VIRT-U TEAM

Co-founder
Daniel Doll-Steinberg

  • Built early derivative trading platforms transforming financial markets.
  • Founded company creating a global standard for license and assets delivery for games, music and movies.
  • A huge Blockchain advocate, speaking at conferences on real world use of the blockchain.

Co-founder and CEO
Ron Dimant

  • 25 years building companies creating AAA & casual games for PC, consoles and mobile.
  • A first adopter of new models from box product, download, hardware platforms and free to play.
  • Currently developing virtual worlds for virtual pilots on PC, consoles, and mobile devices.

COO
Stephen Precious

  • Over 30 years in the IT and communications industries.
  • Board level experience within the IT and Telecommunications industry in both the private and public sectors.
  • He has recently focussed his attentions to the next big technical innovation, the blockchain.

CFO
Alicia Micklethwait

  • Engineering graduate from Oxford University, MBA from IMD (Lausanne).
  • over 15 years' experience of managing financial affairs of innovative technology company.
  • experience in IPOs and acquisitions.
  • Author of two business books.

Chief Architect
Mark Taylor

  • 25 years’ experience on Boards of leading European retail, online games and internet companies.
  • Directs and manages development teams around the world.
  • Degree in Systems Analysis (Distinction) from the University of the West of England in the UK.

Chief Architect - Blockchain
Anish Mohammed

  • 15 years working in security and cryptography
  • First involved with payments systems building a micropayments system for Ericsson in 2002
  • Spent half his career researching cryptographic algorithms
  • Chief Science Officer, Blockchainsmokers

Director of Software
Andrew B Coathup

  • 12 years’ experience with licensing & content security systems as a full stack developer.
  • Worked in both the telecommunications and defence industries.
  • Leading the build of the Virt-U proof of concept and now the Alpha platform.

Infrastructure Lead
Matthew Pritchard

  • Over 20 years’ experience building technical platforms.
  • Worked in many industries from banking, to retail, to content and licensing platforms.
  • Has built Virt-U’s blockchain platform.


Services Lead
Arvind Mistry

  • Delivered licensing, asset management and on-boarding digital assets technologies for almost 15 years.
  • For the last 9 months, focusing on supporting Blockchain development infrastructure, Alpha platform and website.

Communities Lead
Brian Pinnell

  • Over 20 years’ experience in retail management and customer-facing skills.
  • 10 years’ experience in digital rights management team and on-boarding digital assets.
  • For last 9 months focusing on social media and communities’ management in the blockchain community.

Project Director
Peter Freuchen

  • Been in IT industry 35 years carrying out key projects for companies in the retail, distribution and financial sectors.
  • Managed global IT projects and initiatives utilising many different technologies.
  • Now brings his considerable skills to the blockchain.

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Blockchain Intern
Andrey Korobkov

  • Currently, a BA student at SOAS studying history of Asia and Middle East
  • Since July he has been actively embracing blockchain technology.
  • Recently he co-founded BitMeet - a students community exploring the impact of cryptocurrencies, blockchain and ICO on modern society..

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