Gov van Ek, Co-Founder of BitCar, provides the conceptual and technical development as well as commercial direction at BitCar. In 2015, he Co-founded Ledger Assets, a leading Australian blockchain company. In the following year he Co-founded the blockchain energy company and Power Ledger. He has a PhD from the University of Manchester in Total Technology and before Ledger Assets, he was Managing Director of a number of private and listed companies. He is an investor and business founder and launched his first software company in 1991. Gov is experienced in concept development, systems architecture and design, commercial matters and has expertise in human/ computing interface design and A.I. Gov is also an Exotic car enthusiast.