SDCC North America

Our management is a mix of highly experienced industry experts from both the FinTech and Digital Industry. We combine considerable entrepreneurial experience with a background from working in leading positions in renowned companies such as Eurex, Algorithmics, Deutsche Börse and Calypso Technology.

As a founders team we have made the decision to build up the company, because we are convinced that blockchain technology has the potential to massively improve scaleability, transparency and security of financial service offerings.

Join us on our journey to shape the future of a whole industry.

Johannes Schmidt

CEO North America

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Our Advisors

Every team works better with a group of advisors to support them. They are proven experts in their line of work and provide valuable input.

Poh Chuen

Relationship Manager Singapore

Hendrik Kempfert

Industry Expert & Serial Entrepreneur

Jochen Diel

Industry Expert

Prof. Dr. Christian Fries

Mathematisches Institut Universität München

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Johannes Schmidt

CEO North America

Johannes is a dynamic strategist with almost 20 years of experience in Risk Management, Johannes has built a Credit Risk as a Service (CRaaS) division at Spring 11/Newmark. In his prior role at Deutsche Bank he achieved multi-billion-dollar savings in Securitization Credit RWA. Fluent in German and English, his dual citizenship and startup mentorship roles underscore his global perspective and commitment to innovation.

Nina Kaplan

Nina Kaplan is a globally recognized business leader, pioneer and entrepreneur with a track record of scaling startups and maximizing profit while controlling costs. Her successes have landed her on the covers of major publications, including NEWSWEEK.

Nina bridges the new world of crypto and the older New York legacy finance and commodities markets. Nina speaks six languages.

In 2009, Nina opened and ran the first trading division for Scholz AG, the second largest recycling company in the world with €5.3 billion in annual revenue. During the economic crisis, she brought the company from startup to over $96 million in revenues by Q2. She started and supervised a facility in China, an office in Hong Kong, and large trading operations in New York and in Germany. Nina launched the company’s first physical and commodity trading operation.

Nina’s first business, Summit Metals Recovery Corp. pioneered PC recycling in the State of New Jersey, and created the world’s first and largest trading business for recyclable circuit board scrap. Nina was among the first in her industry to expand into China and throughout Southeast Asia.

Marc Rohde

COO (Chief Operating Officer)

Marc is a qualified ‚Bankkaufmann‘ with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. His focus was laid on operational activities at various institutions such as LBBW, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank and Clearstream Banking. At Clearstream he was responsible for the smooth processing of clients’ GC pooling transactions and collateral management towards Deutsche Bundesbank and Eurex. In addition, he represented his section in numerous projects, such as the introduction of T2S, implementation of new products, system enhancements and process relocations. After leaving Clearstream he focused on his second fi eld of interest: cultural management and now is excited to take over new responsibilities at XVA Blockchain.

Hendrik Kempfert

Industry Expert & Serial Entrepreneur

Manager positions at Adform, virtual minds AG, Yieldlab AG and many more. Currently he supports the Logistics Summit as a Sales Director. Hendrik’s skill set includes entrepreneurship, GDPR, Media Buying Solutions, Programmatic Buying, DMP, DSP, SSP, RTB, Crosse-Device, Device Recognition, Profiling, Adserving, Targeting, ReTargeting, Tracking, Streaming, RichMedia, GeoTargeting, Online Marketing, and knowledge behind clicks.


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