Meet the teams behind Syscoin Platform

Syscoin Platform is a decentralized blockchain platform with many teams and individuals contributing to its growth and adoption. Here are the most active and engaged teams and their members

Syscoin Foundation

The Syscoin Foundation is the official body representing Syscoin Platform. The board is broadly responsible for the growth and adoption of the platform, and its members play a guiding and steering role in its development.

Jag Sidhu

Foundation President & Lead Core Developer

Jag Sidhu is the Lead Core Developer and co-founder of the Syscoin Platform. As an expert in blockchain technology Jag also specializes in machine learning, artificial intelligence, client/server development and distributed systems with nearly 20 years of software development experience. Jag holds a bachelor of Technology, Computer Science, from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

MICHIEL

Syscoin Foundation Vice President

Michiel has been interested in the blockchain space since 2013. Syscoin was one of his first investments and he has been enthusiastic about the project ever since. In 2014 he started a company that grew to success via on/offline marketing, and he has been bringing this experience to Syscoin's Marketing team since late 2017 If you have marketing or business proposals, please reach out to him on [email protected], or on Discord

REINIER

Syscoin Foundation Secretary

Reinier has worked in the Ad tech industry for many years, and has helped large and medium sized brands (including blockchain companies) to grow their online presence using online display campaigns. Now it is time to let the world know what Syscoin is capable of, and together with SCMT he will put these best practices to work for the benefit of the project.

WILLY KO

Syscoin Foundation Treasurer

Willy is a Experienced software engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the internet industry. Skilled in C++, C, JavaScript, Python, Testing, and Embedded Systems. Strong professional graduated from University of British Columbia. He is also active as Chinese community leader for Syscoin.

BRAD HAMMERSTON

Syscoin Foundation Board Member

Brad graduated with honours from VanArts, earned a MCSE, and has education in literature, writing, business, marketing, music, graphic design, mapping and computing. He was owner of Image House Inc. from 1991 til 2008, UI developer for E-Tunnels, web app developer for O-Netrix Solutions, Communications for Cariboo Regional District, publisher of B2B magazine, editor of the Advisor, and winner of numerous awards for graphic design. Brad became interested in Syscoin when it was first announced and joined the team in 2015.

Richard

Syscoin Foundation Board Member

Multi-disciplined developer with game development background. Fluent in C++\C#\Javascript among others. Experience with client/server software development, web development, mobile development and more. Other talents include heavy experience with industry software such as 3D Studio Max; 3D modelling, animation, the latest game engines, mobile development; prefers Windows/Android development. Started programming as a kid (a text adventure in BASIC) and never stopped. Interested in all things science and technology.Andrés is experienced developing on the Syscoin Platform. He created two proof-of-concept projects and worked on others for BCF as a developer and as a member of the AFT team. He has over 5 year’s experience in web, mobile, and desktop applications with a highly recognised company in Spain. He lives near Cadiz in the south of Spain.

CHRIS

Syscoin Foundation Board Member

Chris aka ‘BigPoppa’, started his Crypto journey in 2012 setting up a couple of mining rigs. Mining turned into trading and in 2014 Syscoin caught his eye as a long term investment for his portfolio. Buying into the ICO, Chris has continued to invest in the project, not only with his money but also time spent in channels helping his fellow investors and building Syscoin projects. These include sysnode.info and helping launch sysplorer.io. His motto has always been, “Spread love, it’s the Brooklyn way”.JavaScript developer, second-hand musician and physics lover.

Syscoin Development & Marketing Team

The Official marketing and non core development team for Syscoin Platform 

ANDRES CORTES

DApps Architect

Andrés is experienced developing on the Syscoin Platform. He created two proof-of-concept projects and worked on others for BCF as a developer and as a member of the AFT team. He has over 5 year’s experience in web, mobile, and desktop applications with a highly recognised company in Spain. He lives near Cadiz in the south of Spain.

ARGENIS VILLASMIL

Full stack developer

JavaScript developer, second-hand musician and physics lover.

BRAD HAMMERSTON

Development Project Manager

Brad graduated with honours from VanArts, earned a MCSE, and has education in literature, writing, business, marketing, music, graphic design, mapping and computing. He was owner of Image House Inc. from 1991 til 2008, UI developer for E-Tunnels, web app developer for O-Netrix Solutions, Communications for Cariboo Regional District, publisher of B2B magazine, editor of the Advisor, and winner of numerous awards for graphic design. Brad became interested in Syscoin when it was first announced and joined the team in 2015.

Bradley

Marketing Content & Social Media

Bradley is a long-time supporter of Syscoin who contributes 20 years' of professional IT experience, including data analytics for a Fortune 500 enterprise, and his writing ability, towards the success of Syscoin Platform. His passion is towards humanity having access to better forms of money and decentralized utility. He chose Syscoin Platform due to its persistent history of innovation, high quality development, and vision.

MCA

Treasurer & Content Writer

MCA has been banging the drum for Syscoin since 2014. With a background in the technology and entertainment industries, he's worn many hats for Syscoin over the years, such as client testing, audiovisual production, and content editing. He manages SDMT's financial affairs and ensures that funds are held securely.

MICHIEL

Project Manager

Michiel has been interested in the blockchain space since 2013. Syscoin was one of his first investments and he has been enthusiastic about the project ever since. In 2014 he started a company that grew to success via on/offline marketing, and he has been bringing this experience to Syscoin's Marketing team since late 2017 If you have marketing or business proposals, please reach out to him on [email protected], or on Discord

REINIER

PR & Bussines Developer

Reinier has worked in the Ad tech industry for many years, and has helped large and medium sized brands (including blockchain companies) to grow their online presence using online display campaigns. Now it is time to let the world know what Syscoin is capable of, and together with SCMT he will put these best practices to work for the benefit of the project.

 Advisors & Contributors 

ANZE

SDMT Advisor & Web Developer

Anze is a web developer and co-founder of the digital agency Dotline. He is also a specialist in custom digital signage and web-based business apps. He has 15 years’ of web development experience and holds a bachelor degree in computer science and a masters degree in graphic engineering, both from Ljubljana university. 

SÉBASTIEN DIMICHELE

SDMT Advisor & Social Media

Sébastien DiMichele is Syscoin Co-Founder and Director of Public Relations at Blockchain Foundry. Sébastien has 19 years of experience in the Telecommunications industry, from Service and Quality assurance to his last role as Project Manager, specializing in Service Delivery Carrier Relations. Sébastien was first involved in blockchain projects in 2013 and in August 2014, he helped launch Syscoin and has since been contributing efforts to the success of the project.

JOHNP

SDMT Advisor

I stumbled across the Syscoin project not long after the Moolah incident and decided to do some more research into the project. The more I looked the more I was impressed by the project and the dedication and persistence of the team; on that basis I decided to invest. I feel that if you believe in something then you should make yourself useful and my volunteer role within the community is to help and assist other users, as well as provoking the question, “What have I done today to help the project?”

REDRACE

SDMT Advisor

Redrace’s interest for welfare enhancing technologies and disgust towards the way the economy is incentivised made him vote with his funds for a more sustainable, transparent and fair alternative

Blockchain Foundry

A publicly traded company, focused on the adoption of Syscoin and other crypto platforms for business use-cases

DAN WASYLUK

BCF CEO & Syscoin core Developer

Dan Wasyluk is the co-founder of the Syscoin project and CEO of Blockchain Foundry, a Blockchain consulting company. With over 15 years of enterprise software development experience, Dan first became involved with blockchain technology in 2013. In August 2014 he helped launch Syscoin blockchain. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

JAG SIDHU

BCF CTO & Syscoin Lead Core Developer

Jag Sidhu is the Lead Core Developer and co-founder of the Syscoin Platform. As an expert in blockchain technology Jag also specializes in machine learning, artificial intelligence, client/server development and distributed systems with nearly 20 years of software development experience. Jag holds a bachelor of Technology, Computer Science, from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

CHRIS MARSH

BCF CFO

Chris Marsh is the CFO of Blockchain Foundry. Previously, Chris spent 8 years at Richardson GMP and GMP Securities in Toronto, Canada, as an investment banker and corporate development executive. He also spent 4 years in London, England where he worked in corporate finance and asset management. Chris is a CFA charterholder and holds a Masters in Finance degree from London Business School and a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.

MARC NICHOLSON

BCF CSO

Marc Nicholson is the CSO of blockchain Foundry. Previously, Marc has over 15 years of experience in Sales and has worked for a variety of companies, such as Kraft Foods, TD Bank Group, Traction on Demand, and GSD Company. Marc holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Northern British Columbia.

SÉBASTIEN DIMICHELE

BCF PR Director

Sébastien DiMichele is Co-Founder and Director of Public Relations at Blockchain Foundry and co-founder of the Syscoin cryptocurrency. Sébastien has 19 years of experience in the Telecommunications industry, from Service and Quality assurance to his last role as Project Manager, specializing in Service Delivery Carrier Relations. Sébastien was first involved in blockchain projects in 2013 and in August 2014, he helped launch the Syscoin public blockchain and has since been contributing efforts to the success of the project.

WILLY KO

Syscoin Core Developer

Willy is a Experienced software engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the internet industry. Skilled in C++, C, JavaScript, Python, Testing, and Embedded Systems. Strong professional graduated from University of British Columbia. He is also active as Chinese community leader for Syscoin.

BRAD HAMMERSTON

Lead Product Development

Brad graduated with honours from VanArts, earned a MCSE, and has education in literature, writing, business, marketing, music, graphic design, mapping and computing. He was owner of Image House Inc. from 1991 til 2008, UI developer for E-Tunnels, web app developer for O-Netrix Solutions, Communications for Cariboo Regional District, publisher of B2B magazine, editor of the Advisor, and winner of numerous awards for graphic design. Brad became interested in Syscoin when it was first announced and joined the team in 2015.

Syscoin Community Developers Society

The SCDS is a welcoming group of like-minded developers committed to finding new and innovative ways to harness the power of Syscoin Platform. You can read their biographies here, or meet them in-person by joining the Syscoin Discord channel.

Richard

Full Stack Developer

Multi-disciplined developer with game development background. Fluent in C++\C#\Javascript among others. Experience with client/server software development, web development, mobile development and more. Other talents include heavy experience with industry software such as 3D Studio Max; 3D modelling, animation, the latest game engines, mobile development; prefers Windows/Android development. Started programming as a kid (a text adventure in BASIC) and never stopped. Interested in all things science and technology.

DALTONISM

Front-end developer

Daltonism is pretty keen to merge his many years of software development with blockchain technologies, specifically utilizing the power of Syscoin Platform, with which he has been involved since early 2016. He has been an employee, business owner, contractor, manager & coffee drinker throughout his career & has developed and supported multi-million dollar eCommerce websites for multiple internationally recognized companies and brands. Risk-taker, dreamer, believer, achiever. Founder and developer of https://app.mn2.io

JG

Node.js developer

An amateur coder who likes to develop projects utilising the Syscoin blockchain. Creator of Sysplorer.

ANZE

Web developer

Anze is a web developer and co-founder of the digital agency Dotline. He is also a specialist in custom digital signage and web-based business apps. He has 15 years’ of web development experience and holds a bachelor degree in computer science and a masters degree in graphic engineering, both from Ljubljana university.

SANIALES

Backend developer

A golang back-end dev and cloud engineer, I have experience with Go, Python, node.js and .NET languages. I have configured hybrid cloud architectures with embedded blockchains, and I am able to create smart contracts in solidity for ETH based blockchains, and for NEO using .NET languages/js/python and Go. I have set my eyes on Syscoin now.

Community helpers

JOHNP

Discord Moderator

I stumbled across the Syscoin project not long after the Moolah incident and decided to do some more research into the project. The more I looked the more I was impressed by the project and the dedication and persistence of the team; on that basis I decided to invest. I feel that if you believe in something then you should make yourself useful and my volunteer role within the community is to help and assist other users, as well as provoking the question, “What have I done today to help the project?”

KICKEN55

Discord Moderator

he Syscoin Discord channel’s most mysterious mod. Always on hand to keep the peace and help new users wherever he can. Will never use an avatar...

LOCUTUS

Slack and Telegram moderator

My name is Egbert and I am an IT Consultant with a passion for anything that has a wire or battery. Helping and educating people is important to me; give me a problem and I will try to solve it. In June 2017 I became a Syscoin supporter and not many months later a firm believer of the tech and people surrounding it. I started helping people out with setting up masternodes and I have written some scripts to make things easier. Love cats, but I don’t exclude Pangolins or other creatures.

EINALEX

Discord moderator

A researcher of artificial intelligence by day, Alex is also a long-time member of the Syscoin community. Here, he is usually found enjoying a cup of tea while discussing some more-or-less philosophical matter, but he can also be witnessed contributing his knowledge and skills in the form of analysis or advice or the odd bit of code.

JAMES

Telegram moderator

James is passionate cryptocurrency enthusiast and investor. He started his journey in crypto back in 2016 and shortly after he discovered Syscoin which quickly became one of his favorite projects. His desire to learn everything he could about Syscoin and cryptocurrency in general lead him to becoming a moderator on the Syscoin telegram channel and an active member in the community. James can be found helping educate newcomers, providing technical support and supporting the community any way he can.

BIGPOPPA

Telegram & Discord Moderator

Chris aka ‘BigPoppa’, started his Crypto journey in 2012 setting up a couple of mining rigs. Mining turned into trading and in 2014 Syscoin caught his eye as a long term investment for his portfolio. Buying into the ICO, Chris has continued to invest in the project, not only with his money but also time spent in channels helping his fellow investors and building Syscoin projects. These include sysnode.info and helping launch sysplorer.io. His motto has always been, “Spread love, it’s the Brooklyn way”.