Mr. Simon Moore has over 30 years of corporate and strategic management experience and entrepreneurship, working across various industry sectors and in both public and private enterprise.
A strategic planner by background, he has extensive expertise in digital innovation, technology development and workflow transformation, This includes sales management, education and training, venture capital, project management, cross-functional business leadership, branding, marketing, advertising and communication.
Simon is the founder and past CEO of two Australian digital advertising agencies, chairman of a cloud integration company, and retired CEO of one of Australia’s largest e-learning development companies.
Mr. Moore has been a sought-after executive in execution and corporate management. He was responsible for creating training programs utilized in the resource sector, developing core and site induction training programs for BHP Billiton, BHP Mitsubishi Alliance, BHP Mitsu Coal and Arrow Energy, to name just a few.
Simon Moore holds a Master of Business (research) from Queensland University of Technology, Australia.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Mr. Richard Underhill is an award winning producer, writer, and director of independent films and network television. He has been responsible for producing more than 600 hours of network television and four feature films spanning a 15 year career in the entertainment industry.
Mr. Underhill has independently created and developed 40 television projects with various sales to VH1, TLC, Discovery, Sony, Universal and Newline Cinema.
To assist in the successful sales and execution of Mr. Underhill’s projects, he has been directly responsible for creating the branding of and marketing campaigns for each individual project working with some of the top entertainment industry branding and marketing departments in Hollywood.
Additionally, Mr. Underhill has founded and developed two mobile broadcasting technology platforms and successfully raised millions of dollars in private funding to bring his technology and media projects to market.
Mr. Rich Wheeless is a seasoned Chief Financial Officer, with 15 years of financial leadership experience. Most recently, he was the Chief Financial Officer for the security software company Rivetz, Inc. Previous to that he was the Chief Financial Officer for LaunchKey, Inc. which was acquired by Iovation.
Mr. Wheeless has done multiple successful turnarounds for State of Ohio funded companies under the administration of Governor John Kasich. Additionally, he has held executive positions in Canada, United States and the United Kingdom. His global experience is invaluable to his role. Rich originally started his career in the private equity division at Citigroup.
Mr. Wheeless has an MBA in Finance with honors from Otterbein University.
HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY
Mr. Justin Corinella is the Co Founder and CTO of Dahrwin, a mesh network, communication technology company; with three issued patents and several more pending. Mr. Corinella is the primary inventor of this technology, which is lauded by many as an incredible leap forward and revolutionary for wireless networking that specifically allows any mobile device to directly and securely connect for communication without internet access or cellular infrastructure.
In 2010, Justin teamed up with multiple high-level venture capital firms to create Dahrwin LLC, in an effort to build out the technology it offers today. The technical team, lead by Mr. Corinella, constantly worked to better the functionality, expand the scope of industry usage and perfect the stability of the Dahrwin Mesh Network with proven success.
Through his endeavors, Mr. Corinella has refined his knowledge and expertise, all of which began in the data storage and communications sectors. His deep insight into technology and wireless communications has positioned him as a lead in multiple R&D and Engineering departments working on various military and government based technologies.
Mr. Corinella is a respected innovator in computer and communication engineering and a very sought after asset in these sectors.
HEAD OF RESEARCH
Mr. Marko Hytinkoski has been an international business executive for over 20 years in many cities in Europe and Asia.
Mr. Hytinkoski has worked in the technology sector in various high-level management roles and has lived in four continents while successfully executing those positions. Through the benefits of this experience and exposure, Mr. Hytinkoski has a very diverse and unique scope of global business practices, business etiquette and employee culture from multiple countries around the globe.
Further, Marko has earned years of knowledge to cryptocurrencies, blockchain and initial coin offerings in investor, consultant and advisor roles. He has been an early adopter of the technology since 2011, well before most were aware of the existence of the technology. Marko’s opportunities and experience have given him a rare vision into the birth of blockchain to the Internet of Things.
Mr. Hytinkoski holds an EMBA and Master of Science (Economics) by education.
David Rokoss has a twenty year career as an entrepreneur and consultant, working with a variety of private and publicly listed companies, focusing on concept development, finance and operational management. For the last decade, he has consulted with numerous early stage companies across the mining, clean tech, retail and technology sectors, focusing on business and corporate development opportunities.
During this period, he worked with the banking team at Kyoto Planet Capital Partners, a private fund established to find, fund and foster early stage companies across the sustainability space, which included investments in wind, waste, bio-fuels and energy technologies. He has considerable experience in due diligence, local and cross-border mergers, corporate acquisitions and compliance issues, having worked with companies in multiple jurisdictions including those publicly trading in Canada, the United States and Germany.
Mr. Rokoss is currently a Director of Blackheath Resources, a TSX venture listed mining company and a partner at Ptolemy Capital. He is a graduate of McMaster University.
Mr. Garry Stock has worked in the resource industry for more than 20 years, helping build companies from inception to up to $500-million in market capitalization.
Mr. Stock has been involved in $400-million in equity financings and has acquired/developed exploration assets across most commodities within Canadian, the U.S., Australian and British securities jurisdictions.
Mr. Garry Stock holds an Honours BA in Economics and completed the CFA program in 1998.
Mr. Matthews has significant senior management and executive leadership experience totalling more than 30 years in the technology and on-line services sector, where he has been responsible for operations in Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Spain, Malta and the United Kingdom at the levels of chief information officer, chief technology officer and chief executive officer. He has been actively involved in several initial public offerings (Australia and the United States) and multiple mergers and acquisitions.
In 2015, Mr. Matthews was a founder, and is currently the chairman, of the nChain Group, known for global leadership in blockchain and Bitcoin research. BMG, a division of the nChain Group, has a significant investment in Bitcoin BCH mining, operating a diversified fleet in multiple locations.
Mr. Matthews holds a bachelor of financial administration degree and an MBA (international business) from the University of New England.
Peter Wielgosz is a lawyer with more than 12 years experience across Australia, Europe and the Middle East with a particular focus on capital markets and structuring financial instruments. Over the last five years, Peter has been a legal advisor to family offices and has worked on a variety of acquisitions, divestments, and private equity deals as well as the establishment of various corporate investment/holding vehicles, SPVs and trusts and the governance structures that unite them.
Prior thereto, Peter was an attorney in the capital markets practice of Clifford Chance LLP in both its Dubai and London offices and in the banking and project finance team with Freehills in Melbourne, Australia.
Peter has a Juris Doctor from Melbourne University (Australia) and a bachelor in economics from McGill University (Canada). He recently studied private equity at Oxford University’s Said Business School and is a member of the Institute of Directors in London.