At Bleeding.Technology we track over 100,000 web 3.0, NFT, DeFi & crypto startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top United Kingdom based CTO’ operating in the Blockchain space. If you think a CTO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CTO of Blockchain.com
Matt Tuzzolo is a CTO at Blockchain.
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About Blockchain.com: Blockchain.com is a platform that offers ways to buy, hold, and use cryptocurrency.
CTO of Chainvine
Dr Rajiv Mathur is the co-founder chief technologist at Chainvine – Blockchain/DLT technology company headquartered in the UK. Dr Mathur has 20 years of extensive industry and academic research experience with numerous years in technology leadership roles both in the UK and internationally with some of the best known companies in the world such as Vodafone, Telefonica, Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC, Nationwide Building Society etc. His experience in the industry has been in technology architecture, fraud detection and security of payments, digital transformation and agile delivery. In addition to his work in the industry, Dr Mathur also comes from an academic research background with his last academic position at Distributed Systems Engineering Research Group within the Computer Science Department at Imperial College London. Dr Mathur has a PhD in Mobile Communications Architecture from University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK.
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About Chainvine: Next Generation Enterprise Systems / Identity Access Management (IAM) / Technology Providers Blockchain
CTO of Ziglu
Hoos Badakhchani is the Chief Technology Officer at Ziglu.
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About Ziglu: Ziglu provides a digital platform that enables customers to exchange fiat currency for cryptocurrency.
Chief Technology Officer of Bitstamp
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About Bitstamp: Bitstamp allows companies and individuals from all around the world to buy and sell bitcoin, litecoin, ethereum, ripple, and bitcoin cash.
CTO & Co-Founder of Coinfirm
Jakub Fijolek is Co-Founder and CTO of Coinfirm. An innovative IT and security specialist, has been analyzing and developing around blockchain, cryptocurrencies and their applications since 2010; the former head of multi-algorithm virtual currency mining farms.
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About Coinfirm: Coinfirm is the global leader in regtech for digital currencies and the blockchain-based financial ecosystem.
Co-Founder and CTO of Aztec Protocol
Zachary Williamson is Co-Founder & CTO at CreditMint.
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About Aztec Protocol, CreditMint: Aztec develops an ethereum trading protocol that enables private transactions across the public blockchain.
Ashwind G. Soonarane
Founder & Chief Technology Officer of DMALINK
Ashwind Soonarane is an institutional electronic foreign exchange specialist drawing from his multi-displinary management and technical expertise to formulate and implement strategic plans aimed towards generating competitive advantage for sustainable growth. Ashwind holds an MSc in Finance, MBA and a Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) degree. He is a a certified technical analyst of the Society of Technical Analysts, UK.
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About DMALINK: DMALINK is a data-centric trading and RegTech platform for professional Foreign Exchange traders globally.
CTO & Co Founder of FunFair Technologies
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About FunFair Technologies: FunFair provides blockchain powered solutions to the online gaming industry.
Chief Technology Officer of R3
Richard is the Chief Technology Officer at R3 and is one of the world’s leading authorities on distributed ledger systems and architectures. Previously, Richard was the Executive Architect for Banking and Financial Markets industry innovation at IBM UK. His previous roles with the company, for whom he worked for almost fifteen years, included Lead Account Architect for a global Investment Banking client and a consultant for IBM software products. Richard is a Chartered Engineer, holds an MBA with distinction from Warwick Business School and a first-class degree in Mathematics from Trinity College, Cambridge.
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About R3: R3 is a financial innovation firm dedicated to the design and deployment of DLT to build the new operating system for financial services.
Chief Technology Officer of LATOKEN
Hector Wilkerson is the Chief Technology Officer at LATOKEN.
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About LATOKEN: LATOKEN is the leading platform for multi-asset tokenization and cryptocurrency exchange.
Cofounder & CTO of Whalemap
Artem Lazarev is the Co-founder of Whalemap. He obtained a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Physics at Imperial College London.
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About Whalemap: Whalemap is a blockchain analytics company that uses data science to deliver actionable trading insights by looking at big market players.
Group CTO of Midpoint
Andrew (AJ) is a senior, results-oriented executive with over 25 years of leadership and management experience at premier investment banks across a variety of front, middle and back office functions, locations and markets. AJ was previously Global CTO at Macquarie Securities (HK), APAC CTO at Deutsche Bank, Managing Director and Global Head of Technology for FX sales and trading at Morgan Stanley. His last role was Europe and APAC CTO at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation. AJ has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
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About Midpoint: Midpoint is a true peer-to-peer international payments platform for any businesses or individual wanting access to fair and transparent FX.
Chief Technology Officer of BABB
Gaurav is an experienced CTO and an industry veteran in the blockchain space with a history of working with distributed systems and financial services at scale. He has contributed to dozens of pivotal projects and seminal literature, and invented pioneering technology in the industry since 2010. Gaurav is a techstars alum, and ex CTO of startups Everledger and Atlas.
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About BABB: BABB is a world bank for the micro-economy: a global marketplace for human innovation, financial autonomy and wealth creation.
CTO & Head of Engineering of Gro
Nick Towers is the CTO and Head of Engineering at Gro.
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About Gro: Gro develops protocols or autonomous programs designed for a simple and friendly DeFi experience.
Chief Technology Officer of Nexus Mutual
Roxana Danila is the Chief Technology Officer at Nexus Mutual.
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About Nexus Mutual: Nexus Mutual uses the power of blockchain technology and Ethereum to allow people from all over the world.
Chief Technology Officer and Founder of Personal Privacy Solutions (Tapmydata)
Tom Holder is the Chief Technology Officer and Founder of Tapmydata.
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About Contactzilla, Personal Privacy Solutions (Tapmydata): Tap is a mobile app and new breed of CRM to help companies build a positive privacy dialogue with their customers.
Founding CTO of Monolith
At heart I am a technologist and an entrepreneur. I love the internet, the web, building products, and decentralisation. I am interested in harnessing technology to change behaviour. I am currently the Founding Chief Technology Officer at TokenCard a revolutionary blockchain project. I have a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Southampton supervised by Sir Nigel Shadbolt. Ex- Garlik, PeerIndex, State, Antidote, W3C.
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About Monolith: Monolith is a decentralised banking alternative that integrates the DeFi economy into your daily life.
CoFounder,CTO & VP Product of Zamna
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About Zamna: Award-winning blockchain-powered data verification platform improving airport security while delivering a seamless passenger experience
Chief Technology Officer of Vaultoro
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About Vaultoro: Vaultoro is a financial technology company specialized in digital assets and commodities trading.
CTO of Trustology
Mark is a dedicated technologist with extensive industry experience in top tier investment banks. In his most recent role, Mark was recognised as a Distinguished Engineer in his Senior Innovation Engineer role, where he was responsible for examining emerging technology and its possible applications within Royal Bank of Scotland. Previously, Mark was head of Counterparty Credit Risk Technology at RBS. Prior to working at RBS, Mark was a Credit Risk developer at UBS, and OTC Derivatives developer at Deutsche Bank.
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About Trustology: Trustology is building a custody platform to safeguard your crypto assets.
CTO and Founder of MatchPlace Limited
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About MatchPlace Limited: New generation Fintech platform. Integrating Financial Services solutions, bridging the gap between Financial Institutions and SMEs
Co-Founder and CTO of TechMagic
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Founder and CTO of KYVE
John Letey is the founder and CTO of KYVE.
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About KYVE: KYVE can store any data stream, with built-in validation by leveraging Arweave, we can permanently and immutably store this data.
CTO of EHAB
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About EHAB: Our weather intelligence platform helps construction companies identify, avoid, mitgate and transfer weather risk.
CTO & Co-Founder of Capexmove
With 11+ years of professional experience developing software for global leaders. He leads the company’s technology strategy.
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About Capexmove: Capexmove is a platform to draft and digitise debt financing documents.
Founder & Chief Technology Officer of VerseHub
Canh Ho is the Founder and CTO at VerseHub.
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About VerseHub: We bring blockchain technology into individual lives and businesses
CTO of Hanhaa
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About Hanhaa: A full service MNO supplying private 4G/5G connectivity globally / A leader in supply chain analytics with our ParceLive platform.
Chief Technology Officer of ByzGen
Terry has a background in development and technology and has previously taken a senior role in growing a semantic web start up business to being acquired by the leading global information services company. Since that acquisition Terry has been building technology products for bigger corporates having previously held senior IT roles at Experian and online gaming giant, GAN. Terry assumed the position of CTO in 2017, and now is responsible for overseeing the management and development of ByzGen’s platform. Terry is passionate about bringing new solutions to ByzGen’s clients and informing our platform development based on their needs.
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About ByzGen: ByzGen is the first blockchain company.
CTO of AtHashtags
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About AtHashtags: Combined Online and real world Marketplace that allows vendors to sell and connect with consumers online and in multiple physical locations
CTO of Blokur
Before joining Blokur as CTO Andres headed an innovation team at Universal Music Group, developing several industry-leading platforms for data science, machine learning and repertoire-metadata. During his time at Universal Music Group he was also responsible for Universal’s synch licensing platform and Universal’s meta data API, which powers several streaming services. Before UMG, he worked as a software engineer at companies including Vodafone and Thales. Andrés holds a Masters in Advanced Computer Science from Manchester University.
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About Blokur: Blokur is a tech company that empowers Internet of Creators using blockchain technology.
Chief Technology Officer of Lendingblock
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About Lendingblock, Quantmind: Lendingblock is a securities lending platform for cryptocurrencies and digital assets.