Team

Based in Estonia with roots in Japan, our team consists of programmers, engineers, designers, mining experts, and financial specialists. The team, which has a diverse and multicultural background, is spread out over Europe and Asia in cities including Tallinn, Tokyo, Ho Chi Minh City, and Shanghai.

Meet Our Team

In alphabetical order

Kazuteru Arimura

Co-Founder, Finance and Management Lead

  • Finance
  • Management
  • CPA

Kazuteru has more than seven years of experience in private equity, hedge funds and venture capital where he analyzed investment targets for several funds. He brings his financial expertise and management skills to the role of finance and investment lead at blockhive and e-Best Ventures.

Kathleen Chu

Digital Content, PR and Marketing Lead

  • PR
  • Marketing

Kathleen has more than a decade of experience in media, finance and management as a reporter and deputy bureau chief at Bloomberg Tokyo. Her specialties include content creation, management, community engagement, external and internal communication.

Yinghan Huang

Lead Designer

  • Web Design
  • UI/UX
  • Client Relations

Yinghan specializes in user interface and user experience design, as well as front-end web development. She has more than five years of experience in client relationship management and accounting.

Hikaru Kusaka

Co-Founder, Business Design and Strategy Lead

  • Blockchain
  • Business Design

Hikaru is an expert in blockchain technology and a former technology advisor to the Japanese government. He co-founded Tokyo-based Spreadi Inc., a software development company in 2012. His team has developed strategies for more than 50 companies including banks and A.I. companies.

Sulong Ly

UI/UX Designer

  • Web Design
  • UI/UX

Su Long has more than five years of experience in web design and software development at companies including one of the most popular design studios in Montreal. He has illustrated for international fashion brands and is now specialized in UI/UX design.

Vitaly Migunov

Software Engineer, Decentralized Application Specialist

  • Dapps
  • System Development

Vitaly is a full stack developer with more than eight years of experience. His specialty is in building digital infrastructure systems, blockchain, token design and initial coin offering systems.

So Nagasawa

Co-Founder, Technology Lead of Asia Pacific

  • Dapps
  • Development
  • Blockchain

So co-founded Spreadi Inc. with Hikaru and they built a cryptocurrency foundation system which utilizes consensus protocols of stellar.org in 2015. He oversees a joint research project with Fujinet System, Vietnam's top IT firm, on decentralization system infrastructure including Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG).

Ragnar Reindoff

Business Integration Specialist

  • Project management
  • Design

Ragnar has more than five years of experience as a project manager in advertising. Before that, he worked as a designer, creating company logos and billboard signs, as well as visuals for television and events.

Advisors

Junichi Arimura

Executive Advisor

  • Finance
  • Management
  • Network

As former President and Chief Executive Officer of Nikko Cordial Corp., now known as SMBC Nikko Securities Inc., he has an extensive network in Japan’s financial sector through his more than three decades of experience in securities trading and finance.

Margus Poola

Legal Counselor@ e-Best Ventures, Finance & Development @Agrello, Oblicity

  • Private law
  • Accounting

Margus is Chief Financial Officer at Agrello. His expertise lies in a combination of private law and coding, as well as finance and accounting.

Hando Rand

Legal Advisor, Project Lead @Agrello

  • Smart Contract
  • A.I.
  • Strategy

Hando is a founder and project lead at Agrello where he oversees strategy and coordinates public relations. Hando’s passion in bringing law and technology together as a legal researcher at Tallinn University of Technology inspired him to gather a team that would realize Agrello’s vision.

Addi Rull

Sales & Development @Agrello

  • Smart contract
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • A.I.

Addi is a lawyer with expertise in data protection and intellectual property valuation. His specialties include technologies that focus on smart contracts and applied A.I.. He is the editor of The Future of Law and eTechnologies" that presents groundbreaking discussions on topics such as e-residency and cryptocurrencies."

Teddi Rull

Legal Counselor @e-Best Ventures, Sales & Development @Agrello, Oblicity

  • M&A
  • Intellectual Property

Teddi co-founded Valtech OÜ, a product research and development company that finds technical solutions for its clients. As a former lawyer at White & Case international law firm, he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, antitrust and intellectual property cases.