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Meet the team

Senior Leadership

Ben Putley


Ten years’ experience in digital advertising, predominantly focused on selling software to global publishers.

Ben led the new business function at The Fifth, News Corp’s influencer marketing agency, where he delivered £2m+ in influencer marketing campaigns with brands including Disney+, Heineken, LR Suntory, Unilever and Nestle.

Prior to the Fifth, Ben led all software sales for Sharethrough’s European Business, selling content management solutions to CNN (International/ Domestic), Forbes, The Telegraph, The Daily Mail and other Comscore top 100 publishers.

Adam Chorley


Ten years of experience spent on the sell-side at start-ups and large legacy publishers.

Adam started his working life in ad operations before moving on to become a highly successful salesperson.

He was the Sales Director at SmartFrame technologies, a start-up helping image owners protect, track, present and monetise their images. His role was to build an entire advertising strategy, team and product from the ground up.

Before this, Adam was the Programmatic Director at Conde Nast, helping to bring new advertising technology and revenue streams to a global legacy publisher.

Chandrasekhar Narayana


Twenty years of experience in various disciplines of software development, architecture, management, and delivery of complex programs. Specialization in information security, privacy, and regulatory aspects of data-driven solutions.

Chandru has worked with clients such as BT, Cisco, Virgin Media, and Vodafone in various capacities. He comes with significant experience in overcoming technical, strategic, and regulatory challenges in the field of digital advertising.

Recently, he helped to build and operationalize Virgin Media’s targeted advertising platform.

Benjamin Dunkel

Vice President

More than ten years experience in eCommerce and SAAS with a focus on team management, solution consulting and project delivery.

Prior to joining Alkimi, Benjamin was part of the EMEA leadership team at Bazaarvoice, where he managed a team of Solution Consultants based in London, Paris and Munich and advised many of the leading brands and retailers across EMEA and the US.

Benjamin is fluent in German, English and French, and has been a self-taught blockchain enthusiast since 2017.

In 2020, he founded - now part of Alkimi Akademi - a successful online training and coaching business that teaches people on how to safely get started in their journey as a blockchain and cryptocurrency investor.

Vincent Boujnah


Vincent has always been working in fast growing tech and international environments. Whilst born and raised in France, he started his career in NYC back in the 90s with DoubleClick, the internet advertising pioneer later acquired by Google. He then became the CFO of Toluna, supporting the growth from 20 employees in France to 800 globally within only 4 years. Vincent was then in charge of all finance operations outside of the US for BazaarVoice, an Austin based company listed on the NASDAQ and then with Quantcast, a digital advertising solution leveraging AI.

After a semi break of 5 years during which Vincent decided to support his 3 fast growing kids and became a part-time CFO and advisor to help scale-ups, Vincent was now appointed CFO of Alkimi where his extensive experience will be highly valuable.

Core Team

Morgan Selbekk

Head of Project Management & Web3 Integrations

Paul Dimmock

Head of Demand, EMEA

Georges Tertois

Leadership Team

Emily Putley

Digital Marketing Manager (Growth)

Vikki Mandy


Kalidas Engaiahraj

Blockchain, Smart Contracts

Varadharajan Jeevarethinam

Blockchain, Smart Contracts, State Channels

Gediminas Strumila

Front-end Developer

Yana Zhbanova

UI / UX Designer

Tommy Chan

Smart Contract Developer

Sriram Engaiahraj

Developer, API Testing

Charles Keenen

Marketing Executive

Balachandar Sivalingam Nadar

Developer, Security and Performance

Vishnupriya Polraj

DevOps, Tester


Tim J O'Brien

Founder, Node Army

Dr Linden Leadbetter


Mark Woollard

Managing Director - Banijay Brands

Benjamin Jorgensen

CEO & Co-Founder, Constellation Network

Andrew Smith

Chief Product Officer, OpenSlate

Barry Herbst

Senior Vice President at The Elliot Group

Daniel Beard

Partner, Partis Solutions

The Scovells

Heads of Strategy, Stanley Street