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Solar Bankers has brought together some of the most talented people in their fields to create a management board that includes doctoral level engineers, blockchain pioneers, successful entrepreneurs and world-class cryptographers.

ALFRED JOST

Founder and CEO

Mr. Jost is an international entrepreneur and expert in the solar market, market economy, and corporate business. As a former investment banker, Mr. Jost successfully founded and managed more than 10 companies, with cumulative profits greater than $100 million. 

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DR. CARLO MARAGLIANO
CTO

Dr. Maragliano is an electrical engineer with over 10 years of experience in the field of solar energy. Expert of photovoltaic technologies, Carlo has successfully transferred different solar technologies from the lab to the market. Dr. Maragliano holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from Masdar Institute. 

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DANA DUNCAN
COO

Mr. Duncan is an international entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in manufacturing and finance. Dana has pioneered solar energy projects in Germany, Mexico, and USA. Mr. Duncan holds a Masters in International Management (MIM) and an MBA from Thunderbird. 

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FRANK BARTHEN
Marketing Director

Mr. Barthen is a Marketing and Sales expert. In his job as consultant, Frank develops innovative sales and marketing strategies for companies all around the world. Mr. Barthen is also managing director of Narciss and Taurus, a German marketing agency. 

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JANE ZHANG
Blockchain Advisor

Mrs. Zhang is a famous angel investor and entrepreneur, early investor and mentor for Alibaba, UTStarcom and VIPS. Jane is the founder and CEO of Shellpay, an early Blockchain startup company in China that developed the Sky Ledger. 

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YAMILA OMAR
Chief Analyst

Mrs. Omar is a material engineer and expert on data analysis. Previously involved in the oil industry, Yamila is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Luxembourg. Mrs. Omar holds a Masters in materials for renewable energy from Masdar Institute. 

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BRANDON SMIETANA
Chief Cryptographer

Mr. Smietana is one of the top blockchain programmers on the planet and Bitcoin early developer. Inventor of SunCoin Blockchain technology, Brandon is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of blockchain solutions for the energy and telecommunication industry.