At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Texas based CEO’ operating in the Blockchain space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Founder and CEO of Rokfin
Martin Floreani is the Founder and CEO of Rokfin, a creator-first subscription media company and a (live) digital platform that rewards content creators for the full value they generate. Martin focuses on delivering a product that creates the world’s most efficient content network. He previously founded FloSports, a leading subscription-based sports media company. He ran the company for 12+ years as its CEO, and raised more than $40MM in funding through a combination of debt and equity rounds. He grew the company from zero to 250 employees while expanding the company’s network to more than 20 sports verticals.
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About Rokfin: Rokfin is a platform for creators and content owners to bundle their offerings in a subscription.
Founder & CEO of Wanchain
Founder of Wanchain. Graduated from Peking University and MBA fromThe Ohio State University. Blockchain entrepreneur and technical expert. Cofounded Factom in 2014. Founded Wanglutech, which brings Blockchain technology to a greater range of applications.
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About Wanchain: Wanchain is a unique public blockchain with inter-chain transactions and privacy protection.
CEO of TMGcore
Experienced and dedicated executive with 23+ years working with DOD, Multi-national Private, and Public sector organizations. Executive level management to include CEO, President, VP and Sr. Director for globally engaged organizations. Mr. Enright is highly proficient in culturally diverse work scenarios. Primary focus on developing and executing Strategic Step-Up Growth initiatives in Emerging Markets and Technologies.
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About TMGcore: TMGcore develops and commercializes emerging technologies which support global Blockchain stability, growth, and long-term sustainability.
Co-Founder & CEO of Unchained Capital
Joseph Kelly is the Co-Founder & CEO at Unchained Capital.
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About Perfect Timing, Unchained Capital: Unchained Capital is a blockchain financial services company that lends cash to long-term crypto holders.
Chairman and CEO of ABE Global
John Pigott is the Co-Founder and CEO of ABE, a global and regulated token exchange. He also has years of experience as an advisor to exchanges and crowdfunding platforms on strategy, market structure, and technology.
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About ABE Global: ABE, “a better exchange”, is a global securities exchange.
Founder & CEO of HeraSoft
Anthem Hayek Blanchard is the company’s Chief Executive Officer, also serving as a member of the Board of Directors. Anthem brings extensive knowledge of the gold and silver industry to the company. He was raised by legendary goldbug and precious metals pioneer, James U. Blanchard III, who helped restore Americans’ right to own gold and also founded rare coin and bullion company, Blanchard & Company – once, the world’s largest. As Director of Strategic Development and Marketing with European-based GoldMoney, Anthem helped develop and implement their current business model, overseeing marketing and product development efforts which resulted in an increase of total value held by the company from $1 million in 2002 to $368 million by 2008; today, the company holds over $2 billion in client assets. He also assisted thousands of clients personally over the years, answering their questions regarding buying and selling gold and silver. From 2010-2013 Anthem served as an independent director and member of the audit committee, compensation committee and nominating committee at Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc. (ticker symbol: PTX, traded on NASDAQ MKT), a pharmaceutical company based in The Woodlands, Texas. Anthem holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Goizueta Business School at Emory University, with concentrations in Professional Accounting and Finance.
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About Amagi Metals, Anthem Vault, AnthemGold, HeraSoft: HeraSoft provides a ransomware-proof solution for enterprises that protects cloud systems from cyber attacks.
CEO of BankSocial
John Wingate is the CEO of Fivancial Inc., a holding company that includes two subsidiaries: BankSocial and Rivia.
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About BankSocial: BankSocial is a global FinTech company leading the evolution of financial services and technological infrastructure through blockchain technology.
At the heart of their mission is the belief that the individual is paramount and social capitalism will be the future of economies.
The company offers a range of products, including a self-custody crypto exchange, KYC solution, partnerships with credit unions, payments solutions, lending, and more.
BankSocial is committed to empowering businesses and individuals globally by offering an open financial system, providing a new way of finance to the world.
About Rivia: $rUSD (Our USD) is a 1 to 1 verifiably backed stablecoin called Rivia US Dollar (“$rUSD”) that is tradeable across private and public decentralized distributed ledgers for Credit Unions, Banks, Businesses, their members, and their customers to circumvent traditional financial rails including card networks and ACH/Wire networks.
Rivia is reducing the reliance on legacy finance, lowering costs of doing business, and providing worldwide access to the American financial system for the unbanked and underbanked
CEO of Data Gumbo
Andrew Bruce is the founder and CEO at Data Gumbo, a Houston-based technology company creating an interconnected blockchain network to streamline smart contracts management for industrial companies, such as oil and gas.
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About Data Gumbo: The smart contract network company trusted by global industrial enterprises
Founder & CEO of U2LYZE
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About U2LYZE: U2LYZE skills-based recruiting platform Increasing visibility and access to skilled workers. A match you can trust.
Founder & CEO of InXero
Seasoned entrepreneur with expertise in multi-tier reseller channel, SaaS, linked data, machine learning, lean startup / customer development and process re-engineering. Built 2 startups to profitability. Vertical Expertise: High Tech, Healthcare, Telecomm President Inventes: Built and run an IT reseller solution business Enterprise Architect at Razorfish / Lante and Dell: Built a highly scalable system connecting Dell with its third party distributors’ order fulfillment resulted in over $30B revenue. Architected many B2B Marketplaces. Lead Lante’s NY City Office Technology Practice. Top Innovators of India: Recipient of India Innovation Gold Medal Award Computer Scientist Government of India: Fundamental research on PROFIBUS Protocol for industrial automation (IoT). Education: B-Tech Computer Engineering (India) – Gold Medalist Authored the course material for ITIL Foundation and ITIL Master Level Certifications accredited by EXIN, which is a global, independent IT examination provider. Authored the book “Manager’s Certificate in IT Service Management” published by SAS Institute. Specialties: Massively Scalable Enterprise Technology Architecture, Lean Customer Development, Bootstrapping, New Product Go To Market, Product Management, Process Re-engineering, Solution Selling, and Product Evangelism SaaStr. Believer. Friend. Optimist. Servant Leader. Doer. Lover of Technology + Beautiful Design. Runner, Yoga & Meditation Practitioner.
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About InXero: InXero is the industry’s first Go-to-Market automation platform for partners
CEO & Founder of GrainChain
Luis is a serial inventor and entrepreneur. Throughout his career, he has led and designed many successful enterprise systems within the government, insurance, and agricultural sectors. His relentless commitment to enhance business processes and mission critical deployments has resulted in numerous prosperous endeavors. His focus over the last four years on viable agricultural smart contracts will ensure GrainChain becomes the leader in its market space. Grainchain introduces blockchain technology to an untapped multi-trillion-dollar global industry, agriculture. This innovation provides instant payment to suppliers and farmers, and immediate access of commodities to buyers. It attacks fraud and corruption through certification and accountability. It streamlines procedures for all farmers, buyers, and participants in the commodities market. Grainchain is a comprehensive exchange platform that modernizes the agricultural ecosystem and tracks farm goods from initial storage to the financial markets. Grainchain’s digital token is backed by fiat currency which provides individuals and organizations in the agricultural industry with a secure and verified method of exchanging commodities. The fixed minimum reserve ratio between all outstanding tokens in circulation and associated real world assets sustains accountability and stabilizes the internal exchange. Grainchain uses the Ethereum blockchain and other audit methods to verify that issued tokens are financially backed by the reserves. The full power of blockchain innovation allows all participants in the industry to use smart contracts and exchange tokens on the internal exchange. The benefits include safe, verifiable, and immediate payments, matching farmer production to buyer order, real time audit trails, agreement creation and enforcement.
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About GrainChain: GrainChain creates an exchange platform with blockchain-based solutions for prompt payment and accountability.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Transonic Transportation
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About Transonic Transportation: Hyperloop development firm based in the Southeastern United States. For inquiries, e-mail us at [email protected]
CEO & Lead Blockchain of Blüpass
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About Blüpass: Blüpass is an ERC-20 utility token that enables multiple users to access their platform designed to better connect providers, carriers.