WE BELIEVE YOUR CRYPTO WALLET
SHOULD HAVE NO WALL IN IT

We are the first platform where you can enter and thrive in the crypto world without barriers. We are committed to closing the financial and technological gaps that keep people in developing countries from growing their finances and smashing their goals.

We want to unblock your potential through crypto. And we know how to do it: we hold crypto operating licenses in Switzerland, the US and Latin America and are backed by over 20 years of experience in fintech and building innovative payment networks.

We believe in your financial growth. Do you?

The country where you live should not define what you can achieve in life. We believe disparity starts and grows with the lack of access to knowledge and tools. We want to unblock the advantage of buying and selling, sending and receiving, remitting, cashing out, and paying through cryptocurrency in an intuitive and secure platform, for everyone.

LEADERSHIP

International, experienced, committed. Meet our team of founders and collaborators.

Founder – Chief Executive Officer

OSCAR FLORES

Born disruptor. Fintech entrepreneur since 2001, crypto investor since 2013, and solutions developer for blockchain and cryptocurrencies since 2016. Oscar is the founder of  6 technology companies, including a successful exit of Paguelofacil.com, and currently, he’s also the CEO of mPos Global.

Oscar has been CTO of companies in the United States, in charge of the development of financial platforms with budgets in the tens of millions of dollars. He is a software engineer and architect with a professional certification from MIT in innovation technologies, cybersecurity and complex systems architecture. A curious mind, driven, thorough, and passionate about all things tech. But this is something you might already guessed, right?

Founder – Chief Operating Officer

Jonathan Palacios

Innovation trailblazer. Former Director of Business Development at VISA International, with more than 15 years of experience in the Financial Industry and considered Payment Expert in Latin America.

For 7 years, Jony led the business areas responsible for the digital transformation for consumers and businesses in BAC Credomatic, the main Financial Institution in Central America. During his 4 years at Visa International, he consolidated his expertise in payments, and supported the implementation of Co-Branded card programs: electronic commerce with sophisticated fraud prevention systems, and new payment solutions such as mPOS, tap to phone, push payments, mass transit terminal and digital payment ecosystems. Jonathan has a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from INCAE Business School and an Affiliate Graduate from MIT Sloan School of Management with an Advanced Certificate for Executives in Management, Innovation and Technology.

Board Advisor

Justin muntean

Empowering leader. CEO of Paynada, Former Senior Vice President of Sales for North American Bancard, Justin has more than 17 years of experience in the US financial sector focused on both payment industry and management of financial institutions.

Justin held several senior positions at top Fortune 250 companies and he’s a leadership expert, consultative sales, organization restructuring, human relations management, profit and loss management, merchant and affiliate acquisition, exchange, point of sale, and mobile payment solutions. He just loves driving disruptive business growth and if you work by his side,  you can tell!

Compliance Officer Latam

ITALO MACHUCA

Justice warrior. Founder Associate with more than 20 years of experience in the legal field. Lawyer, Public Notary, Anti Money Laundering Certified Associate. In charge of all things compliance at Unblock.

Italo has also an MBA with an emphasis in Finance, he’s a Post Graduate Expert in Management of Financial Institutions and has several international courses specializing in Compliance, Fraud Prevention and Anti Money Laundering. Expert in Banking and Multinational Companies in Compliance, Anti Money Laundering, Data Privacy, Regulatory Issues, Corporate Governance, Merge and Acquisitions, Relationship with Regulators, Consumer Protection, and Customer Service.

Strategy Officer

HAYMOUTH BASSOUM

Impact driven. Senior Technology-Strategy-and-Advisory Executive at Accenture with  more than 15 years of experience in the field of Information Technology,  focusing on leading large transformation programs and shaping digital strategies and roadmaps for multinational companies.

Seasoned strategic relationship builder and passionate about Fintech and the potential it holds in enabling greater financial access and inclusion to underserved populations. Master in Computer Sciences from the CNAM engineering school in Paris and holds a mini-MBA for Tech Executive from Boston University, in MA, USA. He completed the Leadership Series program at Stanford Graduate School of Business and has advanced certificates from the digital curriculum at IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Chief Technology Officer

JAVIER FLORES

Computer genius. Senior Developer and Architect in more than ten programming languages, 18 years of experience in tech, over 1000 completed projects, and a successful developer of transactional platforms. 

Key element in the growth and success of Unblock, Javier is an expert in payment processing with a focus on  Visa and MasterCard international networks or third-party processors in multiple countries, carrying out PCI, MTIP, ADVT, or ISO8583 messaging certifications and giving extraordinary value with his skills. Did we already mention that he’s a computer genius? Well, we just wanted to make sure.

Chief Financial Officer

Mario Sánchez

Thinker and doer. Former Vice President of Retail Banking at Multibank Colombia and retired member of the Board of directors of Credibanco (VISA Colombia) and Redeban (MasterCard Colombia). More than 30 years of experience in the financial and banking industry.

Mario has a  Bachelor of Business Administration from the Pontífica Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá, a Master of Marketing, and a Diploma in Card Management from the University of Miami. mPos Global has recently been accepted under the Orange Economy Program of the Colombian government, and guess what: it wouldn’t have been possible without his management and support.

Swiss General Manager

Ludovic Saint-Germain

Systems wizard. Over 15 years of experience designing and implementing Computer Systems in Switzerland. An expert in tech, financial, mass consumer goods, and logistics and a unique background,, always with a focus on technical development, project management, and analytics.

For the last two years, he has supported the development and implementation of Unblock in Switzerland, managing relationships with several key players, like government, lawyers, compliance officers and accountants, in order the establish the basis for licensing approvals. He is the first Unblock employee in Switzerland appointed as Tech-Operations Operations Manager, and we can’t be prouder.

Head of Blockchain Solutions and Architect

Carlos Vivas

Into crypto since 2014. And not only that: since then, Carlos has been working in the architecture and engineering of business solutions based on blockchain and DLT for companies. He worked for ConsenSys, leader in Ethereum tech.

PhD in Innovation Economics at the Universidàd Autonoma de Madrid, Carlos now works as Senior Principal Engineer / Director in the area of ​​innovation and research at Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the main post-trading market infrastructure in the financial industry of the United States that processes billions of dollars in securities transactions on a daily basis. 

Swiss Sales Operations Manager

Alpha Diallo

Master of good vibes. Business developer with more than 10  years’ experience. After his early years in banking, he decided to create his first company CSI Network Sarl to be active in international mobile top-up.

In partnership with DTONE, a major company based in Singapore, he started to develop his network to the proximity retail and online web-shop.  Currently, a member of the committee for the humanitarian association AccEd  which supports projects in Africa in education and professional training. Alpha has a degree from the Haute Ecole de Gestion in the field of business economics and he’s specialized in Finance and Risk Management.

Legal Advisor & Compliance Officer USA

ARI GOOD

Crypto justice ninja. Cryptocurrency Lawyer and President of Good Attorneys At Law, P.A. Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist with insight into compliance matters crucial to FinTech startups and other businesses.

He graduated from the DePaul University College of Law in 1997 as a Dean’s Scholar, among the top 20% students of the year. Published author in the field of intellectual property and the Internet, earning him the CALI Excellence For The Future Award. He received his LL.M. in Taxation Law in 2005 from the University of Florida. Certified Blockchain Financial Analyst at the University of Nicosia, giving him a thorough grounding in blockchain business, regulation, technology, and Cryptocurrency Tax.

Freedom is what counts. Enjoy your barriers free account

We believe you should be free to do whatever suits you best with your money. That’s why we created one of the most secure and innovative systems in the world, founded in Switzerland and accessible from anywhere.

Breaking barriers today TO EMPOWER YOUR TOMORROW

We want to make crypto a primary payment method

We believe the crypto economy should be commonplace

We believe everybody could thrive with more agile transactions

We want to make crypto easy for everyone

Breaking barriers today TO EMPOWER YOUR TOMORROW

We want to make crypto a primary payment method

We believe the crypto economy should be commonplace

We believe everybody could thrive with more agile transactions

We want to make crypto easy for everyone

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