About Us

Totem is your guide to the blockchain industry. We use our deep understanding of the industry and diverse backgrounds to help clients design functional, flexible, and resilient blockchain applications and implementations. We help turn the ideas of today into the successful businesses of tomorrow by turning turn theoretical use-cases into practical applications.

As an associated company of Pink Sky Group, we take an in-depth, proprietary view of token design, issuance, and the blockchain industry as a whole, and bring these assets to bear on your project.

We know what it takes to be successful in projects of all sizes, from high-growth to early-stage, and work as your partner to help you reach your goals. We are committed to elevating the standard in the blockchain industry by executing high-quality work, spearheading industry knowledge, and empowering our clients. 

Co-Creation

We celebrate difference and collaboration in people, skills, and knowledge. When clients, partners, and team members adopt a co-creation mindset, great things happen.

Compassion

To have compassion means to understand and try to solve another’s challenges, a quality that creates mutual respect in the heart of the team and those we work with.

Honesty

We believe in fostering an environment where everyone can speak their minds, both internally and externally. Honesty breeds trust, problem-solving, and strong relationships.

Bravery

It takes bravery to enter a new industry or start a company in an unregulated, unproven space. We value proactivity because it heightens the core competency of our team.

Our Passion for Knowledge

We are committed to elevating the standard of work in the industry and believe that education is one of the best ways to accomplish this.

Leadership Team

 

Jackie Morck

Jackie Morck

Co-Founder/CEO

Jackie is a Silicon Valley native and has been at the cutting edge of technology for more than a decade. She has over four years of experience in machine learning and blockchain, founded a B2B technology company, and was an entrepreneur in residence at Originate, a pioneer in AI-driven technologies. Passionate about growth stage organizations, Jackie has focused on bringing innovation to legacy-based industries through her own companies and others. She is currently an analyst at ShadowFund Ventures, which invests in technology for the built environment, and has sat as an executive in residence at The Combine, whose mission is to help growth stage companies successfully scale.
Wesley Norris

Wesley Norris

Head of Design

Wes joined Totem as head of design after years of refining his interdisciplinary skill set. He has created web and mobile UI solutions for consumer and B2B companies like AVEDA, Microsoft, and Plenty of Fish. He works in a variety of mediums, including print, digital, spacial design, and has an affinity for 3D modeling. Wes uses a forward-thinking holistic approach to UX/UI and graphics, this allows him to design innovative and intuitive solutions for clients in the cutting-edge blockchain industry—whether leading clients through brand sprints, prototyping UX, illustrating custom visual assets, creating essential communication tools like investment decks.
Yo Sub Kwon

Yo Sub Kwon

Technology Consultant

Yo is the co-founder and CEO of Hosho Group. As an early contributor to the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, he was the co-founder of Coinsetter, one of the first U.S.-based exchanges that was later acquired by Kraken. He went on to be the architect and co-founder of LaunchKey, a cybersecurity company focused on a multi-factor authentication, which was Pantera Capital’s only non-blockchain investment. LaunchKey is now owned by TransUnion and still lives on as a growing product. In 2013, Inc. Magazine placed Yo on its prestigious “30 Under 30” entrepreneur list. He focused on both blockchain and security with Hosho, the leading blockchain security company that conducts smart contract audits and penetration testing.
Cylus Watson

Cylus Watson

Strategy Consultant

After graduating from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in business and sociology, Cylus turned his attention towards early-stage investments. Around 2012 he discovered Bitcoin, quickly absorbing the ideas found in blockchain technology. As the blockchain space grew, so did the amount of time he dedicated to understanding it and investing in it, focusing primarily on emerging technologies and initial coin offerings. Today Cylus is a  partner at Pink Sky, where he has a proven track record of identifying and capitalizing on early-stage investments in the blockchain space.
Sviat Chumakov

Sviat Chumakov

Head of Technology

Sviat is a full-stack software engineer with over seven years of experience in the field. He started experimenting with Bitcoin in 2011 and learned Solidity when he built a B2B machine learning reputation platform. Sviat has worked with clients like Deutsche Post DHL (“My DHL”), Aer Lingus (“Discovery” and “Check-in”), Home Hardware (“Dealer Portal”), and Telcordia/Ericsson (“Activator”). He has experience building web services, working in Linux & Unix, and developing mobile apps, desktop apps, and SPAs using React and AngularJS. Sviat works with Javascript/NodeJS, HTML, and CSS, and he also enjoys Java and Python. He has taught advanced programming  classes; he is fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian, and speaks some Korean, Japanese, French, and Polish.

Tim Cronin

Tim Cronin

Head of Accounts

Tim has a background in investment banking, global capital markets, and advertising. He most recently was a middle market equity research sales analyst for investment bank Jefferies in New York City and is able to use this experience to understand the new markets of cryptocurrency. He is an experienced project manager and tracks every aspect from intake to completion.

 

Bradley Libson

Bradley Libson

Strategy Consultant

Bradley earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s of science in data mining—a focus on statistical analysis of large data sets—both from the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business. An early Bitcoin adopter, he has been investing in blockchain technologies since 2012. In 2017, he co-founded Pink Sky Group, a blockchain-focused investment management group. Bradley has provided high-level advisory services to a number of projects in the ICO and STO space and sits on the board of Totem.

Interested in becoming part of the Totem team?