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Derick Smith

Entrepreneur • Advisor Indianapolis, Indiana Area, US

Co-Founder at Chainreactor

Co-Founder at Chainreactor

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3 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Front End Engineering
  • Growth
  • Operations
  • Product
I have an idea I'm commited to
Not currently looking for a cofounder

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • Growth
  • • Operations
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

ChainReactor

Advisor

Central Oil

Positions

Director PROTOCOL February 2016 - present
Founder & CEO ChainReactor February 2016 - present
Blockchain Solutions Consultant PROTOCOL February 2016 - present
Chief Operating Officer Ethereum Labs August 2015 - March 2016
COO Blockchain Lab August 2014 - March 2016
Investor and Consultant CENTRAL Oil and Gas Corporation of America July 2014 - March 2016
Non-Executive Director Etherbazaar August 2015 - February 2016
Non Executive Director Blockbilling March 2015 - February 2016
Consultant Human Rights & Justice International January 2014 - July 2015
Investor Forest Immigration October 2013 - July 2015
Director XStone April 2011 - June 2015
Director Angeldelta January 2008 - April 2015
CTO Global Secure Payments, Inc. January 2004 - September 2013
Consultant Monolex Telecom March 2012 - January 2013
Director Celldial April 2009 - January 2011
CIO Sundial Telecom September 2008 - December 2010
CTO Afropay August 2006 - September 2008
Managing Director SinoAfrique January 2000 - February 2006
CTO M.POS May 1998 - August 2004
Consultant Dejavu Associates March 1996 - May 1998

Education

University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria Mathematics 1985 - 1987
Pretoria Boys High School 1980 - 1984

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Fundraising
Advisor With
  • • Fundraising
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Financial Services
  • • Green
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Robotics
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Blockchain

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Business Strategy • Product Development • Startups • Telecommunications • mobile devices

Key Accomplishments

Extensive, global business experience, with a strong tech foundation.

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Vouches Received

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Micah Wallace
Founder, ADSactly. Previously Member, The Company is the Company.
Jeff Guzy (jeff@jeffguzy.com)
We worked together  •  CEO and President, CENTRAL Oil and Gas Corporation of America. Wharton grad. Wharton grad.
Derick is a trusted advisor as he knows the technology environment and can communicate this environment in English to me and others. He's a ... lso very good at summarizing the positives and negatives of any potential partnership - a great skill for an advisor. He's a great advisor to me at CENTRAL Oil that seems to work 24/7 - can always find him which is a huge bonus when everyone wants an instantaneous answer. He would be a great addition to your group - I would highly recommend him! Best, Jeff Guzy
Eric Majors
We worked together  •  Director of Public Relations, DotMoney.TV, DotMoney.Cash and Spokesperson, Write Away Foundation (a 501(c)(3) registered charity).
Derick is able to create something from nothing. A gift that few people in the world are able to capitalize upon.

Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof
Founder and CEO, BitNation and Author, The Googlement.
Susanne is a prominent proponent of blockchain solutions, and is driving important awareness in the area of government administration and ov ... ersight through the use cases she is advocating and implementing.