Andrew Rippon is CEO of Thrupny, a new type of crypto currency, the Income Coin. He is also on the board of two further blockchain projects, Ubex and Fiduxa, both of which have raised significant investments and are delivering technology novation. Andrew has also advised multiple crypto projects in differing spheres, from decentralised data centres to yacht routing and autonomous drones. He lives in Dubai and Sardinia.
Andrew has been involved in crypto currencies since 2012 when he authored work on crypto to fiat exchanges. In 2015 he also wrote early work on blockchains and government. Today he is an independent blockchain consultant, crypto finance and ICO advisor. He has advised project ranging from sport to corporate services. He is currently advising Fiduxa, an ICO launching soon to revolutionize the recruitment industry. Andrew is also the interim COO of Ubex, an AI and blockchain disruption of programmatic advertising.
Andrew’s current full time project is as co-founder of Thrupny, the world’s first Income Coin.
Among his current interests, Andrew is working on models to leverage crypto currencies within consumer focused applications, including work on personal data, gamification, stable coins and asset management.
In his recent past Andrew was the Blockchain Lead at NXN, developing technology at the intersection of crypto currencies and the underlying utility of blockchain. Andrew is also involved in startups within the space, having advised several on technology development, hardening and governance. Recently Andrew has been advisor for Goal Bonanza, BoatPilot, EVEN, Eggs and several other ICOs.
As leader of blockchain practice at NXN, Andrew put in place consortia to deliver complex solutions and is currently working on blockchain use cases for government and real estate customers. Solutions in these spaces are all about creating end to end, true digital workflows that allow for greater efficiency and make a step change in customer satisfaction. Examples of such use cases can be seen in the automation of government services towards citizens and residents. Equally, processes within real estate development concerning asset management, sales and tenant management can make a digitally powered step change.
Andrew has led initiatives to bring the power of internet technologies into business and government spheres since their inception and continues to work at the cutting edge, now specializing on blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. He has worked on many consumer applications within gaming, entertainment and practical tools.