Global Contributors

AXIA is proud to draw on the diverse expertise of project contributors and advisors. We believe in providing opportunities and prosperity for all with the goal of delivering positive impact around the world through AXIA.

Global Contributors

AXIA is proud to draw on the diverse expertise of project contributors and advisors. We believe in providing opportunities and prosperity for all with the goal of delivering positive impact around the world through AXIA.

Global Contributors

AXIA is proud to draw on the diverse expertise of project contributors and advisors. We believe in providing opportunities and prosperity for all with the goal of delivering positive impact around the world through AXIA.

Global Contributors

AXIA is proud to draw on the diverse expertise of project contributors and advisors. We believe in providing opportunities and prosperity for all with the goal of delivering positive impact around the world through AXIA.

AXIA Global Contributors

AXIA Global Contributors

Nick Agar

Nick Agar

AXIA Founder

Nick Agar

AXIA Founder

Nick Agar has extensive experience in financial research and analysis, refinement and creation of a broad spectrum of financial models.

As the visionary behind AXIA, Nick is the architect who designed the economic system in which AXIA is built, and works towards fulfilling AXIA's goal of delivering positive impactful change.

Paul Ungerman

Paul Ungerman

AXIA Co-Founder

Paul Ungerman

AXIA Co-Founder

Paul Ungerman possesses a diverse track record garnered from 20 years of experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

An agent of change wherever his career has taken him, Paul co-founded AXIA, where he leads the collaborative efforts of the team of global contributors that have made AXIA possible.

Dr. Ravi Chamria

Dr. Ravi Chamria

Technology Lead

Dr. Ravi Chamria

Technology Lead

Ravi Chamria is an ITpreneur with 22 years of experience in building IT products and internet ventures.

As a central contributor to the AXIA technology team, Ravi has contributed his extensive experience in Blockchain network design and system development towards the design of AXIA's Asset Reserve Platform

Lucas Pan

Lucas Pan

Technology

Lucas Pan

Technology

Lucas Pan is a technical architect who is responsible for designing the AXIA technological structure and overseeing implementation development.

Igor Khomenko

Igor Khomenko

Technology Lead

Igor Khomenko

Technology Lead

Igor Khomenko is a software craftsman by nature, with 10+ years of experience in messaging and calling apps and services development.

As part of the AXIA Technology team, his primary responsibility is to architecture and manage cloud messaging and calling services for the app, to the highest quality for the community.

Richard Goyer

Richard Goyer

Strategic Initiatives

Richard Goyer

Strategic Initiatives

Richard Goyer is a business development and strategy expert with over a decade of experience helping entrepreneurs achieve their vision. Starting his career as an entrepreneur, he has a strong record of scaling-up businesses in emerging sectors. Along with his international network, Richard brings his entrepreneurial and strategic instincts to AXIA, as the lead of Business Development and Strategic Initiatives.

Eli Singer

Eli Singer

Community Lead

Eli Singer

Community Lead

Eli Singer has over 20 years of award-winning digital marketing and innovation experience for both corporations and startups.

Eli leads AXIA’s diverse growth, communications and digital partnership strategy group.

Jesse Brodlieb

Jesse Brodlieb

Legal Advisor

Jesse Brodlieb

Legal Advisor

Jesse Brodlieb is a leading private company tax lawyer, having practiced for over a decade advising startups and FinTech companies.

Jesse has assisted AXIA through the provision legal and strategic since the project’s inception.

Dave Mueller

Dave Mueller

Strategic Initiatives

Dave Mueller

Strategic Initiatives

An experienced entrepreneur, Dave Mueller brings a multi-industry background across business, law and corporate development.

Dave develops key partnership and investment opportunities that fit with AXIA’s growth strategy.

Will Zhang

Will Zhang

Technology Lead

Will Zhang

Technology Lead

Will Zhang is a passionate engineer and architect who is responsible for overseeing AXIA’s technical team responsibilities, including review and enhancement of overall technical architecture and procedures.

Nitesh Sharma

Nitesh Sharma

Technology Lead

Nitesh Sharma

Technology Lead

Nitesh Sharma has a decade of experience in architecting & implementing various products and solutions for Blockchain, AI/machine learning, ERPs and enterprise products.

As a lead contributor to the AXIA technology team, Nitesh has been leading the design, development and implementation of AXIA's Asset Reserve Platform.

Robert Schwetzke

Robert Schwetzke

Strategic Initiatives

Robert Schwetzke

Strategic Initiatives

Robert Schwetzke combines a strong multi-disciplinary technical knowledge with over 15 years of international experience in business management and corporate operations, including supporting start-ups and emerging technologies.

With AXIA, Robert builds strategic relationships that focus on social impact and sustainability.

Anthony Irving

Anthony Irving

Community Lead

Anthony Irving

Community Lead

Anthony Irving possesses over 20 years of senior level public affairs experience from the public and private sector.

Anthony provides direct oversight and strategic support to the AXIA communications and community management groups.

Pat Pawlowski

Pat Pawlowski

Community

Pat Pawlowski

Community

With vast experience in animated video production and design overall, Pat Pawlowski has provided ongoing support to AXIA’s web UI and has contributed to the AXIA library of animated video content.

Carol Elamparo

Carol Elamparo

Community

Carol Elamparo

Community

Carol Elamparo has worked on a variety of successful design projects in UI/UX design, mobile Applications, web and graphic design.

With AXIA, she is the lead designer working on AXIA’s creative identity.

Garrick McIntosh

Garrick McIntosh

Community

Garrick McIntosh

Community

Garrick McIntosh has an extensive background in brand strategy, integrated marketing, and product development across multiple industries.

While leading digital initiatives for AXIA, Garrick’s focus is to ensure a simple, community-based experience for everyone who joins in the AXIA Ecosystem.

Laura Soderman

Laura Soderman

Strategic Initiatives

Laura Soderman

Strategic Initiatives

Laura Soderman brings nearly 10 years of combined private and public sector experience in project management.

As the communications project manager at AXIA, Laura harnesses her leadership skills and drive to execute various AXIA community initiatives.

Dennis Liu

Dennis Liu

Technology Lead

Dennis Liu

Technology Lead

Dennis Liu is a full stack Blockchain developer, experienced in working with decentralized applications and Blockchain protocols.

Dennis has developed the early prototypes of the AXIA wallet and smart contracts, and has provided Blockchain design expertise to AXIA.

Dan LeBaron

Dan LeBaron

Community

Dan LeBaron

Community

Dan LeBaron is a senior public relations professional with experience across a variety of different sectors.

He works on copywriting, communications-focused research, strategy and implementation for AXIA.

Trista Dobson

Trista Dobson

Community

Trista Dobson

Community

Trista Dobson is a community manager and has executed marketing strategies for multiple Canadian businesses.

Trista supports the AXIA community through social and digital channel engagement.

Emma Parson

Emma Parson

Community

Emma Parson

Community

Emma Parson has been in customer service for over 15 years and has worked on multiple Blockchain projects.

Emma is the general assistant and background moderator for AXIA’s Telegram group, leveraging her experience in customer service to assist the community moderator team.

Andre Van Veen

Andre Van Veen

Technology

Andre Van Veen

Technology

Andre Van Veen has spent 25 years in the telecommunications and FinTech industries, creating software apps for distribution channels for airtime, electricity and third party payments, as well as cross border payment solutions for the African market.

Andre advises AXIA on digital product development in the context of global delivery to multiple economic markets.

Jane Zhang

Jane Zhang

Technology

Jane Zhang

Technology

Jane Zhang is a front end developer who is responsible for user interaction coding and user experience architecture in AXIA’s Wallet balance, UI and contact functions.

JJ Chen

JJ Chen

Technology

JJ Chen

Technology

JJ Chen is an accomplished full stack developer for AXIA’s web app development.

Sherlock Chen

Sherlock Chen

Technology

Sherlock Chen

Technology

As part of devops, Sherlock Chen is a backend developer in API design and set up automation for AXIA’s front-end web CICD and cloud implementation.

Freddy Li

Freddy Li

Technology

Freddy Li

Technology

Freddy Li is a software engineer with a master's of software engineering, and a strong acumen in Blockchain.

Freddy is involved with the development and implementation of AXIA's Dual Blockchain systems.

Shane Shen

Shane Shen

Technology

Shane Shen

Technology

Shane Shen is an aerospace engineering major who excels in data modelling and analysis.

With AXIA, Shane is a full stack software developer.

Artem Yatchenko

Artem Yatchenko

Technology

Artem Yatchenko

Technology

As a quality assurance engineer with the AXIA technology team, Artem Yatchenko consistently strives for excellence. Artem monitors and tests each part of the AXIA Ecosystem apps to keep things running smoothly, and to meet the expectations of the community.

Volodymyr Kachanov

Volodymyr Kachanov

Technology

Volodymyr Kachanov

Technology

Volodymyr Kachanov is a web developer with a passion for taking seemingly difficult issues and forming user-friendly solutions. As part of AXIA Technology team, he works to build custom functionality and properties within the react native framework.
Anton Seleznov

Anton Seleznov

Technology

Anton Seleznov

Technology

Anton Seleznov is a web developer who consistently strives to improve his work, based on forward-thinking programming trends.

As a member of the AXIA technology team, Anton has helped to integrate chat and video chat functionality into the AXIA applications.

Vladyslav Lukhanin

Vladyslav Lukhanin

Technology

Vladyslav Lukhanin

Technology

Vlad Lukhanin is a skilled developer and technical leader, with experience in JavaScript and React/React Native.

Vlad’s focus with AXIA is implementing chat and audio/video calls in the AXIA applications.

Kelvin Toussaint

Kelvin Toussaint

Business Operations

Kelvin Toussaint

Business Operations

Kelvin has spent 15 years in commercial banking, including 2 years providing consultancy services to micro-businesses.

Kelvin is the General Manager of AXIA Capital Bank, leveraging his finance and banking experience to lead the bank's local operations.

Karen Dubique

Karen Dubique

Business Operations

Karen Dubique

Business Operations

Karen Dubique is an experienced banking and compliance officer, with a background in finance and business management.

An employee of AXIA Capital Bank, Karen leads the compliance and customer service support team.

Shamaner Julien

Shamaner Julien

Business Operations

Shamaner Julien

Business Operations

Shamaner Julien has a proven track record in professional administrative and operations support, having worked for banking operations at two previous financial institutions.

As a member of the AXIA Capital Bank customer service and administrative support team, Shamaner supports all core administrative operations.

Evannah Emanuel

Evannah Emanuel

Business Operations

Evannah Emanuel

Business Operations

Evannah has more than 25 years of experience in commercial banking, and nearly a decade in development banking.

She is the Operations Advisor of AXIA Capital Bank, leveraging her banking experience to support the bank's local operations.

Konstantyn Vlasenko

Konstantyn Vlasenko

Technology

Konstantyn Vlasenko

Technology

Konstantyn Vlasenko is a project manager who has clients in multiple industries, including e-commerce, real estate, custom CRM and ERP systems and social media.

At AXIA, Konstantyn is a senior project manager with AXIA Capital Bank, ensuring consistency in timing and quality, building plans, and overseeing coordination of the development team.

Gavkhar Akhmedjanova

Gavkhar Akhmedjanova

Technology

Gavkhar Akhmedjanova

Technology

Gavkhar Akhmedjanova is an established quality assurance lead for for FinTech platforms and startups.

With AXIA, Gavkhar brings a strong attention to detail, providing expertise to the AXIA Ecosystem and creating an optimal digital experience for the community.

Tania Pelykh

Tania Pelykh

Technology

Tania Pelykh

Technology

Tania Pelykh is a UI/UX designer with freelance experience and an extensive FinTech customer support background.

As part of AXIA's s design team, Tania contributes her skills and creativity to the AXIA Ecosystem's suite of applications.

Yi Liu

Yi Liu

Technology

Yi Liu

Technology

Yi Liu has a wide range of project experience that is being applied to his role with AXIA in product management, product design, technical solutions consulting, project development and risk management.

William Cao

William Cao

Technology

William Cao

Technology

William Cao is a project manager with experience in scheduling, planning and executing technology projects.

As part of AXIA's technology team, William's focus is to ensure a successful delivery of AXIA Ecosystem user platforms.

Raven Sun

Raven Sun

Technology

Raven Sun

Technology

Raven Sun is a frontend developer for AXIA’s mobile and web apps, set up automation backend CI automation test and CD mobile app.

Pramod Sharma

Pramod Sharma

Technology

Pramod Sharma

Technology

Pramod Sharma has significant experience designing and developing applications using various technologies in the FinTech and e-commerce sectors.

As a member of the AXIA technology team, Pramod has been an active contributor towards the design, development and implementation of AXIA's Asset Reserve Platform.

Ludvig Landau

Ludvig Landau

Technology

Ludvig Landau

Technology

With over 20 years of experience in the events and network marketing industries, Ludvig Landau works with AXIA as a .NET full stack developer.

Dmytro Berbeka

Dmytro Berbeka

Technology Lead

Dmytro Berbeka

Technology Lead

Dymtro Berbeka has more than 20 years of experience in enterprise-grade software design and architecture.

He provides both systems design and ongoing implementation support to AXIA.

Mattias Peters

Mattias Peters

Community

Mattias Peters

Community

Mattias Peters brings experience in FinTech as a risk analyst and startup founder to the AXIA project.

Mattias' primary contributions to AXIA relate to the development and execution of communications and community engagement initiatives.

Craig Borysowich

Craig Borysowich

Technology

Craig Borysowich

Technology

Craig Borysowich has over 30 years of experience as a forward-thinking technologist on dozens of large-scale IT projects and tech start-ups.

Craig advises AXIA on the technical implementations of Blockchain and the delivery design.

Arslan Khabibulin

Arslan Khabibulin

Technology

Arslan Khabibulin

Technology

Arslan Khabibulin has worked in quality assurance, development and business groups to complete comprehensive testing.

As part of AXIA's technology team, Arslan is a QA specialist, leveraging his testing experience to deliver digitals ecosystem products.

Ivan Wang

Ivan Wang

Technology

Ivan Wang

Technology

Ivan Wang is an experienced full stack developer.

With AXIA, Ivan is responsible for user interaction coding, front-end website architecture, back-end website applications, designing and developing APIs and creating servers and databases.

Chagai Adler

Chagai Adler

Strategic Initiatives

Chagai Adler

Strategic Initiatives

Chagai Adler is an entrepreneur with over 35 years in the telecommunication industry. Since 2009, Chagai has been the CEO of SimCardGlobal.com, which provides small and large-scale communication solutions for international travelers.

With AXIA, Chagai is leading delivery AXIA Tel, a major telecommunications initiative, as part of the AXIA Ecosystem.

Artem Velychko

Artem Velychko

Technology

Artem Velychko

Technology

Artem Velychko is a React Native developer who is contributing to the ongoing build and evolution of AXchat and AXemble.

Daniil Suvorov

Daniil Suvorov

Technology

Daniil Suvorov

Technology

Daniil Suvorov is a React Native developer. With the AXIA technology team, he works to integrate communication functions into AXIA apps.

Roman Pronin

Roman Pronin

Technology

Roman Pronin

Technology

Roman Pronin is a developer with a background in developing solutions for real-time communication platforms.

As a member of the AXIA technology team, he is responsible for implementing video recording capability into applicable AXIA applications.

Serhii Kuianov

Serhii Kuianov

Technology

Serhii Kuianov

Technology

Serhii Kuianov is a multi-faceted IT professional.

As part of the of AXIA technology team, Serhii is responsible for establishment of infrastructure security for AXIA applications.

Valentyn Tereshchenko

Valentyn Tereshchenko

Technology

Valentyn Tereshchenko

Technology

Valentyn Tereshchenko is a developer experienced in implementing chat, and video chat functionality.

With AXIA, Valentyn's focus is development of desktop versions of AXIA applications.

Advisors

Advisors

Ralph E. Lean

Ralph E. Lean

Advisor

Ralph E. Lean

Advisor

Ralph E. Lean is a business lawyer and a trusted adviser to clients ranging from start-ups to global corporations. With a substantial network of contacts across the business world, the National Post has described Ralph as one of Canada's "most influential" business people.

Wentian Liu

Wentian Liu

Advisor

Wentian Liu

Advisor

Mr. Liu is an entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in merger and acquisition, private equity, and business operations, and has aggregated deal volumes of over $2 billion. He has successfully invested in several industries, including aviation, technology, energy, agriculture, education, and hospitality businesses.

Quinton Van Der Burgh

Quinton Van Der Burgh

Advisor

Quinton Van Der Burgh

Advisor

Quinton Van Der Burgh is one of South Africa’s ultimate success stories. One of the country's youngest billionaires, he is a true maverick with extensive knowledge of marketing, mergers and business development in the telecommunications industry, import/export, property development, media, automotive, pharmaceuticals, trading and mining industries. He has further entrenched himself into the Philanthropy world with the QVDB Foundation and 100 Making A Difference, which was created to raise funds for charities around the world

Michael Gord

Michael Gord

Strategic Initiatives

Michael Gord

Strategic Initiatives

Michael Gord is a Blockchain technology entrepreneur and investor, with experience working on strategies for Fortune 500 companies, governments, and leading digital asset ecosystems.

With AXIA, Michael identifies global market penetration opportunities and secures partnerships with capital networks and ecosystems with significant user bases.

Joanna Lipfeld

Joanna Lipfeld

Advisor

Joanna Lipfeld

Advisor

Joanna Lipfield has been the Chief Financial Officer of Lynx Equity Limited since its inception in 2007 and brings over 20 years of financial, strategic, and operational expertise to the firm. She has an HBA and MBA from Ivey School of Business, and her CPA, CMA designation.

Sheldon Inwentash

Sheldon Inwentash

Advisor

Sheldon Inwentash

Advisor

As the Founder, Chairman and CEO of ThreeD Capital Inc., Mr. Inwentash has more than 30 years of investing experience. He co-founded Visible Genetics, the first commercial pharmacogenomics company. While leading Pinetree Capital, Mr. Inwentash created shareholder value through early investments in Queenston Mining (acquired by Osisko Mining Corp. for $550-million), Aurelian Resources (acquired by Kinross for $1.2-billion) and Gold Eagle Mines (acquired by Goldcorp for $1.5-billion) to name a few.

Jay Rosenzweig

Jay Rosenzweig

Advisor

Jay Rosenzweig

Advisor

Jay Rosenzweig is an expert in designing, building and attracting world class teams. He consults to public and private companies including large global corporations; emerging growth to mid-sized businesses; professional services firms, and private equity and venture capital firms. Jay invests in and advises leading edge businesses, including Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Winston House Drop, CoverUS,The Knowledge Society (TKS), and Heleo/The Next Big Idea Club.

Jeffrey L. Orridge

Jeffrey L. Orridge

Advisor

Jeffrey L. Orridge

Advisor

Jeffrey L. Orridge is a highly regarded corporate and community leader with global experience building teams, brands, and businesses across North America.

Prior to joining TVO as its Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey served as Commissioner of the Canadian Football League and held senior leadership positions at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Canadian Tire Corporation, Reebok, Mattel, Warner Brothers, and USA Basketball.

His career has included being the first General Counsel, head of business and legal affairs, of USA Basketball’s first “Dream Team,” Director of Global Sports Marketing at Reebok, and launching a sports brand for Warner Brothers. As Executive Director of CBC Sports and General Manager, Olympics, he successfully secured the media rights to 4 Olympic Games, the 2015 Pan Am Games, and oversaw the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Jeffrey has also served in senior leadership roles at Right to Play, a global humanitarian organization working in more than 20 of some of the world’s most disadvantaged communities.

A graduate of Harvard Law School and Amherst College, Jeffrey’s passion is making lasting social impact. He proudly serves on the board of numerous not-for-profit organizations and is Chairman of Tiidal Gaming Group,a leading professional esports platform company.

Selected Awards and Achievements:

  • African-Canadian Achievement Award for Excellence in Sports
  • Historica Canada’s Trailblazer Award
  • Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers’ Association Beacon of Industry Award
  • National Bar Association Sports Attorney of the Year Award

Jeffrey is a sought-after speaker, having spoken at Harvard Law School, Stanford University, Arizona State University, Schulich School of Business, Ryerson’s Ted Rogers School of Management, Drexel University Law School, and the University of New Brunswick, among others.

Drawing on lived experiences and having led transformational diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, Jeffrey is regarded as a thought leader on enhancing corporate brands through alignment with DE&I goals.

Isaac Olowolafe

Isaac Olowolafe

Advisor

Isaac Olowolafe

Advisor

Mr. Olowolafe is an award-winning real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist. His corporation, Dream Maker Inc., successfully operates multiple divisions including real estate development, wealth management, private equity and insurance.

Bernt Ullmann

Bernt Ullmann

Advisor

Bernt Ullmann

Advisor

Often referred to as “The Man Behind the Brands”, Mr. Ullmann has been the trusted business acceleration expert for top fashion moguls and billionaires such as Daymond John, Eddie Lampert, and Tommy Hilfiger. Mr. Ullmann is arguably the world’s leading expert in celebrity brand development, brand management, licensing, distribution and monetization, having contributed to the successful launches of brands for clients including Jennifer Lopez, Adam Levine, Nicki Minaj and many others. The brands he has worked with have generated over $6 billion dollars in global sales, which includes the largest celebrity brand deal in history valued at $3.5 billion.

Tyron Woodley

Tyron Woodley

Advisor

Tyron Woodley

Advisor

Tyron Woodley is an American professional mixed martial artist and broadcast analyst. Tyron is a 5X Welterweight UFC champion and has had several television and film roles, appearing in Olympus Has Fallen, Agent of Shields, Sons of Anarchy, Player, the box office hit film, Straight Outta Compton, Steve Harvey’s Celebrity Feud, Hawaii 5-0, S.WA.T. and his own TMZ show The Hollywood Beatdown. Tyron is committed to creating a positive social impact and serves as a role model for underprivileged youth within local communities.

Cory Joseph

Cory Joseph

Advisor

Cory Joseph

Advisor

Cory Joseph is a professional basketball player, a veteran in his ninth year in the NBA. He currently plays for the Detroit Pistons, and is the Captain of the Canadian National Team. Cory is an NBA Champion, earning the title early in his career.

Andrew Deeb

Andrew Deeb

Advisor

Andrew Deeb

Advisor

Over the past number of years, Andrew Deeb has completed numerous investment banking transactions - both in the private and public markets - while forming strong relationships with a long list of professionals, including private and public issuers, institutional investors, local and national political figures, private equity firms, and UHNW investors.

James Haft

James Haft

Advisor

James Haft

Advisor

James Haft has been at the forefront of global emerging markets, merchant banking, investment banking and venture capital industries for over 30 years. His focus is product-market fit, business development and liquidity strategies for early-stage disruptors and investors.

Peter Evans

Peter Evans

Advisor

Peter Evans

Advisor

Peter Evans is a tech entrepreneur with experience scaling companies in the telecom, software, and media sectors. Over the past 20 years he has advised over 300 companies on strategy and innovation, early-stage financing, and marketing.

Kevin O’Sullivan

Kevin O’Sullivan

Advisor

Kevin O’Sullivan

Advisor

Kevin O'Sullivan had a successful career as an institutional money broker before developing an online currency trading education platform. He has also worked extensively in business development for firms across several sectors, including investment banking, where he has enjoyed great success.

Roy Rana

Roy Rana

Advisor

Roy Rana

Advisor

Roy Rana is the Chief of Staff/Assistant Coach of the NBA’s Sacramento Kings. He has more than 25 years of experience building and leading high performing basketball teams at the collegiate, national, and professional levels.

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