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Seeking innovative solutions for:

  • Blockchain Innovation ExpertXinova requires a subject matter expert to evaluate a next generation blockchain platform that utilizes a unique chain joining capability between multiple blockchains.
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Matt Ferguson, PhD

Vice President of Network & Technology

Business Bio  LinkedIn Profile

I’ve loved science and learning for as long as I can remember.  I like to turn over rocks to see what’s underneath.  I like it when one question leads to 10 more.  The process of peeling away layers to get to some new understanding has always been deeply satisfying.  I studied physics as an undergrad because it seemed to be all about identifying patterns and giving form to chaos.

At some point I realized there are countless questions, countless problems to solve, but finite time.  I realized the importance of problem selection and paying attention when opportunities present themselves.  In graduate school at the University of Washington I found inspiration and support in a community of entrepreneurial engineering students and slowly developed the confidence (foolishness?) to co-found a medical tech startup.  Building something new with my team was incredibly rewarding and a flood of learning.  Looking back, I did not expect one of the most important lessons I would learn would be: a clear story is as important as good technology. 
I am inspired by Xinova’s vision of connecting problem solvers with valuable, unsolved problems and energized by the personal connections we make with our innovators and our customers.  I love working with a team of passionate, smart people to build a new engine for innovation.    
After growing up in the desert, I also love the Pacific Northwest where we have mountains and water and everything is green. I enjoy spending time with my family, music, reading, cooking (and eating), travelling, and skiing.

Our Team

Stacey Ravetta

General Counsel

Rafidah Binte Md Aidi

Project Coordinator

Ryan Canfield

Software Engineer

Jussi Westergren

Senior Advisor

Olivia Armstrong

Project Manager

Kelly Romano

Managing Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Rahul Das

Vice President

Mark Klopp

Business Development Consultant

Jorma Ollila

Executive Chairman

Scott Needham

Country Head of Australia and New Zealand

Glenn Edens

Partner, Innovation Banking and Development

Yi Lan Chen

Research Coordinator

Yan Sheng

Senior Vice President, Head of China

Jon Gleasman

Senior Product Designer

Kaori Iguchi

Office Manager

Bo Garcia

Account Executive

Emma DeMaris

Marketing Intern

Molly Kent

Software Engineer

Brett Hertzberg

Legal Consultant

BK Lee

President Korea

Imran Sajjad

Staff Accountant

Mai Huong Tran


Amy Greime

Vice President | Finance & Accounting

Wolfgang Meyers

Software Engineer

Madan Prabhu

Director | Innovation Services Group

Yang-Won Jung

Senior Director | Innovation Services Group

Todd Kenck

Chief Financial Officer

Jessica Roberto

Technical Program Manager

Adam Holiber

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Daniel Edenhofer

Software Engineer

Michelle Axelrod

Office Manager

Masanobu Katoh

President | Xinova Japan

Alyssa Moore, MBA

Senior Marketing Manager

Nicole Underwood

HR Director

Ken Poppe

Managing Director, Revenue & Program Management

Jose Chacon

Finance Manager

John Kim

IT Manager

Nadia Savin

Business Intelligence Analyst

Laura Vowles

Executive Assistant

Yongsung Kim

Chairman Korea & Asia

Kevin Williams

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Connor Timmerman

Senior Analyst | Network Platform

Christopher Ruehs

Software Engineer

Shiloh Stuart

Software Engineer

Brad Roberts Ph.D.

Global Head of Network Platform

Katerina Baranyuk


Leesa Murphy

Payroll & Benefits Analyst

Jake Cannon

Senior Technical Support Engineer

Raine Hermans

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Travis Murdock

Vice President of Marketing

Emmanuel Gomez

Principal Engineer

Clariz Adelle Mariano

Software Engineer

Soleil Brisbane

Employer Branding Specialist

Dan Dongil Kim

Executive Vice President of Finance

David Kraft

Global Head of Innovation Services

Wyatt Antoine

Information Technology Intern

Rob Dhat

Account Executive

Andrew McLain

Product Manager

Chal Davidson

Director, Revenue & Program Management

Nick Milanovich

Director | Innovation Services Group

Liron Porat

Innovation Program Director

Matt Ferguson, PhD

Vice President of Network & Technology

Chris Petersen

Software Engineer

Cassandra Schwartz

Product Marketing Manager

Darrel Rhea

Managing Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Eliot Baker

Programs and Content Manager

Jordan Bundy

Manager, Software Engineer

Ernst Stöttinger

Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Maynard Kang

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Joshua Montgomery

Software Engineer

Duncan Mowatt

Senior Product Designer

Grace Fox

HR Generalist

Chip Murray

Partner, Innovation Banking and Development

Rapha Goyran

Software Engineer

Seth Miller

Managing Director, Innovation Services

Andy Tolton

Public Relations and Marketing Manager

Doug Loy, Ph.D.

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Paul Payne

Architect | Network Platform

Stephen King

Entrepreneur in Residence

Shivani G. Ludwig, Ph.D

Innovation Development Manager

Sharat Reddy

General Manager, Marketing & North America Sales

Ken Tallo

Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Naoki Bessho

Innovation Development Manager

Harvey Hung

Project Coordinator

Matthew Ritchie

Senior Product Designer

Maggie Ng

Chief of Staff to CEO

Madeline Song

Managing Director

Dan Cook

Vice President, Growth & Scale Group

Kevin Crommelin

Product Manager

Jake Fagan

Senior Product Designer

Dana Lindquist

Data Scientist

Patrick Ennis

Chief Technology Officer

Mark Buchthal

Software Engineer

Kayo Ikegami

Operations Analyst

Edward Jung

Founder & CEO

Andre Lee

President | Innovation Development & Banking

Graeme Weston

Vice Chairman and Managing Partner, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

Jimin “Eva” Kim

Office Administrator

Hsiu-Wu (Jason) Guo

Innovation Development Manager

Sara Telfer

Senior Product Designer

Jacob Harvey

Accounting Manager

Brian Yen


Ted Leung

Vice President of Engineering

Grace Kang

Accounts Payable Specialist

Cate Yochum

Software Engineer

Ken Pawlak

Managing Director

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We are always seeking new problems to solve, as well as innovators and entrepreneurs to help us solve them. Let’s work together to create the future.

Our Worldwide Locations


311 ½ Occidental Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104
+1 (206) 800-2678


Xinova Japan GK
Yaesu Mitsui Building 6F
2-7-2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku
Tokyo 104-0028 Japan


Xinova Innovation (Beijing) Consultancy Co. Ltd.
Room 2494, Level 24, Tower 3
China Central Place
77 Jianguo Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100025 China


Xinova Asia Pte Ltd.
150 Beach Road
#08-06/08 Gateway West
189720 Singapore
+65 6408 5080


Xinova Korea
10th floor, Golfzone Tower
735, Yeongdong-daero
Seoul 06072, Korea
+82 2 6952 8840


Xinova Australasia Pty Ltd.
Level 6, 8 West Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
+61 2 8093 4850


Xinova India
Suite No 208, 2nd Floor
Survey No 414
PSR Complex
Govinda Reddy (GR) Layout
Bannerghatta Road
Karnataka, 560076, India


Xinova Finland
Erottajankatu 5 A 4
FI-00130 Helsinki

Affiliate offices in Tel Aviv & Vienna