VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Block One Capital Inc. (TSXV:BLOK) (Frankfurt:ES3) (the “Company” or “Block One”), is pleased to announce that the board has, effective immediately, appointed Mr. Sothi Thillairajah as Chief Executive Officer of the Company and appointed Dr. Pratheev Sreetharan as the Chief Technology Officer and Entrepreneur in Residence. In addition, Mr. David Berg has been appointed as the Chief Investment Officer effective immediately.
Mr. Sothi Thillairajah cofounded Finzat Block LLC and is guiding development of the company’s mortgage blockchain solution. Mr. Thillairajah was a Managing Director at Revere Capital Advisors in New York City where he formulated and executed capital raising and business development for early stage companies. His recent projects have focused on medical technology solutions addressing the North American opioid epidemic, and industry specific blockchain solutions. Over his career with Nomura, Commerzbank and Societe General, Mr. Thillairajah has worked on projects in Europe, Africa and Latin America, and developed an extensive network of relationships inclusive of global financial institutions, sovereign-wealth funds and family offices. Mr. Thillairajah earned a B.A. Cum Laude in Economics at the University of Rochester and holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Statistics from the University of Chicago.
Dr. Pratheev Sreetharan received his A.B., M.S., and PhD in Applied Physics from Harvard University and has been recognized for developing a novel, origami-inspired manufacturing process capable of making complex, miniature devices with unparalleled speed, accuracy and repeatability. Dr. Sreetharan is highly proficient in mathematics and computational algorithms and has broad background across many technical and scientific fields. Dr. Sreetharan was named a recipient of the prestigious TR35 Award, given each year to the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35 as determined by Technology Review Magazine, published by MIT. Dr. Sreetharan has also had his work featured in the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, MIT Technology Review, Scientific American, on the Discovery Channel and National Public Radio.
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