AUCTUS ADVISOR BOARD
INDUSTRY EXPERTS ADVISING AUCTUS
Martijn van Eck is PensionTech Lead at Holland FinTech, the globally connected FinTech marketplace and former founding partner at Symetrics, the Amsterdam based European FinTech50 actuarial and risk analytics company, PensionTech start-up trainer, mentor and coach. Martijn’s entrepreneurial track record, pension tech experience and passion to bring the pension and fintech industry together, are key qualities that will help Auctus to reach the next level.
Eric Paley is a Partner and member of the Employee Benefits team at Nixon Peabody LLP, a global law firm, with more than 650 attorneys collaborating across major practice areas in the U.S., Europe and Asia. He will assist us in legal compliance, implementation feedback, as well as further establish our footprint within the pension industry.
Adam is a Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, an international law firm with more than 900 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney. He has considerable experience advising organizations on the legal issues that arise in establishing, sponsoring, and maintaining qualified retirement plans. He has counseled employers on most aspects of ERISA and Internal Revenue Code compliance and through Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service audits and plan correction programs.
Steven is an Associate Professor of Finance at UNC Charlotte where he conducts research in the areas of mathematical finance, derivative securities, asset pricing, and financial econometrics. Steven has a Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences and a Ph.D. in Applied Economics, both from Clemson University. He has been published in numerous scholarly journals including Review of Derivatives Research, Review of Futures Markets, Journal of Risk and Insurance, and Journal of Asset Management.
MEET THE TEAM BEHIND AUCTUS
Felipe has more than 12 years of software development experience. He brings along more than 7 years experience as Operations Manager and Partner at DTI Digital. Within seven years, they grew DTI Digital to a nationwide IT consulting and development enterprise with more than 150 employees. Prior to DTI Digital, Felipe was a Software Developer at Accenture, responsible for a larger team of developers. He holds a BSc in Engineering and a postgraduate degree in Interaction Design. He is leading the development of the Auctus Platform and is responsible for general management decisions.
Raphael brings along 12 years of financial services experience. He has successfully held various strategy and M&A positions at UBS Investment Bank in Zurich, Deutsche Bank in London and Noor Advisors in Geneva and Dubai. He founded Swissline Real Estate in 2012 and holds a portfolio of more than 70 units. Raphael is fluent in 5 languages. He studied Economics at Basel and Yale University and holds an Executive MBA from INSEAD. At Auctus, Raphael is responsible for international relations and strategic partnerships.
Guilherme has more than 10 years of software development experience. He is a co-founder and CTO of LG7. Holding a BSc in Engineering he started his career as a software engineer at DTI Digital and went on founding Livobooks. With his current partner at LG7, Guilherme started another business called ‘VG Resíduos’, a waste management software that reduces environmental impact, lowers the risk to be sanctioned and ultimately saves costs. At Auctus, he was chosen as the brain behind our platform, ensuring that our users have a smooth experience managing their funds.
Vinicius is an Investment Analyst at one of Brazil's main pension fund companies (FUNPRESP-JUD). He is a certified professional by the Certification Institute of Social Security Professionals (ICSS), mandatory for Executive, Supervisory and Governing Board members, as well as for investment committee members and other pension fund employees directly responsible for investing benefit plans’ guaranteeing resources. At Auctus, Vinicius is identifying constraints and possible future issues and subsequently proposes suitable solutions.
Ariny brings more than 6 years of experience as Senior Software Engineer at DTI Digital. He is an expert in C#, Java, C++ and Ethereum Blockchain. He holds a BSc in Control and Automation Engineering. Ariny is our most productive developer and can virtually program anything. He works relentlessly until a project is completed. He is responsible for defining the structure of the Ethereum blockchain layer of the platform and is our main programmer.
Daniel is a Senior Software Engineer with more than 7 years of experience at DTI Digital, where he has been promoting blockchain technology and has led in-house blockchain initiatives. He holds a BSc in Control and Automation Engineering and has further certifications in Machine Learning and Salesforce Development & Management. At Auctus, Daniel is working closely with Ariny, leveraging his deep knowledge of blockchain technology and automation and is a key player in developing the Auctus platform.
Thiago has been 7 years with DTI Digital as Software Engineer. He has led numerous largescale software and automation projects with a focus on risk management and cyber security. He holds a BSc in Engineering, Automation and Robotics. At Auctus, Thiago plays a key role in the development team. He focuses on making the Auctus platform stable and secure, minimizing risks such as hacking, blockchain overload, server overload and wrong transactions.
Daniel has more than 8 years experience in software engineering, 7 of which working as Development Leader. He currently holds a Tech Leader position at Itaú - the largest bank in Latin America. Daniel is an experienced full-stack developer, whose know-how extends from database modeling and tuning, to fine mobile/web layout adjustments. He holds a BSc in Control and Automation Engineering. At Auctus Daniel is responsible for designing and developing our platform. He makes sure we're adopting the best development practices in a lean and efficient way.
Ludmila brings more than 5 years of software engineering experience, as well as time working as Director for a university enterprise where she oversaw the marketing team. She holds a BSc in Software Engineering. At Auctus, Ludmila is responsible to develop and regularly update the community. Her deep understanding of software, combined with her interest in marketing and community management, allow her to effectively spread Auctus’ values.
Daniel is a supply chain management expert with 7 years of supply chain experience working for ESAB. He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and a CBA certification in supply chain. At Auctus, Daniel is leveraging his experience in supply chain, by overseeing the operations. He is coordinating and guaranteeing timely execution of the platform, making sure our timeline is met. Furthermore, he is also coordinating bounty campaigns and our crowdsale.
With over 10 years of experience, Samir is the cofounder of Onrizon, an online games studio responsible for developing Gartic, a draw and guess mobile game. With almost 3,000 followers on Behance.
At Auctus, he is our Illustrator and Photoshop wizard, responsible for the design of the website and amazing illustrations. His design helps to communicate our values and business model to our stakeholders.
Mariana is a UX/UI Designer at DTI Digital and holds a BSc in Graphic Design. She is always in touch with the community presenting workshops and attending events dedicated to discuss about latest news in UX/UI. With over 6 years of experience, at Auctus she is responsible for ultimately enhancing user experience on our platform.