GoChain announces the addition of well known Silicon Valley Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist Henry Ines to our C-Suite. Henry joins the team as Chief Operating Officer. Ines brings his 20+ years of professional experience as a Venture Capitalist, global executive, advisor, and as an entrepreneur to the team.
Prior to GoChain, Henry was the CEO of Shivom a next generation genomics and blockchain-based clinical analysis platform and personalized care marketplace. Additionally, he has served as an advisor on multiple blockchain-based projects in a variety of industries ranging from e-commerce, intellectual property, supply chain to real estate. Henry also spent 10 years at Draper, the iconic VC led by Tim Draper. He was a partner at DragonVenture, DFJ Dragon and DraperDragon and focused on investments in early stage companies with innovative technologies, business models and considerable appeal in Silicon Valley and in China.
Henry also has extensive corporate finance and cross border advisory experience from his time at M&T Bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers Securities (PwCS) and PwC focused on sectors ranging from IT, healthcare, government to consumer & industrial products.
Henry is a frequent keynote speaker and also serves as a director, advisor & mentor for startups globally. He also advises and routinely lectures at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Henry holds an M.B.A. from Duke University and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University.
As COO, Henry will provide day-to-day leadership and management of the GoChain team that reflects the company’s core values of bringing blockchain real world mass-adoption to the blockchain space. He will be spearheading new development initiatives from an operations perspective, architecting implementation teams, business development, and other operational duties. Welcome to the team, Henry!
“Henry is fantastic and much needed addition to our team. As we continue to expand globally we need top caliber executives like him to help us grow and implement our initiatives. Henry’s wealth of knowledge and experience will be relied on heavily to oversee and implement these initiatives. His presence should help us grow into the leading protocol in the blockchain space.”
— Jason Dekker, GoChain CEO