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OUR TEAM

  • CEO / CO-FOUNDER

    Robert Binning is an active cryptocurrency enthusiast who was introduced to blockchain technology through mining bitcoin back in 2012. Robert has contributed to the success and sustainability of multiple cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum, and continues to mine transactions on multiple chains today. Before cofounding StreamSpace in 2016, Robert experimented with how distributed storage networks can be leveraged to improve the performance of various different multimedia applications. Robert attended the University of Texas, is an active member of the National Eagle Scout Association, and enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, hiking and alpine skiing.

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  • COO / CO-FOUNDER

    James Baggett’s first foray into blockchain technology began in the early 2010s, trading bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Prior to co-founding StreamSpace, James spent his days developing real estate (navigating financiers, government entities, and value-add opportunities), and his nights monitoring the development of the blockchain community. In 2013, when the Ethereum white paper was published, it became clear to James that blockchain would have applications outside of currency. James graduated from the University of Portland, where he played Division 1 tennis. He is father to an incredible 1 year old boy, and enjoys exploring the outdoors with his family.

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  • LEAD DEVELOPER

    Hari Murugesan specializes in designing and writing system level software. Hari began programming at the age of twelve and worked in India and UK for five years as a software developer before moving to the US. He received his MS in Computer Engineering from University of Missouri (Rolla). He was introduced to Bitcoin as an efficient method of transferring money from India to the US. Hari is passionate about security, cryptography, and machine learning. In his free time, Hari is a water sports enthusiast and takes advantage of Austin’s live music scene.

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  • CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

    Jose Tormo joined StreamSpace in 2017, bringing 30 years of business strategy and product marketing expertise with Fortune 500 technology leaders including Motorola, Hewlett Packard, and AMD. Jose received his BS and MS in Chemical Engineering from MIT and MBA from Stanford University. He is an avid motorcyclist and leads the South Austin Ukulele Jam, a loose collective of musicians.

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  • Administrative Coordinator &
    Social Media Manager

    Tanya Mayeux joined StreamSpace in 2017 as Administrative Coordinator. Before she moved to Austin, she taught English as a Second Language in New York City and South Korea and has helped hundreds of working professionals, engineers, and doctors acquire the world’s quirkiest language. Whether it’s running a classroom in Jamaica, Queens or managing an office in the heart of Austin’s startup scene, Tanya has found that success lies in the fine details that others often overlook. In her spare time, Tanya enjoys traveling, cooking, practicing nail art, and playing with her dogs.

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OUR ADVISORS

  • Executive Advisor

    Michael M. Robin is an award-winning Producer and Director who has worked on such high-profile series as "NYPD Blue”, "Nip/Tuck”, TNT's "The Closer", "Rizzoli & Isles", "Major Crimes" and “Dallas". He has earned Producing Emmys® for "NYPD Blue" and "L.A. Law" as well as three Golden Globes® for “Nip/Tuck”, "NYPD Blue” and "L.A. Law”. Robin began his career as a production assistant on the hit series "L.A. Law", where he worked his way up to Producer in the fourth season and later received an Emmy for his work on the series. He then segued to "Cop Rock" as a Producer, where he made his Directorial debut. He added a second producing Emmy and Directing nomination for his work on "NYPD Blue". Robin spent 11 years working for Steven Bochco before branching out on his own on the ABC TV show "C-16". Following "C-16", he began the Shephard/Robin Co. with Greer Shephard until 2017. Robin currently is in an Overall Development Deal with WBTV.

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  • Advisor

    Jermaine Crawford is an actor best known for appearing on the HBO original series The Wire as Duquan "Dukie" Weems.

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  • Advisor

    Lionel is a software engineering pioneer and a thought leader in video streaming and mobile multimedia technologies. Before founding the mobile multimedia consulting company, Ficana, Lionel was the Director of Mobile Streaming at Netflix where he oversaw all of Netflix’s mobile streaming efforts across iOS, Android, and Windows. Previously, Lionel was the System Engineering Director at Texas Instruments and Manager of Software Engineering at RealNetworks. Lionel led the “MPEG-4 Systems” research project involving the development of multimedia applications integrating audio, video and graphics (MPEG, VRML), streaming over the Internet. Lionel participated extensively in the ISO/MPEG-4 standardization committee via contributions in the definition of the system layers. Lionel joined StreamSpace as an Executive Advisor in 2018.

OUR AMBASSADORS

  • Tyler French is an actor and writer, known for Hunting Season (2012), The Meredith Vieira Show (2014) and Deadly Sins (2012).

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  • Walker Hare is an actor and writer, known for The Blacklist (2013), BrainDead (2016) and Billions (2016).

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  • Synergetic Film curates the world market for quality driven stories. Our goal is to provide audiences with engaging, thought-provoking, and memorable content. We release films theatrically and for the home, in addition to documentaries and series.

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  • David Teixeira was born in France and lived most of his life in Portugal. In 2007 he directed and starred in the low-budget short-film "Sweet Madness." Two years later he wrote, directed, and composed for "The Continuous Noise" ("o ruido contínuo") a short-film based on his actual love life at the time. In 2012 he co-created a documentary for TV called "HABITAT" that premiered on national television in Portugal. In 2016 he started to write, produce & direct his first horror short-film, "Girls Night". "Girls Night" has been selected for film festivals such as the Video Nasty Film Festival in Seattle, Stockholm Independent Film Festival and Midsummer Scream Film Festival in LA. It received honorable mention at the London x4 Seasonal Shortfilm Festival and won the award for Best Indie Horror at Irish International Film Festival and Runner Up for Best Horror Short at Out of The Can Film Festival. David has now finished working on its sequel "Girls Night 2", which is set for release in late 2018.

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  • Matthew Root is a sound designer turned award winning director. Since moving to South Korea in 2011 he has worked with clients such as Reebok and The Discovery Channel. In 2017 he complete his first feature length documentary titled AFTER THE SEWOL which picked up numerous awards during the 2017 international film festival circuit including Best Documentary at the World Documentary Awards.

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  • Sergi Rubió has an extensive filmography dating back to 1993, which includes work as both director and producer of shorts and documentaries. In 1996, at the age of 18, he directed his first feature-length film, Torrella, una vida pel cinema, a biographical documentary on the life of Catalan writer Josep Torrella. He completed what became his first critical success, his short Mohamed (2001), which competed in various International Film Festivals. Along with awards, the film won him a scholarship to further his studies at the New York Film Academy. His films have been nominated at numerous festivals, including the Barcelona Independent Film Festival, the European Short Film Festival, and the Catalonian International Film Festival. He has also won awards for his films A Shadow on My Path (2004) and Silence (2007). In an era of analog format for video, Sergi always chose to shoot in celluloid, a choice he continues to defend to this day with the arrival of digital film.

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  • Ashley Erin Campbell has worked behind and in front of the camera on independent feature films, such as Dirty Lies and the award winning short films Above Jewels and Those Lips, both of which can be found online. Her television acting credits include a costar role on FX's Baskets, created by Zach Galifianakis and Louis CK, and a promo for the NBC series Timeless. All of her life goals were completed when NBC turned Ashley and her promo husband, Abraham Lincoln, into a GIF. Of note, Ashley wore stretchy pants on national television in one or two of those crime re-enactment shows. Upcoming projects include a short film called Life After, currently on the festival circuit, as well as a feature and two television pilots in development.

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  • Lex Lybrand is a writer, director, producer, and editor with a passion for producing micro-budget feature films. Since 2010, Lybrand has directed 4 features on an average budget of less than $15,000. Current project:  His current project, MAYBE SHOWER, tells the story of 3 single women who all find out they might be pregnant on the same night. Not thrilled by the idea of potentially becoming mothers, the girls band together to confront the possible fathers, play stupid party games, and egg a car or two. All part of the world's first 'maybe shower'. The film premiered at the Portland Comedy Film Festival in March where it took home the prize for Best Feature Film, and will be released on DVD, Blu-ray, vinyl (soundtrack LP), and VOD in June 2018.

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  • Kevin Doherty is a Canadian filmmaker, playwright, author, and sometimes movie score composer from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He's a hockey and football fan, movie soundtrack collector, as well as an avid lover of hard rock, Star Wars, SCTV, The Twilight Zone and all-things pop culture and horror.

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  • Shannon Michelle is a Midwest-based film producer, director, screenwriter, and actress. She has over 12 years of experience in the film industry working all over the U.S. with some of Hollywood's top producers and actors. Aside from films, she also has a love for the theatre and continues to act on stage in plays, musicals, and improv. Shannon serves on the Associate Board of the Springfield Little Theatre, as well as performs on the Springfield Improv stage in Missouri. Shannon owns the film production company Talking Dog Pictures LLC, where she produces feature length, short films, and new media projects.

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  • John Fallon produced and co-starred in the Australian action film The Siege of Robin Hood. His feature length directorial debut "The Shelter," starring Michael Pare, was based on his own screenplay. The LA Times called it "remarkably ambitious," while Ain't it Cool News said, "The Shelter is resonant in tone and spot on in execution!" As a screenwriter, much of his work was produced including "Deaden", "Trance" and "American Muscle". He has also acted in such films as "Saw II", "100 Feet," and the French Sci-Fi hit "Dead Shadows". Since the year 2000, John has been at the helm of one of the most successful horror movie websites in the world called Arrow in the Head, part of the JoBlo Movie Network, which led him to be a member of the Jury at the Sitges Film Festival, the Fantastic Fest Film Festival among many others. His next film under his Bruise Productions banner will be the historical drama/action film Heretic.

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  • Betty Ouyang expanded from acting into writing, directing and producing her own work in response to a lack of awesome lead roles for Asian-American Actresses within the Hollywood Entertainment Machinery. Betty's debut-short-film "Father's Day" was acquired for global pay-tv Distribution by Hewes Pictures in NYC and has been screened and/or broadcast in North America, Asia, Europe and Africa. She is currently trying to figure out how to turn her latest Comedy "Lala's Love Lessons" into a full Series. "Lala's Love Lessons", inspired by disco music, will feature fabulous fashion, a cute panda bear and dancing in every episode.

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  • Becki Dennis is the founder and owner of Talent Tools, which provides marketing tools and services for actors such as reel and resume editing, audition and career coaching, and educational workshops and events. Through Talent Tools Productions she produced, co-directed, and cast a number of music videos and the short films last and Mildred's Millions, which screened at five film festivals. Becki has played dozens of roles in TV series and films, including Rebecca, a nanny in American Hustle, the receptionist in Ted 2 alongside Mark Wahlberg, and the demanding lead role of Jo, a sexual abuse survivor with PTSD, in the independent feature film Spin the Plate. Becki’s recent roles include the hit shows "Fresh Off the Boat, "Jane the Virgin," "How to Get Away with Murder," "Shameless," and many more.

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