We are the first platform where you can enter and thrive in the crypto world without barriers. We are committed to closing the financial and technological gaps that keep people in developing countries from growing their finances and smashing their goals.
We want to unblock your potential through crypto. And we know how to do it: we hold crypto operating licenses in Switzerland, the US and Latin America and are backed by over 20 years of experience in fintech and building innovative payment networks.
We believe in your financial growth. Do you?
The country where you live should not define what you can achieve in life. We believe disparity starts and grows with the lack of access to knowledge and tools. We want to unblock the advantage of buying and selling, sending and receiving, remitting, cashing out, and paying through cryptocurrency in an intuitive and secure platform, for everyone.
International, experienced, committed. Meet our team of founders and collaborators.
Founder – Chief Executive Officer
Oscar has been CTO of companies in the United States, in charge of the development of financial platforms with budgets in the tens of millions of dollars. He is a software engineer and architect with a professional certification from MIT in innovation technologies, cybersecurity and complex systems architecture. A curious mind, driven, thorough, and passionate about all things tech. But this is something you might already guessed, right?
Founder – Chief Operating Officer
Innovation trailblazer. Former Director of Business Development at VISA International, with more than 15 years of experience in the Financial Industry and considered Payment Expert in Latin America.
For 7 years, Jony led the business areas responsible for the digital transformation for consumers and businesses in BAC Credomatic, the main Financial Institution in Central America. During his 4 years at Visa International, he consolidated his expertise in payments, and supported the implementation of Co-Branded card programs: electronic commerce with sophisticated fraud prevention systems, and new payment solutions such as mPOS, tap to phone, push payments, mass transit terminal and digital payment ecosystems. Jonathan has a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from INCAE Business School and an Affiliate Graduate from MIT Sloan School of Management with an Advanced Certificate for Executives in Management, Innovation and Technology.
Chief Technology Officer
Computer genius. Senior Developer and Architect in more than ten programming languages, 18 years of experience in tech, over 1000 completed projects, and a successful developer of transactional platforms.
Key element in the growth and success of Unblock, Javier is an expert in payment processing with a focus on Visa and MasterCard international networks or third-party processors in multiple countries, carrying out PCI, MTIP, ADVT, or ISO8583 messaging certifications and giving extraordinary value with his skills. Did we already mention that he’s a computer genius? Well, we just wanted to make sure.
Chief Financial Officer
Thinker and doer. Daniel boasts over 20 years of experience in the financial sector, encompassing Investment Banking, Asset Management, and Retail Banking. At the age of 18, he was awarded the prestigious Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft scholarship, though which he pursued his undergraduate studies in Germany. As a management consultant in Germany, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, he gained extensive expertise, in investment analysis, portfolio management, and mergers and acquisitions.
After spending many years in Europe, Daniel assumed high-level executive positions in various financial institutions and investment companies, both in Latin America and the USA. These roles encompassed CEO, CFO, Director of Risk, Investment Committee Advisor, Asset and Liability Committee Chairman, and Board Member. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering with a specialization in applied mathematics and algorithms from the University of Applied Sciences in Konstanz, Germany. Additionally, he earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Daniel is also a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
Head of Blockchain Solutions and Architect
Into crypto since 2014. And not only that: since then, Carlos has been working in the architecture and engineering of business solutions based on blockchain and DLT for companies. He worked for ConsenSys, leader in Ethereum tech.
PhD in Innovation Economics at the Universidàd Autonoma de Madrid, Carlos now works as Senior Principal Engineer / Director in the area of innovation and research at Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the main post-trading market infrastructure in the financial industry of the United States that processes billions of dollars in securities transactions on a daily basis.
Empowering leader. CEO of Paynada, Former Senior Vice President of Sales for North American Bancard, Justin has more than 17 years of experience in the US financial sector focused on both payment industry and management of financial institutions.
Justin held several senior positions at top Fortune 250 companies and he’s a leadership expert, consultative sales, organization restructuring, human relations management, profit and loss management, merchant and affiliate acquisition, exchange, point of sale, and mobile payment solutions. He just loves driving disruptive business growth and if you work by his side, you can tell!
Swiss General Manager
Systems wizard. Over 15 years of experience designing and implementing Computer Systems in Switzerland. An expert in tech, financial, mass consumer goods, and logistics and a unique background,, always with a focus on technical development, project management, and analytics.
For the last two years, he has supported the development and implementation of Unblock in Switzerland, managing relationships with several key players, like government, lawyers, compliance officers and accountants, in order the establish the basis for licensing approvals. He is the first Unblock employee in Switzerland appointed as Tech-Operations Operations Manager, and we can’t be prouder.
Head of Swiss Finance & Operations
Master of good vibes. Business developer with more than 10 years’ experience. After his early years in banking, he decided to create his first company CSI Network Sarl to be active in international mobile top-up.
In partnership with DTONE, a major company based in Singapore, he started to develop his network to the proximity retail and online web-shop. Currently, a member of the committee for the humanitarian association AccEd which supports projects in Africa in education and professional training. Alpha has a degree from the Haute Ecole de Gestion in the field of business economics and he’s specialized in Finance and Risk Management.
Executive Assistant to CEO
Back End & Api’s Enigneer
Mobile App Developer
Known for her creative and energetic approach to projects, her content style is all about adding that unique twist to every endeavor. With a deep appreciation for digital advancements, and a keen interest in exploring the future, she’s always eager to dive into new experiences and stay updated on the latest developments.
She studied communications at San Diego State University, and her fluency in English, Spanish, and Chinese further enhances her ability to communicate effectively across diverse cultural landscapes.
Freedom is what counts. ENJOY YOUR BARRIERS-FREE ACCOUNT
We believe you should be free to do whatever suits you best with your money. That’s why we created one of the most secure and innovative systems in the world, founded in Switzerland and accessible from anywhere.
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