DHIREN P. HARCHANDANI, Chief Technology Offier

Mr. Harchandani has 20 years of experience in the technology sector and began his career in consulting in THE Silicon Valley during the Dot-com era. Mr. Harchandani has been exposed to various businesses, from Fortune 50 companies to three-man startups. He has also led teams that have implemented and managed a wide range of technologies.

In 2006, Mr. Harchandani moved to the Gulf, where for the past 12 years he has been a serial entrepreneur focused on emerging and innovative technologies. He has founded, managed, and exited from multiple ventures. His extensive experience in technology spans consumer-facing applications and infrastructure technologies to SaaS for the Real Estate sector.

Beyond technology management and entrepreneurial pursuits, Mr. Harchandani has led companies in the Retail and Apparel Manufacturing sectors with sales in excess of $400 million.

Mr Harchandani attained his B.S. from the University of the Pacific and in 2014 attended Harvard Business School. He is an active angel investor in technology businesses and is an active mentor to startup founders worldwide. He has been an investor in crypto for several years.

DAN FOLEY, Communications Advisor

Dan Foley is the CEO and co-founder of Tailored Ink and its subsidiary, Tailored ICO, a marketing and business development agency focused on blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and ICOs.

He and his team have contributed to numerous ICO projects, including Permian, PATRON, New York City Real Estate Coin, and Loyakk, among others. He specializes in the strategic messaging needed to carry crypto projects forward to success. An award-winning copywriter, he has written for Fortune 500 companies, budding startups, and everything in between. Some of his credits include Google, Goodwill, Scholastic, Forbes, Thrillist, and Entrepreneur Magazine.

Dan earned an American Web Design Award for his copywriting on the American National Bank website. He received a BA in English from Boston College and an MBA from Smartly.

HAN-GWON LUNG, Marketing Advisor

Mr. Lung is the founder and co-owner of Tailored Ink, an NYC-based boutique digital marketing and copywriting agency, as well as Tailored ICO, which specializes in blockchain and ICO/STO marketing. He has spent most of his professional career working agency-side and in-house in communications and online marketing.

Prior to joining NYCREC and starting Tailored Ink, Mr. Lung spent nearly 10 years working for agencies like The Economist and The Writer, as well as Fortune 500 clients like Google, Microsoft, Oracle, and Cisco. He has served as new business development, account manager, project manager, content strategist, copywriter, and editor for various brands over the years.

Mr. Lung graduated from Stuyvesant High School of Math & Science in downtown New York City, and received his Bachelor of Arts in English at Amherst College. He is currently a member of the Young Entrepreneur’s Council, and writes a column for Entrepreneur. He also contributes regularly to YEC partner publications like Forbes and Fast Co.