Ismael Arribas was born in Valladolid, the Kingdom of Spain on 19th May 1975. Studied at Nuestra Señora de Lourdes, his entrepreneurial soul led him to combine studies in his chosen profession, “Law as compliance”, and his passion for business. Immediately after his studies at the University of Valladolid and University Santo Domingo de Soto, he worked with Citigroup as Regional Director for Bankcards within the corporate banking of Citibank Spain. It was during this time that the foundation of Kunfud® was laid.
In 2006, Kunfud® was founded, the patented and trademark as Security Mercantile Agency that manages Corporate Security Control of companies´scope and activities, with file number M-2695616. The trademark legally registers all modes of corporate administration as well as providing security protection for the company's commercial domestic and international activities. In 2010, Kunfud® was legally certified until 2021 after its initial period was successfully completed and usefulness in the world of commerce proven.
He is an accredited expert for different Standardization Bodies like ISO, CEN-CENENLEC and ITU-T for the “Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies” Committees in those organizations. His expertise lies within the domain of independence International Compliance.
In 2017 he was appointed as President for the Spanish Chapter within the Government Blockchain Association. He is the Chairman of the Standard Committee at www.alastria.io, a founding member of INATBA and a Member of the Advisory Board at http://madridstartupcommunityforum.com.
As a Global entrepreneur, Ismael travels to absorb the richness of the different cultures and being proactive for the better planet. He is the creator of Codex Kunfud ®, the security mercantile concept, its certification, and its implementation. Codex Kunfud is a non-published code for security mercantile applications found within the Good Governance of the company´s Boards of Directors.