Our Leadership Team

Jon Purizhansky

Founder &
Chief Executive Officer

Founder of Joblio and a New York lawyer with years of international experience focused on leveraging technology to bring transparency and efficiency into otherwise non-transparent global ecosystems.

David Arkless

Non-Executive Chairman of the Advisory Board

Experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in consulting and the staffing/recruitment industry. Former President at ManpowerGroup. Advisory Board Member UNHCR. Advisory Board Member IOM.

Deborah Biedenkopf

Chief Success Officer

Deborah Biedenkopf is a momentum driven and globally engaged business leader with an eye for for opportunity and the skills and drive for positive impact. Double Master in Finance and Economics trained, and career experienced in valuation, business consulting and investment capital, Deborah’s unique strength is her ability to draw from both her operations and investment perspectives to identify and maximize value and achieve direction in evolving environments.

Dimi Paun

Chief Technology Officer

Drawing upon 20+ years of entrepreneurial experience to develop and deploy mobile applications and cloud-based solutions for industry-leading firms. Having worked in the financial services, technology and social media sectors, Dimi has been able to work with an array of stakeholders and clients while gaining key skills in staff recruitment, mentorship, and development.

Sergey Mukhaev

Chief Compliance Officer

LLM summa cum laude in International Human Rights Law from the University of Norte Dame; MBA degree from Leon Kozminsky Academy in Warsaw; Over 20 years of senior management experience in business; Areas of expertise include strategic planning and change management

Esther Katz

Chief Marketing Officer

A senior-level executive with 20 years of success in fundraising, investor relations, and marketing communications. Esther is a recognized expert in strategic development, partnerships and growth, and a renowned speaker. Passionate about applying strategies of corporate communications to start up ventures, Esther is building Joblio’s brand recognition across multiple markets.

Yana Gajim

VP of Talent Acquisition

Yana is an entrepreneur, lawyer and a dedicated human rights activist. She is currently holding the Director of Operations position at JOBLIO, INC.

Dr. Janusz Fajkowski

General Director
in European Union

Former Deputy Minister of the Department of Economic Cooperation in Poland. Former Trade Representative of Poland in Canada and Denmark, Trade Representative-Minister Plenipotentiary in China and Russia. Mr. Fajkowski sits on supervisory boards of various major Polish companies. Former Vice President of Polish-Asian Chamber of Commerce and Board Member of Polish Business Club.

Justin Soulen

Generel Counsel

Justin is an attorney and an entrepreneur with a background in business transactions, corporate governance, and compliance. Justin draws from his experience as both a career litigator and counsel for startups in serving as General Counsel for Joblio.

Rufat Novruzov

Global Development Coordinator

Born in Baku, Azerbaijan. In 1984 graduated Summa Cum Laude from Moscow Stare University, Department of Economics. In 1987 completed post-graduate courses at the Institute of the USA&Canada studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and continued to work there as a research fellow until 1992. In 1990-92 – Advisor to Prime-Minister of Azerbaijan. In 1992-98 – Economic Counsellor to the Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan to the United Nations in New York. After retiring from diplomatic service established business consulting practice in New York City focused on navigating international projects of its corporate clients in a wide variety of sectors of economy – energy, manufacturing, commercial real estate, transportation, health care, finance, etc.

Mikhail Sereda

Business Development in European Union

My name is Sereda Mikhail Anatolyevich, I was born on September 4, 1984 in the city of Gomel, Republic of Belarus.
In 1991 he was enrolled in the first class of secondary school No. 50 in Gomel. In 2000 he graduated from high school. In the same year, he entered the Dobrush Lyceum as an electro-gas welder and graduated in 2003. In 2010 he entered the educational institution Russian University of Economics. G.V. Plekhanov, Moscow, Faculty of Organization Management, specialty manager. In 2015 he graduated from this educational institution. In 2015, he completed advanced training courses “training sales manager Dmitry Shamko”
From 11.2013 to 02.2015 he worked as a development manager at OJSC Inkvarta, Minsk
From 02.2015 to 10.2016, he worked at OJSC World of Clean Auto in Minsk as a crisis director.
From 10.2016 to 12.2017 he worked as a development manager for the IOMA.CZ recruitment agency in the Czech Republic.
From 2018 to 2020, he worked as a director at UAB “Damtransus” in the Republic of Lithuania.
From 2021 to the present, he worked as a recruitment manager at UAB “Berzalape”.
Married. I have 3 children.

Jack Ponte

Business Development in Canada

Jack Ponte is the co-founder, partner and operations manager of Found People Inc. With over 20 years of experience in business and marketing, Jack has always been driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and a unique ability to motivate others. From a young age, Jack ran a successful property management service; then went ahead to earn a degree in

International Business and Marketing from George Brown College. After graduating, Jack worked as a technical recruiter for a year and a half until he founded his own consultancy firm, Bullseye! Human Capital Solutions. Jack has 23 years of providing human capital solutions to Canadian companies

Joblio Advisors

Abdullahi
Maikano

Joblio Advisor
Abuja, Nigeria

Former Nigerian Government Regulator – Telecommunications industry. Alumni of Harvard Business School & Bayero University Kano. Abdullahi has decades of experience in the International Telecommunication industry, having led multiple telecommunication agencies in Nigeria.

H.E. Dr. Raphael
Nagel

Joblio Advisor
Dubai, UAE

H.E. Dr. Raphael Nagel is an Investor. A Special Advisor to Royal Families and UHNWI. His Excellency is the Global Union’s Ambassador to United Arab Emirates and the GU’s Global Committee Member & Supporter of GUs Global Women & Youth Association Equal & Peace Affairs. He is also the Founder and Chairman of The Abrahamic Business Circle, an organization of high-profile individuals that promotes economic diplomacy through business and trade. The organization is the fastest growing global business

Meryem
Sardogan

Joblio Advisor
Dubai, UAE

Founder of B2B Connect – a content development firm based in Dubai, UAE. Former Commercial Director at MEED (Middle East Economic Digest). In executive capacity, Meryem has directed multiple business intelligence, marketing and PR projects throughout the Middle East and Turkey.

Tsvi Kan
Tor

Joblio Advisor
Ramat Gan, Israel

Founding partner of Kan-Tor & Acco – a global corporate relocation law firm. Mr. Kan Tor is a member of the committee of the foreign workers of The Israel Bar Association. He is a member of the Immigration and Nationality Law Committee of The International Bar Association. Mr. Kan Tor has authored several books on Global Mobility.

Dennis
Vacco

Joblio Advisor
New York, USA

Mr. Vacco served as the Attorney General of the State of New York from 1995 to 1998. Previously, he was appointed by President Reagan as Chief Federal Prosecutor (US Attorney) for the Western District of New York. Currently, Mr. Vacco is a Partner with a US-based law firm Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP.

Dr. Christopher
Abraham

Joblio Advisor
Dubai, UAE

A leading academic authority on global mobility, Professor Abraham is the CEO of the SP Jain School of Global Management – Dubai Campus. A renowned professor of Leadership, Behavioural Sciences & Design Thinking, he has extensive experience in Consulting and Executive Education for Governments and leading private companies in Singapore, India, UAE, GCC, Nigeria and Kenya.

Halime
Özen Erbaş

Joblio Advisor
Antalya, Turkey

 Halime Özen Erbaş is the founder and CEO of Attalia Global Management Consulting. She is Germanand English Sworn Translator and Interpreter. Furthermore, she worked as English and German SwornTranslator and Interpreter for 14 years in Municipality of Antalya,Turkey and also she still works as an Expert Witness in the fields of Economics and Tourism.

Michael
Rossetti

Joblio Advisor
Washington D.C, USA

Mr. Rossetti is a former federal prosecutor in the United States. He also previosuly served as Personal Councelor to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior of the United States of America. Currently, he is a Partner with the US-based law firm Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP. A lawyer and a lobbyist, Mr. Rossetti served on the US Federal committee in charge with the implementations of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Stephen
Schueler

Joblio Advisor
Denmark

Mr. Schueler is the Chairman of European Maritime Finance, Inerfuel and CEO of Enerjen Capital, one of the world’s leading renewable clean energy companies specializing in the maritime industry. Former Global Head of Sales for Microsoft, Former Head of Retail & Operations for P&G, Former Chief Commercial Officer for Maersk (Denmark).