1. MEMBERS

  1. ICON Organization

    ICON is building ICON Ecosystem for activation of block chain ecosystem.
    From discovering & cultivating early projects to creating new business models Organic support reaches the goal of Hyperconnect the World.

  1. ICON MEMBERS

    • Total

      124

    • Development

      76

    • Business / Marketing

      38

    • Operations

      10

    • Advisors
      • Don Tapscott

        Advisor

        Don is one of the world’s leading authorities on innovation, media, and the economic and social impact of technology and advises business and government leaders around the world. He has authored or co-authored 15 widely read books all over the world, including the international best-seller Blockchain Revolution, which he co-authored with his son, Alex Tapscott. In 2015, Thinkers50 named Don as the 4th most important business thinker in the world. In 2017, he established The Blockchain Research Institute, the world's leading think-tank dedicated to understanding blockchain opportunities, challenges and use-cases.

        Jason Best

        Advisor

        Selected as one of the 10 most influential people in crowdfunding by Forbes.com, he is a contributor to TechCrunch and Venture Beat and a co-founder and principal of Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA). Recently, he was on the executive leadership team of Kinnser Software, ranked by Inc Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US.

        Eddy Travia

        Advisor

        Eddy Travia is a pioneer investor in blockchain technology startups and the CEO of Coinsilium, a London-based venture builder, accelerator and investor in early-stage blockchain technology companies (NEX:COIN). In July 2013, after several years in private equity in Greater China, Eddy co-founded Seedcoin, the world’s first global incubator of digital currency startups and, in May 2014, was named among the ‘Top three Most Influential Investors’ at the Blockchain Awards. Eddy has led early-stage investments in 17 blockchain companies around the world. He also regulary delivers keynote speeches on blockchain and advises corporates and financial regulators.

      • Paul Veradittakit

        Advisor

        Paul is Partner at Pantera Capital leading blockchain investments. Prior to joining Pantera, he worked at Strive Capital as an Associate focusing on investments in the mobile space. Previously, he was at Hatch Consulting and LECG and performed business development and marketing for Urban Spoils, an early stage startup in the daily deal aggregation space. Paul graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in Political Science.

        Yiseul Cho

        Advisor

        Studied at MIT, worked for Facebook and run her own startup in Korea before moving to London. In London she set up a blockchain R&D lab which has worked with major card company, investment bank and remittance startup. From 2016, she works for HSBC as its 1st blockchain team focusing on blockchain data analytics. She also runs the biggest blockchain community group (1850 members) in London focusing on private blockchain technology, and works as partner at Blockchain angel investor group in Korea and specialized ICO marketing company for Korean market.

        Ismail Malik

        Advisor

        He has over 20 years experience in Technology related startups and entrepreneurship covering Asset Management, Cryptocurrencies, Mobile Payments in the City of London and Emerging Markets working with leading firms such as Vodafone, Cellnet and News International. He was the founder of the world’s first Blockchain Lab and first ‘DLT’ company within Level 39 in Canary Wharf (world’s largest Fintech accelerator).

      • JEHAN CHU

        Advisor

        Jehan is a former front-end developer with ten years’ experience in web and enterprise application development. He has been a cryptocurrency investor since 2013, with successful investments including Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, Melonport and acts as Advisor to the Melonport, QTUM and OpenANX. He founded the Ethereum HK community (2014), co-Founded the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong (2014) and founded the Hyperledger HK community (2016). He was a partner with the KMA on the Blockchain: Surge event, and a Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) Council Member. Jehan is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and a Masters degree candidate at Hong Kong University (2017).

        Simon Seojoon Kim

        Advisor

        Simon​ ​Kim​​ ​is​ ​a​ ​blockchain​ ​evangelist​ ​and investor.​ ​He​ ​is​ ​the​ ​co-founder​ ​of​ ​Knowre, a​ ​startup​ ​that​ ​was​ ​named​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​top 10​ ​innovative​ ​AI​ ​math​ ​education companies​ ​by​ ​Fast​ ​Company. He​ ​has managed​ ​various​ ​projects​ ​for​ ​10​ ​years​ ​as a​ ​UX​ ​designer. Simon​ ​studied​ ​computer science​ ​and​ ​engineering​ ​at​ ​POSTECH University.

    • Foundation Council
      • KJ Eee

        Foundation Council

        KJ is Founder of Nomad Connection and CEO at DAYLI Intelligence. Nomad Connection is the company behind Zimly, a P2P media service with over 3 million users worldwide. KJ was previously software engineer at the SecureSoft team which developed South Korea's first firewall 'Suhoshin' in 1996. KJ holds a BS in Computer Science from from the Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH).

        Hoon Lee

        Foundation Council

        Hoon was previously Senior Analyst in macroeconomic research and strategic planning at Woori Finance Research Institute, the corporate think-tank at South Korea's Woori Financial Group. Hoon holds a BS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Ph.D in Management of Technology from Seoul National University.

      • JH Kim

        Foundation Council

        He majored in computer science and engineering at POSTECH University, and has worked in the field of information security for nearly 20 years. He has experience in developing patented applications such as PKI, authentication and security protocol and products applied to embedded environment to enterprise environment in finance, public, and private sector. He holds the CISA qualification and is currently the CEO of theloop, the blockchain specialized company.

        Min Kim

        Foundation Council

        Min brings more than 12 years of experience as corporate director, entrepreneur, investment banker/M&A consultant, VC investor, and mentor to up-and-coming entrepeneurs. Min began his career as Investment Banking Analyst (Tech) at Deutsche Bank, later serving as COO of Tapas Media, the American digital content sales platform. Min has a degree in Business from UC Berkeley.

      • Jay Kim

        Foundation Council

        Jay holds BAs in Political Science and Philosophy from Korea University. As CPA at PwC Consulting for over 10 years, Jay was a specialist in strategy and IT operations for leading financial institutions. Jay is now CFO at theloop, a blockchain developer based in Seoul.

        Guido Schmitz-Krummacher

        Foundation Council

        Guido Schmitz-Krummacher is our Board Member based in Switzerland. He has worked for 25 years for SME in MD, Board or CEO positions. Guido joined the crypto-industry a year ago and is an interchain of different crypto foundations and companies.


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