Meet the
Team

Ozone’s team is composed of industry veterans who banded together around a central belief: that users should be in control of their data, period.

The Team

Ben Colman
Co-Founder

Ben Colman

Co-Founder

Ben is a Co-Founder at Ozone. Ben was previously CEO of Covertix (acquired by MicroFocus in 2018), a cybersecurity platform that helped F500 and government clients track files no matter where they are sent or stolen. At Goldman Sachs, he led blockchain and cyber-security commercialization in the office of the CIO. Prior to this, Ben co-founded PlaceAVote, a blockchain-based voting platform that was first in allowing citizens to securely vote on individual government issues. Prior to this, he worked at Google. Ben’s mission is to decentralize data ownership for all internet users, where only the data creator controls the access, authority, and attribution of their data.

Lyndon Oh
Co-Founder

Lyndon Oh

Co-Founder

Lyndon is a Co-Founder at Ozone. Lyndon was previously CEO of Findyr, a crowdsourced data collection platform sourcing hyper-local opinion and market data for Fortune 500 companies and Gallup. He was co-founder and CEO of location analytics company Leviathan Analytics (acquired by Findyr in 2018). At Google, Lyndon worked on protecting 1 Billion+ users’ data on Android (Google Play). Prior to this, he worked at Facebook, leading an analytics team in ads data science. Lyndon’s mission is to change the way users interact with their favorite brands and give every internet user a piece of the wealth generated from their personal data.

Analise Crites
Chief of Staff

Analise Crites

Chief of Staff

Analise is the Chief of Staff at Ozone. As Director of Operations at secure messaging app, Dust, Analise worked closely with Mark Cuban to scale an encrypted chat platform and ICO, all while starting a family. As Ozone’s Certified Scrum Master, she brings extensive operations experience to an international team of privacy and encryption experts. When not at Ozone, she can be found with her family at the beach (but never in the water) and baking sugar-free desserts.

Scott Steinhardt

Content

Scott is the Content Director at Ozone. After spending the past decade as a writer and editorial director for finance brands StockTwits and Republic, Scott followed his passion for privacy and universal basic income to Ozone. When not working with the Ozone team to build his dream product, Scott can be found at home, baking bread in the comfort of his wife and cat in Brooklyn.

Jonathan Ikemura
Creative Director

Jonathan Ikemura

Creative Director

Jonathan is the Creative Director at Ozone. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Ikemura spent years as a photographer and freelance illustrator after graduating from OTIS College of Art and Design. He most recently served as Lead Designer at Dust, Mark Cuban’s secure messaging app. When not building Ozone, Jon can be found hiking in the mountains.

Ignacio Vivona
Engineering

Ignacio Vivona

Engineering

Ignacio is the Lead Engineer at Ozone. Living in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Ignacio spent the last fifteen years building amazing products and systems for the most diverse, tech-forward business in travel, healthcare, retail, and beyond. When not coding, Ignacio enjoys soccer, photography, and sailing.

Matias Oria
Engineering

Matias Oria

Engineering

Matias is a Software Engineer at Ozone. For the past 15 years he has been developing consumer and enterprise software, most recently at Market Realist, Electronic Arts and Sabre Holdings. He is passionate about creating new tools for users to create the best experience possible. When not working at Ozone, he enjoys playing cello and hiking.

Haris Quershi
Engineering

Haris Quershi

Engineering

Haris is a software engineer at Ozone. A Texas native who was born in Brazos County and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, he has been personally mentioned in Austin-area press such as the Austin Chronicle, Austin American-Statesman, Austin Monthly, KUTX & The Daily Texan. His experience includes working for the oldest music store in Texas, building the web front end of one of Austin’s hottest ed-tech startups, handling IT support for one of the world’s largest cybersecurity firms, working at a software development bootcamp in San Francisco and performing with his hometown friends at events like the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival.

Anthony Mainero
Advisor, Engineering

Anthony Mainero

Advisor, Engineering

Advisor, Engineering

Peter Fusco
Advisor, Digital Marketing

Peter Fusco

Advisor, Digital Marketing

Advisor, Digital Marketing

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