Team & About Us


Salih SARIKAYA – Co-Founder & CEO

Salih Sarıkaya is co-founder and editor in chief of Smartereum. He is one of the best tech influencers of USA according to 2017 Onalytica reports. He has been recognized on Klout as one of the top 1% experts talking about Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies. He is a prominent journalist, writer and blogger.

He is 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 technologies. He has been featured on Fox News, Al Jazeera, ABC News, Oxford University Press, Business Journal, CoinTelegraph and more. He is now working on a project called WhatsAround App, where users can earn crypto without risking. You can reach him via [email protected]

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Sai Pinnamaneni – Co-Founder & CTO

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 – Co-Founder & CFO

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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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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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 1m page views 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!

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