WinFlow Team


Core Team

Matt Ricci

CEO/Co-Founder

Matt Ricci

CEO/Co-Founder

Matt has 5 years of experience as an actuary at Chubb, the largest commercial insurance company in the US. He is a Venture Partner at Chain Intelligence, a blockchain research, consulting, and technical advisory firm. He previously served as Head of Data Science for Quizr, a European sports betting application that sold its IP in 2018. Matt earned a B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from Johns Hopkins University.

Mario Dodev

COO/Co-Founder

Mario Dodev

COO/Co-Founder

Mario has over 12 years of experience in the sports betting industry, particularly in the fields of business and product development. He has provided consulting services to leading brands in the online gambling space, including BetVictor, The Greek and Sports Interaction. Previously, Mario worked at Skrill as Gaming Key Account Manager and was Accounts Supervisor at Silver Sands Gaming. Mario studied Public Relations at Sofia University.

Connor Lin

Chief Strategist

Connor Lin

Chief Strategist

Connor is a Co-Founder of Carbon, a stablecoin project. He also invests in blockchain protocols through Turing Capital. Previously, Connor worked at ConsenSys and was on the founding team of Riley, a startup backed by Y-Combinator. Connor studied Humanities and Psychology at Columbia University.

Kevin Xu

Lead Blockchain Architect

Kevin Xu

Lead Blockchain Architect

Kevin spent the past year designing token incentive schemes and architecting blockchain solutions at ConsenSys Token Foundry, where he was Director of Cryptoeconomics. Prior to that, he worked as a full-stack software engineer building arbitrage trading systems and automated cloud messaging systems. Kevin studied Economics, Computer Science, and Mathematics at Williams College before leaving to learn software development at App Academy.

Scott Kaminsky

Head of Trading
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Scott Kaminsky

Head of Trading

Scott has over 30 years of experience in the sports betting industry, most recently at Bet365, one of the leading global sports betting operators. He has served as a Sportsbook Manager for several high profile operators, including Bowmans and The Greek. Earlier in his career, Scott was the Odds Manager for Las Vegas Sports Consultants, the only odds making firm in Nevada. He has managed teams of traders and linemakers committed to taking on some of the most sophisticated sports betting clientele.

Ivan Velev

Betting Platform Architect

Ivan Velev

Betting Platform Architect

Ivan has over 20 years experience as a software engineer designing highly scalable products for multinational companies including Lightspeed and DPD. He served as CTO of Melon Tech, one of Bulgaria’s leading software development firms.

Marc Cortez

Business Development

Marc Cortez

Business Development

Marc has over 4 years of experience leading business development in key markets for The Trade Desk, an early-stage venture-backed enterprise technology startup that successfully went public in 2016 (noted by Nasdaq as the best performing IPO that year). He generated and managed over $20M of revenue from his clients, which included Cisco, Bose, and Royal Caribbean among others. He has also Co-Founded and helped build a variety of technology and media startups, most notably Channel Factory. Marc is a graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in Economics and Entrepreneurship.

William Huang

Blockchain Architect

William Huang

Blockchain Architect

William specializes in blockchain architecture and incentive design. He previously worked as a software engineer at Node Capital, specializing in building cryptocurrency products including an arbitrage trading platform and predictive software technologies. He also worked at Woofy, an artificial intelligence-driven social media agency, specializing in front end data visualization and analytics. William studied Finance and Computer Science at New York University.

Matt Darmi

Data Scientist

Matt Darmi

Data Scientist

Matt has spent 5 years working as a property casualty actuary at Chubb, the largest publicly-traded commercial insurer in the US, after studying actuarial science at Pennsylvania State University. He has constructed numerous actuarial models during his time at Chubb and achieved his FCAS designation in 2018 after previously achieving an ACAS designation in 2016. In addition to his work in the insurance industry, he has developed numerous optimization models for building Daily Fantasy Sports lineups.

Advisors

Vahe Baloulian

Strategic Advisor

Vahe Baloulian

Strategic Advisor

Vahe is the former CEO of BetConstruct, one of the leading global gaming platform providers and currently serves as a Strategic Advisor. He has over 20 years of experience leading successful gambling technology service providers with clients in the US, Europe and Asia. Vahe has previously held CEO positions at California Poker Network and Red Planet Gaming, and is a former Director of Gaming and Industry Relations at 888.com.

Dan Conway

Technology Advisor

Dan Conway

Technology Advisor

Dan was an early adopter and innovator in the blockchain space having founded and contributed to several early blockchain related projects and technologies. He is Co-Founder of Cubeform, a leading Blockchain consulting agency providing high level distributed ledger and big data solutions to a wide variety of industries. Dan has a long history as a developer and engineer with a passion for all things blockchain. He provides the project with expert level technical knowledge on a dense variety of distributed ledger platforms and ancillary technologies.

Joey Levy

Business Development Advisor

Joey Levy

Business Development Advisor

Joey studied at Columbia University, where he dropped out to be the Founder and CEO of Draftpot, a daily fantasy sports platform that was acquired in 2017. He is Co-Founder & Co-CEO of SimpleBet, a company developing products that make it simpler for casual fans to bet on sports. He is a Managing Partner at Chain Intelligence, and a Founding member and Chairman of Pepper, a decentralized customer acquisition network. Joey is a Thiel Fellow and has served as a guest lecturer at Columbia's Business School and Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business.

Srikar Varadaraj

Technology Advisor

Srikar Varadaraj

Technology Advisor

Srikar is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Chain Intelligence, a blockchain consulting and research group. He also serves as the Head of Technical Research at Columbia Blockchain Labs. Srikar earned B.A. and M.S. degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Columbia University, and has done research in number theory, algebraic topology, and byzantine agreement.

Kevin Choi

Technology Advisor

Kevin Choi

Technology Advisor

Kevin is a Managing Partner at Chain Intelligence. Kevin conducts research in applied cryptography and theoretical models in blockchain, delving into protocols whose parameters include scalability, decentralization, and fault tolerance. He is a smart contract developer, with dApps that are published on State of the DApps alongside EtherDelta.