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Token Valley for cryptocurrency community

Token Valley will serve the cryptocurrency community as the premier source of crowdsourced, cryptocurrency-related educational materials, peer-reviewed ICO analysis, and blockchain consulting. Investors, researchers, academics, and cryptocurrency enthusiasts can use our platform to become educated in the basics of financial technology and connect with a thriving community of blockchain professionals. Token Valley provides customized services including ICO consulting and facilitation, digital asset and dApp creation, and marketing services for the financial technology sector.

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CEO - Elias Ahonen

The author of ‘Encyclopedia of Physical Bitcoins and Crypto-Currencies’, Elias has been involved in the blockchain industry for five years now. Having previously worked in sustainability consulting in Africa, a data analyst at BlackBerry, and a geopolitical research assistant at Nanjing University (China), he is now the Founder & CEO of Token Valley which aims to be the leading professional community and resource for the blockchain industry.

CTO - David Adams

David is a tech-focused entrepreneur who has been building internet services since the early 90's. He has spent over two decades working with small businesses, fortune 500 companies, and governments around the world in the computer security and investment industries. Some of his specialties include algorithmic and high-frequency trading. David's educational background is in computer engineering and physics, and he has been actively involved with digital currencies for six years. He now holds responsibility for the technology and security side of Token Valley as its full-time CTO.

CMO - Manuel Zeiler

Manuel runs his own ad agency based in Switzerland. He has previously worked for the German government, the automotive industry, and for startups. He has been active in the digital currency space for two years, and is now responsible for Partnership Management and PR at Token Valley.

Steve Hanauer

Steven is a Chartered Accountant in South Africa, and holds ACMA and CGMA designations through CIMA (which also grants him the US CPA designation). He has six years experience in finance and treasury within the infrastructure and telecom industry, plus three years experience as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. Steve has always had a passion for technology; experimenting with 3D printers when they were first introduced, and occasionally launching amateur rockets. He has spent much of the past two years investigating blockchain technology, and is currently working on listing a Bitcoin ETF on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Ray Heller

Ray is a seasoned entrepreneur, manager, business owner, trouble shooter, motivational speaker and traveler. He likes not only to think outside the box but also to live outside the box. He currently lives in China where he is responsible for instigating a number of large projects.

Valentin Dvoryanchikov

Valentin is Senior level PHP developer and UNIX/ cloud computing expert specializing in Drupal back-end development including site configuration and custom module creation. He has a decade of experience creating full database-driven websites, building virtualized environments for running them and performing advanced system monitoring for large scale operations.  He is a full-time employee of Token Valley and lives in St. Petersburg, Russia.