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New Ideas
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FinTech Innovation in Qatar
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Women in Blockchain: The Next Moonshot Pioneers
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Edith Yeung
General Partner|Race Capital
June Ou
Co-Founder & COO|Figure
Leanne Kemp
CEO|Everledger
Edith Yeung, June Ou and others
Fireside chat
Women in Blockchain: an unique perspective on how to grow the blockchain ecosystem
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Erica Kang
Founder and CEO | KryptoSeoul
Vanessa Cao
Founder|BTX Capital
Mai Fujimoto
Miss Bitcoin
Sinhae Lee
Partner|GBIC (Global Blockchain Innovative Capital)
Catalina Castro
Founder|Tech Con Catalina
Erica Kang, Vanessa Cao and others
Panel discussion
The Launch of Taiwan Regtech Challenge 2020
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Flora Yeh
International affair manager| FinTechSpace.
Shan Luo
Managing Director | FinTechSpace
Flora Yeh, Shan Luo and others
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Effective Management: how to grow a company from idea phase to billions in valuation? 
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Zhen Cao
Partner|Republic.co
Chris Heivly
VP Innovation|Techstars
William Bao Bean
General Partner|SOSV
Zhen Cao, Chris Heivly and others
Fireside chat
Identify the Problem, Then Find the Solution: What You Must Know to Become a Better Blockchain Entrepreneur
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Re-Inventing Organizations: How to Stay Afloat of Competition and Lead the Market With Breakthrough Innovations
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Joshua Ho
Co-Founder|QCP Capital
Edward Moncada
CEO & Co-founder| Blockfolio
Joshua Ho, Edward Moncada and others
Panel discussion
How to Get Funded During the Pandemic
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Angie Lau
Founder & CEO | FORKAST.NEWS
Aly Madhavji
Managing Partner | Blockchain Founders Fund
Chris McCann
General Partner | Race Capital
Jonathan Nelson
Founder & CEO|Hackers/Founders
Banafsheh Fathieh
Principal Investor&Investment Lead|Naspers Ventures
Angie Lau, Aly Madhavji and others
Panel discussion
How to succesfully raise your Pre-Seed round in 2020
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The marketing secrets to creating super loyal fans
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Joony Koo
Co-founder | Blockcrafters
Melanie Mohr
Founder|WOM Protocol
Benny Giang
Founding Team Member, Product | Dapper Labs
Joony Koo, Melanie Mohr and others
Fireside chat
Timeless. Tested. Growth Marketing Principles to guide you through the times
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FinTechSpace x Finatext - How an international fintech land in Taiwan
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David Tsai
CEO|Finatext Taiwan
Shan Luo
Managing Director | FinTechSpace
David Tsai, Shan Luo and others
Keynote
Theme Intro
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Can an Alternative Reality Evolutionize Humankind?
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Comparing Strategies for Scaling Layer One
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Sending Transactions Fast with BLOXROUTE'S BDN
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Pull the plug or keep it on? Mining Profitability Post Bitcoin Halving
Fireside chat Watch
Cindy Wang
Co-Founder and CEO | Satoshi's Angels
Kevin Shao
General Manager|Canaan Creative
Alex Shin
Advisor|Arrington XRP Capital
Cindy Wang, Kevin Shao and others
Fireside chat
The Internet Computer Aims to Reboot the Internet
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Thinking Like a Hacker: Challenges to Cybersecurity of Blockchain Applications
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Larry Salibra
Founder|New Internet Labs
Lior Lamesh
Founder and CEO|GK8
Wayne Huang
Co-Founder and CEO | Xrex
Daryl Hok
EVP & COO | Certik
Larry Salibra, Lior Lamesh and others
Panel discussion
Untangling the Blockchain Trilemma: Security & Scalability & Decentralization
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Ole Dubnov
Co-Founder|Cyber Unit
Jimmy Song
Bitcoin Educator|Programming Blockchain
Aleksandar Kuzmanovic
Co-Founder and Chief Architect | bloXroute Labs
Koji Higashi
CEO | HashHub
Ole Dubnov, Jimmy Song and others
Panel discussion

Speakers

Blockchain professionals from Asia and beyond

Andrew Fai

CEO|Asia Blockchain Summit

Chris Hadfield

Astronaut | First Canadian Commander of the International Space Station

Abdulaziz Al-Khalifa

CEO|Qatar Development Bank

Edith Yeung

General Partner|Race Capital

June Ou

Co-Founder & COO|Figure

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.

Chris Hadfield

Astronaut | First Canadian Commander of the International Space Station

Referred to as “the most famous astronaut since Neil Armstrong,” Colonel Chris Hadfield is a worldwide sensation whose video of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” — seen by over 75 million people — was called “possibly the most poignant version of the song ever created”, by Bowie himself. Acclaimed for making outer space accessible to millions, and for infusing a sense of wonder into our collective consciousness not felt since humanity first walked on the Moon, Colonel Hadfield continues to bring the marvels of science and space travel to everyone he encounters. In 1992, Colonel Hadfield was selected as a NASA Mission Specialist, and three years later he was aboard the Shuttle Atlantis, where he helped build the Mir space station. In 2001, on Shuttle Endeavour, Colonel Hadfield performed two spacewalks and in 2013, he became Commander of the International Space Station for six months off planet.

Abdulaziz Al-Khalifa

CEO|Qatar Development Bank

In addition to his role as the CEO of QDB, Mr. Al-Khalifa is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Elan, a Member of the Board of Directors at Qatar Science Technology Park and the Chairman of Qatar Business Incubator Center and the Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development. With an accumulated experience of over 15 years, Mr. Al-Khalifa has a large and diversified exposure in the SME, private and entrepreneurship sectors. He played the leading role in the launch of several flagship development initiatives, including Al Dhameen Partial Guarantee Program, Tasdeer Qatar Export Development Agency and the Housing Loan Program for Qatari citizens, Moushtarayat Exhibition & Congress and Al Fikra National Competition. Mr. Al-Khalifa holds an MBA from Qatar University, a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from University of California, and has received several specialized diplomas from Harvard and Insead Universities.

Edith Yeung

General Partner|Race Capital

Edith Yeung is the managing partner at Proof of Capital, the creator of the China Internet Report and Advisor at 500 Startups. She invests in blockchain and AI startups, including Stellar, Nebulas, Solana, Oasis Labs, Hooked, DayDayCook, Silk Labs (acquired by Apple), Fleksy (acquired by Pinterest), Human (acquired by Mapbox), AISense, Penrose, Cryworks, Piper, Apptopia, Palantir and many more. Before 500, Edith is the GM of Dolphin Browser, a Sequoia-backed mobile browser with over 150 million installs worldwide. Edith also worked with many Fortune 500 companies such as Siebel, Oracle, AMS, AT&T Wireless and Autodesk. You can also find some of her work on SCMP, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, CBS , NPR, Techcrunch, Next Web, Mashable, Read Write Web, TechinAsia, etc. She frequently speaks on China & Silicon Valley investment landscape.

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.

Leanne Kemp

CEO|Everledger

Erica Kang

Founder and CEO | KryptoSeoul

Vanessa Cao

Founder|BTX Capital

Mai Fujimoto

Miss Bitcoin

Sinhae Lee

Partner|GBIC (Global Blockchain Innovative Capital)

Leanne Kemp

CEO|Everledger

Leanne is Founder and CEO of Everledger and Queensland Chief Entrepreneur. In her role as CEO, she inspires and steers the team of Everlegends to increase transparency and trust with technology, in close collaboration with our industry partners. She is a prominent figure in the technology sector. Leanne co-chairs the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the Future of Manufacturing and takes part in the Global Future Council on Blockchain. She also leads workstreams at the Global Blockchain Business Council, co-chairs the World Trade Board's Sustainable Trade Action Group, and is on the IBM Blockchain Platform Board of Advisors.

Erica Kang

Founder and CEO | KryptoSeoul

Erica Kang is the Founder and CEO of KryptoSeoul, a community building team focused on building communities in Asia. KryptoSeoul hosted over 30 meetups during the past two years, and hosted BUIDL Seoul 2018 and BUIDL Asia 2019 conferences in Seoul, South Korea. Erica is focused on hosting events that help connect solid builders in the space.

Vanessa Cao

Founder|BTX Capital

在过去的10年里一直活跃于股权投资领域,曾在红杉资本工作数年,在早期投资领域有非常丰富的经验。BTX Capital 是专注为区块链项目提供解决方案的投资与咨询金融公司,通过系统性的提供各项解决方案为项目输出超值的价值服务与投资转化。

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.

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.

Catalina Castro

Founder|Tech Con Catalina

Flora Yeh

International affair manager| FinTechSpace.

Shan Luo

Managing Director | FinTechSpace

Zhen Cao

Partner|Republic.co

Chris Heivly

VP Innovation|Techstars

Catalina Castro

Founder|Tech Con Catalina

Catalina Castro is well known educator in the Spanish speaking market. She is the creator of her Youtube channel ¨Tech with Catalina¨ where she shares educational videos about the fundamentals of Blockchain technology. She has lectured at different universities such as the University of Nicosia and the University of Bamberg in Germany and is the Co-Founder at ¨Blocknia¨a Blockchain Consultancy firm based in Latin America.

Flora Yeh

International affair manager| FinTechSpace.

Flora Yeh is a principal analyst of Institute for Information Industry, a think tank of Taiwan government. She is also the international affair manager of FinTechSpace. With a solid background in AI and experience in Yunta Investment Consulting, Flora was leading a sub-team in the area of AI based credit risk assessment of the AI project supported by the Ministry of Economic Affairs. She is keen to prompt technology application in the financial and related industry.

Shan Luo

Managing Director | FinTechSpace

Chih-Shan Luo is the Managing Director of FinTechSpace, Taiwan’s first official and biggest government-backed fintech hub. She is also the director in Fintech centre of Institute for Information Industry, an ICT-focus think tank of Taiwan government. Shan has been served as an innovative startup coach and new business strategist in ICT industry for over a decade, and was the program founder of IDEAS Show, the first web2.0 accelerator program. She is dedicated to build up tech-based innovation ecosystem and promote digital economy for Taiwan.

Zhen Cao

Partner|Republic.co

Zhen is a partner at Republic.co, an Angelist spin-off, with 500k users on the investment platform globally, the mission is democratizing private market investing. Backed by Binance, Angelist, Algorand, Republic is one of the platforms in the most trusted online startup ecosystems in the world, along with Angelist, Product Hunt and CoinList family. Republic's funding portal and broker-dealer are SEC-registered and members of FINRA. She is the venture partner of JLAB, the crypto fund of JD Capital. It is the only public PE fund in China with $9B AUM. Where she invested Oasis, Thunder, MobileCoin, Ontology, Ankr, etc. She was an investor in Outpost Capital, where she invested over 10 early stage VRAR companies. Zhen was on the content strategy team in HTC Vive, Where she was working on Star War, Star Trek, Ready Player One, Fallout, etc. she holds the master degree from New York University in Tisch School of the Arts and Stern School of Business.

Chris Heivly

VP Innovation|Techstars

Chris is one of the nation’s leading experts on launching startups and has been dubbed the “Startup Whisperer.” He co-founded MapQuest, is an angel investor, ran a corporate venture fund and 2 micro venture funds (directed over $75M) and is VP Innovation with Techstars. Chris recently published his first book about starting anything called Build The Fort and is currently writing a book on Startup Community Building.

William Bao Bean

General Partner|SOSV

Kaj Burchardi

Managing Director|Boston Consulting Group

Joshua Ho

Co-Founder|QCP Capital

Edward Moncada

CEO & Co-founder| Blockfolio

Angie Lau

Founder & CEO | FORKAST.NEWS

William Bao Bean

General Partner|SOSV

William is a General Partner at SOSV - The Accelerator VC - the #5 most active angel and seed stage investor in the world 2018 with US$740m assets under management. At SOSV he is the Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, the first startup accelerator to launch in Asia and the first and only active accelerator in Asia to have a unicorn go through its program - Bitmex a leading crypto exchange in the world, and also the Founder and Managing Director of MOX - the Mobile Only Accelerator which provides startups with free user acquisition to the 90m smartphone users on the platform. William joined SOSV from SingTel Innov8 Ventures where he was a founding Managing Director supporting Greater China investments. Prior to that William was a General Partner at Softbank China & India Holdings, a venture capital firm backed by Softbank and Cisco, leading investments in China and South East Asia.

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.

Joshua Ho

Co-Founder|QCP Capital

Josh is a lawyer and entrepreneur. He has built e-commerce businesses globally with Rocket Internet, launched ride-sharing ecosystems like Uber and GO-JEK across the Asia Pacific and is a seed-stage tech investor in frontier markets and verticals. An early investor in cryptocurrencies, he is Co-Founder of QCP Capital - a leading crypto-asset trading firm based in Singapore.

Edward Moncada

CEO & Co-founder| Blockfolio

Ed is co-founder and CEO of Blockfolio, the world's #1 mobile crypto portfolio tracker. Blockfolio has pricing & data for 8,000+ cryptocurrencies across 300+ exchanges, 5.5 million downloads across 180 countries. Ed is passionate about bringing cryptocurrency adoption to the mainstream, DAOs and decentralized governance, and the future of cryptographic networks. In addition, Ed previously served as a founding board member of the Dash Foundation (2014 - 2018) where he helped conceptualize Dash's decentralized governance and treasury, as well as drive the first protocol M&A in the crypto ecosystem.

Angie Lau

Founder & CEO | FORKAST.NEWS

Angie Lau is Editor-in-Chief, CEO, and Founder of Forkast.News -- a digital media platform based in Asia covering blockchain and emerging technology at the intersection of business, economy, and politics. She is an award-winning veteran journalist who interviews newsmakers, CEOs, and icons, including the exclusive with Li Ka-shing — his first television one-on-one in more than a decade. Angie is a respected speaker leading conversations on the regulatory and economic impact of emerging technology and has spoken at conferences around the world, including the Forbes Summit, OECD's Global Blockchain Policy Summit, Paris Blockchain Week Summit, Singapore Blockchain Week, and many others.

Aly Madhavji

Managing Partner | Blockchain Founders Fund

Chris McCann

General Partner | Race Capital

Jonathan Nelson

Founder & CEO|Hackers/Founders

Banafsheh Fathieh

Principal Investor&Investment Lead|Naspers Ventures

Russ Heddleston

CEO | DocSend

Aly Madhavji

Managing Partner | Blockchain Founders Fund

Aly Madhavji is the Managing Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund which invests in and venture builds top-tier startups. He is a Limited Partner on Loyal VC. Aly consults organizations on emerging technologies such as INSEAD and the UN on solutions to help alleviate poverty. He is a Senior Blockchain Fellow at INSEAD and was recognized as a “Blockchain 100” Global Leader by Lattice80. He is an internationally acclaimed author, publishing three books and a monthly columnist for the leading blockchain magazine. Aly has served on various advisory boards including the University of Toronto’s Governing Council, which manages a $2.5B budget. He is a mentor with Chinaccelerator, an elite accelerator program operated by the venture fund SOSV with $500M+ AUM and the Mobile Only Accelerator (MOX). Aly holds a Master of Global Affairs as a Schwarzman Scholar from Tsinghua University, a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD (Singapore and France), and a Bachelor of Commerce with Distincti

Chris McCann

General Partner | Race Capital

Chris McCann is a general partner at Race Capital, entrepreneur, and community builder. Prior, Chris founded and led the community program at Greylock Partners, a San Francisco based venture capital firm with $3.5 billion under management which led investments in Facebook, LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Coinbase, among others. Chris has an angel portfolio of over twenty investments within the fintech and blockchain verticals including: Binance ($2.8B market cap), Solana (valued at $250M), among others.

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.

Banafsheh Fathieh

Principal Investor&Investment Lead|Naspers Ventures

Banafsheh “B” Fathieh is a Principal Investor and Investment Lead at Prosus Ventures (formerly Naspers Ventures) focused on global early stage consumer technology and blockchain. Prior to Prosus/Naspers, B was part of the founding team and a Vice President of OCV Partners, a $280M Los Angeles-based venture growth fund. Prior to joining OCV, B served as head of Business Development and Finance at OTOY Inc., a cloud graphics technology startup backed by Yuri Milner’s DST Global and Autodesk, where she was responsible for strategy, financings and corporate development. B has served in various operating, investment management, investment banking and advisory roles in her career and brings a decade of experience around startups and venture capital. She graduated from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service with a degree in International Economics.

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.

Joony Koo

Co-founder | Blockcrafters

Melanie Mohr

Founder|WOM Protocol

Benny Giang

Founding Team Member, Product | Dapper Labs

Eric Siu

CEO|ClickFlow

David Tsai

CEO|Finatext Taiwan

Joony Koo

Co-founder | Blockcrafters

As a serial entrepreneur and extended experience in the games industry, he is in charge of widening the scope and landscape of Block Crafters which handles various businesses related to blockchain and cryptocurrency. Block Crafters has a blockchain focused accelerator backed by the government, a joint-venture blockchain media company with Maeil economy (WSJ equivalent in Korea), Marketing and Consultancy team helping companies utilize blockchain technology and digital assets and various finance services based on digital assets.

Melanie Mohr

Founder|WOM Protocol

Melanie Mohr is a serial entrepreneur with 20 years’ experience in Media, Marketing and Mobile Technology. In 2016 she found YEAY a social commerce platform for authentic product recommendations. In 2018 she additionally became the founder and CEO of the WOM Protocol. The WOM Protocol is scaling an entire blockchain leveraging ecosystem enabling monetization of word-of-mouth recommendations for brands, creators, and publishers. The WOM Protocol is live and being tested with more than 900 brands--including adidas--and platforms with a network of hundreds of thousands of creators and authenticators. Melanie is a member and Global Chair of the prestigious H2 network from Silicon Valley as well as a chapter lead of the Disruption Disciples. She is a frequent speaker at tech, blockchain and marketing events around the globe.

Benny Giang

Founding Team Member, Product | Dapper Labs

Benny is the founding team member of Dapper Labs, the creator of CryptoKitties, Dapper Wallet, Flow Blockchain, and NBA Top Shot. Benny has more than 6 years of experience working with early stage high growth startups from ideation to go to market. He co-founded Toby in 2016 which quickly grew to a quarter million users and has won awards from Product Hunt and the Google Chrome Store. Benny's work has been featured on Quartz, Fortune, Coindesk, MIT Review, TechCrunch, and many more publications. Bebby helped form Dapper Labs in early February 2018 as a spin out from Axiom Zen, the award winning venture studio. Dapper Labs mission is to spread the benefits of decentralization through the power of play, fairness, and true ownership. It has raised funding from investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Venrock, Google Ventures, Samsung, and the founders of Dreamworks, Reddit, Coinbase, Zynga, and AngelList, among others.

Eric Siu

CEO|ClickFlow

Eric Siu is the CEO of content intelligence software ClickFlow, which helps you grow your traffic while looking like a genius. He also owns ad agency Single Grain and has worked with companies such as Amazon, Airbnb, Salesforce and Uber to acquire more customers. He hosts two podcasts: Marketing School with Neil Patel and Leveling Up, which combined have over 30 million downloads to date. He also speaks frequently around the world on marketing and SaaS.

David Tsai

CEO|Finatext Taiwan

Born in Taiwan and grew up in Los Angeles, David has always been fascinated by cross-cultural experiences. He went to college at UC Berkeley and worked as a commercial banker for five years in Southern California and a placement in Standard Chartered Bank Taiwan. Prior to joining Finatext Group, he went to Japan to earn his MBA at Waseda University and then worked with a non-profit Kiva.org to promote impact lending. David is passionate about the field of financial inclusion and is very excited to bring values to Fintech community and be the change.

Alex Blagirev

Deputy CEO of IR, Blockchain and Tech|Sensorium Corporation

Dieter Shirley

CTO | Dapper Labs

Aleksandar Kuzmanovic

Co-Founder and Chief Architect | bloXroute Labs

Cindy Wang

Co-Founder and CEO | Satoshi's Angels

Kevin Shao

General Manager|Canaan Creative

Alex Blagirev

Deputy CEO of IR, Blockchain and Tech|Sensorium Corporation

Alex Blagirev is a former director of innovations at Otkritie Financial Corporation, which was priorly been largest private-owned bank in Russia. Received award as the most innovative bank in Central and Eastern Europe according to the Global Finance Magazine, 2017. He managed the development of R3 in CIS region, including initial launch of R3 pressence and later launch on several projects on Corda. He collaborated and formed with partners the FinTech Association (over 20major banks participants, including Central Bank as a co-founder) and designed the Masterchain - the first financial infrastructure for banking operations on blockchain in Russia, including the first banking transaction for digital identity on the blockchain between 5 russian banks. Alex had several roles on the edge of Innovations, Data and finance functions for other large financial institutions such as Alfa-Bank, Rosbank Societe Generale Group, VneshEconomBank (VEB) promoting the new age of accounting and user jou

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.

Aleksandar Kuzmanovic

Co-Founder and Chief Architect | bloXroute Labs

Professor Aleksandar Kuzmanovic, Co-Founder and Chief Architect, is a Net Neutrality expert and full Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University. Professor Kuzmanovic's work includes writing the TCP-LP protocol deployed in Linux that allows bulk data transfers without compromising performance and developing DDOS countermeasures deployed by Akamai, the world’s largest cloud provider. Professor Kuzmanovic co-founded Google’s Measurement Lab initiative for monitoring global Net Neutrality and the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded him an NSF Career Award for his work on Net Neutrality.

Cindy Wang

Co-Founder and CEO | Satoshi's Angels

Cindy worked at multiple blockchain companies from 8BTC and Bitcoin.com to OKCoin. She has written over 200 pieces of articles in English about the crypto and blockchain landscape in China, helping western readers learn more about China. Cindy now owns her own media outlet. In early 2019, Cindy created “Satoshi’s Friends”, a Chinese cryptocurrency education community where she would organize AMAs for beginners to communicate with crypto influencers.

Kevin Shao

General Manager|Canaan Creative

Kevin Shao is responsible for the strategic development of Canaan-Blockchain business and the global promotion of related products in Canaan-Blockchain. Due to Kevin's early entry in the industry and his successes, Kevin was invited by Sina.com to become the first batch of experts in the "blockchain 50 people" in 2018. Kevin was invited to participate in the consensus 2019 conference in New York and 2019 Russia SPIEF as a guest speaker. Before his role at Canaan-blockchain, Kevin served as Vice President and Secretary of the board of directors of Rongdu Technology. He has worked for the world's top 500 companies, including the Central Bank of China, where he focused on investment and research in financial technology.

Alex Shin

Advisor|Arrington XRP Capital

Dominic Williams

President & Chief Scientist|DFINITY

Larry Salibra

Founder|New Internet Labs

Lior Lamesh

Founder and CEO|GK8

Wayne Huang

Co-Founder and CEO | Xrex

Alex Shin

Advisor|Arrington XRP Capital

Alex is an entrepreneur and investor. Previously he was Partner and co-founder at Hashed, the largest crypto assets venture capital and accelerator based in Seoul, S. Korea. He’s currently an advisor at Arrington XRP Capital, Director of Development at Dragonfly Capital Group (now Imperii8). Passionate about bridging East and West, Alex has helped organize and has spoken at numerous international conferences, ie: Korea Blockchain Week, Deconomy Seoul, SF Blockchain Week and more.

Dominic Williams

President & Chief Scientist|DFINITY

Dominic is the Founder and President at DFINITY, responsible for building the decentralized cloud platform—called the Internet Computer. Since the organization’s inception in 2016, DFINITY’s mission has been to extend the Internet into a powerful decentralized cloud to host the next-generation of software and services. The Internet Computer, scheduled to debut in 2019, is being built by the industry’s leading team of distributed systems and cryptography experts, across several research centers around the world, and backed by investors such as a16z and Polychain Capital. Over the past 20 years, Dominic has had a distinguished career as a crypto theoretician and serial entrepreneur focused on the Internet and distributed systems. Recently, his scientific discoveries across Threshold Relay and PSC chains, Validation Towers and Trees, USCIDs, and The 3 E's of Sybil Resistance have pioneered new approaches to cryptography and blockchain technology.

Larry Salibra

Founder|New Internet Labs

Larry Salibra is the founder of New Internet Labs, a company building a browser for the new internet that runs apps that can’t be evil. Previously, he was an early engineer at Blockstack PBC building the Blockstack browser and developer tools. He is a co-founder of the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong. Prior to crypto he ran a software consultancy in South China. Twitter: @larrysalibra

Lior Lamesh

Founder and CEO|GK8

Lior Lamesh is the Co-founder and CEO of GK8, a cybersecurity company that offers a high-security custodian solution for safekeeping and managing digital assets. Lior earned his expertise in cybersecurity while serving in an elite team that answered directly to the Israeli prime minister's office in the protection of strategic state assets. Lior’s experience in cyber-attack and cyber-defense equip him to lead and develop GK8’s on-premises hardware and software system that makes hacking private keys and blockchain assets impossible. Lior is an active Air-force combat officer, in reserve duty in the Israeli Defence force and holds a BSc. in computer science and MBA, magna cum laude, from BIU.

Wayne Huang

Co-Founder and CEO | Xrex

Before XREX, Wayne served as VP Engineering to Proofpoint (NASDAQ: PFPT), where he spent 5 years building and growing TAP (Targeted Attack Protection) from 0 to $350M+ in ARR (annual recurring revenue), servicing 9 of the top 10 US banks, and 56 of Fortune 100. Prior to Proofpoint, Wayne was Co-Founder and CEO of Armorize Technologies, which was successfully acquired by Proofpoint in 2013. Wayne frequently speaks at cybersecurity and blockchain conferences, including: Chain-in 2018, BLOCKConscious Summit 2018, SecTor 2018, Blockchain Technology Conference 2018, Swiss Cyber Storm 2018, BlackHat US 2010, BlackHat APAC 2017, DEFCON 2010, RSA USA 2007, 2010, 2015, 2016, RSA APAC 2015, Hack in Paris 2017, Troopers 2016, AusCERT 2016, Virus Bulletin 2016, SteelCon 2016, Hack.lu 2016, HackFest 2016, SyScan Taiwan 2008, 2009, OWASP Asia 2007, 2008, Hacks in Taiwan 2006, 2007, WWW 2003, 2004, and PHP 2007. A diligent blogger about cyber threats, Wayne’s research has received worldwide media

Daryl Hok

EVP & COO | Certik

Ole Dubnov

Co-Founder|Cyber Unit

Jimmy Song

Bitcoin Educator|Programming Blockchain

Koji Higashi

CEO | HashHub

Daryl Hok

EVP & COO | Certik

Daryl Hok is the COO of CertiK, the premier blockchain security firm creating a security-first blockchain with trustworthy execution for DeFi and other mission-critical applications. Previously, he led Corporate Development at FiscalNote, a global machine-learning legal tech company, where he accelerated growth by completing 3 acquisitions in 12 months, including a $180M purchase from The Economist Group. He was formerly the Product Manager responsible for creation and launch of the company's software products and data infrastructure. He obtained a dual BA in Economics and Psychology from Yale University, with a concentration in behavioral economics.

Ole Dubnov

Co-Founder|Cyber Unit

Ole is a co-founder at Cyber Unit, a cybersecurity strategic partner in security operations and training, mainly serving MNC's and Governments in Europe, Middle-East, and Asia. In the operating belief that security is a continuous generator of added value for CEO's and public organizations, Ole works in cross-border cooperation in protecting critical national assets, implementing security operation centres for governments and companies, which also includes capabilities in blockchain development and security. Finally, as a core strategic value add, Ole designs and implements training of the workforce protecting Presidential Offices, Ministries of Finance, and other organizations that play a critical societal role.

Jimmy Song

Bitcoin Educator|Programming Blockchain

Jimmy Song is a Bitcoin developer, educator and entrepreneur. He's an open source contributor to many different Bitcoin projects and is the author of Programming Bitcoin from O'Reilly and The Little Bitcoin Book. Jimmy is a lecturer at the University of Texas in Austin and is a speaker at various Bitcoin conferences around the world.

Koji Higashi

CEO | HashHub

Koji Higashi is the founder of Koinup and has a wide range of experience in product management, media and research in the Bitcoin and crypto industry since 2014. He's also known as a crypto industry expert in Japan and has worked with several prominent projects for localization and global strategies. His current personal focus is on Lightning Network and is passionate about building innovative products to make Bitcoin more accessible and useful for a wider range of users.

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