Jan brings over ten years of experience as a copyright lawyer to the team. He is the founding member of the law firm Denecke, Priess & Partner, which has handled over 25,000 IP-infringement cases, with a specialisation in image rights/partnering with different technical service providers. In 2016, Jan founded Ryde to commercialise the legal tech image recognition web crawling platform he and his team had been developing. In 2017, the Ryde platform had over a dozen revenue-generating clients. Jan then saw the opportunity to scale the platform using blockchain technology. Jan now leads the WENN Digital Inc. team with operations across four countries.