Q-Bank Group | Q-Bank's founder and member team
Q-Bank founders include Richard Wirt, Dell Hines, Newton Howard, Sergey Kanareykin
Qbank, team, founders, Richard Wirt, Cordell, Dell Hines, Newton Howard, Sergey Kanareykin
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The Team

Q-Bank’s senior management team brings together over 90 years of collective experience in advisory and investments with a strong track record of returns. The principals have completed more than USD 1 billion of transactions globally in the industries covered. We are backed by a team of 20 professionals.

Senior Management team

Dr. Richard Wirt

Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board

Dr. Wirt is an executive with extensive experience in the computer industry. He was Founder & Vice President of Intel Corporation’s Software and Solutions Group, which grew to a 3,000 person worldwide operation by 2007.

Dell Hines

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Hines is a private investor and entrepreneur with 24 years of global experience building companies that deliver enterprise value. He has been a trusted adviser and mentor to senior executives in delivering $1.5 billion of value to their organizations. He has P&L experience as co-founder and CEO in 6 entrepreneurial  companies. He also provided leadership in the development of major corporate venturing initiatives including the launch of a new venture that generated $250 million of revenue in its first 9 months of operations.

Dr. Newton Howard

Co-Founder & Chair of Science & Technology Board

Dr. Howard is a founder of the Brain Sciences Foundation and the Mind Machine Project at MIT. He is the  holder of 23 patents, and over 100 peer reviewed publications. Previously, he was a partner at Oxantium Venture Group, a $300 million high technology venture firm which he exited at a 43% return.

Sergey Kanareykin

Co-Founder & Chief Compliance Officer

Mr. Kanareykin is an entrepreneur and technologist with over 12 years of experience in start-up ventures. He served as CEO of Make A Mind Company, a commercialization vehicle incubate novel technologies. Make A Mind is a co-investor in Q-Bank’s portfolio companies. Mr. Kanareykin currently oversees the development of new ventures in the cognitive computing and wireless fields.