Derek J. Manuge is the CEO & Co-Founder of Corl, an artificially-intelligent royalty financing platform for startups in North America. He has over six years of experience in financial risk management, statistics, and investments. Previously, he served as Financial Risk Manager at KPMG and Model Validation Manager at Scotiabank. Derek has consulted for over 40 financial institutions, governments, and regulatory agencies, with the objective of creating value and improving efficiency through the use of quantitative methods and advanced technologies. He is currently an advisor at Coinscious, an artificial intelligence cryptocurrency trading platform and The BlockchainHub, a network advocating for blockchain, smart contracts and the decentralized web. Derek holds a Financial Risk Management designation from the Global Association of Risk Professionals and a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Guelph.