Team

Meet Our Team members

NICOLA LANTERI

Chief Executive Officer

A banking professional with extensive experience in the financial industry across Europe, Australia and Singapore. He has consulted various companies, advised on trading system enhancements and led the implementation of technology projects. Nicola has obtained an MBA from Melbourne Business School and he is passionate about start-ups and disruptive new technologies. His expertise covers economics, finance as well as process efficiency and innovation.

MARIO AQUINO

Co-Founder & President

Mario has spent over 20 years as an advisor, entrepreneur, executive and investor in the B2B technology space. He is currently the Managing Partner of FutureLabs Ventures, a distinctive VC & Venture builder and was formerly the co-founder of McKinsey Solution and Managing Partner of McKinsey Ventures in APAC. Over his career, Mario has also worked for leading organization such as Lehman Brothers, McKinsey & Company and Moody’s Analytics.

FEDERICO CRISTINA, CFA

Co-Founder & Director

Federico is an investment professional with over 10 years of experience in securities trading, Portfolio Management and Asset Management. During the past years, Federico has successfully launched and developed several investment funds which have been sold to private and institutional investors. Federico is a CFA® Charterholder.

FABRIZIO AUDISIO

Chief Technology Officer

Passionate by technology, Fabrizio is a strategic IT leader with over 20 years of hands-on experience delivering High End Technology systems for the Financial, Telecommunications and IT Professional Services sectors. His most significant career achievements stems from being CTO of the RESET fintech start up, which today is part of the CME Group and the world's leader in Portfolio basis risk mitigation services. Fabrizio is very comfortable working under pressure on innovative projects with tough deadlines and he truly excels in solving complex IT issues.

MARCO MARCHIORO, PhD

Chief Scientist

Marco has nearly 20 years of experience as a quantitative analyst. He has experience as a company founder (Quantlib), and as head of quantitative research at Statpro. He holds a Masters and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and an undergraduate degree in theoretical physics from the University of Milan. Marco served as a postdoctoral research associate at City College in New York and as an adjunct professor in quantitative finance at the University of Milan-Bicocca (Italy).

FILIPPO FANIN, CFA

Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer

A gifted and organized leader which has worked with small & medium enterprises through his career, thriving in the challenge to shape a small company’s culture, structure and organize its capabilities and drive its expansion. For the past 4 years, Filippo has been the CEO of Brotzeit. Previously he held a position as CFO, he is an expert in financial management, investing and is a CFA® Charterholder.

NICOLA DALMAZZO

Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer

A well positioned organized, driven and relentless executor. He has over 10 years of experience in Marketing with L’Oreal and Google, where he now holds a position as Head of Sales for Google Maps. His background in consumer brands and tech are the perfect match for the needs of DEXTF to succeed in the ICO market and in recruiting investors.

KUNAL GANDHI

Head of Marketing

In his marketing career of 8+ years, Kunal has worked with multiple industry verticals solving diverse business, marketing, people, and product problems. During his last stint as a marketing head at Big Data and AI startup, he built marketing practice from scratch and lead the startup's acquisition. A passionate speaker and relentless executioner, Kunal is known for his creative thought process and solutions.

DAVIDE NICOSIA

Branding Advisor

A brand expert and entrepreneur, founded NiCE as a leading creative business in 1993, with headquarter in New York City. He built multiple agencies and leads teams and processes to enable and evolve brand experience in digital age by integrating top creatives, strategists, cognitive science. Calvin Klein, Coca Cola, Coty, Ferrero, Procter & Gamble are few clients to mention among a portfolio filled with many billion dollar brands.

ALEX KRÜGER | @krugermacro

Advisor

Alex is an economist with 20 years experience in commodities, institutional sales & trading, global macro, and blockchain. He has been involved with Bitcoin since 2013, and is now fully immersed in Decentralized Finance. He holds a Bs in Economics from UTDT, an Ms in Finance from CEMA, and an MBA from Columbia University.

SAM CHAMBERLAIN Research Analyst

An enthusiast intern is responsible for researching, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data related to the blockchain markets in order to effectively converting these insights into implementable actions that contribute to the company vision.

QINGFENG MIAO

Senior Software Developer

An enthusiast developer with 7+ years of software development experience, QingFeng is an avid and quick learner who continuously explores new technologies.

AKSHAY MEHER

Blockchain Developer

Akshay has 5+ years of experience in coding, and is specialized in blockchain-network design, DApp delivery and cloud-based solutions.