Menlo One

About Menlo One

Leadership Team
Matthew Nolan Matt Nolan CEO, Engineering

Serial entrepreneur & full stack-developer. Co-founder of Speek: acquired by Jive 2015. Former Sr Engineer at JP Morgan. Former Sr Engineer at IBM. Founder of Verona: one of Fast Company's "most innovative companies", 2016. Globally recognized social entrepreneur featured by BBC, NBC, FOX, Vice, more. Webby Awards honoree, 2016. Speaker & Resident at TED.

David Dawson CTO, Engineering

Veteran of 15 years at Microsoft directing engineering organizations. Delivered products that power Windows, Xbox & Office from scalable enterprise services to consumer mobile products. Co-founded Mast Mobile as CTO focused on business mobile focused communication services that sold to Hearsay Systems.

Tiaan Wolmarans COO

An entrepreneur focused on operations, strategy and product development. Has directly advised, composed whitepapers, and developed products for multiple crypto-related businesses. Worked on the relaunch of Hempcoin as well as the relaunch, development, and blockchain migration of Solaris.

Advisory Board

Markus Ament Advisor | Strategy

Co-founder DeFi leader Centrifuge. Co-founder Taulia. Serial FinTech entrepreneur who has led many companies from early stage startups to global leaders. Transformed Taulia from an idea in 2009, to the market leading Financial Supply Chain company, with an enviable list of the of Fortune 500 clients and over 300 employees.

Mike Norman Advisor | Founder at Wefunder

Cofounder of the crowd investing platform which has over 6,000 funders and $16 million in startup funding. Helped craft the crowdfunding portion of the JOBS Act and watched President Obama sign it into law at the White House. Holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

David Langer Advisor | Funding

Venture Partner at Pioneer Fund, Pledger at Founders Pledge, Mentor at Seedcamp, Founder/CEO at Zesty Inc. A serial entrepreneur, active angel investor, and startup advisor working with a growing portfolio of 20+ companies.

Dr. Brian Watson Advisor | Strategy

Consultant at Silver Leaf, consulting on leading blockchain projects such Elixxir, led by Dr. David Chaum. Previously a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University on the development of low-cost photovoltaic technologies.

Jill Richmond Advisor | Marketing

Over 15 years of experience focused on startups including co-founding two, and supporting global innovation within the private and public sector at the World Bank Group's Innovation Practice. Regular contributing writer for Forbes, BTC and Distributed Media. Her views on technology and innovation have been featured in The Washington Post, VentureBeat, The New York Times, BBC, Modern Luxury, BTC Media, Forbes and Spectator.

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