Team

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Hossein Kakavand, CEO

Hossein is an entrepreneur with a diverse background in the enterprise technology industry. He did his Ph.D at Stanford in Information Systems and Statistics, and subsequently Stanford Business School. He was a fund manager at Soliton Capital, a quantitative hedge fund. He was at Funding Circle (LON: FCH), a leading Fintech platform focused on Peer to Peer (P2P) financing. He has also advised startups, with highly successful exits including, a distributed computation platform for automation of portfolio risk modelling, a specialized platform for large scale statistical computation, and a big data analytics recommendation engine.

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Sam Wood, CTO

Sam is an entrepreneur with world class expertise in Blockchain technology and enterprise software systems, and a highly prolific full stack software engineer. He has previously been at Stanford Research Institute where he was an instrumental technical part of multiple DARPA programs. He has been with Tesla Motors where he worked on enterprise applications for mission critical operations, including vehicle fleet real-time monitoring and reporting infrastructure. Further, he has been with Apple where he developed an architecture for big data music analytics service used by key iTunes Music Store products. He has also been technical lead and key contributor at several early stage startups in Silicon Valley.