Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Bill is a Board Director of Bitfury and co-founder Chairman of data science company Treasure Data. He is an early seed investor behind high profile startups Canva, Color Genomics, Tweetdeck/Twitter, Wish.com and Zoom Video. He is a Partner Emeritus for CRV after establishing their Silicon Valley office. Previously he founded several successful technology companies and served as Board Director of 7 publicly listed companies. He holds a BSEE with Honors from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Harvard.
Joseph Flinn joins Hut 8 following 12 years of senior leadership at Sysco Corporation, where he played an integral role as both Chief Financial Officer of Sysco Canada, and President of Sysco Canada’s Eastern Division, and 2 years as President of Clarke Freight Transportation Group, a major national freight carrier. Mr. Flinn holds a business degree from Saint Mary’s University and is a chartered professional accountant. Currently Mr. Flinn is the CFO of Seaboard Transportation Group, a major international bulk transportation group of companies.
Jeremy Sewell is the Chief Financial Officer for the Bitfury Group and has 30 years of extensive international financial, commercial and operating experience. He was most recently CFO of the Silicon Valley fintech company eCurrency, where he led the equity investment from eBay Founder Pierre Omidyar’s VC and Bridgewater Associates and Farallon Capital hedge fund founders Ray Dalio and Tom Steyer.
Chris Eldredge is the former president and CEO of DuPont Fabros Technology (“DFT”), a NYSE listed data center focused real estate investment trust. While in this role, Mr. Eldredge repositioned the company and established its expansion strategy which eventually led to its sale to Digital Realty Trust for US$7.9 billion. Prior to joining DFT, Mr. Eldredge was executive vice president of global solutions at NTT America Inc., one of the largest global IT infrastructure services providers. Mr. Eldredge received an MBA from Dowling College; a Master’s in communication arts from New York Institute of Technology; and a Bachelor’s in business administration in marketing from Hofstra University where he earned a full athletic scholarship.
Sanjiv Samant is a Managing Partner at Round13 Capital where he founded and runs the Round13 Growth Fund, focused on investing in later stage Canadian growth opportunities in technology and healthcare. Mr. Samant has over twenty years of experience working with and advising a wide variety of Canadian growth companies on strategy, M&A, IPO and capital raising initiatives. Prior to establishing the Round13 Growth Fund, Sanjiv headed the Technology, Media, Telecommunication, Sustainability and Healthcare investment banking group at a Canadian bank owned dealer. Mr. Samant holds an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School, an M.B.A. from York University’s Schulich School of Business and a B.A. (Economics) from the University of Western Ontario.