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David
Arkless

Chairman
Experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in consulting and the staffing/recruitment industry. He is skilled in Global Marketing, Talent Management, HR Consulting, Strategic Forecasting, Executive Search, and Business Development. He is a strong entrepreneurship professional who graduated from Executive courses at INSEAD, IMD, San Jose Uni.

Jon
Purizhansky

Co-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.

Michael
Shvartsman

Co-Founder & Chief
Revenue Officer
Michael Shvartsman is a serial technology entrepreneur. Michael is shareholder and partner in multiple companies with financial valuations in the hundreds of millions of dollars. He has built companies that have been acquired by some of the largest financial corporations in the world where he was at the forefront of the negotiation and deal making process. Those closest to him would attest to his success by his unique ability to develop creative solutions to intricate problems and connect parts of his network to form the most powerful and dynamic teams to solve pressing problems and sustain growth in and ever changing marketplace.

Bruce
Garelick

Chief Strategy
Officer
Long-time Technology Investor and Technology Corporate Officer with a demonstrated history of successfully working with disruptive growth companies. He is skilled in Financial Analysis, Business Strategy, Planning/Assessment/Optimization, Long/Short Equity Portfolio Management, Venture Capital, Risk Management, and Investor Relations. Bruce is a strong finance and business operational professional with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focused in Finance, General from University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School.

Yana
Gajim

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

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.

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.

Alexander
Kouperman

Chief Operating
Officer
Entrepreneur, financial technology executive, company and culture builder, investor, and mentor. Laser focused on Strategic, Corporate, and Business development; coupled with full PNL management. Founding principal of InfoHedge; serial entrepreneur with two successful exits; 24 years of experience in the hedge fund industry across front, middle, and back office. Built a number of high availability infrastructures for financial services firms.

David
Arkless

Chairman
Experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in consulting and the staffing/recruitment industry. He is skilled in Global Marketing, Talent Management, HR Consulting, Strategic Forecasting, Executive Search, and Business Development. He is a strong entrepreneurship professional who graduated from Executive courses at INSEAD, IMD, San Jose Uni.

Jon
Purizhansky

Co-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.

Michael
Shvartsman

Co-Founder & Chief
Revenue Officer
Michael Shvartsman is a serial technology entrepreneur. Michael is shareholder and partner in multiple companies with financial valuations in the hundreds of millions of dollars. He has built companies that have been acquired by some of the largest financial corporations in the world where he was at the forefront of the negotiation and deal making process. Those closest to him would attest to his success by his unique ability to develop creative solutions to intricate problems and connect parts of his network to form the most powerful and dynamic teams to solve pressing problems and sustain growth in and ever changing marketplace.

Bruce
Garelick

Chief Strategy
Officer
Long-time Technology Investor and Technology Corporate Officer with a demonstrated history of successfully working with disruptive growth companies. He is skilled in Financial Analysis, Business Strategy, Planning/Assessment/Optimization, Long/Short Equity Portfolio Management, Venture Capital, Risk Management, and Investor Relations. Bruce is a strong finance and business operational professional with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focused in Finance, General from University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School.

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.

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.

Yana
Gajim

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

Alexander
Kouperman

Chief Operating
Officer
Entrepreneur, financial technology executive, company and culture builder, investor, and mentor. Laser focused on Strategic, Corporate, and Business development; coupled with full PNL management. Founding principal of InfoHedge; serial entrepreneur with two successful exits; 24 years of experience in the hedge fund industry across front, middle, and back office. Built a number of high availability infrastructures for financial services firms.

Board of Advisors

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

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.

Nicholas
Begue

Joblio Advisor
France
Former Diplomat in the French Ministry of Economy, Nicolas was stationed in Moscow from 2003 - 2009. After his public service, Nicolas became a managing partner at Ex-Tech, where he consults French companies doing business throughout the third world.

Janusz
Fajkowski

Joblio Advisor
Warsaw, Poland
Former Deputy Minister of the Department of Economic Cooperation in Poland. Former Vice Consul of Poland in Canada, China and Russia. Mr. Fajkowski sits on supervisory boards of various major Polish companies. Former Vice President of Polish-Asian Chamber of Commerce.

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.

Rufat
Novruzov

Joblio Advisor
New York, USA
Former representative of Azerbaijan at the United Nations. Mr. Novruzov has held various exectuive positons in real state, finance and banking industries in and outside of Azerbaijan.

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.

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.

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.

Aleksander
Smuckler

Joblio Advisor
New Jersey, USA
Alexander Smukler is the chairman of the board of Agroterminal LTD and the chairman of the board of Century 21: Russia, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine. He is a former managing partner of Ariel Investment Group, which develops commercial enterprises and civil engineering projects in Russia. Alexander was elected president of National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry in 2008.

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

Dr. Janusz
Fajkowski

Joblio Advisor
Warsaw, Poland
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.

Rufat
Novruzov

Joblio Advisor
New York, USA
Former representative of Azerbaijan at the United Nations. Mr. Novruzov has held various exectuive positons in real state, finance and banking industries in and outside of Azerbaijan.

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.

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.

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.

Nicholas
Begue

Joblio Advisor
France
Former Diplomat in the French Ministry of Economy, Nicolas was stationed in Moscow from 2003 - 2009. After his public service, Nicolas became a managing partner at Ex-Tech, where he consults French companies doing business throughout the third world.

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.

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.

Aleksander
Smuckler

Joblio Advisor
New Jersey, USA
Alexander Smukler is the chairman of the board of Agroterminal LTD and the chairman of the board of Century 21: Russia, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine. He is a former managing partner of Ariel Investment Group, which develops commercial enterprises and civil engineering projects in Russia. Alexander was elected president of National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry in 2008.