Core Team

Alessandro Palombo

CEO And Cofounder

Alessandro is an expert in legal technology and qualified Lawyer. In 2013 he became the youngest lawyer permitted to practice in Italy. Alessandro has a Ph.D. in Administrative Law and a Master’s Degree in Global Regulation of Markets. He is an Advisor of the European Observatory on Legal Technologies and a Member of the Scientific Committee of San Marino Innovation.
Giotto De Filippi

Cofounder

Giotto has advised many ICOs and blockchain projects, including Cardstack, Decentraland, RNDR, and others. He is well respected and known in the blockchain space as an expert on tokenomics. He has a strong background in marketing, and was Director of Marketing at Viagogo and in the marketing team at Skype. Given his experience Giotto supervises tokenomics and technical aspects of Jur.
Luca Yesupatham Daniel

CTO

Luca has been involved as CTO in the legal tech field for a decade and founded a digital agency based in Bangalore, the so called “Silicon Valley of India”. He deals with blockchain space since 2015, being an investor in the area. He is an advisor for Blockchain India and has a deep overview of tech development. Due to his accomplishments, Luca has been featured on Wired.
Raffaele Battaglini

CLO

Raffaele is an attorney, qualified to practice law in Italy, founder of Battaglini-De Sabato Law Firm. He offers legal advice to SMEs and start-ups in the realms of innovation, blockchain technology, internationalisation, M&A deals, corporate matters and contracts. He is a co-organizer of ‘Legal Hackers Torino’; the first-born Italian chapter of the global movement, ‘Legal Hackers’.
Federico Angeloni

CMO

An innate curiosity and a default eclecticism drove Federico on the most diverse brands and fields such as automotive, interior design and street art before landing to Jur. Federico has a degree in Cognitive Philosophy and a Master's Degree in Marketing & Digital Communication where he thematized the concept of trends in the social media environment.
Adam Dossa

Blockchain Architect

Adam is one of the most well-known blockchain developer who previously worked with blockchain organizations including Polymath, Aragon, Spectre.io and many others. Adam graduated from Oxford University with a math degree, and worked for Morgan Stanley for a few years. Adam founded Enclaves (a DEX) and is working with Jur coordinating the whole blockchain development activities.
Luigi Cantisani

Legal Engineer

Luigi, LL.M. in International Trade Law, is an attorney, qualified to practice law in Italy, junior lawyer at Battaglini-De Sabato Law Firm. Luigi provides legal advice in the field of corporate law and commercial contracts to SMEs and start-ups, carries out research activities in the field of blockchain-based innovations and international arbitration. His interests and expertise have led him to start a path as a legal engineer within Jur.
Francesco Paniccia

UI Designer

Francesco is a digital consultant and UI designer. His work goes beyond conventional interaction patterns and visual styles. He is specialized in consumer products that distill complex data into simple and beautiful visualizations. With his experience working alongside developers, marketers and design companies, he knows how to ensure that user needs are fulfilled.
Marco Marasco

Technical Lead

Marco works as IT Director at Pleaseup, with more than 12 years of experience, his career led him to specialize increasingly in the management of complex IT projects. Methodical administration to deadlines, clarity in communication and application of agile methods, through staff motivation and involvement in both decision-making and target-setting, make him a strong team lead.
Chris Connelly

Copywriter

Chris Connelly brings a multi-disciplinary skill set with a long history in game theory, tech, economics & banking, regulatory issues and government relations, management, and writing. He began developing software in 1976 and later helped create the first large primarily online bank, the E-trade bank, working on regulatory compliance reporting, software development, and data migration.
Piotr Ojrzyński

Senior Blockchain Developer

Piotr is a frontend expert developer with more than 10 years of experience in software development and in particular with high knowledge of Javascript/EcmaScript 5/6, React.js, Redux, GraphQL, Web3.js, Metamask , Socket.io, Node.js, DOM, Ajax, Backbone.js, Bootstrap, cross-browser compatibility, PHP, MySQL, CSS3, HTML5, SVN/GIT, and TDD.
Filippo Schiano Di Pepe

Head of Business Development

Filippo launched Gopillar a crowdsourcing platform for interior design and architecture that has been funded by 500 Startups and Draper Associates in Silicon Valley. Filippo has wide experience in professional marketplace business development, having built a community of 75,000 architects. He brings competence in product and business development in marketplaces.
Omri Orr Licht

UX Designer

Omri Orr has worked as user experience and interface consultant for 8 years, involved in a large scale of product types, from back end development systems and visual monitoring, to mobile apps and e-commerce. In 2018 he founded the The Insight Company a behavioral design studio. Omri designs products to fit the way people actually are, rather than how we would like them to be.
Federico Schiano Di Pepe

Head of Business Development

Federico co-founded Cocontest, now Gopillar, is a Forbes 30 under 30 Europe entrepreneur and YEC member, one of the elite entrepreneur organizations. He made experience in marketing a professional marketplace, obtaining successful results. Gopillar has been founded 2.7M. He brings in Jur knowledge on marketing and project managing of a marketplace platform and best network connections all around the world.
Lingfen Li

Head Of Business Development Asia

Lingfen after accomplishing his graduation at the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (Chengdu) he has started his career in marketing and sales and lately founded a company focused on technology. He has been involved in the blockchain space quite early and now heads the business development of Jur in Asia with a specific eye on the Chinese ecosystem.
Luca Viviani

Community Manager

Luca is a software developer expert in low-level programming languages, involved in the crypto space since its beginning. Since 2013, he began following cryptocurrencies and over time he became a crypto influencer in the Italian online community, mostly specialized in depth analysis of ICOs and STOs. Specifically, he founded CryptoItalia, the largest Facebook group about crypto in Italy.
Michele D’Asaro

R&D

Michele originally trained as a physicist, before going to drift his interests towards complex systems and machine learning, obtaining a research master in Computational Neuroscience. Now focusing his academic efforts on the interface between Philosophy, Science and Technology, he keeps an eye on public outreach and creativity working for the Dutch International Science Film Festival
Carolina Meglio

Business Manager

Carolina has studied languages and linguistic mediation and specifically English and Chinese for several years. She has a master's in Marketing and Communication. She has run successfully a B&B in Rome before moving to Lugano to specialize in business administration. Thanks to her sociable and organizational nature, she is extremely suitable for teamwork and teambuilding.

    Scientific Committee

    Andre Janssen

    Professor of Private Law
    University of Radboud

    André Janssen is the author of over 100 publications and Chair Professor at Radboud University, Nijmegen. He held previous positions at City University of Hong Kong, and the Universities of Bayreuth, Göttingen, and Münster in Germany. He studied at the University of Münster and at the University of Nijmegen and got his Ph.D. from the University of Münster (summa cum laude).
    Stefano Cerrato

    Professor at University of Turin

    Author of more than 150 publications in Commercial Law and Arbitration, full professor of business law at the University of Turin where he received a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude. Ph.D. in Business Law, Bocconi University. He serves in the Piedmont Arbitration Chamber and the Arbitration Chamber of Italy's Anti-Corruption Authority. He is also admitted to plead in front of the supreme jurisdictions of Italy.
      Diana Wallis

      Former Vice President European Parliament
      University of Hull Senior Lecturer

      Former member of European Parliament (Vice President 2007-2012) and leader of the Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee Diana’s legislative work focused on European private international law; Contract law, ADR & mediation, collective redress, property rights, e-justice and a groundbreaking report on the role of the national judge in EU law. Mediator, Member of the Charter Institute of Arbitrators.
      Michel Cannarsa

      Director of Law Faculty
      Catholic University of Lyon

      Dean of Lyon Catholic University Law School. PhD, in Comparative Products Liability, from the University of Lyon and the University of Turin in 2003. His areas of research are International and European Law, Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Consumer Law, Law of Obligations and Legal Translation. Published expert on Contract and Products Liability Law. Active research in Digital Law and Personal Data Protection.
      Sjef Van Erp

      Professor at University of Maastricht

      Civil and Private Law - Maastricht U. Vice-President of the European Law Institute, Secretary-General of the International Ass. of Legal Science, on the Board of the International Institute for Justice Excellence, co-founder & Advisory Editor of the European Journal of Comparative Law & Governance, co-founder & Editor-in-Chief - European Property law Journal, Deputy Justice - Court of Appeals ‘s-Hertogenbosch.
      Mateja Durovic

      Lecturer King’s College London

      Lecturer in Contract and Commercial Law at the Dickson Poon School of Law. PhD and LLM degrees - European University Institute, LLM degree - University of Cambridge, and LLB degree - University of Belgrade. Visiting Scholar at Stanford Law, and Max Planck Institute of Private International and Comparative Law. He has also worked for the Legal Service of the European Commission, BEUC, and the UN.

      Advisors

      Sunny Lu

      CEO and Cofounder VeChain

      Sunny Lu is co-founder and CEO of VeChain. He is passionate in his belief in the disruptive power of new innovations like blockchain. Sunny has over 15 years of management experience and technical expertise. Prior to co-founding VeChain, he served as CIO of Louis Vuitton China (part of LVMH Group) and has created and implemented large-scale IT and information security projects.
      Sergio Mottola

      Executive Chairman
      San Marino Innovation

      Sergio is an expert in business strategy, digital transformation, technology and open innovation with over 12 years of experience. He is Executive Chairman of San Marino Innovation S.p.A., the Institute for Innovation of the Republic of San Marino. Prior to joining the digital industry, he worked for many years as an insurance broker, dealing with large accounts, regional business development with particular reference to operations in Italy, Israel and Asia.
      Mark Beer OBE

      Chairman at The Metis Institute

      Mark Beer OBE is Chairman of The Metis Institute, President of the International Association for Court Administration; Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Global Legal Action Network; a member of the Commercial Dispute Resolution Taskforce amongst many other key institutions in the field of legal, arbitration and dispute resolution. Mark is also now part of the advisory board for Jur, recognizing its role in guaranteeing trust.
      David Orban

      Founder of Network Society Ventures

      Founder and Managing Partner of Network Society Ventures, David Orban’s entrepreneurial accomplishments span several companies founded and grown over more than twenty years. An early adopter of blockchain technologies since 2010, he was the first to own Ether during the Ethereum launch. He also led the adoption of Bitcoin and blockchain in start-ups and is an advisor and investor in numerous blockchain companies and funds.
      Jonas Karlberg

      Cofounder and CEO at AmaZix

      Jonas is a co-founder of the Nordic Blockchain Association, and the founder of AmaZix, the world leading blockchain Advisory Firm instrumental in major successful token sales like Bancor, HDAC (by Hyundai), and BANKEX and +130 more. Jonas Has more than 20+ years of commercial leadership experience working with some of the worlds largest brands. Jonas leads a global team of 80 people as CEO of AmaZix.
      Ariel Mielich

      Project Lead at Decentraland

      Ari Meilich is a Project Lead at Decentraland, a decentralized virtual world that is becoming a playground for all NFT games. He was previously an Analyst at Charles River Ventures, and founded two startups. He’s a member of the Voltaire House, the foremost crypto community in Buenos Aires. He brings in Jur the experience of a blockchain project, token management, ICO infrastructure and community building.
      Matt Briant

      CEO & Cofounder at Rascal Ventures

      Matt joined the Walt Disney Company in 2014 to lead Digital Transformation and develop an Internal Digital Agency for Southeast Asia. His focus is on developing CRM & Retargeting Programs, 1st Party Data Management, Mobile & Social Marketing, Influencer Marketing, Local Content Production, eCommerce and Consumer Experience Architecture for Sites & Apps. Matt brings in Jur his experience in marketing of digital product and relationships.
      Sara Noggler

      Founder Polyhedra

      Public Affairs and Head of blockchain Scientific Committee of San Marino Innovation. After a journey into the world of credit and finance, in 2016 Sara Noggler approaches with growing curiosity to the world blockchain. In 2017 she becomes co-founder of the community NdT, meeting point between companies and vendors, to contribute to the knowledge and dissemination of the technology of distributed registers. Founder and CEO of Polyhedra.
      Fabio Cardoni

      Blockchain Advisor & Private Investor

      Serial entrepreneur, business development strategist. Member of Jur, advisor for carVertical and BIT. Previous experiences: Founder & CEO of The Black Douglas Motorcycle Co., Tessier (Founder & CEO), Chilworth Technology (Business development). Trading and investing in cryptocurrencies since 2012.
      Gerardo Trevino

      Founder and CEO at Paybook

      Gerardo sold his first lines of code at 16. Asa a software developer and entrepreneur Gerardo aims to build innovative solutions that improve the world that brought about the creation of Paybook, Inc. through which he worked to automate and streamline financial processes so as to save users time and help them make smart decisions.
      Enrico Ferro

      Head of the Innovation at ISMB

      Enrico is the Head of the Innovation Development department at ISMB, member of the Expert Group at NATO. He is also a member of the Italian Node’s Strategic Committee of EIT Digital. Enrico invests in technology-based startups and covers an advisory role in a selected number of blockchain ventures such as Swissborg and Bitclave. He brings in Jur his experience in Strategic support Institutional Relationships.
      Carlo Moretto

      Executive at IBM Switzerland

      Carlo, MBA in Marketing and Strategy, has extensive experience in electrical engineering, sales management and IT strategy, especially in the fields of telecommunications and cloud computing. After a first work experience in Telecom Italia, he worked since 2002 for IBM, holding various technical roles. After two short experiences, respectively in Oracle and CA Technologies, he returned to IBM in February 2019.
      Ivan Granito

      Ph.D. & CEO JarvixX

      Ivan is a hybrid profile between a quantitative economist, actuary and startupper with focus on economy related to the crypto world. He is currently involved as a Consultant at Boston Consulting Group Milano fully qualified Actuary. He holds a Ph.D. in Actuarial Sciences at Sapienza University of Rome. In the blockchain space he advised several blockchain projects with regard to crypto-economics of the token.

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