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 & Creator

Nick Agar

AXIA Founder & Creator

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 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 responsibility, review and enhancement of overall technical architecture and procedures.

Nitesh Sharma

Nitesh Sharma

Technology Lead

Nitesh Sharma

Technology Lead

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

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, ecosystems with significant user bases.

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 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 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 with 3 years of experience 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 the AXIA project.

Dan LeBaron

Dan LeBaron

Community

Dan LeBaron

Community

Dan is a senior public relations professional with experience across multiple sectors.

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

Trista Dobson

Trista Dobson

Community

Trista Dobson

Community

Trista is an experienced community manager and has executed marketing strategies for multiple Canadian businesses.

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

Emma Parson

Emma Parson

Community

Emma Parson

Community

Emma 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 has spent 25 years in telecommunications & 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 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 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 is a software engineer with masters of software engineering, and a strong acumen in Blockchain.

Freddy is involved with development and implementation of AXIA's dual blockchain systems.

Shane Shen

Shane Shen

Technology

Shane Shen

Technology

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

With AXIA, he is a full stack software developer.

Artem Yatchenko

Artem Yatchenko

Technology

Artem Yatchenko

Technology

As a quality assurance (QA) engineer of AXIA Technology team who is consistently striving for excellence, Artem Yatchenko monitors and tests each part of the app to keep things running smoothly, and to meet the high expectations of our 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 passionate web developer, consistently striving to improve his work based on the latest programming trends.

As a member of the AXIA Technology team, he has helped to integrate chat and video chat functionality in the AXIA app.

Vladyslav Lukhanin

Vladyslav Lukhanin

Technology

Vladyslav Lukhanin

Technology

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

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

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 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 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

Konstantyn Vlasenko

Technology

Konstantyn Vlasenko

Technology

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

With AXIA, he is a senior project manager of AXIA Capital Bank, ensuring consistency in timing and quality, building plans, and coordination of the the development team.

Gavkhar Akhmedjanova

Gavkhar Akhmedjanova

Technology

Gavkhar Akhmedjanova

Technology

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

With AXIA, she brings attention to detail, providing expertise to the AXIA ecosystem and an optimal digital experience for the community.

Tania Pelykh

Tania Pelykh

Technology

Tania Pelykh

Technology

Tania is an 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 AXIA's suite of Ecosystem applications.

Yi Liu

Yi Liu

Technology

Yi Liu

Technology

Yi Liu has a wide range of project experience which 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 is a project manager with experience in scheduling, planning and executing technology projects.

As part of AXIA's technology team, his 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 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 the network marketing industries, Ludvig is working with AXIA as a .NET full stack developer.

Dmytro Berbeka

Dmytro Berbeka

Technology Lead

Dmytro Berbeka

Technology Lead

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

He provides both systems design and on-going 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.

His 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 has worked in quality assurance, development and business group 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 is an experienced full stack developer.

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

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 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 industry. He has further entrenched himself into the Philanthropy world with QVDB Foundation and 100 Making A Difference which was created to raise funds to charities around the world

Joanna Lipfeld

Joanna Lipfeld

Advisor

Joanna Lipfeld

Advisor

Joanna 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 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, launching a sports brand for Warner Brothers. As Executive Director of CBC Sports and General Manager, Olympics, he successfully secured the media rights to four (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.

Cory Joseph

Cory Joseph

Advisor

Cory Joseph

Advisor

Cory 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 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 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.

Tim Wasik

Tim Wasik

Advisor

Tim Wasik

Advisor

Tim has spent the past 20 years in financial services, earning a reputation for providing superior client advice combined with solid ethics and integrity. Prior to founding two successful financial firms. Tim was a Managing Director for Barclays Canada where he oversaw the distribution of North American equities. Tim also spent 12 years at Scotiabank Global Markets where he was a Managing Director & Equity Trader. Tim has earned a degree in Economics, an MBA and is a CIM (Chartered Investment Manager).

Myron Goins

Myron Goins

Advisor

Myron Goins

Advisor

Myron J. Goins has over 30 years experience in public accounting, corporate finance, technology startups, venture capital, and international financial advisory services to private equity-backed businesses and commodities trading. Myron has served on the audit committees of public company boards of directors, he is a CPA, CTA with a BBA in Accountancy and MBA in Finance.

Peter Evans

Peter Evans

Advisor

Peter Evans

Advisor

Peter 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 & innovation, early-stage financing, and marketing.

Kevin O’Sullivan

Kevin O’Sullivan

Advisor

Kevin O’Sullivan

Advisor

Kevin 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 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.

Uri Tadelis

Uri Tadelis

Advisor

Uri Tadelis

Advisor

Uri has experience with various investments that span over three decades. He possesses vast knowledge and experience in all areas of planned investment activity, relating to his company. It is through his development of business relationships over the years that the company is able to access, and profit from both private and elite investment, opportunities. Mr. Tadelis gained knowledge in variety aspect of finance and banking, acting as leading companies in the industry.

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