocurrencies.
Kelghe’s experiences with education, software development, blockchain and trading has enabled him to develop a solution that is disruptive to both the blockchain and the cryptocurrency industry. Enter BlockBanc. An application that helps you learn, adapt and embrace a new technology.
BockBanc is an Ai assistant application which incorporates various blockchain networks, smart contracts, a trading and asset management platform into a voice-controlled application. With the challenges facing the cryptocurrency industry, We recognized the need for an Ai assisted application like BlockBanc to support safer and smarter trades as well as asset protection. We have carefully curated a team of developers, thought leaders, strategists, and subject matter experts – some of the brightest minds from Silicon Valley and the tech world – to bring BlockBanc to market.
When he isn’t working on BlockBanc, advising businesses or speaking at conferences, Kelghe spends his time in Toronto with his wife, 8 year old daughter and 5 year old son.
16+ yrs B2B, 2 startups, technical and sales backgrounds. Developed Oracle into Dimension Data/NTT’s largest global client in 4yrs: • from $38M/yr, 1 OEM, 8 countries and 100% product
• to $535M/yr, 25 OEMs, 135 countries and 60/40 product/services split
Darren has been an active member in the cryptocurrency world for over 6 years. He has created his own cryptocurrencies, consulted on many different projects. Marketed and Advertised to the industry for many different projects.
He has consulted major banks and large enterprise level companies on the implementation and use case of integrating blockchain technology into their business operations. Currently, he has amassed a large network in this industry because of his years being involved and has access to a multitude of connections that ensure projects and has an expedited progression.
Jessica is our awesome marketing director. She brings over 10 years of experience in digital marketing as a content creator, consultant and with a digital agency as a senior brand strategist. She is the current marketing vice president of a startup in Seattle and has worked with multiple token offerings over the past year on content, social, growth hacking, advertising, and PR. Her specialty is working with organizations that have yet to define or build their audiences.
When she isn’t on a roadshow, she enjoys coming back home to Seattle to ski and spend time in the mountains with her family!
Anastasija is a partner at Crypto Tax & Legal specializing in blockchain business and economics along with holding a senior advisory role with the Blockchain center Vilnius where she is covering the whole of Europe mentoring and accelerating blockchain projects.
A senior software engineer and consultant, Dwayne has over 12 years of experience working with some of the biggest organizations in North America, specializing in application development, performance engineering and optimization on projects like RBC, Intel, National Instruments.
Jagdeep Sidhu is the CTO of Blockchain Foundry Inc and one of the co-founders of SYSCOIN.
Experienced Senior Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry. Skilled in PHP, Continuous Integration, C#, Github, and Cryptography. Strong engineering professional with a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) focused in Computer Science from British Columbia Institute of Technology / BCIT.
Blockchain Foundry’s mission is to disrupt markets by leveraging the potential of blockchain technology. We remove middlemen, clearing houses and other such mechanisms that negatively affect your bottom line. It can also lead to errors, mistakes and security breaches. This type of technology is especially critical in markets where a one-minute supply chain inefficiency can lead to massive revenue increases. We believe blockchains will fundamentally change how organizations think about doing business.
Our current flagship product is Syscoin which aims at mass market adoption through use-cases which leverage a combination of 5 hardened smart contracts (offers for decentralized marketplaces, digital certificates, encrypted messaging, arbitrated escrow and a multisignature capable identity system).
Syscoin is a revolutionary cryptocurrency that offers near-zero cost financial transactions like Bitcoin and provides businesses the infrastructure to trade goods, assets, digital certificates and data securely. Syscoin isn’t just about money and trading, it has the ability to attract all business types thanks to its native set of features geared towards the financial sector. From eBay traders and High Street shops to selling that one last item that you couldn’t even give away at your garage sale, Syscoin’s decentralized network benefits everyone!
Jorge Sebastiao (CISSP) has been at the vanguard of IT for 30+ years and computer cyber security for over 25+ years. He’s the current CTO at Eco-System with Huawei Technologies, where he works with clients to spearhead secure data center and cloud solutions. He’s an expert in cybersecurity who has spoken to countless conferences and co-authored a book on security risk, with expertise in blockchain, wallets, exchanges, and minimizing points of risk.
Jorge is also a global business leader. He has served as a COO in the information security industry, leading international teams in the Middle East and Africa to spearhead managed services, BCP, security services, and cloud services projects. He is currently advising blockchain projects in fintech to enable higher security protocols than ever before and protect enterprise business services from attack.
Jee is one of our 1st supporters and went on to become our Lead community manager. Experienced Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Digital Marketing, Social Media, Management, Marketing, and Project Management. Strong community and social services professional with a Bachelor of Applied Science – BASc focused in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services from Al-Quds Open University.