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The Pangolin DAO

Our Vision

We see a future that brings the multi-chain architecture together and allows new users to seamlessly access the world of DeFi & GameFi without a care for what the underlying technology actually is. This future relies on cross-chain dApps that can allow users to access benefits across chains in one place that is simple to understand and easy to use.

About Us

Our team is rich with experts in the fields of finance, economics, business, marketing, blockchain development, software development, design & community building that are committed to building the world's leading decentralized trading platform and multi-chain hub.

Our Services

Pangolin DAO is bringing the sophisticated trading experience one would expect on a centralized exchange to DeFi users by popular demand and need.

Meet the Team

Community Elected Executives

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Justin Trollip
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Chief Executive Officer โ€‹
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Justin has an Economics & Finance background, running software implementations within the mining & pharmaceutical sectors before delving into his true passion, Technology & Blockchain.
Brandon Mino
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Chief Technology Officer โ€‹
Brandon holds formal degrees in Finance & Computer Science with more than a decade of industry experience architecting, implementing & maintaining software.

Engineering

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Sarju Hansaliya
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Lead Frontend Engineer
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Sarju has more than 7 years of industry experience with a vast array of mobile & web app technology expertise under his belt & worked with many clients & firms across the globe.
Pedro
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Pedro has experience in backend, frontend (react), web3 & smart contracts & contributed Rotki porting to Avalanche. Pedro is in his second year of bachelor's degree in computer science.
Shung
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Smart Contract Engineer
Shung is helping to port Pangolin to other blockchains for its multichain ambitions, been heavily involved in the Avalanche ecosystem & is the author of Sunshine and Rainbows.
Abdullah Bayraklilar
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Abdullah has 7 years of experience in UI&UX. He used to work for one of the biggest airline companies in Turkey. He has been an avid supporter of Avalanche since 2020.

Operations

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Firat Akkan
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Chief Operating Officer
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Firat is an ex-lawyer & former investment banker with an MBA from Yale.
Stephen Novenstern
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Head of Strategy
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A self-proclaimed DeFi & GameFi degen, Stephen has 6+ years of experience investing in crypto & over a decade of work experience in programmatic media sales & consulting, helps drive product & partnerships through a spirit of innovation & collaboration.
Charles Ferguson
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Business Development Manager โ€‹
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Charles has a background in scaling revenue operations at several early-stage startups. His interest in Bitcoin started nearly ten years ago while ironically living in rural Zambia as a Peace Corps Volunteer.
Erich Hellstrom
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Marketing Lead
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Erich has a direct-to-consumer eCommerce background & experience ranging from creating content, developing data-driven marketing strategies, building cohesive branding, operations, and customer service.
Christos Salaforis
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Business Development Manager โ€‹
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Christos is a people person with a Sales & Leadership background and more than 6 years of experience running weekly virtual events for entrepreneurs & investors. His motto: Good vibes only cultivates a positive & inspired culture among DAOs.
Oracle
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Lead Data Analyst
An early contributor to several Avalanche projects with multiple years of experience working as an assistant consultant at McKinsey & Company and as a data analyst at a digital marketing firm. Oracle holds a Bachelor's in Economics & Computer Science from a top US university.
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Shane McCann
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Chief Financial Officer โ€‹
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Shane has more than 10 years experience in accounting and finance with a focus on unlocking the value of finance functions through process automation and business intelligence optimization.
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