Olyseum was founded by accomplished computer scientist and neuroscientist Carlos Grenoir (founder and CEO), and world-renowned computer security guru Kevin Mitnick. The pair founded Olyseum alongside former FC Barcelona players Carles Puyol, Andrés Iniesta and Iván de la Peña.
Shant Kevonian is Chief Operating Officer of Olyseum — the star-led, virtual social engagement platform for fans and brands to trade and rent experiential Non-fungible Tokens (xNFTs). As COO, Shant works closely with Olyseum CEO Carlos Grenoir in directing the company’s growth strategy, while overseeing the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the business.
During his distinguished career to date, Shant has excelled at creating proprietary algorithms and solutions geared towards scaling early and medium stage enterprises.
Shant has demonstrated exceptional analytical, managerial, and technical acumen across a number of C-suite positions, including CTO of cang.eco — a marketplace for eco-conscious brands and sustainable products — and CTO of Youtiful.net — the carbon-neutral cosmetics brand and genesis platform that would subsequently launch cang.eco.
An entrepreneur in his own right, Shant founded Prodcast.tv in 2018 — a fully integrated marketplace and live video-streaming platform delivering a dynamic video-shopping experience to consumers, providing a competitive alternative to Twitch and Amazon. Prior to this, Shant served as Head of R&D at Pippa&Jean — a social selling community geared towards empowering 100,000 women to start their own business, as well as CTO of Deliverea — a cloud shipping management service that manages the logistics of users’ e-commerce platforms.
Shant is passionate about driving fan engagement forward through NFT and crypto innovations while leveraging technology as a force for good.
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