Executive Team

John Knorring
CEO
John Knorring
John has worked in finance for over 18 years including leadership roles at Goldman Sachs, DRW Commodities, and was the former CEO of Abaxx Exchange and Clearing in Singapore. He has deep expertise in most listed commodity futures markets where he has managed risk and traded proprietarily. John graduated from Princeton University with an Operations Research and Financial Engineering degree.
Carlos Korten
President
Carlos Korten
Carlos has been designing and deploying technology innovation solutions for over 25 years, including leadership roles at Andersen Consulting and American Express. A product strategist, veteran leader, software developer and artist, he draws on diverse skills to drive business growth. Carlos studied at the University of Chicago, London School of Economics and Harvard University.
Andrew Jacobs
Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs
Andrew Jacobs
Andrew has deep expertise managing the legal, regulatory, financial, and operational functions of a number of significant buyside financial firms. From 2011 to 2018, Andrew was the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Jamison Capital Partners, which was one of the world’s largest discretionary commodity investment managers. Andrew studied at Harvard University and Harvard Law School.
Oliver Pearson
Head of Asia-Pacific
Oliver Pearson
Oliver Pearson, is a specialist in Commodities and OTC derivatives with 16 years’ experience across Asia-Pacific and Europe. Oliver was Senior Counsel for Goldman Sachs’ Global Markets and Commodities business in Asia-Pacific between 2012 - 2020. He has deep experience in cash and physically settled commodities products across the complex and regulatory reform implementation for OTC derivatives in Asia-Pacific. Oliver studied Law at the University of Cambridge.
Suresh Dixit
COO
Suresh Dixit
Suresh brings over 30 years of business experience including work for General Electric, AT&T and American Express. Suresh is an e-commerce innovator, a Business Architect, technology solution provider for Compliance, Legal and Corporate Ethics. Among his roles, he served as the Chief Operating Officer for a commodity exchange based in Singapore, and as a Senior Business Strategist for a Wealth Management business in the Caribbean.
Matthew Kelber
CMO
Matthew Kelber
Matt has over 25 years of experience in a variety of roles including marketing, product development, and customer experience. He was responsible for managing all customer communications for Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company. Prior to that, Matt led a variety of roles at American Express where he grew revenue through marketing innovation as well as successfully launched new products. Matt received his MBA from Rutgers University and his BS in Marketing at the University of Vermont.
Chiqui De Guzman
Partnerships
Chiqui De Guzman
Chiqui has 20 years experience in banking, managing a global mixed portfolio of high net worth individuals and corporate account focusing on growth and wealth fund management. Chiqui’s success is built upon cultivating and strengthening client and business relationships.
Alexis Joven
Head of Market Operations
Alexis Joven
Alexis has over 15 years experience in customer support, call centre operations, quality management and training. His expertise in customer service lends itself to an instinctive approach to operations and service excellence, allowing him to build and manage efficient teams that share his values. His ideals are anchored on the belief that technical expertise is just as important as building relationships, whatever discipline you are in.
Mayette Cidro Cubil
Partnerships
Mayette Cidro Cubil
Mayette has been in the field of Marketing, Business Development, and Project Management for over 20 years. Her experience spans multinationals to start-ups. Mayette led the Starbucks wifi project in the Philippines and also grew the marketing channel for 3 countries for Western Union Singapore. Mayette’s success is built on her passion for serving clients and working to design custom commercial solutions for their needs.