The Global Digital Assets team combines the executive team of two of North America's leading blockchain companies in finance, development, marketing & capital markets.
Co-Founder & CEO
Previously Founder & CEO at MLG Blockchain, Bitcoin Canada, advised on over $300M of token sales.
Co-Founder & President
Previously Co-Founder and CEO of Secure Digital Markets, previous entrepreneur and exited past business to Groupon.
Co-Founder & COO
Previously Co-Founder and COO of Secure Digital Markets, executed over 500M OTC transactions, two previous exits.
Chief Growth Officer
Joaquim was previously the CMO at MLG Blockchain, is a Canadian, American and Euro citizen and speaks English, French and Spanish fluently. Joaquim was the youngest Canadian inducted to the Canadian Marketing Association and has led multi-million dollar campaigns.
Head of Marketing
Co-Founder and Strategy Director of Acquire Agency, Sam managed eight-figure marketing campaigns for Global 500 brands and startups including Travelzoo, Clearbanc, and Koho. Sam specializes in global strategy development for high-growth companies.
Head of Strategy
Dedicated Entrepreneur with financial background and advisory experience in private Canadian M&A transactions, consulting of Blockchain Development Companies and Real Estate Development/Tokenization Projects in North America.
Head of Capital Markets
Richard created his first business in 2013. Within three years he expanded it to across Western Canada earning over $40M revenues with a staff of 200+ employees. Richard successfully exited and continued his passion to build start-ups and corporations.
Mostafa Al Mashito
Head of Business Development
Mostafa previously worked as head of business development at Secure Digital Markets where he built relationships with institutions and private individuals looking to buy large blocks of bitcoin. Mostafa has a leadership role with Monsterball and is a graduate of Western University.
Head of Operations
Jonah previously worked as head of institutional sales at Secure Digital Markets where he built relationships with institutions and private individuals looking to buy large blocks of bitcoin. Jonah previously has leadership roles at other blockchain firms including Yesbit and is a graduate of Dalhousie University.
Head of Finance
Matthew previously worked in investment banking at Greenhill and HSBC where he focused on M&A and financing transactions across various industries. Matthew has extensive experience building token economic models and has completed all three levels of the CFA exam and holds an MBA and HBA from Ivey Business School.
Head of Research
Will has experience working in banking at RBC and real estate at Cushman Wakefield prior to GDA and is a graduate from Deshautels at McGill. These experience gave him unique insight on the business side of the blockchain space that help him quickly grasp and communicate concepts.