Meet the Flote team

We have assembled some of the top minds in the blockchain, software, media and design spaces to help us realize our vision for a freer and more prosperous social network experience.

Kingsley Edwards

CEO | Flote
Kingsley Edwards entered the blockchain industry in 2013 by founding Leet, an esports bitcoin platform, which was later acquired in 2017. He is now focused on connecting people and payments with encryption and cryptocurrency technologies as the Founder and CEO of Flote.

Chuck Williams

Chuck is an inventor with two patents, contributed to projects affecting the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, authored code for FedEx, and was a core developer on the DASH team. Currently, Chuck is leading Flote’s push to optimize platform stability and improve every facet of user experience.

Alex Martin

Alex joined the Flote team following a twenty-year career as a full-stack developer and software entrepreneur in the San Francisco residential real estate market. His side venture, Moonshot AudioVisual also serves as a production studio for Flote video projects, AMAs and other promotional materials.

Dan Kelly

CEO | The Factory
Dan Kelly is an air force veteran with a BFA in game and interactive media design from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He has worked with Kingsley since 2016 in various blockchain and esports related roles. Currently, Dan is focused on bringing game development and virtual reality environments to the Flote Ecosystem.

Erin Edwards

Our Chief Community Officer, Erin Edwards runs the Las Vegas Bitcoin Meetup which is now the largest in Nevada with over 1000+ members. She also holds the honor of helping to onboard the first casino to accept the asset in 2014. In 2019, Erin sought a bigger challenge, manifesting Flote along with a conference encouraging crypto-centric entrepreneurship. Erin firmly believes in the power of community and its ability to change the world through innovation.

Gavriel Shaw

Gavriel comes from a diverse 15 year career in product and marketing, working in the cryptocurrency industry since 2017, and now writing his first book on marketing: The Startup Flywheel. His certifications in therapy and resilience coaching (CBT, NLP, EFT, mBIT, and HeartMath) inform his empathic approach to strategy. As an outspoken advocate for individual rights and transparent governance, Gavriel’s mission is to help deliver an open global economy.

Patrick Smith


Patrick joined the Flote team following two successful ventures in the powersports, marine, rv, and automotive industries. As a life long developer and technologist he thrives when solving complex problems with the latest innovations and he brings his experience in the cryptography and cryptocurrency spaces with him here at Flote!


George Pranis

VP of Biz Dev
George has a varied background within the tech and blockchain industries. Kingsley and George have worked together since 2016 on various projects, including Leet which went on to be acquired. George’s involvement and deep understanding of the decentralized world will be used to help with business development and to bring the big picture together with Flote.

Alexander Meyer

VP of UX/Design
Alexander is a serial-entrepreneur specializing in the realms of brand development, UI/UX, and NFT tokenization. He joined the Flote team in 2020 inspired by their shared vision for creating a better social network model that’s truly censorship-resistant and provides real-world value to its users.

Cristián González

Lead Developer
Bio coming soon.

Kevin Thrasher

Front End Developer
Kevin, a founding member of Flote received his BA in Graphic Design from SCAD and has worked with Kingsley in the blockchain industry since 2013. His role is focused on frontend development/design at Flote.

Jesus Enriquez

UI/UX Designer
Jesus is a startup junkie who specializes in Brand identity, UI/UX, and Product Design. His career spans over 10 years working with agile development teams in the SaaS and Multimedia Services industry. He recently joined Flote, encouraged by their teams’ culture and pursuit of a shared vision to preserve the freedom of speech in the tech industry.

Lindsey Hoensch

Social Media Manager

Bio coming soon.

Martin Moralic

QA & Support Specialist



Years in Development

Flote Users & Counting

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