beyond identity

Enabling interoperability among decentralized applications with authentication and identity functionality

the team

We come from multiple disciplines, backgrounds and cities across the globe combining vast technical expertise, strong business acumen and deep connections within the blockchain space.

Andrea Carmignani

Project Lead

Serial entrepreneur, former strategy consultant and project manager at Roland Berger and Accenture. Angel investor and advisor to crypto projects. INSEAD MBA.

Prof Giuseppe Ateniese

Research Lead

Expert in proxy re-encryption, cloud security, blockchain, and applied cryptography. Department chair of the computer science dep. at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Prof Paolo Gasti

Technology Lead

Expert in network security, secure multi-party protocols, privacy-preserving and behavioral biometrics. Associate Professor at New York Institute of Technology.

Paul Warren


Facilitator. Growth hacker. Digital entrepreneur. Product manager and UX designer. Former govt consultant and Bloomberg tech ops analyst. INSEAD MBA.

Rolf Hoefer, PhD

Senior Researcher

Published scientist. Expert in distributed networks, blockchain and crypto-asset implementations. Partner at crypto hedge fund. INSEAD PhD.

Bernardo Magri, PhD

Senior Researcher

Author of numerous publications on blockchain and cryptography. Expert in subversion attacks, signature schemes, zero-knowledge proofs, and secure MPC.

Easwar Mangipudi, PhD

Senior Researcher

Winner of 2018 DFINITY Scholarship Program. Deep expertise in multi-party computation protocols, DKG, network security and applied cryptography. CS PhD at Purdue.

Mads Buch

Senior Developer

Full Stack. Expert in differential privacy, probabilistic programming and mathematical proofs. Former Engineer at Palantir. M.Sc. in Computer Science.

Ahmad Saeed

Senior Developer

Network developer. Deep expertise in distributed consensus mechanism, computer vision, deep learning and neural networks. Computer scientist.

Fabian Eberle


Senior management consultant. Scrum master. Experienced enterprise software professional. Former Trainee at SAP. INSEAD and Wharton MBA.

Gianluca Turrisi


Tech entrepreneur and startup advisor. Managing Partner at fintech fund. Early supporter of cryptocurrency. Former Quant. Computer Scientist.

and partners

We are advised by bright academic minds, successful businessmen and cryptocurrency pioneers. Furthermore, we partnered with leading global biometric technology providers.

Prof Aniket Kate

Technical Advisor

Expert in cryptographic systems for privacy, Layer-2 schemes and distributed ledger. Assistant Professor in the computer science department at Purdue university.

Prof Francesco Bruschi

Technical Advisor

Expert in behavioral biometrics and intelligent data transportation systems. Assistant Professor at Politecnico di Milano. PhD in Information Engineering.

Prof Vincenzo Rana

Technical Advisor

Expert in embedded systems design methodologies for efficient and high-performance hardware architectures, neural networks and distributed ledger tech.

Sam Goldenberg

Technical Advisor

Serial entrepreneur. 35 years of industry experience with strong focus on image and video analytics. Former Head of R&D for various companies. Electrical engineer.

Miko Matsumura

Business Advisor

Serial entrepreneur. Co-founder at Evercoin Exchange. General partner at Gumi Cryptos. Limited partner at Pantera Capital. Advisor to Arrington XRP Capital. Public speaker.

Luca Cosentino

Business Advisor

Product & Growth at Oasis Labs. Expert in Data analysis, Machine learning and Blockchain. Former Googler. Engineer and Berkeley Haas MBA.

Daniel Pouget

Business Advisor

Former MD of Nasdaq Europe. Serial Entrepreneur. Member of the Supervisory Strategic Committee at Swiss Private Bank. Startup Advisor and Chairman of Board.

Lucio De Costanzo

Business Advisor

CFO and COO at Caeli Nova. Equity Partner at iStarter. Investment Professional. Former vice president at Morgan Stanley. Aerospace Engineer and MBA.


Strategic Partner

Leading association for the biometrics industry. Advances the adoption of technologies to enhance security, privacy, productivity and convenience.

IsItYou Ltd

Strategic Partner

Leading biometric tech provider specialized in facial recognition. Headquartered in Israel with presence in Romania. Member of the Fido alliance.