Bruce Pon is the co-founder of Ocean Protocol, BigchainDB and ascribe. Prior to working in Blockchain, he has helped to build a dozen bank and industry startups in Europe, Asia, and America while working with leading companies such as Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Mitsubishi Corporation, Accenture and DuPont. Prior to joining ascribe.io, Bruce was a co-founder / Partner of Avantalion International Consulting in Germany. He is an advisor/investor to six startups. Bruce has an Advanced Executive Certificate from MIT Sloan and a B.Sc in Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. Bruce is a Master Practitioner of NLP, speaks English and German, and has studied French, Russian and Chinese.