About Us

Creativity, innovation and leadership.
Innovate

 

We leverage our unique business insights and development capabilities to shape your company’s blockchain strategy and add value to your business.

Lead

 

DLT Labs is a global leader in the development and integration of innovative enterprise solutions using distributed ledger technology.

Experience

 

DLT Labs group of founders are among the pioneers of distributed application architecture, development and integration. Our industry-leading team has delivered many of the largest enterprise blockchain projects globally, and have a successful track record with some of the world’s largest software product integrations.

We are experienced with multiple blockchain protocols, including Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric, Corda, and Holochain, among others.

DLT Labs uses its unique and proprietary ‘parent and child’ architecture and DNC cluster infrastructure to solve blockchain problems like scalability, throughput, latency and tight coupling of data and logic, thus making blockchain ready for enterprise.

Our Experience: Blockchain

 

Blockchain and Distributed Applications

Proof of concepts and production applications delivered to clients across the globe.

Extensive Fortune 500 client experience from across the globe.

Over 80 years of collective distributed application architecture, development and integration expertise in-house.

Blockchain pioneers, including former R3 Canadian technology head.

Extensive experience in Enterprise Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric, R3 Corda, Holochain, and other platforms.

Experience working at the blockchain protocol level.

Array of distributed application designers, plus a full stack development team.

Blockchain experience since 2011.

Loudon Owen


Chair and Chief Executive Officer


Loudon Owen is a successful international businessman, venture capitalist, and lawyer with over 30 years experience building companies around the globe. Loudon co-founded McLean Watson Capital, one of Canada’s premier venture capital firms and has been an early investor, director and founder of a host of transformative public and private companies. He has decades of experience in technology ventures, including 3D imaging software, deep mining technology, xml data management, and now blockchain. Loudon is recognized as a champion of intellectual property rights and recognized by IAM300. He holds a BA (University of Toronto), a JD (Osgoode Hall Law School), and an MBA (INSEAD). Loudon is known for his extensive charitable efforts, which include pro bono and trustee work.

Akash Sahai


President


Akash Sahai is a global business builder, entrepreneur and intrapreneur, accomplished at managing multiple stakeholders and developing deep relationships in the financial services, analytics, direct marketing, and consumer services industries. Akash has 25 years of directorial and executive experience in North America and Asia in the marketing, media, loyalty, airline, and payments industries. He began his career as a lawyer, then moved on to successive leadership roles at several multi-national corporations such as United Airlines, Alliance Data Systems, Capital One Financial Corp., Fingerhut Direct Marketing, and Aimia Inc. Born in India and raised in Canada, he speaks fluent Hindi, English and French. Akash has a law degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA from INSEAD. Akash is on several boards and is passionate about creating successful businesses through creativity and collaboration - across countries, continents and cultures.

Neeraj Srivastava


Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer


Neeraj Srivastava is one of the world’s leading authorities on blockchain. As a pioneer with more than seven years’ experience in blockchain, Neeraj is a renowned blockchain architect and consultant. Neeraj has experience in technology and development in the financial sector with two of Canada’s largest banks – Royal Bank of Canada, and The Bank of Nova Scotia, where he gained extensive experience with payment technologies and worked on projects with Apple Pay, Visa, Mastercard, and Interac. Neeraj holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering from AKG Engineering College, where he also founded SIG (Software Innovation Group). Since its inception in 2008, SIG remains an independent body where student members are taught new technologies and gain valuable exposure to live projects. Neeraj is a proud member of IBM’s Global Blockchain Board of Advisors and a contributing member to Hyperledger and Ethereum. He is fluent in English, Hindi, and all blockchain languages.

Mike Cosic


Chief Financial Officer


Mike Cosic is a proven leader with global experience in structuring transactions, deal negotiations, and managing internal and external cross- functional teams with over 25 years of demonstrated achievement in a variety of industries. Mike has significant experience working for publicly-traded multinational corporations seeking growth opportunities via acquisitions and partnerships. As CFO of a TSX-listed company, he was instrumental in the company’s IPO, a subsequent rights offering, and then a merger. Mike was a member of Celestica’s M&A team for seven years where he was responsible for structuring and negotiating global M&A transactions with multi-national OEMs such as IBM, Motorola, HP, Lucent, Avaya, and others. Mike is a CFA charter holder, holds a BA from The University of Western Ontario, and an MBA from University of Windsor.

David Freeman


Director and VP of Business Development


David Freeman is a chartered financial analyst with experience in international banking and asset management. His expertise includes commercialization and scaling strategy, improving operations and building leadership teams for both private equity and start-up organizations. He has significant international experience working with high growth companies world-wide, chiefly in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Central and Latin America. David is a CFA charter holder and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from York University.

Guarav Agarwal


Co-Founder and Chief Delivery Officer


Guarav Agarwal is a technology visionary and information architect with extensive industry experience in Insurance, Re Insurance, and Resource Management. He has experience in building complex business applications for technology giants such as Infosys and Exl Services. In addition, he co-founded several other technology start-ups using his expertise in Requirement Analysis and Elicitation, application design and development, business technology consultation and implementation, and establishing enterprises in the e-commerce platform space. Gaurav holds a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Computer Science from AKG Engineering College, where he also lead the Software Innovation Group..

Ajay Singh


Co-Founder and Chief Information Officer


Ajay Singh is an early pioneer of blockchain technology and has experience architecting solutions using various blockchain platforms. Ajay’s career background is in financial technologies and the building of trading platforms. He has extensive experience with financial institutions, including large global banks such as HSBC and BNP Paribas, in addition to Diebold and the National Stock Exchange (India’s leading stock exchange). Ajay holds a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Uttar Pradesh Technical University.

Toshio Wada


Managing Director and Country Head, Japan


As Country Head, Japan, Toshio Wada is spearheading DLT Labs’expansion into the growing Japanese adoption of blockchain across industries. Toshio has 35 years experience in finance, with over 20 years at IBJ (Industrial Bank of Japan) and Mizuho Financial Group. He has deep skills in asset management, private equity and venture capitalism, working with countless start-up companies. Excelling in client facing businesses, Toshio is valued for his flexibility in dealing with domestic and international governments, companies and investors. Toshio has an MBA from INSEAD, and is fluent in Japanese, English and French.

Umesh Singh Kushwaha


Co-Founder and Chief Blockchain Architect


Umesh Singh Kushwaha is a passionate enterprise architect and polyglot programmer with extensive experience on various blockchain tech-stacks. He has significant experience working on technology solutions with large enterprise companies such as Microsoft, Infosys, and Bwin.Party. Umesh co-founded SMBX and has worked with financial services, digital entertainment, and enterprise communication companies. He has vast blockchain experience in ICOs, Solidity, JavaScript, Node.js, and Smart Contracts. Umesh holds a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Uttar Pradesh Technical University.

Your business can benefit from blockchain technology. Contact us today to see how we can assist.

We have a long track record of building blockchain solutions for high profile clients, such as major banks and governments, as well as small businesses. We are experienced with multiple blockchain protocols, including Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric, Corda, and Holochain. Our expertise and breadth of knowledge allows us to modify protocols to suit any business needs.

Our Experience: Blockchain

Technology

25+ Blockchain projects

30+ Blockchain developers and counting

300,000+ lines of code and counting

End to end product development

Modify Ethereum protocol to meet any use case

Proprietary framework to connect outside world to Blockchain

State of the art Blockchain R&D Lab

Innovative way of designing Smart Contract using Parent & Child Architecture and ETL compliance

Business Development and Operations

Development, management and investment experience across varying industries and verticals including payments, software, and consulting.

Founded the first Canadian venture fund dedicated to software investments.

Extensive experience in the monetization of intellectual property.

Our Experience: Business Development and Integrations

We have over 100+ years of cumulative experience in management roles across a range of industries, including payments, software, and consulting. We leverage our deep understanding of business development and operations to perfect your blockchain strategy.

Technology Team