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The Founders

The driving forces behind Xircus are the Showman, the Magician, and the Ticketmaster. They've been instrumental in shaping Xircus into what it is today.

The Showman

Establishes business fundamentals, investor relations, promotion, partnerships and marketing strategies from implementation to fruition.
Falco Pangkey  - Co-founder & CEO Linkedin A marketing leader with 15 years of passioned experience in disrupting the industries; Founding member top-200 project “Locktrip” a decentralized ecosystem and marketplace for hotels. Advised and worked on multiple FinTech/blockchain projects from London-based digital banks to even non-crypto projects at “TBWA” one of the biggest agencies in the world and a top #3 employment agency in The Netherlands
The Xircus Team consists of professionals with years of crypto experience in several popular projects like Akash Network, Mantra Dao, Chainlink, Cosmos and many more.

The Magician

Builds the entire platform infrastructure and implemented technical strategies for decentralization, scalability, modularization, open sourcing, gamification, accessibility and future proofing
Michael Molina  -  Co-founder & CTO Linkedin Software Solution Architect with 15 years of solid full stack web, mobile and desktop development, blockchain, devops, cybersecurity, and technical team management experience. Worked and managed projects from top fortune 500 companies in the US, AU and UK such as USSLC, Disney, MTV Networks and Wholefoods Market. Startup founder of a same-day delivery company in the PH

The Ticket Master

A spider in the Xircus network. Erik provides lines of communication between communities, our developers front & backend, partners and consultants. Erik makes sure the plans actually get rolling
Erik de Groot  - Founding member & COO LinkedIn
Erik de Groot, leverages his background as a discerning private investor and entrepreneur in the health and IT sectors to foster innovation in the web3 space. Renowned for his expertise in communications and growth strategies, Erik orchestrates community-engaging initiatives like hackathons and learning courses. A true "spider in the web," he collaborates closely with operations lead, Thea, to ensure seamless team coordination and strategic partnerships, amplifying Xircus' reach and impact. His leadership is pivotal in scaling operations and championing a democratized and inclusive web3 engagement.

The Stage Manager

Thea WR  - Founding member & Operations Lead LinkedIn
Thea is the Operations Lead at Xircus with a rich history in the crypto space, having worked with MEXC. Boasting an engineering background, her versatile experience spans from FinTech and Crypto to Real Estate and Welding Engineering. A self-proclaimed generalist, she thrives on challenges and possesses a strong knack for research and analysis. Her adaptability and problem-solving prowess, combined with a keen interest in DeFi, Crypto, Energy, and Renewables, make her an invaluable asset to any team. Currently, as Xircus gears up to scale, Thea's operational expertise will be pivotal.

The Juggler

Charles Tan, Founding member & CSO
Charles brings a wealth of marketing expertise to the forefront. Formerly Head of Marketing at Coinstore (CEX) in Singapore, he achieved remarkable success, growing the user base to 400,000 within a year. With experience in consulting roles with TI Capital and Ansen Ventures in China, Charles specializes in web3 project incubation, growth, and strategy including fundraising. His strategic acumen and commitment to innovation define his vision as CSO, aimed at steering organizations to unprecedented growth in the dynamic digital asset landscape.