Hannah Rosenberg, Managing Director

Hannah Rosenberg is a developer, economist and entrepreneur with a degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is the founder of Velas Commerce, a Blockchain training and consultancy business, and is the organizer of Chicago’s largest blockchain community group, the Bitcoin and Open Blockchain Meetup.

Andrew Gordon, Director

Andrew Gordon is an attorney and CPA at the Gordon Law Group. Andrew has been active in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space since 2013, both as an investor and a service provider.

Jordan Xavier, Secretary, Treasurer, Operations Manager

Jordan has been involved with cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology since 2015. He is a certified bitcoin professional and is an advocate for the advancement of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

Contact Jordan at info@theblockchaininstitute.org for information about services in the Chicago area.

Taylor Gerring, Executive Director

After graduating with a BSBA in MIS from the University of Central Florida, Taylor deployed and managed a variety of systems for large enterprise environments before ultimately joining the blockchain industry in 2012. After working with Bitcoin and the Hive cryptocurrency wallet, Taylor helped establish the Ethereum Foundation and is currently an international speaker, educator, and blockchain consultant.

Jason Kin Hoi Fang, Director

Jason is the Managing Partner at Sora Ventures, Asia’s first crypto- backed venture capital firm dedicated to blockchain and digital asset investments. He is also the founder of Sora Foundation, an initiative that consists of blockchain development, community development, and conferences. Jason has a background is UI/UX design, iOS frontend development, and a bachelor of science from Bentley University in Massachusetts where he majored in Finance and minored in Law.