Hypernet Announces First Round of Advisors

By July 4, 2018 No Comments

The rumors are true… Hypernet has announced its first three advisors!

Thousands of people have already shown their support for Hypernet, and we are excited to introduce you to three industry leaders who want to make sure we experience long-term success. Although these three individuals are only a part of Hypernet’s full advisory board, they represent our desire to seek out partners across a veriety of strategic industries who can help Hypernet expand and grow.

Without further ado, Hypernet would like to introduce:

  • Randall Kaplan, Co-Founder of Akamai Technologies
  • Joseph Urgo, Co-Founder District0x
  • Tony Reeves, CFO of Global Technology at Experian Plc


Randall is a co-founder of Akamai Technologies, the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services. Akamai serves nearly 25% of the world’s web traffic, is a member of the S&P 500, employs more than 7,600 people with 64 offices in 28 countries, and had $2.4 billion in 2017 revenues, making it one of only nine U.S.-based software and services companies that exceed $2 billion in annualized revenue. Randall is also the founder and CEO of JUMP Investors, a venture capital firm that also functions as his family office (notable investments include Google and Seagate.) Over the past 20 years, Randall has been an advisor to and investor in many successful traditional and crypto companies. He has served on the board of directors of multiple companies, has been an active public speaker, and has mentored more than 100 students through JUMP’s internships.


Joseph is the co-founder of District0x, an Ethereum dApp decentralizing the world’s marketplaces. Prior to this, Joseph founded Sourcerers.io, a consultancy supporting leading Ethereum-based projects. Before blazing his own path, Joe previously spent three years as an Operations Manager for Coinbase. Prior to Coinbase, he was a derivatives trader for Three Arrows Capital, an international hedge fund based in Singapore.


Tony Reeves is the Chief Financial Officer of Global Technology for Experian plc. As one of his many areas of responsibility, he leads their cloud infrastructure finance strategy. Experian has a revenue of $4.6B, with a presence in 37 countries. Tony has over 35 years of financial experience with a broad array of advanced technologies, from TRW Space and Defense to Experian credit bureau data centers and modernization efforts. His current responsibilities at Experian include financial integrity of enterprise technology investments, and Tony plays a key role in the strategic direction of the technology road map to modernize global credit bureaus. Over the course of his career, Tony has been heavily involved in over 50 acquisitions that have provided global expansion, critical technology capabilities, and new data sources.