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|Henry Monzon||Ka Seng (Thomas) Ao|
|Henry Monzon has served as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since inception. Mr. Monzon has served as Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder of Katena Computing Technologies, a bitcoin technology company backed by Jaan Tallinn (co-founder of Skype) and executives of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), since January 2020. Since May 2020, Mr. Monzon also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Luminous Computing, a moonshot artificial intelligence technology company, prior to which he served as an advisor to the company from October 2019 to May 2020. Luminous’ investors include Bill Gates, Luke Nosek of Gigafund and Ali Partovi of Neo and has recently completed a significant Series-A round with $100 million USD committed. Prior to Luminous and Katena, Mr. Monzon served, from March 2018 to March 2019, as the Chief Revenue Officer of Bitfury Group, a European-based blockchain technology company. Mr. Monzon led significant revenue growth in 2018 during his tenure as Chief Revenue Officer at Bitfury. While there, Mr. Monzon led the strategic re-positioning of the company in order to serve institutional investors and oversaw various bitcoin data center operations in North America, Iceland, Norway, Georgia and Central Asia. In North America, Mr. Monzon supported the expansion of Hut 8 mining, one of the largest publicly listed Bitcoin mining companies in the world (TSX: HUT), with close to 1000 Petahash of production in more than 100MW operations. From January 2017 to August 2019, Mr. Monzon served as Strategic Partner of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Inc., a transportation and technology company. From 1998 to 2017, Mr. Monzon held various roles at Qualcomm, including engineering, program and product management, and executive business development roles. Mr. Monzon led the adoption and growth of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipsets with global customers and partners in Long Term Evolution (LTE) ecosystem such as Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), Original Design Manufacturer’s (ODM), retailers and technology partners in various regions including in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Mr. Monzon received a B.S., Cum Laude, in Electrical Engineering from Florida Atlantic University, and Executive Education from Wharton and Stanford. We believe Mr. Monzon is well qualified to serve as our director due to his deep industry expertise in blockchain, bitcoin mining and artificial intelligence ecosystems.||Ka Seng (Thomas) Ao has served as our Chief Financial Officer and a Director since inception. Mr. Ao has extensive experience with M&A transactions and financial leasing. Mr. Ao has served as the Chief Executive Officer of MCL Financial Leasing, a provider of financial leasing services for bitcoin mining facilities, since January 2020. MCL Financial Leasing works closely with mining hardware manufacturers including Bitmain, MicroBT and Canaan (NASDAQ: CAN). Since September 2018, Mr. Ao has served as the director of Mindfulness Capital, a venture capital fund that focuses on early stage technology companies. From January 2016 to September 2018, Mr. Ao served as Vice President of HF Venture, an asset management firm that manages M&A funds for multiple listed companies in the industrial sector including Kingsignal Technology Co Ltd (SHE: 300252) and Anhui Zhongding Sealing Parts Co., Ltd. (SHE: 000887). From October 2010 to December 2015, Mr. Ao served as Vice President of Auone Electronic, a thermostats manufacturer that supplies Fortune 500 brands including Panasonic (OTCMKTS: PCRFF), Philips, and Schneider Electric (OTCMKTS: SBGSF). Mr. Ao received a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Southern California and received an MBA from Yonsei University. We believe Mr. Ao is well qualified to serve as our director due to his extensive experience in the financial industry.|
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