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Made by locals in 12 Countries.

Meet Our Team

Small, Dedicated, Mission Driven.

Meet the contributors and supporters working on Cobbbles from around the world. Our collective experience ranges from public and private sector, technology, nonprofits and NGOs.

Meet Our Team

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Read the investor Materials to learn more about the company.

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Mark Slater

Founder and CEO

Mark’s local passions are focused on youth programs for kids. He along with 3 other parents recently set up a youth soccer program called CItyKids FC for 500 children in his home community of South Boston, MA.

Mark has authored the following Patents: #10205685, 10205687

BA, BS Boston University.

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John Ludes

Co-Founder and COO

John comes from a financial services technology  background and has successfully exited from a previous start-up.  He stays busy with his wife and 4 children in Rhode Island where they

enjoy any time they can get on the water.

John graduated from the University of Vermont

and received his MBA from Providence College.

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Co-Founder and CCO

John has spent his entire career in the design and branding industry in London, UK which he calls home with his wife Lucy and their 3 children.


Like his brother, John loves to spend time coaching his son’s rugby team.

Johns home community is 

Wandsworth, London, UK

University of Oxford.

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John Slater


Claudia Marsh

Product Marketing 


Gwinyai Nyatsoka

Engineering Lead


Kaiko Daidutta

Back-End Lead

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Vlad Volkov

Camera Engineer


Carlos Brana

Design and UX


Li Yin

Front-End and Full Stack Engineer


Ruturaj Raghal

Data and Analytics Engineer


Nicolas Morga

Web Applications Engineer


Chen Sun

Front-End and Full Stack Engineer

Our Investors

The core team enjoys the support of industry experts, investors and entrepreneurs. 

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We've published all our Investor materials for anyone to read or tear-down ;)

Meet our partners, Supporters and  Investors. 

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Read the investor Materials to learn more about the company.


Scott Johnson

Board Member, Investor.

After graduating from MIT, Scott has spent his career in venture capital, leading investments in ground-breaking software companies. Scott supports mark and the team as a board member and investor. His latest venture, Blitzscaling Ventures counts Reid Hoffman as its principal LP.

BA Cornell University.

MBA MIT Sloan School of Management.


Dan Cornwell

Advisor, Investor.

Over 25 years of experience helping companies innovate, build and grow disruptive businesses based on strategic thinking, Big Data and technology

Dan Graduated from Yale and Wharton and supports the team with strategic matters inluding partnerships, and strategic product decisions. Dan is an investor in the company

BA, Yale University.

MBA Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.


Chris John

Advisor, Investor.

Chris is a successful entrepreneur actively involved in the formation, administration, and sale of a number of early-stage enterprises.

After selling his company Bonaire to Broadridge in 2017, Chris founded his latest venture - Syndic8.

BA, Providence College.

MBA Babson College.


Join Our Team

Do you want to start building with us? Join the team and change the world one community at a time. 

Think like a monk

Reading this book is a key part of new team member onboarding 

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Cobble stones are a fixture in London, the hometown of founders. Take a peek at how this became the fulcrum for our brand.