Speakers 2018-09-19T16:21:02+00:00

SPEAKERS

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Having spent over 15 years developing ClubWorldConnect, he wants to raise awareness on how ‘Mobile Money’ is the future of financial services and consumer banking

KENT KRISTENSEN

CEO,
MessengerBank
Denmark

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A blockchain evangelist and an erudite columnist, he is an ardent supporter of bitcoin adoption to attain economic freedom.

ROGER VER

CEO,
Bitcoin.com
United States

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A stellar equity finance specialist and investment strategist, who is revered in the financial sector.

Michael Bucella

Partner,
BlockTower
United States

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A celebrated entrepreneur and investor, zealous to impel the significance of the blockchain ecosystem.

Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano

Founder & Partner,
Morgan Creek Digital Assets
United States

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A global market leader in business development, he is an avid entrepreneur with an in-depth experience across industry sectors such as commodities, financial and energy.

James Bernard

Director – Sales,
DMCC
United Arab Emirates

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A technological ‘Ideator’, acclaimed for his patented inventions of multi-branched blockchain and blockchain voting.

Nick Spanos

Founder,
Zap.org
United States

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A heavyweight in the blockchain sphere, with a spur to conserve and protect consumer rights.

DR. IAN GAUCI

Partner,
GTG Advocates & Afilexion Alliance
Malta

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He is a fixed income and treasury specialist and an expert in the blockchain paradigm.

Saeed Hareb Aldarmaki

Managing Director,
Binary Financial
United Arab Emirates

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Known as “The Sage of Shoreditch”, he is a pioneer in blockchain technology with a mission to transform industries through his ideas.

NICK AYTON

Founder,
Chainstarter
United Kingdom

Termed as the “Queen of Bitcoin”, she is a connoisseur and prominent advisor in the blockchain paradigm.

Margaux Avedisian

Executive Vice President,
Transform Group (Queen of Bitcoin)
United States

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An opinionated leader, striving to make blockchain more accessible to the masses.

BRUCE PORTER JR.

CEO,
GlobalBoost
United States

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A globally-recognized blockchain, AI and fintech influencer / author, a serial entrepreneur and heavy weight in the world of internet and business relations.

DINIS GUARDA

Founder CEO,
Ztudium / Blocksdna / Intelligenthq
United Kingdom

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A goal-driven leader in technology and innovation, recognized as one of the most influential people in the blockchain community.

ISMAIL MALIK

Editor-In-Chief,
ICO CROWD
United Kingdom

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A globe trotter by heart, he efficaciously mentors e-commerce and blockchain start-ups across the world.

Sean Dennis

Entrepreneur-in-Residence,
Dubai Future Accelerators
United Arab Emirates

Current IBREA All-Star, is experienced at inculcating blockchain technology to attain real estate solutions.

Tomica Cesar

Co-Founder,
Foundation for International Blockchain RealEstate Expertise
Croatia

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A high skilled cryptographer, he is the brains behind Rabobank’s mobile application development.

PAVEL KRAVCHENKO

Founder,
Distributed Lab
Ukraine

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She is a crypto influencer and speaker, with years of experience in ICO marketing and communications.

NIKITA SACHDEV

Crypto Host,
CryptoVest
Singapore

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A marketing enthusiast who comes with an infectious energy and a diverse array of ‘out of the box’ ideas.

Travis Wright

CoHost,
Bad Crypto
United States

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A convergent thinker working to bridge the gap between thriving students and the start-up ecosystem.

Andrea Bonaceto

Founding Partner & CEO,
Eterna Capital
United Kingdom

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An erudite blockchain intellect who thinks beyond boundaries that defies challenging frontiers.

ROBERT SCHWERTNER

Social Media Influencer,
Crypto Blogger
Austria

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A former derivatives expert at the Swiss Exchange, now enthusiastically engaged in implementing blockchain to enhance global economy.

Jan Brzezek

CEO & Founder,
Crypto Finance Group
Switzerland

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Founder of ASTRATUM, he is a blockchain specialist who has an incessant zest for futurology.

SVEN LAEPPLE

Founder & CEO – ASTRATUM,
Founding Member – German Blockchain Association
Germany

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With more than a decade of industry experience, this blockchain expert is passionate about alternative financing methods.

PATRICK LOWRY

CEO,
Iconiq Lab
Germany

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Called the Blockchain maestro, this leading advisor in the crypto space is a publicly renowned speaker and educator in the field of blockchain and ICOs.

CHRISTIAN FERRI

President and CEO,
BlockStar
United States

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An individual striving for excellence in all his endeavours, he works closely to sort out new approaches to ‘Sharia’ ethical investments.

STUART HUTTON

Chief Investment Officer,
Simply Ethical
United Kingdom

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Creator of the Belpointe Crypto Index, this crypto technologist loves helping people understand the blockchain space.

NITHIN EAPEN

Chief Investment Officer,
Arcadia Crypto Ventures
United States

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A master in the field of tax laws, he is a blockchain buff and technology renegade.

ESTEBAN VAN GOOR

Managing Partner,
Megalodon Capital
Netherlands

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Known as the specialist in communication and innovation, he is a mentor, author and an explorer of world cultures.

STEFANO VIRGILLI

Chief Executive Officer,
VOX
Singapore

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Successfully launching a hedge fund at the age of just 26, a visionary conducive to empowering the women of Asia through financial stability.

GINA HENG

Co-Founder and CEO,
Marvelstone Group
Singapore

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An enthusiastic writer on cryptocurrency and business expansion, he is a celebrated leader in the field of FinTech and blockchain.

Hartej Sawhney

Co-Founder & President,
Hosho
United States

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An ardent educationist involved in teaching technical trading strategies, who also hosts a top notch Crypto Podcast.

Craig Cobb

Managing Director,
Tradercobb.com
Australia

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Patron of multiple successful ventures in a line-up of fields, this experienced tycoon has worked on blockchain projects across the globe.

Mark Balovnev

CEO,
Educhain
Canada

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Shill Nye

Content Creator/Influencer,
Elevated District
United States

SPEAKERS – 2017

WESAM LOOTAH

Chief Executive Officer,
Smart Dubai Government Establishment
UAE

Jason Goldberg

Founder and CEO,
Simple Token

MOHAMMED ABDULLAH SHAEL AL SAADI

Chief Executive Officer,
Corporate Strategic Affairs Sector
DED, Government of Dubai

RICHARD KASTELEIN

Founder Blockchain News, Cryptoassets Design Group & Blockchain Partners
Netherland

JEREMY MILLAR

Chief Of Staff,
ConsenSys
USA

JACK SHAW

Executive Director,
American Blockchain Council
USA

HANS CHRISTENSEN

Director,
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
UAE

JAMIE BURKE

CEO,
Outlier Ventures & Outlier Capital LLP,
UK

JANE ZHANG

Founder and CEO,
Shellpay
China

KENT KRISTENSEN

CEO,
Telegraf Money and DEBIT Coin
Denmark

MATS SNALL

Chief Digital Officer, Lantmateriet, The Swedish Mapping,
Cadastral and Land Registration Authority
Sweden

JAKE VARTANIAN

Founder,
Cryptodex
USA

MIRZA ASHRAF BEG

Head of Treasury & Investment Ops and Islamic Operation,
Commercial Bank of Dubai
UAE

GARRETT MACDONALD

Blockchain Fellow
Energy Web Foundation
USA

J A CHOWDARY

IT Advisor to the Chief Minister,
Government of Andhra Pradesh
India

DR. PARITOSH BASU

Senior Professor, School of Business Management
NMIMS University
Senior Advisory Board Member – Trescon
India

CHRIS ABSHIRE

Executive Director of Startup World Cup
& VC at Fenox Venture Capital
USA

KHAL ACHKAR

CTO,
Hcash
Australia

FAUVE ALTMAN

Community Outreach,
State of the DApps
Germany

LON WONG

President,
NEM.io Foundation
Singapore

MARYAM TAGHIYEVA

Chief Systems Architect,
Centre for Citizenship Enterprise and Governance
UK

TALAL TABBAA

Co-Founder and Business Development Lead,
The Jibrel Network
UAE

RAMANA KUMAR

Head of Payments,
First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)
UAE

ERIC GU

CEO,
Metaverse
China

YVES LAURENT KAYAN

Co-Founder,
Coinplus
Luxembourg

DIANE SCHRADER

Founder and CEO,
THIRDact
USA

MIGUEL AGUIRRE

COO,
Etherecash
Spain

ADAM ZHENG

COO & Co-founder,
ObEN
California

NIKHIL JAIN

CEO & Co-founder,
ObEN
California

Alexey Voronin

Founder,
ICOLab Fund

Katrina Arden

Legal Advisor, Launch My ICO & Attorney, Blockchain Law Group
Launch My ICO
USA

Arai Ezzra

Founder
BCMY Pte Ltd
Malaysia

Sai Teja

Co-founder,
Launch My ICO
India

Ihor Pidruchny

Blockchain Architect
Darico
UK

Tunji Durodola

Technical Consultant/Systems Integrator,
National Identity Management Commission (NIMC)
Nigeria

Dmytro Budorin

Co-founder, CFO & Lead Manager,
Hacken
Ukraine

David Moskowitz

Co-founder & CEO,
Indorse

Mick Hagen

CEO & Founder,
Mainframe

Ilya Maxob Makhov

CEO,
Mapala

Aymen Boughanmi

Director,
Telegraf.money

JAY BOTHRA

Blockchain Evangelist,
HSBC

BASHAR LAAZAR

Head of Operations,
Consensys

Nikolai Perkov

Chief of Digital Marketting,
Truedonate

Kommera Chakradhar Reddy

CEO & Founder, Truechain,
Ensurity