Our world-class team is led by entrepreneurs and engineers from iconic tech companies
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Josh started coding at the age of 10. Prior to Origin, he co-founded three other venture-backed companies: EventVue, Torbit (acquired by Walmart Labs) & Forage.
Matt was the 3rd PM at YouTube (acquired by Google) and VP PM at Qwiki (acquired by Yahoo) and Bonobos (acquired by Walmart). He has an MS and BS from Stanford.
Yu Pan was one of the 6 founding team members of PayPal and was the 1st employee at YouTube. He is a former Google employee and co-founder of Kiwi Crate.
VP of Engineering
Franck has had a successful career as an early employee at numerous high-profile companies. He previously led engineering teams at Inktomi, Paypal, YouTube, Google and Dropbox.
Director of Product
Micah was the technical co-founder of WellAttended, a bootstrapped box office management platform. He worked as a commercial real estate broker while learning to code.
Finance & Operations
Kay is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). She previously worked as a Senior Accountant and then as a Senior Consultant at KPMG Canada.
Coleman is an active cryptocurrency investor and real estate entrepreneur, owning and managing multiple Airbnb properties. He studied mathematics at Berkeley.
Regional Manager Korea
Mila is leading our community efforts in South Korea. She previously organized blockhain hackathons and has degrees from Penn State and Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Before Origin, Tom had a successful career as a solo startup founder. He has two Masters degrees in Distributed Systems from the Technical University of Berlin and KTH in Stockholm.
Nick studied Computer Science at the University of Warwick. Prior to joining Origin, he worked as an engineer at Sencha, C3 Energy Network and Palo Alto Networks.
Domen co-founded and led a team developing a mobile application with 2 chess Grandmasters. He previously had a successful career at Cetra, Zemanta and Peerindex.
Shahul is a fullstack engineer who started programming at age of 10. He previously worked as a freelancer and then joined Zoho as a front-end developer.
Mike is a long-time contributor to open-source. He created a dev toolkit for creating Ethereum smart contracts with Python and previously worked with Ethereum and IPFS at Lunyr.
Aure is a product designer with 10+ years of experience. Prior to joining Origin, Aure worked at multiple startups and Fortune 500 companies. In a past life, he was also a software engineer.
Head of Community
Before joining Origin, Max helped build communities for notable blockchain companies like OKEx. He also worked with RedNova, the marketing and incubation entity for Du Capital.
Daniel brings a strong emphasis on security and data analysis to our team. Daniel has earned a reputation for being able to gather massive amounts of data and create dynamic visualizations at lightning speed.
Mark Mathis has a broad background in fintech and defi. As a former touring musician, Mark has a particular interest in seeing artists compensated fairly for their work through decentralized channels.
William Tong was a real estate broker before stumbling into the world of NFTs. He quickly built a reputation as a connector and community builder on the Clubhouse app and within the broader NFT collector community.
Chase comes from creative and marketing agency life in Los Angeles. She’s managed projects and accounts for clients like YouTube, W Hotels, and Stitch Fix. She's now in charge of creator relationship management at Origin.
Eric was an early employee at Lyft and a founding member of their first B2B solution. He was an account manager at Tophatter and worked at a marketing agency connecting brands with creators and celebrities.
Creator in Residence
Jon has spent his career helping creators. Before joining Origin, Jon was responsible for creator monetization marketing at YouTube and product marketing at Instagram. He's also a frequent contributor for Forbes.
Kara is the executive assistant to Origin co-founders, Josh and Matt. She graduated from UC San Diego and previously managed a team of 10 people at an ecommerce company in Taiwan.
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