Introducing the Blockpool Team
Experienced innovators dedicated to your success
Ken Foster - Founder
Ken is a blockchain and technology professional with a background in e-commerce and search marketing. He specializes in compliance and ethical initiatives around Blockchain for Good - not Greed - along with the impact of information technology on society. Ken is a representative for the UK on BPI / UKT&I / DIT music trade missions to Japan, Canada, USA and MIDEM. He's sat on numerous blockchain panels and regularly delivers blockchain seminars at UK universities.
Kevin Bacon - Strategic Advisor
Kevin is a connector and an enabler to many global brands and businesses who are actively looking to the Blockchain for answers
Dave Blundell - Chief Operating Officer
Dave is the spokesman for the company and also excels in Project Management and Sales roles. He has a wealth of experience in IT infrastructure solutions along with being an active member at the Association of Independent Music
Tim Shank - Chief Technology Officer
Tim is responsible for Blockpool’s technology strategy and plays a key role in leading the blockchain industry by driving new initiatives.
In addition Tim is focused on driving innovation through R&D activities and leveraging emerging technologies to bring the newest blockchain innovations to clients.
At Blockpool, Tim’s team is constantly working to ensure customers can fully leverage the power of blockchain technology for the continued success and growth of their business.
Jason Still - Business Development
Jason's part of Blockpool's business development unit and is a strategic connector to the sport, media, and entertainment industries. He brings to the table deep knowledge and experience in talent management, merchandise licensing, biometric security, and wifi connectivity. Jason has managed talents like Sir Steve Redgrave, Sir Matthew Pincent, Gianluca Vialli, John Barnes, Sven Goran Eriksson, and Divo.
Lauren Hudson - Operations Lead
Working with Dave Blundell and Tim Shank to implement systems and procedure into company structure Lauren also provides HR, research, and office administrative support. Her experience stems from a range of management, sales, supportive and co-active positions held in both large and small businesses and creative companies.
Tom Kerswill - Solutions Architect
Tom Kerswill is a solutions architect who specialises in building highly scalable applications. He manages the infrastructure that Blockpool's blockchains run on, across a range of cloud providers, and architects the overall design of the infrastructure from a devops perspective. Tom holds an MA cantab from Cambridge University, and studied Natural Sciences and Computer Science. He is a keen musician and radio presenter.
Blockpool Technology Team
The Blockpool technology team has a combined experience of over 75 years and includes skill sets ranging from blockchain development through front end development to cloud architecture.