Quant Network’s Overledger: Part Six — The Team behind Overledger and Partners

Team Behind Quant

Quant currently has offices in the UK, Switzerland, Australia, Armenia (Research Lab) and soon to be opening one in New York to meet client demand.

Gilbert Verdian — CEO

Before starting the company Quant, Gilbert Verdian was the CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) at Vocalink. Vocalink, which is owned by Mastercard, built and operates the infrastructure for the Faster Payments Service enabling real-time faster payments in the UK as well as expanding to other regions such as the US with RTP and FAST service in Singapore. Gilbert was in charge of Security for the Faster Payments service in the UK which deals with £6 Trillion every year. He was awarded the Cyber Security Awards CISO of the year in 2017. https://connect.vocalink.com/2017/july/a-winning-streak/.

Rui Wang — Full Stack Developer

Rui is a passionate developer with 12 years software development experience across various sectors from healthcare to financial services. He has extensive in developing Java based financial applications and a very strong knowledge in blockchain technologies.

Alexandru Chiriac — Full Stack Developer

Having just finished his final year at University College London, he is expecting to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. At UCL, he has gained blockchain experience by developing DApps for Ethereum, IOTA and Ripple, but also by being part of the blockchain student society.

Guy Dietrich, Managing Director of Rockefeller Capital joins the board of Quant Network

Guy Dietrich, Managing Director of Rockefeller Capital has joined the board of Quant Network, supporting the company’s expansion to the US

Advisors

Paolo Tasca

Paolo Tasca is a FinTech economist specialising in P2P financial systems. An advisor on blockchain technologies for different international organisations including the EU Parliament and the United Nations, Paolo is founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT) at University College London. Previously, he was Lead Economist on digital currencies and P2P financial systems at Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt. Paolo is the co-author of the bestseller FINTECH Book and the co-editor of the book Banking Beyond Banks and Money. In addition, he is author of various scientific papers about blockchain, which have been published by prestigious international scientific journals, such as the Harvard Business Review.

Chris Adelsbach

Chris is a London-based entrepreneur, FinTech investor, advisor, and mentor. He is a Managing Director at Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Techstars has partners such as Amazon, Barclays, Boeing, Ford, Google, Honda, IBM, Microsoft, PWC, Sony, Target, Total, Verizon, Western Union etc.

Renier Janse van Rensburg

Over 20 years’ assurance, advisory and change management experience in governance, risk and compliance roles on domestic and international assignments at large multinational tier 1 organisations and big four professional services firms. His experience includes extensive work on risk, regulatory and technology change, internal control frameworks, internal and external audit.

Volker Skwarek

Professor, Head of Blockchain Research Group at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. Educated as Electrical Engineer, spent more than 1 decade in managing responsibility for research and technical development in automotive industry. Now professor for embedded systems, convenor in ISO TC 307 (Blockchain) for WG 3, “Smart Contracts”, and leading a research group for blockchains with ultra low powered devices.

Partners

INATBA

As mentioned in the previous article Quant Network is a founding member in the European Union’s launch of the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) consisting of 105 founding members and Gilbert Verdian was selected as an official signatory at the event. Other members of INATBA include Accenture, Accord Project, Alastria,Banco Santander, BBVA, Consensys, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, Fujitsu, IOTA, Ledger, SAP, SIA, Swift, Telefonica, We.Trade and many more. You can read more about this in my previous article here which also provides details of the ISO standard TC 307 which Gilbert Verdian founded which currently has 53 countries working towards.

Hyperledger

Quant Network is appointed company Guarantor of Pay.UK

Quant Network has been accepted as a company guarantor of Pay.UK, the UK’s largest payment network, alongside banks and other FinTech companies. Through this relationship, Quant Network will shape the payment ecosystem to promote competition, innovation and openness, as well as setting the strategic direction of the Payments infrastructure and adopting the New Payments Architecture (NPA).

Crowdz

  • Headed by Cisco’s former global supply-chain leader
  • In business since 2014, with 270+ beta clients
  • 2018 alumnus of Barclays London Techstars Fintech Accelerator
  • Headquartered in Silicon Valley, USA, with offices in the UK, China, India, & Korea
  • Funded by investors in the US and UK.
  • Seven pending patents.

Ed Black, Director of Innovation & Product at Barclaycard said:

“Recent innovation in the consumer payments area has not been enjoyed in the business-to-business payments market. This is largely due to cumbersome, time-consuming and expensive processes on legacy systems making it a very complex environment to improve. Working with Crowdz we are pushing the boundaries to offer a state-of-the-art, digital solution for B2B payments that will enable everybody in the supply to chain to thrive.”

AUCloud and UK CLoud

Quant Network Joins MOBI

Oracle

Alchemmy Consulting

AWS Partner Network

Interopen

Quant Network exclusive partner to China’s blockchain research hub for China Ministry of Commerce

Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

  • Data integrity and authenticity for contracts, documents, and similar data.
  • Data privacy and security for contracts, documents, and communications.
  • Interoperability between large corporate legal departments and law firms.
  • Productivity improvements and cost savings in the operation of legal departments and law firms.
  • Use of blockchain to fortify and augment existing legal technology investments adding important functionality to legacy systems to extend their useful life.

Alliance Block

Overledger supports ADC Global Blockchain Summit Hackathon

Atlantic Power Exchange

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