About Walter

Walter helps cryptoasset investors and traders make better decisions.

Access to information is a powerful differentiator in the networked era. Walter uses token economics to incentivize the creation and sharing of cryptoasset information with those who can benefit from it.

Institutional investors, hedge funds, analysts, and individual investors have the opportunity leverage insights from Walter, and earn reward for their participation.

Team
Tom Kineshanko
Chief Executive Officer
Tom Kineshanko has been investing in crypto assets since 2012. He is co-founder of walter.ai, FirstBlock.capital (Canada’s first licensed cryptocurrency asset management company) and Protos Cryptocurrency Asset Management (a licensed Swiss cryptocurrency asset management company). Previously, Tom co-founded Habitat Enterprises (one of the first developers of GHG emission reduction projects under the UN carbon market), Gridbid (the world’s first roof auction for solar which auctioned >$40 million in roof space), was a co-founding equity partner in the first publicly traded Angel investment fund in Canada (GreenAngel Energy), and was a co-founder of Walkmore (Alternative credit scoring; acquired by GTE Financial). Tom is an alum of Singularity University at NASA AMES, The National University of Singapore, and Simon Fraser University, where he was a two-time Academic and Athletic All-American in Track & Field.
Philipp Kallerhoff
Chief Data Scientist
Philipp is a serial entrepreneur and data scientist that worked in the fintech and hedge fund industry with a focus on signal processing and machine learning. He holds University degrees in Engineering, Psychology and Physics and a PhD in Computational Neuroscience from the Technical University Berlin. His latest fintech and big data startup, Jumiya Inc. in Palo Alto, California, was acquired by a large US bank in 2014.
Marc Baumgartner
Chief Product Officer
Marc Baumgartner is a veteran designer and entrepreneur. Over the past 25 years Marc has been involved as a designer and strategist on projects ranging from the planning and design of Olympic games facilities and large architectural projects to user experience, product development, mobile and web design. Marc was Design Director and VP of Product at NowPublic.com through its inception, substantial venture financing, and acquisition by Examiner.com in 2009. During its time NowPublic was named a Time Magazine top 5 Website of the Year and received two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Interactive Design. After exiting NowPublic Marc co-founded Codename Design, a Vancouver-based design studio specializing in strategy and design for startups and skunkworks projects. Clients include IoT startups Moj.io, Neur.io and The Smithsonian Learning Lab.
Jess Sloss
Head of Marketing and Community
Jess brings experience as a strategic marketing and communications consultant, and entrepreneur, in the music, education and technology sectors. Most recently, Jess led brand and new product strategy and a Vancouver based national financial services company. Previously, Jess was the Director of Digital Media at Artist Booking and Management company The Feldman Agency where he led the online launch of its US subsidiary Parallel 49 Agency, and has consulted on digital initiatives for Feldman clients such as as Sarah Mclaughlin, Diana Krall, Hedley, Mother Mother and more. Along with his consulting work, Jess taught Social Media and Marketing Strategy at Capilano University and Simon Fraser University Continuing education programs. Jess is a proud mentor for Futurepreneur,  a Canadian national non-profit organization dedicated to growing our economy one entrepreneur at a time.
Notable Advisors
Ryan Holmes
Founder/CEO Hootsuite
Andrew Reid
Founder and former Chief Product Officer Vision Critical
Blockhaus
Token Generation Event Advisor
MME
Legal Counsel

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