Michelle is a fintech patent-holder and management consultant with more than 15 years of experience. From the development of value-creation strategies for global consumer products, healthcare and financial services providers as a founding member of McKinsey & Company’s finance practice, to working with top management in the global banking sector as a founder and partner of Mitchell Madison Group, Michelle is a master at the application of disruptive technologies. A blockchain evangelist, Michelle has designed cryptographic payment systems and mobile cryptocurrency point-of-sale solutions. She is now focused on the development of secure communication and collaboration platforms founded on the principle that platform providers are custodians of user data which are digital assets. At Probity, Michelle helps companies create agile market-entry strategies rooted in feature-rich development of leading-edge products primarily in the blockchain and trusted computing spaces.
George has served most of his career as an executive for Cyprus Investment Firms and is a holder of CySEC professional competence certificate. Mr. Agathangelou is a founding member and permanent board member of the Cyprus Blockchain Association since 2018. As an international public speaker, George has delivered presentations on DLT and blockchain in numerous countries. Currently, Mr. Agathangelou is the CMO of Block.co, a Blockchain start-up, as well as the Business Development Director of Grant Thornton (Blockchain) Cyprus. [email protected]
Felix has over 20 years of experience in corporate strategy, management consulting, and product management. Before joining Probity Ledgers, Felix worked at Drax Advisors, a boutique management consulting firm that provides specialized management consultancy services to emerging fintech companies. Felix also held several senior leadership positions within the Treasury Services, Corporate Payments, Commercial Card, and Auto Finance businesses of JPMorgan, where he was directly responsible for developing business strategy, implementing major corporate initiatives, and contributing to global business expansion. Prior to JPMorgan, Felix was a management consultant for several strategic advisory firms that focused on serving the financial services and technology industries, including Mitchell Madison Group in New York and PPM Institute of Management in Jakarta. At Probity, Felix focuses on developing strategic priorities and opportunities to accelerate client objectives.
Anthony graduated from Whitman College with a BA in Anthropology in 2011. He has spent the last five years working as a full-time writer while living in Vietnam. Before that, he worked as a Microsoft licensing analyst. [email protected]
Aniekan is an elite Google and Microsoft UX/UI trained designer. He is a startup veteran, Google UX Masterclass trainer, and is experienced in the design of secure chat and collaboration apps. Aniekan pioneered the gamification of 12-word mnemonic recovery phrases. His rich background in bringing product visions to life is informed by his early career working for startups. Aniekan has strong problem-solving skills and has coached and led design teams of varying sizes. His global experience includes international brands across the U.S., Canada, Europe, Africa, and the Indian subcontinent. At Probity, Aniekan’ s interpretive skills enable him to bring creativity and simplicity to his designs. Aniekan helps companies communicate an elegant aesthetic that ranges from the whimsical and playful to the magisterial and opulent.
Julissa is a business researcher and analyst with an inquisitive mind who builds strategy, problem-solves, and communicates actionable intelligence to decision makers. She studied the intersection of cybersecurity and business during her MBA at George Washington University School of Business in Washington, D.C. The team she led in the Cyber Diplohack – a cyber policy hackathon from the Center for Strategic & International Studies and the Embassy of the Netherlands – won “Best National Cyber Policy Strategy.” A blockchain enthusiast since 2015, she has immersed herself into the world of crypto storage security and blockchain implementations. She served her country as a non-commissioned officer and linguist in the U.S. Air Force, later moving into defense consulting, where she produced intelligence analysis products for National Mission Force clients. At Probity, Julissa helps companies capture, analyze, and communicate intelligence, breaking down complex problems into clear and actionable recommendations.
Sean is an international executive with 36 years of experience in general management and corporate finance, mainly in the biotech and medical device industries. Sean has worked in senior finance positions for global companies such as Danaher Corporation, Cardinal Health, and Baxter International, and has extensive experience in emerging markets, business start-ups, acquisitions, and spin-offs. A certified public accountant, Sean has spent most of his career in Europe, China and Russia. At Probity, Sean provides solid assurance to clients that we maintain the highest levels of corporate governance, compliance and fiscal responsibility.
Conrad is a financial accountant with more than a decade of experience. Specialized in finance turnaround projects providing oversight, audit, monitoring, and financial support to government organizations in his role as a Provincial Treasury Deputy Director in some of the most challenging communities in Africa. MSc Candidate Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies 2022
Sean is a seasoned software developer and leader with 30 years of industry experience. Sean has expertise in networking, distributed systems, and Blockchain. He recently completed a stint at a cybersecurity company as a blockchain consultant before signing on as Chief Engineer, where he went on to prototype the company’s trusted hardware-based platform and lead the development of a secure file transfer and messaging demo for the Department of Defense. As his background and interest in economics led him to Bitcoin in 2013, Sean began developing Bitcoin-related software in 2014, the same year he joined the Omni Foundation (formerly known as Mastercoin). He led Omni’s efforts in development and testing and created the OmniJ project; Sean was also the lead developer of ConsensusJ. Sean is a regular attendee of the invitation-only Satoshi roundtable. Sean led a consulting firm that built products for clients that included Apple, 3Com, Novell, Silicon Graphics, and SUN Microsystems. He founded a company that developed a platform for publishing and managing streaming video and licensed that technology to Apple, Unisys, and Nikkei. Moreover, he has developed mobile applications for Turner Broadcasting, Kaiser Permanente, and Universal.
A FAANG engineering alum from the cloud computing space, Dr. Luke designs and builds distributed and cryptographically secure systems. He holds a PhD in Mathematics. Luke also holds an MSc in Psychology. He studied the flow of information on social networks, an endeavor that sparked his interest in machine learning. Throughout his academic career, Dr. Luke earned awards in Psychology and Mathematics. Dr. Luke was raised among entrepreneurs and takes an active interest in the design and execution of business processes. At Probity, Dr. Luke breaks down complex ideas and designs state-of-the-art solutions, using a blend of mathematics, cryptography and artificial intelligence.
Andrew is a strategic critical thinker, consultant, and entrepreneur with a background in education, technology, and economics. After delving into the mobile payments world, he joined Schoology to help enhance their innovative learning management system. Subsequently, Andrew managed a project that melded the principles of blockchain, trusted computing, cryptography, and cybersecurity, into a user-friendly authentication application. He has consulted with educational, non-profit, and governmental institutions from the Ellen Frank Illumination Arts Foundation to the New York MTA, helping stakeholders leverage emerging technologies and media platforms. He views technology as a pivotal tool to solve real-world problems, rather than an end in itself. Andrew graduated Magna Cum Laude from Dartmouth College in 2013.
Sean Lawless is a leading technologist and creative entrepreneur with over 20 years of professional software development experience. After developing secure IETF protocols for embedded systems to allow commercialization of the Internet, Sean joined Intel as a software architect leading Intel's wireless docking (WiGig) integration and Wireless WAN software driver projects. Sean credits his past embedded driver debugging experience with bolstering his confidence and helped
him grow his other team members' confidence and debugging abilities, leading to repeated success. More recently, the Blockchain has enamored his attention. The parallels between secure Internet protocol development and secure smart contract development provided the insight necessary to identify and leverage the Internet playground of the future - decentralized, immutable database technology (i.e., Blockchain). Sean is a technical author and a University of California at Santa Barbara School of Engineering Alumni (Gaucho) who believes novel technologies should benefit all. His most recent technological efforts have been more philanthropic in nature, such as the Ethereum based nonprofit Immutablesoft.org, a decentralized ownership, distribution and licensing platform for digital works. LinkedIn.