Company Profile

DMG is a diversified cryptocurrency and blockchain platform company that is focused on the two primary opportunities in the sector – mining public blockchains and applying permissioned blockchain technology to address the fraud and friction that plagues the movement of value through supply chains. DMG’s strategy is to become the domain experts in verticals across many industries – agriculture, pharmaceuticals, energy, precious metals, transportation, financial services and manufacturing.

DMG’s management team includes seasoned bitcoin mining experts, forensic & financial professionals, blockchain developers, with deep relationships throughout North America and Japan, with previous experience working at Bitfury, PwC, EY, Cisco and UBS

DMG Leadership

  • DAN REITZIK Chief Executive Officer, DIRECTOR

    Dan Reitzik is a successful entrepreneur having built companies at the forefront of societal change. These include Digital Youth Network, a teen focused wireless community, which was a joint venture between Rogers Wireless, Canada’s largest mobile phone network, and Universal Music, the world’s largest record label.

  • SHELDON BENNETT CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, DIRECTOR

    Sheldon Bennett has over 20 years of management experience leading international companies including PwC, Ernst & Young, Baker & McKenzie, Cisco Systems and Fonterra CIS. For the past three years Sheldon led BitFury’s Canadian mining operations, where he was responsible for the setup and development of industrial bitcoin mining operations, including government relations, power optimization with Canadian utilities, and the engineering and development of mining operations. BitFury is one of the world’s largest blockchain and cryptocurrency mining companies.

  • STEVEN ELISCU
    STEVEN ELISCU EVP CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT

    Steven Eliscu leads the corporate development efforts at DMG. He was most recently Head of Finance at Bitfury, a leading blockchain and cryptocurrency company. Prior to Bitfury, Steve was an equity research analyst at UBS for nine years, during which he covered semiconductor companies with an aggregate market cap in excess of $200 billion. He has also worked in executive marketing and business development roles in the semiconductor and network equipment sectors. Steve has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS in Computer Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with subsequent engineering coursework at Stanford.

  • DANNY YANG
    DANNY YANG CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

    Danny Yang has founded several companies innovating on blockchain and artificial intelligence. He is the CEO of Blockseer, a blockchain analytics company that specializes in data analysis and anti-money laundering (AML) for digital currencies. Previously, Danny founded Maicoin, a cryptocurrency services platform that included wallet, exchange, and merchant services. Danny also founded ScoreData and Seravia, both data science companies, and before that was an early employee at Like.com, a computer vision company later acquired by Google. Danny has a BA in Chemistry and Physics from Harvard, and a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford.

  • RYAN CHEUNG
    RYAN CHEUNG Chief Financial Officer

    Ryan Cheung is the founder and managing partner of MCPA Services Inc., Chartered Professional Accountants, in Vancouver, B.C. Leveraging his experience as a former auditor for junior venture and resource companies, Mr. Cheung serves as a director and/or officer or consultant for public and private companies providing financial reporting, taxation and strategic guidance. He has been an active member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia since January 2008.

  • TIMOTHY ELLER
    TIMOTHY ELLER DATA SCIENCE

    Timothy Eller. As a Data Science leader in the on-demand transportation space, Tim Eller hasled technical projects at Uber, and he founded the Data Science team at Luxe before its acquisition by Volvo in 2017. Prior to that, he invented dynamic pricing algorithms at Lyft, introducing the use of Markov Decision Processes to optimize target objectives. In 2014, Tim was issued a patent for his invention of a method of Anonymous Collaborative Auctions, the Intellectual Property of a start-up he co-founded in 2011. Tim holds a PhD in Mathematics from UCLA, a Master of Mathematics from Cambridge University, and an AB in Mathematics from Harvard College.

Advisors

  • Charlie Lee
    Charlie Lee Advisor (Cryptocurrency)

    Mr. Lee is a celebrity figure in the cryptocurrency world, having created Litecoin just two years after the first Bitcoin appeared. LTC has remained one of the top-valued cryptocurrencies. Lee graduated from MIT with a computer science degree and developed Litecoin while working at Google as a software engineer. He left Google in 2013 to become one of the first hires at Coinbase, and in 2017, Lee stepped down from his position at Coinbase to work full time on LTC as managing director of the Litecoin Foundation.

  • Lou Kerner
    Lou Kerner Advisor (Cryptocurrency)

    Lou Kerner is a Founding Partner of CryptoOracle, a Crypto VC and Advisory firm focused exclusively on investing and advising entities leveraging, blockchain, cryptocurrency, smart contracts and decentralization. Mr. Kerner has been a Crypto enthusiast, investor, public speaker and thought leader since 2013, when the Wall Street Journal called Lou “Wall Street’s Bitcoin Expert”. Mr. Kerner is ranked among the most influential Crypto bloggers on Medium, regularly keynotes major Crypto industry events, and often appears on TV and in print speaking about Crypto.  Mr. Kerner had a distinguished career as an equity analyst following media and technology companies for Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. He has a B.A. from U.C.L.A. and an MBA from The Stanford Graduate School of Business.

  • Sam Osei
    Sam Osei Advisor (Legal)

    Samuel Osei is a certified bitcoin professional and lawyer specializing in commercial and blockchain/ cryptocurrency law. Samuel is the principal of Samuel Osei Law Corporation, a Vancouver law firm at the forefront of crypto-legal work. Mr. Osei’s experience in the crypto-legal field includes advising companies, facilitating large cryptocurrency transactions and engaging in litigation.  Mr. Osei’s understanding of cryptocurrencies and their associated technologies have made him a highly sought-after professional for companies and individuals, alike, seeking legal guidance in this sector.

Development Team

  • ADRIAN GLOVER
    ADRIAN GLOVER DIRECTOR, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

    Adrian Glover is an 18 year software industry professional, who has over 10 years of experience delivering software products as a Project and Development Manager. His experience began in research & development and includes one of the first connected mobile applications using Geographical Information System (GIS) technology for asset tracking on Windows CE. As a Project Manager, Adrian was certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and mentored new Project Managers in the trade. He has successfully introduced Agile Project and Product Management techniques to multiple companies using industry standard tools and techniques. He has a track record of repeated success delivering products built on emerging technologies, including Big Data, VR, and Mobile VR.