Team

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Robert

Founder & CEO

A serial entrepreneur, Robert brings a wealth of experience in financial consulting, sales, and business to COINCUBE. Robert has been actively using and trading bitcoin since early 2014 and developed the WAVE algorithm that powers COINCUBE. Prior to founding COINCUBE, he held FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses and worked as the Director of Business Development at Euro Pacific Precious Metals.

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Eric

Chief Operating Officer

Eric started out coding Basic programs on the family Commodore 64 in the 1980s. He studied liberal arts at the University of Pennsylvania and started experimenting with websites in 1998. Since 2001 has worked as a freelance developer specializing in interactive database driven sites and web applications, working with a number of innovative startups in the NYC area. Eric's most recent obsession with crypto currency trading has brought him into the COINCUBE project.

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Jibben

Chief Technical Officer

Jibben grew up around computers and started coding websites during elementary school (way back in the days of HTML 2.0). He went on to study Computer Science at Cornell University. Most recently, he developed a profitable crypto currency arbitrage program. Jibben is currently developing our Python codebase, which handles market analysis and trade execution.

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Chris

Marketing Director

Chris has extensive experience in social media, marketing, SEO, and branding. He is working to ensure that our messaging is impactful and consistent.

Advisory Board

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Ivan

Ivan is COO and a founding member of SolidX. He has 15 years of financial-technology industry experience with a focus on the financial services sector. He is a blockchain subject matter expert having been involved as a member of the bitcoin/blockchain community since 2012. Prior to founding SolidX, Ivan served as Chief Information Officer at Forex Capital Markets (FXCM) where he implemented IT strategies that enabled the company to grow four-fold to over 200,000 customer accounts and expand from 3 to 15 locations worldwide.

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Mohan

A seasoned technology executive with 15 years of experience in firms ranging from well-established large institutions to successful entrepreneurial startups, Mohan brings a wealth of knowledge in electronic trading systems, software development, business management and entrepreneurship to COINCUBE. He was part of the early development team at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), where he was deeply involved in many aspects of building, testing and deploying the ICE trading platform. He is the founder of two Bitcoin startups, NYSD and Bitnetwork, and the CEO of Tiger, LLC.

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Jeremy

Jeremy has been actively building and advising technology companies since 2008. He co-founded and sold GoFastCab, a startup in the Uber/Lyft space, which served over 1 million rides in 18 cities. After selling GoFastCab, he went on to build an investment portfolio of mobile apps with realized annual returns of over 100%. Jeremy brings extensive knowledge in digital marketing, advertising, product monetization, and growth hacking to COINCUBE. Prior to venturing into startups, Jeremy managed a global engineering group at QUALCOMM.

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Federico

Federico advises COINCUBE in regards to security and server architecture. He has broad-based experience in system administration, infrastructure and security. Federico has also spent time in the consumer electronics and banking industries, and as Lead DevOps Engineer with a well known VPN provider.

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David

David brings over 15 years of financial services experience to the COINCUBE Advisory Board. Most recently, he served as the CEO and President of the CBOE Stock Exchange from 2007 to 2014 and as Chairman and CEO of the National Stock Exchange from January, 2012 to March, 2015.

Consultants

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Mad

Mad is an Assistant Professor of Art in Printmaking and Graphic Design by day and UX/UI designer by night. Stylistically, she is a Bauhaus junkie. Before bringing her design expertise to COINCUBE, Ms. Mohre developed and designed marketing materials for Uproot Wines (Manhattan) and Fab.com (Manhattan).