Stratis Team

Chris Trew

CEO, Founder

Chris Trew is the CEO and Founder of Stratis Platform.

Chris is a consultant, architect and technologist with over 10 years’ experience in Enterprise IT.

His background includes extensive experience in the financial sector, working for some of the top financial institutions as well as in the Legal, Aviation and Local government sectors.

He is also a backend developer specializing in C# and ASP.NET technologies.

Krushang Patel

Head of Communications

Krushang is the HoC (Head of Communications) at Stratis Platform.

Over the course of 15 years Krushang gained extensive experience in retail and international import/export, working with contacts in over 10 different countries and involved in sectors as diverse as publishing, technology, manufacturing, retail and pharmaceuticals.

Mahesh Chand

Adviser and Team Member

Mahesh is the founder of C# Corner, Microsoft Regional Director, serial entrepreneur, chief strategy advisor, and the CEO of Mindcracker Inc. He has published a number .NET programming books and has been awarded the prestigious Microsoft MVP Award for 13 consecutive years for his contributions to the .NET developer community. Mahesh will assist Stratis in building strong relationships with enterprises and developer adoption of the Stratis Platform.

Paul Farrington

Technology Analyst

Paul is responsible for blockchain application development and technical pre-sales for Stratis Enterprise. He is also responsible for articulating Stratis’s vision for blockchain adoption and proofs of concept to industry stakeholders, customers and consulting partners.

Before joining Stratis he worked at Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse as a Vice President.

He holds a BA (Econ) and Master of Philosophy in Finance and Economics.

Jordan Andrews

Blockchain Developer

Jordan is leading the architecture and development of the Smart Contracts platform at Stratis. Jordan had several years working as an enterprise .NET developer for governments in Australia, before becoming involved with Ethereum and solidity development in early 2017, and graduating near the top of the first Consensys Developer Academy in Dubai. Jordan initially sought to improve Ethereum smart contract development by creating EthSharp, a C# to EVM compiler. Since then he has been working with Stratis to build a Smart Contract platform that works for .NET developers. 

Rowan de Haas

Blockchain Developer

Rowan de Haas is a .NET developer working on the Stratis Platform. Prior to his involvement with blockchain, Rowan had extensive experience using .NET to build web and mobile applications for small business and enterprise. In 2017 he graduated near the top of the inaugural ConsenSys Academy developer program, where he dove deep into writing and running smart contracts on Ethereum. Outside of blockchain, Rowan has a keen interest in software architecture and design patterns. He is the founder and organiser of the Newcastle Blockchain meetup.

Maciej Zaleski

Blockchain Developer

Maciej is developer of the Stratis Breeze Wallet with Privacy protocol (Tumblebit). 

As a technical tester he worked for many companies (Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Lloyds Bank, BJSS, BP, etc.) across many vertical markets where frequent and complex code deliveries are a norm.

He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Computer Science.

Gustav Stieger

Blockchain Developer

Gustav is a software engineer with more than 25 years commercial software development experience. His skills include .NET/C#, ETL (extract-transform-load), SQL (including database design), HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Windows Forms, and REST APIs. He worked for companies like Computer Sciences Corporation, Ince Pty., Ltd., UCS Software, Brian Hattingh Group, Denel.

He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Computer Science and Mathematics.

Pieterjan Vanhoof

Blockchain Developer

Pieterjan is a developer at Stratis and is responsible for the front-end part of the wallets

(Stratis Core and Breeze), as well as testing the release packages of those wallets.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Electronics and Information Technology


Benoît Philibert

Lead UX / UI Designer

Benoît is a veteran user interface and user experience designer with more than a decade of professional experience working for globally recognized brands in the field of cell phone providers, hotel chains and software startups.

Other Members


Dan Gould (@dangould), Yakup Ipek (@ffreshblood), Fassa (@fassadir), Kevin Loubser (@zeptin), Ivan Tarasov (@NoEscape0), Igor Goldobin (@fenix2222), @sin2x, @mikedennis, @MithrilMan, @someguy, Fshutdown, CryptoJ and over 10 other Stratis team members...

Hall of Fame

Dan Gershony

Blockchain Developer

(Ex-Team Member)


Dan is the main dev contributor on the Stratis codebase and was CTO (Chief Technology Officer) at Stratis Platform. He has over 10 years of development experience on the MS stack mainly in C# .NET with Microsoft Certificates in WCF, Winforms and BizTalk. Dan has been contracting as a software integration engineer for companies like Microsoft, Fujitsu and SolidSoft and was a development engineer at Blinkbox for 4 years working on the core platform and api.

Jeremy Bokobza

Blockchain Developer

(Ex-Team Member)

Jeremy is a blockchain developer and was HoE (Head of Engineering) at Stratis Platform.

Jeremy is a top caliber software developer, with a thorough and extensive knowledge of .NET technologies and architecture as well as C# development. He has been involved in EAI (Enterprise Application Integration) with Microsoft BizTalk Server for more than 10 years, working with Microsoft Consulting Services in the Czech Republic and the U.K.