CINCINNATI, OH, April 19, 2023 — 10XTS is pleased to announce the addition of Enzo Villani to the advisory board. Enzo brings a wealth of experience to the team, particularly in public markets and market infrastructure systems.
Michael Hiles, 10XTS CEO said, “Enzo is a walking encyclopedia of market infrastructure knowledge. He is a powerhouse with his blended background in capital markets and technology leadership, as we position ourselves for growth now the tidal wave of digital securities and market infrastructure is upon us.”
Mr. Villani is a serial entrepreneur and corporate strategist for Fortune 500 companies, startups, private equity funds, and web3 companies. Enzo holds several advisory and board positions including Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Alpha Sigma Capital, Chairman and CEO of Blockchain Moon Acquisition Corp (Nasdaq: BMAQ), Chairman of Wire.Network, and co-founder of Aegean Ventures.
Alpha Sigma Capital (ASC) has realized 11 unicorns since its inception in January 2020. ASC is a multi-strategy investment fund focused on emerging blockchain companies that are successfully building their user-base, demonstrating real-world uses for their decentralized ecosystems, and moving blockchain technology towards mass adoption. ASC is focused on companies leveraging blockchain technology to provide value-add in areas such as fintech, AI, supply chain, and healthcare. Enzo has raised over $600M in his career as a corporate strategist and M&A entrepreneur.
Enzo is also the Chairman and CEO of Blockchain Moon Acquisition Corp (BMAC), a special purpose acquisition corporation listed on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbols BMAQU, BMAQ, BMAQW, BMAQR. BMAC raised $115M in its IPO and recently signed a definitive agreement to merge with DLTx, a web3 infrastructure company.
In the blockchain industry, Enzo was Chief Strategy Officer of Transform Group. Transform Group represented the launch of over 37% of the alt-coin market capitalization by 2019. He is the co-founder of Blockchain Wire and was the head of international strategy and innovation at OKEx. Mr. Villani has over twenty-year of experience as a chief strategist to Fortune 500 companies, private equity, and venture capital firms.
Mr. Villani was Managing Director of Strategy at Nasdaq where he co-founded Nasdaq Global Corporate Solutions. He was also co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of DF King Worldwide, where he acquired seven companies funded by The Riverside Company, and two strategic M&A consolidations focused in the areas of market intelligence, investor relations, proxy solicitation, corporate governance, and financial technology. Mr. Villani holds an MBA from The Johnson School at Cornell University.
10XTS builds Web3 powered market infrastructure and controllable electronic record solutions. Founded in 2017, the team has been working to launch XDEX, an institutional governance, risk, and compliance metadata network that provides standardization and interoperability of information records and data. Visit https://10xts.com for more information.