The Buttrfly Team


Jason Crilly


Founder and architect of the APEX and Buttrfly platforms and the AI and ML behind the DAPP. Previously, Jason created NearWoo, a programmatic buying platform (DSP) for the mobile ad ecosystem with high-frequency AI bidding and content optimization.


Nathan Chandra


Founder, Alchemist accelerator alumnus who built WeLink, a Silicon Valley-based social data company that processes billions of social posts and partnered with companies fortune 500 companies like Cisco. Nathan brings deep industry expertise in both enterprise B2B and B2C. Prior to working in technology, Nathan was a songwriter/artist and has been featured on records that have sold more than 2M copies, alongside artists like 2Pac, Will.I.AM, Babyface, and Jon B.


Jim Sellers


Founder, Architect and former CEO and Chairman of Tagger Media, which is known as “The Premier Influencer Marketing and Social Analytics Platform for brands, agencies and media companies.” Jim brings his deep domain expertise and network in the influencer marketing space as well as his leading-edge technology development acumen in the social and influencer analytics space.


Sam Baldoni

EVP of Business Development

A visionary in the product placement and film production arenas bringing major brands into every Hollywood studio for blockbusters films starting with Gremlins, Ghostbusters and Wayne’s World. He broke ground in the television industry partnering with Aaron Spelling in the creation of He is the Executive producer of the CW Network series My Last Days.


Stephanie Gaines

EVP of Marketing & Partnerships

Stephanie’s career has been at the intersection of entertainment, advertising and technology where she is a recognized innovator in building global audiences. Serving as Vice President of Marketing at CBS, on Intel's Digital Home Group's Consumer Board of Advisors, lead Global Marketing at YuMe and served on the IAB's Digital Video Board.


Deb Sellers

EVP of Revenue

Award-winning entrepreneur from San Francisco, specializing in corporate strategy & capital raising initiatives for early stage tech start-ups. Deb’s career includes building global sales & operations for start-ups taking them from seed through IPO with the responsibility of managing $500 Million in revenue.


Sarah Austin

VP of Product

Lifetime influencer, entrepreneur, CEO, experience writing for Forbes and other major media outlets, honored as ‘Forbes 30 under 30’. Wrote the book on Influencer Marketing.


Everett Carney

Senior DAPP Engineer & Blockchain Advisor

Founder of Deep-C computer software. One of the world's foremost DAPP engineers and EOS specialists.


Jonathan Snow

Senior Data Scientist & Science Advisor

Seasoned data scientist with unique insight into the world of social data structures and relationships, specializing in matching predictive algorithms.


Steven Acosta

Director of Content Development

Trium, Authentic Entertainment and Drew Barrymore’s Flower Films with nearly 10 years of experience in the film, TV and merchandising arenas.


Chris Jacks

Director of Entertainment

Paradigm Talent Agency and ROC Nation alum who knows the pulse of the music and artistic communities.


Mel Kantor

Director of Marketing

Worked in various product marketing roles at online marketplace startups, Gigmor and Hostwise, and in the entertainment industry, WMG and The California Film Commission.


Quincey Szymeczek

Business Development Manager

Worked with Nylon Media inc. with experience in influencer marketing, public relations and client management.


Olivia Shove

Assistant to the President

Strategic communicator and photographer with experience in copywriting and social networking.


Joselynn Castro

Buttrfly Relations Manager

Experience working in global marketing services and media companies with a specialty in broadcast journalism.


Emma Allen

Assistant to the CEO

Worked in public relations for the fashion industry. Experience in marketing and product placement.



Ryan Scott

ICO / Cause Cast

Serial entrepreneur, humanist and philanthropist. Founder of ICO Advisory Group and the CEO and Founder of Causecast. Ryan is an investor and advisor to many interesting companies and charities.


Todd Brown

Viacom / Harvard

Todd is a Harvard man that comes equipped with VP level experience at Viacom, GE, Comcast, and experience as the Chief Revenue Officer at Yap.TV


David Drake


A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skill of the others. No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it.


George Shaw

MIT / Intel

George hails from MIT Media Lab and is a machine learning and artificial intelligence specialist. With over 20 years in technology and data science, George has worked with Target, RetailNext, Intel, Alt Schools, and Second Spectrum.


Don Meek

MIT / Intel

Don created the U.S. Open of Surfing and has worked in broadcast television (CBS, The Walt Disney Company), cable sports (Prime Ticket Network, Fox Sports Net), traditional print (Primedia, Tribune Company), international network development (Sony Pictures Entertainment) and digital media (U.S. Interactive, iFilm, WaveWatch.


Erick Calder

ICO / Fintech

A dynamic individual with 30+ years of software consulting practice, Erick is accustomed to tight schedules and long hours in mission-critical projects. He is deeply involved with the crypto-currency and the blockchain space, Erick is currently pioneering a number of initiatives still under wraps.


Allan Evans

AI Advisor

Formerly a Silicon Valley CEO at Avegant, Allan is a technologist with a wide spectrum of interests including AR/VR, AI, food, Space travel, personalized medicine and economics.


James Sowers

ICO Advisor

James Sowers is an ICO And Crypto Asset Ambassador who has invested/advised over 35+ startups and ICOs in 2017. These include Filecoin, Tezos, TenX, Ripple, Bancor, and Omise.


Chad Anderson

ICO Advisor

Chad has an impressive network of executives along with a unique ability to forecast market trends. This positions Mr. Anderson to be a powerhouse of future business in both the Block Chain and Entertainment fields. Pre-ICO and ICO investing is his specialty.

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