Meet the team building the future of decentralized labor
Harjyot is the Technology Director at HUMAN Protocol. A seasoned engineering leader, he has worked in a variety of companies and industries over the past decade, with a focus on finance and distributed computing. He has also previously founded two start-ups, tackling issues such as misinformation and privacy.
His current focus is on exploring how cutting-edge technologies such as AI and blockchain can improve the day-to-day experience for the majority of internet users.
Eoin has a unique background gained as a technology entrepreneur and as a leading consultant in top tier firms including PwC and EY. As a Chartered Accountant, he was recognised as a leading international tax and financial structuring advisor specialising in strategy, international tax and regulation for financial services and consuming technology companies. He leveraged this experience to pivot his career towards the token economy in 2017.
He has gained extensive experience in finance strategy, operations and corporate structuring across Web3, NFT and core protocol projects over the past 4 years and is an advocate for progressive decentralization as a method to achieve a successful DAO state.
Head of Operations
Lonnie Rae currently serves as Head of Operations at HUMAN Protocol. She previously founded health-tech AI company Medal (funded by 8VC, SAP, and Founders Fund) which was acquired by healthcare leader CIOX in 2020 and whose mission is to enable a globally accessible and useful record of health. Lonnie served as CEO of Medal for nearly half a decade, during which time she directed corporate strategy, led deal-making with the company’s cornerstone partners, and was closely involved in the areas of people, product, and design. Lonnie is in AI, with a particular focus on healthcare applications. She leads HUMAN’s partnerships with players across multiple ecosystems, including the healthcare vertical.
Alex Newman is the Protocol Designer at the HUMAN Protocol Foundation, and comes from a distributed systems and database background. He has founded and sold several tech companies, most notably Ohmdata (sold to WANDisco) and is a seasoned technology leader who has built and led engineering teams for over two decades. He most recently helped launch hCaptcha.com at Intuition Machines. He is now focused on using that experience to help bring the next billion transactions onto the HUMAN Protocol, driving adoption across industries by working with key technical stakeholders to ensure the Protocol meets their current and future needs.
Chief of Staff
Ami Cronin is the Chief of Staff at the HUMAN Protocol Foundation. She previously worked in the health insurance industry as the Chief of Staff, CTO for the fifth-largest health insurer in the US. Her prior experience includes consulting in the public supply chain sector as well as serving in the United States Air Force. At HUMAN, Ami will focus on building and managing a global team of community members, partner organizations, and marketing teams, as well as serving as the project manager for communications across our platforms.
Nishan is a tenacious Growth Marketing Leader with a passion for user acquisition, product innovation, and creating compelling brand experiences.
He is extensively experienced in building brands using performance marketing and social media strategies, driving revenue and marketing efficiencies, building first-class digital experiences in a fast-paced result driven environment.
Head of Ecosystem
Thanks to his 12+ years of working in executive positions within high-tech and entertainment companies as well as founding his own tech startup, Andreas has gathered a substantial amount of experience founding and growing companies to €5m+ of yearly revenue and managing multiple teams. His business network spans across all sectors, but runs especially deep with marketing/advertising, gaming, Blockchain and all things digital.
Head of Web
Edvard Gezin helps companies define, design, and launch world-class digital products. A multi-cultural Interaction Designer with Russian roots – born in Sweden, based in San Francisco – and computer scientist at heart, he has had the fortune of working with multi-billion-dollar Fortune 500 companies like Mercedes-Benz, EY, Cisco and Axis Communications as well as many well-funded start-ups. Edvard specializes in creating teams with design-thinking cultures and producing fundamental web-based and graphical frameworks, such as design systems, component libraries, company branding, websites, and applications.
Head of Design
Daniel is the Head of Design at HUMAN Protocol. He is an experienced product designer and creative director who focuses on the balance between strategy and execution in every project. He understands that client business models and accurate KPIs are as important as the UX/UI path, digital product design, and branding. Over the past 15 years, Daniel has worked as the lead product designer and creative director for a variety of global brands including Visa, Viacom, Coca-Cola, Pepsico, The Vatican, and Dunkin, as well as Silicon Valley, European, and Asian start-ups.
Head of Content
Kieran is the Head of Content at HUMAN Protocol. With over a decade's experience in copywriting, content management, and brand development, he has worked with the market's leading tech companies and start-ups, and has been a core contributor to numerous blockchain projects. As a writer, he specializes in creating and solidifying the identities of 'edge companies' – those innovating in uncharted spaces and offering new solutions to legacy problems. This naturally led him to focus on blockchain-based solutions, and specifically to HUMAN Protocol.
Charlie is a professional content writer with a passion for helping readers appreciate topics which, to many, are difficult to understand. He has a deep interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, and specifically for presenting their importance and functionality in a way that is accessible to all. From the technical details of how something works, to the vision of how that may look in years to come, Charlie enjoys writing about projects with a strong core message. Although with experience in marketing, Charlie believes that the importance of good ideas will dawn on the audience when the messaging is clear. That’s his role – to make the project intelligible to every HUMAN!
Community Operations Manager
Alra holds an MA in Social Research Methods and a BSc in Health and Human Sciences from Durham University. She has a particular interest in human-machine interaction and its social aspect, which led her to HUMAN. In the past, she has worked with tech start-ups in planning and implementing content on their platforms and social media.
Eli-Shaoul Khedouri is an advisor to HUMAN Protocol and CEO of Intuition Machines, an AI/ML company that serves many of the world’s best-known companies with AI/ML-powered products and services. This includes hCaptcha.com, now used by more than 15% of the internet. A recognized leader in AI, he has applied machine intelligence at scale to a wide variety of business problems. As one of the original designers of the HUMAN Protocol, he advises the Foundation on technical strategy in order to ensure the technology behind HUMAN remains flexible and responsive to real-world business needs.
James began his career in finance at EY, moving people, capital and companies around the world. His expertise is in accounting, tax and law: the rules and regulations that provide a framework for improving our lives across the world. As a Chartered Accountant, he was recognised in the 35 Chartered Accountants under 35, as well as Forbes 30 Under 30. James also has a strong technical background, and started his career buyside in crypto from 2013 at Playfair Capital, before founding the UK FCA Regulated The Reserve, a boutique advisory and investor in digital assets.