CEO & Co-Founder
Manuel is the co-founder of two of the largest and most prominent blockchain companies in Norway, BitGate and BitSpace. He holds a M.Sc in Electronics from the University of Oslo, and is an experienced developer.
Chief Strategist & Co-Founder
Christian is the Co-Founder of both BitSpace and BitGate, and has been a key figure in the blockchain community since 2013. He graduated from the University of Oslo with a masters degree in Philosophy.
Chief Financial Officer
Ivar is the CFO at BitGate and BitSpace. He has studied economics at Connecticut State University, and has been involved with blockchain and cryptocurrencies since 2014. He is a talented executive managing day-to-day activities and planning at BitGate and BitSpace.
Lead Developer & Partner
Frederic has been a computer and gaming enthusiast since he was 6 years old, and is a former data engineering student. He is interested in 3D modeling/printing, alternative nuclear power and computer security and favors software that is open source. His life approach is rational and uncompromising, which is reflected in his work.
Administrative Manager & Partner
Karin has a Master’s degree in Geographical studies from the University of Oslo, as well as a background in language and history studies from Estonia and Turkey. Her current accounting and auditing studies at BI in Oslo, synergize well with her role in BitSpace.
Founder of Cultura Bank
Lars Hektoen has a background from economics and business administration. He went on to become a manager at Chase Manhattan Bank and President at ABB Financial Services AS, before finally founding Cultura Bank, recently crowned the most Ethical Bank in Norway.
CEO & Founder SingularityNET
Ben Goertzel is the founder and CEO of SingularityNET, a blockchain-based AI marketplace. Ben is also the chief scientist of financial prediction firm Aidyia Holdings and Chairman of the Artificial General Intelligence Society and the OpenCog Foundation He was the Chief Scientist of Hanson Robotics, the company that created the humanoid robot Sophia, until early 2019.
Camilla Wollan is a DLA Piper Partner in the Finance and Projects Department. She specializes in financial law and has worked for numerous banks. Camilla is active in the Fintech and blockchain space .
Horizen (Formerly ZenCash)
Rob is the Co-founder of Horizen and a former physicist and mathematician with experience working on Bitshares, BlockPay, Zclassic, Seasteading, and BitGate. He’s currently a PhD Candidate in Finance researching cryptofinance and teaching “Bitcoin & Blockchain Applications in Finance.”
With over 25 years of international sales and business development experience with proven results, David is passionate about sales skills, sales excellence, and helping others achieve their sales-related goals: increasing revenue, more quickly, more profitably. David began coaching and mentoring in the early 2000s.