Fernanda Ondarza Dovali is a creative and result-driven entrepreneur specializing in publishing and digital business consulting. She studied at the Condé Nast College and worked for Tatler & Schön Magazine. She is passionate about creating a space for emerging talent to showcase their creative, tech-led, and innovative contributions to the fashion industry through her magazine, GLITCH. Fernanda was born in Mexico but raised in five different countries—Brazil, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, and now the U.K. With a keen eye for culture, art, digital media & technology, the sudden outbreak of COVID-19 in March 2020 inspired her to launch GLITCH Magazine with the aim to uncover the next icons in a highly competitive industry.
Peyton Baird is a proactive leader with a proficient work ethic. Working for start-ups within the Finance and Fintech sectors, he has developed a unique understanding of start-up financing and current monetary trends. Peyton has a bachelor's degree in finance and has an interest in the emerging markets of cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency-related products and has a passion for politics. The disruptive nature and unique positioning of GLITCH within the growing metaverse industry are where he sees the most potential, both creatively and financially. He grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and now lives in London.
Hira Masood is an avid marketer with more than 5 years of experience working as a hybrid creative and digital marketing manager. Her journey has been in advertising of working in renowned global agencies such as McCann World Group on brands including Nestlé, Samsung, Telenor, and others. Her expertise includes growing and sustaining brands using carefully crafted strategies, social media, meaningful content, and striking creatives! She has numerous campaigns as feathers in her cap which span over brand, product, app launches, and relaunches, and phase-wise growth marketing.
Brendan McNeil is a finance graduate from Acadia University in Canada. He has been actively investing and researching cryptocurrency since 2015. He led the development of the Acadia Investment Council, served as Student Union President, and currently sits as a member of East Valley Ventures, an Atlantic Canadian Angel investment group. Further to his work in crypto, he has given numerous presentations on the technical aspects of blockchain to credit agencies, investor groups, and professionals, including an academic study into the implementation of different blockchain protocols into the global banking system.