Simon worked in venture capital for leading Wall Street firms before becoming a trader at established global hedge funds. Simon has worked in fintech since 2014 and has taken on leadership roles at several companies in Malta. During this time, Simon engaged with regulators and politicians to develop the island’s blockchain strategy. Simon was CEO at BaseTwo Capital, the digital asset fund that founded Panther Protocol, a privacy solution that raised $22 million in just 90 minutes, and is currently Chief Strategy Officer for companies ranging from start-ups to unicorns. As an expert in tokenomics and business strategy, Simon has created numerous advisory boards involving executives from Binance, Coinbase, CoinPayments, UCL, Citi, and Deutsche Bank, and has consulted for law enforcement agencies, McKinsey, and Boston Consulting Group. At HOKK Finance, Simon will oversee the operational strategy and partnerships, and support transitioning the brand into DeFi 2.0.