Team

Ilia Frankstein – Managing Director

Ilia has started his career in 1996 in Israel as a software developer, then he spent 12 years in Canada mainly doing IT consulting for big banks and major corporations. After moving to investment banking he managed M&A deals and IPOs on Micex.  In crypto space he has been active since 2015 as an investor in ICOs and later moved to establishing Tetha Crypto together with Alexander Altman. Ilia is an advisor to SONM project. In the past he advised mark.space project. https://www.linkedin.com/in/iliaf/

Scott Gentry – Director, Japan

Scott is bringing in many years of executive level business development  experience in  global organizations and startups, excelling in understanding complex issues, digesting and communicating, and monetizing them. Strong track record of stepping ahead of business trends to identify business opportunities and key factors for success, to orchestrate key factors in each opportunity, to create value chains, and to close deals. Naturally born to be a networker. A coach, a storyteller, a connector, and a Blockchain-crypto expert Scott is indespensable for Tetha Crypto.

Jesse Co – VP Of Business Development, Hong Kong

Jesse has extensive background in investment banking and real estate. He is very experienced in corporate finance and has strong analytical background. Jesse started his career in Morgan Stanley and since then held various senior positions in major corporations and funds in Hong Kong.

Alexander Rugaev – Advisor

Alexander is an entrepreneur with unparalleled intuition which is able to see the future clearly before others do. In crypto space he started investing in mining and ICOs before most people even knew what that is. He participated as a seed investor (before pre-ICO), marketing advisor and ICO executive  in many successful projects like Chronobank, Taas.Fund, SONM. At present he is ICO Executive for Blackmoon Crypto project which is about to be launched soon.

Alexey Antonov – Advisor

Alexey Antonov is an entrepreneur and blockchain technology expert. He has launched several successful projects, including Financial literacy non-profit organization & SONM which became one of the most successful ICOs in 2017 raising 42 million USD. One year+ cryptotrading experience. Cybersecurity degree. At present he is SONM Chief Marketing officer & Financial Adviser as well as a CEO in Suicide Ventures – Early stage investment fund and blockchain pioneers that forge promising tech to the ICO.

Alexander Altman
Alexander Altman – Chairman & Founder

Alex holds master degree in computer science and Phd in applied mathematics. He started his career in Ukrainian Academy of science before immigration to US in 1989. After immigration he was involved in metal and soft commodities trading and dozens of other businesses, cofounded B2BITS Corp., Fintech New York based IT company which was sold to EPAM in 2008. At present he is cofounder and President of UNIX s.r.o. (Czech based company specializing in energy engineering and consulting)

Michael Zack – Senior Vice President

Michael is an investment banker with extensive experience in finance and capital markets. He served first as head of research and later as managing director and executive director in few biggest Russian banks including Gazprombank and MDM bank. At present he is a deputy head of the index committee of Moscow Stock Exchange as well as director of strategy in promising startup called Teleport Future Technologies.

Yevgen Malyshev – COO

Yevgen has 15+ years of consulting experience with Accenture and Avanade (Accenture and Microsoft joint venture). He has worked in a variety of roles, including program executive and client delivery executive, which enabled him to gain expertise in building high-performing consulting teams and leading delivery of complex enterprise system integration initiatives.

Yevgen’s program leadership experience spans all phases (strategy and roadmapping through to deployment) of multi-million dollar initiatives and includes working with multi-location teams from North America, Europe, South America and Asia)Inline image 1.

Yevgen holds a BSc with a major in Computer Science from York University in Toronto.

 

Konstantin Gamalev – Head Of Research

Konstantin is a holder of Computer Science and CFA degrees. He has unique blend of technical, financial, trading, investing, people and project management experties. His 10+ years of IT consulting experience with top Canadian banks and major corporations have given him deep understanding and unique inside into real life problems in complex corporate environments.  Capital markets knowledge and extensive exposure to derivatives and risk management analisys have provided him a strong foundation when entering a world of crypto investing, making him indespensible member of our team. Konstantin has in depth knowledge of blockchain infrastructure, various programming languages, cryptogrpahy and smart contracts.