LEEP TEAM

Our technical mastermind is complemented by a team who are all experts in their own field. The team includes, amongst others, several Fortune 500 and Big Four business consultants, serial entrepreneurs, a university lecturer (marketing) and experienced blockchain community managers.

Ian Smith

Ian Smith

Architect

Ian has a savant level Systems Theory and has been an agile Programmer for 20 years in 20 languages. Ian specializes in complex problem-solving in software architecture, data forensics, cross-platform integration, automation, and possess a high level of knowledge and experience in Network and OS Security, Systems Theory, and project leadership. A small list of achievements include: teaching Linux at NASA, writing partition tables in hexadecimal for partition recovery, mapping Living Systems to software models, Forex arbitrage network, fractal market predictions, and creating an RSA cryptocurrency in 2002 with a double spend solution similar to Ripple.

Vincent Mcleese

Vincent Mcleese

Chief Strategy Officer

Vincent is a blockchain consultant within Accenture’s Tech Advisory practice with a strong passion for DLT/Blockchain. Vincent obtained a master’s degree MSc Financial Economics from HEC Paris after graduating the Bachelor of Arts (History & Chinese) with distinction. Vincent participates in several exciting blockchain initiatives and projects for both big renowned companies as well as smaller projects in which his specialty is in blockchain architectural domain. Vincent is native English, Dutch, and Mandarin.

Martijn Van De                             Weerdt

Martijn Van De Weerdt

Chief Operating Officer

Martijn is as a Technology Consultant at Accenture in which he focuses on blockchain, RegTech, and the intersection of those. Martijn graduated with distinction from the Erasmus University Rotterdam in MSc. Strategic Management while holding two bachelor’s degrees from the same university. Further, he is advising several blockchain companies and is co-head of the Amsterdam Chapter of Disruption Disciples.


William Schlecht, PH.D

William Schlecht, PH.D

Technology Specialist

William Schlecht has a diverse STEM background which includes over 6 years of research work, teaching science and engineering courses at colleges in both the US and China, as well as extensive technical writing experience (see list of published journal articles in linkedIn profile).

In his role as technology specialist , he brings this diverse technical background in bear, assisting LEEP in obtaining robust IP protection.


Research and Development

Dmytro Piatkivskyi

Dmytro Piatkivskyi

PhD Researcher

Research interests revolve around scalability solutions to Bitcoin and other blockchain deployments.

Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar

Senior Go-Lang developer

8 years of experience in c++ and go-lang. Experienced in concurrent programming with Deep technical understanding of Go

Rune Bergh

Rune Bergh

Researcher / Co-Founder

Rune has worked with blockchain consulting for top tier companies in Norway like Norwegian Airlines.

Mark Bruton

Mark Bruton

Senior Research Analyst

Senior hardware engineer at Dell EMC

Alex Heist

Alex Heist

Developer
Eric Antonio Rangel

Eric Antonio Rangel

Developer

10 years experience in software development. He worked on several blockchain teams like Elastos.

Jeff Lam

Jeff Lam

Senior Dev

Jeff has 9 years experience being a Product Creator, Full-stack Engineer and Enterprise Software Engineer globally.

Operations and business development

Steven Rubin

Steven Rubin

Chief business development officer

Steven has worked for reputable financial institutes and fortune 500 companies such as UBS, Swissquote Bank, Adecco Finance.

CASPER ARNTZEN

CASPER ARNTZEN

Chief Executive Officer / Co-founder

Casper is a passionate business focused, vision-driven entrepreneur. Previously worked with companies such as Telenor and Emma EDB.

John Paterson

John Paterson

Chief People Officer

MSc in Human Resources, he is an internationally recognised mediator, an accredited Lumina Learning, a Chartered Member of CIPD (UK)

Marketing and community

Robbert Van Der Vleuten

Robbert Van Der Vleuten

Chief Marketing Officer

Robbert has a background in strategic & digital marketing and holds a master’s degree in marketing management.

Tom Coumans

Tom Coumans

Marketing / Community

Tom has worked as an admin/manager for various big communities such as CPChain and the biggest Virtual Reality community on Discord.

Our Advisors

Bart Brands

Bart Brands

Advisor

Chair Of European Blockchain Foundation Ex-Politician Serial Entrepreneur And Cyber Security Expert

Henry Wild

Henry Wild

Advisor

Former CEO and Chairman of the Board of a Swiss technology firm specialized in distributed systems.

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