Meet the Team


Shaun Newsum

Founder & CEO

Shaun was the managing director at Anubix Innovations, a boutique startup incubator in Santa Monica, CA. He graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with B.S. in Software Engineering.

Anthony Elia

Community Director

Anthony ran CryptoCribs, the first marketplace to buy and sell real estate using cryptocurrencies. He graduated from the Florida State University with B.S. in Accounting & Finance.

Christopher Durr

Lead Analyst/Researcher

Christopher worked as the technical support analyst at IDEX, DNA Fund and advisor to UnbankedX. He is currently studying economics at UC Irvine in Southern California.

Desmond Graves

Marketing Director

Desmond is the co-founder, of Vistadox, a venture consultancy firm and is a Venture Partner at Science. He graduated from Tulane University with a B.S. in Management, Finance, Cell and Molecular Biology.

Our Advisors & Investors


Mike Jones


Mike is an internet executive, investor and strategic advisor and CEO of Science, Inc. He is Los Angeles’s most active angel investor with more than $2.5B in exits.

Science Blockchain


Science uses their expertise at company building to help select blockchain entrepreneurs in their efforts to become the software giants of the next century.

Our Mission

ICO Watchdog wants to create better-informed cryptocurrency investors. We believe a more educated cryptocurrency investor makes smarter decisions which ultimately creates a healthier cryptocurrency market as a whole.

Job Openings

We are always looking for bright people passionate about cryptocurrency and our mission. If you're interested in joining our team, please reach out to us.