Meet the people behind the ideas
After having been protecting corporate reputations for 15 years by creating software to fight financial crime, Pascal decided to dedicate himself to enhancing the sharing economy and reducing inequalities. Therefore, he co-founded Hexalina in 2017 and designed the XFAIR technology.
Pascal has been a business technologist in financial software for 25 years, first at Euronext and SWIFT, then at SIDE International. In 2008, he founded Telovia, a case management startup that was acquired by Fircosoft in 2012. Pascal then joined the Fircosoft leadership team, as head of product strategy, working mainly with global banks and Fintech companies. In 2014, when Fircosoft was acquired by RELX Group, he was put in charge of the Product Innovation team at Accuity and has led new initiatives using Machine Learning and Blockchain.
Francis co-founded Hexalina and handles all our operations. An hands-on executive consultant for 20 years, he’s an expert in payments and cash management, specializing in supply chain finance, cross-border corporate payments and liquidity management.
He has a large experience in handling large programs for banking, payments and mobile, and is a frequent keynote speaker and panelist on blockchain at industry events throughout Europe. Francis also is providing blockchain and payments innovation trainings to banking and corporate executives around the world.
As a managing editor of the Journal for Internet Banking and eCommerce (JIBC), he assists researchers worldwide on delivering cutting edge research papers on mobile banking and digital commerce platforms.
Jean-Michel loves designing or understanding innovative products, explaining them to people and using them to develop new opportunities.
Over the last 21 years, he has worked in derivative exchanges, insurance and payment systems, mainly in marketing and communications.
Jean-Michel is an electronics engineer with a keen interest for distributed or embedded systems.
As a MBA, he also likes everything quantitative or financial.
As a senior manager, he will readily challenge decisions and plans to ensure they are coherent, scalable, sustainable and responsible.
Corina has served as a CTO and lead contributor to the XFAIR solution since 2018. After graduating in Cybernetics, Informatics and Economics from the Academy of Economic Studies, she has 15 years of experience in technology, and is focused on microservices, containers and continuous delivery pipelines. She previously worked for large organizations like RELX and Reuters, and knows how to design and deploy mission-critical software in global environments.
Network valuation & economics
Jos has a PhD in theoretical physics and has extensive experience in valuation and risk modelling for the financial sector. In 2017, he founded Yields, a company that offers automated monitoring and validation services, identifying issues in algorithms and turning them into actionable business insights.
Since Jos is an expert at anything that mixes economics with algorithms, he designed the XFAIR network valuation algorithms, the math behind the XFAIR redistribution model.
He is our chief economist, ensuring that every aspect of what we do is scalable and sustainable.
Raf has a been a graphic designer for over 15 years, working on web design ever since it existed. He designed all the user experience and user interface aspects of the XFAIR solution, as well as our generic template platforms allowing to bootstrap customer adoption. Currently working and living in Rome, Raf delivers high quality designs for global businesses. He also handles all the digital and marketing communications of Hexalina.