Scott PickenFounder & CEO
Scott Picken is the co-founder and CEO of Wealth Migrate, a global investment marketplace that helps investors in developing nations invest in developed market, currency stable assets. The company was founded in 2010 by renowned global Fintech and real estate investors, Scott Picken and Hennie Bezuidenhoudt, who together have executed $1.4 billion’s worth of real estate transactions.
Having invested in private real estate offerings throughout the globe, Scott saw the opportunity for scale and access, bringing technology to enable cross border investments. Together with their team of 60+ technology and real estate experts from across the globe, Wealth Migrate partners with best-in-class developers and real estate investment companies, giving investors access to premier real estate opportunities with experienced, on-the-ground partners.
As a leading global FinTech company, some of Wealth Migrate’s accomplishments include the following:
- Ranked 42nd on KPMG’s 2016 Global FinTech list
- Ranked in top three for FinTech Africa awards
- $100m in assets under management in the USA alone
- $12m+ in seed capital invested
- 300% revenue growth year-on-year for last three years
- 17 000+ members from 111 countries and growing by 1.93% per day or 63,9% per month
Hennie BezuidenhoudtCo-Founder and Chairman of the Board
Hennie Bezuidenhoudt is the co-founder and Chairman of Wealth Migrate, with over 27 years of experience in commercial real estate.
He oversees strategic planning, due diligence, safety, and management of product provider relations.
Hennie has served as managing director, director, non-executive director, and chairman for several companies in South Africa and abroad since 1988.
Joy SchofflerBoard Advisor
Joy Schoffler is a global leader in Fintech. She successfully sold her company, Leverage PR, and is now focusing on projects with great impact.
She is a nationally recognized author and speaker in the field of innovative financial services, marketing, and communications.
She works in all areas of fintech, with deep experience in banking, payments, cyber security, online lending and investing, blockchain, and many other emerging areas.
Paul NiedererBoard Member & Head of Global Marketplace Roll-Out & CEO in Australia
Paul is one of the world’s leading authorities on investor aggregation, collaborative investment, crowdfunding, and crowdsourcing.
As an expert in capital raising and peer to peer funding, Paul is passionate about providing matchmaking opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors in the emerging distributed financial economy, including crowdfunding platforms and blockchain-empowered solutions.
In 2016, the Shanghai Government in China gave him an award for his knowledge in Blockchain and its applications.
Gavin is Wealth Migrate’s Chief Technology Officer, an experienced fintech software development team leader having built and managed software development teams of more than fifty developers with several South African and American fintech and software development companies including IPREO, Global Back Office and Aztec.
Gavin received his B.Com (Hons) IS from UCT and has more than twenty years of business experience.
Linden BoothTeam and Culture, PMO
Linden Booth is a proven Executive Coach and Organizational Culture expert who joined Wealth Migrate after 15 years in private consulting as founder of BlueFire Africa, a leadership and organizational development consultancy.
Linden combines a very people-centered approach with a systems orientated philosophy around high performance, team engagement and leadership development.
Lee RushWealth Migrate UAE CEO
Lee is the CEO of Wealth Migrate UAE. She is an enthusiastic and driven person with over 20 years experience in the corporate world. Being a dedicated wife, mother and Wealth Partner of Wealth Migrate, she knows how to juggle what life throws at her. Lee is passionate about helping people to invest in global real estate opportunities.
Ken WilliamsWealth Migrate UK CEO
Ken is the CEO of Wealth Migrate UK. He has been in the financial industry for over 20 years, the last 17 of which were in London with leading institutions like Deutsche Bank. He currently holds a select number of directorships and advi-sory positions. He brings excel-lent experience of launching and growing businesses to the Wealth Migrate expansion in the UK.
Lex Sisney is an author and the creator of Organizational Physics and an expert at creating breakthroughs in individuals and organizations.
He’s grown from co-founder and CEO of the world’s largest affiliate marketing company to follow his passion as CEO Coach to the world’s next generation of expansion-stage companies.
Willem Van Der PostExponential Technology and Crypto Advisor
Former partner at Deloitte Consulting Willem was instrumental in running the Centre of the Edge, focusing on Exponential Technology.
Willem decided to leave the consulting industry in April 2017 to get his hands dirty with startups. He is a Singularity Alumni and a global authority on Exponential Technology, Blockchain and crypto-currencies.
He is advising Wealth Migrate on how to leverage the exponential technologies they already have and implement their crypto strategy.
Kwasi AsareCEO/Founder of Fighter Interactive/Capitalism2050
Kwasi began his career as an Investment Banker at Citigroup's' Solomon Smith Barney Investment Bank after graduating from The University of Pennsylvania with a degree in International Politics. While at Citigroup earned Series 7, Series 55, Series 63 and Series 3 licenses with a concentration on International Equity Sales and High Grade US Bond Sales.
Kwasi eventually became the New Media Director for Sean "Diddy" Combs' burgeoning empire, simultaneously overseeing the development & marketing for Diddy's brands, including: Ciroc, Sean John Fragrance, Sean John Clothing and Bad Boy Entertainment.
Throughout his storied career he has executed global marketing and business development campaigns for artists, brands, and technology platforms including: Ice Cube, Prince, Pharrell Williams, Wu Tang Clan, LL Cool J, Outkast, Gnarls Barkley, Google, John Legend, Snoop Dogg, Mary J Blige, The Roots, The Fugees, Cypress Hill, Diageo, Sony Music and Estee Lauder, Apple, Startup America, Joe Montana and Superstar Games, Facebook, BitTorrent, Monster Products, The Consumer Technology Association, Microsoft, Universal Music, Warner Music Group and more.
Advisory Board Memberships/Appointments:
Nexus Global Youth Summit,
Consumer Technology Association,
Leaders in Technology,
Kingsley Kobayashico-founder Fintech Global Consultants (FGC)
Kingsley is an entrepreneur with over 25 years of managing businesses with over $250m in turnover in Asia and Africa. He has delved deep and engaged in a vast array of fields, ranging from real-estate to energy, to hospitality. Kingsley was born in Nigeria and moved his business to Japan in 1996.
He hold the belief that the measure of a person's life is the effect they have on others. As such, he has dedicated much of his life to giving back and helping different international charities across Africa and Japan.
Kingsley co-founder Fintech Global Consultants (FGC) in 2016 and they help clients create, grow, and preserve wealth.
FGC direct clients through every step of their fintech journey, through their expertise in cryptocurrency investment, funding assistance, marketing and compliance, mining opportunities, and ICO launches.
Global Fintech Consultants is one of the world's leading fintech consulting firms with over $1.1 billion under advisory from more than 6,400 clients in 82 countries. Moreover, they have experience raising over $200 million dollars in investment.
TransformPR is the leading Token Sale PR service provider led by Michael Terpin.
Michael Terpin has been involved in the PR for Wealth Migrate's Token Sale, is an advisor to Wealth Migrate and has been an advisor to more than 40 Token Sales—many of the most successful ones.
Michael is one of the most experienced Token Sale experts in the world.
Richard TitusARK Partners
Richard is a globally experienced senior executive (CxO) with 20+ years in digital transformation.
He has co-founded 11 firms including Prompt.ly and digital agency giants Razorfish (LA) & Schematic. He has also led business divisions for Samsung Electronics, DMGT (Associated Northcliffe Digital owner of the Daily Mail) and the BBC to award-winning levels of performance recognized by CES, GSMA, Techcrunch and the Wall Street Journal.
David OrbanManaging Partner, Network Society Ventures
David’s past entrepreneurial accomplishments span several companies founded and grown over more than twenty years. He is founding partner of Network Society Ventures and an advisor to Dotsub, which he led as CEO through a period of rapid growth from 2011 to 2015. He is a faculty member and advisor at Singularity University, an author and also the founder of the London-based think tank, Network Society Research.
David has been involved in many large token sales including Ethereum, Bancor and Blockchain Capital infact he was the first person to own Ether..
Brad is an entrepreneur, investor, mentor, and advisor who has started and bootstrapped several companies from inception to maturity over the past 20 years. Brad is currently the co-founder and Managing Partner of Krowd Mentor, a strategic crowdfunding advisory firm focusing on ICOs, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and token powered organizations.
As the co-founder for Blockchain Investors Consortium (BIC) with over $2 Billion dollars allocated to blockchain and cryptocurrency projects and has access to extensive dealflow and experience analyzing disruptive technologies. Brad has participated in dozens successful crowd sales, which have raised over $500 million from 10,000s of investors in 12 months.
Brad also served as managing director of Yasar Corporation where he mentored, advised and invested in more than 50 companies. Passionate about where the worlds of technology and marketing collide, Brad is frequently invited to speak at events related to entrepreneurship, angel investing and business strategy. Most recently, he presented at GCC, Digital Hollywood, and ITU Gate Accelerator Program. A big believer in coaching younger generations of entrepreneurs, Brad serves as a mentor for the Pepperdine Alumni Association.
Brad holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business Management (1999) from Pepperdine University (Malibu, California) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Sciences Math (1996) from Académie de Grenoble (France).
His charitable efforts focus on Goodwill Industries, the LA County Museum of Art, the LA Philharmonic and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, to name a few.
Born in Turkey in 1976, Brad lived and traveled throughout Europe; England, France, and Greece to name a few and migrated to the United States in 1996. Brad is fluent in English, French, Turkish and has basic knowledge of German, and Spanish. Brad currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Nadine, and son, Max.
“I’m all about empowering people. Team members. Our clients. You name it. It’s my job to clear a path for success.”
Julian ZegelmanCo-Founder and Partner of Velton & Zegelman
Julian Zegelman is the co-founder of Velton & Zegelman, a boutique Silicon Valley law firm formed by attorneys working for top regional and national law firms.
In addition to an extensive securities law experience, Velton & Zegelman has an extensive cryptocurrency practice representing cryptocur-rency miners, exchanges, block-chain software developers, cryp-tocurrency investment funds and numerous companies doing token sales.
Julian has more than 15 years of securities law experience and has served as token issuer’s legal counsel in multiple token sales structure both onshore and offshore.