SONM (Supercomputer Organized by Network Mining) today announced that Lisk CEO Max Kordek and former Coinsetter and Cavirtex CEO Jaron Lukasiewicz, have joined its board of advisors.
Kordek will advise the SONM team on the Initial Coin Offering (ICO), marketing, public relations, and business decisions.
SONM CEO Sergey Ponomarev said: “As President of the Lisk Foundation, proponents of the decentralized blockchain application platform with a market cap of $233 million, Max’s expertise in the space in unparalleled. Pioneering modern best practices for ICOs, Max and the Lisk team raised 14,000 BTC at the advent of the token sale revolution.
Max brings extraordinary knowledge that will help us advance SONM’s decentralized supercomputing network and help crystalize SONM’s vision of becoming a secure and cost-effective way to run general purpose computing workloads. With his experience leading prolific projects that embrace the same values of decentralization as SONM, Max is the perfect fit as a member of our advisory team.”
Kordek said: “I believe SONM is an incredibly exciting project for the crypto community and I’m delighted to contribute. SONM’s strong core belief in decentralization and the pooling of shared resources aligns with Lisk’s mission to create a decentralized future and will positively shape future blockchain endeavors.”
Jaron Lukasiewicz founded and served as CEO of Coinsetter, a New York City-based bitcoin exchange, which was acquired by Kraken in 2016. He also served as CEO of Cavirtex (Canadian Virtual Exchange), the oldest and largest Canadian bitcoin exchange, which was also acquired by Kraken in 2016.
Lukasiewicz will provide SONM counsel on critical issues such as investor relations, business development, marketing, and regulatory compliance.
He said: “I am excited about the future of the SONM project, which I believe can revolutionize the fog computing market. Backed by a superb core team of developers, advisors, and researchers, I see SONM stretching the boundaries of what blockchain technology can accomplish in the cloud computing market. My time spent as an active advisor to SONM will support the project’s growth and accomplishment of its global business development goals, particularly in the US market.”
Ponomarev said: “SONM is incredibly proud to welcome Jaron Lukasiewicz, a highly-respected blockchain industry figure, to our Board of Advisors. We look forward to the opportunity to leverage Jaron’s deep industry knowledge to advance the global platform that SONM is building.”
SONM will launch its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on June 15, 2017 and issue tokens of the same name on the Ethereum blockchain.