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Keynote
DeFI and the Crypto Markets
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Keynote
Tokenization in Capital Markets
Keynote Watch
Keynote
Critical Challenges Facing The Securites Token Market
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Eric Turner
Director of Research|Messari
Jonathan Nelson
Founder & CEO|Hackers/Founders
Eric Turner, Jonathan Nelson and others
Panel discussion
2020 - BlockChain’s Path to Production
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Discussions on Central Bank Digital Currency. How far away from adoption?
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Malikkhan Kotadia
Co-Founder and Chairman|Finnovation Labs
Massimo Buonomo
Global Expert on Blockchain, fintech, regtech|UN
David Lee
Professor | Singapore University of Social Sciences
Jay Liang
Founder & Co-chairman | Hong Kong Blockchain Association
Malikkhan Kotadia, Massimo Buonomo and others
Panel discussion
Tell me more about China's Digital Currency Electronic Payment, DCEP
Fireside chat Watch
Angela Tong
Partner|Jinse Finance
Matthew Graham
CEO / Co-founder | Sino Global Capital
Deng Chao
Managing Director|HashKey Capital
Angela Tong, Matthew Graham and others
Fireside chat
Pocket Swiss Bank Account: Unleashing the Power of Tokenized Fiat
Fireside chat Watch
Andy Bromberg
President|CoinList
Jeremy Allaire
Co-Founder and CEO|Circle
Ken Nakamura
President & CEO|GMO-Z.com Trust Company
Andy Bromberg, Jeremy Allaire and others
Fireside chat
Digital Assets as Collateral: The Next Lending Boom Ridiculing Traditional Finance
Panel discussion Watch
Angelina Kwan
Global COO|HashKey Group
Zac Prince
Founder & CEO|BlockFi Lending LLC
Daniel Leon
COO|Celsius
David Riegelnig
Head of Risk Management|Bitcoin Suisse
Angelina Kwan, Zac Prince and others
Panel discussion
Bitcoin Liquidity for the Masses
Fireside chat Watch
Sinhae Lee
Partner|GBIC (Global Blockchain Innovative Capital)
Bill Barhydt
Founder and CEO|Abra
Samson Mow
CSO|Blockstream
Sinhae Lee, Bill Barhydt and others
Fireside chat
Why LocalBitcoins Stopped Cash Trades and Has a New CEO
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How are exchanges working to comply with impending regulation
Panel discussion Watch
Bobby Ong
Co-Founder|CoinGecko
Henri Arslanian
Global Crypto Leader and Asia FinTech Leader|PwC
Jay Hao
CEO|OKEx
Dave Chapman
Executive Director|BC Group
Junwon Lee
Head of Strategic|PartnershipBitSonic
Bobby Ong, Henri Arslanian and others
Panel discussion
Seven Disclosure Recommendations for Cryptocurrency and Utility Token Issuers
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The Growing Role of Cryptocurrencies in Global Remittance Market
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Allen Ng
Co-Founder | Everest Ventures Group
Tridbodi Arunanondchai
Vice Chairman and Group CEO | Lightnet
Nimrod Lehavi
Co-founder and CEO | Simplex
Bill Barhydt
Founder and CEO|Abra
Allen Ng, Tridbodi Arunanondchai and others
Panel discussion
How could Financial Institutions drive crypto adoption?
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Impatiently Patient with the Growth of DeFi
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Kirill Suslov
Founder | TabTrader
Dr. Marc Fleury
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder|Two Prime
Mor Glotter
Chairman|StakerDAO
James Kim
CSO/Co-founder | CrossAngle
So Kawanami
Chief Marketing Officer | Fintertech Co.
Kirill Suslov, Dr. Marc Fleury and others
Panel discussion
Fireside Chat with Robert Leshner, Compound
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Celia Wan
Reporter|The Block
Robert Leshner
Founder|Compound
Celia Wan, Robert Leshner and others
Fireside chat
Trading Strategies With a Kangaroo on Crypto
Panel discussion Watch
Clement Ip
Co-founder and CEO | Genesis Block
Sam Bankman-Fried
CEO|FTX
Ryan Rabaglia
Head of Trading | OSL
Darius Sit
Managing Partner|QCP Capital
Ki Young Ju
CEO | CryptoQuant
Clement Ip, Sam Bankman-Fried and others
Panel discussion
The Dragon Returns: Searching for Promising Investment Opportunities in Greater Asia
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Sang H. Lee
President & CEO|Konstellation
Xiahong Lin
Founder | Naka Chain Founder
Vincent Zhou
Founder | FBG Capital
Richard Wang
Partner | DFJ Dragon Fund
Ken
Founding Partner|Badwater Capital
Sang H. Lee, Xiahong Lin and others
Panel discussion
Asset or Not: Is This the End of the Crypto Hype?
Fireside chat Watch
Leah Wald
VP of Portfolio Management|Exponential
Viktor Fischer
Managing Director|Rockaway Blockchain Fund
Leah Wald, Viktor Fischer and others
Fireside chat
Token or Equity: A Retrospect on Investment Thesis
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Celia Wan
Reporter|The Block
Tekin Salimi
General Partner|Polychain Capital
Alexander Pack
Founding and Venture Partner | Dragonfly Capital
Lasse Clausen
Founder Partner | 1kx
Paul Veradittakit
Partner|Pantera Capital
Celia Wan, Tekin Salimi and others
Panel discussion
Cefi vs Defi: Competing to serve Digital Assets of Tomorrow
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The State of Crypto Derivatives and its Future
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Provenance - a Primer
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Speakers

Blockchain professionals from Asia and beyond

Andrew Fai

CEO|Asia Blockchain Summit

Sam Bankman-Fried

CEO|FTX

Laurent Marochini

Head of the Innovation Lab|Société Générale Luxembourg

Eric Turner

Director of Research|Messari

Jonathan Nelson

Founder & CEO|Hackers/Founders

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.

Sam Bankman-Fried

CEO|FTX

Before founding Alameda and subsequently FTX, Sam was a trader on Jane Street Capital’s international ETF desk. He traded a variety of ETFs, futures, currencies, and equities, and designed their automated OTC trading system.

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).

Eric Turner

Director of Research|Messari

Eric is the Director of Research at Messari. He joined Messari from S&P Global where he was a financial technology research analyst. During his time at S&P he was a leader in blockchain strategy and testified in front of the Senate Banking Committee as an expert witness in fintech. Eric has also worked at Fidelity Investments and Prudential and is a CFA Charterholder.

Jonathan Nelson

Founder & CEO|Hackers/Founders

Jonathan achieved a $600 million portfolio market cap in 6 years with his previous ventures. His notable achievements include Board of Advisors, Capital Formation for Small Businesses, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Board of Advisors, LatAm, The Wilson Centre; Board member, Innovation Law Institute, UC Hastings College of Law.

Sopnendu Mohanty

Chief Fintech Officer|Monetary Authority of Singapore

Malikkhan Kotadia

Co-Founder and Chairman|Finnovation Labs

Massimo Buonomo

Global Expert on Blockchain, fintech, regtech|UN

David Lee

Professor | Singapore University of Social Sciences

Jay Liang

Founder & Co-chairman | Hong Kong Blockchain Association

Sopnendu Mohanty

Chief Fintech Officer|Monetary Authority of Singapore

Sopnendu Mohanty is responsible for creating development strategies, public infrastructure and regulatory policies around technology innovation. Mohanty has spent over 20 years in various leadership roles globally in technology, finance and innovation. He has co-authored several patented works in area of retail distribution of the financial sector. Mohanty extensively engages with ecosystems of various jurisdictions on innovation, policy making and tech enabled financial services. He is on the Institutional Investor’s list of influential FinTech global dealmakers. Mohanty has been recognised internationally as a FinTech thought leader and he was recently named the Market Reformer of the Year by IFL, Euromoney.

Malikkhan Kotadia

Co-Founder and Chairman|Finnovation Labs

Malik is a Digital banking veteran, FinTech mentor, Futurist, acclaimed author and Fintech Faculty. He has been listed among the ‘Top Fintech champions- Singapore 2018’ and ’20 Fintech experts to watch out for, Dubai, 2019’. In his 20 year career, he has managed global roles in Multinational banks, run billion dollar businesses in various markets, driven key innovations, and been a serial entrepreneur. He is currently the Co-founder and Chairman of Finnovation Labs, an Asia focused Fintech venture growth platform that connects progressive Banks, cutting edge Fintechs and Policy makers to deepen the APAC Fintech ecosystem for social, economic and financial inclusion.

Massimo Buonomo

Global Expert on Blockchain, fintech, regtech|UN

UN Global expert in blockchain, cryptocurrencies, fin-tech, green-tech and reg-tech. Focusing on blockchain solutions to Covid 19 problems for governments and companies. University professor of fintech. Previously Senior European equity banking analyst. Fluent in Italian, English and Portuguese. Lived in Europe, China, USA, South America.

David Lee

Professor | Singapore University of Social Sciences

David LEE Kuo Chuen is a professor in Singapore University of Singapore and Vice President of the Economic Society of Singapore. He is the founder of several entities including Libai Academy, the external advisor to Stanford University’s Distributed Trust Initiative, a Fulbright Scholar, and an Independent Director of listed and technology companies. He graduated with BSc, MSc, and PhD from the LSE in Econometrics. He was the Director of the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, Group MD of OUE and Auric Pacific. He founded Ferrell hedge fund in 1998 and was a property developer. He has more than 60 cited articles and nine books on Asian economics, digital currency, blockchain, and inclusive fintech. His latest books are entitled “AI & Quantum Computing for Finance & Insurance: Fortunes and Challenges for China and America” and with Singapore Infocomm Media Development “Artificial Intelligence & Data, and Blockchain in a Digital Economy”.

Jay Liang

Founder & Co-chairman | Hong Kong Blockchain Association

Veteran PE, VC and hedge fund professional with over 25 years in experience from Wall Street to Asia Pacific,Mr. Liang is a successful entrepreneur and financial professional having founded OES Capital Group with billion plus US Dollars in total AUM. Mr. Liang is also Founder and Managing Partner of GSR Matrix Fund, and Partner of GSR Capital Group. He is also an active speaker on trade, public policy, geopolitical issues, and frontier technology investment including AI, blockchain, cloud computing in US Congress, United Nations, Chinese American communities, Europe and Asia Pacific industrial and professional forums and a contributing social leader as Honorary Chairman of US-China CEO Organization, Founding Chairman of Hong Kong Blockchain Association, Founding Vice Chairman of Taiwan Future Study Society, Founding Executive Director of SoCal Mont Jade Science and Technology Association and previously Asia Pacific Public Policy Board Chair for Rand Corporation and Founding Board Memb

Angela Tong

Partner|Jinse Finance

Matthew Graham

CEO / Co-founder | Sino Global Capital

Deng Chao

Managing Director|HashKey Capital

Andy Bromberg

President|CoinList

Jeremy Allaire

Co-Founder and CEO|Circle

Angela Tong

Partner|Jinse Finance

Angela Tong, Partner of Jinse Finance. As a seasoned member of media industry, she has nearly a decade of experience. Mrs.Tong follows and reports on bitcoin since 2011. In 2017, Mrs.Tong decided leaving Netease Tech to assume the position of editor in chief in Jinse Finance and began to focus on blockchain and cryptos reporting. In the meantime, as a member of editorial board she helped write the best-seller blockchain book Blockchain+ listed on JD.com. Since August 2018, Angela Tong began to focus on developing global markets as COO of CoinTime. So far, she has brought CoinTime into many countries and regions of the world include US, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Russia, Indonesia and Middle East, continuously producing premium contents to users all over the world.

Matthew Graham

CEO / Co-founder | Sino Global Capital

Matthew Graham, CEO of Sino Global Capital, has seven years of mainland China investment banking and four years of blockchain sector experience. As CEO of Sino Global Capital, Matthew focuses on the fintech sector including the Liquid Value “crypto hedge fund”. In his previous role he was a Managing Director at CBC, a Chinese private equity fund with limited partners that included TCL and the cities of Shenzhen and Chongqing.

Deng Chao

Managing Director|HashKey Capital

Deng Chao, Managing Director, HashKey Capital Former senior manager at Bosera Asset Management, China Wanxiang Holding, DataYes. 10+ years of experience in asset management and fintech, early founding member at Wanxiang Blockchain.

Andy Bromberg

President|CoinList

Andy Bromberg is the Co-founder and President of CoinList, a platform that hosts token sales and runs a cryptocurrency exchange. CoinList also provides compliance and community services for many other token projects. Previously, he was the Co-founder and CEO of Sidewire, and before that, he studied Mathematics and Computer Science at Stanford University. While there, he also co-founded the Stanford Bitcoin Group.

Jeremy Allaire

Co-Founder and CEO|Circle

Jeremy Allaire is Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Circle, a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of stablecoins and public blockchains for payments and commerce worldwide. Founded in 2013, Circle is the pioneer of the fastest growing fiat-currency backed stablecoin,USD Coin. Previously, Mr. Allaire co-founded and led multiple global internet technology companies with thousands of employees, hundreds of millions of consumers served, and multiple successful public offerings on NASDAQ. He has provided expert testimony on digital assets and monetary policy before the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Affairs, US Senate Banking Committee, and he has been named to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) High-Level Advisory Group on FinTech. Mr. Allaire provides perspective and policy recommendations at the highest levels inside financial bodies across the US, UK,and Europe.

Ken Nakamura

President & CEO|GMO-Z.com Trust Company

Angelina Kwan

Global COO|HashKey Group

Zac Prince

Founder & CEO|BlockFi Lending LLC

Daniel Leon

COO|Celsius

David Riegelnig

Head of Risk Management|Bitcoin Suisse

Ken Nakamura

President & CEO|GMO-Z.com Trust Company

Ken Nakamura has served GMO Internet Group for over ten years with a proven track record in development and execution of new businesses. Previously, he was the Chief Marketing Officer for GMO-Z.com Switzerland AG, where he oversaw bitcoin mining business strategy, sales, and partnership development. Mr. Nakamura was instrumental in the development of customer and partner relationships as well as the sales pipeline management for mining-related services. Prior to that, he was the General Manager with GMO-Z.com USA, Inc. In this role, he executed multiple strategic partnership deals in different business verticals such as mobile gaming, web hosting, online advertisement, domain registry, and onboarding new businesses to GMO Internet Group.

Angelina Kwan

Global COO|HashKey Group

Ms. Angelina Kwan is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Stratford Finance Limited, a consulting company focused on dealing with regulatory issues in the financial services and digital assets sectors. She advises brokerages, fund managers and technology providers. Most recently, Ms. Kwan was the Chief Operating Officer of the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX) and had responsibility over BitMEX’s operations around the world. She has a strong background in financial regulation and operations as she established and ran the Regulatory Compliance Department and the HKEX Foundation Limited at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and previously worked at the Securities and Futures Commission as a Director of Enforcement and Supervision of Markets. Ms. Kwan has extensive experience in Asia Pacific and the United States in running businesses, business development, as well as investor and stakeholder relations.

Zac Prince

Founder & CEO|BlockFi Lending LLC

Zac is the Founder and CEO of BlockFi, a crypto-financial services company he founded in 2017 with Flori Marquez. With experience in multiple leadership roles at successful tech companies, his career started in adtech, where he was a part of two successful acquisitions: Admeld (acquired by Google) and Sociomantic (acquired by DunnHumby). Prior to starting BlockFi, he led business development teams at Orchard Platform, a broker dealer and RIA in the online lending sector, and Zibby, an online consumer lender. He graduated Cum Laude from Texas State University with a BA in International Business and minor in Spanish.

Daniel Leon

COO|Celsius

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.

David Riegelnig

Head of Risk Management|Bitcoin Suisse

David Riegelnig is Head Risk Management and a member of the Executive Management at Bitcoin Suisse. During his 20-year career, David held several senior management positions at Credit Suisse and was Managing Partner in an algorithmic trading company before joining Bitcoin Suisse. He earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of St.Gallen. David is the author of the OpenVASP White Paper and President of the OpenVASP Association.

Sinhae Lee

Partner|GBIC (Global Blockchain Innovative Capital)

Bill Barhydt

Founder and CEO|Abra

Samson Mow

CSO|Blockstream

Sebastian Sonntag

CEO|LocalBitcoins

Bobby Ong

Co-Founder|CoinGecko

Sinhae Lee

Partner|GBIC (Global Blockchain Innovative Capital)

Sinhae is Partner at GBIC — a crypto fund, and Block72 — a comprehensive blockchain consulting firm based in US, China, and Korea. Prior to joining GBIC, she has been deeply involved in the FinTech/blockchain industry in Silicon Valley. She led business development and operations at a payment start-up, Coin, which was acquired by FitBit in 2016 and later worked at NerdWallet, a FinTech start-up in San Francisco. She started her career as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. She brings her Silicon Valley and consulting experience to the blockchain/crypto industry.

Bill Barhydt

Founder and CEO|Abra

William (Bill) Barhydt (born in NYC) is a serial entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Abra, provider of the world’s first global investment app. Abra empowers consumers to invest in 30 crypto assets, 50 fiat currencies, and now, 50 traditional equities all within a single, easy-to-use app. Abra’s vision is an open, global financial system that is easily accessible to everyone. Bill started his career working for the U.S. Government, first at the CIA in the Office of Scientific and Weapons Research and later at NASA. He spent several years bringing next-generation computer graphics and visualization techniques into use at NASA and the CIA. Bill was CEO of KnowNow, VP Market Development for Plaxo and has been a Director or adviser to numerous start-ups. After working for the CIA, NASA and Goldman Sachs, Barhydt decided to join Netscape working on telecom and Internet banking deals.

Samson Mow

CSO|Blockstream

Samson Mow is Blockstream's CSO. Mow is a well-known personality in the Bitcoin community, advocating for the importance of decentralization and the need to prioritize security in protocol development. Blockstream is the leading provider of blockchain technologies, on the forefront of work in cryptography and distributed systems. Previously at BTCC, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges and mining pools in the world, Samson's role as COO was to oversee the day-to-day operations of the company and directly manage the exchange and mining pool business units.

Sebastian Sonntag

CEO|LocalBitcoins

Sebastian Sonntag, PhD, is the Chief Executive Officer of LocalBitcoins, the leading P2P Bitcoin exchange in the world. Sebastian’s background prior to LocalBitcoins is in various areas of technology and business. Over the last 15 years, he has had an extensive history in leadership and research in the IT industry - holding executive and board roles, founding several tech startups as well as teaching for over a decade in the University of Helsinki and the Aalto University. Sebastian’s current focus as CEO is on bringing the new chapter of growth to LocalBitcoins.

Bobby Ong

Co-Founder|CoinGecko

Bobby Ong is the co-founder of CoinGecko, an analytics platform for tracking cryptocurrencies and blockchain assets. CoinGecko was established in April 2014 and is one of the largest cryptoasset data aggregators in the world. Bobby is a contributing author in two digital currencies books - Handbook of Digital Currency, 1st Edition and Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 1. He was included in the Forbes 2019 30 Under 30 Asia list and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from University College London in 2012.

Henri Arslanian

Global Crypto Leader and Asia FinTech Leader|PwC

Jay Hao

CEO|OKEx

Dave Chapman

Executive Director|BC Group

Junwon Lee

Head of Strategic|PartnershipBitSonic

Daniel Liebau

Founder|Lightbulb Capital

Henri Arslanian

Global Crypto Leader and Asia FinTech Leader|PwC

Henri Arslanian is the PwC Global Crypto Leader and Asia FinTech Leader, the Chairman of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong where he teaches the first FinTech university course in Asia. Henri leads PwC’s crypto efforts and advises many of the world’s leading crypto exchanges, funds, custodians and token issuers on a broad range of crypto matters from regulatory and tax to governance and capital raising. He also advises many of the world’s leading financial institutions on their crypto initiatives as well numerous governments, regulators and central banks on crypto regulatory and policy matters. With over 500,000 LinkedIn followers, Henri is a TEDx and global keynote speaker, a best-selling published author and is regularly featured in global media including Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, The Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. Henri was named by LinkedIn as one of the global Top Voices in Economy & Finance and is

Jay Hao

CEO|OKEx

Jay Hao is a tech veteran and seasoned industry leader. He is a firm believer in the potential of blockchain and foresees a future when the technology eliminates all transaction barriers, achieves unparalleled efficiency, and leads to substantial improvements in the global economic system. As CEO of OKEx, Jay views security, innovation, and reliability as the three core pillars of the company. He serves as a key driving force within the company, pushing forward new innovations aimed at achieving industry breakthroughs. He also places significant emphasis on his role as Chief Customer Service Officer, serving as a important platform through which users can make their voices heard, leading to improvements in OKEx’s prod-ucts and services.

Dave Chapman

Executive Director|BC Group

Dave is a serial entrepreneur and has more than 15 years of experience in blockchain, digital assets, finance and technology. In his role at BC Group, Dave oversees business operations for OSL, Asia’s leading digital asset platform providing brokerage, exchange, custody and SaaS services to institutions. Prior to joining BC Group, Dave held senior roles with HSBC, Credit Suisse, Barclays Capital, ABN AMRO and Bear Stearns, among others. In these roles, he specialised in risk analysis and order management systems and was responsible for the design and implementation of a wide range of trading platforms.

Junwon Lee

Head of Strategic|PartnershipBitSonic

Junwon Lee is a head of strategic partnership at Skoopmedia, an IT company established in 2011 and operates Crypto Exchange, Bitsonic Korea since 2018. Junwon also worked for PYC 2018 Winter Olympic Games as a Project Lead in payment infrastructure at Visa and successfully delivered the Olympic payment showcases. He previously worked in banking industry (HSBC Australia) and experienced ‘First line of defense’ identifying AML/CFT risk at the front line while achieving top sales performance. His mission at Bitsonic is to cooperate with global partners, especially partners related to compliance, to ensure Bitsonic is well-prepared and ahead of coming regulation waves to Crypto industry.

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.

Allen Ng

Co-Founder | Everest Ventures Group

Tridbodi Arunanondchai

Vice Chairman and Group CEO | Lightnet

Nimrod Lehavi

Co-founder and CEO | Simplex

Philip Gradwell

Chief Economist|Chainalysis

Kirill Suslov

Founder | TabTrader

Allen Ng

Co-Founder | Everest Ventures Group

Enthusiastic about the future of wealth and finance. Born and raised in Greater China and Southeast, Allen started his entrepreneur journey since high school. Over the years he has hands-on experience of co-founding, spinning-off, pivoting, scaling and exiting multiple ventures. He was nominated for Entrepreneur of Year in University of Southern California, Entrepreneur-in-Residence of ZhenFund, and won Best Start-up in HKICT Awards. In Q4 2018, Allen left AID Partners to start FinTech company EVG with the backing from a consortium of renowned public companies and family offices across Greater China, US, Japan and Korea. Led by a multi-national team of internet and finance veterans, EVG focuses on building next generation infrastructures for digital and alternative assets. Allen has been advisor to multiple renowned blockchain projects including SEBA, LightNet and Flow Protocol.

Tridbodi Arunanondchai

Vice Chairman and Group CEO | Lightnet

Tridbodi is the Vice Chairman and Group CEO of Lightnet, the revolutionized settlement and clearing network in partnership with Interstellar and CP Group family members to provide banking services and empower the 450 million underbanked Southeast Asians. Lightnet has raised the US$31.2-million Series A round led by UOB Venture Management, Seven Bank, Uni-President Asset Holdings, HashKey Capital, Hopeshine Ventures, Signum Capital, Du Capital and Hanwha Investment and Securities.

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.

Philip Gradwell

Chief Economist|Chainalysis

Philip Gradwell is Chief Economist at Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company. He analyses on-chain data to understand cryptocurrency markets. This includes identifying economic fundamentals, how cryptocurrency moves on-chain between exchanges and across borders, and the nature of crypto crime, amongst other topics. Prior to joining Chainalysis, Philip led a team of economic consultants working globally on energy system analysis and climate change economics.

Kirill Suslov

Founder | TabTrader

Dr. Marc Fleury

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder|Two Prime

Mor Glotter

Chairman|StakerDAO

James Kim

CSO/Co-founder | CrossAngle

So Kawanami

Chief Marketing Officer | Fintertech Co.

Celia Wan

Reporter|The Block

Dr. Marc Fleury

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder|Two Prime

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Two Prime, is a pioneer of open-source software and creator of one of the first sustainable and commercially successful open source business models. Building upon his financial expertise, spanning from his role advising private equity firms to his academic pursuits in modern monetary theory and banking theory, he provides the strategic direction for core investments and partnerships for the firm. Building upon his financial expertise, spanning from his role advising private equity firms to his academic pursuits in modern monetary theory and banking theory, he provides the strategic direction for core investments and partnerships for the firm. Marc is also a highly regarded investor within the IoT, Deep Tech, Open Source, and Blockchain sectors. He is a pioneer of open-source software and creator of one of the first sustainable and commercially successful open source business models. Marc founded JBoss, an open-source application server, in

Mor Glotter

Chairman|StakerDAO

Jonas Lamis is the Founder and CEO of StakerDAO. He is a long time participant in Tezos where he ran one of largest public validators, Tezos.Capital. Previously, Jonas was the founder and CEO of Sensai (Acquired 2016), a software firm that used deep learning techniques to analyze textual data. Jonas holds engineering degrees from Purdue and Georgia Institute of Technology and he lives in Palo Alto, CA.

James Kim

CSO/Co-founder | CrossAngle

James is the CSO/Co-founder of CrossAngle, running the global crypto disclosure platform Xangle. He has a balanced experience in diverse scenes such as trading, corporate strategy, and investment/business development. Most recently as the managing director of NXVP, the venture capital arm of NXC(Holdings company of the largest online gaming company in Korea), was engaged in crypto deals all over the world, acquiring exchanges and reviewing numerous ICOs. Experience in dealing with the lack of proper information to make financial decisions propelled him to co-found CrossAngle.

So Kawanami

Chief Marketing Officer | Fintertech Co.

So Kawanami is currently Chief Marketing Officer of Fintertech, newly established in 2018 in Daiwa Securities Group. He spent more than 10 years in Equity Market as trader at an asset management company and securities companies. His role as CMO is to oversee the daily marketing activities and operations of BTC backed loan business, which Fintertech started in March 2020.

Celia Wan

Reporter|The Block

Celia joined The Block in April 2019 as a journalist intern. She is on her last few weeks to earn a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago, where she studies the history and philosophy of mathematics. She wrote her B.A. thesis on the mathematical axiomatization of quantum mechanics in the early twentieth century, which won the senior thesis award from the Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge. Previously, she worked for Crunchbase News, covering tech news related to startups and venture capitals around the globe. While at school, she also wrote about tech trends and issues in the Chicago area for the Booth Business School backed Polsky Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Robert Leshner

Founder|Compound

Clement Ip

Co-founder and CEO | Genesis Block

Ryan Rabaglia

Head of Trading | OSL

Darius Sit

Managing Partner|QCP Capital

Ki Young Ju

CEO | CryptoQuant

Robert Leshner

Founder|Compound

Robert is the founder of Compound, the first algorithmic money market and one of the largest applications built on Ethereum. Robert invests in seed stage crypto businesses as the GP of Robot Ventures, and started his career as an economist.

Clement Ip

Co-founder and CEO | Genesis Block

Clement co-founded Genesis Block - an education community center and digital asset trading firm with the goal to fuel mass adoption. He works closely with academics, blockchain projects and key opinion leaders to grow the community together.

Ryan Rabaglia

Head of Trading | OSL

Ryan Rabaglia is Global Head of Trading at OSL, Asia’s leading digital asset platform. He leads all trading strategy and client interaction across OTC trading and a growing range of institutional trading solutions. Rabaglia has more than 15 years of financial trading experience, spanning equities, forex, commodities and for the last 6 years, digital assets. Prior to joining OSL, he led the trading desk at Octagon Strategy, the largest institutional digital asset trading platform in Asia. Prior experience, he was an oil trader with a publicly traded MNC in Hong Kong, as well as an equities and forex trader in New York City. Rabaglia has a deep knowledge of electronic trade execution and strategies.

Darius Sit

Managing Partner|QCP Capital

Darius is co-founder and Managing Partner at QCP Capital, a digital asset trading firm headquartered in Singapore. Formerly a Macro Trader at Dymon Asia Capital, he spent years trading cross-asset derivatives with a focus on Asian FX/NDFs and model-based strategies before moving on to manage the Asia FX & Bonds book at BNP Paribas in New York. In addition to institutional trading, Darius has a keen interest in financial modeling. He has created and implemented asset allocation models for sovereign wealth funds and also developed predictive models for Asian currencies, many of which operate under managed float regimes. He brings this and his capital markets experience to crypto-asset trading. He has a particular passion for crypto-economics and has given advice to a number of crypto projects, including Algorand and Terra, on trading structures and strategies.

Ki Young Ju

CEO | CryptoQuant

Ki Young Ju is CEO at CryptoQuant that provides premium blockchain data for hedge funds and traders. With an engineering background, In 2018, he previously founded Planet B, a blockchain research group in Korea. He has dedicated much of his time with on-chain analysis to make blockchain data worth for crypto investment. Check out the leading on-chain indicators on cq.live Twitter: https://twitter.com/ki_young_ju

Sang H. Lee

President & CEO|Konstellation

Xiahong Lin

Founder | Naka Chain Founder

Vincent Zhou

Founder | FBG Capital

Richard Wang

Partner | DFJ Dragon Fund

Ken

Founding Partner|Badwater Capital

Sang H. Lee

President & CEO|Konstellation

Sang H. Lee is the CEO and Co-Founder of digital asset management firm, VegaX Holdings. Formerly an investment banker at leading European investment bank BNP Paribas, Sang has significant experience in financial engineering, fintech and in the advisory and execution of more than $10.0 Bn equivalent of investment banking transactions in North America. He was recognized as “Top Global Talent,” providing him with exclusive opportunities to work with the bank’s Executive Committee on global strategic initiatives. Sang was also recognized as an 'Under30CEO Entrepreneur to Watch in New York City,' a 'GOOD100' fellow, and the founder of a non-profit for Korean Entrepreneurs (KSE). Sang is also a 3-time fintech founder of award winning fintech companies such as DarcMatter (est. 2015) and Konstellation (est. 2018). As a true financial technology visionary, Sang has dedicated a significant portion of his professional career towards the promotion and adoption of necessary financial regulatory c

Xiahong Lin

Founder | Naka Chain Founder

Xiahong has joined blockchain space since 2011. He is currently the founder of Bodhi Foundation and the founding partner of Continue Capital. Previously, he worked at Twitter and Tencent. He has Master of Science degrees from Purdue University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University majoring in Computer Science.

Vincent Zhou

Founder | FBG Capital

Vincent is founder of FBG Capital, with extensive experience in digital assets trading and investment. Vincent is also an early investor of a broad spectrum of blockchain companies and projects. He is considered as one of the most well-connected and visionary crypto hedge fund managers in Asia.

Richard Wang

Partner | DFJ Dragon Fund

Richard Wang joined DFJDragon Fund since 2011. Mr. Wang has over 25 years of business development, technical marketing and sales management in high technology space experiences. Prior to DFJDragon Fund, Richard served as QunZhong E-Commerce’s CEO and successfully open up the market and developed the franchise channel. Prior to QunZhong E-Commerce, he founded OLEA Network with partners in Silicon Valley. The company research and develop wireless intelligent ECG senor by using the Doppler Radar technology. He is co-author of a communication textbook for colleague, a popular speaker in conference/forum/events, also has several technical papers published in IEEE journal. Mr. Wang holds MSEE from National Chiao Tung University since 1995.

Ken

Founding Partner|Badwater Capital

Ken Nakamura has served GMO Internet Group for over ten years with a proven track record in development and execution of new businesses. Previously, he was the Chief Marketing Officer for GMO-Z.com Switzerland AG, where he oversaw bitcoin mining business strategy, sales, and partnership development. Mr. Nakamura was instrumental in the development of customer and partner relationships as well as the sales pipeline management for mining-related services. Prior to that, he was the General Manager with GMO-Z.com USA, Inc. In this role, he executed multiple strategic partnership deals in different business verticals such as mobile gaming, web hosting, online advertisement, domain registry, and onboarding new businesses to GMO Internet Group.

Leah Wald

VP of Portfolio Management|Exponential

Viktor Fischer

Managing Director|Rockaway Blockchain Fund

Tekin Salimi

General Partner|Polychain Capital

Alexander Pack

Founding and Venture Partner | Dragonfly Capital

Lasse Clausen

Founder Partner | 1kx

Leah Wald

VP of Portfolio Management|Exponential

Leah Wald is the VP of Portfolio Management at Exponential. She was a Partner at Lucid Investments, an asset management firm specialized in digital securities. Prior to joining Lucid, Leah was a financial analyst at Vital Financial analyzing investment opportunities for the world's top-performing multi-billion dollar asset managers. Leah co-authored Hyperwave Theory: The Rogue Waves of Financial Markets.

Viktor Fischer

Managing Director|Rockaway Blockchain Fund

Viktor is the managing partner of Rockaway Blockchain Fund (“RBF”) – a dedicated VC fund part of Rockaway Capital ($500m AUM). RBF invests in Seed and Series A, in companies with clear use cases of blockchain technologies – particularly in trading, financial services and infrastructure. Prior to Rockaway, Viktor was an associate partner at McKinsey & Company, focusing on M&A and corporate finance. Prior to McKinsey, Viktor co-founded Innovatrics, a start-up focused on biometric identification, which won multiple awards (e.g. Deloitte Top 50). In parallel to investing, Viktor owns Le Valmont club & lounge in Prague and teaches entrepreneurship at universities and startup accelerators. Viktor holds a Masters Degree from HEC Paris and MBA from INSEAD.

Tekin Salimi

General Partner|Polychain Capital

Tekin Salimi is a general partner at Polychain Capital, where he focuses on research and early-stage venture investments in emergent cryptocurrency protocols and companies. Following the investment, Tekin works closely with portfolio founders on growth strategy, business development, go-to-market, communications and other verticals. Tekin also serves as an advisor and board observer to the Blockchain Association, the preeminent lobbyist group advocating the policy interests of the blockchain industry within the U.S. Prior to joining Polychain, Tekin was a lawyer at Torys LLP where his practice focused on public and private M&A, securities and debt financing. He holds a JD from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Canada.

Alexander Pack

Founding and Venture Partner | Dragonfly Capital

Alexander Pack is the Founding and Venture Partner of Dragonfly Capital, a global venture firm based in the U.S. and China that is focused on the crypto economy. Previously, he founded the Network Investing practice at Bain Capital Ventures, where he led investments in crypto and other experimental finance models, and was a Partner at AngelList. He has been investing in crypto for over 5 years at various VC firms across the U.S. and Asia.

Lasse Clausen

Founder Partner | 1kx

Lasse Clausen is a former software entrepreneur and founding partner of 1kx. 1kx is a token-network fund with the thesis of embedding crypto-economic incentives into everything; transactions, computation, storage, prediction, power.

Paul Veradittakit

Partner|Pantera Capital

Ben Chan

CTO|BitGo

June Ou

Co-Founder & COO|Figure

Paul Veradittakit

Partner|Pantera Capital

Paul Veradittakit is a Partner at Pantera Capital and focuses on the firm’s venture capital and hedge fund investments. Pantera Capital is the earliest and largest institutional investor in digital currencies and blockchain technologies, formerly managing over $1B. Since joining in 2014, Paul has helped to launch the firm’s second venture fund and currency funds, executing over 100 investments. Paul also sits on the board of Staked, Blockfolio, and Alchemy, is a mentor at The House Fund, Boost VC, and Alchemist, and is an advisor to Orchid, Origin, and AI Foundation. Prior to joining Pantera, Paul worked at Strive Capital as an Associate focusing on investments in the mobile space, including an early stage investment in App Annie. Previously, Paul was at Hatch Consulting and LECG and performed partnerships and growth for Urban Spoils, an early stage startup in the daily deal space. Paul graduated from the University of California, Berkeley.

Ben Chan

CTO|BitGo

Ben Chan is the CTO at BitGo, a scalable and secure financial services platform for digital assets. The platform processes 15% of global Bitcoin transaction volume with over 250 types of digital assets and billions under custody. Ben began building Bitcoin and blockchain infrastructure projects in 2012, and pioneered the first Bitcoin and Ethereum multi-sig web wallets during the early years in crypto.

June Ou

Co-Founder & COO|Figure

June Ou is the Co-Founder and COO of Figure, where she oversees the firm’s operations and strategic direction. Prior to Figure, June was the CTO of SoFi where she led all executive decisions with regard to the technological interests of the company, outlining vision and strategies and ensuring the tech resources aligned with the company’s business needs. Prior to that role, she was the CEO and Founder of CCO Solutions, and the VP of Engineering at Finaplex. June holds a Master of Science in Applied Economics from UCSC, and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business where she was a Sloan Fellow.

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