TEAM

ALEXEY KOLOSKOV
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
ALEXEY KOLOSKOV
Alexey is a blockchain developer and the chief architect and creator of the Waves decentralised exchange (Waves’ DEX). He has extensive experience in building complex blockchain solutions …

Alexey is a blockchain developer and the chief architect and creator of the Waves decentralised exchange (Waves’ DEX). He has extensive experience in the development and management of complex banking software and in managing large scale IT projects. Over the past several years he has established a reputation as an active and expert participant within the blockchain development community. His work in blockchain development and exchange implementation provides ORION with unparalleled expertise and insight.

KAL ALI
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
KAL ALI
Founding Partner at Kanix and Blockchain strategic advisor/consultant for several projects including Holochain, Morpheus Network, and Quant Network. …

Kal is a Founding Partner at Kanix and Blockchain strategic advisor/consultant for several projects including Holochain, Morpheus Network, and Quant Network. He specializes in partnerships and overall business development/structure, handling all of Orion's operational and administrative duties. Holding a finance degree from Rutgers Business School, Kal brings expertise in the traditional financial sector to the cutting edge Blockchain space.

TIMOTHEA HORWELL
CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER
Timothea Horwell
Timothea is a commercially-driven marketing and brand strategist, founding and leading the commercially successful Marketing & Research division at Telefonica …

Timothea Horwell is a commercially-driven marketing strategist with a focus on driving business growth and revenue. From developing business strategies for clients at a start-up incubator through to founding and leading a commercially successful Marketing & Research division within Telefonica UK, one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world, Timothea is passionate about growing businesses in the tech space - from start-up to scale-up to global conglomerate.

YANUSH ALI
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER
YANUSH ALI
Former Managing Partner at Kanix, an experienced strategic consultant, and cryptocurrency marketing expert whose specialty is advising projects on their product strategy …

Yanush is a former Managing Partner at Kanix, an experienced strategic consultant, and cryptocurrency marketing expert whose specialty is advising projects on their product strategy before and after their token sale. Yanush provided strategic value and expertise for over eighteen noteworthy crypto projects including Holochain, Quant Network, and Matrix AI. He is also deeply ingrained and highly active in the crypto investment space, and has created and organically grew vibrant discussion communities to thousands of members.

EDUARDO MOREIRA
HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT
EDUARDO MOREIRA
MBA from the Nottingham University Business School and CEO and founder of development firm EYSS, closely meshed within the Holochain ecosystem with intimate links to the Holo team …

Eduardo holds an MBA from the Nottingham University Business School and is the CEO and founder of the Development firm EYSS, which is closely meshed within the Holochain ecosystem with intimate links to the Holo team. Eduardo and EYSS is responsible for being the leaders of the Holochain movement in Latin Americ. He also has many years of experience as an IT Director in various multinational companies but is now focused on helping others achieve efficiencies and positive market disruptions by using advanced technology.

SIMON KRUSE
LEAD BLOCKCHAIN ENGINEER
SIMON KRUSE
A professional Software developer, ambassador and blockchain fanatic from many other projects such as BountyOx and also Block Collider, helping them with management, advisory, and dev work …

A professional Software developer, ambassador and blockchain fanatic, Simon has many years of experience in planning and developing complex software projects. Simon has become quite a familiar face in the crypto community from helping several top projects with management, advisory, and dev work. He is an avid bug hunter with an intense focus on security, making him a perfect fit for the Orion team.

NAIL FAKHRUTDINOV
LEAD BACKEND DEVELOPER
NAIL FAKHRUTDINOV
Experienced Java developer and consultant, responsible for implementing core Orion backend modules …

NAIL is a Java/Scala software developer and IT industry professional with active experience in several blockchain projects. He is also highly competent in web development and project management. These endeavors have provided him with a diverse skillset from which to draw when making decisions and planning for the future. He is responsible for implementing Orion backend modules.

EDUARD ZAYDEL
LEAD FRONTEND DEVELOPER
EDUARD ZAYDEL
Eduard is a former Waves Wallet developer with considerable proficiency in user interface design. His work in the field will allow ORION to provide customers with a clean, …

Eduard is a former Waves Wallet developer with considerable proficiency in user interface design. His work in the field will allow ORION to provide customers with a clean, functional and user-friendly interaction with investment tools. His experience in mobile interface design brings unmatched knowledge to the ORION team.

ANDREW KIRK
COMMUNITY DIRECTOR
Andrew Kirk
Andrew enhances the team by helping to maximize the engagement of Orion and its supporters, and also pushes his teammates into setting new personal bests. …

Andrew's work as Community Director, specialized fine artist, plus musician and post-production audio engineer has seen him regularly interact with people from all over the world in various professional settings. Andrew enhances the team by helping to maximize the engagement of Orion and its supporters, and also pushes his teammates into setting new personal bests.

ADVISORS

CHARLES READ
ADVISOR
Charles read headshot
Venture Partner at LaunchTeam, an Accelerator and Marketing Agency …

Charles Read has been working to scale Web3 technology since early 2017, having raised over $20m for some of the top tech teams in the world - his investment thesis is aimed at interoperability and user experience in decentralised technologies. He's a Venture Partner at LaunchTeam, an Accelerator and Marketing Agency, and heads up growth for Zumo, a non custodial crypto wallet with support for fiat currencies. He also mentors at one of the top blockchain and web3 accelerators. Charles will support Orion with overall growth strategy and partnership introductions, as well as leveraging the LaunchTeam brand to raise awareness in both the crypto and traditional tech media.

BRAD TOWNSEND
ADVISOR
BRAD TOWNSEND
A founder of Latitude Services and a successful service provider for projects such as Celer, Ferrum and Celsius. …

Bradley is an experienced growth enabler with an extensive business acumen spanning 5 years of sales and networking. He is presently driving growth for projects in the cryptocurrency space as one of the founders of Latitude Services, a successful service provider for projects such as Celer, Ferrum and Celsius. A strong presence in the blockchain space, Bradley has built an impressive network of both C-level executives and notable grass-roots thought leaders, which he leverages to strengthen the presence of new and running projects, supporting short term growth for sustainable long term development.

MATT JONES
ADVISOR
MATT JONES
Client Partner at Accenture and is a passionate believer in the power of digital innovation …

Matt is currently Client Partner at Accenture, and is a passionate believer in the power of digital innovation to drive positive change. He has spent the last 20 years working with founders and c-suite executives to develop and launch digital products: delivering fundamental step changes to their organization. Matt’s area of expertise is bridging the gaps between marketing and technology, resulting in market-leading digital products experienced every day by millions of users around the globe.

PRANAV SHARMA
ADVISOR
PRANAV SHARMA
Co-founder & Managing Partner at Woodstock Fund & Alpha Omega Capital …

Pranav has over 15 years of leadership experience covering Business development, sales & distribution, asset management, private equity & insurance. He is passionate about entrepreneurship, technology and renewable energy. Pranav is currently Co-founder & Managing Partner at Woodstock Fund where they focus on Public DLT, DeFi & Web 3.0 protocols & applications. He is also Managing Partner - Alpha Omega Capital Partners (Tokenized Fund focused on Security token ecosystem) & Advisor - Alliance Block (Decentralized Investment Banking Platform).

DAVID ATKINSON
ADVISOR
DAVID ATKINSON
David is one of the core masterminds at Holo and loves to help people and businesses that are driven by purpose and a deep understanding and love for what they do …
David is one of the core masterminds at Holo and loves to help people and businesses that are driven by purpose and a deep understanding and love for what they do. He is a member of the leadership team and focuses on business, community, and ecosystem growth, all of which have been integral in Holochain and Holo’s immense achievements.
DAMON NAM
ADVISOR
DAMON NAM
A 20 year IT professional, Microsoft alumnus, and currently the Founder and CEO of Coinvest. …

A 20 year IT professional, Microsoft alumnus, and currently the Founder and CEO of Coinvest; an emerging financial services and technology company in the blockchain industry.

During his 16 year tenure at Microsoft, he assumed a number of different roles within the Microsoft Services organization. Among these roles were Technical Account Manager, Resource Manager and lastly US Services Program Director where he was responsible for driving and managing the Preferred Services Partner program for the US subsidiary; a program with approximately seventy-five partner organizations and a total book of business of over $90 million in revenue.