Tunnel Management Team

 

The team has worked for prestigious companies such as Microsoft, Twitter, Cisco Systems, Oculus, RSM, Credorax, BAE Systems, and more.

The founders have backgrounds in payments, distributed ledger technologies, software engineering, marketing, economics, legal, and more.

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Frank Makrides

Co-Founder, CEO

 

10+ years leading multi-billion dollar software projects in the defense industry at BAE. Formerly Cisco. Blockchain since 2012. Co-Founder of the Boston Blockchain Association. PMP & Six Sigma Black Belt.

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Mariana Svirchuk

Co-Founder, CTO

 

MS in CompSci. 12+ yrs engineering experience including building payment processing gateway at Credorax.

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Neil Ratna

Co-Founder, COO

 

Former financial auditor at RSM. Successful entrepreneur. 10+ yrs Sales & Marketing experience. Blockchain since 2013.

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Alexander Rodriguez, Esq.

Co-Founder,
General Counsel & BSA Compliance Officer

 

JD/MBA. Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification in process. Former President of MA Assoc. of Hispanic Attorneys.

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Alexey Savin

Chief Architect

CompSci/Math. 14+ years experienced full-stack engineer. Designed and implemented complex, high load, high performance, scalable and fault tolerant systems in the AdTech space.

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Benjamin Cavallari

VP Business Development

 

Developed digital platforms for Warner Bros. Games & Microsoft Xbox teams, Advised OculusVR on Research, Partnerships & University Collaboration. BizDev experience launching multiple successful technology startups.

Meet Our Advisors

 

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Steve Hillas

Banking Technology Advisor

 

CIO of Santander Bank Holdings US, Technology Adviser, Former CEO of Eurobank e-Solutions, & CIO of Piraeus Bank International.

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Angela Ratliff, CAMS

Compliance & Risk Advisor

 

15 years of domestic & international AML, risk & compliance. SVP of Financial Crimes & Operational Risk (Payments) at U.S. Bank.

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Mike Privette

Security Advisor

 

14 years of experience leading cybersecurity, data protection & cloud security programs in the financial services industry. CISSP, CISA and CEH certified.

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Garey House

Payments Advisor

 

Vice President of Business Development at Capital One, Certified Treasury Professional & Certified in Commercial Credit.

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Greg Raiz

Mobile/UX Advisor

 

Founder of renowned mobile dev shop Raizlabs. Clients are Microsoft, HP, Macys, Costco, Blue Cross Blue Shield and more.

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Thrasyvoulos Karydis

Cryptography Advisor

 

MIT Media Lab. Co-Founder of a Biomedical Blockchain project. Background in Quantum Cryptography.

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Manos Athanassoulis

Database & Systems Advisor

 

Ph.D. & Harvard researcher. formerly Harvard Postdoc, IBM Watson.

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Dee Hadley

Marketing Advisor

 

Kellogg MBA. 20+ yrs marketing experience. Former CMO of Uno Pizzeria and Pizza Hut Korea. Former marketing director of Unilever.

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