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About Us

A bit about us

When we started peaq we understood two core things, Distributed Ledger Technology will change the world more profoundly than the Internet did, and it won’t happen overnight. At peaq we are not afraid to think differently. We’ve taken a different approach to all aspects of blockchain for enterprise. The core values of the founders are the core values of peaq, we are driven by this opportunity to make a global impact. To this end, we have designed a new type of DLT from the ground up - the DAGchain - and chose a bold go-to-market strategy, opting to use the technology to create value before using the technology to exchange value. The inverse of the status quo.

We are realizing our vision for a new economy, a decentralized Economy of Things, by safely empowering machines to the benefit of society. We enable companies to build decentralized solutions that enable machines to solve problems, save resources and support people. An economy in which trust is built into its foundations. A world in which people don’t fear machines - because they don’t have to.

Meet the team

Our world-class advisory board team consists of experienced professionals from some of the world’s leading companies.
The diversity and strength of our team as a whole is one of our greatest assets and we’re proud to introduce our advisors below.

Till Wendler

Chief Executive Officer

Till Wendler

Pavel Fomenko

Chief Technology Officer

Pavel Fomenko

Leonard Dorlöchter

Chief Product Officer

Leonard Dorlöchter

Max Thake

Chief Marketing Officer

Max Thake

Julia Pönitzsch

Chief Growth Officer

Julia Pönitzsch

Michael Ganser

Non-Executive Director

Michael Ganser

Michael Geike

Non-Executive Director

Michael Geike

Miguel Santafé

Creative Director

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Javier Wasserman

Head of Operations

Javier Wasserman

Sara Bruszt

Digital Product Designer

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Maria Doycheva

Business Development

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Muhammad Faisal

Technical Project Manager

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Anton Pinchuk

Quality Assurance Lead

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Jay Pan

Backend Team Lead

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Niaz Hussain

System Admin

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Yaroslav Strukevych

Frontend Teamlead

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Yuriy Pavlovich Kostyuk

DevOps Lead

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Iredia Ebikade

Backend Team Lead

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Tanisha Vataliya

C++ Developer

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Advisory Board

Our world-class advisory board team consists of experienced professionals from some of the world’s leading companies.
The diversity and strength of our team as a whole is one of our greatest assets and we’re proud to introduce our advisors below.

Michael Jackson

Advisor

Michael is the former COO of Skype where he was responsible for scaling paid services to over $150m in under 3 years. He brings experience in managing high growth operations and currently serves as a Non-Exec Director for Volvo and AXA.

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Xavier Sarras

Advisor

Xavier is the mind behind the ‘Experience Quotient’. He’s shaped the brands of 100s of clients including BMW, WELLA, P&G and The Economist as founder and group CEO of 029. Xavier is also a Partner at 4P Capital and an Advisor to Kairos.

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Friedrich Neuman

Advisor

Friedrich is a serial entrepreneur and investor. He co-founded MAKERS, which built and invested in 15 startups before being acquired by Deloitte Digital. He also scaled a Rocket Internet venture to 120+ employees as a Global Co-Founder.

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Dr. Klaus Schaaf

Advisor

Dr. Klaus Schaaf is an experienced Digitalization and Product Specialist with a demonstrated history in the automotive industry having spent over 30 years with Volkswagen (VW). He is currently the Europe Lead for the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI).

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Werner Geissler

Advisor

Werner Geissler is former Vice Chairman (Global Operations) of Procter & Gamble where he spent 8 years between 2007 and 2015. He is currently on the Board of Directors at Philip Morris and Goodyear Tyres, and an Operating Partner at Advent International.

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Maximilian Conze

Advisor

Maximilian Conze is an entrepreneur and investor. He's the former CEO of Dyson, where he spent 7 years from 2011 to 2017, and most recently the former CEO of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE where he spent two years between 2018 and 2020.

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Steffen Seifarth

Advisor

Steffen Seifarth is an experienced investor, business angel and board member. He is the former CEO of Mäurer & Wirtz GmbH & Co. KG, as well as a former Vice President of multinational beauty company Coty Inc.

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Roadmap

We did things differently. In 2017 we saw there were two routes to success; network effects or superior technology. We chose technology. We chose to first solve business problems and then to talk about how we did it, and not the other way around.

2005

Tech Validation

First successful PoCs with large corporates and SMEs took place in 2018. We refined our understanding of which industries and use-cases we should tackle.

2005

Development of Solution Logic

Began development of backend and frontend software logic which allows us and our clients to easily build and scale solutions for specific IoT use-cases.

2005

Strategic Angel Investor Round

Onboarded high-profile strategic angel investors with strong industry networks as part of our go-to-market, product development and scaling strategies.

2005

Funding Round

Raising funds to cater to demand for existing platforms and solutions, to develop new ones, and to scale the tech, business, marketing and sales teams.

2005

Launch of peaq console

Allows companies to build, configure, deploy and scale enterprise platforms 100x faster, allowing us to hyperscale via subsequent network effects.

2005

Research & Development of Core Technology

Began development of the DAGchain, consensus algorithm and economic model after extensive research and consulting with 30+ megafirms.

2005

Development of Functionality Tools

Began development of the peaq explorer, a tool to easily search for info on-chain, and the peaq key controller, an easy and secure way to use secret keys.

2005

Development of access control solution & e-mobility platform

Using our solution logic we began developing our access control solution and the neutral e-mobility platform based on our core technology.

2005

Market Proof & Traction

The e-mobility platform entered mass production with our automotive partners after two and a half years in development.

2005

Market Share

Launch and scale existing solutions & platforms, and use our solution logic to develop further solutions for smart cities, security, e-mobility and more.

2005

Decentralized Economy of Things Infrastructure

Connect all enterprise platforms and ecosystems via the interoperability platform allowing for cross industry value exchange and ecosystem reconciliation.