The Exchange Union Team

At Exchange Union, we are passionate about decentralization. We are creating a platform which will disrupt many of the existing financial instruments we are used to today. We believe that trustless and decentralized structures must be put in place to empower individuals and equalize our global economy, and this can now truly be achieved for the first time with digital assets.

True to our core philosophy, which encourages transparency in all that we do, we have made our infrastructure open-source to encourage and engage the best minds to contribute. We know it is not easy to implement something so radical in concept, but that’s just part of the challenge. And we love challenges. Our team is spread across the globe from countries and cultures of all backgrounds, working collaboratively in a truly decentralized fashion. Whether it is our ever-expanding open-source community or our full-time team, every one of us truly represents the spirit of our company: dynamic, creative, committed, and fun!

Meet the Team.
  • Kilian
    Product Director
    Kilian
    Bitcoin advocate, product anarchist & fighter for a decentralized future. Also known as "the magnificent kilrau".
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  • Ankur
    Technical Product Manager
    Ankur
    Known as “dopetard” on twitter, Ankur spends most of his time switching windows from Sketchapp to Vim to Google docs, like every product manager does, right?
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  • Daniel
    XUD Core Developer
    Daniel
    Developer #1. Creator of the Lightning Gem. Master of Layer 2. As a professional poker player, Daniel always has an ace up his sleeve.
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  • Karl
    XUD Core Developer
    Karl
    Explorer, lightning advocate, wizard.
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  • michael1011
    XUD Core Developer
    michael1011
    Creator of LightningTip for Twitter. Privacy uber alles, Wunderkind.
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  • Moshe
    XUD Core Developer
    Moshe
    As a self-proclaimed Wizard, Moshe is responsible for major parts of the P2P Communication layer and tests.
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  • Yangyang
    XUD Developer
    Yangyang
    Yang Yang is our Docker-Ninja and responsible to make running XUD as smooth as possible.
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  • Sercan
    XUD Open-Source Developer
    Sercan
    A regular in the commit history of XUD. Taking care of order transmissions, order book and P2P.
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  • Hannah
    XUD Open-Source Developer
    Hannah
    Distributed systems specialist with a background working in cyber security and fintech. Fighting Front-running.
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  • Immanuel
    XUD Open-Source Developer
    Immanuel
    Another regular. Taking care of all things CLI and P2P.
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  • Satoshi
    All XUD Open-Source Developers
    Satoshi
    We have many more contributors, who directly or indirectly are responsible for essential contributions, but prefer to stay anonymous. Thank you to all Satoshis.
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Our Partners.
  • Technical

  • Financial

  • Strategic

Advisors.
  • Mikael Wang
    Former CTO of BTCC. Former chief solutions architect of Ericsson.
  • Terry Culver
    Vice Dean of Development, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs.
  • Star Xu
    Co-founder and CEO of OKCoin, Former CTO of Docin.
  • Shenghong Wang
    Emeritus Principal of Fudan University. Renowned educationalist and scientist.
  • Gabriel Kurman
    Co-founder of RSK Labs, one of the best solutions for bitcoin scaling debate.
  • Kevin Zhou
    Co-founder of Galois Capital, a crypto trading fund. Former Head of Trading and Advisor of Kraken.
  • Andrew Lee
    CEO of Purse, the world’s largest marketplace for Bitcoin.
  • Sebastian Serrano
    Co-Founder & CEO of Ripio, the leading Bitcoin exchange and payment company in Latin America.
  • Sunny Ray
    Co-founder & President of Unocoin.
  • Sathvik Vishwanath
    Co-founder & CEO of Unocoin, the largest bitcoin exchange in India.
  • Paul Chou
    Co-founder & CEO of LedgerX, the fully regulated institutional trading and clearing platform in US.
  • Brendan Eich
    Father of the JavaScript. Founder & CEO of Brave. Former CEO & CTO of Mozilla.