Introducing Daemon Technologies' Board of Directors

Xan Ditkoff
April 1, 2021

Daemon Technologies is on a mission to drive the adoption of Stacks technology in Asia. Founded just last year, today we are excited to publicly announce Daemon's independent Board of Directors.

Daemon's Board brings deep expertise in a number of areas important for our success. When choosing Directors, we prioritized individuals who already had skin in the game with the Stacks ecosystem, in addition to experience in running start ups and operating in the crypto space in Asia.

The Directors will oversee Daemon's operating activities, ensuring they remain aligned to our north star and the best interests of the Stacks community.

Trevor Owens

Trevor Owens is an entrepreneur, author, and startup investor. Owens helped foster the growth of the Lean Startup movement by creating and running one of the world's largest, grassroots organized training programs for entrepreneurs called Lean Startup Machine. A three-day bootcamp, Lean Startup Machine workshops have been taught in over 150 cities and impacted more than 200,000 entrepreneurs. Owens is also the author of the bestselling book on applying Lean Startup methods in large organizations, The Lean Enterprise: How Corporations Can Innovate Like Startups. Owens has served as Co-Founder, CEO, and CTO to multiple startups and in 2014, he became an early investor in and advisor to Stacks.

Melody He

Melody He is a co-founder of the Spartan Group and responsible for leading the group's advisory business. She works closely alongside founders helping them with fundraising and strategic developments in Asia. Most recently she worked with Flow, Solana, Stacks, Origin, and Deribit. Melody has been an active early stage tech investor over the past decade and an early investor in blockchain companies and projects. Prior to founding the Spartan Group, Melody was an investment partner at MOX/SOSV, a global top accelerator VC. She started her career in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong where she worked on numerous financing and M&A transactions, including the Baidu IPO.

Wei Jiang

Wei Jiang is a tech investor and an internet veteran. He is a Founder and Managing Director of CatchLight Capital Partners. Previously, he was a venture investor at ZhenFund based in the Silicon Valley. His investment portfolio includes over a dozen US tech companies, all of which were recently acquired by CatchLight from ZhenFund.

Wei Jiang has held executive roles at a number of world class tech companies, including Chief Marketing Officer at Google Greater China (2010-2016), Vice President at eBay China (2004-2006), and Sr Director in Web Sales & Marketing at Intuit in California (200-2004). He has also founded and led startups in both US and China.

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