About

About

Protecting your Work. Your Rights. Your Revenue.

UREEQA exists to empower and enable creators to protect and validate their creations in a global digital ecosystem in order to drive more equitable outcomes.

The Team

Our talented creators entrust their life's work to our platform and we don't take that lightly. We built UREEQA by recruiting the best in their respective fields to manage our operations in consultation with our continuously growing board of advisors, to deliver leading edge services to our clients.

Founders

  • Harsch Khandelwal

    Executive Chairman
  • Tom Hunter

    Legal
  • Shannon Powell

    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Matt de Jong

    Advisor
  • Robert Eccles

    Technical Assurance and Special Projects
  • Jim Whetstone

    Finance

Leadership

  • Joe Pillitteri

    COO
  • Edmond Allmond

    VP - Creator Rights and Protection
  • Mike Dabydeen

    VP - Engineering
  • Scot McCracken

    President - UREEQA Music
  • Marko Majic

    VP - Crypto Strategy and Growth
  • Dr. Jonathan Shahen

    Chief Data Scientist
  • Paisley Beckett

    Validation and Operations Analyst
  • Marlies Bloxham

    Director of Client Experience
  • Keri Brownrigg

    Director of Validation and Operations
  • Maria Rebelo

    Director of Business Development-Collections

Board of Advisors

  • Michael Sheresky & Ramses Ishak

    Partners, United Talent Agency
  • Kevin Leflar

    President & CEO, officialCOMMUNITY
  • Janice Scott

    Former VP, SOCAN
  • Harvey Mason Jr.

    American Record Producer, Songwriter and Movie Producer
  • David Mahdi

    Former Gartner VP/Analyst; CSO, Sectigo

Roadmap

Q4 2021

  • Complete and launch Validator Training Module V1

Q1 2022

  • Launch NFT Authenticator V1
  • Complete Validator Dashboard and Admin Panel V1
  • Launch CR-ID (Creation Record Identifier) V1
  • Complete community feed pages V1
  • Update music publishing business micro-site
  • Code and platform security audit
  • Solidify technology plan for deployment of Validation as a Service (VaaS) model

Q2 2022

  • Build music publishing business end-to-end automation and client dashboard
  • Launch NFT Authenticator V2
  • Deploy Protector Program V1
  • Launch Utility Manager
  • Build out data retention strategy
  • Complete development framework for automation of validation
  • Establish support desk and development plan for 24/7 VaaS support 9 to 5
  • Establish infrastructure growth plan

Q3 2022

  • Security audit for code base
  • Implement infrastructure growth plan
  • Deploy VaaS
  • Extend white label capabilities for VaaS to third party NFT marketplaces
  • Complete Validator Training Module V2
  • Launch CR-ID V2
  • Security audit for infrastructure
  • Deploy data retention strategy

Q4 2022

  • Deploy Protector Program V2 for Internet Service Providers (ISP's)
  • Complete Validator Dashboard and Admin Panel V2
  • Launch automation of validation
  • Complete community feed pages V2

UREEQA News

UREEQA-Validated Black Mamba Tribute from BK The Artist Drops October 27th on Known Origin

Devout UREEQAns might know that last spring, the world’s first UREEQA-validated NFT (complete with the first Package of Proof on the planet) generated roughly 25 ETH which at the time equated to $100,000 USD. The renowned creator behind that project was Brian Kirhagis, AKA “BK The Artist.” Now, we’re teaming up again with BK for another special release -- this time in memory of late NBA legend Black Mamba.

UREEQA Repositioning for an Exciting Autumn

You won’t find many start-up tech platforms that take direct routes from launch to the summit, and we’re no exception. There’s a lot of trial and error involved in the process of developing and branding technology as unique as ours, and we’ve learned a lot from the zigs and the zags along the way.