LiveTree is an established crowdfunding company based in London, UK. Over the last two years, has captured 5% of the UK crowdfunding market (in the film and content category) and forged partnerships with several leading names in entertainment.
Ashley is responsible for the overall vision, culture and delivery of LiveTree. He guides the strategic objectives, architecture and expansion of LiveTree into the market. He has worked for Credit Suisse, RBS and UBS in the areas of artificial intelligence for regulatory compliance through trade surveillance. Having acquired an acute understanding of the weaknesses in the current global economy first hand, Ashley launched LiveTree as an alternative sustainable model for economic development. Ashley studied computer science in Seattle before starting his career at Microsoft. He then went on to work with the founder and inventor of Winamp. Upon his return to Europe, Ashley became the CTO of an online charitable lottery gaming company. Having started programming from an early age, he has a strong technical background and passion for blockchain innovation.
Cheryl is responsible for industry collaboration. She started her career in film, TV and content media in the early 1990s. She then moved on to Emap, where she worked on UK TV-industry bible Broadcast and its sister international title TV World, managing clients in both the domestic and international marketplace. Over the years, Cheryl has developed a deep understanding of the industry and has established several key partnerships throughout entertainment.
Lennard is responsible for planning and executing marketing strategies across product development, customer service and the wider community. Prior to joining LiveTree, Lennard was Corporate PR consultant for Publicis’ communication agency MSL Group and has been instrumental to the development and implementation of brand and marketing strategies for a range of corporates and startups. He studied Political Science at the University of Amsterdam and Marketing and Communications at SRM.
Stuart is responsible for LiveTree’s financial strategy, financial forecasting, and token economics. With a strong background in finance, he began his career as a commodities analyst. More recently, he worked at the Intercontinental Exchange before moving into financial management. He has a BCom in Economics and Mathematics, and a postgraduate degree in Economics
Jamie is responsible for the overall technology strategy and roadmap of LiveTree ADEPT. He has worked with LiveTree for a number of years. He has a PhD in computer science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. He has been interested in blockchain technology for some years, and as an engineer back in 2001, worked on developing hardware for elliptic curve cryptography. He maintains a research position at University College London (UCL) in the area of applied artificial intelligence for social interaction.