About Us

Behind REV3AL is a team of professionals with deep and diverse experience across cybersecurity, digital assets & media, gaming, XR and the creative industries.

MO KUMARSI

CEO Co-Founder

Mo has been an advisor in the blockchain and crypto space to several disruptive  technological innovators including Power Ledger, Coinpayments, ICO’s, IDO’s and IEO’s.

Mo has been an advisor in the blockchain and crypto space to several disruptive  technological innovators including Power Ledger, Coinpayments, ICO’s, IDO’s and IEO’s.With more than 15 years of startup, business development experience, he provides value to enhance projects through strategic relationships.Over the last 10 years, managed and led teams globally into the hundreds of thousands and has grown into a thought leader and educator. He continues to build communities that follow him today.

ADAM RUSSELL

CRO Co-Founder

Adam’s background spans multiple decades starting his career as the VP of business development for a tech company specializing in cyber security and risk assessment.

Adam’s background spans multiple decades starting his career as the VP of business development for a tech company specializing in cyber security and risk assessment. Participated in immersive and disruptive technologies since 2014, including consulting and advisory roles in the crypto and XR industries. An investor in ICOs, IDOs, Metaverse digital land, and NFTs.Throughout his career He has consulted and been involved in technology product distribution, idea development, intellectual property protection, and product commercialization.

JAVIER CALDERON

CTO

Javier Calderon, is a distinguished Emerging Technology Entrepreneur with a focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain.

Javier Calderon, a distinguished Emerging Technology Entrepreneur, specializes in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain. With expertise in foundational development and strategic implementation, he has shaped the direction of Fortune 1000 companies, establishing himself as a thought leader.

PAUL SOCARDE

Head of IT Development

As a former tennis player turned Solidity programmer, I have always been dedicated to excellence, both on the court and in the world of blockchain technology.

As a former tennis player turned Solidity programmer, I've dedicated myself to excellence in both the court and the blockchain world. With over 2 years in smart contract development and 7 years in programming (c++, python, javascript, mysql), I've honed my skills through hard work and persistence. Leading a talented team, I showcase effective management and collaboration to achieve our goals. Eager to stay ahead, I continuously study and test the latest blockchain technologies, ensuring my relevance in this rapidly evolving industry.

PAUL HYNEK

CFO

Paul is a Wharton MBA, an Adjunct Professor of Accounting and Finance at Pepperdine University, and the creator of startup financial projections software that has raised over $1 billion...

Paul is a Wharton MBA, an Adjunct Professor of Accounting and Finance at Pepperdine University, and the creator of startup financial projections software that has raised over $1 billion for thousands and startups. He has significant executive, finance, software, and high tech experience in the US, Europe, and Asia. Paul works with numerous startups as either a Board member, advisor, or part-time CFO.

Austin Yavorsky

Creative Director

Austin, a seasoned entrepreneur for three decades, has held roles from founder and CEO to CTO, CIO, advisor, and investor. He started the fourth cryptocurrency exchange, shaping regulations and integrating alongside government bodies.

Austin, a seasoned entrepreneur for three decades, has held roles from founder and CEO to CTO, CIO, advisor, and investor. He started the fourth cryptocurrency exchange, shaping regulations and integrating alongside government bodies. Excelling in rapid tech integration for corporate growth, Austin is passionate about connecting investors, governments, and corporations to develop scalable solutions across Metaverse, SDG's, infrastructure, gaming, media, agriculture, and health. He also serves as a Diplomatic Peace Mediator and Mediator Judge for the United Nations, collaborating with governments, and Fortune 500 companies on technology, and regulatory compliance.

MAURICIO CORTES

Executive Administrative Assistant

Mauricio has been an Entrepreneur, web developer and communication specialist for 20 years. Beginning his career in Web Development, SEO, 3D Architectural projects..

Mauricio has been an Entrepreneur, web developer and communication specialist for 20 years. Beginning his career in Web Development, SEO, 3D Architectural projects before making the switch to Sports Events. Being a passionate cyclist and runner he managed the Marketing and logistics for a big cycling event in Colombia before he founded his own sports event: Salento Trail Challenge making it one of the must successful Trail running events in Latin America.

Advisors

REV3AL’s advisory board is comprised of some of the industries premier thought leaders and innovators.

Brandon Kazakoff

  • Sr. Operations and Project Management Specialist with a background in Sales and Customer Success in a variety of industries

Brandon Kazakoff is a seasoned professional in the traditional, blockchain and cryptocurrency industries. Currently serving as the director of Unblock Ventures, he collaborates with projects to close the gap between ideation to beyond market deployment. With nearly a decade of experience in the field, he has worked with over 50 blockchain projects and played a pivotal role in facilitating capital raises exceeding eight figures.
Currently, Kazakoff is focused on advising companies that utilize blockchain technology to address real-world problems and manage real-world assets.

Ryan Kirkley

  • Emerging Tech Studio and Accelerator | Blockchain | AI | Smart City | Web3 | VC

As an innovative marketing and revenue leader, Ryan has  worked across many industries and organizations to drive aggressive revenue growth and scaling through investors.  In the last year, Ryan have deep-dived into the world of blockchain, crypto, nfts, and now work with major brands and organizations to prepare their growth and marketing for the evolution of web 3.

JASON FERNANDES

CBO, NFT Tech

  • Entrepreneur, speaker
  • Blockchain industry figure
  • Fintech Media Outlet founder
  • TokenJay.TV Founder
  • Foudner Adlunam...

Jason Fernandes is an entrepreneur, speaker and blockchain industry figure. Fernandes founded FinTech media outlet TokenJay.TV, internet portal ZeoCities.com and co-invented the world’s first Internet-based DVR, RecordTV. In 2019, Fernandes was conferred with the Karmaveer Chakra, a United Nations global civilian award for his work promoting financial inclusion through blockchain. Fernandes has featured in international outlets like the BBC, LA Times, Associated Press, MTV, Channel NewsAsia, and national outlets like India Today, ZeeTV and the Times of India.

Ian Arden

  • Mempool Ventures: $0-$100M Investor + Builder | GP, LP, FoF, SWF, Connecting Silicon Valley with GCC | Blockchain + AI + Quantum + Robotics

Ian Arden is an investor in Web3, AI, RPA, and QC (30 investments with ~300% CoC IRR), connecting Silicon Valley with GCC, serial entrepreneur (20+ brands), and advisor. Ex-developer ($130M exit). Ian Arden have accelerated over 300 global blockchain ventures providing blockchain development, tokenomics models, advisory services, investor relations and marketing services

Top skills includes: Tokenization • Innovation Management • Venture Capital • Blockchain

MARIO NAWFAL

CEO, NFT Tech

  • Founder The Round Table
  • 2022 Top 30 Blockchain CEO
  • Founder of IBC
  • NFT tech "NFT" Ticker...

Mario is a lifelong entrepreneur, having built multiple successful companies for over 8 years.Mario is the founder of International Blockchain Consulting and a partner at International Blockchain Legal, and a leading figure in crypto. He plays a key role on Bitclout with 3 projects having reached the Top 10 status.
Mario’s team is also behind some of the most successful projects in crypto to date, and is very involved in both NFTs and the Metaverse. Founder of the Athena Group of Companies, a business conglomerate that operates in more than 40 countries, Mario started his first business with $300 in the bank selling blenders door to door.

ALAN SMITHSON

Co-Founder & CMO, Metavrse

  • Godfather of XR
  • Founder The Mall of the Metaverse
  • Luxury Brand XR showcase
  • Thought Leader / Speaker...

Alan Smithson’s purpose in life is to inspire and educate people to think and act in a socially, economically and environmentally responsible way.
Mr. Smithson is a Co-Founder of MetaVRse, a low-code platform that makes it easy to create & share interactive 3D experiences instantly on the web.
He is a proud Father, Business Leader, TEDx Speaker, and Podcast Host. Mr. Smithson co-invented the World’s first touchscreen DJ system, Emulator—featured on Dragons’ Den and winning DJ Mag’s Innovative Product of the Year in 2011.
His 10-year-old daughter invented sandals that leave a heart-shaped tan line on your feet called Love Sandal winning Top 20 Under 20 at only 10 years old.

DR. DAVID UTZKE

MSc, CFE, CFI, CBD, CBA, CS.

Dr. David Utzke is a researcher and educator focused on Distributed Leger Technologies (DLT), Digital Currency Alternative Payment Systems…

Dr. David Utzke is a researcher and educator focused on Distributed Leger Technologies (DLT), Digital Currency Alternative Payment Systems, Cryptocurrency Economics, Token Technology and Economics, Extended Reality (XR) technologies, and Data Analytics. By taking an architectural design analytics approach to his work, Dr Utzke has been able to provide support in ways that are engaging, dynamic rooted in military special operations and federal cybercrimes law enforcement experience.

BRIAN SCHUSTER

  • Utherverse, Founder
  • Godfather of the Metaverse
  • 77+ Metaverse critical patents
  • Developed thousands of virtual worlds - 32B+...

Brian Shuster is one of the pioneers of the internet, and has developed and holds the patents to many core internet technologies and business methods. He is considered one of the trail-blazers in internet content provision, and has been discussed and featured in many industry and general news outlets, including: MSNBC.com, Business 2.0, Yahoo, Wired News, and many others.
Mr. Shuster is currently the CEO of Ideaflood, Inc., an intellectual property development and holding company, and Utherverse Digital, Inc., the world’s premier Virtual World software development company with more than 12 million registered users and worldwide franchise operations.

DR. CARR BETTIS

Board Advisor, E-NFT

  • E-NFT
  • Tory Lanes NFT Drop
  • On board of audioeye (AEYE)
  • On board of iMemories.
  • Manages equity portfolio via Fathom lab..

Dr. Carr Bettis is a serially successful entrepreneur, as the founder and chief architect of numerous market-leading financial science and technology innovations and businesses that have been acquired by Merrill Lynch, Thomson Financial (now Thomson Reuters), Primark/Disclosure (now Thomson Reuters), Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), Advanced Equities/GreenBook Financial (now First Allied Capital Management), and Sabrient Systems. Dr. Bettis jointly owns intellectual property with Thomson Reuters via his IP firm CB Partners, and is Co-founder and Chairman of Verus Analytics, an 18 year quantitative financial technology company.

CRAIG SHAH

Board Advisor, Craig Shelly

  • Renowned celebrity designers of fine Jewelry and Swiss watches
  • Founder of EVOKE Immersive Technologies

Craig has worked with Several A list celebrities athletes and business tycoons.Craig Shelly partners up with many prestigious organizations around the world. Some of his official time partners are Harvard and Yale for Rivalry on Ice, Cricket All Stars, Beverly Hills Police, IIFA, C-Suite, and PGA tournament and many more. Craig is the is the founder of EVOKE Immersive Technologies and NFT marketplace & Metaverse. Craig founded ELEVATE Summit & Mastermind, where he coaches signature program “Blue Print to Nine Figure Business” Elevate is designed to help Entrepreneurs from all walks of life, all while giving back.

JASON HUMBLE

CEO, Humble Capital Group

  • Technology Investor
  • Thought leader & advisor
  • Board of Snowball
  • Raised over $1B Capital

Jason humble, CEO of Humble Capital Group and a preeminent Thought Leader in the Pre-IPO startup funding sector, was recently recognized by GrindSuccess Magazine for his work, by being given the cover and feature story of their September 2021 issue. This recognition resulted from Humble’s remarkable achievements within the sector over the past three years, with Humble Capital Group having assisted multiple companies in raising over $1B in capital.

Anup Gopinath

  • Business development director @ CPX | Cybersecurity

17 years of experience in the UAE market, I am a seasoned business development professional with a passion for cybersecurity, SaaS, and presales. I currently lead the MSS/SOC business unit at Digital14, a leading provider of digital transformation and cybersecurity solutions in the region.

Anup core competencies include strategic account planning, opportunity assessment, strategic alliance and partnership development, RFP and contract negotiations, information security, channel development and management, sales team management, and communication skills.

Influencers & Ambassadors

REV3AL’s Influencers & Ambassadors have been hand-chosen and authorized to represent REV3AL globally

ASHTON ADDISON

CEO Crypto Coin Show

Ashton founded the broadcasting networks Crypto Coin Show and Blockchain Interviews…

Ashton founded the broadcasting networks Crypto Coin Show and Blockchain Interviews, and since 2014 has hosted over 1,100 interviews with the leading blockchain startups, investors, and thought leaders.
Ashton is a public speaker and thought leader of his generation, speaking in 10 countries on topics such as digital finance, digital economics, DeFi, NFT’s, and blockchain protocol scalability. His speaking experience includes keynoting the Singapore TechLaw conference with the President of Microsoft for the Singaporean Government.

IVICA PLANTAK

Entrepreneur & Influencer


As a Geotechnical Engineer, Ivica’s background lends itself to understanding complex mathematic

He founded an online business in 2005. In 2013, Ivica opened his first Bitcoin wallet on blockchain.com. He started investing in coins in 2015 and now has a YouTube channel with over 15,000 subscribers where he shares knowledge about cryptocurrency with Hungarians.

In Hungary, the main language is Hungarian, he is able to communicate and help his audience in Hungarian. That is why he chose his own path to be a successful entrepreneur and to have wealth so that he can help others.

COACH K CRYPTO

Founder of Coach K Capital

  • Founder of Coach K Capital
  • Co-Founder of Mad-Tech LLC
  • Thought Leader/Speaker
  • Influencer/Youtuber

Coach is the Co-founder of Mad-Tech LLC, team at AnrkeyX a DeFi Gaming project, and is an active advisor to the following projects, Ethernity, SHOPX, FinXflo, Paid Network, and PlotX.His experience is years in this industry understanding not only how the industry works, but how the people in the industry think and react, understanding their motivations, how to communicate with people. A lot of projects in this space aren’t great communicators. He knows a lot of people and is very friendly, with a lot of connections to different projects and people. If someone says, “Hey, I need x, y, z,” He can find the right people or projects to plug into what they’re doing.