Todd has 16 years of experience executing projects in commercial aerospace manufacturing, MRO, aftermarket, and finance. While servicing the aviation industry across its value chain, Todd built the deep understanding of issues in aviation asset management resulting in heavy losses and created a roadmap to resolve these issues.
Subsequently, he formed Block Aero with a mission to enhance efficiency, safety, security and trust across the aviation industry by achieving next level of digitalisation. His ability to bring together people of different professional backgrounds and lead them to complete complex aerospace projects within multi-cultural environments has helped Todd make Block Aero a success.
Burt has over 30 years of leadership experience in the aviation industry across various roles including business-unit management, strategic partner development, operations management and sales-marketing. Postings include: Delta Air Lines as Director-China & GM-Asia, Northwest Airlines as GM-China, Transamerica Airlines and Colt International LLC as MD-Asia.
Burt guides Block Aero to become a successful organization that facilitates digital transformation of the aviation industry. Burt is also a significant investor in Block Aero.
At Google, Daniel is currently responsible for tech & product leadership. His expertise include broad product & engineering leadership, architecture & implementation of high-availability & scalable backend, multi-tier frontend, UI, web services, APIs, mobile apps, data mining & analysis, machine learning / predictive modelling.
Daniel’s experience at the forefront of technology helps Block Aero derive the innovation and stay ahead of the curve to bring the best of solutions for the aviation industry to achieve the next level of digitalization.
Mark has spent over 30 years in the aviation sector, initially in aircraft maintenance, engineering, operations and customer service roles and later in aircraft leasing in technical and business leadership roles.
Mark brings a breadth of practical aviation industry experience to the development of blockchain based technologies that aim to substantially improve sector efficiency whilst enhancing quality standards and service delivery.
Toby has 16 years of experience in private equity and investment banking globally. Toby is currently a co-founder of Audacy Ventures, focused on decarbonization, digitization as well as AI. Prior to Audacy, during his tenure at Macquarie Capital and Kerogen Capital, Toby advised on transactions worth US$15bn.
Toby’s investment banking experience helps Block Aero efficiently raise and manage the capital to sustain the development of a cutting-edge product.
Tohru Saito spent 30+ years working for Japan Airlines across departments – maintenance, engine selection, design and engineering and fleet planning. He later became the MD of Association of Air Transport Engineering and adopted Aerospace regulation for MRO, Flight Operation and Cabin safety from FAA and EASA and also worked closely with IATA and ICAO.
Saito San’s hands-on experience from engineering and maintenance to regulation helps Block Aero design the product that is practically suitable for the aviation industry to evolve to the next level of digitalization.
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