The Team



Blockchain Books We Have Published

Intro to blockchain book by Brian Wu
blockchain cybersecurity book by Rajnesh Gupta
Ethereum book by Brian Wu
hyperledger-book-brian
hyperledger Fabric V2 book by Matt Zand
security token book by Brian Wu

Our Senior Team

Matt Zand

CEO

Matt is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of 3 startups: DC Web Makers, Coding Bootcamps and High School Technology Services. He is a leading author of Hands-on Smart Contract Development with Hyperledger Fabric book by O’Reilly Media. He has written more than 100 technical articles and tutorials on blockchain development for Hyperledger, Ethereum and Corda R3 platforms.

Jason Jaan

Director of Business Development

Jason has over 25 years of technology experience in business solution planning and implementation. Clients he’s collaborated with span across multiple sectors and include Silicon Valley startups to Fortune 100 companies. His experience encompasses business assessment to implementation planning, advising clients in making pivotal decisions to achieve fiscal objectives.

Andrew Nhlapo

Client Specialist- Global Market

Andrew has fostered 17 years of experience in business operation management. He has acted as a project leader and problem-solver while applying his advanced strategy and management skills. He also has extensive experience maintaining effective working relationships with various stakeholder groups, government officials, and private sector across the globe with special focus on developing countries.

Jim Sullivan

Hyperledger, Corda and Ethereum Specialist

As a Software engineer with 21 years of experiences, Jim leads an expert team in blockchain development, DevOps, Cloud, application development, and the SAFe Agile methodology. Jim is an expert in all blockchain platforms like Hyperledger, Ethereum, and Corda. Previously, Jim was a part of IBM Hyperledger blockchain development team.

Dr. Mike Mu

Senior Ethereum Developer

As an expert in the area of cryptography, Mike has explored classic and quantum cryptography technologies. He is familiar with the major symmetric and asymmetric encryption and digest algorithms that are widely applied to major cryptocurrencies. He is an early miner and advocate for Bitcoin in 2012 and Ethereum.

Rajneesh Gupta

Blockchain Cybersecurity Specialist

Raj has CISA, CPISI, Cobit 5, ISMS LA, CDPO-GDPR, CEH, and CHFI certifications. He is the author of Hands-on Cybersecurty with Blockchain book. He has 9 assertive years of experience in information security. He is adept at Identity, and Access management, IT risk management, system integration, security architecture and information security.

Ashwani Kumar

Senior Hyperledger Developer

Ashwani is an author of Hyperledger Fabric book and DevOps engineer with 20 years of experience in Architecture Visualization & Realization, Analysis, Design and Application Development of end-to-end distributed enterprise applications having strong understanding of Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Microservices Architecture, SOA Application and JEE. .

Gaurav Ubnare

Senior AWS & DevOps Engineer

Gaurav is a Certified Red Hat System Admin, Cloud Architect and DevOps Engineer with many years of industry experiences. As a Cloud Expert, he has extensive experiences in core AWS services S3, EC2, ELB, EBS, Route53, VPC, Auto scaling etc. and deployment services like Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda and Cloud Formation and security practices like IAM, Cloudwatch and Cloudtrail.