THE WAGMAS MISSION & VISION
The WAGMAS community is dedicated to opportunity, growth and inclusion in Web3.
We want to continue to inspire, catalyze and amplify applications that truly make a difference in both our physical world and the new digital world of Web3.
We are all here to help increase participation in this new medium in a way that can create new value streams and a new community experience.
This is an #AllHandsOnDeck moment in history and the best thinking, designing and building is necessary at scale to help the world’s most pressing issues.
This is why we have opened our platform as an Impact-A-Thon to support the current United Nations SDG.
Sustainable Business Model
Financial Understanding / Tokenomic
Roadmap and Growth Strategy
The Founder of Hypemachine, Olga previously helped run the New York office of a national tech PR firm.
She has counseled and launched over 40 tech companies in the media and led PR campaigns for billion-dollar brands, Fortune 500 companies, Web3 startups, VC firms, and hedge funds.
Olga is a mentor at 500 Startups, ff Venture Capital, XRC Labs, and other funds globally. Previously, she was at FTI Consulting (NYSE: FCN) where she helped lead the PR efforts for Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room, HSBC, and Allstate.
She holds a MA in Communication and Culture.
Deborah Perry Piscione
VC (Managing Director, Sterling Capital), innovation thought leader + speaker, serial entrepreneur, author of the NYT bestselling book Secrets of Silicon Valley, and author of The Risk Factor + The People Equation.
Deborah is a LinkedIn Learning author of "Risk-taking for Leaders" and "Executing on Innovation" and the co-author (with Esther Wojcicki) of the forthcoming book, The web3 Workforce.
Sheridan Tatsuno is a writer, business strategist and VR serial entrepreneur co-launching his 11th and 12th tech startups: VirtualGaia.com and Aimedis.io.
He has written 10 sci-fi novels exploring VR use cases (dreamscapeglobal.com) and will soon release a book about designing and simulating bio-cities, based on his VR projects and urban/environmental planning professional background
James Citron is the Chief Executive Officer of Pledge and leads the strategic vision and organizational growth across the company. An early pioneer in the mobile video space and nicknamed the ‘Father of MMS’, James’ technology today powers over 50% of all MMS messages sent by businesses and was awarded one of the first patents in the mobile video space.
James is a frequent speaker on social enterprise, mobile technology and entrepreneurship, and enjoys mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs committed to building businesses at the intersection of profit and purpose. A graduate of Princeton University, James is personally passionate about helping to eradicate illiteracy, homelessness and hunger.
Val (Valentin) Bercovici
Visionary Silicon Valley tech exec, who holds the industry's first NFT patent, alongside other Augmented Reality / Metaverse patents.Throughout his career, Val led the development of next-gen platforms (Web1, Web2 & web3) with Microsoft, NetApp, VMware, Yahoo!, Facebook, AWS & Google.
After serving as CTO of NetApp/SolidFire and a founding member of the CNCF board, kickstarting the wildly popular Kubernetes Open Source project.
Strategy consultant Jennifer Sertl is an internationally recognized influencer in social media. She is co-author of Strategy Leadership and the Soul and Upstate Founders Playbook. Hatch A Better World named Sertl in top 100 innovative thinkers in 2013. She is an alumni of Swift Banking Think Tank Innotribe.
Sertl serves as Marketing Director to Circle Optics and Community Director to MARL Startup Studio. As an Adjunct Professor she teaches Exploring Innovation at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Kedar is a developer proficient in Blockchain technology and the founder of Chain Pe Charcha. The community has helped people by sharing knowledge on how to get started in the Web3 space. His expertise in NFTs and Metaverse has fostered a lot of growth.
He has won in International & National Hackathons like ETHOnline and ETHIndia. He has served as a Mentor for Michigan State University's Blockchain Summer School and Dapp Camp Cohort 2.
Joseph is an entrepreneur. He built a consulting company transforming the technology solutions for several Forbes 100 organizations which lead to the development of an Analytics framework product that was sold in 2020.
He's been in crypto since 2015 and is one of the co-founders behind Cityroots DAO, a Web3 brand of transparency, trust and accountability.