MEET THE TEAM
Danny van de Griend
Prominent Board Member of the European Blockchain Foundation and Co-Founder of China Blockchain Partners. Successfully onboarded and advised partners in the early VeChain Global Expansion. Vast experience working in blockchain, business development, and deeply connected to the equine industry.
Worked as a University Teacher at Radboud University where he attained his PhD. Continued his career as a Clinical Research Manager at Johnson & Johnson and lead MSL at Novartis for more than three years before making the switch to blockchain. He has worked with Danny early in the blockchain industry and proved that his schooling and work background transcend traditional definitions of applied science into true operational leadership.
CFA Charterholder and experienced corporate treasurer who worked at multinationals such as Saint Gobain and L’Oreal. Also experience in the stock market as a derivatives trader at Nomura. Studied at the London Business School.
Pascal de Kloe
Designing and developing several ground-breaking storage and security products for three years at the European Patent Office to leading scalability innovation at eBay, a dedication to excellence is his mantra. Core Developer at Ethereum Classic.
Robert van Aert
Served at Maxxelli Consulting helping foreign companies such as Apple, Clorox and Oakwood expand their global footprint in China for five years. Co-Founder of China Blockchain Partners. Extensive experience in corporate structuring and cross-border mergers & acquisitions.
David de Vriesere
Leading visionary in brand management and marketing when it comes to blockchain technologies. Founded BitBelgium in March 2017 and is often a public speaker at key DLT events. Was a field coordinator at UNICEF for two years.
Product owner of a mobile game which has amassed over 7 million users worldwide since 2014. Created the educational gaming world Splonk for children, which partnered with Holland's largest math foundation Wiskunde Kangoeroe to create adaptive learning modules. Also created the first communication platform for party visitors in The Netherlands that received over 250.000 unique visitors per month.
Meet our experienced board of advisors who provide organizational support in many ways including valuable knowledge, resources, and contacts required to fulfill our business objectives.
Enterprise strategic advisory and a cryptocurrency merchant bank
Co-founder and CEO of the VeChain Foundation. He has worked as an IT Executive in Fortune 500 companies for over 13 years and is a former CIO of Louis Vuitton China.
Third generation horse breeder with a vast network of federations and other rule makers in the equine industry.
A seasoned Certified Public Accountant, with love for numbers and horses. Takako has a wealth of experience and contacts in the Japanese and Chinese equine industry.
Frank van Leeuwen
Leader in the veterinarian practice, specializing in horse medicine, with nine years of experience collaborating with equine industry specialists and key opinion leaders to diagnose and treat a broad spectrum of equine conditions.
Security and intelligence advisor, public speaker, former politician, and lobbyist for the acceptance and adoption of blockchain technology.
Belgium Parliamentary advisor in the Flemish Parliament. With over 10 years of experience on several political levels (Local, National, and EU) he commits his network, enthusiasm, and insights for blockchain projects.
Blockchain strategist, an expert on cross-border mergers and acquisitions.