Our Team
Founding members & Advisors

Unvest is being built by engineers, designers and product managers from the world’s  leading technology organizations, as well as experienced developers who’ve worked for years at the frontier of DeFi and cryptoeconomics.
Kiran Matthews
FOUNDER & CEO
Kiran has worked in the software industry for 10 years. As Head of Design for a Y Combinator (2019) backed SSH startup, his work received an unpaid, unsolicited endorsement from Steve Wozniak (co-founder of Apple).

Kiran has held Product Management, Design & Strategic positions at several publicly listed fintechs and has contracted to clients including Apple and MasterCard.
Alan Soares
LEAD Full STACK DEVELOPER
Alan is a Functional Programmer with ❤️ for the web and more recently, crypto — Alan has worked as a developer for over 13 years, working on a large variety of software projects such as institutional portals, ERP web integration, e-ticketing for public transportation, e-commerce custom-fit solutions and mobile multi-platform authentication.

Past clients have included Xero, Shell, Chevron and Z Energy.
Arlen McCluskey
PRODUCT & EXPERIENCE
Arlen is a best-in-class User Experience and Service Design expert who has held senior positions Google, Airbnb and Dropbox.

His recent work focused on Google’s global desktop search OSRP (organized search result page), where he led re-architecting of the OSRP interaction model and the creation of high fidelity motion prototypes. He also led redesign work on a new contextual Search Suggest surface. These are the most heavily trafficked surfaces on the web.
Klaus Hott Vidal
LEAD Smart Contract Developer
Klaus is a highly experienced Solidity Developer and blockchain security expert who has authored and audited contracts dealing with billions in volume/TVL.

Klaus Develops Prettier Solidity - a key tool used by Uniswap, Bancor, Open Zeppelin, Gnosis Protocol, Synthetix, Gelato, The Sandbox, UMA and others.
James Rohloff
OPERATIONS
James brings considerable experience in software operations and scaling. Having been instrumental in scaling Laybuy (ASX) from a kitchen table operation to a publicly listed multinational, James is lending his expertise on KYC, compliance and operational matters.

James has also led localized digital media efforts for international liquor brands such as Diageo Group and Anheuser-Busch (Budweiser), following stints at Ogilvy and FCB.
Alysson Bortoli
Full STACK DEVELOPER
Alysson is a Full Stack Developer and a core contributor to Unvest with over 14 years experience. Alysson’s past clients include Microsoft, Vodafone and The Coca-Cola Company.

Alysson is building out customer-facing infrastructure, making sure our platform is snappy, functional and user-friendly.
Chad Pickard
CEO, carbon.xyz
ADVISOR
Sundeep Krishna
TrustSwap Core Team
ADVISOR
Zokyo
zokyo.io
AUDITS & SECURITY

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