Blockchain Startup Lukso Announces Members Of Advisory Board

Job Appointments | March 4, 2019 By:

Blockchain startuo Lukso has announced the members of its newly formed advisory board.

Lukso is a blockchain platform specifically created for the fashion and lifestyle industry, providing a decentralized innovation and trust infrastructure for fashion brands, start-ups and customers. The firm is planning to conduct an initial coin offering (ICO) for its LYX token in late Summer 2019.

The newly formed advisory board brings together industry leaders from the forefronts of both fashion and technology spheres, allowing Lusko to foster interdisciplinary innovation at their intersections. Members include Dr. Berndt Hauptkorn, President Europe at CHANEL, formerly CEO UNIQLO Europe and Principal of the BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP. Yessin Schiegg, CFO Status.im & Ethereum ambassador. Péter Szilágyi, Core Developer Ethereum. Caroline Drucker, Head of Strategic Partnerships EMEA Instagram. David Fischer, Founder and CEO Highsnobiety. Rajeev Aikkara, VP Digital Technology Burberry. Daniel Heaf, VP/GM Global Direct Digital Commerce Nike. Tom Florio, Founder and CEO ENTTech Media Group. René Célestin, Founder and CEO OBO. Jarrad Hope, CEO and Co-founder Status.im Igor Barinov, Tech Lead POA Network. Dr. Mervyn G.Maistry, Founder & CEO Konfid.io & former Group COO Deutsche Bank. Dr. Sebastian Gajek, Chief Scientist and Co-founder Weeve & Professor for Cryptography Flensburg University.

The members of the advisory board will help the company achieve its mission of creating a digital fashion ecosystem that enables a brand new future-friendly space for fashion and lifestyle entities to create, innovate, and engage at large while harnessing the benefits of a decentralized and transparent industry landscape.

“We are very enthusiastic to have such a diverse, stellar league of leading experts on board as our advisors,” said Lukso CEO Marjorie Hernandez. “With their invaluable support and expertise LUKSO will continue its journey towards facilitating the technological foundation to move fashion forward.” said Lukso CEO Marjorie Hernandez.

“Creative talent and intelligence will remain mandatory for market success,” Hauptkorn said. “The blockchain opportunity offers a much higher level of transparency about the uniqueness of an item, thus giving confidence to the owner about its authenticity and value. I am very curious to see the technology develop further and I am glad to advise LUKSO on their way to building the blockchain solution for the fashion, lifestyle and luxury industries.”