The development team are all students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign working in Computer Engineering and Science majors. KulaDAO development has been a project of Disruption Lab's Rockshare team within the University.
Samuel is deeply involved in bringing emerging technologies into the business world. He has experience applying AI and data science in hedge funds trading both derivatives and cryptocurrencies. He is interested in using blockchain, among other emerging technologies, for the greater good. Samuel has a background in physics and economics. Samuel holds a B.S. in Physics and a B.A. in Business Economics from UCLA, as well as a M.Eng. in Applied Physics from Cornell University.
Specialising in executive coaching and organisational development, Doug has worked in dozens of countries on five continents. He has a master’s degree in Organisational Leadership, and currently serves leaders and organisations in the non-profit, government, business, family, technology, and arts sectors.
Chris has worked in the developing world for over 20 years consulting with most of the multilateral aid agencies in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Chris is committed to the integration of emerging technologies as solutions to solve some of the world's most pressing issues. Chris obtained his B.A in Anthropology from SOAS, London and M.A in Public Health from the University of London. He also has his Ph.D. in Organisational Development.
Micah has been immersed in blockchain research for the past several years. In 2019 after helping friends and family invest in cryptographic assets he formally founded the Veteran Broker, one of the first cryptographic brokerages in North America. The business now manages over $200 million USD of custodian assets for over 100 clients all over the globe. Before his work in cryptographic investments Micah completed a career in the US military.
Akul's interest in crypto and blockchain technology and how it can be further used to solve challenging problems and provide utility in a variety of industries and applications.
Dherya is interested in blockchain technology and where decentralisation has given advent to various innovative solutions to existing problems.
Shalin's interests include the advent of blockchain technology as a decentralising control mechanism by utilising smart contracts for decision making.
Blockchain’s practical, real-world applications such as its ability to securely transfer medical information in hospitals has captivated Mehar's interest.
Arul's primary interest is in how blockchain can be utilised to further decentralise accounting and be pivotal in the future to disrupting worldwide monetary systems and methods of living.
John's passion is in the application of blockchain as a technology beyond a currency substitute, such as security, original content creation, sharing of medical data.