Jon Matonis, Ada Jonuse and Amin Rafiee Join the Advisory Board

New Members Join the Advisory Board

Amin Rafiee, Ada Jonuse and Jon Matonis join Professor Wulf Kaal on the Advisory Board. The board works consistently with the ETHLend team in various aspects of decentralized lending, global finance and the blockchain technology. The diverse expertise of the board ensures that ETHLend has sufficient support for the whole roadmap laid in the White Paper


Amin Rafiee

Amin Rafiee has been working closely with the developers of some of the most hyped coins on the crypto market since 2013. He’s an active user of Bitcoin communities and a respected member that is constantly involved with the dedicated developers and leaders of this exciting industry. Amin has a keen eye for the latest advancements and his diverse background, including Industrial Design, Engineering, R&D, Marketing, International Business, Philosophy and Psychology is impressive to say the least.

Amin provides a strong foundation to understand and communicate with a large number of members across different fields. A regular speaker at Bitcoin conferences throughout Europe, Rafiee has been helping share the truth, freedom, and choices facing blockchain technology. The most recent examples of this was through BITNATION’s refugee aid. As a known advocate of P2P and decentralization in an otherwise centralized world, his contribution as an advisor will allow ETHLend to stay ahead of innovation.

Ada Jonuse

Ada Jonuse is an IT and blockchain education activist with extensive experience in the International and European politics, including but not limited to UN and the European Parliament. During her impressive career Ada facilitated and participated in areas such as Disarmament and Non-Proliferation in Asia and South Pacific, as well as project design, application and implementation of the pan-European projects.

Jonuse has a strong background in the field of researching crime against businesses, international organised crime and new technology related criminal activities. During her time in the European Parliament as an advisor for MEP, she greatly contributed her expertise to the areas of Financing for Development, business and human rights, transitional experience and EU legislation procedures.

Ada has an impressive track record of big scale IT, fintech and blockchain projects and is actively arranging educational seminars around Europe. She is Head of #SWICTH! — an international annual event on ICT and entrepreneurship, which was awarded in September 2016 with the Guinness world record of the biggest programming lesson in the world (10,000 participants!) Her deep European and International institutional knowledge is a great asset in establishing and maintaining political awareness for the DLT companies as well as being very up to date on the legislative process in the blockchain industry.

Jon Matonis

Jon Matonis is a Founding Director of the Bitcoin Foundation and his career has included senior influential posts at VISA International, VeriSign, Sumitomo Bank, and Hushmail. As an economist and e-Money researcher focused on expanding the circulation of nonpolitical digital currencies, Jon also serves as an independent board director to companies in the Blockchain, mobile payments, and gaming sectors. Being a prominent fintech columnist with Forbes Magazine, American Banker, and CoinDesk, he recently joined the editorial board for the cryptocurrency journal Ledger. His early work on digital cash systems and financial cryptography has been published by Dow Jones and the London School of Economics.

Jon has presented worldwide on the topic of blockchain and its disruptive economic implications to a wide variety of audiences, including members of the Federal Reserve, Bank of England, European Central Bank, SWIFT, IRS, DOJ, retail payment networks, major financial institutions, financial regulatory bodies, mobile money issuers, igaming operators, information security firms, hedge funds, gold investors, and family offices.

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