ABOUT THE TEAM. We are committed to driving forward a real play-to-earn model with a community-first approach – we are engineered so that everyone wins.
We are pioneers, problem solvers, and creators. Having worked together across the gaming, tech, AI, and blockchain industry for more than 30 years combined, we are both a unique and exceptional team with a tight-knit foundation.
Josh is a serial internet-media and blockchain entrepreneur, and a venture capitalist. He worked at Accenture as a technology and corporate strategy consultant. He also founded and chaired YPO’s Singularity University Seminar, which was awarded one of the highest rated educational programs in the Young President’s Organization (YPO). He has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue and an M.B.A. from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Paul is a clinician, scientist, and an entrepreneur. Paul is the founder and CEO of Mind AI and is also the Co-founder of Synesis One. As a graduate of University of Oxford with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, he received an M.D. from The School of Medicine at Catholic University of Korea. Paul is also a graduate of Futuremed at Singularity University 2013 and Exponential Medicine 2014. Paul also cofounded JNP LAB in Seoul that acts as a development hub for global exponential technologies.
HEAD OF NFT GAMIFICATION
Tracy is a technologist, entrepreneur and digital media professional with a passion for blockchain and related technologies. Tracy holds a BA in history from Santa Clara University, a MA in Science & Technology Studies from Cornell University, and a MSc. in Blockchain / Digital Currencies from the University of Nicosia. He has produced documentary films, designed AR / VR experiences, and co-authored two books.
CTO AND HEAD OF PRODUCT
David is an experienced technologist with a background in software infrastructure technologies. He helped build out the core infrastructure underpinning today’s Internet while at Ericsson and Redback Networks. David has been active in blockchain since 2014 as an investor and cofounder of a crypto algorithmic trading firm. He holds an MBA from Chicago Booth and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University.
Chief Scientist John Doe, has been researching and developing artificial intelligence software for over 10 years. At Carnegie Mellon University, he began learning languages such as Scheme, Lisp, and C. Afterwards, John began researching and developing artificial intelligence technology. John’s mission has been to pioneer the development of the world’s first true artificial intelligence.
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY
Danver is a former educator with a wealth of experience in communications, mentoring and building communities, both in the real world and online. Danver holds a M.Ed degree in Curriculum & Instructional Leadership from Vanderbilt and is a graduate of Cornell University’s Entrepreneurship program. She completed a program in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of South Florida Muma School of Business.
Head of Growth
Isaac is a technologist with an expertise in product management and product strategy. He has experience designing and shipping products in blockchain, gaming, digital health, and AI. Most recently, he was heading up product for all features involving crypto and NFTs at IMVU, one of Silicon Valley's first 3D metaverse companies. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and a B.A. in Economics from UCLA.
ADVISOR | CREATIVE ART
Eric Jordan is a digital artist with a 20+ year background in creative direction, design, motion graphics, interactivity, UI design, 3D, brand/identity, and sound design. Recognized by .Net Magazine as a top international designer, Eric has overseen projects for the world’s top brands. His work has won multiple industry awards spanning every digital medium, and has been featured in publications around the world.
ADVISOR | SOLANA ECOSYSTEM
Rolf is a DAOist at Metacartel Ventures DAO and other DAOs. He is also an author, investor at Cultur3 Capital, and the co-founder and CEO of the Korean-based Creative Token Agency NUMOMO. Before NUMOMO, he co-founded several ventures, including Savvy and Keyless. Rolf holds a B.A. in Arts, a B.S. in Business from USC, as well as a Masters and a PhD degree in Management from INSEAD.
ADVISOR | ECOSYSTEM MACRO-ECONOMICS
Ravi has held pioneering roles in the financial services industry, strategizing for multi-billion-dollar divisions and growing multi-million-dollar products. His Ph.D. dissertation, from City University of Hong Kong, covers uncertainty and unintended consequences. His research focuses on optimization and decision making. He has MBA and engineering degrees from NYU and National Institute of Technology Calicut.
ADVISOR | TOKEN ECONOMICS
Known as Coach K, Joel is a fund manager for Alpha Stone Capital and the Co-founder of Alpha Trading Algos. He’s a well known connector and advisor in the blockchain ecosystem and is known for providing everything from go-to-market strategies, creative tokenomics, token supply flow mode ling to branding and messaging.
Young Han Lee
ADVISOR | LEGAL
Young-Han is a Sr. Attorney at Dentons Lee, and is uniquely qualified to advise on disputes and transactions, with particular industry focus in blockchain, energy, defense, and manufacturing in the US and Korea. He advises on Koreaʼs complex tendering and implementation procedures. He holds dual law degrees from Seoul National University, and law degrees from Northwestern and Georgetown.
ADVISOR | STRATEGIC GROWTH
Yida Gao (Forbes 30 Under 30) runs early stage crypto investment firm Shima Capital (shima.capital). Yida formerly co-ran Struck Capital, an early stage industry agnostic venture fund, and also DDC (Divergence Digital Currency), a multi-strategy crypto fund. Prior, Yida Gao was a technology investor at NEA, one of the world's largest VC funds, and M&A banker at Morgan Stanley. MIT math/CS and Stanford GSB drop-out.
ADVISOR | COMMUNITY GROWTH
Orion Depp is a Managing Partner at Master Ventures’ institutional Investment Management division (MVIM) & its MV Polkadot VC Fund. He has over 20 years in Fintech and has served as a capital markets advisor to numerous projects in Defi, Gaming & Metaverse across ecosystems including Polkadot, Solana, Ethereum & Polygon. Orion has studied at prestigious institutions including MIT, USC & UCSD
ADVISOR | PARTNERSHIPS
Prior to joining GBIC as Partner, Sinhae was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. She then led business development and operations at a payment start-up, Coin, and she later worked at NerdWallet. She brings her Silicon Valley and consulting experience to the blockchain/crypto industry. Sinhae holds an MBA from Stanford University and a B.A. in Business from Korea University.
ADVISOR | NFT MARKETING
Adrian is currently the COO & Strategic Advisor for Ethernity Chain, a leading NFT platform. He is a Co-Founder of Crypto Banter, a daily livestream of the overall crypto community and Producer of CNBC’s “Crypto Trader,” the world’s first major network broadcast program on blockchain and crypto currencies. He was formerly a Producer and Correspondent covering war zones and disaster areas for CNN, MSNBC, & Discovery Digital.