Leadership Team

The Ohanae leadership team has diverse expertise and background in blockchain and network security.
Gregory Hauw

Greg provides the direction and impetus to Ohanae's development, and effectively manages its progress. Prior to Ohanae, Greg was the president of Mykenae from August 2001 to June 2006. Mykenae was a venture funded data privacy security start-up with operations in San Jose, Singapore, and Wuhan, China. Prior to Mykenae, Greg was the president of Internet Appliance from 1999 to June 2001. Internet Appliance was a venture funded VPN appliance Startup based in Fremont, CA. Before Internet Appliance, Greg was the managing director of Connected Computing from 1997 to 1998.

As managing director of Zenith Data System (Asia Pacific) from 1995 to 1996, he developed a full distribution channel for the company in Asia. Zenith Data Systems was merged into Packard Bell NEC in 1996. From 1989 to 1994, Greg was vice president and general manager, Asia pacific operations for Advanced Logic Research, Inc. (acquired by Gateway). He developed ALR from a dead start to one of the bestselling brands of PC servers in Southeast Asia. Previously, he held sales management positions with Wearnes Technology and Automated Systems (acquired by Computer Sciences of America).

Greg holds an MBA degree in strategic marketing from the University of Hull, U.K. and a degree in marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, U.K.

Professor Robert Deng

Professor Deng, is Director of SIS Research Canter and Associate Dean of the School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University (SMU). Prior to SMU, he was the principle scientist and manager of the Information Security Department at the Institute of Infocomm Research (I2R). He has an illustrious R&D Career. He worked on and managed various R&D projects in information security, e-commerce, network interconnection, and data storage systems, including the first full strength virtual private network software outside of US and the first operational internet cash card system. He holds more than 20 patents and has produced more than 180 technical publications in international conferences, journals and books.

Professor Deng served as editor of various international journals and on numerous program and advisory committees of many international conferences in information, computer and communications security such as the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy and the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security. He was the program co-chair of the 2007 ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security and has been invited to give more than 20 invited or keynote speeches at international conferences.

Prior to I2R, Professor Deng was the director of the Ubiquity Lab at Kent Ridge Digital Labs (KRDL) in Singapore in charge of R&D in Secure Distributed Enterprise Thrusts. He was an associate at the Magnetic Technology Centre / Data Storage Institute where he was the consultant to Seagate Technology and Wearnes Peripherals.

In early 2006, Professor Deng was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Fellow for Research Excellence by the Singapore Management University. In November 1999, he was awarded the Outstanding University Researcher Award by the National University of Singapore for his contributions in the development of a security system for e-commerce. Earlier in the same year, Professor Deng was awarded the KRDL Excellence Award for his achievements in Secure Distributed Enterprises Thrust. In 1998, he won the KRDL Achievement Award.

Professor Deng has been winning honours since 1980 when he was awarded the first prize in the First All-University Physics Contest before graduating in 1981 from the National University of Defence Technology, China. He went on to obtain his MSc in 1983, and PhD in 1985, from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago.
Daniel Kaylor

Daniel, a member of the California Bar, has been practicing commercial law since 1981. He specializes in intellectual property, including computer law; commercial litigation; corporate contracts and licensing agreements; employer/employee relations; general corporate matters and start-up advice.

His clients includes Mirage Systems, a premier underground radar specialist; Canary Communications, a leading supplier of connectivity hardware, BeamOn Technologies, the technology leader in laser-etched stencils; the Andalé chain of restaurants, Baldur Systems, the largest supplier of latex gloves in the US; Data MediaSource, a top tier supplier of new and recycled media storage products.

A former teacher, Daniel taught classes in investing to, among others, Prince Khalid bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud and Richard Li. Daniel is a graduate of Providence College (A.B. 1965), NDEA Fellow Stanford University (M.A. 1970) and Lincoln University (J.D. 1981).
Albert K. Woo

Albert is a financial service professional, with expertise in establishing and operating offices in Asia for leading American investment banking/brokerage firms. He has a broad background spanning 27 years in equities, futures, foreign exchange, accounting, and back office operations.

Albert has started and managed offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore Tokyo, Sydney, and other cities for Bear Stearns, Smith Barney, and Shearson Lehman. He has participated in several IPOs, and served as managing director at Bear Stearns and Senior Vice President at Smith Barney and Shearson Lehman. He also served board of directors of many subsidiaries in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, Japan for Shearson Lehman and Bear Stearns during 1978 to 1995. Albert has a BA degree from Hong Kong Baptist University, an MBA from Stetson University, and post-MBA studies at New York University.
Janice Chan

Janice is a founding member of Ohanae. She serves as the Vice President of Operations, where she is responsible for the company overall accounting, human resources, operations, assisting in strategic initiatives and as well as with fundraising. Before that, she was the worldwide Human Resource and Administration with Internet Appliance.

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