The ARK Crew

ARK was founded by an elite team of blockchain experts and enthusiasts from around the globe. Now, with 36 core team members, from 9 different countries — we take decentralization to a whole new level.

Supervisory Board

Matthew Cox
Chairman
Lars Rensing
Vice-Chairman
Scott McPherson, MD
Board Member

Executive Board

François Thoorens
President
Rok Černec
Vice-President
Kristjan Košič
Chief Technology Officer

Senior Managers

Travis Walker
Events & Integrations Manager
Gerard Blezer
Finance & Compliance Manager
Ray Alvarez
Strategic Partnerships Manager

Development Team

Brian Faust
Lead Developer
Velislav Valkov
Network Infrastracture Lead
Erwann Gentric
Core Lead
Alex Barnsley
Desktop & Deployer Lead
Lúcio Rubens
Mobile Lead
Michel Kraaijeveld
Website & Explorer Lead
Simon Downey
Internet-of-Things Lead
Vasil Dimov
Core Developer
Adrian Kerchev
Network Architect
Dmitry Tyshchenko
Core Developer
Davi Figueiredo
Full-Stack Developer
Caio Alcantara
Full-Stack Developer
Breno Polanski
Full-Stack Developer
Bernie Snell
Back-End Developer
Sebastijan Kužner
Back-End Developer

Marketing & Design

Katie Phillips
Marketing Manager
Kai Richards
Marketing Manager
Ricco Khara
Marketing Manager
Oleg Shcherbyna
Lead Designer
Eugene Panchenko
Motion Designer
Hanna Umanets
UI/UX Web Designer

Communications Team

Carlye Wicklund
Community Support Specialist
Justin Renken
Senior Brand Manager
Sam Harper-Pittam
Community Engagement Specialist
Loïc Natchoo
Institutional Relations Manager

Advisors

Mike Doty
Technical Advisor
William Rice
Enterprise Strategy Advisor