RORY O'SULLIVAN   Has held a diverse range of roles in the agricultural space over the past 18 years, from cleaning field bins on the family farm at Patchewollock to running a profitable commodity trading book at one of the world’s biggest funds. Travelling and witnessing inefficiencies and opaque supply chains cemented his vision for  Grain Discovery .  Studied Agricultural Science at University of Melbourne.

RORY O'SULLIVAN

Has held a diverse range of roles in the agricultural space over the past 18 years, from cleaning field bins on the family farm at Patchewollock to running a profitable commodity trading book at one of the world’s biggest funds. Travelling and witnessing inefficiencies and opaque supply chains cemented his vision for Grain Discovery.

Studied Agricultural Science at University of Melbourne.

RUAIRI HANAFIN   Is a long time blockchain advocate and sees its potential in increasing social fairness and greater financial inclusion- particularly in rural regions. Has held positions in quantitative investments, researched alpha strategies, and headed the blockchain group at one of the world’s largest funds.  PhD in Theoretical Physics from Trinity College, University of Dublin.

RUAIRI HANAFIN

Is a long time blockchain advocate and sees its potential in increasing social fairness and greater financial inclusion- particularly in rural regions. Has held positions in quantitative investments, researched alpha strategies, and headed the blockchain group at one of the world’s largest funds.

PhD in Theoretical Physics from Trinity College, University of Dublin.

PETER VINCENT   Has over 20 years experience in the commodities markets as a trader and entrepreneur. Has coded trading desk infrastructure, set up risk management systems for numerous commodities shops including his own boutique firm. His passion is data and specialises in building intuitive visualisations and models for complex data sets.  Master’s Degree in Engineering Physics, Queen’s University.

PETER VINCENT

Has over 20 years experience in the commodities markets as a trader and entrepreneur. Has coded trading desk infrastructure, set up risk management systems for numerous commodities shops including his own boutique firm. His passion is data and specialises in building intuitive visualisations and models for complex data sets.

Master’s Degree in Engineering Physics, Queen’s University.

QUAN NHAM   Having been in diverse sectors of the tech industry spanning semiconductors to B2B software, Quan had previously cofounded a startup of his own in 2015, negotiating a successful exit. A full stack engineer and self-described futurist, he is a firm believer in blockchain's ability to solve humanity's most pressing issues, particularly in food production and sustainability.  Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics Engineering, University of Toronto

QUAN NHAM

Having been in diverse sectors of the tech industry spanning semiconductors to B2B software, Quan had previously cofounded a startup of his own in 2015, negotiating a successful exit. A full stack engineer and self-described futurist, he is a firm believer in blockchain's ability to solve humanity's most pressing issues, particularly in food production and sustainability.

Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics Engineering, University of Toronto

KEN NOTT   Has over 25 years' experience in trading Equities, FX, Commodities, Pulses and Specialty Crops. Has worked for both large institutions and independently. Having specialized in Ag commodities in both western Canada and Ontario for the last 5 years has seen opportunities for technology to create efficiency in the current system.  Bachelor of Business (Economics), University of New Brunswick.

KEN NOTT

Has over 25 years' experience in trading Equities, FX, Commodities, Pulses and Specialty Crops. Has worked for both large institutions and independently. Having specialized in Ag commodities in both western Canada and Ontario for the last 5 years has seen opportunities for technology to create efficiency in the current system.

Bachelor of Business (Economics), University of New Brunswick.

AISHMIT KHURANA   From computer engineering to kinesiology to cognitive science, Aishmit has delved into a lot of disciplines throughout his academic career. He enjoys building things, whether it be making music, programming, or even writing. With a passion for travelling, Aishmit has seen first hand the many hardships local farmers face when it comes to distribution of their yields and strongly believes in the company’s vision to revolutionize the industry.  Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of Waterloo

AISHMIT KHURANA

From computer engineering to kinesiology to cognitive science, Aishmit has delved into a lot of disciplines throughout his academic career. He enjoys building things, whether it be making music, programming, or even writing. With a passion for travelling, Aishmit has seen first hand the many hardships local farmers face when it comes to distribution of their yields and strongly believes in the company’s vision to revolutionize the industry.

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of Waterloo

HONGLI LI   Software architect with 15+ years of experience designing, implementing, delivering, and supporting enterprise solutions with polyglot programming. Passionate in using the right technologies to solve interesting business problems. Current interests are data science and blockchain technologies. A Kotlin evangelist, Hongli has been using it for both backend and android development for couple of years.  Bachelor's of Computer Science, York University.

HONGLI LI

Software architect with 15+ years of experience designing, implementing, delivering, and supporting enterprise solutions with polyglot programming. Passionate in using the right technologies to solve interesting business problems. Current interests are data science and blockchain technologies. A Kotlin evangelist, Hongli has been using it for both backend and android development for couple of years.

Bachelor's of Computer Science, York University.

MIKE   IANNONE   10 years of multinational experience working in corporate financial advisory and foreign exchange for both public corporations and SME’s. Brings a strong background in leading large and small finance teams, developing internal control policies and corporate governance.  Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Manitoba. CPA, CA from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

MIKE IANNONE

10 years of multinational experience working in corporate financial advisory and foreign exchange for both public corporations and SME’s. Brings a strong background in leading large and small finance teams, developing internal control policies and corporate governance.

Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Manitoba. CPA, CA from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

SCOTT MacNEVIN   With over 25 years experience working in three countries across internal and external auditing roles. Management and project consultation experience in large federal companies, non-profits and a commodity software companies.  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, University of South Australia and Mathematical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology.

SCOTT MacNEVIN

With over 25 years experience working in three countries across internal and external auditing roles. Management and project consultation experience in large federal companies, non-profits and a commodity software companies.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, University of South Australia and Mathematical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology.

WARREN LAMB   Computer engineer with a background in software development, project management and a specific interest in machine learning, equity/commodity trading, blockchain development, and crypto-economics. Past projects include experience in front and back end web development, web analytics, automated trading algorithms and artificial intelligence.  Bachelor's of Applied Science in Computer Engineering, Queen's University.

WARREN LAMB

Computer engineer with a background in software development, project management and a specific interest in machine learning, equity/commodity trading, blockchain development, and crypto-economics. Past projects include experience in front and back end web development, web analytics, automated trading algorithms and artificial intelligence.

Bachelor's of Applied Science in Computer Engineering, Queen's University.

ALISON MATTHEWS   A seasoned public affairs consultant with over a decade of experience working in the agriculture, cleantech and environmental space. A proven track record in digital media, public affairs, communications and government relations, former clients include: Conservative Party of Canada, Sustainable Development Technology Canada Renewable Industries Canada.  Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies, University of Ottawa

ALISON MATTHEWS

A seasoned public affairs consultant with over a decade of experience working in the agriculture, cleantech and environmental space. A proven track record in digital media, public affairs, communications and government relations, former clients include: Conservative Party of Canada, Sustainable Development Technology Canada Renewable Industries Canada.

Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies, University of Ottawa

RYAN DUAN   Believes in blockchain's ability to increase transparency and equality in transacting peer-to peer, as well as shine a light on the opacity of products moving through the supply chain. Past projects include work with Hyperledger and other blockchain technologies. His interests include capital markets and full stack web development.  Bachelor's of Computer Science, Carleton University.

RYAN DUAN

Believes in blockchain's ability to increase transparency and equality in transacting peer-to peer, as well as shine a light on the opacity of products moving through the supply chain. Past projects include work with Hyperledger and other blockchain technologies. His interests include capital markets and full stack web development.

Bachelor's of Computer Science, Carleton University.

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