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The Team

Ali Raheman

Co-founder


Ali is a young inventor-entrepreneur that seeks to solve real world problems through innovation. He patented his first Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality prototypes in 2013 and continued on to implement concepts like autonomous robotic infrastructure. In 2016 Ali started Drovionics, a trial of humanizing robotics with Mixed Reality Mobility, a move that found its first application in Rido, a unique traffic-compliant dock-less bike sharing solution. Autonio is the next step in his goal to empower people to control their own finances through blockchain technology.

Michael Morton

Head of Finance


Michael Morton is a rebellious philosopher & Blockchain Entrepreneur. He’s the founder of GNEISS, and Morton Bitcoin Management. He was Senior trading analyst at Ethereum labs. He brings his experience in both Finance and Blockchain to the project. Michael values freedom, free markets and fair business.

Ben Sam

Co-founder


Sam is a software engineer whose first exposure to trading and trading related technologies came from working as an Equity analyst for Real Time Traders (https://www.nasdaq.com/author/rtt). Here he would analyze promising stocks, and produce various reports and trading suggestions, in addition to forecasting the price movements of the assets. Later he entered the world of crypto trading in which he now aims to bridge the gap between traditional wall street stocks to crypto assets trading.

Rajat Lonare

Project Manager


Rajat has worked as a Project Manager and Lead Developer for various blockchain startup projects. His passion and research in AI technologies and Algorithmic trading techniques gave him a strong background in understanding the market dynamics. He will be using these skills to keep developing and improving the expertise of Autonio in cryptocurrencies trading.

Rahul Pipaliya

Head of Development


Rahul is a computer engineer with over 3 years experience in programming in JavaScript, PHP, MySQL. He is a new technologies freak. He is the Core Developer at Autonio since the very start and working extensively on core modules like Live Trading and Backtesting.

Ikram Ansari

Core Developer


Ikram is a lifelong electronics enthusiast, with a passion for learning about new technologies . While completing his degree in electrical engineering, he worked as a Web and back-end developer with various projects . His drive to learn new technologies helped him become an early adopter of Bitcoin. This has given him years of experience trading cryptocurrencies. He brings his passion, dedication and a gentle approach to his work with Autonio.

Rishi Raj

Legal


Rishi has extensive experience in Indian and American securities markets: advising listed companies, investors and intermediaries. His past regulatory experience helps clients devise dynamic strategies to address their individual legal needs. He primarily concentrates on the securities market, general corporate law, and providing new ventures comprehensive solutions for their legal and operational workings.

Loïc Arnould

Creative Director


Loïc is a strategic design consultant. He has been designing for more than 10 years, working to optimize branding, UI/UX, and processes for companies and startups. He focuses on improving or creating user experiences and eliminating uncertainty. Loïc will be working closely with the team to define a strong identity, redesign interfaces and bring Autonio’s exciting technology Loïc Arnould to users.

Tobias Kirmes

Community Manager


Tobias has an extensive set of skills that he has applied to assembling useful resources for the community. His kindness, patience, and knowledge of both the community and the products is invaluable to Autonio...Tobias’s main goal is to help people access blockchain technology, and guide users to soften the entry into Autonio services and products.

Andrew Wagner

Public Relations


Andrew is a Public Relations professional. He’s currently the founder of Coinfest, he is currently the Assistant Director at NewsBTC, and the Director of Public Relations at the Bitcoin Co-op....He has developed strategic communications plans, garnered extensive media coverage, produced Andrew Wagner marketing materials and coordinated numerous special events.

Adlin Ho

Marketing Representative Chinese Market


Adlin Ho has been deeply involved with massive blockchain integrated projects in the Chinese Market . She currently leads a company in China as the COO of Trimark Technologies. She has been actively accumulating a wealth of experience in the Asian market over the past four years. She brings her PR skills along with her articulate, outspoken nature to cultivate value to the projects she is works with.

Pavan Reddy

Asian Business Development Manager


Pavan is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of China Trimark Technologies. Pavan has been working extensively in developing use cases and real world applications for blockchain technology over the last several years. Having worked closely with the development team of the AI decentralized trading system, he is now focusing his efforts on accelerating the platform’s adoption in Asian markets as the regional Business Development Manager.

Rijas Usman

Asian Marketing Executive


Rijas is a skillful and experienced individual with a diverse background, making him capable of working across various disciplines. Despite his ongoing study in the medical field, his involvement in working with blockchain based projects is especially noteworthy. His work in finding and collaborating with a group of incredibly talented traders has produced significant results, demonstrating Autonio’s full potential in the industry. His work has played a crucial role in opening the door to the Asian market, and is currently working to bring increased visibility to the platform in the region.

Sravan Kumar

Marketing Executive


Sravan has extensive experience in Internet Marketing and Forex trading. He worked with many startups as SEO consultant and improved their online reach. Recently he turned to crypto trading and observed great potential in blockchain technology. His goal is to take Autonio platform to the masses and mainly focus on Indian region.

David Bell

Head of business development


David Bell is a powerful business driver whose entrepreneurial instincts have carried multiple companies through rapid and continuous growth . The CEO of Algoshare, he brings more than 10 years of international business development expertise to his work with Autonio. His role in Autonio allows him to continue his passion in the tech industry and help those in need by providing a means for anyone in the world to earn income using the AI found in Autonio.

Danielle Bell

Public Relations


Danielle Bell is an experienced public relations representative and has extensive experience in brand marketing and corporate relations. She has worked in a variety of industries to develop and execute corporate communications programs.

Dr. Jesse Crotty

Chief Strategist


Dr. Jesse Crotty is a psychologist, investor, and social entrepreneur. He joins the Antonio team as the Chief Strategist. Dr. Crotty has powered the launch of organizations in several industries, from psychological services and natural foods, to financial technology. Before earning his doctorate in psychology from George Washington University, Dr. Crotty began his professional career as a stockbroker and investment advisor, and has spent the last 20 years studying and developing organizations and their leaders. Dr. Crotty has influenced and advised several cryptocurrency exchange projects, coins, and tokens. His experience and impact was recently seen in the launch and success of BridgeCoin and the CryptoBridge Decentralized Exchange. Dr. Crotty met Ali in 2017 and both were immediately aligned through their shared values and a commitment to helping humanity.

Erik Isbrandt

Head of Marketing


Erik is self-taught digital marketer & growth hacker who has successfully operated many of his own online ventures since age 14. After graduating from University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign, he worked as a marketing consultant for numerous companies in a multitude of industries. Erik is an avid learner of all technologies and he is very excited to be living in this era of rapid technological advancement. He is an early adopter and advocate of Bitcoin and blockchain, respectively. Erik is excited to lead the marketing division in order to help spread Autonio’s vision to the world .

Bryan McGurk

Communications Director


Bryan is writer, consultant, and trader with experience in both in the non-profit sector and legacy market trading. After receiving degrees in writing and communications he moved into the non-profit sector. Here, he worked to connect various environmental and community groups with local businesses in the urban agriculture industry, establishing common ground and assisting with outreach to city government. A trader and investor in equity markets since 2010, his focus on developing cultural trends and shifts in technology introduced him to the cryptocurrency space. He is excited to join the Autonio team and assist them in communicating their vision to the world.

The Advisors

Alex Altman


Alex is the co-founder and COO of Stratx. He is a leader in the Canadian cryptocurrency space, with over five years working as a cryptocurrency investor, consultant, and financial manager. Prior to forming Stratx, Alex served as the Vice President of Finance for Bitcoin Canada, and as a partner at Canada’s largest blockchain consulting company, MLG Blockchain. He began his career working in private equity where he was involved with the underwriting of real estate investments. Alex earned a B.B.A from Laurier University.

Asger Folmann


Asger is a crypto/blockchain influencer, investor, and advisor. His YouTube channel, "In It For The Money" has over 1 million views and is the go-to place to learn about crypto projects and market trends. He holds an MA in Danish & Communications, as well as an MS in Psychology.

Dan Sheridan


Dan Sheridan is the co-founder and Managing Principal at Hinoki Capital Management. Dan began his investment career at CastleRock Partners in 1995. He accumulated nearly two decades of experience there before leaving to start Hinoki Capital Management in 2012. Hinoki uses a combination of short/long positions to minimize exposure while consistently provide alpha to its clients. Dan brings his years of experience in finance, technical analysis, and strategic management to Autonio and is using it to provide valuable guidance to both the trading platform and the project as whole. He graduated SUNY Geneseo with a degree in Management Science in 1995.

Michael Horowitz


Michael is co-founder and CEO of Stratx. He is also the founder and General Partner of Chaintech Digital, a fund actively investing in blockchain based digital assets. Chaintech most recently closed on an investment in Singularitynet, a decentralized marketplace for artificial intelligence. Michael is also an advisor on the project. Michael previously held senior management positions at investment banks that include: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, and The Bank of Montreal. Michael earned a B.A. from York University and a Masters of Science in Management from Boston University.