Kordek, Lukasiewicz join SONM advisory board ahead of pending ICO

Blockchain-powered universal fog supercomputer SONM has named Lisk CEO Max Kordek and former Coinstter and Cavirtex CEO Jaron Lukasiewicz to its board of advisors. Mr. Kordek will assist with the coming ICO (beginning June 15), marketing, public relations and business decisions while Mr. Lukasiewicz will advise on investor relations, business development, marketing and compliance.
“As President of the Lisk Foundation, proponents of the decentralized blockchain application platform with a market cap of $233 million, Max’s expertise in the space in unparalleled,” SONM CEO Sergey Ponomarev said. “Pioneering modern best practices for ICOs, Max and the Lisk team raised 14,000 BTC at the advent of the token sale revolution. Max brings extraordinary knowledge that will help us advance SONM’s decentralized supercomputing network and help crystalize SONM’s vision of becoming a secure and cost-effective way to run general purpose computing workloads.”
In addition to his work at Lisk, the blockchain application platform enabling users to build applications in Javascript, and the Lisk Foundation, Mr. Kordek is a director of Lightcurve GmbH, a blockchain consultancy, development studio and marketing agency.
“I believe SONM is an incredibly exciting project for the crypto community and I’m delighted to contribute,” Mr. Kordek said. “SONM’s strong core belief in decentralization and the pooling of shared resources aligns with Lisk’s mission to create a decentralized future and will positively shape future blockchain endeavors.”
Mr. Lukasiewicz has been active in the bitcoin and blockchain industry for five years. Coinsetter, the bitcoin exchange he founded in New York, was sold to Kraken in January 2016. Kraken also acquired Cavirtex, Canada’s oldest and largest bitcoin exchange, while he was its CEO. He is currently an EVP at Rhodes Corporation, a company managing the corporate finance activities of a group of businesses with a combined asset base north of $1 billion.
“I am excited about the future of the SONM project, which I believe can revolutionize the fog computing market,” Mr. Lukasiewicz said. “Backed by a superb core team of developers, advisors, and researchers, I see SONM stretching the boundaries of what blockchain technology can accomplish in the cloud computing market. My time spent as an active advisor to SONM will support the project’s growth and accomplishment of its global business development goals, particularly in the US market.”
ICO details:
  • Runs June 15 – July 15
  • SONM (SNM) tokens issued on Ethereum blockchain
  • Token creation, minting and mining ends at ICO’s conclusion
  • A progressive bonus structure is present for the first 80 per cent of tokens sold during the ICO
  • BTC, ETH and other major cryptocurrencies can be used (1 ETH = 606 SNM)

Buyers will use SNM to pay for calculations executed via SONM’s smart contracts-based platform. The amount of SNM to issue for cryptocurrencies aside from ETH are calculated according to current exchange rates in Ethereum.