WELCOME TO THE

Digital Commodity Ecosystem

Xpansiv is the global marketplace for transacting an infinite array of data-driven commodity products in an intuitive, user-friendly environment. Xpansiv prices energy, carbon, and water basedon deeper data. We’re the global marketplace for data-driven, ESG-inclusive products, and theplatform for redefining value based on immutable information—we prove provenance so commodities can be valued according to their full life-cycle story.

Formed in 2019 through the merger of CBL (founded 2009) and Xpansiv (founded 2016), the company has 50+ employees and offices in Sydney, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Houston, Vancouver, and Berlin.

We provide tools and information to more accurately value agriculture, energy, and materials; we’re unleashing the power of global markets to deliver a world worthy of future generations.

Xpansiv is the global marketplace for transacting an infinite array of data-driven commodity products in an intuitive, user-friendly environment. Xpansiv prices energy, carbon, and water based on deeper data. We’re the global marketplace for data-driven, ESG-inclusive products, and the platform for redefining value based on immutable information—we prove provenance so commodities can be valued according to their full life-cycle story.

Formed in 2019 through the merger of CBL (founded 2009) and Xpansiv (founded 2016), the company has 50+ employees and offices in Sydney, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Houston, Vancouver, and Berlin.

We provide tools and information to more accurately value agriculture, energy, and materials; we’re unleashing the power of global markets to deliver a world worthy of future generations.

Company History
  • Launched Global Emissions Offset™ (GEO™), XSignals
  • Announced acquisition of Venus Technology and launched H2OX App
  • Partnered with IATA to launch the Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE)
  • Closed $25M strategic funding from BP Ventures, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, Macquarie Group Limited
  • Entered strategic partnership with Spherical | Analytics
  • Acquired the APX Environmental Management Account (EMA) Platform
  • Announced first exchange trade of differentiated natural gas based on Digital Feedstock™
  • Partnered with Solidia to introduce low-carbon cement to global markets
  • CBL merged with Xpansiv to form Xpansiv CBL Holding Group (XCHG)
  • Xpansiv completed $10M Series A funding from BP Ventures, S&P Global, Energy Innovation Capital
  • CBL partnered with the Tasmanian Gas Pipeline (TGP) to launch AU Gas products
  • CBL entered partnership with Xpansiv to launch a suite of commodity products based on Digital Feedstock™
  • Xpansiv partnered with Carbon Creek & IES to bring TrustWell™ responsible gas to financial markets
  • CBL entered agreements with CME Group to list CCA Futures on NYMEX and APX to launch US REC spot products
  • CBL announced acquisition of H2OX water exchange
  • Xpansiv completed initial seed funding with BP Ventures and other customers
  • Xpansiv and CBL entered MOU for Digital Feedstock–enabled products and IES for digital application of assurance ratings
  • John Melby joined Board of Directors of CBL and Xpansiv
  • Xpansiv founded in San Francisco by Joe Madden and Jeff Cohen
  • CBL launched exchange platform for all products, including RGGI and California Cap-and-Trade products
  • CBL co-founded by Ben Stuart and Nathan Rockliff 
  • CBL launched first global carbon offset exchange with electronic interfaces to banks and registries
  • CBL entered agreement with Joint Government Enterprise to build and launch H2OX water exchange
  • CBL obtained Australian Financial Services License (AFSL)
  • CBL opened office in NYC and launched North American environmental products

Company History

  • Launched Global Emissions Offset™ (GEO™), XSignals
  • Announced acquisition of Venus Technology and launched H2OX App
  • Partnered with IATA to launch the Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE)
  • Closed $25M strategic funding from BP Ventures, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, Macquarie Group Limited
  • Entered strategic partnership with Spherical | Analytics
  • Acquired the APX Environmental Management Account (EMA) Platform
  • Announced first exchange trade of differentiated natural gas based on Digital Feedstock™
  • Partnered with Solidia to introduce low-carbon cement to global markets
  • CBL merged with Xpansiv to form Xpansiv CBL Holding Group (XCHG)
  • Xpansiv completed $10M Series A funding from BP Ventures, S&P Global, Energy Innovation Capital
  • CBL partnered with the Tasmanian Gas Pipeline (TGP) to launch AU Gas products
  • CBL entered partnership with Xpansiv to launch a suite of commodity products based on Digital Feedstock™
  • Xpansiv partnered with Carbon Creek & IES to bring TrustWell™ responsible gas to financial markets
  • CBL entered agreements with CME Group to list CCA Futures on NYMEX and APX to launch US REC spot products
  • CBL announced acquisition of H2OX water exchange
  • Xpansiv completed initial seed funding with BP Ventures and other customers
  • Xpansiv and CBL entered MOU for Digital Feedstock–enabled products and IES for digital application of assurance ratings
  • John Melby joined Board of Directors of CBL and Xpansiv
  • Xpansiv founded in San Francisco by Joe Madden and Jeff Cohen
  • CBL launched exchange platform for all products, including RGGI and California Cap-and-Trade products
  • CBL co-founded by Ben Stuart and Nathan Rockliff 
  • CBL launched first global carbon offset exchange with electronic interfaces to banks and registries
  • CBL entered agreement with Joint Government Enterprise to build and launch H2OX water exchange
  • CBL obtained Australian Financial Services License (AFSL)
  • CBL opened office in NYC and launched North American environmental products

Our Leadership

Xpansiv leadership has domain expertise across commodity market design and innovation, product development, finance, and digital disruption.

Joe Madden
Chief Executive Officer
John Melby
President and Chief Operating Officer
Russell Wong
Chief Financial Officer
Ben Stuart
Chief Commercial Officer
Nathan Rockliff
Chief Strategy Officer
Sam Teplitsky
Chief Product Officer
Cameron Prell
Head of Government Policy and Legal
Paul Sestili
Head of Corporate Technology Ecosystem
Andy Bose
Head of Ecosystems and Data Partnerships
Bob Shults
Head of North American Markets
Jeff Cohen
Director of Sustainability
Andrew Pisano
VP Market Development

Board of Directors

Diverse experience across technology, markets/exchanges, data, finance, and energy, with global reach.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Will Stewart Executive Chairman, Xpansiv
  • Larry Leibowitz Vice Chairman & Executive Chairman, EntryPoint Capital
  • David Hayes Managing Partner, BP Ventures
  • Jack Klinck Managing Partner, Hyperplane Venture Capital
  • Joe Madden Chief Executive Officer, Xpansiv
  • John Melby President & Chief Operating Officer, Xpansiv
  • Ben Stuart Chief Commercial Officer, Xpansiv
  • Nathan Rockliff Chief Strategy Officer, Xpansiv

ADVISORY BOARD

  • Katie Sullivan Managing Director, IETA
  • Mark Campanale Founder, Carbon Tracker Initiative
  • Rich Miller CEO & MD, Telematica Inc.
  • Mark Benfield Executive Managing Director, MBSA International
  • Dr. James Canton CEO, Institute for Global Futures
  • Pedro Faria Strategic Advisor & Former Technical Director, CDP
  • Simon Bird Finance Director, CBL 
  • Irena Spazzapan Partner, SYSTEMIQ
  • Stan Stalnaker Founding Director & Chief Strategy Officer, Hub Culture 

Board of Directors

Diverse experience across technology, markets/exchanges, data, finance, and energy, with global reach.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Will Stewart
    Executive Chairman, Xpansiv
  • Larry Leibowitz
    Vice Chairman & Executive Chairman, EntryPoint Capital
  • David Hayes
    Managing Partner, BP Ventures
  • Jack Klinck
    Managing Partner, Hyperplane Venture Capital
  • Joe Madden
    Chief Executive Officer, Xpansiv
  • John Melby
    President & Chief Operating Officer, Xpansiv
  • Ben Stuart
    Chief Commercial Officer, Xpansiv
  • Nathan Rockliff
    Chief Strategy Officer, Xpansiv

ADVISORY BOARD

  • Katie Sullivan
    Managing Director, IETA
  • Mark Campanale
    Founder, Carbon Tracker Initiative
  • Rich Miller
    CEO & MD, Telematica Inc.
  • Mark Benfield
    Executive Managing Director, MBSA International
  • Dr. James Canton
    CEO, Institute for Global Futures
  • Pedro Faria
    Strategic Advisor & Former Technical Director, CDP
  • Simon Bird
    Finance Director, CBL 
  • Irena Spazzapan
    Partner, SYSTEMIQ
  • Stan Stalnaker 
    Founding Director & Chief Strategy Officer, Hub Culture