Blockchain Expert Committee

/Blockchain Expert Committee
Blockchain Expert Committee2018-10-31T09:52:20+00:00

Simon Grunfeld – Founder & Executive Director – Ibinex

simon Simon’s roots stem from the retail FX marketplace and IT solutions – a former registered CTA with the NFA, Simon has a solid background of the inner workings of the capital markets. Simon started his career in IT and then became a registered CTA (2006) to form Gallant FX and then co-founded and headed up the product development of Gallant VPS and co-founding Gallant Capital Markets (GCMFX). His expert knowledge of developing a project and launching products, in some markets, driven by innovation, has allowed him to participate in the launch of some brokerages and the deployment of SaaS/PaaS initiatives, in use by many large retail institutions. Simon founded Ibinex in 2014 and now caters to a growing number of White Labels and institutional cryptocurrency solution providers.

Dmitri Turkevich – Director of Business Development at Rambler&Co.

0012 Dmitri Turkevich is a seasoned marketing professional in the online advertising industry with a focus on digital marketing within the online finance and gaming sectors. Since November 2015, Dmitri currently serves as Director of Business Development at Rambler&Co. an innovative marketing agency that serves content on the web and mobile devices to 42 million users across multiple publications and through its various brands. Since 2013, Dmitri is currently a partner at MediaSniper, a Moscow-based media company that provides global Real-Time Bidding (RTB) and Demand Side Platform (DSP). Prior to founding MediaSniper in 2013, Dmitri was CEO of Direct Media & Gaming and with the firm for over six years since March of 2008. Before embarking on his nearly-decade career in finance marketing, Dmitri studied economics in 2002 for four years at the Institute for US and Canadian Studies – a Russian think tank that is part of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Aleksey Kutsenko – CEO

Aleksey has his education in the fields of physics and mathematics in addition to many years of software development experience. Based on this combination it was a perfect fit for Aleksey to create his own IT-company, Tools For Brokers Inc., which allowed him to put all his ideas and plans into practice. Aleksey was the first in the world to develop a One-Click-Trading plug-in for MetaTrader4, which is used by the world’s leading Forex brokers. In 2011 Aleksey also became a co-founder and technological inspiration of the Forex Stars project – the first independent platform in the World to host universal Forex-tournaments for traders. Today Tools For Brokers Inc. cooperates with more than 100 brokers around the world and provides solutions for many trading platforms.

Bryan Feinberg – CEO and Founder of Etheralabs, Zephyr and P2Primex

Bryan Feinberg is the CEO and Founder of Etheralabs, Zephyr, and P2Primex. All early-stage innovation launchpads. For the past several years has been deeply involved across the Blockchain ecosystem and across multiple early stage and emerging companies technologies and ecosystems. Bryan is a licensed investment banker holding is 7, 63 and 79 FINRA Licenses as well as a Founding Partner of Focus Areas: Banking & Regulatory Compliance, Syndication, Intelligence, Wallet Security, Search, Machine Learning and Big Data.

Pavel Salas – CEO Tokenbox

Pavel is well known in the foreign exchange industry for his senior roles in international FX brands, including Alpari, Alfa-Bank, and GKFX. More notably, Mr. Salas developed and managed the Russian and CIS operations of one of the world’s most popular social trading platforms, eToro. Today, Pavel has emerged as an expert in the field of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. He is currently the CEO of Tokenbox, a unique ecosystem that combines crypto-currency funds under the management of professional portfolio managers and traders on the one hand and investors on the other. Pavel is also the founder of Blockchain Consult advisory, focused on educating companies on the technology and the integration of blockchain in traditional business processes. Apart from his business practices, Mr. Sales has conducted master classes related to cryptocurrencies and blockchain in leading universities in Russia, as well as advising the State Duma of Russian Federation on the regulation of these new markets and technologies.

Stanislav Shamayev – Crypto and Blockchain Business and Corporate Attorney 

Stanislav Shamayev is a business and corporate attorney who specializes in crypto- and blockchain industries. Mr. Shamayev started his career with assisting foreign businessmen to bring their investment to the US and acquire immigration status through them. This experience translated into assisting legal cannabis companies to obtain licenses and stay compliant with State and Federal laws.   These two fields required close interaction with the Federal government. Mr. Shamayev started representing ICOs and helping them navigate in the US Security, Corporate, and Financial laws. Mr. Shamayev was a speaker at a number of CLE seminars, national conferences, and foreign government educational sessions. He is a member of Florida Business Section and Digital Currency Task Force. In the task force, Mr. Shamayev participates in drafting Florida crypto- and blockchain related laws.