Our Team

Axel Schumacher
Dr. Axel Schumacher
Co-Founder & CEO
Axel has over 20 years of Research and Development leadership experience in genomics, epigenetics, biomarker discovery, Bio-IT, aging & longevity. He is the Author of the ‘Blockchain & Healthcare Strategy Guide’, the standard compendium for the healthcare industry. Axel translates scientific discoveries into practical applications to help understand, diagnose & treat complex disorders, but also to promote cutting-edge technologies that could transform precision medicine and the way we age. Axel is also a Member of the Blockchain Research Institute in Toronto. He holds a Ph.D. in Human Genetics from the University of Cologne.
Gourish Singla
Gourish Singla
Co-Founder & COO
With a background in investment banking and wealth management, Gourish is an accomplished business leader, angel investor and social entrepreneur with a focus on performance, growth, and innovation. He drove 30m$+ revenue in his last venture into a highly competitive marketplace and has founded three successful companies in the digital health space. Through Project Shivom, Gourish combines his deep interest in this sector alongside advocacy for blockchain and distributed ledger technology that can make a transformational difference both for business and for wider society.
Sally Eaves
Sally Eaves
Co-founder & CMO
Sally combines a depth of experience as a Chief Technology Officer, Practising Professor of FinTech and Global Strategic Advisor, consulting on the application of disruptive technologies for both business and societal benefits. She is an award-winning thought leader in innovation, digital transformation and emergent technology, notably blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics. A member of the Forbes Technology Council, Sally is an accomplished author with regular contributions to leading business, technology, and academic publications. She is an international keynote speaker and respected online influencer across multiple social media channels and consistently rated in the top 10 for blockchain and social media influence worldwide.
Per Lind
Per Lind
Co-Founder & CSO
A kick-ass business development expert, Per is a leader in Social Media Management Solutions and he knows how to engage social marketing in any organization. Worked with Carlsberg, IKEA, WPP (and associated agencies) and many other global brands. A specialist in sales on the highest possible levels to enterprise customers. He wants to change the world through Experience Management, which is interconnecting companies with their stakeholders to continually improve their brand quality and customer experiences.
Henry Ines
Henry Ines
Chief Innovation Officer
Henry is a global executive with extensive venture capital, cross-border advisory, corporate finance and entrepreneur experiences. As an investor, he focuses on FinTech / blockchain and frontier technology investments and ventures based on his collective VC experiences to date as a partner at DraperDragon Fund, DFJ Dragon Fund, and DragonVenture, Inc. Henry is also an advisor to multiple blockchain / ICOs and tech startups in Silicon Valley; and also continues to serve as a mentor for accelerators & incubators worldwide. Additionally, Henry oversees the Global Chamber® San Francisco, a member organization focused on cross-border trade and investment opportunities, and also routinely lectures at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. Henry began his career at Price Waterhouse LLP as a management consultant for Fortune 500 companies. Later, he focused on sell-side M&A and other corporate finance transactions within the IT and consumer & industrial product sectors before transitioning to direct investments. Henry holds a BS in Finance from Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA and an MBA from Duke University Fuqua School of Business in Durham, NC.
Akash Gaurav
Akash Gaurav
Co-Founder & CTO
Akash is a blockchain entrepreneur. He founded India’s first blockchain company, Auxesis Group during his undergraduate studies at IIT Bombay. Auxesis today is counted among The Top 100 Most Influential Blockchain Company in the World. Akash also founded Blockchain Lab, India and is on the advisory board of hot Blockchain startup Cashaa, a zero fee money remittance company . He also sits on an advisory board to Entrepreneurship Club of MISB Bocconi. Before founding Auxesis, Akash was the manager of The Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay which is India’s largest entrepreneurship promoting club. As a manager, he led a team of 120 volunteers to organize global level entrepreneurship programs and summits. He was also a core group member of Innovation Cell, IIT Bombay where the team successfully proposed a new model for India’s first self-driving car.
Kumar Gaurav
Kumar Gaurav
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Advisor
Kumar is a serial entrepreneur, involved with some of the most exciting fin-tech business around the globe. He is among the top 100 most influential people leading the evolution of Blockchain and was awarded Extraordinary status (O1) by the United States government. He is the founder of Cashaa, Blockchain based payment & banking startup, and the Chairman of Auxesis Group. A part of the editorial groups of top Blockchain media and is a popular international speaker on emerging technologies. He is also the Advisor to many Blockchain start-ups and incubators in Asia.
Natalie Pankova
Dr. Natalie Pankova
Chief Scientific Officer
As an experienced Director in 2 early stage health tech companies, Natalie is skilled in operations, business development, investor relations, and R&D. She holds a Ph.D. from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, with a research focus on ophthalmology, inflammatory diseases, diagnostics and personalized medicine. Natalie further combines a breadth of experience with 8+ years of teaching at the University of Toronto & Trent University in Canada and holding multiple board, management & consulting roles in the non-profit sector.
Agam Kansal
Agam Kansal
VP Marketing
A hustler who loves to challenge boundaries, an independent learner who is always excited about new technological developments happening around the world. Agam co-founded a funded startup in an IOT space. Agam wants to make a meaningful difference to the society through technology and help in the upliftment of the poor. With a certificate course in Entrepreneurship from Stanford, Agam has extensive experience in developing and implementing communication strategies across organizations.
Pierre Maarek
Pierre Maarek
Investment Lead
Currently head of the Equity Derivatives activities of Exane America. With 15 years in the industry working for the biggest players (JP Morgan in London, Natixis in Paris and now Exane in New York), he will bring his deep knowledge of the financial industry and his extensive network.
Charlie Leslie
Charles Leslie
Investment Lead
Charles has a degree in Computer Science and a minor in Mathematics from the University of Alabama. He has been in technology for 20 years. One of the veterans from the internet boom era in the late 1990's. He has been in 4 startup companies, including the first high-speed Internet broadband cable modem company, Excite@Home, now Comcast network in the US. He has also worked in technology for financial companies like UBS Hong Kong, UBS Tokyo, JPMorgan Hong Kong, JPMorgan Tokyo, JPMorgan US and Citibank Tokyo. Charles has always had an interest in blockchain technology and experimented with bitcoin mining in 2011.
Ting Peng
Ting Peng
Public Relations Manager
Ting Peng, an experienced associate professor with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry in Busan, South Korea for the past 8 years. With a background in International Relations and business anthropology, she contributed to several research projects in EU center in Graduate school and held a consulting and translator role for businesses and international education conferences and forums. She’s also an active and regular radio show guest host for the local English Radio station commenting on current business and political issues and trends. A truly passionate communicator in both learning and sharing.
Kayleen Schreiber
Kayleen Schreiber
Design Lead
Kayleen can communicate complex concepts to the general public through animation, infographics, and writing. She aims to display the value of science by highlighting the wonder, process, and challenges of the scientific method.
Stephane Laurent
Stephane Laurent
Chinese Subcontinent Head
A world citizen, Stephane started his career in the field of conflict resolution, working for UN-backed projects in the Middle East. His strengths are in the area of international business analysis and development, supported by strategic and project management skills as well as the ability to speak 5 languages. Passionate about technology, global development, and entrepreneurship, Stephane currently manages a community of social entrepreneurs out of Shanghai.
Azam Shaghaghi
Azam Shaghaghi
Head of Public Relations
Azam is an entrepreneur and blockchain consultant. She has the passion for innovation and disruptive technology to bring positive global change.
Azam Shaghaghi
Ajit Singh Kular
Head - Search & Digital Marketing
With over 8 years of experience in the Digital Marketing and SEO Industry, Ajit has handled various E-Commerce Sales and Product-based clients, including Fortune 500 companies. He is a resourceful and ambitious person who seeks challenges and growth by empowering organizations through SEO and Digital Marketing to drive results.


To build the best ecosystem for research and medicine, we are actively seeking co-development projects with partners from the pharmaceutical industry and bioinformatics/big data companies. This will allow us to provide genomic data integration of massive genome datasets, accelerating target identiìcation and validation using state of the art algorithms, cloud infrastructure, artiìcial intelligence systems, and sophisticated queries and visualization systems.

We are open to:

  • Business Alliances – developing innovative therapies through strategic business alliances
  • IT-Consortia – developing new ways to tackle big data
  • Pre-Competitive consortia – bringing global genomics to a completely new level
  • Health Consortia – developing nutraceuticals and ìtness solutions to tackle diabetes & age-related diseases

We are also looking for partners who want to add their healthcare services to our platform, including.

  • Health Insurance
  • Physician Networks
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Data Analysis
  • Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning
  • Wellness
  • Mental Health
  • Care
  • Medicine
  • IoT
  • Medical Devices
  • Ageing
  • Body Care & Cosmetics
  • Patient Support Groups

Partner with Project

Partnerships and investors to be anounced soon.