Founder and Chairman
Cameron Chell has been an advisor on two ICOs. Cameron is also a serial entrepreneur with over 25 years experience in the energy, technology and finance sectors. Cameron is the founder and co-founder of several successful ventures including Business Instincts Group, Draganfly, Raptor Rig, ColdBore, and Urthecast (TSX: UR).
Bruce Elliott is a 25-year eCommerce veteran who has held senior leadership roles in privately held and listed companies in online payments, gaming, venture capital and trust and corporate service sectors in North America and Europe. Mr. Elliott is a recognized international conference speaker on entrepreneurship, venture capital, and emerging technology trends and has also led venture capital investments into clean tech, gaming, blockchain and fintech companies. Career highlights include Executive Vice President Marketing and Sales of AIM-listed Neteller plc, Director of Boston Group Limited and Managing Director of Boston Ventures Limited.
Michael is co-founder and President of Hedgeye Risk Management, a leading online financial media company. He is a Director at Hedgeye Cares, the company’s employee-driven charity. Michael also serves as President of Seven7, LLC, a sports and entertainment focused venture fund and is Managing Director at Asia Leisure Capital, a hotel and casino management and investment firm. He was previously co-founder and CFO of Firefly Space Systems.
James P. Geiskopf became a director of nFusz in May 2014, and as an independent director is currently the Chair of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Geiskopf has 32 years of experience leading major organizations. Mr. Geiskopf was the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Budget Rent-a-Car of Fairfield California until 2007 when Mr. Geiskopf sold the franchise. Mr. Geiskopf served on the Board of Directors of Suisun Valley Bank and is on the Board of Directors of Napa Valley Bancorp. As well as served on the board of Redstone/Appcoin since August 2014 Mr. Geiskopf has also served as an officer and director of several other publicly listed companies.
Strategic Advisor Capital Markets
A seasoned marketing and branding executive with substantial experience in technology and consumer goods and services. 16 years of capital markets experience as Founder, President, and CEO of Tryton Financial, a leading private global merchant banking group specializing in mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, funding and corporate restructuring (trytonfinancial.com). With expertise in a variety of sectors including clean-tech, biotech, oil and gas, mining, and technology.
Arian Hopkins leads corporate communications for ICOx Innovations. She has driven communications and marketing for public and private organizations in the high-growth technology sector for over 20 years. Arian led public relations for the KODAKOne announcement at CES and its subsequent ICO. She is responsible for strategic communications planning, execution and outreach to key influential audiences across multi-channel campaigns aligned to business goals that generate real impact. Over the course of her career Arian has worked with amazing teams at organizations such as Accenture, MRM/McCann & TransCanada Pipelines.
Strategic Advisor - Structure Compliance
More than 25 years of capital markets experience as President and Managing Director of Carob Management Ltd, a private management consulting company specializing in providing due diligence services, developing business plans, and the structuring, financing, and management of emerging businesses, specializing in going public transactions in both Canada and the United States. Experience in the mining, oil and gas, green energy, consumer products, biotech, and technology sectors. Greg has served on the board of directors of 16 public companies, and currently serves on 3 public company boards. Greg serves as an advisor to one other public technology company. He obtained a Master of Business Administration Degree in 1986 and a Bachelor of Applied Sciences Degree in Civil Engineering in 1984 from the University of British Columbia.
Jeffrey Marks is a corporate attorney licensed to practice law in the states of California and Nevada. He has over 19 years of experience working with early-stage companies, particularly in the technology field, concentrating his practice on corporate formation and structure, joint ventures, licensing, intellectual property protection, corporate governance, shareholder agreements, employee incentive plans, securities laws and private placements.
Currently, Paul is a Partner and Senior Analyst at the Blockchain Merchant Group whose mission is to Identify, investigate, invest in, and build industry disruptive Blockchain-based businesses that have a clear road to revenue. He has also been an advisor on an ICO – Blockchain for over a year. Paul is also the Founder and CEO of Perception Audit Research and Story Studio TV two complementary companies that help startups produce compelling authentic stories to attract investors, employees, and customers. Paul believes that with facts so widely available & instantly accessible, each one becomes less valuable, what matters more is the ability to place these facts in context and to deliver them with emotional impact through story. Paul believes that before it has investors, customers, profits, press coverage, or even a perfected product, every startup has at least one valuable asset: its core story.
Andy brings over 25 years of technology leadership to the team. Andy started with large-scale network solutions for insurance companies. In 2000, he co-founded a SaaS license management solution company (Engyro), which was sold to Microsoft. As COO of QuickCompliance, a healthcare education solution provider, Andy was instrumental in its successful education of over 1.6M people in HIPAA in its first eighteen months. This was followed by many global Learning Management and gamified solutions for some of the top medical device, pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the world. QuickCompliance was sold to HowStuffWorks, the leader in knowledge and curiosity online, and then to Discovery Communication. In the past few years, Andy has also been CTO for Yingo Yango, a mobile delivery platform, and President of Broker Processing Service, which was sold in a private sale. Andy is also Chairman of NAFI, CT. a multiservice agency based in Farmington, CT. Andy attended the University of Hartford in the College of Engineering, concentrating in electrical and computer engineering.
Swapan has over 25 years of senior finance and operations experience and has served at senior executive management levels, both in public and private companies in high growth technology, manufacturing, trading and oil field services industries. He has held senior roles as President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary and served on the Board of some of these Companies. He has extensive experience in public company reporting, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, internal controls and general overall financial and operational management. He is a results driven and efficiency focused individual providing strategic advice to his clients.
Jamie has spent his career in the startup world, understanding which ideas and teams work, and which markets and ready for innovation. Jamie has been an advisor on an ICO – Blockchain for over a year. His experience comes from making the numbers behind a company make sense, and how best to tell that narrative and story. Jamie brings this expertise to his teams, helping to ensure the operational numbers flow. Jamie brings a breadth of knowledge across numerous industries to the table from B2C technologies to B2B energy services companies. This experience has seen him working on projects throughout North America, and into the Middle East.