The Equanauts

The mission of an equanaut

The mission and pledge to create value through mutually equatable and consensual ethical agreements.

The Equanauts

Shawn Owen

Chief Executive Officer

Entrepreneur with experience in management and ownership of enterprise operations with a passion for systems development, business operations, product delivery, and client service.

James Temple, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Accomplished C level executive and strategic partner and adviser to the Board, CEO and Management team. Business model expert with strategy, operations, finance, capital raising and m&a background focused on building customer and shareholder value.

Christopher Price

Chief Operating Officer

Operations, product development, and business strategy executive with a passion for startups and grand visions. MBA in Entrepreneurship and Venture Management and co-inventor of 4 US technology patents.

Phil Cowan

Chief Technology Officer

Phil has worked in the commercial industry for over 30 years conducting various levels of design, marketing, and engineering with web interfaces, mobile development, and advanced data architecture.

Sten Wie

Vice President of Sales

Sales Strategist and business developer with 15+ years of experience in project management, communications, and team building.

Josef Schaible

Sales Consultant

20+ years’ experience in FinTech and entrepreneurship. He was the co-founder of enterprises such as NexTrade, Matchbookfx, Anderen Financial, and AtlasBanc Panama. He was also former President of LavaFlow.

Matt Armstrong

Sales Consultant

Recruitment & Talent, Business Strategist, deal flow analyst and advisor of multiple fintech projects with 10+ years of experience in project management, lead generation and community building.

Malcolm Mccutcheon


Social Media and Marketing Strategist, author and performance artist with a passion for helping innovative startups gain traction in competitive markets.

Kelley Cochran

Chief of Staff

Proven leader with over 18+ years in hospitality management & interior design with a passion for people & project management, as well as event planning. Thrives on the chaos of start ups and new business openings.

Cherie Neal


A dedicated Paralegal with 13 years of hospitality and construction management experience. A proven team leader with an emphasis on contracts, auditing, legal research, managing budgets, regulatory compliance obligations, and safeguarding company reputations.

Chuck Williams

Tech Lead

Product, Project, Development Team Management, & Information Architect. Twice Patented Developer with 21 years Interface & Experience Development.

Ambrosia Owen

Sales Consultant

Sales Strategist and business developer with a bachelors in psychology and art. Ambrosia is currently working towards a masters degree in art therapy.


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Ashe Oro


Ashe is a serial entrepreneur, a leader in the blockchain space, and an outspoken voice for those seeking to build personal wealth while maximizing their personal freedom.

Amanda Costanzi


Seasoned marketing strategist with expertise driving business development and go-to-market strategies for startups and growth-stage companies.

Matt Vannini


Experienced Strategic Development Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Strong business development professional skilled in Budgeting, Food & Beverage, Business Planning, Integrated Marketing, and Advertising.

Michael Scott


Blockchain Journalist with over 10 years experience in the news and media space. Former healthcare executive with three hospitals and a community health center. Corporate formation advocate. Taoist philosophy enthusiast.

Jesse Anglen


Jesse and his team have been entrepreneurs in the tech industry for 10 years with a focus on managing software development projects. He has a very strong background in Blockchain technology and AI.

Sterlin Lujan


Sterlin is a crypto futurist, startup adviser, public speaker, marketer, and communications specialist. He is the former communications ambassador for and a diehard evangelist for decentralized tech.

Tron Black


Freedom advocate, crypto developer, entrepreneur, and founder of two startups which were sold to publicly traded companies. Tron has been working in the crypto-currency space as a miner, developer, investor & trader.