Team & Culture

Nurturing talent, encouraging growth and empowering a culture of inclusivity and Learning

Management Team

Our founding team brings in 20+ years of experience in enterprise IT architecture, big data, artificial intelligence, integration and solution delivery in telecommunications and financial services.

Adi Ben-Ari
Founder & CEO

Adi has over 20 years of enterprise software experience. In 2015, he founded Applied Blockchain in London and focused on leading major blockchain and advanced cryptography solutions for businesses.

Adi is widely recognised as an independent thought leader in the industry, a noted speaker at major conferences, and acts as an advisor for a number of startups. His work has been noted by the UK Government, where he was invited to present at Parliament, the House of Lords, and at University College London.
Adi has co-invented and designed a number of patents related to confidential computing, cryptography, blockchain and mobile payments. His most recent projects include the launch of Silent Data: a product suite providing a data privacy layer for blockchains.
Christopher Harrison
Head of Engineering
Cláudia Neves
People Operations and Culture Manager
Tudor Popescu
Operations Manager
Andrew Campbell
Head of Product
Christopher Miller
Blockchain Architect
Maria Dragan
Recruitment Manager
Donna Bengio
Growth & Strategy Manager

Our Values

Be a “big head”
Think out of the box, take on more responsibilities and ownership.
“Lean in”
Embrace new or different ideas.
Passion for Technology
We're passionate about technology, especially blockchain, and its transformative potential for industries.
Team Player
Help, support, mentor, collaborate.
Trust, openness with everyone where practically possible, sharing problems and issues.
Embrace Challenges
Curiosity, learning from mistakes.
Learning Together
Openly raising, challenging and debating ideas.
High Standards
Excellence, professionalism, quality.
Customer and Team Long Term Relationships
We build lasting relationships by being fair, open, transparent, and upholding high standards.

Internal activities

AB Breakfasts

Twice a week our team gets together for breakfast in Porto and London.

AB Team Meetings

Twice a month the whole team meets for a company meeting

AB Lunches

Every month our team gets together for lunch in Porto.

AB Talks

Every month our team gets together for a talk on exciting topics.

AB Showcases

Every month our team gets together to learn best practices.

Team Events

We get together for company events in Porto 4 times per year. Here are some of the latest highlights.

AB Team Workshops Summer 2023 in Porto

AB Team Building Spring 2024 in Porto