ODEM Welcomes Sasha Soheili and Andreas Vlachos as New Directors of Business Development

ZUG, Switzerland – September 5, 2019

ODEM is the first-of-its-kind on-demand education and employment marketplace that directly connects students, educators, institutions and employers to meet the demands of a rapidly changing employment landscape. Earlier this year, the partnership with Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) allowed ODEM to make history by providing their 2019 graduating class the opportunity to be the first students in Canada to receive diplomas on the blockchain. Continuing from the success, ODEM has brought on new team members, Sasha Soheili and Andreas Vlachos, who will carry on ODEM’s mission of making education and employment more accessible, affordable, transferable and verifiable in Europe and North America. 


Sasha Soheili, North America Director of Business Development


Sasha has over a decade of business development experience in various industries including software, telecommunications and medical devices. She enjoys introducing innovative solutions that disrupt the status quo to address unmet needs in the market, making what seemed impossible possible. Recognizing the value that connected teams can achieve through partnership, Sasha thrives on making introductions and facilitating growth. 


“Sasha brings a strong background in working with innovative companies and developing key partnerships that add real value to our customers and ODEM. We look forward to working together, learning from each other and building ODEM with our business partners.,” said Rich Maaghul, ODEM CEO.

Andreas Vlachos, Europe and Middle East Director of Business Development


Andreas has experience managing various blockchain associations and organizations on behalf of the University of Nicosia. He has initiated partnerships with prominent blockchain leading organizations including Hyperledger, R3 and the EU Blockchain Observatory Forum as well as several universities around the world. 


Ken Finch, ODEM Director of Sales & Business Development, said, “Andreas combines a deep understanding of the benefits of blockchain technology, with broad experience in working with educators and academic institutions. Andreas will focus on developing partnerships with our European customers. We’re excited to what Andreas will bring to ODEM.”


ODEM Media Contact

Ashley Chen,

Director, Marketing



Bahnhofstrasse 10

6300 Zug, Switzerland


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