Meet the team

We’re building Opoly, the online marketplace for transacting real estate

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FELIX WATKINS

Founder

Felix was formerly the lead technical specialist for Menlo One, a protocol for scalable decentralized applications. He successfully ran a smart contract development consulting company, Veon Industries working with range of clients globally. Previously Felix worked for BlockchainLabsNZ, where he audited smart contracts, ensuring quality control.

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JIM ROBINSON

Operations

Jim is highly active in entrepreneurship and mentoring startups, particularly for social and Internet technology ventures. Most recently he advised StartX the Stanford University Accelerator. Jim was the Silicon Valley liaison for LightningLab the Wellington, NZ based startup accelerator and helps bridge the gap for startups into Silicon Valley and globally.

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JOHN HUSSEY

Advisor

John has 17 years working with web software. He has previously managed web, tech and consulting teams and has worked across Europe and the Middle East. John currently works on several blockchain projects covering tracking and supply-chain, rewards and loyalty, gamification of cryptocurrency mining and micro crypto savings.


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PETER KONA

Developer

Peter is a seasoned full stack web/application developer. He has built enterprise grade solutions for a host of clients globally. He is also recognized as a veteran developer in the freelance community having worked in HTML, CSS, Javacript, Ruby On Rails, React, FeatherJS and many other popular development frameworks.

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JAE THIALINGHAM

Property Management

Jae has been a property manager with 20+ years experience in the New Zealand real estate industry. She currently manages First Choice Trust, a leading property portfolio management company. Jae is also knowledgeable about what makes a good investment in the real estate market and is able to provide key insights into the challenges the real estate sector is facing.