Our Team in
Executive chairmanJoseph Borghese has a Bachelor degree in Philosophy (BA honors) and in Education (B.Ed) He has received his master degree in Social Work (MA) and continued with a masters in International Relations (MA). Currently he is studying MBA in Blockchain Management. He is a visionary entrepreneur and humanitarian. He is the Founder & CEO of Borghese Ventures Ltd and Co-Founder of Pundi X 365 . As Joseph believes in lifelong learning, he is fascinated about the automation of financial decision making though blockchain & AI powered solutions. Leading strategist & entrepreneur, he has also led major partnership deals with top companies in the world. His expertise & specialization lie in the fields of innovation & fintech, strategic management, international business development and international relations & diplomacy. Joseph received Cyprus Young Entrepreneur Award 2019.
CEO and co-founderZac is the former W3C Chair of HTML5 Interest Group. He was a scholarship recipient at Sweden KTH (M.Sc Computing) and Norway NTNU (M.Sc Security). Zac spent 12 years in tech in browser and mobile gaming market.
CTO and co-founderPitt is an entrepreneur who sold his first Groupon-like company at the age of 25. He has started and sold several successful startups. Pitt studied a B.Sc Engineering at Xi’An Polytechnic University. He is a gadget lover.
Director of Innovation Kyriakos is a certified AML Specialist (CAMS) with years of experience in banking industry and digital payments. He has an M.Sc Business Informatics (Utrecht University) and B.Sc Computer Science (University of Cyprus).
CFO and co-founderDanny is an APAC financing expert who has product design experience with Baidu and Lenovo. Danny is a PhD Law scholar from Tsinghua University and hold ACMA and CGMA accounting qualifications.
Chief Ecosystem OfficerPeko Wan has over 15 year experience in the IT industry. She worked for Opera Software and Ogilvy & Mather. Peko received her MBA from the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages and Literature from National Sun Yat-sen University.
Constantin Papadimitriou (Kiki)
Senior Advisor Kiki is the president of pundiX, has 17 years’ experience as founding CEO of two Indonesian fintech companies - Infinetworks and E2Pay; He has an M.Sc Computer Science (Purdue University) and B.Sc Computer Science (University of Tulsa).
David Ben Kay
Senior AdvisorDavid Ben Kay is the Chief Legal Counsel of Pundi X. He assists the company to navigate international legal and regulatory issues as the company targets a global rollout of blockchain-based point of sales devices. Before joining Pundi X, he was a General Counsel at Microsoft China and led the company’s work on intellectual property, anti-piracy, government relations and corporate social responsibility.
David was also an advisor and later a board member for the Ethereum Foundation, the Swiss non-profit dedicated to promoting the revolutionary blockchain-based distribution platform and smart-contract-enabled cryptocurrency of the same name. He joined Ethereum in 2015 and advised the foundation through a period of critical growth in 2016. In recent years, he has advised over fifty start-up and early-phase technology companies and developed an expertise in legal issues involving blockchain technology.
Yos Adiguna Ginting
Senior AdvisorYos Adiguna Ginting began his career as manager for strategic alliances at PT Indah Kiat Pulp and Paper. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Tasmania in Australia in 1997. Mr. Ginting was eventually appointed to the position of vice president for trade alliances based in Singapore. He joined PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna in April 2002, and was named director of human resources in June 2003. In 2008, Mr. Ginting was appointed director in charge of corporate affairs.
Yos Adiguna Ginting has held various executive positions in several private Indonesian companies, including PT Indah Kiat Pulp & Paper and PT HM Sampoerna. He was also the Director of Government Affairs — Stakeholders Outreach at Philip Morris International.
He is currently the Chair of the Board of Supervisors at Asosasi Blockchain Indonesia, the country’s official organization of blockchain-powered companies, of which Pundi X is a founding member. He also chairs the Board of Directors at the Indonesia Services Dialogue Council as well as the University Council of Sampoerna University.
Yoshiyuki Yamamoto (Yoshi)
Senior AdvisorYoshiyuki Yamamoto (Yoshi) currently serves as a council member at the FunctionX Foundation. He brings a wealth of expertise in the realms of blockchain that he gained during his career in the United Nations System, and works towards bringing solutions that would make substantial improvements to the society. He aims at humanising blockchain technology with his valuable contribution to the FunctionX Foundation.
At present, Yoshi is also part of the advisory board of Social Alpha Foundation, a Hong Kong-based nonprofit foundation that provides grants to organizations that promote the use of blockchain technology for social good. He advises several global projects that involve Distributed Ledger Technology and Artificial Intelligence. He is also working on to design an interdisciplinary course to bring the emerging technologies to the traditional disciplines as a guest professor at the Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University.
Yoshi held several positions in the United Nations (UN) during his 26-year career in the UN, which includes Director, Peace and Security, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in New York, and UNHCR, UN Humanitarian Coordinator’s Office, and DPKO in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan. Most recently, he was the Special Advisor for UN Engagement and Blockchain Technology at UNOPS, where he sought drastic improvements in the UN’s work by bringing in distributed ledger technology within the UN’s processes.
Yoshi is also a writer of ‘Kabul Note - Children Who Only Know War”, which is one of the best sellers in 2001.