About Us

Our formal training in finance, operations, and engineering, combined with the application of professional investment principles to the cryptocurrency market differentiates us and positions us with a competitive advantage relative to any comparable offerings. For additional detail, please contact us at info@hgradvisors.com for our whitepaper.

Our Team

  • Team Member
    Taotao He Investment Team
    • Director of Advisory at Strategic Coin
    • Equity Finance Trading and Hedge Fund Strategic Advisory at Barclays Investment Bank
    • Associate at Bridgewater Associates
    • Securities Summer Analyst at Goldman Sachs
    • B.S. Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Southern California
  • Team Member
    Jorge Go Investment Team
    • Control investing at Gryphon Investors
    • Distressed and special situations investment banking at Houlihan Lokey
    • B.S. Computer Science and Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Southern California
    • Stanford MBA candidate
  • Team Member
    Sam Lee Investment Team
    • Director of Research at Strategic Coin
    • Long/short equity investing at a $4 billion tiger cub, focused on primary research
    • Distressed debt restructuring and debt/equity portfolio management at Lehman Brothers
    • Leveraged loan originations and syndications at BNP Paribas
    • MBA from Columbia Business School and B.S. in Finance and Accounting from NYU Stern
  • Team Member
    Hong Liang Tan Investment Team
    • Commodities investing at Citadel LLC
    • Securities Summer Analyst at Goldman Sachs
    • B.S. Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley
  • Team Member
    Juanchen Li Engineering Team
    • Full-stack software engineering at Qualia Labs
    • M.S. Computer Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University
    • B.S. Computer Science from the University of Southern California
  • Team Member
    Leo Rong Engineering Team
    • Full-stack software engineering at Splunk, Inc.
    • Software engineering internship at IBM
    • B.S. Computer Science from Stanford University
  • Team Member
    Ting-Wai To Engineering Team
    • Hardware Engineer at Rigetti Quantum Computing
    • Hardware Engineering Intern at Amazon
    • Mechanical Engineering Intern at HP (3D Printing)
    • B.S. Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
  • Team Member
    Sean Go Operations Team
    • Founder and CEO at GoFurther Careers
    • Valuation and Business Modeling at Ernst & Young Transaction Advisory Services
    • MBA and Juris Master of Law candidate at Emory University
    • B.S. Business Administration, B.A. Economics and B.A. Geography from the University of California, Berkeley
  • Team Member
    Jeff Kuan Operations Team
    • Product Management, Growth at Globality, Inc.
    • Strategy Consulting at Parthenon-EY
    • B.A. Economics from the University of Southern California
    • Wharton MBA candidate
  • Team Member
    Darren Sun Operations Team
    • Master of Translational Medicine Candidate at the University of California, Berkeley – University of California, San Francisco
    • Business and Product Development Associate at Fusologics
    • Process Development Engineer at Genentech
    • B.A. Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley
  • Team Member
    Xiaoyan Tan Operations Team
    • Senior Strategy Consultant - Digital Strategy & Interactive Experience, IBM Services
    • Marketing, Discovery Communications
    • Corporate Communications, Edelman
    • B.A. Communication, University of Pennsylvania
  • Team Member
    Larry Guo Legal Advisor
    • Corporate counsel at late-stage private technology company
    • Former corporate associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
    • J.D. from Harvard Law School, B.S. Business Administration and B.A. Legal Studies from the University of California, Berkeley
  • Team Member
    Cong Ding Consultant
    • Principal at Comcast Ventures - blockchain, consumer tech, VR/AR, AI, chatbots and autonomous mobility
    • Corporate Development at Yahoo
    • Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley
    • Sales & Trading at Goldman Sachs
    • B.S. Economics from Duke University

Advisors

  • Team Member
    Earl Valencia Advisor
    • Venture advisor for startups and corporate innovation teams
    • Leads the Technical Advisory Board for the Office of the Converged CTO for Dell EMC
    • Program Manager for Corporate Data at Bridgewater Associates, leading the Partnership Management, Strategy and Project Management functions
    • Co-founded the National Innovation Center of the Philippines and IdeaSpace Foundation
    • Former VP of Corporate Development and Innovation at Smart Communications
    • B.Sc in Electrical Engineering from Boston University, Master's in Systems Engineering from Cornell University, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Team Member
    Benn Konsynski Advisor
    • Currently the George S. Craft Distinguished University Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University
    • Previously, spent six years on the faculty at Harvard Business School
    • Specializes in issues of digital commerce, and has served as a consultant for companies such as UPS, IBM, AT&T, Texas Instruments, the U.S. Army, Ernst & Young, the Bank of Montreal, J.C. Penney, and Aetna Insurance Company
    • Serves on the board of directors at TESSCO Technologies, Miller-Zell, NuBridges, The Management Education Alliance, and other non-profit institutions
  • Team Member
    Israel Keys Advisor
    • CEO at BloomSolutions - Bloom combines blockchains and cryptocurrencies with compliance tools to create a modern remittance network
    • Israel blends a background in technology and international development. He has led the product development for two early-stage startups in Boston - Gively and Fusings - as well as international development programs and emergency responses in Mozambique and the Philippines
    • Master's in Public Administration from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Systems Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Queensland
  • Team Member
    Norman Rothstein Advisor
    • Norman's investment banking expertise and success with seeding, developing and providing exits for innovative start up companies is well known on Wall Street
    • As a seasoned investment entrepreneur, Norman has founded, funded and guided many early stage companies in the technology, energy and consumer industries
    • Some of Norman's successes include Barr Labs sold for 7.4 bil, H-Power 1.8 bil NASDAQ market valuation, National Patent $1 to $300+share price, and EoTech $1.2 mil purchase to $56 mil exit in 30 months
  • Team Member
    Allan Rothstein Advisor
    • CEO at Hedge Capital Partners
    • Member of the Board of Directors of Enumeral Biomedical Corporation
    • Co-Founder of Enterprise Technology Research and Development
    • Member of the Board of Directors of The InfoPro, a technology research company sold to Edison Ventures –a billion dollar VC fund
    • Member of the Board of Directors of EOTech
    • B.A. in Anthropology and Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania, President of Benjamin Franklin Scholars
  • Team Member
    JP Thor Advisor
    • JP is a technology enthusiast, aeronautical engineer, former Air Force pilot, early Bitcoin adopter, and Ethereum ambassador. One of his goals is to help accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrencies globally
    • Founder and CEO at CanYa, a global market place of peer-to-peer services with a cryptocurrency payment layer
    • Advisor for Loki, Coinsortium, Kowala, Emanate, Fly Kooka, Sialia Capital
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