Connecting the World to Digital Content Creators and Educators

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AC3 Team Advisors

AC3 Team

Steve McGarry

Co-founder

Changing how the world learns and consumes digital content, Steve has a vast network of online educators and creators that reaches over 200 million consumers worldwide. Steve launched his first cryptocurrency in 2014.

John G Fields

Co-founder

Over 20 years in derivatives and alternative markets, in 2011 John designed a financial instrument that created generational uncorrelated cash flows. Previously, a Director in several U.S. based public companies with former assignments at Barclays, OPIC and the White House.

James Lovatt

Engineer

Over a decade of deep software development. James is in the top percentile of security clearance programmers globally, created platforms in the predictive crime units.

Eugenio Apolo

Chief Technical Officer

A 30-year programmer and early adopter of the bitcoin protocol, Eugenio is a pioneer in cryptographically-stored values and experimental blockchains. In 2013, Eugenio created public and private blockchains, developing cryptocoins and DAPPS, launched his "Countrycoin" called CryptoEscudo (CESC) in 2014.

Brian Raisl

Head of Strategy & Partnerships

Specializes in corporate strategy and client partnerships. Brian started his career at the SEC analyzing and investigating securities fraud. Then, spent 10 years in business consulting for Fortune 500 & Investment Companies. In 2015, Brian’s passion for education became his focus. Previously, the first VP at EdTech startup (Hack Reactor) and an education consultant for Autodesk.

Frank Grant

Head of Law and Regulations

Managing Director of Solganick & Co, early-stage private equity technology investments. A former Senior Counsel at Perkins Coie LLP, representing entrepreneurs, emerging growth companies and worked on several notable ICOs (Overstock).

Ramon Aponte-Salcedo

Design & Marketing

Front-end development and design. Led multiple marketing campaigns raising eight figure capital rounds for public and private companies.

Ana Costa

Web Designer/Developer

Always fascinated by design and user-friendly interfaces, Ana has developed web applications for many years. She is a co-founder of CryptoEscudo.

Key Advisors

Drew Rasmussen

Started architecting blockchains in 2010 and has since created six private blockchains. Previously, led the development of proprietary Blockchain implementations for Tier-1 institutions: NASDAQ, State Street and Overstock.com, whose T0 platform is currently the first and only non-cryptocurrency based trading platform in the world based on Blockchain technology. Drew is the CTO for OTCXN, a P2P trading network, based in San Francisco.

Andrew Cook

Andrew Cook is the CEO of Five23, an investment analytics company. In 2012 Andrew launched one of the first Bitcoin Hedge Fund / Trading Services and within two years had 350,000 Bitcoins invested and an average ROI of 34%. Andrew speaks at universities about quantitative investments and data analytic strategies.

Jonathan Chou

Co-founder and CEO of Bee Token the first decentralized home-sharing network. Previously lead at Uber, Security & Fraud division, managing device tampering and preventing account takeovers and experience in startups with acquisition exits, including his family business and Grindr.

Steve Bassi

CEO and Founder of PolySwarm with over 20 years of experience in Information Security focused development. Steve previously founded Narf Industries, an information security R&D firm with marquee clients from DARPA to members of the Fortune 500. Previously served in lead roles in a variety of projects for Government and Industry including: blockchain-based identity management R&D and development of cutting-edge program analysis tools for DARPA’s CGC.

Alex Mittendorf

Alex is an entrepreneur, angel investor and executive spanning legal, engineering and business development. Most recently, Alex was a part of the founding team of Genos, the genomics company acquired by Nant Health. Prior to this, he was an executive at Pocket Gems, a Sequoia Capital backed company, and a senior associate at Latham & Watkins.

Keith Spears

Keith worked on alternative investments as a member of Hamilton Lane with over $359 billion under management. Keith has worked on over 100 transactions & investments of $1 million to over $10 billion in size.