Leadership Team

Leadership Team
Our team consists of a diverse group of individuals with a variety of backgrounds and skills.
L. Christopher Bates, Chief Security Officer
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Chris Bates is a telecommunications specialist. He received a B.S. in Psychology from Indiana University in 2007 and a M.S. in Telecommunications in 2009 with a focus in immersive mediated environments.  He will be completing a second M.S. in cyber-security for enterprise scale organizations from Colorado Technical University in May of 2016.

Currently he is Chief Security Officer for Bitland Global, which designs blockchain-based software to track land titles. He is a technophile and crypto-currency enthusiast who was also involved in the MarineCoin project.

In addition to technological pursuits, Chris composes music and performs in his free time and his name can be found on the roster of the music label Strong Roots Records.

Elliot Hedman, Chief Operating Officer and Project Manager
Narigamba Mwinsuubo, Founder and CEO
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Brock Hager, Web Administrator
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 Brock is a technologist and bitcoin enthusiast. He has been in various roles within the Information Technology industry for the last ten years.  He received his B.S. in MIS from Kaplan University in 2008.

Brock currently is the Web Administrator for the Bitland team. He contributes in various roles including web admin, content manager, tester, communications, documentation management and coordinator.
 Ryan Berry, Financial Consultant
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 Ryan has a wide ranging background in broadcasting, customer service, financing, 3D modeling/animation, and information security.  While attending Indiana University his primary focus was Management in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs with a strong disposition of wanting to work with and help others.  This belief system explains his enthusiasm over joining the Bitland team as a Financial Consultant.
 Lauren Bates, Real Estate Consultant
 
 Lauren has been working in real estate sales and development since 2007. She has experience with property management, mortgage application processing, loan counseling, and operations management. In addition to being part of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, she is also a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO).
 Nikola Rakić, Internal Operations Auditing
 
 Nikola’s strengths lie inhis ability to think both creatively and analytically at the same time. Coupled with strong communication skills and a work-ethic born from coming from a war-torn and poor country, he is culturally versatlie, and is able to meet, conquer and exceed any challenges placed in front of him.

Specialties:Creative thinking and problem solving, clear and concise communication, mediation, econometrics, legalese, SOX IT audit testing, and functional understanding of SAP.

Support Team

Joseph Baker                           Sillicon Valley Representative

Daniel Greene                         Advisor

Alec Orrell                               Advisor

Ambassadors

Philip Asare                             Ambassador for Ghana

Mustapha Cole                       Ambassador for Sierra Leone