Christian’s vision is for a fair and equitable digital economy that maximises participation, autonomy and opportunity for all members of the global community. Christian believes that digital currencies and DLT technology are the catalysts for such a transformation.
His acting role as the CEO of Future Currency Group (FCG) allows him to spearhead this vision through the launch of the BAXE platform, a super app featuring a decentralised blockchain ecosystem. BAXE provides users with unique payments, banking, communications and storage features all with built-in privacy and security. Christian comes from an extensive background in law, business, economics and entrepreneurship. Leveraging his experience, Christian also speaks at industry events on the topics of blockchain applications, developments, implementations and opportunities across Australia, Asia and the Middle East. Christian has played a major role in shaping industry led research initiatives through the blockchain CRC initiative. As a pioneer for the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for the Australian Blockchain Superhighway and the AIDT, Christian shares his expertise through collaboration with leading institutions, academics and industry partners in the blockchain space. Christian is also leading the development, promotion and regulation of digital currencies utilising blockchain banking technology through the establishment of the supranational organisation known as the International Council of Virtual Economies (ICVE). ICVE aims to address the role of governments and holders within digital currency transactions by assisting in the development of a regulatory framework.
With over 15 years experience leading technology driven innovation across Asia Pacific, Dylan is currently leading Future Currency Group’s BAXE blockchain platform development as the Chief Technology Officer.
Dylan’s experience as a senior technology executive and entrepreneur stretches across fintech, blockchain and enterprise solutions. He has held executive positions as the Chief Product Officer for Red Pulse, the first platform deployed on the Chinese NEO blockchain as well as the Chief Technology Officer for Juwai.com, China’s largest real estate portal. In addition to Dylan’s executive roles, he also oversaw a portfolio of applications as an IBM consultant in Shenzhen, China. Augmenting his professional experience, Dylan is a current MBA candidate with the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School.
James Maher, CFA
James Maher is a highly experienced finance professional. After years in Financial Planning and Analysis with leading American banks and brokers, he became a publishing sell side equity analyst, then a hedge fund analyst and was named one of the Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” in 2009 in Specialty Retail and Services. He has held five licenses from FINRA. He is also experienced with FinTech startups including OffRoad Capital, an online private equity platform, LOYAL3 Securities, an IPO crowdfunding technology platform and Red Pulse, a tokenized Research Ecosystem. James has an MBA from Berkeley Haas and is a CFA Charterholder.
Karry brings a sound understanding of commercial and corporate law to the BAXE team while also offering an innovative approach to problem-solving across all aspects of legal.
Having graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelors of Law and Commerce (Accounting), Karry completed her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at Queensland University of Technology. Karry became a member of the Queensland Law Society, being admitted as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2016. She is instrumental in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various commercial contracts and agreements across the business and provides further assistance with legal, compliance, and risk management advice. Karry also keeps the company up to date with changes in legislation and regulation across the fintech and blockchain industries.