Our Team

Konfidio Founders

Dr. Mervyn G. Maistry

Founder & CEO

With an extensive background in digital strategy and innovation, Dr Mervyn G. Maistry provides a clear vision for the Konfidio Blockchain Venture Studio, and its role in building and accelerating decentralized enterprise solutions.

After graduating medical school and working in paediatrics in South Africa, Mervyn has held numerous key positions at prestigious organisations, including COO at Deutsche Bank and Global Managing Partner at Accenture. He was also the Managing Partner: Digital Strategy & Transformation Lead at EY.

As well as chairing Kintaro Capital, Mervyn currently advises a variety of projects in the blockchain and business world including Slock.it, D33p.org and Cyberian Mine.

Galen Evans

Founder & CTO

Galen B. Evans holds an MBA with Honors from ESMT. He has spent his career working across business, emerging technologies and the public sector. Mr. Evans started his career with the World Bank working on bringing open data and risk modeling to help developing countries mitigate risks of natural disaster and climate change.

After which he worked in strategic account management for an enterprise open-source software company, OpenGeo, and as a management consultant. Before starting Konfid.io together with Dr. Mervyn G. Maistry he worked at EY as a Blockchain Expert and member of the leadership team for the Digital Strategy Practice.

Management & Operations

Len Seitter

Team Lead

Olakunle Fayemi

Operations Manager

Heike Grahler

Finance & Accounting

    Development Team

    Mark Hinschberger

    Product Manager

    Doga Yüksel

    Front End Developer

    Julio Gonzalez

    Front End Developer

    Dariusz Glowinski

    Blockchain Developer

    Fei Shao

    UX/UI Designer

    Mehdi El Aouni

    Venture Development

    Sergio Veiga

    Ethereum Developer

    Guillaume Goni

    Blockchain DevOps

      Research Team

      Ivan Ripamonti

      Head of Research

      Valeria Aragonés


      Varun Manthapuri


      Elena Andrukhova

      Financial Analyst

      Archit Gemini

      Financial Analyst

      Biayna Grigoryan

      Financial Analyst

      Ka Wai Lau

      Financial Analyst

      Rahgav Tandon

      Data Scientist

      Communications Team

      Malcolm Cannon

      Head of Communications

      Luke Pettit

      Marketing Manager

      Andrei Safronau

      Marketing Specialist