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About Bloq

Building infrastructure for the multi-blockchain future

We’re Passionate About Infrastructure

Bloq’s executive team features senior leaders with outstanding expertise in driving blockchain innovation.

Jeff Garzik
Jeff Garzik

CEO / Co-Founder

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Matt Roszak
Matthew Roszak

Chairman / Co-Founder

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Phil Gomes
Phil Gomes

CCMO

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Matt Lam
Matt Lam

Head of Product

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Jordan Kruger
Jordan Kruger

Head of DeFi

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Alice Lin
Alice Lin

Head of BloqLabs

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Jake McCorkle
Jake McCorkle

Vice President of Sales

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Louis Goldman
Louis Goldman

General Counsel

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Advisory Board

Colleen Sullivan
Colleen Sullivan

CMT Digital

Jim Newsome
Jim Newsome

Delta Strategy (Former CFTC Chairman)

Manmeet Sing
Manmeet Singh

Blockseed Ventures

Don Tapscott
Don Tapscott

Blockchain Research Institute

William Mougayar
William Mougayar

Virtual Capital Ventures

Community

TECHNOLOGY

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Advocacy + Education

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Social Impact

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Jeff Garzik

CEO / CTO / Co-Founder

Jeff has long been at the center of developing and commercializing open source software related to Bitcoin and blockchain technology.

Before co-founding Bloq to develop blockchain solutions for a multi-chain world, he spent five years as a Bitcoin core developer and ten years at Red Hat. His work with the Linux kernel is now found in every Android phone and data center running Linux today. Jeff serves on the advisory boards of BitPay, BitFury, Netki and WayPaver Labs.

Among the earliest contributors to Bitcoin, the 15,678 BTC Jeff gave away in developer bounties for the then-nascent project is today worth six-figures in USD.

Matthew Roszak

Chairman / Co-Founder

In addition to co-founding Bloq, Matthew is also the founding partner of Tally Capital, a private investment firm focused on digital assets and blockchain-enabled technology, with a portfolio of market leading companies including Binance, Block.One, Blockstream, Orchid, Factom and Qtum.

He serves as the chairman of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world’s first and largest blockchain trade association, as well as on the board of BitGive, a non-profit foundation that improves philanthropic impact with blockchain technology.

Hadley Stern

Chief Operating Officer

Hadley is responsible for guiding product strategy and growth for Bloq, as the company expands its vision of developing vital infrastructure services for enterprise companies and blockchain-native businesses. Hadley joined Bloq after seventeen years at Fidelity Investments, where he most recently led the cryptocurrency and blockchain incubator within the firm’s innovation lab, including the launch of Fidelity Digital Assets.

Previous roles at Fidelity included innovation strategy and product development leadership. Prior to joining Fidelity in 2001, Hadley led the User Experience team at the Boston office of Razorfish. Stern authored the book iPod and iTunes Hacks through the O’Reilly Media Group and holds 16 patents for a variety of technologies and business processes.

Phil Gomes

Chief Communications & Marketing Officer

Phil leads communications and marketing across Bloq’s corporate brand, its core product suite, and the projects affiliated with BloqLabs. Prior to joining Bloq in 2018, Phil was a senior vice president at the Edelman PR firm and the leader of its global blockchain center-of-excellence. There, he guided the world’s largest communications firm’s initial explorations across two generational technology shifts: social media and blockchain.

In his near-decade in Silicon Valley prior to Edelman, his work helped guide clients to win the Technology Pioneers Programme Award at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Twice. Known for PR industry “firsts,” Phil is widely considered to be the first PR professional to start a blog (2001) and the first to describe and demonstrate the value of blockchain technology in communications (2015).

Jake McCorkle

Vice President of Sales

Jake McCorkle leads the Bloq sales team and drives global software sales. He brings to the position a very successful career track of 20+ years in enterprise sales, with a focus on working with the top Fortune 100 companies.

His expertise includes global network infrastructure, enterprise software and data center services and management. He is known for creating long-lasting partnerships and programs that drive the customer experience.

Jordan Kruger

Head of DeFi

Jordan has a background in data science and first started researching blockchain related problems in 2012 during graduate school at Georgetown University, where she earned a Masters of Science in Bioinformatics. Jordan joined Bloq in February 2016 and has since led a number of Enterprise wallet projects. In addition, Jordan serves as a research fellow at the Chamber of Digital Commerce. She was named one of the 30 most influential and interesting women to follow in blockchain technology.

Louis Goldman

General Counsel

Louis Goldman is the general counsel of Bloq, Inc. and also the managing partner of Navigator Law Group, a boutique law firm that has done significant M&A and securities work with startups, blockchain companies, and venture capital/angel investing groups. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in economics and then obtained a law degree from the University of Chicago Law School (Order of the Coif and cum laude).

In New York City, Goldman worked for Cleary Gottlieb and also established a merchant bank, Abacus & Associates LP, where he was a managing director. In Chicago, he was the Co-Chairman of Altheimer & Gray where he opened 10 offices outside of the U.S. and managed a team of 450 people. He also was on the management and investment committees of four private investment funds of A&G Investors. He was a cofounder of JustWrite EMR, an electronic medical records startup.

Alice Lin

Head of BloqLabs & Corporate Development

In addition to running Bloq’s venture studio, BloqLabs, Alice guides corporate development, product strategy, fundraising, and investor relations for Bloq and its mining-management spinoff Titan. Prior to joining Bloq, Alice spent several years at Deloitte in Technology & Strategy, consulting where she worked within the payments and blockchain verticals and spent much of her time exploring applications and new business models for blockchain, AI, and other emerging technologies.

Alice has worked with leading institutions in financial services (RBC, TD, CIBC, Interac, HKMA), luxury hospitality (Four Seasons), and healthcare/pharmaceuticals (GlaxoSmithKline, Public Health Agency of Canada) providing strategic, product, and operational advisory services.

Matt Lam

Head of Product & Strategy

Matt leads the product direction and strategy development for the Bloq platform, having originally led the company’s early enterprise efforts. Previously, Matt was a leader within Deloitte’s consulting practice, providing business strategy and technology advisory services to a variety of clients including global financial institutions and insurance companies.

Matt was also instrumental in building Deloitte’s Canadian blockchain practice and emerging technology innovation lab.