The Ava Labs Team

We're a world-class team of experts in computer science, economics, finance, and law with offices in New York City and Ithaca, New York. We're passionate individuals creating a frictionless world by redefining the way people build and use finance applications.

The Ava Labs team has collective experience from leading Fortune 500 finance and tech companies to high-growth blockchain companies.

Avni Guven

Business Operations

BD Associate & Community Manager

Brandi Reynolds

Business Operations

Compliance

Carrianne Fairbairn

Business Operations

Executive Assistant‍

Cheryl Moy

Business Operations

Executive Assistant

Chris Lavery

Business Operations

CFO

Eric Kang

Business Operations

Senior BD Associate

Evan Tong

Business Operations

Strategy Associate Intern

Greg Wolfson

Business Operations

Senior Director of Business Development

Jennifer Ficarra

Business Operations

Executive Assistant

John Nahas

Business Operations

Senior Director of Business Development

John Wu

Business Operations

President

Jonathan West

Business Operations

Treasury Director

Joe Ferrara

Business Operations

Business Development Manager

Leart Ulaj

Business Operations

Technical Program Manager

Lydia Chiu

Business Operations

VP of Business Development

Nadim Chamoun

Business Operations

Business Development Intern

Nick Mussallem

Business Operations

Head of Product

Phillip Liu

Business Operations

Head of Strategy and Operations

Felipe Andres

Design

Visual Designer

Julia Dwyer

Design

Visual Designer

Peter Zeitz

Design

Visual Designer

Aaron Buchwald

Engineering

Software Engineer

Bernard Wong

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer

Charlie Wyse

Engineering

Senior DevOps Engineer

Connor Daly

Engineering

Software Engineer

Conor Leary

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer

Daniel Laine

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer

Danny Fenstermaker

Engineering

Principal Engineer

Dhruba Basu

Engineering

Software Engineer

Edward Penta

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer

Emin Gün Sirer

Engineering

CEO

Emre Kanatli

Engineering

Frontend Developer

Evan Richard

Engineering

Full Stack Engineer

Fabio Barone

Engineering

Software Engineer

Gabriel Cardona

Engineering

Senior Test Engineer & Developer Evangelist

Gergely Lovas

Engineering

Senior Frontend Engineer

Jovica Popovic

Engineering

Documentation Engineer

Kevin Sekniqi

Engineering

COO

Kyle Betts

Engineering

Associate Developer

Michael Kaplan

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer

Momo Araki

Engineering

Senior Frontend Engineer & Design

Patrick O'Grady

Engineering

VP of Engineering

Pedro Gomes

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer

Samuel Cho

Engineering

Senior DevOps Engineer

Stephen Buttolph

Engineering

Chief Protocol Architect

Maofan "Ted" Yin

Engineering

Chief Protocol Architect

Todd Stock

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer

Tyler Smith

Engineering

Software Engineer

Andrea Vargas

Marketing

Community Manager

Aytunç Yıldızlı

Marketing

Community Manager

Chris Wilbourgé

Marketing

Community Manager

Farid Rached

Marketing

Ecosystem Growth Manager

Jay Kurahashi-Sofue

Marketing

VP of Marketing

Jay Mark Rola

Marketing

Community Manager

Leandro Matos

Marketing

Community Manager

Maria Moiseenko

Marketing

Community Manager

Nicolas Ammann

Marketing

Community Manager

Nicolas Lemaitre

Marketing

Community Manager

Noah Childress

Marketing

Community Manager

Olivia Song

Marketing

Community Manager

Patrick Sutton

Marketing

Director of Communications

Radostin Minchev

Marketing

Community Manager

Ricardo Vazquez

Marketing

Community Manager

Rocky Rock

Marketing

Marketing Coordinator

Septian Maulana

Marketing

Community Manager

Sinan Mellaart

Marketing

Digital Marketing Manager

Stepan Soin

Marketing

Community Manager

Takeshi Kazumoto

Marketing

Community Manager

Tu Nguyen Thanh

Marketing

Community Manager

Wenjia Zou

Marketing

Marketing Consultant

Wilson Wu

Marketing

Head of China, Senior Director of BD and Marketing

Advisors

Maureen O'Hara

Robert W. Purcell Professor of Finance at the Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University. Seminal figure in microstructure theory.

Adam Kravetz

COO Seven Eight Capital. COO ETF Market Making and Arbitrage, Citadel Securities. COO Global Execution Services, Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Managing Director, Tower Research Capital.