Omer Ozden CEO

Mr. Omer Ozden (欧阳默) has been at the forefront of pioneering transactions between China and the United States for over two decades, working with such major companies as New Oriental, NetEase, Baidu, Alibaba, UrWork, Beijing Capital, Xinyuan and ZhenFund, as well as major groups in the U.S. such as Sam Zell (the largest individual real estate investor in the United States and inventor of the REIT), JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, Baker & McKenzie, and Morrison & Foerster. He is an expert in finance, law, blockchain and technology, real estate, and doing business between China and the United States. As CEO of RockTree Capital.

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Tariq Jawad Partner - Managing Director of International M & A

Mr. Tariq Jawad is a Partner and Managing Director of International M & A of RockTree Capital, and he has over 20 years of cross-border investment and strategic business advisory experience as well as being an active angel investor in impact-focused startups. Mr. Jawad is a frequent guest speaker at the Financial Times China-Arab Economic Dialogue and Latham & Watkins Silk Road Conferences.  Mr Jawad is also a panelist in the Socrates Seminars at the Aspen Institute.

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Jonathan Ip Vice President, Legal and Corporate Development

Mr. Jonathan Ip is Vice President, Legal and Corporate Development at RockTree LEX and oversees the RockTree legal team. He has over a decade of experience in Canadian, U.S., U.K. and international securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, fund formation, corporate reorganization, corporate governance and corporate/commercial matters. Mr. Ip is licensed to practice law in the Province of Ontario.

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Ryan Castellano Associate Vice President

Mr. Ryan Castellano is an Associate Vice President of RockTree Capital, and he has over four years of experience in cross-border transactions, and investment.  Mr. Castellano oversees global initiatives with specialized expertise in operations and management.

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Gary Guo Project Director

Mr. Gary Guo is Project Director of RockTree Capital, he has more than 16 years professional experience amongst business development, market research and financial services. Mr. Guo is in charge of RockTree China cross-border business operation, project execution and client-related interactions.

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Kazel Zhu Attorney-at-Law

Ms. Kazel Zhu is Attorney-at-Law at RockTree LEX. With a cross-cultural background and global vision, Ms. Zhu has been providing legal advice on cross-border transactions and fintech compliance since being admitted to practice law in New York, U.S..

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William Song Attorney-at-Law

Mr. William Song is Attorney-at-Law at RockTree LEX. Mr. Song’s practice focuses primarily on the tokenization of securities, off-shore legal structuring and cross-border transactions.

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Isaac Chen Business Development Director

Mr. Isaac Chen is Business Development Director at RockTree LEX. He is responsible for external business development and client relationship in the blockchain industry. Mr. Chen has more than 15 years experience in E-commerce and retailing, including more recently crypto-investments in China.

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Freya Fu Client & Marketing Director

Ms. Freya Fu is Client & Marketing Director at RockTree LEX and works with our clients to manage cases and communications and leads marketing initiatives.

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Joy Zhou Paralegal

Ms. Joy Zhou is Paralegal at RockTree LEX and has extensive experience in the global structuring of tokenization projects.

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Anita Qu Administrative Director

Anita Qu is Administrative Director at RockTree LEX. She has over 10 years of professional experience in office administration, human resources, as well as finance management in multinational companies.

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