Adrian Neal

Chairman of the Board of Directors & CTO

Adrian is an Oxford University Software Engineering Masters graduate and Cryptographics expert with over 25 years’ experience in IT, Banking and Security. Passionate about the encryption schemes in history, Adrian promises that if he ever has free time again, he will tackle a recently discovered, WWII pigeon-borne encrypted message.

David Scheckel


For over 25 years, David has been a leader in the financial services industry. He has held senior positions at leading financial services institutions and has developed and led specialized brokers in the fin-tech space. David brings his extensive knowledge of business operations, programming and networks, as well as the drive to establish a working business around a concept in order to generate maximum impact in the marketplace.

Matthias Frisch

Strategic Advisor

Former Managing Director and Vice Chairman of UBS Investment Bank for EMEA Wealth Management Coverage, Managing Director and CEO of UBS Investment Bank Switzerland and Member of the Executive Committee of UBS Switzerland, Partner and CEO of Private Wealth Management of Horizon 21 AG in Zurich, various senior positions at Goldman Sachs in Switzerland, including Head of Equities and Head of Equity Derivatives.
Graduate and undergraduate degrees in business administration from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Peter Keller

Head of Sales, EMEA

As the founding CEO of virt-x Exchange Ltd, the first pan-European Virtual Exchange, Peter has a deep understanding of the needs for online authentication, spam-protection and user identification. Peter has extensive background with exchanges, equities and management. His recent work incubating start-ups around the world gives him the insight to the true needs of our market.

Sander Kouwenhoven

Managing Director Information Technology

Sander has worked in IT development and infrastructure, security and banking. He turned his curiosity for science and business to entrepreneurship. Combining 15 years of IT experience and mathematical knowledge he beat the financial markets with his algorithms using artificial intelligence and machine learning. Using the same techniques and methodologies Sander is ready to capture biological and behavioural patterns at Oxford Biochronometrics S.A.

William Scheckel

Chief Marketing Officer

William specializes in marketing of competing software services for large US and EU software and financial services companies. William brings tremendous experience in B2B marketing, social networking and web development. Since 1992, William has contributed to the marketing efforts of many of the world’s leading brands, including SAP where he served as chief-of-staff for global marketing, IBM, Shell and Deutsche Bank. He has built over 100 websites designed to foster online communities around the world to promote awareness and drive revenue. A graduate of University of Chicago and Universität Konstanz, William also teaches social media for business at the New York Institute of Technology.

Sales Team

Jeff Martinez

West Coast Sales/Business Development

With 20 years of experience working in the finance industry, Jeff offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise in sales and business development. He has a passion for innovation, focusing on disruptive technologies such as BioChronometrics. He also organizes the LA Fintech monthly meetups. A graduate of CSULB, his degree is in Business Administration with a concentration in finance.


Volker Straube

Board Advisor

Volker Straube has over 25 years’ experience in digital marketing and media advertising, including 13 years’ experience at WPP, the world leader in communications services, where he served as Executive Chairman and Managing Director on country level. In 2013, Mr. Straube founded I.A.M. Straube, a venture capital management consulting firm that focuses on ICT investments. As Chairman and CEO at GroupM in Switzerland from 2004 to 2012, he reported directly to the Group CEO EMEA and oversaw a group of agencies - MEC, MINDSHARE, MEDIACOM, MAXUS. He used group scale effects with focus on the development of new media trading and digital technology to maximize the strengths and growth of the agencies as well as the overall market leading position of GroupM. During his time in Frankfurt from 2001 to 2004 he merged The Media Edge business with Mediahaus Ströbel and CIA in Düsseldorf to establish MEC in Germany, as one of the world’s leading media agency networks. Throughout his career, Volker has demonstrated strategic leadership, a passion for money making and an understanding of how to foster an entrepreneurial spirit.