Speakers 2018-12-10T12:26:09+00:00

SPEAKERS

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THE HON. YOGIDA SAWMYNADEN

Minister of Technology,
Communication & Innovation
Republic of Mauritius

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Drishty Ramdenee

Head of Bio Economy,
Economic Development Board
Republic of Mauritius

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She is a prominent personality in the blockchain space who has worked on more than 25 blockchain pilot projects within the Dutch government.

MARLOES POMP

Program Manager Blockchain,
Dutch Government
Netherlands

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Ranked as one of the top influencers in the area of FinTech, RegTech and blockchain, He was an advisor at the Parliament of Greece during the Greek debt crisis.

Dimitrios Psarrakis

Economic and Monetary Policy Advisor,
European Parliament
Belgium

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An international conference speaker who gives astute analogies on blockchain issues for countries.

PASCAL COUTURIER

Honorary Consul Of Malta,
Consular Corps Of Lyon – Rhones Alpes
France

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With a track record of experiences in multiple industries, he is a major contributor to the startup movement around the world.

GILBERT REVEILLON

President ICT & Digital Economy,
CNCCEF
France

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A Globally-recognized blockchain enthusiast, and a savant in the world of internet and business relations.

DINIS GUARDA

Author, CEO & Founder
Ztudium – Blocksdna – Intelligenthq.com
United Kingdom

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

NICK SPANOS

Founder – Zap.org,
Founder – Bitcoin Center NYC
United States

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An international conference speaker, debater and author who is known for her profound knowledge of the legal aspects of blockchain.

Celine Moille

Partner,
Yellaw
France

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He has held important global positions for large financial institutions, dealing with the financing of international ICT deals.

HANS CHRISTENSEN

Vice President – Dtec
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
United Arab Emirates

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An advisor to senior leaders in the government and private sector, he is a key decision-maker on issues related to digital transformation strategy.

DR. SID AHMED BENRAOUANE

Professor,
Carlson School of Management – UMN
United Arab Emirates

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Having an extensive career in the field of human resources, technology and marketing, he is an early adopter of blockchain and substantial owner of cryptocurrencies.

H.E. KHURRAM SHROFF

Chairman,
IBC Group Limited
United Arab Emirates

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A former State Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, who will be actively participating in the development of the European blockchain environment.

Tadej Slapnik

Blockchain Policy Expert,
Cotrugli Bussines School
Slovenia

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A leadership mentor who has received certification from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in blockchain technology.

Tanya Knowles

Managing Executive, Fractal Solutions – Strate Pty Ltd,
Chairperson – South African Financial Markets Blockchain Consortium
South Africa

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An engineer, lawyer, financier and blockchain specialist who is the chairman of the Blockchain Advisory (Mauritius) Foundation and the legal advisor to the global Blockchain Climate Institute.

James Duchenne

Managing Partner,
Sutton Stone, LLC
United States

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An ICO advisor, blockchain specialist and policy advisor who has raised over $60 million USD for projects including Axe, Clout and Oryx.

Joshua Hawley

Co-Founder / Director,
Fintech & Blockchain Consultancy Ltd
Republic of Mauritius

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A lawyer, documentary filmmaker and a Blockchain enthusiast who is a supporter of Hacktivism, disruption and decentralization.

Suril Desai

Lawyer,
Nishith Desai Associates
India

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He is in charge of IT development for Europe and is known for developing the first computer-assisted drafting system and an inference engine to help notaries in the writing of deeds.

François Xavier BARY

Deputy Executive Director,
A.D.S.N. (Association pour le Développement du Service Notarial)
France

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paresh daya

Blockchain Strategist,
Standard Bank Group
South Africa

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Nathaniel Tsang Mang Kin

Co-Founder,
IAME
Republic of Mauritius

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Nebil Ben Aissa

CEO,
Nexxo
Singapore

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An IT strategist with over 19+ years of experience, positioning companies for market leadership through global application of technology integration.

Fernando Martinho

Co-Founder and CTO,
Naoris
United Kingdom

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Ken Poonoosamy

Deputy CEO,
Economic Development Board
Republic of Mauritius

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She is an international consultant and speaker on economic development, angel and venture financing for numerous countries and NGOs including the EU and OECD.

Tugce Ergul

Partner,
Angel Labs
United States

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Ted Huang

BRCR board advisor,
Blockchain research Center
United States

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TARIQ QUREISHY

Founder & CEO,
Mad Talks Group
United Arab Emirates

SERIES SPEAKERS

CHARLES HOSKINSON

CEO – IOHK,
Co-Founder – Ethereum
United States

WESAM LOOTAH

Chief Executive Officer,
Smart Dubai Government Establishment
UAE

MIKO MATSUMURA

Founder,
Evercoin
United States

NICK AYTON

Founder,
Chainstarter
United Kingdom

MOHAMMED ABDULLAH SHAEL AL SAADI

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

Jason Goldberg

Founder and CEO,
Simple Token

JEREMY MILLAR

Chief Of Staff,
ConsenSys
USA

GERMAN KLIMENKO

Trustee Board,
IDACB
Russia

NIKOLAY SHKILEV

Co-Founder,
Top ICO Advisors,
Russia

JULIE MAUPIN

Director of Social Impact & Public Regulatory Affairs – IOTA Foundation,
Fintech Advisor – German Ministry of Finance,
Germany

TAAVI ROIVAS

Ex-Prime Minister of Estonia and Member of the Estonian Parliament,
Parliament of Estonia,
Estonia

ALEX MEDANA

Co-Founder and CEO, FinFabrik,
Hong Kong

SALLY EAVES

Speaker and Author,
Research Forbes Technology Council London
United Kingdom

YURI IGOREVICH PRIPACHKIN

President,
RACIB
Russia

Dr.ELIZA MIK

Assistant Professor,
Singapore Management University
Singapore

VANESSA GRELLET

Executive Director,
ConsenSys,
United States

SERGEY SOLONIN

CEO,
FinTech Association
Russia

BRUCE PORTER JR.

CEO,
GlobalBoost,
United States

DINIS GUARDA

Author, CEO & Founder,
lifesci
United Kingdom

ANSON ZEALL

Chairman of the Board (ACCESS),
Singapore’s Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Industry Association,
Singapore

JAMIE BURKE

CEO,
Outlier Ventures & Outlier Capital LLP,
UK

PAVEL KRAVCHENKO

Founder,
Distributed Lab,
Ukraine

MAXIMILIAN MARENBACH

Head of Partnerships & Business Development,
Kraken,
Netherlands

SIMON COCKING

Senior Editor – Irish Tech News, Editor in Chief – CryptoCoinNews,
TEDx Speaker,
Ireland

Vladimir Nikitin

Co-Founder,
Top ICO Advisors
Russia

TED LIN

Head of International Markets,
Binance,
Taiwan

ANDREW PAL

Chief Strategy Officer (APAC),
GSX Group,
Singapore

IGOR PESIN

Partner,
Life.SREDA VC,
Singapore

ROBERT SCHWERTNER

Social Media Influencer,
Crypto Blogger
Austria

ISMAIL MALIK

Editor-In-Chief,
ICO CROWD,
United Kingdom

Bitange Ndemo

Chairman of Blockchain and AI Taskforce,
Government of Kenya
Kenya

MARLOES POMP

Program Manager Blockchain,
Dutch Government,
Netherlands

JOE SEUNGHYUN CHO

Co-Founder and Chairman – Marvelstone Group,
Co-Founder and Founding CEO – LATTICE80,
Singapore

Jeff Berwick

Chief Editor,
The Dollar Vigilante
Liberland

RUBEN BACH

Partner,
SVS Capital Partners,
Germany

CHRISTIAN FERRI

President and CEO,
BlockStar,
United States

CHRISTOPHER WRAY

Chief Legal Officer,
Mattereum,
United Kingdom

WILLIAM PIQUARD

Managing Director Europe,
Gatecoin Limited,
France

MARYAM TAGHIYEVA

Chief Systems Architect,
Centre for Citizenship Enterprise and Governance
UK