Derek Pew serves as Chairman and a Director of the Company. Mr. Pew is Chairman of The Pew Companies, LLC, a diverse holding company with interests in audio/visual distribution, cryptocurrency mining, eSport data mining, web-based media, LAN gaming centers and coal waste related patents. He is the Chief Executive Officer of RA Holdings. Prior to that, Derek was Chief Executive Officer of Network Acquisition Company, the entity that was formed to purchase the municipal wireless network in Philadelphia from EarthLink as well as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Boathouse Communications Partners, LLC and Pew Broadband Advisors, LLC, Chairman of Remi Communications, LLC and the former Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wireless Philadelphia.
Derek began his career as an investment banker with Bankers Trust Company and, thereafter, as an attorney with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. As an investment banker and attorney, Mr. Pew participated in over $70 billion in transactions including the leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco, the merger of Time and Warner Communications and the merger of Bell Atlantic and NYNEX.
Derek has served on multiple charitable boards including, the Philadelphia Orchestra Association, the Maestro’s Committee of the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Advisory Boards of the Metropolitan AIDS Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance of Pennsylvania and the Greene Towne School, the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the Board of Directors of the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation where he chaired the Technology Committee, and is a current member of the Board of Trustees of the Agnes Irwin School where he sits on the Executive Committee and is a former chair of the Development Committee.
Kenyon Hayward serves as a President and Director of the Company. Mr. Hayward is a successful career entrepreneur with a professional focus on vision, and execution, from early stage enterprises through maturation. Previous experiences include:
His experience includes: capital raising experience from top tier investors and venture capital firms including Goldman Sachs, Motorola, Comcast, and Guggenheim. Kenyon has been published in the Wall Street Journal and Business Communication Review and has received Multiple Inc. 500 Company Awards for his companies. He has served on multiple Boards including: RedLasso, Cadient Group, Semperon, Integra IT Services, Voice FX, VSPAN, AVS, CEO BF, LLC a diversified Real Estate investment firm. Previously President Brodhead Preservation Association, Broadacres Land Trust, Habitat for Humanity, and NFTE (The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship). Currently at SAP North America in the Platform as a Service (PAAS) Center of Excellence.
Judson Kroh is a Director of HashWatt. He is also Executive Vice President and CFO of Robindale Energy Services, Inc. and associated companies. Since joining Robindale in 2006, Judson was instrumental in the development of Robindale from being a single source refuse producer to a group of companies with over $1billion in sales to over 25 countries around the world. Over the period of rapid growth, Judson’s responsibilities included deal origination, strategy, as well as investment decisions.
In addition, Judson is active in operations among all 18 entities with a focus on optimization under constantly changing market conditions. The operations include power generation, mining, power development, trading, structured finance, and material handling. In 2017 these operations will produce over 3 million MWs of electricity as well as handle over 18 million tons of material.
Judson is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a BS degree in Policy and Management and a member of numerous energy and environmental groups.
Joshua has 18 years of experience as an executive and consultant in the technology field and oil and gas industry. An early investor and proponent of blockchain technology, Joshua has a strong background in enterprise-grade infrastructure, mission-critical applications, complex system integrations along with mergers & acquisition.
Joshua currently works for Samuel Coraluzzo Co. as Director of Information Technology. Through a series of acquisitions and organic growth the company grew from 250 to 900 employees. He achieved company-wide 100% virtualization in 2012 and has implemented virtual technologies allowing the information system to match growth and to scale accordingly. Working closely with the managing partners, he has introduced and executed innovative ideas to ensure all systems keep pace with expansion and acquisitions.
Joshua’s prior experience as Technology Director for Advanced Information Technology, Inc. includes achieving 650% growth of company size by developing intuitive support structures, delivering hundreds of mission-critical projects for customers ranging from infrastructure and network design to custom application development.
Joshua works pro-bono for the Jefferson Pilots Volunteer Program, associated with the Jefferson Hospital of Neuroscience. He designed a system that allows Jefferson Pilots volunteers to schedule and manage resources within the organization. To reduce costs and increase availability of the application, he combined Amazon’s web infrastructure with open source technology.
Joshua has a strong passion for blockchain technology and a keen eye for identifying projects and teams with potential. Since discovering blockchain he has been an extremely active trader and has participated in numerous ICO’s.
Mr. Magee is the former president and founder of Apostrophe Systems, which was acquired by Systech International in 2012. Rob has over 20 years of experience as a highly technical and entrepreneurial software professional specializing in designing and building world-class business applications from the ground up.
Rob brings a wealth of experience in cyber-security, blockchain technology, systems integration, software development, cloud based technologies, information systems compliance and distributed application deployment to the HashWatt team. Mr. Magee holds a B.A. from the Temple University School of Media and Communication, is a certified Scaled Agile Framework Practitioner and OSCP certified security and penetration testing professional.
Jamie Selway is an Advisor to HashWatt. He is an investor, board member, and advisor to financial infrastructure projects innovating in both traditional and digital assets across a broad array of market functions.
Jamie was previously Head of Electronic Brokerage and US Head of Execution Services at Investment Technology Group (ITG), a global agency broker-dealer and trading technology provider. During his tenure at ITG, he was responsible for the firm’s global electronic products, including the POSIT® crossing network, and the US electronic, single-stock, and portfolio execution businesses. In addition, he was a member of ITG’s Executive Committee and provided the firm’s clients with analysis of market structure and regulatory developments on a global basis. Before joining ITG, Jamie was the Managing Director at White Cap Trading, an institutional agency brokerage that he co-founded in 2003. He previously served as Chief Economist at Archipelago and worked in equity derivatives research at Goldman Sachs.
Jamie currently serves as Chairman of the National Organization of Investment Professionals and is a member of the Investment Traders Association of Philadelphia. In the past, he has served as a Director of the BATS Exchange, as Associate Editor of the Journal of Trading, and as a member of SIFMA’s Equity Markets and Trading Committee, the IEX Quality of Markets Committee, the Nasdaq Quality of Markets Committee, and the NYSE Euronext Market Structure Advisory Committee. A widely respected expert on electronic trading and market structure, Jamie has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is frequently quoted in the media.