CyChain was founded by Joe McGill to offer risk and advisory services to the digital currency community.
Joe managed complex financial and cyber investigations targeting top tier transnational organized cybercrime groups at the U.S. Secret Service (USSS), San Francisco Field Office. In this capacity, Joe was assigned to the USSS Electronic Crimes Task Force (ECTF) where he ran dark web targeting efforts and digital currency investigations.
During Joe’s tenure at the USSS, he led efforts to recover over $20,000,000 in digital currency from attackers and was assigned to Europol’s Joint Cyber Action Task Force (JCAT).
In 2018, Joe was a finalist for USSS Special Agent of the Year and was also recognized for Significant Case of the Year; which involved a case with over 50 cryptocurrency phishing websites resulting in millions of dollars in losses and victims across the globe.
Fisher is an experienced tech executive with a background in electrical engineering.
Fisher designed the web-based event management solution that became the core of EventU, now in use by thousands of non-profit organizations and Fortune 500 companies. Soon after, Fisher acquired the intellectual property for an application he developed for Regions Bank and co-founded Asentinel.
Fisher is the principal architect and patent inventor for Asentinel’s telecom expense management (TEM) solutions. In 2003, Gartner began tracking the TEM industry which grew to over $2B by 2015. In 2008, Fisher received the first of his patents and successfully licensed his patents with several publicly traded competitors. In 2013, he left Asentinel to again be the CEO of Cornerstone Technologies.
Breslin is a 24 year veteran of the USSS where he retired as the Deputy Assistant Director (DAD) in the Office of Investigations. Breslin led oversight of 162 domestic and foreign field offices consisting of approximately 3,000 personnel and $57M budget.
Prior to Breslin’s role as a DAD, he investigated transnational cyber and financial crime, including network intrusions and the theft of data and information from corporate, financial and government institutions.
Breslin led efforts to develop highly effective security solutions which ensured the protection of U.S. and foreign dignitaries and facilities including the President of the United States, the Vice President and visiting heads of state.
Winkler acts as a serial entrepreneur in the FinTech sector. For the last 1 1/2 years, Winkler was involved in a venture in the crypto valley in Switzerland. As Chairman of ayondo Ltd., Singapore, Winkler floated the group in March 2018 at the Singapore Stock Exchange as the first fintech listing and retired from this executive role thereafter.
Winkler previously held senior executive positions at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and also worked as Executive Director and Head of Sales for Switzerland Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities at Goldman Sachs International, London.
Kennedy spent 16 years at Apple where he finished as WW General and Administrative Controller overseeing $1.2B in annual expense and capital budgets for several function areas within the company.
Kennedy has held several Senior Executive roles and led planning Planning and Analysis, Business Development, Acquisition and IT Transformation at high-growth at technology-driven companies that include Kaiser, Cisco and Intel.