We’re proud to announce the newest members to our advisory board, a cluster of individuals with expertise spanning blockchain, technology, banking, marketing, data analysis and entrepreneurship.
Their experience in Blockchain, VR and other prominent technologies over the last many years will be instrumental to us as we begin our journey of taking DenCity to masses. Each and everyone of our advisors have been one of the most prominent figures in their respective fields and we hope that our team at DenCity will be able to learn a lot from their expertise and experience over all these years.
Please meet the new board members below and give them a warm welcome.
Anshul is a global technology leader who has been instrumental in driving technology transformations for businesses in the range of multi-Billion USD as revenues. He has been a key player at organizations which have been on an average 30% growth year on year in a career spanning almost two decades . His experience has been around taking up strategic technology initiatives, architecting, delivering and managing it at an enterprise level.
He has several notable career accomplishments, wherein he has led, created and launched the key ecommerce, mobile and business intelligence initiatives for world’s #1 insurance brand AXA in the fastest growing emerging markets of Asia. Currently in a leadership role as Chief Information Officer, leading the IT Strategy, Technology Transformations, Analytics, software delivery, architecture and Cloud for Union Insurance (UAE and Oman) across all lines of Business (Life, General (P&C) and Health Insurance) Creating and Driving big strategic Initiatives aligning through IT transformation to deliver business value.
Simon Cocking is the founder of Irish Tech News, which boasts, which boasts, hundreds and thousands of visitors every month. It is often referred to as Ireland’s answer to TechCrunch. Irish Tech News was a winner at Irish Web Awards 2014 in best Science & Technology category and also a winner at 2016 Littlewoods Best Ireland Blog in Digital & Technology category.
On seeing the cryptocurrency boom, he founded CryptoCoinNews, which helps people stay in touch with what is going in the cryptocurrency world. Simon is one of the top 50 influencers in the cryptocurrency world and serves on the advisory board of many popular blockchain startups.
Apart from this, he writes regularly for top publications such as Sunday Business Post, Irish Times, G+D, Dublin Globe, Tweakyourbiz, UCD Innovation Academy, Digital Skills Academy blog and IBM Blog.
He is highly respected influencer on twitter with more than 115,000 people following and looking up to him for advice on the platform.
Mike Street has a passion for emerging media, technology & social innovation. Having spent 15 years in the digital space, Mike Street has worked with top-tier brands such as Time Magazine, Rémy Martin, Oscar de la Renta, Lexus, Turner Broadcasting, Toyota, AARP, McDonald’s, Disney, OWN TV, Tequila Avion, and BET Networks. Mike Street is also the host of the popular podcast SmartBrownVoices, which was featured on iTunes.
Outside of office, Mike Street is the founder of TechFam, a 4000+ member organization with the purpose of helping minorities enter into technology, startup, and STEM positions. He is also the owner of the popular Facebook page Harlem NY with 114,000+ followers.
Stylianos Kampakis is a member of the prestigious Royal Statistical Society and the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies. He is also a prominent educator in data science running online and in-person courses on the subject.
He has a very diverse background with degrees in Psychology, Artificial Intelligence, Statistics, Economics and a PhD in Computer Science. DenCity team will be seeking his guidance for employing data to taking the platform to masses and providing a personalised experience to its users.
The new advisors join previously announced board members Dean Barozzi, Juha Jarinen and Rafael Stoppa. You can have a look at them here.