Aitheon Team

Andrew Archer LinkedIn Profile

Andrew Archer

Creator / CEO

A serial entrepreneur with a focus in Artificial Intelligence and robotic systems, Andrew got an early start into robotics as a child, being brought home regularly by law enforcement while out "road-testing" the new motorized machines that he had created. He subsequently started his first company at 16 producing wifi connected motor controllers for robotics before IOT existed. His robotics prowess, passion, and applications rapidly expanded due to his voracious appetite for improvement and his brilliant mind. His robotics passions have spanned many fields including: Military, Medical, Automotive, Automated Warehousing, Robotic Parking, creating disruptive companies focusing on mobile robotics, driverless vehicles, human / robotic symbiosis, etc.

Recently he was featured in a TED talk centered on creating disruptive technologies through innovative means. As quoted from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, "With more entrepreneurs like Andrew - we could see a bottom-up renaissance of American manufacturing."

In a true sense, Andrew believes in the symbiotic nature of robotics and people. Through his public school outreach programs Wreck Lab Make Lab and others, he has been able to motivate school children and their parents enabling them with hands on experience in creating simple projects. He believes that through education, exposure, and demystifying so-called complex systems, that people will be be able to achieve new heights as a society.
Besides his CEO tasks, Andrew directly leads all Aitheon development teams and still finds time to develop different components of Aitheon.
Andrew continues to "road-test" his creations, as you can see on his instagram.

Ryan Burleson LinkedIn Profile

Ryan Burleson

Chief Strategy officer

Ryan has 23 years in business development, innovative solutions, and disruptive technologies. He is passionate in the fields of Autonomous Solutions, IT, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Nanotechnology. Ryan has served in C-Suite level positions of both public and private companies including: CEO of several companies, COO of a publicly traded company, and various other C-Level positions. He is able to see past complex problems, identify root causes, and to help solve complex, multidisciplinary, multi-stakeholder, and often arduous problems. He loves looking at a situation to see how his team(s) make things better and more profitable for the company. Ryan has also invented multiple fully functional robotic systems that are in use all around the world today.

Ryan has worked in corporate environments including Supply Chain Management, Robotics, Consumer Goods, Data Mining, warehouse management solutions, and other strategic industries in North America, Central America, and South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia, African continent, and the Indian subcontinent. He has been married for 20 years and has 4 amazing children.

Development

Aitheons development team consists of 16 developers.(Some team information is omitted for NDA and security reasons).

Robotics and Devices Team

Team Lead: Andrew Archer

4 Embedded Firmware and Software Engineers

1 Power Systems Engineer

2 Schematics/PCB Designers

Web Application Team

Team Lead: Sergei

1 UX Interface Designer

1 Graphic Designer

2 MEAN Stack Developers

Blockchain Systems Team

Team Lead: Alexey

1 Solidity Programmer

2 Blockchain/ICO Specialists

Sergei

Sergei

Head of Web Application Team

Sergei has 9 years experience in developing high-quality web applications. Focused on microservices architecture, JavaScript, and NoSQL databases, he is capable of everything from front-end to back-end development and everything in between. Sergei has worked on various projects as a lead developer, including software for complex remote desktop solutions, healthcare systems, traveling/booking systems and law firm solutions.

Alexey

Alexey

Head of Blockchain Systems Team

Alexey has more than 15 years of experience as an IT developer and systems engineer in two of the world’s leading (Big4) auditing and IT software companies. His contributions include designing, deploying and maintaining medium-to-large scale distributed infrastructure services. Alexey has extensive knowledge in smart contracts, BitCoin/Ethereum trades and Solidity programming.

Mark Schwartz

Mark Schwartz

Technology Attorney

Mark is a technology attorney and blockchain evangelist. Mark began his journey with the firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. His role was to structure complex technology relationships and strategic alliances for Fortune 500 organizations. Deal values ranged from $200M-$2.3B. He now concentrates on blockchain technology and clarifies the problem that Aitheon technology is trying to solve, ensuring that the technical model is sound and that the financial mechanisms will function as planned.

Rachel Wang

Rachel Wang

Executive Assistant

Rachel is known as the swiss army knife of the Aitheon team. A first generation American from Chinese/Korean parents, Rachel inherited a strong work ethic and managerial skills from a young age, helping to run the family restaurant for her parents who didn’t speak English. She holds a BA in Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Science. You can find Rachel around the office doing anything from ordering sheet metal, testing new products, and communicating with the best robotic distributors in the world, however she finds the most joy behind the scenes in the development laboratory.

Marketing and Brand

Ramzie Shams

Ramzie Shams

Creative Director

Ramzie started his career filming surfing documentaries in California and Australia. Over the past 6 months alone, he has filmed in 4 countries over 3 continents. Working as the Cinematographer and Editor for a special intrest group, Ramzie spent 2 weeks in Mexico City before heading to film on site for the Clinton Foundation; implementing wireless internet devices in remote areas of Ethiopia and Kenya. Most recently, he spent 6 weeks as the Director of Photography for the Tourism Board of Guatemala; where he documented the inner network of recently discovered pyramids in the rainforest. Ramzie holds a BA in International Business and specializes in fast cut edits.

Erica Harvitt LinkedIn Profile

Erica Harvitt

Director of Brand

While earning her BA in interdisciplinary studies, Erica worked extensively in the conference & exhibition arena as a promotional representative for various brands; working her way up to Hiring and Model Manager for Vektor Vodka brand within the Suns Stadium. She holds a bachelor's degree in Business and Psychology with a concentration in Business Marketing; as well as a Master of Health and Sciences degree in Occupational Therapy.

Alison Bright

Alison Bright

Marketing

Alison Bright has over a decade of experience with evolving digital technology, internet advertising, content partnership creation and consulting. From building and executing multi-channel media strategies to buying/selling media, data analysis, product development and building sales teams at leading ad agencies like Digitas and Goodby Silverstein & Partners as well as publishers under the IAC Company. She’s also a certified Yoga instructor.

Advisors

Moe Levin LinkedIn Profile

Moe Levin

Advisor

Dr. Moe Levin is the CEO of Keynote, a global technology conference company which has been responsible for over $250mm of investments into cryptocurrency / Blockchain startups. He sits on multiple government councils in the UAE, France, Netherlands, and Belgium while working closely with regulators and banks to promote the use of bitcoin and blockchain technology. He is a board Member of Unsung, and an early investor in Dropbox, RSK Labs and others.

Dr. Moe also Co-Founded the first accredited Blockchain academy.

Cyrus Hodes LinkedIn Profile

Cyrus Hodes

Advisor

Cyrus has 25 years of experience in business development, liaising between the private sector and governments and offering consultancy and procurement solutions. He has managed large teams (1,100 staff in wartime condition in Kabul) and worked in corporate environments for Fortune 500 firms (Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, Supply Chain Management, Robotics, Military Systems, Ship Management, IT, Utilities, Data Mining, Biometrics and other strategic industries) in Europe, the US, Asia, Central Asia, Russia, Middle East, the Indian sub-continent and sub-Saharan Africa.

Cyrus is passionate about drastically disruptive technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, robotics, nanotech, biotech, genetics, IT and cognitive sciences as well as their cross-pollination and impacts on society.

In 2015, he co-founded the AI Initiative within The Future Society 501(c)(3) at Harvard Kenney School. He holds the position of Vice president of the program which manages by liaising with a wide range of global stakeholders to study, discuss and help shape the governance of AI.

Peter Dray

Peter Dray

Advisor

Peter has over a decade of expertise directing enterprise client acquisition pursuits, forging strategic partnerships and enabling organizational transformation. As a Director of Sales at Oracle, he led the emerging cloud services sector expansion. Peter is a blockchain investment evangelist, and now focuses on consulting clients on blockchain adoption strategy. Peter holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing from Fairfield University.

Elky Bachtiar

Elky Bachtiar

Advisor

Elky has more than 13 years of experience as an Oracle Financial Consultant. In that role, he both advises and implements complex finance systems for private sectors as well as for the Dutch government.

In recent years, Elky has become a blockchain specialist, developing the new ERC223 token standard for the Ethereum blockchain; which provides the security for accidentally lost tokens within contracts.

He has advised multiple ICO's from start until finish and is the founder of BlockIQ Capital Group; which helps to build successful blockchain companies by full reviewing, advising, capital funding and creating and ICO pool with smart contracts.

Community
Leaders
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Beta Testers

Xavier Rosseel LinkedIn Profile

Xavier Rosseel

Community Admin

An admin on the Aitheon Telegram channel and a community leader, Xavier is self-described as a “blockchain enthusiast with special interest in decentralised and fair systems and consensus models”. In his free time he is also a co-founder and board member of an environmental non-profit that brings communities together, working in close partnership with a school for children with special needs. Xavier holds a certificate in Social Entrepreneurship from Copenhagen Business School.

Tariq Ibrahim LinkedIn Profile

Tariq Ibrahim

Business Beta Tester and Evangelist

Tariq moved to the United States at just eighteen years old to seek financial independence and a better life for himself. A native of Mombasa, Kenya, T set out to become financially independent from an early age and has far surpassed this goal. An original Beta tester of the Aitheon platform, T runs Aitheon at both of his businesses, Illumilatte Brew Society, and Cloud 9. A natural networker, T is well known in the community and a valued asset to the team.

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