Lisa Cheng is the Founder and Head of R&D of the Vanbex Group. She currently serves as an Advisor for emerging tech startups and has an expertise in Business Development and Product Strategy. Her background includes Fortune 500 companies, Enterprise Sales, Big Data, and SaaS.
Kevin Hobbs is the CEO of Vanbex Group and Founder of The Genisys Project. He brings over a decade of management experience to the Firm after working in a varity of professional roles. He is interested in how Blockchain technologies innovate how business is done in the future.
Steven is an experienced financial executive with a career focus on growing early to mid-stage technology companies. Expertise in business expansion, fiscal and operations management. Extensive hands-on experience in business leadership and business unit development.
Derek Spratt has over 35 years of experience in the Canadian tech space. Derek founded and ran 2 wireless tech companies, PCS Wireless and Intrinsyc Software, raising more than $200M and employing over 500 people globally. Derek's role with Vanbex is executive chair, providing leadership to the company.
Brandon is the marketing and communications manager at Vanbex where he is responsible for creating and coordinating internal and external communications. Brandon also writes for the Vanbex Report, a thought-provoking analysis on fintech related news and current events. His work has been frequently published on popular media outlets.
Nicola joined the world of Bitcoin in 2012 and got involved with several blockchain projects and communities. He has a wide ranging skill set that includes Community Management and Development, Social Media, Communications, Project Management and Operations.
Brian is the senior developer for Vanbex. He has over 30 years of experience as a developer. He has worked with the blockchain since early 2014 when he developed a bitcoin and altcoin trading platform. He leads the developers at Vanbex with his prior experience as an engineering manager.
Caroline has over 17 years’ experience in digital multimedia and PR. She has previously held senior marketing roles across several sectors, including mining and environmental tech. In her spare time, she holds seminars on crowdfunding and decentralization and loves to travel to unknown destinations.
Todd Hauptman is the PR Manager at Vanbex Group. Todd is focused on media outreach and crafting articles that help share our client’s stories. Todd has worked in public relations for 7 years working in technology, government, tourism and nonprofit.
Benedetta is a Marketing Coordinator at Vanbex,she works primarily with Social Media and helps the Senior Marketing team with day to day tasks and campaigns.
Jason is a web developer for Vanbex, primarily working on the front-end of applications. He has a B.A. Honours in Economics from the University of Alberta and M.A. in Economics from Simon Fraser University. He has a love of technology and applying his varied background into his work.
Patrick is a Blockchain and Backend Developer primarily working on the Etherparty Platform. He strives when solving hard problems and enjoy teaching people about Blockchain and its many uses.
William is currently working with Vanbex on a co-op work term with UBC. He is looking to hone his skills in front end development through the mentorship of senior developers at Vanbex.
Christer is a graphic designer and illustrator who previously has worked in the mobile gaming space. Holding varied roles from creating assets to designing user interfaces and printed materials he strives to solve visual problems with clarity and creativity.
Cecile brings over 10 years of business experience to Vanbex to help grow the company as best she can. She has been working with the blockchain since 2015, even founding the community Blockchain for Good (BC4G).