Our Team of Blockchain Experts
Michael GordFounder & CEO
Michael Gord is the founder/CEO of MLG Blockchain and has spun out sister companies incl. but not limited to StratX, AirdropX, BlockTalentX, etc. He's also the founder/CEO of Bitcoin Canada, a BoD member of the Blockchain Association of Canada, and an advisor & investor at/of Distributed ID.
Kyle FryPresident & CFO
Prior to his role at MLG, Kyle spent almost 10 years at Credit Suisse in the M&A group focusing on technology clients and transactions predominately in FinTech and payments. Kyle has announced over $70 billion in transactions having led many deals from initial engagement to closing.
Joaquim MiroFounding Partner & CMO
Prior to his role at MLG, Joaquim played an integral role in the successful Canadian launch of Whole Blends at L’Oreal Canada; he started his own marketing agency as well. He also grew the Blockchain Education Network on a global spectrum and co-founded Crypto Media Global, BlockTalentX, and WhitelistX.
Brian LeibermanCOO & Head of Global Capital
Brian Leiberman is the Chief Operating Officer at MLG Blockchain. Brian is the director of BlockHacks, a blockchain centered hackathathon and is a Certified Bitcoin Professional. Before joining MLG, Brian served as Head of Operations and Business Development at Guiker.com as well as for Sonder.com previous to that.
Oren BouzagloGeneral Counsel
Prior to joining MLG, Oren has acted as legal counsel for various cryptocurrency startups, as well as having led & closed numerous closed various multimillion-dollar deals Fortune 500 companies. He is experienced in capital markets and business valuation, enabling him to tackle legal issues from a holistic perspective.
Sean StapleyDirector, Business Development
Sean is Director of Business Development at MLG, where he and his team lead client acquisition, due diligence and strategic partnerships. Prior to MLG, Sean worked at several disruptive Canadian Fintech firms in both operations and sales, and he has a keen interest in emerging technologies that aim to have a positive social impact.
Dave McKayHead of Solutions & Technology
Dave has over thirty years of experience in the software industry. He has been a Vice-President at NMA, TransGaming and VitalHub, an IT Director at CATIE and a blockchain consultant at Polytier Software. Dave is also an award winning comedy performer.
Marc BruyereHead of Investor Relations
Marc is a proficient marketing expert with experience in finance, blockchain technology, and user experience. Since completing his Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, he has spent time working on 3 different continents, started a design agency and actively advises on several projects.
Kerem KolcuogluDirector, Strategy
Kerem's a leader who's harnessed the transformative powers of blockchain to uncover opportunities for multinational enterprises, governments, and educational institutions. Previously, Kerem worked as a Technology Consultant in the Risk Assurance practice at PwC Canada and as an Analytics Consultants in the Digital & Loyalty team at the Canadian Tire Corporation.
Rasheed El-HindiManaging Director, Global Capital
Prolific investor relations director with 8 years of experience in uncovering great projects and bringing them to investors. Bridging the gap between interested investors and substantial opportunities.
Tess PereiraLead, Senior Consultant
Tess Pereira has helped lead several ICO campaigns. Prior to joining MLG, she was a financial consultant focusing on AML regulatory compliance.
Elliot LeimerDirector, Corporate Development
Can navigate through life with a balance sheet and an underwater compass. 1 Part Swiss banker, 2 part digital nomad, 3 part nature lover, Elliot's always looking for new challenges and new parts.
Dave MirynechDirector, Research
Dave is a dual-degree student in Finance & Business at the University of Western Ontario, the President of Ivey Fintech, and serves on the BOD for the Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab at Ivey. Dave's passions primarily lie at the intersection of blockchain and capital markets.
Emie-Claude LamoureuxDirector, Public Relations
Emie-Claude Lamoureux is the PR Director at MLG Blockchain and the Editor-in-Chief of Timestamp Magazine, a leading source of bitcoin, blockchain and fintech events, education and news. Emie-Claude is an active player in the sustainable development and has co-founded L’Autre Couleur, a digital marketing agency that caters to sustainable and social impact companies.
Neil HarounianAssociate, Corporate Development
Prior to his role at MLG, Neil spent over 2 years at RBC Capital Markets in the Leveraged Finance group focusing on a wide array of clients and transactions with an emphasis on leveraged buyouts. Neil also graduated Cum Laude from NYU’s Stern School of Business with a major in Finance.
Lilit UnanyanBookkeeper & Finance Administrator
Prior to joining the team in May 2018, Lilit managed her own bookkeeping and accounting practice, working with start-ups and businesses in healthcare, non-profit, and e-commerce. Since joining, Lilit has become an integral part in providing bookkeeping and accounting back-end support, ensuring the MLG ecosystem operates smoothly.
Petar NikalevAssociate, Sales
After completing his Masters in Business and Management at Glasgow University with Honors, Pete has advanced his skills in process optimization, sales, marketing and business operations. As a huge fan of innovative technology, falling in love with blockchain was inevitable. At MLG, Pete handles sales and client acquisition, due diligence and strategic partnerships.
Our Team of Blockchain Advisors
Aaron SchwartzCEO, Block 365
Marty SecadaManaging Director, Broad & Wall Advisors
Marty is currently the Managing Director at Broad and Wall Advisors, and the Managing Director at IvyFON, a peer-to-peer network of for institutions, family offices and funds based out of New York. Marty provides a broad network and extensive global business experience to the MLG team.
Toshendra SharmaCEO, Toshblocks
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