The Vela Exchange team is committed to building the next frontier of decentralized finance.
Our Team

Our team is comprised of professionals with extensive experience across
DeFi, TradFi, application development, and management consulting.

Travis Skweres
Founder, CTO
Former BCG, Portal Finance, CoinMkt
Dan Peng
Co-founder, CPO
Former BCG, Headstorm
Berke Sengel
Head of Partnerships
Former Rome Blockchain Labs, Master in Digital Currencies via University of Nicosia
Anthony Oko
Ops & Analytics
Former RelayChain, Maverick Trading
Marketing Director
Former Balancer, Fjord curator
Philip Acho
Lead Engineer
5+ years blockchain engineering experience

Our advisory board empowers us to make strategic decisions powered by
diverse, battle-tested experience.

Danish Chaudhry
CEO, Exchange
Lucas Kozinski
Founder, Moonwell
Jeff Tang
COO, Hermeneutic Trading
George Burke
Co-Founder, Portal
Don Ho
Managing Director, Quantstamp
Jason Lee
ex Polygon