Digital Transaction Limited

Leadership

Board Of Directors

Director

Mr. Ho Leung CHEUNG

Co-founder, NxEra Limited

Former General Manager, Foxconn Technology

Former Senior Vice President and General Manager, Performa Division, Apple

Director

Ms. Noëlle GAHAN

Chief Marketing Officer, Digital Transaction Limited

Chairman and Director

Mr. Ian HUANG

Chief Executive Officer, Digital Transaction Limited

Director

Mr. Urs MEISTERHANS

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Summus Solutions NV

Chief Executive Officer and Director, Prinz Von Preussen Capital Ltd. Ad.

Former Senior Vice President and Global Head of Private Banking, Rothschild Bank AG

Director

Mr. Ming-yam WONG
SBS BBS JP

Founding Director, InnoLink Investments Limited

Former Chairman, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Co Ltd

Advisers

Adviser

Mr. Anand CHANDRASEKHER

Senior Adviser, McKinsey & Co.

Former CEO, Qualcomm Data Technologies

Former Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Intel

Adviser

Mr. Paul CHEN

Partner, Mayer Brown (Silicon Valley)

Former Head of Corporate for Asia, DLA Piper

Former Consultant, McKinsey & Co.

Adviser

Dr. Shawn DAY

Former Vice President for Research and Development, Synaptics

Former Chief Technology officer, Synaptics

Line Executives

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ian HUANG

Mr. Huang is a serial entrepreneur as he founded another company, XNET Technology, in Silicon Valley with institutional equity investors from JP Morgan, Citibank, DBS Bank, Hong Leung Malaysia and Malaysia Technology Development Corporation (MTDC). His corporate career journey includes Hughes Network Systems, Digital Equipment Corporation, Zilog (a Exxon subsidiary), Shugart Associates (a Xerox subsidiary), Tektronix, and Westinghouse Research and Development Center. He was the co-inventor of the SCSI at Shugart Associates. He oversaw the FDDI development at DEC and was the architect for the ATM Switching Hub at Hughes Network Systems.

Ian is the inventor/co-inventor of 6 US patents (pending) on blockchain. He holds a BS in electrical and computer engineering and MS in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University, a MS in electrical engineering from the University of Portland. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of Harvard University

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Chief Scientist

Dr. Geoffrey YUEN

Ms. Gahan brings with her more than 25 years of technology marketing and communications experience across Asia-Pacific, with leading Public Relations agencies such as Fleishman-Hillard as Senior Vice President and BCW as Managing Director, as well as in technology multinationals including Cisco, Tektronix and Hewlett Packard, where Ms. Gahan has held senior in-house roles responsible for strategic planning, Business Development, marketing communications and building partnerships.

Geoff holds a BS in chemistry from Wheater College and a MS and PhD in biomedical engineering (neuroscience) from Case Western Reserve University.

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Chief Engineer

Mr. Peter LIU

Peter leads the engineering team on analysis, design, and development of high performance networking systems. He is well experienced in developing market data servers and trading systems with high performance, availability, and low latency. Prior to DTL, he served multiple roles with Thomson Reuters, and was awarded with the Thomson Reuters Markets Recognition Award for his contributions to Elektron Gateways within a tight schedule.

Peter leads the engineering team on analysis, design, and development of high performance networking systems. He is well experienced in developing market data servers and trading systems with high performance, availability, and low latency. Prior to DTL, he served multiple roles with Thomson Reuters, and was awarded with the Thomson Reuters Markets Recognition Award for his contributions to Elektron Gateways within a tight schedule.

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Chief Marketing Officer

Ms. Noëlle GAHAN

Ms. Gahan brings with her more than 25 years of technology marketing and communications experience across Asia-Pacific, with leading Public Relations agencies such as Fleishman-Hillard as Senior Vice President and BCW as Managing Director, as well as in technology multinationals including Cisco, Tektronix and Hewlett Packard, where Ms. Gahan has held senior in-house roles responsible for strategic planning, Business Development, marketing communications and building partnerships

She holds three BS degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, and Geophysics, all Magna Cum Laude, from the Colorado School of Mines, and a MBA (Magna Cum Laude) from IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Fellow

Dr. Dileep Bhandarkar

Dr. Dileep Bhandarkar, as our Fellow, is a member of our Technology Strategy Task Force contributing to the technological aspects of business strategies including, but not limited to, major technology roadmap, technology investments, technology strategies, operational performance and technology trends.

Dr. Dileep Bhandarkar, as our Fellow, is a member of our Technology Strategy Task Force contributing to the technological aspects of business strategies including, but not limited to, major technology roadmap, technology investments, technology strategies, operational performance and technology trends.

Dr. Bhandarkar holds 16 U.S. patents and has published more than 30 technical papers in various journals and conference proceedings. He is a IEEE Life Fellow. He was recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, where he received his B. Tech in electrical engineering. His MS and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering are from Carnegie Mellon University.

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Chief Marketing Officer

Dr. Shawn Day

Dr. Shawn Day, as our Fellow, is a member of participates in our Technology Strategy Task Force contributing to the technological aspects of business strategies including, but not limited to, major technology roadmap, technology investments, technology strategies, operational performance and technology trends.

Dr. Shawn Day is a technologist and innovator, as well as an entrepreneur with a proven track record of success, with ample experience in leading technology development from start-up phase to full commercial deployment and IPO. Dr. Day’s technical expertise spans software, firmware & hardware development, human-computer interfaces, touchpad & touchscreen technologies, and sensor technologies.

He joined Synaptics (Silicon Valley) in 1993 as Senior Scientist, responsible for neural research and pattern recognition. He then became the Director for Software Development and was later promoted to Vice President of Research and Development before he took on the role as Chief Technology Officer

Shawn is the inventor for 43 US patents. Dr. Day holds BS (with honor) and PhD in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia

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Fellow

Dr. Nii Quaynor

Dr. Quaynor, as our Fellow, is a member of Technology Strategy Task Force contributing to the technological aspects of business strategies including, but not limited to, major technology roadmap, technology investments, technology strategies, operational performance and technology trends.

He is a Ghanaian scientist and engineer who is widely acclaimed as “Father of Internet for Africa”. He returned to Ghana after 14 years with Digital Equipment Corporation in Massachusetts. Nii took upon himself to assist several African countries strengthen their Internet networks. Notable among them were Togo, Gambia, Nigeria, Liberia, Swaziland and Ethiopia, in addition to his birth country Ghana.

He led the drive to mobilize Africans to build the Internet infrastructure in the region. He is the Chairman of AfriNIC, the Regional Internet Registry for Africa. He also established the Computer Science Department at the University of Cape-Coast in Ghana. Nii was the President of the Internet Society of Ghana, Council member of the University of Ghana, member of the Ghana Frequency Registration and Control Board, and a member of the Board of the Ghana News Agency.

He is Founder and Chairman of Ghana Dot Com and Director for Blockchain Academy in Ghana. He organized and chaired the Blockchain Conference 2019 and 2020 in Ghana.

Dr. Quaynor is the inventor of 7 US Patents. He holds BS in engineering science from Dartmouth College, and MS PhD in computer science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Quaynor was inducted into Internet Hall of Fame in 2013.

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Adviser

Mr. Anand Chandrasekhe

Mr. Chandrasekher currently is the founder of Aira technologies (in stealth mode) in Silicon Valley. He is also a Senior Adviser with McKinsey & Company. Anand is a member of the Board of Trustee, Cornell University, as well as a board member on Cornell’s College of Computing and Information Sciences.

He was President of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies as well as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing officer at Qualcomm in San Diego, California, while he was concurrently the Vice Chairman, Huaxintong Semiconductor Technology in Beijing. He has successfully brought major presence in the smartphone market for Qualcomm.

Anand started his career with Intel and his last position there was Senior Vice President for Worldwide Sales and Marketing, rising through the roles: Senior Vice President, Ultra Mobility, Corporate Vice President for Mobile Platform, Vice President for Intel Architecture Marketing, and Vice President for Workstation Products. He was with Intel for 24 years.

Anand holds a BS in computer science, ME in operations research, and a MBA in finance, all from Cornell University.

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Adviser

Mr. Paul P. Chen

Paul Chen is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices. Paul advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, early to late stage investments, alliances and other corporate transactions. Paul is particularly experienced in working with buyers, sellers, investors and founders on transactions involving innovation and technology in industries. He was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in New York.

Paul holds a BA (cum laude) from Williams College and a JD from New York University

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