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Crypto.com — driving growth with Ecosystem strategy
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Peeling off the Problems to Adoption: Why Enterprise Blockchain Solutions Haven't Gained Much Traction Until Now
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Russ Heddleston
CEO | DocSend
Brittany Laughlin
Executive Director|Stacks Foundation
Kaj Burchardi
Managing Director|Boston Consulting Group
Russ Heddleston, Brittany Laughlin and others
Panel discussion
Fireside Chat with Sheila Warren, World Economic Forum
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Mike Orcutt
News Editor|The Block
Sheila Warren
Head of Blockchain and Digital Currency|World Economic Forum
Mike Orcutt, Sheila Warren and others
Fireside chat
Leaning Into Digital Assets Guided By The Voice Of The Client
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Blockchain vs Goliath: Embracing Innovation in a Fractured World
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Frank Chaparro
Director of News|The Block
Sunayna Tuteja
Head of Digital Assets and Blockchain|TD Ameritrade
Laurent Marochini
Head of the Innovation Lab|Société Générale Luxembourg
Jacqueline Molnar
Chief Transformation Officer & Global Head of Compliance|Western Union
Frank Chaparro, Sunayna Tuteja and others
Panel discussion
Envisioning and Building the Future Token Economy
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Arvie de Vera
Senior Vice President and Fintech Group Head|Unionbank of the Philippines
Dr. Justo Ortiz
Vice Chairman of the Board|Unionbank of the Philippines
Arvie de Vera, Dr. Justo Ortiz and others
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The Rosetta Stone of Bringing Nations Closer and Stronger Together
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Wang Guan
News Anchor|CGTN
Charles d'Haussy
Director of News|ConsenSys Hong Kong
Michael Sung
Chairman | CarbonBlue Innovations
Wang Guan, Charles d'Haussy and others
Fireside chat
Delivering in the promises of blockchain: the road to implementation
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The 40 Trillion Dollar Trade Finance Industry That's Missing Blockchain
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Ran Neuner
CEO|Onchain Capital
Jim Duffy
CEO| Tracr (De Beers Group)
John Monarch
Co-founder and CEO | ShipChain
Kris Van Broekhoven
CFO|Komgo
Ran Neuner, Jim Duffy and others
Panel discussion
Connected Value Chains: How blockchain adds business value & increases consumer confidence
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Blockchain for real use cases: growing the era of trusted digital intelligence
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Real-Time Supply Chain on Chain
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Jack Lee
Founding Managing Partner|HCM Capital
Gary Loh
Founder and CEO | Dimuto
Raullen Chai
Co-Founder & CEO | IoTeX
Jack Lee, Gary Loh and others
Panel discussion
Traceability in the Food Chain: Is It Safe to Eat?
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Kevin Feng
COO|VeChain
David Hsiao
Founder|Block Journal
Kevin Feng, David Hsiao and others
Panel discussion
Blockstack’s Proof of Transfer Mining: Payout in BTC
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Unveiling China's New Blockchain Powered Internet
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Michael Gu
Founder|Boxmining
He Yifan
Founder&CEO|Red Date Tech
Michael Sung
Chairman | CarbonBlue Innovations
Michael Gu, He Yifan and others
Fireside chat
Making Enterprise Blockchain Mature: Building Business on an Evolving Infrastructure
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Patrick Chang
Director|Samsung NEXT Ventures
Alexei Dulub
CEO | PixelPlex
Dieter Shirley
CTO | Dapper Labs
Patrick Chang, Alexei Dulub and others
Fireside chat
The Industries’ State of Art Blockchain Solution
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Mike Dudas
Founder and Chairman|The Block
Brian Behlendorf
Executive Director|Hyperledger
Mike Dudas, Brian Behlendorf and others
Fireside chat
Blockchain Gaming: Building the virtual asset class of the future
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How to Unlock New Economic Opportunities for Gamers Worldwide?
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Kevin Chou
CEO/Co-Founder | Rally
Robby Yung
CEO|Animoca Brands
Roham Gharegozlou
Founder and CEO|Dapper Labs
Skirmantas Januskas
CEO and Co-founder|DappRadar
Kevin Chou, Robby Yung and others
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Next Era of Blockchain Enabled Consumer Applications
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"PlayMining" play and earn concept brought by nextgen blockchain entertainment
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Crypto Merchant: "Your Total is Ten Satoshis for Coffee Please!"
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Mai Fujimoto
Miss Bitcoin
Ashish Singhal
Co-Founder and CEO | CoinSwitch.co and CRUXPay
Nimrod Lehavi
Co-founder and CEO | Simplex
Bobby Bao
Co-Founder & Head of Corporate Development|Crypto.com
Mai Fujimoto, Ashish Singhal and others
Panel discussion
Flipping the switch: when IoT meets 5G and Blockchain (higher level thinking)
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Year 2030: Living with A.I., Blockchain, and Robots.
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Daniel Liebau
Founder|Lightbulb Capital
Dr. Mihaela Ulieru
Chief Alchemist | SingularityNET
Gurvinder Ahluwalia
Founder & CEO|Digital Twin Labs
Daniel Liebau, Dr. Mihaela Ulieru and others
Fireside chat

Speakers

Blockchain professionals from Asia and beyond

Andrew Fai

CEO|Asia Blockchain Summit

Kris Marszalek

Co-Founder and CEO|Crypto.com

Russ Heddleston

CEO | DocSend

Brittany Laughlin

Executive Director|Stacks Foundation

Kaj Burchardi

Managing Director|Boston Consulting Group

Andrew Fai

CEO|Asia Blockchain Summit

Founder and CEO of OBITO. Andrew Fai currently consults for Taiwan Legislative Yuan and other financial institutions on matters relating to Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, FinTech and Strategy. He is also the Co-founder of Asia Blockchain Summit, the largest blockchain conference ever by number of attendant in Asia. former Wealth Manager and MIT FinTech Certified professional who previously consult for PwC, Taiwan Stock Exchange, First Financial Holdings, and Legislative Yuan on matters relating to FinTech, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrency. Andrew also contributed to the recently legislated Fintech Regulatory Sandbox Bill. He also regularly attends and hosts events to support the adoption of cryptocurrencies and DLT; most recently, Asia Blockchain Summit.

Kris Marszalek

Co-Founder and CEO|Crypto.com

Kris is a serial entrepreneur with a strong track record of building and scaling technology businesses. Crypto.com was founded in 2016 on a simple belief: it's a basic human right for everyone to control their money, data and identity. With over 2 million users on its platform today, Crypto.com provides a powerful alternative to traditional financial services, turning its vision of “cryptocurrency in every wallet” into reality, one customer at a time. The Crypto.com Ecosystem consists of: Crypto.com App, Wallet, Exchange, MCO Visa Card, Crypto.com Pay and Crypto.com Chain. Crypto.com is built on a solid foundation of security, privacy and compliance and is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have CCSS Level 3, ISO/IEC 27001:2013, ISO/IEC 27701:2019 and PCI: DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance. Crypto.com is headquartered in Hong Kong with 350+ strong team. For more information, please visit www.crypto.com.

Russ Heddleston

CEO | DocSend

Russ is the co-founder and CEO of DocSend, a service for securely sending and tracking documents that has over 12,000 customers. Their customers include Gusto, One Medical and Air Table. He was previously a product manager at Facebook, where he arrived via the acquisition of his startup Pursuit.com, and has held roles at Dropbox, Microsoft, and Trulia. Russ holds a BS/MS in Computer Science from Stanford and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Russ is a frequent speaker and recognized expert on the topic of startup fundraising globally.

Brittany Laughlin

Executive Director|Stacks Foundation

Kaj Burchardi

Managing Director|Boston Consulting Group

Kaj Burchardi is a Managing Director with BCG Platinion with more than 19 years of experience in IT consulting. He has worked with clients from various industries in Europe, US, and Middle East on IT architecture, Digital and Agile transformations. Kaj is leading the Blockchain practice of BCG/Platinion globally and supported clients in the strategy definition, use case development, and Proof of Concept execution of various Blockchain / DLT projects based on different platforms. The used approach puts the customer and the business challenge in the center – and the technology second.

Mike Orcutt

News Editor|The Block

Sheila Warren

Head of Blockchain and Digital Currency|World Economic Forum

Sunayna Tuteja

Head of Digital Assets and Blockchain|TD Ameritrade

Frank Chaparro

Director of News|The Block

Laurent Marochini

Head of the Innovation Lab|Société Générale Luxembourg

Mike Orcutt

News Editor|The Block

Mike is The Block’s News Editor. In addition to editing, he reports on topics that span the blockchain space, with a particular focus on technological innovation. Prior to joining The Block in April of 2020, he spent nine years covering emerging technologies— from solar cells to smart contracts—at MIT Technology Review..

Sheila Warren

Head of Blockchain and Digital Currency|World Economic Forum

Sheila began her career as a Wall Street attorney before turning to philanthropy and non-profit tech over a decade ago. She has represented banks, philanthropists and progressive non-profits. Most recently, she was VP of strategic alliances and general counsel of TechSoup, the global social enterprise that has connected civil society organizations around the world with over $9bn in donated tech-based resources. Previously, Sheila also designed and launched NGOsource, a service focused on international grant making. Sheila is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law.

Sunayna Tuteja

Head of Digital Assets and Blockchain|TD Ameritrade

Sunayna Tuteja is the Head of Digital Assets and Blockchain at TD Ameritrade. With more than ten years of diverse global experience, she has a proven record for building new ventures from scratch and leading the kind of change that is critical in shaping the future of business. In her current role, Sunayna is responsible for building a scalable blockchain and crypto practice within TD Ameritrade. This rapidly growing practice is inclusive of partnerships, investments and products to harness the growing power of blockchain technology. Prior to this position, Sunayna led an entrepreneurial “tiger team” at TD Ameritrade to build the next generation of products, experiences and business models needed to break down barriers to investing and engage more people on the platforms they use every day. Her team was responsible for delivering industry-first partnerships and products with cutting-edge startups and leading global technology companies including Apple, Amazon, Google, and Tencent.

Frank Chaparro

Director of News|The Block

Frank Chaparro leads various editorial efforts for The Block, a cryptocurrency and blockchain research firm, as its Director of News. Chaparro started his career at Business Insider, where he specialized in topics at the intersection of digital assets and Wall Street, market structure, and financial technology. Previously, he held positions at NPR and the Nasdaq Stock Market. In 2018, he become a sought after reporter in the crypto world, breaking scoops on major developments at financial services firms such as Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, and Citigroup. He joined The Block to dive deeper into his specialty and is responsible for investigating the most powerful figures and firms in the cryptocurrency market alongside a global team of financial journalists and researchers.

Laurent Marochini

Head of the Innovation Lab|Société Générale Luxembourg

Laurent Marochini is Head of Innovation at Societe Generale Securities Services in Luxembourg. Since 2018, Laurent is also Blockchain Leader for the Group. Prior to joining SGSS, Laurent has held various management positions in the banking sector in particular in BNP Paribas Securities Services and Credit Suisse Private Banking. He joined Societe Generale in 2006 as a Risk Manager. Laurent is highly involved in the Fintech ecosystem. He is also Co-Chairman of the ALFI (Association Luxembourgeoise des Fonds d’investissement) Working Group Blockchain & Crypto Currencies and Member of the Fintech & Digital Executive Committee. The all industry has recognized Laurent as : Top 4 Fintech Leader of the year for the Luxembourg by Finance Awards (2017) Top 21 Regtech worldwide Leader by Medici (2018) Twice awarded 2nd Worldwide Best Innovation Maker of Societe Generale (2015-2016).

Jacqueline Molnar

Chief Transformation Officer & Global Head of Compliance|Western Union

Arvie de Vera

Senior Vice President and Fintech Group Head|Unionbank of the Philippines

Dr. Justo Ortiz

Vice Chairman of the Board|Unionbank of the Philippines

Wang Guan

News Anchor|CGTN

Charles d'Haussy

Director of News|ConsenSys Hong Kong

Jacqueline Molnar

Chief Transformation Officer & Global Head of Compliance|Western Union

Jacqueline Molnar is Chief Transformation Officer and Global Head of Compliance for Western Union. She is based in our global headquarters in Denver, Colorado. In Molnar’s twenty years of experience as an attorney and compliance officer, she has focused her practice on AML/CTF, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery/Corruption, Consumer Protection, Fraud and Litigation Defense. She has led large international teams in the successful development of global AML programs across multiple jurisdictions and has represented numerous Fortune 500 companies in complex legal and regulatory matters around the globe. Molnar also serves as Board Chair of the Western Union Foundation, an organization that supports education and disaster relief efforts as pathways toward a better future. Since its inception in 2001, the Foundation has funded more than $120 million in 137 countries, benefiting 940,000 people.

Arvie de Vera

Senior Vice President and Fintech Group Head|Unionbank of the Philippines

Arvie is the Senior Vice President and Head of the Fintech Group at UnionBank, a team instrumental to the Bank’s transformation strategy. Under his leadership, the group has created award-winning fintech and blockchain solutions to future-proof the bank and promote financial inclusion. He is passionate about tech-ing up the Philippines, and was recognized by the Singapore Fintech Association as a Top Fintech Influencer in Asia. A primary mover in the fintech space, he co-founded and serves as the Vice Chairman of the Distributed Ledger Technology Association of the Philippines whose purpose is to educate, regulate, and innovate on blockchain technology. Being an ardent advocate of financial inclusion, Arvie also co-founded and serves as a board director of Tech Up Pilipinas - a movement that seeks to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs), individuals, and large corporates benefit from technological advancements in order to “tech up” the Philippines.

Dr. Justo Ortiz

Vice Chairman of the Board|Unionbank of the Philippines

It is his bold vision that guides UnionBank’s Transformation Journey towards becoming “a technology company, also a bank." Under his leadership, UnionBank has been recognized as the country’s Best Digital Bank, both by Asiamoney and The Asset Triple A Awards, offering delivery of online, real-time and highly secured busines solutions to its millions of customers. Dr. Ortiz is the chairman of the Fintech Philippines Association and the Distributed Ledger Technology Association of the Philippines as well as the Philippine Payments Management Inc. – a critical component of the Philippines’ National Retail Payment System. He is also a Board Member of the Global Fintech Alliances Advisory Board founded in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Wang Guan

News Anchor|CGTN

Wang Guan is news anchor and host of Dialogue at CGTN. He was CGTN’s chief U.S. correspondent based in Washington D.C. from 2011 to 2019, covering the White House and the State Department. He has interviewed dozens of world leaders including Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, US Secretary of State John Kerry and Henry Kissinger, and IMF Director-General Kristalina Georgieva and Christine Lagarde. He broke stories from over 30 Chinese provinces and 40 US states and covered the 2012 and 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Wang Guan is one of the most active Chinese journalists on social media analyzing US-China relations. He is a Young Leader with National Committee on US-China Relations and a “Asia 21” Young Leader with Asia Society. Wang Guan has a master’s degree in international relations from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in international journalism from Communication University of China.

Charles d'Haussy

Director of News|ConsenSys Hong Kong

Prior to joining world-leading blockchain engineering firm ConsenSys, Charles was Head of Fintech with Hong Kong government department InvestHK. He served 450+ FinTech companies and steered the growth of the Hong Kong Fintech Week to 10,000 global attendees. Mr d'Haussy has 15 years of experience in Hong Kong private sector and holds SFC licenses 1 & 4. In 2018, Charles was elected TOP 50 & 200 Fintech influencer in Hong Kong and Asia. Charles is also the author of the book "Block Kong, 21 brilliant Hong Kong blockchain entrepreneurs".

Michael Sung

Chairman | CarbonBlue Innovations

Michael Tae

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy|Broadridge Financial Solutions

Ran Neuner

CEO|Onchain Capital

Jim Duffy

CEO| Tracr (De Beers Group)

John Monarch

Co-founder and CEO | ShipChain

Michael Sung

Chairman | CarbonBlue Innovations

Prof. Michael Sung is a technology venture builder and investor, having founded various companies over the years in diverse high-tech industries ranging from AI, blockchain, semiconductor, and new materials industries. He is founder and Chairman of CarbonBlue Innovations, a cross-border tech-transfer platform that is focused on rapidly commercializing and scaling internationally-sourced blockchain, Fintech, and digital finance innovation to developing countries.

Michael Tae

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy|Broadridge Financial Solutions

Michael joined Broadridge in 2017, and leads Broadridge’s corporate strategy function. He began his career at McKinsey & Company, consulting clients in the financial services industry before moving to Merrill Lynch where he was investment banking Vice President of their Financial Institutions Group. Michael later served as Director of Investments for the Troubled Asset Relief Program at the U.S. Department of Treasury. Most recently, Michael was the Senior Executive Vice President of Worldwide Services for Microstrategy.

Ran Neuner

CEO|Onchain Capital

Ran Neuner is the Co-founder and CEO of Onchain Capital, a Blockchain Investment fund and Advisory service. In 2017 Ran Neuner launched Crypto Trader , the world’s first televised cryptocurrency show featured on CNBC. Today he is still the host and executive producer. The show has had huge success is the most viewed show on the channel today. Previously Ran Neuner was the founder CEO of The Creative Counsel Group. The company which he founder grew to become the largest sales and marketing agency in Africa. He sold this business to the Publicis Groupe in 2015 for what was recorded as the biggest business transaction in Africa. Ran holds a Bachelor degree in Finance, is a CFA and is currently completing his OPM studies at Harvard Business School. Ran Neuner is also involved in several initiatives to grow and mentor entrepreneurs including several incubator projects to support transformation in the industry.

Jim Duffy

CEO| Tracr (De Beers Group)

Jim has been transforming industries using the latest digital technology since the Internet began. During his time at BNP Paribas he helped revolutionise markets via digital connectivity and solve the data and analytics challenges required to programmatically trade. Jim was awarded the Data Architect of the Year from Oracle Corporation twice for work on the globally distributed cross asset class real-time data analytics platform he created. While at MongoDB, Jim worked with Fortune 100 enterprises in finance and beyond to catalyse their digital transformation using similar distributed data architectures. This helped lead to the successful IPO of MDB in 2017, now a rapidly growing >$10Bn valued Nasdaq listed data brand. Jim’s interest in the crypto space before the first bitcoin halving led to an early understanding of the transformative capabilities of distributed ledger technology.

John Monarch

Co-founder and CEO | ShipChain

John Monarch is the co-founder and CEO of ShipChain, a technology startup focused on revolutionizing the freight and logistics industry using blockchain technology. He is a serial entrepreneur in logistics and supply chain, with a background in physics and computer science from Clemson University. He currently serves as a Supply Chain Expert for the United Nations CEFACT, has worked with the World Economic Forum on Blockchain in Supply Chain, and is an avid classical musician, photographer, and pilot.

Kris Van Broekhoven

CFO|Komgo

Jack Lee

Founding Managing Partner|HCM Capital

Gary Loh

Founder and CEO | Dimuto

Raullen Chai

Co-Founder & CEO | IoTeX

Kevin Feng

COO|VeChain

Kris Van Broekhoven

CFO|Komgo

Kris Van Broekhoven, Chief Financial Officer of Komgo, the multi-bank digital platform that is streamlining trade finance and introducing blockchain based tools to mitigate fraud. Until recently, Kris was Global Head of Commodity Trade Finance at Citibank, where he spearheaded the digital transformation of trade finance and led Citi’s involvement as a founding member of Komgo. Prior to Citi he was EMEA head of structured commodity trade finance at Deutsche Bank. Kris has 25 years of international banking experience and is determined to bring an inefficient and paper based industry into the digital age.

Jack Lee

Founding Managing Partner|HCM Capital

Jack Lee is the Founding Managing Partner of HCM Capital, the first global venture investment arm of Foxconn Technology Group. At the same time, Mr. Lee also holds the role as a special assistant to Group CFO of Foxconn. HCM Capital, founded in 2015, concentrates its investment mainly on the companies applying new technologies or innovative business models, such as blockchain, data technology, to make people living better, or enterprises working more efficiency. HCM, led by Mr. Lee, had invested a number of fintech companies. For example, Abra, US Silicon Valley based, built the world's first decentralized digital cash conversion and pier to pier remittance platform. Chained Finance, newly established, dedicates to providing faster and lower cost solution with token economy for supply chain finance by deploying blockchain.And, Figure Technologies, a US San Francisco's based fintech company, leverages AI, Fintech and Blockchain to facilitate loans origination, trading, etc.

Gary Loh

Founder and CEO | Dimuto

Gary Loh is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of DiMuto Pte Ltd, a trade technology firm providing end-to-end supply chain visibility for global businesses, ensuring traceability and trackability of business documents, goods and services. Since late 2018, DiMuto has successfully tracked and traced over millions of pieces in produce and millions in dollars of trade value on their platform. Mr Loh is the Vice Chairman of SunMoon Food Company Limited. He joined the company’s Board as Non-Independent Director and Deputy Chairman in 2007 and was Chairman of the Executive Committee from 2007 to 2013, before serving as Executive Chairman of the Board until 2017. Mr Loh is also the Executive Chairman of First Alverstone Capital Ltd, a private equity firm he co-founded in 2005. He started his career as a venture capitalist for Pacific Capital Pte. Ltd. from 1992 to 1995, before joining Merrill Lynch 1995 to 1997. Subsequently, he was with UOB Kay Hian and BNP Paribas.

Raullen Chai

Co-Founder & CEO | IoTeX

Raullen Chai received the PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 2012, where his research focused on cryptography, specifically in designing and analyzing of lightweight ciphers and authentication protocols for IoT devices. He is a member of the Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research (CACR), International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), and IEEE Communications Society since 2010. In 2013, he joined Google as senior software engineer leading many security initiatives for its technical infrastructure, including mitigation of SSL attacks against Google such as CRIME/BEAST/POODLE, privacy-preserving SSL offloading, enabling of Certificate Transparency for all Google services. He was also the founding engineer of Google Cloud Load Balancer (GCLB), which now serves thousands of cloud services with 1+ million queries per second. In 2016, he joined Uber as the head of cryptography R&D, leading the research and development of crede

Kevin Feng

COO|VeChain

Kevin Feng has 15 years experiences of consulting and assurance services in cybersecurity, privacy and emerging technology. After he joined PwC Shanghai in 2005, Kevin has been building an extensive network with clients in various industries in regions including Mainland China, US, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan, and has been driving the development of blockchain services of PwC CN/HK region. He was one of the few blockchain evangelists in the profession service space, and played an important role in some of the early iconic blockchain projects.

David Hsiao

Founder|Block Journal

Muneeb Ali

CEO and Co-founder|Blockstack

Michael Gu

Founder|Boxmining

He Yifan

Founder&CEO|Red Date Tech

Patrick Chang

Director|Samsung NEXT Ventures

David Hsiao

Founder|Block Journal

David founded and manages the well-known crypto and blockchain magazine Block Journal. He simultaneously manages the crypto consulting firm Black Diamond Group. He is a veteran in crypto media, marketing, and branding and has worked with many of the most prominent figures and companies in the industry.

Muneeb Ali

CEO and Co-founder|Blockstack

Dr. Muneeb Ali is the co-founder of Blockstack, a decentralized computing network with 180+ apps/startups built on top. He serves as the CEO of Blockstack PBC, a Public Benefit Corp that is developing the core Blockstack technology. He has raised $50 million USD in funding from investors like Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, Lux Capital, Winklevoss Capital, and others. Blockstack was recently featured in the CNBC’s list of 100 promising startups to watch. Muneeb received his Ph.D. and Masters in Computer Science from Princeton University. His Ph.D. thesis was nominated for the ACM SIGCOMM dissertation award by Princeton University. Muneeb gives guest lectures on cloud computing at Princeton and his research publications have over 1,300 citations. He is one of the main characters in George Gilder's book Life After Google and was a technical advisor to the HBO show Silicon Valley. You can follow him on Twitter @muneeb.

Michael Gu

Founder|Boxmining

Michael became the Founder of Boxmining - one of the top crypto YouTube channels with over 200,000 subscribers and 15 Million Views. Michael has been providing top tier independent coverage of the cryptocurrency scene since 2017. Micheal has participated in the first wave of cryptocurrency investing, with a mining operation in 2012 and key investments in 2017.

He Yifan

Founder&CEO|Red Date Tech

Yifan He, the founder, and CEO of Red Date Tech which is the architect firm behind the BSN, is a serial entrepreneur and investor. Mr. He founded his first internet company when he was in college in 1998 in the U.S., and spent more than 10 years in China on private equity and finance. Mr. He graduated from SUNY at Stony Brook with a computer science degree, and an MBA degree from MIT. Read more about Red Date Tech in this recent article here.

Patrick Chang

Director|Samsung NEXT Ventures

Patrick Chang is an early stage investor at Samsung NEXT Ventures. He primarily focuses on seed to series B enterprise / B2B investing. He leads blockchain investments and strategy at Samsung NEXT Ventures Prior to Samsung, Patrick was at Foundation Capital with a focus on SaaS and enterprise software. He has over 12 years of experience investing in enterprise software including IT security, infrastructure, developer tools, business intelligence/analytics and more ranging in various stages from seed to growth equity at Bain Capital Ventures, Investor Growth Capital, New York Angels and Updata. Patrick is also a recovering tech investment banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Lehman Brothers, where he helped public and venture backed technology companies raise capital and execute M&A transactions.

Alexei Dulub

CEO | PixelPlex

Dieter Shirley

CTO | Dapper Labs

Mike Dudas

Founder and Chairman|The Block

Brian Behlendorf

Executive Director|Hyperledger

Robby Yung

CEO|Animoca Brands

Alexei Dulub

CEO | PixelPlex

Alexei Dulub has been working with blockchain technologies for almost 7 years as the CEO of PixelPlex, an R&D company that focuses on blockchain, IoT, and AI solutions development. As of now, his team has already delivered to market such groundbreaking projects as Echo Blockchain Ecosystem & Layer 2 Smart Contract Protocol and Qtum UTXO-Based Blockchain and DApp Development Platform. Alexei took Oxford’s Blockchain Programme, and is very well-versed in the actual development processes, as he started off his career as a programmer in an international software development team. He works hand-in-hand with PixelPlex’s clients and takes on the role of a blockchain consultant on the company’s major projects.

Dieter Shirley

CTO | Dapper Labs

Dieter Shirley is the CTO at Dapper Labs and the Chief Architect of Flow. He is also the author and principal sponsor of the ERC-721 proposal for standardizing tracking of non-fungible tokens on the Ethereum protocol and to co-creator of CryptoKitties. Dieter is an original participant in the world of cryptocurrency, mining his first Bitcoin on his home computer in 2010. Since then he has served as a technical architect on a series of advanced blockchain projects including as co-founder of CryptoKitties, the most successful collectibles game on the blockchain. Dieter is also the founding CTO of Cornerstone, a real estate transaction platform being developed in partnership with Ross McCredie, former founder and CEO of Sotheby’s Canada, and Dave Carson, former COO at Sotheby’s Global.

Mike Dudas

Founder and Chairman|The Block

Mike Dudas is the founder and Chairman of The Block, the leading research, media & information brand in the digital asset marketplace. The Block's research driven model has contributed to millions of people engaging with the company's research, journalism, podcast, newsletter and events since its 2018 founding. The Block is the first and final word in digital assets. Previously, Mike was co-founder and CRO of Button, the leading global, mobile performance marketing platform. Mike is a builder of mobile commerce businesses, having worked at Google, Braintree/Venmo and PayPal. Early in his career, Mike worked in corporate M&A and strategy for Disney. Mike earned a BA from Stanford and an MBA from Kellogg.

Brian Behlendorf

Executive Director|Hyperledger

Brian Behlendorf is the Executive Director of Hyperledger. Behlendorf was a primary developer of the Apache Web server, the most popular web server software on the Internet, and a founding member of the Apache Software Foundation. He has also served on the board of the Mozilla Foundation since 2003 and the Electronic Frontier Foundation since 2013. He was the founding CTO of CollabNet and CTO of the World Economic Forum. Most recently, Behlendorf was a managing director at Mithril Capital Management LLC, a global technology investment firm. He was recognized by The New York Times as one of the Top 10 Most Influential People in Blockchain in 2018.

Robby Yung

CEO|Animoca Brands

Robby Yung is the CEO of Animoca Brands, a leading blockchain game developer headquartered in Hong Kong. He was previously the co-founder and CFO of Redgate Media, a venture-backed Chinese television and outdoor media holding company sold to Inno-Tech Holdings Limited (HK.8202). Mr Yung was also co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of One Media Group (HK.426), a Hong Kong-based magazine group. Prior to that, he was the founder and CEO of One Studio, a venture-backed web development company in Hong Kong, and OSMedia, a Chinese television advertising sales company.

Kevin Chou

CEO/Co-Founder | Rally

Roham Gharegozlou

Founder and CEO|Dapper Labs

Skirmantas Januskas

CEO and Co-founder|DappRadar

Naohito Yoshida

Founder and CEO|Digital Entertainment Asset

Mai Fujimoto

Miss Bitcoin

Kevin Chou

CEO/Co-Founder | Rally

Kevin Chou is the CEO and co-founder of Rally, an emerging blockchain ecosystem where creators, fans and developers are joining forces to create the world’s first creator-owned economies. Kevin currently serves as the Chairman of Forte, a new blockchain whose mission is to build a more collaborative future in gaming by realigning the economic relationship between players and developers. He is also Chairman of Gen.G, a new esports enterprise bridging Asia and North America.

Roham Gharegozlou

Founder and CEO|Dapper Labs

Roham is the CEO of Dapper Labs and the founder of Axiom Zen, the award-winning emerging technology venture studio behind Dapper Labs. Dapper Labs is the creator of CryptoKitties, the world’s most popular consumer blockchain experience, with over 3M transactions on the Ethereum network – more than any smart contract that’s not a cryptocurrency exchange.

Skirmantas Januskas

CEO and Co-founder|DappRadar

DappRadar has grown from 2 teenage developers working on a passion project into the industry-standard source of truth on accurate, honest, and transparent data for decentralized applications (“dapp”). Data that regularly informs academic research, analysis, and VC due diligence, while also being regularly cited by leading media outlets like Bloomberg News. This leadership position in both dapps, and the burgeoning start-up ecosystem in Lithuania, has enticed industry giants like Naspers & Blockchain to spearhead a $2.3 million seed funding round in September 2019. The largest ever for a start-up in the Baltic States. CEO, Skirmantas Januskas, is quickly emerging as a sought after authority on the space as users and investors increasingly adopt dapps in place of traditional applications.

Naohito Yoshida

Founder and CEO|Digital Entertainment Asset

Co-CEO: Naohito Yoshida, after working in magazine editing, established the game anime company GLAMS Co., Ltd. at the age of 28.While being one of the pioneers of the digital anime industry, was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 32. Filed for both company and personal bankruptcy at the age of 34. After that, made a comeback to establish three publicly listed companies in the human resources, content and media ad tech industries.Currently serves as chairman and representative director of eole Inc., which is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers market.With a conviction that blockchain will radically change the entertainment industry, decided to return as an entrepreneur for the first time in 20 years.

Mai Fujimoto

Miss Bitcoin

More popularly known in the world as “Miss Bitcoin”, Mai has been involved in Crypto since 2011, making lots of accomplishments during her career. She is most interested in using CryptoCurrency and Blockchain for the SDGs.She launched a donation platform called KIZUNA in 2017 and helping BINANCE Charity Foundation as an ambassador. She is active as a KOL who works to spread the entire blockchain industry as twitter and youtuber. At the same time, she is a serial entrepreneur that launches many companies, and is also active as an advisor for more than 10 companies including Japanese listed companies.

Ashish Singhal

Co-Founder and CEO | CoinSwitch.co and CRUXPay

Nimrod Lehavi

Co-founder and CEO | Simplex

Bobby Bao

Co-Founder & Head of Corporate Development|Crypto.com

Jamie Lin

President|Taiwan Mobile

Daniel Liebau

Founder|Lightbulb Capital

Ashish Singhal

Co-Founder and CEO | CoinSwitch.co and CRUXPay

Ashish Singal is the Co-Founder and CEO of CoinSwitch.co and CRUXPay. He is a hacker to the core and has won almost every major Hackathon in India including those hosted by Sequoia, Google, Amazon and LinkedIn. While working at Amazon as a Software Development Engineer in 2014, he led the internal team in building Amazon Prime's 1-hour delivery model. Ashish was a Technical Advisor with Reap Benefit - an NGO in Bangalore aimed at encouraging India’s youth to become actionable citizens. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science.

Nimrod Lehavi

Co-founder and CEO | Simplex

Serial entrepreneur, hacker, maker, geek, crypto head. Nimrod Lehavi’s career spans over more than two decades of entrepreneurship and management experience. His reputation precedes him in the startup scene and blockchain community for his vision, leadership and unique ability to innovate and scale as well as his no BS mentality.

Bobby Bao

Co-Founder & Head of Corporate Development|Crypto.com

Bobby is currently directing the corporate strategy development and overseeing Crypto.com’s approach to drive the adoption of crypto-powered consumer financial products. In 2018, Bobby was named Forbes Asia’s 30 under 30 leader under Finance & Venture Capital. Prior to founding Crypto.com, Bobby was Co-Founder & Head of Corporate Development of Ensogo as well as has gained an extensive experience in investment banking at China Renaissance, Deloitte, and Merrill Lynch. He also acted as a consultant for JD.com advising to C-Suite level executives on strategic corporate development projects.

Jamie Lin

President|Taiwan Mobile

Jamie now serves as President at Taiwan Mobile, a leading telecom & technology group in Taiwan, and Chairman & Partner at AppWorks, the largest startup accelerator in Greater Southeast Asia (ASEAN + Taiwan). Taiwan Mobile group services 7.2 million monthly active mobile subscribers, operates Taiwan’s largest online retail shop, momo, with US$1.4 billion in annual revenue, and brings cable TV & broadband to 1.7 million households. AppWorks, founded by Jamie in 2009, offers a renowned free accelerator program that now admits around 35 AI, Blockchain, and SEA startups twice a year. It boasts 376 active startups and 1,113 founders in its alumni network, the largest of its kind in Greater SEA. Within the Blockchain field, AppWorks has accelerated 44 Blockchain startups.

Daniel Liebau

Founder|Lightbulb Capital

Daniel Leon is a business and social entrepreneur with a proven track record of growing early-stage companies and building organizations from the ground up. Daniel has co-founded and led multiple companies and not-for-profit organizations. Before Governing Dynamics, where he is a managing partner, he was CEO of Atlis Labs, a venture-backed local discovery platform powered by real-time customer referrals. Prior to that, Daniel served as CEO of Beyon3D and chairman of HereO. He was also general manager, of GroundLink, which raised more than $30 million in funding during his tenure. He started his career as vice president with the Gallup Organization. Daniel holds a degree in Economics from Brown University. He splits his time between New York and Tel Aviv.

Dr. Mihaela Ulieru

Chief Alchemist | SingularityNET

Gurvinder Ahluwalia

Founder & CEO|Digital Twin Labs

Dr. Mihaela Ulieru

Chief Alchemist | SingularityNET

Dr. Mihaela Ulieru is a technology alchemist and is an innovator at the edge of the impossible. She is founder and President of the IMPACT Institute for the Digital Economy (IMPACT stands for ” Innovation Management and Policy Accelerated with Communication Technologies”), which she founded as a consulting arm of her work aiming at policy reforms for the adoption of the latest digital technologies in all areas of society and sectors of the economy. Since her early career, she kept inspiring and supporting young entrepreneurs – one of her first MSc students was Garret Camp, co-founder of Uber and StumbleUpon – and she currently advises several startups aiming to put the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” technologies (AI, Blockchain, IoT) to work to make the world a better place.

Gurvinder Ahluwalia

Founder & CEO|Digital Twin Labs

Gurvinder Ahluwalia is the Founder & CEO of Digital Twin Labs based in the US. Previously, he was Chief Technology Officer at IBM for Blockchain, Cloud, and IoT for North America and alumnus of the IBM Academy of Technology. Gurvinder has stewarded industry, business, public, and open source through our recent waves of tech disruption in Internet, Mobile, Cloud, and now Blockchain, IoT, Digital Assets and AI/ML. Under Gurvinder’s leadership, Digital Twin Labs has co-created for clients and partners a new denomination of digital platforms and digital ventures. These include blockchain based supply chains for global trade of diamonds, exchange platform for mortgage servicing, provenance in supply of food and nutrition, blockchain based supply network for 3D printed parts in aerospace, cloud-based streaming video analytics for brand growth, and provenance of containers in global shipping using blockchain. These platforms tackle burning problems in provenance, compliance, risk, trade fin

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