AXIA Global Contributors
AXIA Global Contributors
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 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
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
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 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.
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 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.
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.
Andre Van Veen
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.