Team & About Us


Salih SARIKAYA – Editor In Chief

Salih Sarıkaya is co-founder of Smartereum. He is one of the best tech influencers of USA according to 2017 Onalytica reports. He is a prominent journalist, writer and blogger. He is also the Editor in Chief of Digital Review, tech magazine.

He has been elected as a Professional Member of PEN America and PEN International. He is also a member of Society of Professional Journalists.

Salih SARIKAYA was recognized as top influencer at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017. CES is the world’s biggest gathering event for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.

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Sai Pinnamaneni – Ethereum & ICO Editor

Sai Pinnamaneni is Co-Founder of Smartereum. He is a Sharepoint Architect with over 15 years of experience. Entrepreneur | Software Architect | Vegan | Proud Dad 👪

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Mahesh Sashital – Blockchain & Finance Editor

Mahesh Sashital is co-Founder of Smartereum. He has worked as Vice President at J.P. Morgan. He has years of experience as Application Development Manager | Agile Product Manager.
He has graduated from The University of Texas at Austin and Red McCombs School of Business.
Application Development Manager with 10 years of successful, on-time delivery of software products to solve business problems using both Agile and waterfall methodologies. High profile roles delivering business-critical applications for Fortune 500 companies including a major investment bank and consulting roles at Chrysler Financial and Ford Motor Co.

Certified Scrum Product Owner, experienced in all aspects of product development lifecycle, from strategic planning and customer engagement to budgeting, design, development, testing and delivery. Managed cross-functional teams, including software engineers, analysts and testers, in a globally dispersed, matrix organization.

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Omer Onder – Social Media Editor

Digital media expert with 5 years journalism experience. A professional member of ‘Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE)’.


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Sheetal Kallianpur – Developer 

Senior Systems Analyst. Software Developer. She has graduated from MCA, Computers.

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Jerremy Newsome – Stock Market Analyst

CEO of Stock market expert and professional trader. I LOVE life and have copious amount of interests. One could call me a ‘Jerremy of all Trades’. Studied Business management at University of Florida.

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Tugba Kaplan – Tech Journalist

Tugba Kaplan is a journalist with more than 8 years of experience. She is an award winning correspondent by Article 19. She has worked for  The Guardian Foundation/ P24 Knowledge Right Project. She has participated in See Media Observatory in Macedonia. She was Research Fellow at Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Germany. 

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Cookie – Chief Happiness Officer


We are Smartereum!

Smartereum is one of the leading information services company for the ethereum community. Its mandate is to inform, educate and connect the global community as the authoritative daily news provider dedicated to chronicling the space.

Smartereum is an emerging provider of Ethereum and Blockchain ecosystem news. We cover breaking news, announcements, information, and in-depth analyses on Ethereum, blockchain, and virtual currency developments.

Founded in August 2017, Smartereum  reaches over 100k visitors monthly. Across Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, Smartereum has over half million followers.

For those new to Ethereum and blockchain technology, please utilize our reference material and guides located in our resources section.

Smartereum is an independent publication. We strive to report news accurately and objectively. While the core of our writing team is in-house, we also accept and publish content from outside contributors. We are a non-monetizing media outlet—our site does not publish any form of advertising, including sponsored content, and we do not accept payment in exchange for publishing content.

Smartereum publishes The State of Blockchain, the ultimate, must-read analysis on the growth of blockchain technology.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, or even if you only want to share some cool thoughts and ideas.

We would love to hear from you!

Smartereum Co.

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Phone: +1 281 690 zero, three 12

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