We are fortunate to have the best minds in the business believe in and be associated with us. Whether it be deep expertise in the Web3 and digital collectibles space, years of being a successful creator, or leading investments in blockchain technology, our advisors are a diverse set of folks who have worked with us in the past and have a strong commitment to our future.
Randi is an entrepreneur, investor, bestselling author, award-winning producer and founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media. Passionate about the intersection of tech and media, Randi was an early part of Facebook where she was involved in many of its product features. As an early adopter, she is now one of the most prominent voices in Web3, especially when it comes to getting more women comfortable with crypto. Randi currently works with more than 20 early and mid-stage companies as an investor and advisor and she sits on the board of directors for The Motley Fool and Life360. She recently launched HUG, a platform for Web3 creators, and groupHUG, an accelerator aimed at fostering the growth of women-led crypto businesses. Zuckerberg currently advises and works with more than a dozen crypto, NFT and metaverse related companies.
Mai is the CEO and co-founder of Curious Addys, a Web3 startup building the best educational platform and community for newcomers to Web3. She is building ember.help, a platform where anyone can ask questions on Web3 and get guaranteed answers from experts. Previously, Mai was a senior software engineer at Gusto and VP of marketing at Logbar, a Japanese startup where she co-created the world’s first handheld offline translation device, ili.
Nuseir is a digital & tech entrepreneur who is most notable for having created 1,000 daily one-minute-long videos on Facebook under the page Nas Daily & currently runs digital studios and academy platform as its Founder and CEO. Nuseir graduated from Harvard receiving scholarship for his studies. While earning his degree, he co-founded a pay-it-forward registration service, and a social media search engine. In 2020, Yassin created Nas Academy, an online school for video creators and Nas Studios, a video-production studio. This Singapore & Dubai based technology start-up build out a platform for creators to monetize their knowledge, giving them the tools to create their own classes and academies that fans can attend online. He has grown to be one of the most influential content creators on social media with over 45 million followers across social media channels. His memoir, Around the World in 60 Seconds: The Nas Daily Journey, was released on 5 November 2019.
Ben is a crypto-investor, entrepreneur and founder of Curious Addys (5k NFT educational project making the Duolingo for crypto). He is one of the most qualified technical voices in the NFT and crypto space, with highly regarded articles from Cryptocurrency 101 to the most comprehensive piece ever written about NFTs while teaching a course at Nas Academy on this subject. He ventured into cryptocurrency by leveraging insights that he received from founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, who was also a Thiel Fellow along with Ben. After dropping out of Harvard, Ben previously cofounded Stream, a blockchain project to better reward content creators.
Jim is a digital media veteran with over 20 years of leadership at the intersection of digital media, experiential events and technology. He currently runs events business VidCon (world’s largest gathering for Creators) as an independent division of ViacomCBS, after he led the sale of VidCon to Viacom as its CEO. He previously built and sold online video network Revision3 to Discovery, was editor-in-chief of PC Magazine and founding content lead for cable network TechTV. He is the author of the newsletter “Inside the Creator Economy”, which now is a popular podcast that unwraps the biggest stories in community-first media and web3. Apart from this, Jim is a Venture Partner at seed investment firm Social Starts. He began his career in consulting and publishing, helping companies navigate the transformation to online media & throughout his career, Jim has earned a reputation as a visionary who excels at leading startups, growth businesses and turnarounds. He is based in San Francisco, CA.
Shiva Rajaraman is currently VP of Product at OpenSea the world’s largest NFT marketplace. Previously he led Commerce at Meta helping direct-to-consumer brands reach new customers via new experiences such as live shopping, product drops, and creator shops. Prior, he led technology at WeWork where he launched a new on-demand space offering and received a masterclass in the importance of governance. Earlier he was VP Product at Spotify, where he helped usher in an era of personalization, new product experimentation, and expansion into new formats including podcasts. He spent much of his early career at Google and YouTube, helping people discover entertainment, education, and inspiration created by anyone for everyone. He’s most passionate about helping underserved artists and developers build a community and make a real living doing it.