About BTL

Operating globally, BTL has created an enterprise-grade private blockchain development platform called Interbit. Together with a growing list of global partners, BTL, via its Interbit platform offers blockchain solutions to businesses across multiple industries.

Some of the world’s largest institutions are using Interbit to explore new opportunities.

Carefully created for developers, BTL’s goal for Interbit is to become the professional-grade blockchain development tool of choice among Business leaders, Solution Architects, Application Designers, and Developers. The Interbit platform includes a suite of API’s and smart contracts that allow enterprise application developers to rapidly, confidently, and efficiently create blockchain-based applications.

With offices in Vancouver, Calgary, and Canary Wharf in London, BTL continues to position itself as a front-runner in the blockchain ecosystem, providing advice and knowledge to industry leaders.


Dominic McCann

Chief Executive Officer

Before joining BTL, Mr. McCann was at SAS Institute where he led the Western Australian Energy & Financial Services sector prior to helping establish the SAS Global Oil and Gas Business Unit across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Dominic has a technology focused management, sales & consulting career having previously worked at Accenture, Dell, Morse and mhm Group.

Hugh Halford-Thompson

Chief Innovation Officer

Hugh has over 6 years experience within the blockchain technology space and co-founded BTL Group with his brother in 2015. Prior to forming BTL Group, Hugh founded other technology businesses as well as worked as a technical specialist and software architect at HP Autonomy and Deluxe Media Technologies. At BTL Group, Hugh is responsible for initiating technical projects and managing client relationships. Hugh graduated from the University of Exeter with a BSc degree in Computer Science in 2011.

Tom Thompson

Chief Technology Officer

Tom is a world-class software developer with over 16 years of technical and business experience. Tom got his start in mechatronics engineering and industrial automation of critical systems. He brought these skills into the enterprise IT field where he became an expert at building reliable systems out of unreliable components in data centers. His focus on blockchain began in 2013 after realizing it is the only path forward to failsafe business systems. Tom's ultimate goal in blockchain is the creation of everlasting and incorruptible data that executes with perpetual reliability.

Robert Suttie

Chief Financial Officer

Robert possesses more than sixteen years experience in financial services, including over ten years in public accounting, specializing in management advisory, accounting, and financial disclosure. His public company experience includes preparation of financial statements, initial public offerings, business combinations and asset carve-outs, and spin-out transactions. He serves as Chief Financial Officer to a number of companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture exchanges, and currently manages the financial reporting team at Marrelli Support Services Inc.


Christian Pekeler

Core Team Lead

Brent Benton

Platform Team Lead

Nicole Demers

Platform Developer

Brittany See

UX Designer

Ralph Halford-Thompson

Business Analyst

Mark Barber

Head of Product Enablement

Madeleine Service

Head of Operations

Ben Hoffman

Core Developer

Sandra Saavedra

Executive Assistant

Jared Dykstra

Platform Developer

Nicole Cook

Program Manager

Jay Milroy

Head of Product Management

Dobrin Ganev

Core Developer

David Mills

Platform Developer

Jake Townsend

Lead Graphics Designer

Rosa Adl

Core Developer

Jonathan Jones

Business Development Manager

Stella Hall

Head of Marketing

Tyler Kellogg

Platform Developer


Brian Hinchcliffe


Brian founded and served as the CEO and President of Northern Aspect Resources Ltd. He is currently the Executive Chairman and CEO of Belvedere Resources Ltd. He has been involved in projects in the natural resources sector for nearly 20 years. Brian served as Vice President at Goldman Sachs for ten years before launching an entrepreneurial career. He worked at J. Aron trading arm of Goldman Sachs, where he was responsible for the mining industry sector and worked in both New York and London. Brian also co-founded American Pacific Mining, Jordex Resources, and Kirkland Lake Gold.

John Thomson


John has significant experience in building joint venture and distributor relationships in the FMCG and pharmaceutical sectors internationally and has worked internationally in a variety of senior roles for companies including PepsiCo. Most recently, he has built up a successful consulting business providing advice to institutional shareholders and management teams in the media, minerals and technology sectors.

Guy Halford-Thompson


Guy is a highly analytical and programmatic thinker who recognized early on that the distributed-ledger-technology that underpins bitcoin, known as "the Blockchain," was a groundbreaking innovation with the potential to transform society. A thought leader in the blockchain space, Guy is the co-founder of BTL Group, the first public blockchain technology company (TSXV:BTL). He is also the co-founder of QuickBitcoin—a bitcoin trading company that introduced one of the first bitcoin ATMs to the United Kingdom in 2013.

Advisory Board

Jon Downing


Jon is an experienced innovation, service and technology leader, with over 25 years experience successfully delivering significant business & technology service improvement at multiple global companies - including Visa, American Express, J P Morgan, and HP Enterprise Services. Jon setup and led the blockchain practice at Visa Collab and was responsible for leading multiple high profile proof of concept initiatives with key start-up companies, testing ideas for new products and services across the whole payments eco-system, with specific focus and thought leadership in the blockchain and crypto-currency domain.