We are pleased to announce the joining of Mathew Wilson, Sorin Tanasescu, Mike De Melo and Florina Simona Pal to the AlphaBlock management team.
As CEO of Centrys Inc., Mathew has spent the last year leading the team at Centrys Inc., combining the concepts of venture capital and consulting to build innovative new products and businesses in the field of blockchain for the Centrys partner network. Prior to Centrys, Mathew previously served as a Principal for a publicly listed venture fund focusing on both public and private technology investing. Mathew has also served as CEO of a publicly listed company and has acted as board member and advisor to both public and private companies and technology accelerators. Mathew has received his CFA designation and holds a Masters of Finance from Queens University.
Sorin has spent the last year leading the technical development of more than 8 end to end products for the Centrys partner network. Managing a team of up to 20 developers, Sorin has led the architecture and creation of financial, mining, voip, and database solutions all verified on the blockchain. Prior to Centrys, Sorin’s experience includes an 8-year career with Rogers where he was lead architect for the middleware of Rogers Roam Like Home, a 2 year tenure with CitiBank where he was integral to the implementation of Citi’s global swift wire payment API, and over 4 years with the Department of Justice where he was integral to several high security data implementations. Sorin holds a MSc in computer science.
Mike De Melo joined alphablock, as Head of North America Sales, in August 2018 and brings 20 years of investment industry experience. From building computers in the 1980s to a role at Merrill Lynch Canada, where he helped investors navigate stock-market turbulence in the late 1990s, he brings a deep understanding of both the technology and financial industries. Most recently, he was a regional Vice President for Invesco Canada, working with thousands of advisor and investors across the country.
Florina has more than a decade of experience in managing technology teams for financial services companies. In her last project she was managing the credit, debit, and POS management systems for one of the largest private banks in Central and Eastern Europe. In her current role at alphablock she is the lead for maintaining and developing the global portfolio management system which is a .net platform with SQL and Mongo databases. Florina holds a MSc in computer science.