Dinesh Patel is a proficient business developer and pioneer with over 25 years of broad modern involvement in the diamond business. He is a dynamic business visionary with a demonstrated track record of serving organizations, construct a considerable reputation across the globe. He has served various reputed businesses worldwide, including countries like Israel, India, and the USA.
Dinesh has been closely analyzing blockchain innovation and its impact on the diamond and jewelry industry. He has now discovered an industry-changing idea of Diamante Blockchain LLC. and its digital asset, DIAM. His vision is to alter multiple sectors with blockchain technology and provide remarkable improvements to help tackle complex challenges that the global industries face today.
Chirag Jetani heads the operations at the Diamante Blockchain LLC. He holds an Engineering degree from RV College of Engineering, India, and further advanced his technical skills by pursuing Masters’s from FAU, Germany. Being an Executive Managing director of a prestigious diamond company, Chirag has technical, administrative, and authoritative working experience within the diamond Industry.
Being a crypto and blockchain enthusiast, Chirag has a broad understanding of the crypto market and holds solid convictions about its utility and application to the diamond Industry.
Raj Chowdhury is the banking and blockchain advisor at the Diamante BLockchain, Managing Director of HashCash Consultants. During his tenure at ICICI Bank, Raj pioneered the first interbank trade finance and remittance implementation of blockchain technology between ICICI Bank, India, and Emirates NBD, UAE.
Chowdhury was also the first in the country to take a blockchain payment wallet to production. He is a prominent voice in blockchain and cryptocurrencies globally and actively engages with policymakers in this area. He is a contributor to Economic Times, Business World, author of ‘The Dark Secret of the Silicon Valley’ book, and advises industry leaders in adopting blockchain. Raj is an investor in blockchain and cryptocurrency companies and an active member of the philanthropic community.
Prasanna Lohar has over 19 years of industry experience in engineering and development, product development, business process management, compliance, consulting, enterprise architecture, fintech, product innovation, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, big data, IoT, blockchain, UI-UX, and product roadmap strategy. Currently, he is working with DCB Bank as Head of Innovation & Architecture.
As part of DCB’s digital transformation, he is closely associated with the latest technology assimilation, experimentation, innovative customer servicing & engagement, robust architecture implementation, fintech & startup alignment, open innovation practices, collaboration on blockchain initiatives with other banks. In 2016-2017, Prasanna bagged several leadership awards – TOP 50 CIO, Top 100 CISO, and Digital Leader of the Year in Banking Sector.
With over 5 years of experience in the asset management & capital market domain, Arijit Biswas holds a blend of technical and functional knowledge. Arijit began his career as a software developer, swirled in product development, and completed two SDLC in Microfinance & Multi-Level Marketing Product at Binarybloom. He explored the banking & financial services domain after completing his post-graduation in banking technology from Pondicherry University.
Arijit received the best performance award in Pan India Revenue Generation for two consecutive months in 2014. He is currently working as a Business Analyst at HashCash Consultants.
With over 14 years of experience in sales, technology, advertising, media buying, and operations, Nikul Godhani is a senior business developer, head planner, and operational executive. He boasts a proven track record of expanding new and scalable businesses by building innovative sales strategies, executing strategic partnerships, developing talented teams, and successfully partnering with internal cross-functional departments.
Heading one of the leading Gem and Jewelry firms on an international platform, Nikul specializes in establishing relationships between companies, finances, and international trade.
Lalit Choudhary heads the marketing and branding operations at Diamante Blockchain. He has expertise in developing, planning, collaborating, implementing, and managing online and offline marketing campaigns, budgeting for sponsorship, and other processes.
Prior to Diamante, Lalit was the Country Head at Investing.com, the world’s one of the leading financial portals. He pursued B.Ftech. and also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from SIBM Bangalore.
Stephen Browne was a barrister in Dublin before relocating to Hong Kong. He was General Counsel for Hong Kong’s first unicorn, focusing on providing a wide range of legal support to a rapid growth technology company.
He holds a Barrister-at-Law degree from the Honorable Society of King’s Inns, a Graduate Certificate in Design Thinking and Innovation from the University College Dublin, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Aircraft Leasing and Finance from the Law Society of Ireland.
Erik A Jens is a senior advisor to Diamante Blockchain, assisting the Company on strategy, finance, and investor relations. Erik has a distinguished career in financial services; most recently, from 2012 to 2018, Erik was CEO of the Diamond and Jewelry Division, ABN AMRO Bank. Prior to that, he held various CEO roles in several banks.
Erik leads a boutique advisory firm LuxuryFintech, focusing on fintech solutions for the art and jewelry sector. He has built up great experience and relationships across the luxury goods sector, which he leverages for the benefit of the Diamante ecosystem.