The team behind the X8 Currency blockchain product.

Gregor is behind some of the main design features of the ARM AI platform. Gregor combines his natural investment perspective with the advanced technology capabilities of today into a winning philosophy match. His accumulated experience comes from working as a portfolio manager in an institutional environment, advising funds, HNWIs and specialists in foreign exchange and other markets.


CEO / Founder

Francesca is the Director and Co-Founder of X8 Currency. She is also Director of FINMA regulated Alpine Asset Management AG. She has 15 years experience in strategic advising to companies in the technology and financial sectors as Director of several Private Equity Funds. Francesca holds a Law Degree from the University of Rome and 2 Masters degrees in European Law and IP Law.

Francesca Greco

Director / Co-Founder

Tomaz, with his long-term experience in business, is responsible for executing the sales strategy and tactics. The focus is to drive the business forward in creating stronger relationships, converting more prospects in gaining potential clients, increasing sales, creating operational efficiency, and lastly creating a positive working environment.

Tomaž Lepoša

CSO / Co-Founder

Simon is a seasoned computer expert with an extensive range of programing skills in various computer languages. As the CTO of ioNectar he knows the area of the platform client and manages technological releases of the product. He is creativity-driven with insight in new products development and is behind different original aspects of the platform.


CTO / Co-Founder

Ervin is a specialist in IT. He brings together his broad technical proficiency from computer science and manages all main IT administration perspectives of ARM AI. Development of specialized software and electronics product solutions is his passion. Through persistent expansion of his ability Ervin has proven over and over again that he is an IT authority.

Ervin Marguč

CIO / Co-Founder

His experience with entrepreneurship, business organization and sales management has given him a valuable insight into business processes and development. His approach to team management and integration makes business operation a smooth and exciting experience.



Rudolf Ströbl is a financial expert and program-developer with over 20 years of experience in various projects involving precious metals, options, equities and digital currencies. He has also developed models and algorithms in the Forex Markets. Currently he is the Managing Director of FX & Project Management GMBH in Switzerland.

Rudolf P. Ströbl

Market Operations Officer

With an academic background in the collapse of complex systems, David welcomed the opportunity to explore issues of financial stability. His passion for research led him to become one of the main contributors to the company's articles.

David Preželj

Economic Analyst

After high school Simon attended the School of Business & Management and the Faculty of Computer and Information Science. This unique mix of expertise in addition to years of experience in crypto space makes Simon ideally suited to our project.

Simon Zajc

Community Manager

An IT expert with years of participation in the world of cryptocurrencies. His experience in computer programming and knowledge of IT is a valuable contribution to the company. The products of ioNectar gave him an opportunity to employ his skills in a new and exciting way.

Alen Oberstar

IT Developer

Advisory Board

Branko Drobnak is a former investment banker with more than 25 years of experience in finance and entrepreneurship. This background combined with his enthusiasm for ICO research and investment provides valuable insights to the X8 project.

Branko Drobnak

Business Development Officer

Peter Kristensen is the CEO of JP Integra LLC US, an international finance service group providing administrative and management services to owners and managers of international private capital.

Peter Kristensen

Financial specialist

A progressive investment professional with more than 2 decades of experience in top level banks. Mikkel is advising globally on interest rate and FX risk and manages alpha driven G10 portfolios. He is running independent trading & advisory business, is also a specialist in market making and sits on several investment management boards.

Mikkel Thorup

Foreign exchange field

Olaf Chalmer is a financial advisor with decades of experience in the banking sector who, among other things, offers guidance to investors in financial sector. Currently he is the president of the Swiss Management, Ltd, a consulting company oriented towards clients from Eastern Europe.

Olaf Chalmer

B2B placement

Marcus von Goetz is a seasoned bondspecialist and trader. During his career he held key bondstrading positions at several prominent financial institutions. He is also a financial advisor for larger market participants. Currently his expertise is available to institutional clients and venture capital entrepreneurs through VG&S Business Development.

Marcus von Goetz

Business development

With a background in finance and an enthusiasm for blockchain technology attorney Peter Merc PhD is the ideal legal consultant for TGEs. He is a member of the supervisory board of Slovenian systemic bank and cofounder of Lemur Legal, a legal company promoting digital transformation. He helps transform TGEs in legally compliant enterprises.

Peter Merc, Ph.D.

Legal advice

Simon Cocking is a seasoned business mentor to TGEs and a senior editor at Irish Tech News. He is also an experienced public speaker at events including TEDx and Web Summit. He is a crypto connoisseur and has to date successfully advised and mentored 18 TGEs. He has also founded six prosperous companies.

Simon Cocking

Digital Marketing