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The Team

Founders

Nick Vadera (CEO/Co-Founder)

Nick takes the lead as co-founder of ZOGI Labs by driving critical aspects of the development of brand awareness and strategies for organizational methodologies and processes. Being a self-taught expert in task management, Nick ensures that all team members globally are operating at the highest levels of efficiency. Being at the heartbeat of the company, he engages with stakeholders, Investors, and community members across the globe to maintain partnerships and relationships.
Nick’s career has a proven track record of creating effective management systems and he utilizes it to maintain the finances and monitor not only operations but also the onboarding, payroll, HR, sales and contracts for the company. Using his research skills and years of experience in cryptocurrencies, Nick monitors trends and the latest in the industry to bring unique ideas for implementation into the project.
Nick’s list of achievements include being recognized as Agent of the Year 2017 that led to being interviewed by the media, and watched by over 100k+ viewers globally. He also ideated the establishment of a proprietary online OTC platform as well as over a dozen successful e-commerce stores across USA, U.A.E and Saudi Arabia.

Ahmed Zakaria (Chief Advisor/Co-Founder)

After moving from the USA to Dubai in 2004, Ahmed Zakaria started his career in real estate sales and established himself in 2007 as the youngest entrepreneur in the real estate and construction industry in Dubai by incorporating his first agency and development fund. During his tenure in the industry, he has successfully managed over $1.5 Billion in assets and managed 3 funds from structure to completion in excess of $400 Million. During that time, he has also established businesses in brokerage, electronic distribution, import and export with the most notable being a real estate and development agency which hired and operated over 200 agents at its peak.
Being introduced to the blockchain space in 2016, he immediately started transitioning and vesting time into Bitcoin and Ethereum mining and established a turnkey infrastructure and hardware distribution company (Block Labs). Block Labs currently manages over 20MW of power for Bitcoin mining and is one of the largest distributors of hardware in the region. In 2018, during the crypto downturn, he started to dive deeper into the potential of distributed ledger technologies by participating and investing into multiple projects in the virtual reality and decentralized finance space. This helped establish extensive knowledge on the industry in general and a wealth of experience was gained in the creation, deployment and sustainability of smart contracts. It also led to acquiring an IT resource company in order to bring talent in-house to become more cost effective and productive overall.
Currently, all his efforts and experience is geared towards bringing unicorn status to ZOGI Labs as he leads and supervises teams and maintains strength in the community while the firm develops unique products and offerings like Dungeons of Bezogia and Legends of Bezogia with many more proprietary products in the pipeline.

Serge Ajamian (Chief Strategy Officer / Investment Lead)

Serge Ajamian, the visionary Founder and CEO of Centauri Digital Asset Group, has made an indelible mark in the world of digital innovation. Under their leadership, Centauri has emerged as a beacon of innovation in the financial cosmos, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the industry. Their work at Centauri can be explored at centaurilabs.io.
Furthermore, as the Co-Founder and Visionary of Ordinals Council & Toshipad, [Chief Strategy Officer's Name] has been instrumental in launching the first blue-chip Launchpad on the Bitcoin network, propelling Bitcoin into uncharted territory.
In addition to their groundbreaking work at Centauri and Ordinals Council & Toshipad, [Chief Strategy Officer's Name] also serves as the Lead Investor and CSO for ZOGI Labs, where they have revolutionized gaming by introducing the first Decentralized Gaming-As-a-Service Platform.
Notably, they extend their influence as an advisor at Stanford University, where they guide the Web3 & AI Accelerator Program, shaping the minds of the future leaders in the digital space.
Beyond these remarkable accomplishments, Serge Ajamian is also the Co-Founder of OffChain Global, a global community of 50,000 crypto enthusiasts spanning 75+ cities worldwide. Their cosmic vision and influence continue to chart new territories in the digital universe, leading us to uncharted realms of possibility.

Team Members

Khizar Arshad (CTO)
As a pioneering force in blockchain technology, Khizar has consistently redefined the realm of decentralized systems. With over [years of experience], his expansive command over every technical layer of coding has set industry benchmarks. Recognized for spearheading groundbreaking innovations, he has been the mastermind behind several patented blockchain solutions. His unmatched expertise extends beyond blockchain to cover the full spectrum of programming languages and architectural paradigms. Undoubtedly, Khizar stands as the epitome of technological ingenuity and a visionary leader in the blockchain landscape.

Zhang Yong (Lead Backend Developer)

Back-end developer, iOS developer, blockchain developer;
Mainly responsible for game back-end development and blockchain contract development and Web3 integration. Graduated from Guizhou University. Zhang has many years of experience in e-commerce platform development and has developed exceptional coding skills.

Almas "Ali" Ahmet (Lead Game Producer)

Ali, working as the Lead Game Producer of Legends of Bezogia. His main responsibilities are developing and maintaining schedules, overseeing creative and technical development, and ensuring timely delivery of deliverables. He has also assumed the role of the lead designer in charge of gameplay design and conceiving of the game structures.
Majoring in software engineering at Sun Yat-sen University, Ali has been working in the game dev industry for eight years since he co-founded a game dev studio in college. The games he’s worked on have been recommended by iOS App Store and Google Play globally, and he is the first batch of developers in mainland China who published games on Xbox One. During this time, he’s been deeply involved in all parts of the game development pipeline.

Squall (Combat Designer)

Squall has been working as a game designer for over two and a half years, loves the industry and enjoys all games. **** His passion for gaming is the reason he works in the industry and boosts his skills and experience. Squall is mainly responsible for the design of the skills and actions of characters, monsters, designs systems and some UI prototypes.

Fox (Unity/Backend Developer)

Fox is working as a game developer, majoring on backend and minoring on unity client. He has rich experience in game programming, especially in mobile games. His hobby is playing blockchain powered games. He majored in software engineering at Sun Yat-sen University.

Lori (Senior Unity Developer)

Lori graduated from Huaqiao University in 2005 with a major in Computer Science and Application. She has been involved in board and card games, VR games, apps, and turn-based MMO game development. In this process, she has taken command of in-game engines (delphi, unity), the construction of gaming frameworks and various value processes.
Her personal motto as a team member is “Game development is very challenging , you may encounter all kinds of problems, but it doesn't matter, if you encounter a problem, just find a way to solve it.”

Sunny (Unity Developer)

Sunny graduated from Guangzhou University in 2015. He is a Unity developer and a traveler. He has worked on different types of games, and has used Golang for server development. Taking on the challenges of game development such as network synchronization of combat, AI, and skill. His goal is to become an architect who can write highly extensible frameworks that serve the entire team.

Vincent(Concept Designer)

Vincent is in charge of the company's art concept. His characteristics are based on strong logical and analytical approaches, bringing lively and engaging games and cooperative exploration spirit. He has a passion for design that he has mastered himself and often worked hard on his skills since junior high school. In 2022, He still continues to provide his time at Guangdong University of Technology to develop abilities for incoming students.
As a freshman, Vincent was captain of his debate team as well. Because of his love for games and animation, he created novels and comics in the third year of junior high school. After training in Beijing for 8 months, He started to systematically learn about animation and games including mirroring of comics, movies, scripts, character design and scene design. His hobbies also include playing basketball at a competitive level.

Ian(Concept Designer)

Ian graduated from Beijing Institute Of Technology, Zhuhai. He studied environmental design in college, but his love for game design made him learn more about game painting by himself. An avid gamer playing League of Legends, Red Dead, HALO and Zelda.
In the field of art and painting, he has studied fine arts for 6 years, has a solid foundation in fine arts, and has experience in designing game characters, his favorites being the character design of League of Legends, DOTA and Watch Pioneer.

Gloria (Concept Designer)

Gloria is responsible for the first design drafts. She graduated from the animation department of Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts. She loves games and has learned painting for many years, which gives her a solid foundation of design.

Ashu(3D Designer)

Yang Li graduated from Guangzhou College of Technology and Business in 2022. At this time, she joined ZOGI Labs and became a 3D Designer. During her work, she uses Blender to complete 3D modeling work, and at the same time, she is keen to be a learner and good listener.

Anthony (3D Designer)

Anthony (3D Designer) Anthony is an art college student with the ability of creating inspiring and artistic visions of art students, which greatly strengthens his logical thinking ability. Anthony has a passion for the 3D modeling industry, and aims to become a professional artistic model designer. Anthony has the capability, independently or in a team, to complete three-dimensional production, topology, UV textures, baking, mapping and post-rendering of sketches.
As an individual, Anthony is self motivated and optimistic, and has a good sense of team with a yearn to learn from his leaders and persevere when encountering problems trying every means to solve them.

Lily (3D Designer)

Graduated from Beijing City University in 2021, majoring in visual communication digital media art, Internship in Pinbai Brand Design Co., Ltd. for three months during the senior year. After graduation, She was interested in modeling, so she applied to become a 3D modeler for Legends of Bezogia.
The main modeling software she uses is Cinema 4D. She cooperates with the illustration department to complete model production and material production. The company provides her with a good platform to learn and exchange modeling techniques with her colleagues every day.

Vick (3D Designer)

Vick is a 3D model maker, familiar with the whole process of animation and can produce simple and complex animations. Vick prefers 3D modeling of buildings, props and texture drawing. In 4 years of work experience, he has been skilled in Maya, Photoshop, Substance Painter and Marmoset.
Vick is fluent with the use of ZB MAX, Unity, BodyPaint, After Effects, Premiere and other softwares. He has participated in the 3DQ version of props scene model texture production, exhibition design, in the production of GangV games, completed a large number of scene props model and texture, accumulated a lot of experience and displayed excellent aesthetic ability.

Felix (Effect Designer)

Felix is an effects designer for games and talented at making effects for various types of characters. He uses Unity, 3Dmax, PS and other software to make effects. Felix has a cheerful personality and enjoys watching movies, playing games and working out.

Kevin (Animator)

Kevin graduated from Communication University of China, Nanjing, majoring in animation. In his previous experience, he came across 3D game action design and fell in love with the process of making games. He is skilled in using 3D software, has rich experience and solid professional knowledge and has excelled in game action design for martial arts under Netease, the cartoon Max project of Yoozoo as well as the Maya project related to monster virus.
He is outgoing, careful, treats people sincerely and warmly, is easy-going, good at communication, has good interpersonal relations, has team spirit, can quickly integrate into the new team, and has strong learning ability and adaptability. Kevin loves sports specially playing badminton and enjoys reading and playing games.

Coco Mak (Office Manager)

Coco majored in Commercial English in university and has worked in a foreign trading company for many years and in December of 2019, She moved to Shenzhen from Guangzhou and joined Strategic Investments Consultancy Ltd (a sister associate of ZOGI Labs Ltd.) She started to work for the overseas real estate industry as she also assisted her boss with e-commerce, import and export.
In May 2021, she was assigned as office manager for the China office of ZOGI Labs. Being the office manager, she is mainly in charge of all administrative activities including day to day operations and the maintenance of office policies.
Coco also handles the office facilities and team building activities while coaching newer team members and encouraging them to recognize their strengths and take ownership of their personal development. Her hobbies and interests include the English language and traveling to meet new people from all over the world and learn about different cultures.