Led by founders with a combined track record of creating new blockchain categories and scaling large, industry defining blockchain companies.

Andrew Kiguel

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Kiguel is the co-founder and CEO of Tokens.com, a publicly listed company that invests in Metaverse real estate, DeFi and NFT related digital assets. Andrew also co-founded and is the former CEO of Hut 8 Mining, one of the largest publicly listed bitcoin miners in the world.

Prior to that, Andrew spent 20 years as an investment banker with a focus on technology and real estate. Andrew is an accomplished executive with leadership experience in capital markets, corporate governance and entrepreneurship.

Lorne Sugarman


Lorne is a seasoned CEO with over 10 years of experience in the tech and health industry. Prior to becoming a CEO, Lorne spent 15 years as the head of technology investment banking, where he developed a deep understanding of the financial side of the tech industry. In recent years, Lorne has been at the forefront of the emerging field of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and virtual worlds. With his expertise in both technology and finance, Lorne has been able to successfully navigate and lead Metaverse Group through the rapidly-evolving landscape of NFTs and web3. Outside of work, Lorne is passionate about supporting the next generation of tech leaders and frequently speaks at industry events such as NFT New York and Elevate, amongst many others. He is also very involved in the mentorship of web3 entrepreneurs and is currently mentoring the web3 stream at Creative Destruction Labs.

Eric Abrahams

Chief Operating Officer

Eric has substantial experience in developing and deploying algorithmic trading and broader automation software. His primary area of expertise has been within the emerging area of cryptocurrency and digital assets. He is co-founder and Lead Software Engineer of Halgo Integrated Trading Systems (HITS) where he has led the development and deployment of trading systems that have done over half a billion dollars of nominal trading volume since HITS’ inception in 2018. He was also Lead Developer for Hulk Labs, specializing in crypto-asset automation and P2E gaming integration. Prior to his time with HITS and Hulk Labs, Eric had a high level role as a business consultant with particular experience managing large projects, establishing strong client relations and working alongside government and industry through public engagement projects.

Martin Bui

Chief Financial Officer

Martin Bui graduated from York University with a degree in Accounting & Finance and has since worked for both private and publicly listed companies in various industries including manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and cryptocurrency. Martin most recently spent three years at Hut 8 Mining, leading the financial reporting and corporate finance functions.

A seasoned professional, aside from knowledge of technical accounting and finance, Martin also brings necessary experience in corporate governance, capital markets, and public companies compliance requirements.

Josh Doner

CNO (Chief NFT Officer)

Josh is one of the first people in the world to buy an NFT on Ethereum and a leading voice in the NFT space. Josh has 6 years of crypto related experience, having transacted and owned various types of assets, on many of the top Crypto/Defi protocols and platforms.

Josh is an investor, advisor and contributor to various startups and DAO's operating in Crypto.

Jonathan Okihiro


Jonathan is a passionate financial professional whose career began as a prop trader on NYSE/NASDAQ/TSX in the midst of the 2008 global financial crisis.  As a co-founder and head of trading strategies at Halgo Integrated Trading Systems, he led the design of high-frequency arbitrage and market making algorithms which have compiled ~$ 1B in notional trading volume.  With several years experience as a senior officer on RBC's digital payments team, he was well positioned to recognize the potential in cryptocurrency, which he has actively followed since 2017.  Through his tenure at tokens.com, he has overseen the valuations and modelling of tokens, metaverse properties and other NFTs, making him one of the few CFAs with deep specialization in these emerging asset classes.

Jennifer Karkula

Head of Communications

Jennifer comes from a financial service background having worked at Canada’s top banks including TD and the Bank of Montreal. Now pursuing her passion in web3, NFTs and the metaverse. She specializes in translating technical information into accessible language and promotes the importance of a business’ web3 presence. Jennifer works across the organization and with external stakeholders to elevate engagement with the market and deliver value to its clients.