Confirmed 2017 Speakers

Dr. John Henry Clippinger

Executive Director & CEO/ Co-Founder

ID3/ TokenMaster

09:10AM - Day 1

Creating a new exchange economy with tokens How the...

View Keynote: Examining the opportunity to create new global financial Integration

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Brian Behlendorf

Executive Director

Hyperledger

10:40AM - Day 1

The challenges of interoperability and integration of blockchain Understanding...

View Panel: The challenges of adopting blockchain for enterprise

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Laiq Ahmad

Chief Enterprise Architect

Pacific Gas & Electric

10:10AM - Day 2

How Blockchain will contribute to a change in the...

View Panel: Blockchain and its application in the energy market

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Sasha Ivanov

Founder

Waves

04:10PM - Day 1

Discussing the big players in cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Ethereum and...

View Panel: Is Bitcoin best – what is the future of cryptocurrencies?

04:50PM - Day 1

The potential of crypto currencies in an increasingly digital...

View Keynote: The future of bitcoin and blockchain technologies

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Chris Ballinger

CFO and Head of Mobility Services

Toyota Research Institute

11:50AM - Day 1

Current issues with autonomous vehicles How blockchain technology could...

View Case study: Toyota – Using blockchains in autonomous vehicles

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Magdalena Ramada Sarasola

Senior Economist

Willis Towers Watson

02:00PM - Day 2

How blockchain can innovate insurance products and services for...

View Panel: Insurance – Understanding the opportunities and threats for Blockchain in the Insurance industry

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Maja Vujinovic

Chief Innovation Officer

General Electric

10:40AM - Day 1

The challenges of interoperability and integration of blockchain Understanding...

View Panel: The challenges of adopting blockchain for enterprise

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Nitin Gaur

Director at IBM Blockchain Labs

IBM

03:50PM - Day 1

 How the financial markets will be dramatically changed by...

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Charley Cooper

Managing Director, Head of External Affairs

R3

10:10AM - Day 2

Moving distributed ledger technology off the drawing board and...

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Emmanuel Aidoo

Director - Investment Banking Technology

Credit Suisse

10:50AM - Day 2

Overcoming challenges in development and implementation Building partnerships: how...

View Panel: Maximising the potential of blockchain for financial services

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Nick Ayton

Author, Blockchain Writer

04:10PM - Day 1

Discussing the big players in cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Ethereum and...

View Panel: Is Bitcoin best – what is the future of cryptocurrencies?

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Miko Matsumura

Limited Partner/Cofounder

Pantera Capital LP/Evercoin Cryptocurrency Exchange

12:30PM - Day 1

State of the ICO market ICO flight to quality...

View Keynote: Planet Blockchain: the decentralization of everything

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Gregory Simon

CEO & Founder

Loyyal

12:10PM - Day 1

Hear a real life example of how Blockchain is...

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Matthew Tomaszewicz

Senior Director - Technology

Capital One

Laura Fontana

Leader - Distributed Ledger Technology group

Wells Fargo

10:50AM - Day 2

Overcoming challenges in development and implementation Building partnerships: how...

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Ravindra Bandaru

Director - Enterprise Risk Governance and Compliance initiatives

Bank of America

Indu Kodukula

Vice President of Development, Blockchain Technologies

Intuit

10:10AM - Day 1

If AI is the new electricity, then blockchain has...

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Michael Terpin

Co founder

BitAngels

02:50PM - Day 1

What do investors look for in an ICO? Where,...

View Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – the changing role of VCs vs. ICOs

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Katherine Merton

Director - Disruptive Innovation - Corporate Strategy

Pfizer

02:10PM - Day 1

Moving patient data within the blockchain Data sharing in...

View Panel: Blockchain in the healthcare system

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Jim Nasr

Chief Software Architect

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rohan Handa

Ventures Creation

BBVA

02:00PM - Day 1

According to Markets and Markets, the global blockchain technology...

View Panel: Blockchain from the investor’s perspective: A VC view of the marketplace

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David Wachsman

Founder & CEO

Wachsman PR

Kumar Gaurav

Founder & CEO

Cashaa

12:20PM - Day 2

P-2-P lending – how blockchain based mobile apps are...

View Panel: Peer to peer payments – the blockchain mobile payments revolution

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Jason Kelley

General Manager, Blockchain Services

IBM

09:10AM - Day 1

Examining what blockchain systems can do Understanding how blockchain...

View Keynote: Understanding Blockchain Technologies & Markets

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Erin Inhae Kim

Digital Strategy & Transformation Leader

Scotiabank

10:50AM - Day 2

Overcoming challenges in development and implementation Building partnerships: how...

View Panel: Maximising the potential of blockchain for financial services

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Ibrahim Gokcen

Chief Digital Officer

Maersk

03:00PM - Day 2

Launch of an industry-wide supply chain solution using blockchain...

View Case study: Mærsk and the revolution in container shipping

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Bryan Feinberg

CEO

Zephyr Technology Ventures

11:40AM - Day 2

The evolution of smart contract management to self-execution self-enforcing...

View Panel: Smart Contract Management & Innovation

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Cody Hopkins

General Manager

Grass Roots Farmers'​ Cooperative

09:30AM - Day 2

How blockchain increases traceability and transparency in the supply...

View Panel: The role of Blockchain within supply chain management

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Dinis Guarda

CEO and Founder

Humaniq

03:40PM - Day 2

The challenges of financial inclusion in a digital and...

View Keynote: Humaniq – Blockchain / crypto-finance solutions for the undocumented and unbanked

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Christopher Emms

Founder & Executive Director

ITIRIV

No talk associated with this Speaker.

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Hanna Zubko

Co-Founder and CEO

IntellectEU

10:40AM - Day 1

The challenges of interoperability and integration of blockchain Understanding...

View Panel: The challenges of adopting blockchain for enterprise

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Joe Roets

President and Founder

Dragonchain Foundation

12:40PM - Day 1

Public/private hybrid blockchain model Integration of multi currency features...

View Case study: Building apps using Disney’s dragonchain blockchain platform

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Rodolfo Gonzalez

Partner

Foundation Capital

02:50PM - Day 1

What do investors look for in an ICO? Where,...

View Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – the changing role of VCs vs. ICOs

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Michael Hansen

Head of Innovation

Discover Financial Services

03:50PM - Day 1

 How the financial markets will be dramatically changed by...

View Panel: The challenges for the banking industry

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Alexander Kokhanovskyy

СEO & Founder

DreamTeam.gg

05:00PM - Day 1

Discussing how Blockchain is transforming publishing, monetization and the...

View Panel: Blockchain for the music, gaming and entertainment industry

01:40PM - Day 1

A short report on Gaming and e-Sports markets and...

View Keynote: Blockchain and smart contracts as a part of eSports and Gaming ecosystem

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Sydney Armani

CEO/Publisher

Fintech World

No talk associated with this Speaker.

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Haden Kirkpatrick

Marketing Strategy and Innovation

Esurance

02:00PM - Day 2

How blockchain can innovate insurance products and services for...

View Panel: Insurance – Understanding the opportunities and threats for Blockchain in the Insurance industry

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Joseph Nardone

Technology Analyst : Blockchain

AIG

02:00PM - Day 2

How blockchain can innovate insurance products and services for...

View Panel: Insurance – Understanding the opportunities and threats for Blockchain in the Insurance industry

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Shyam Desai

Vice president

Citi

03:20PM - Day 2

The potential  of distributed ledger technology for bank clearing...

View Panel: Building partnerships to help grow financial services blockchain solutions

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Fredrik Voss

Vice President, Blockchain Innovation

Nasdaq

03:20PM - Day 2

The potential  of distributed ledger technology for bank clearing...

View Panel: Building partnerships to help grow financial services blockchain solutions

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Jane Zhang

Founder and CEO

Shellpay

Loudon Owen

Chairman and CEO

DLT Labs

10:50AM - Day 2

DLT Labs' executive chairman, Loudon Owen, discusses the trends,...

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Usman M. Sheikh

Partner and Head of Blockchain & Smart Contracts

Gowling WLG

11:40AM - Day 2

The evolution of smart contract management to self-execution self-enforcing...

View Panel: Smart Contract Management & Innovation

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Felix Kaechele

Digital Accelerator

Bayer HealthCare

02:10PM - Day 1

Moving patient data within the blockchain Data sharing in...

View Panel: Blockchain in the healthcare system

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Joshua Jeppesen

Development Director, USA

BitConnect

09:40AM - Day 2

This keynote will go over the last years innovative...

View Keynote: Blockchain innovations of the last year and a peak of what’s next

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Justin Newton

CEO

Netki

03:20PM - Day 2

The potential  of distributed ledger technology for bank clearing...

View Panel: Building partnerships to help grow financial services blockchain solutions

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Vinny Lingham

CEO

Civic

02:10PM - Day 1

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03:10PM - Day 2

Self-sovereign identity owned by the individual, backed by blockchain...

View Panel: Identity management and verification on blockchain

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Stephan Tual

Founder & COO

Slock.it

11:20AM - Day 1

Smart contracts as self-executing trust estates How protocols give...

View Case study: Smart contracts embedded in IoT-enabled devices

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Dr. Adam Zheng

Co-founder and COO

ObEN

10:30AM - Day 2

Project PAI is an open source blockchain protocol that...

View Case Study 3- Project PAI: A blockchain protocol for intelligent avatars in the AI economy

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Victoria Grace

Founder

COLLE CAPITAL

02:00PM - Day 1

According to Markets and Markets, the global blockchain technology...

View Panel: Blockchain from the investor’s perspective: A VC view of the marketplace

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Doug Miller

Team Member

Energy Web Foundation

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Marina Petrović

Alternative Finance Expert

United Nations Development Programme

02:20PM - Day 2

Government’s role in supporting and influencing the development of...

View Panel: Blockchain for public services and social good

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Maureen Downey

Owner & Founder

Chai Wine Vault

09:30AM - Day 2

How blockchain increases traceability and transparency in the supply...

View Panel: The role of Blockchain within supply chain management

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John Bass

Founder and CEO

Hashed Health

No talk associated with this Speaker.

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Adam Palmer

Vice President, Cybersecurity Risk Management

Financial Services Roundtable/BITS

02:50PM - Day 1

The development of standards and governance for interoperable blockchains...

View Panel: What are the regulatory implications of using blockchain technologies

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Pierre Wolff

Managing Director

ExecConnect

No talk associated with this Speaker.

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Jacob Yocom-Piatt

Project Lead

Decred

03:00PM - Day 1

Blockchain enables granular transparency that is essential to stakeholders...

View Blockchain Applications for Compliance

04:20PM - Day 2

What challenges will have to be overcome for global...

View Panel: What does the future hold for Blockchain technology – where do we think we will be in 2030?

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Nikhil Jain

Co-founder and CEO

ObEN

10:30AM - Day 2

Project PAI is an open source blockchain protocol that...

View Case Study 3- Project PAI: A blockchain protocol for intelligent avatars in the AI economy

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Joseph Williams

Governor Inslee's ICT Industry Sector Lead & State of Washington ICT Economic Development Director

State of Washington

02:20PM - Day 2

Government’s role in supporting and influencing the development of...

View Panel: Blockchain for public services and social good

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Matthieu Soule

Deputy CEO

L'Atelier BNP Paribas US

02:00PM - Day 1

According to Markets and Markets, the global blockchain technology...

View Panel: Blockchain from the investor’s perspective: A VC view of the marketplace

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Sean Moss-Pultz

Co-Founder and CEO

Bitmark Inc.

05:00PM - Day 1

Simple tools for individuals and business to generate value...

View Generating wealth from your data by turning it into unique personal property.

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Armin Ebrahimi

Founder and CEO

ShoCard

02:40PM - Day 2

User-centric identity stored completely on a mobile device, enabling...

View The Next Generation of Identity Verification Using the Blockchain

03:50PM - Day 1

 How the financial markets will be dramatically changed by...

View Panel: The challenges for the banking industry

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Johnny Nobles

Blockchain Specialist

Government Blockchain Association

04:00PM - Day 2

How Healthcare Currently Works and Issues Blockchain Use Cases...

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Richard Kastelein

Founder, Publisher and EiC

Blockchain News

No talk associated with this Speaker.

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Diego Espinoza

CEO

Healthcoin

02:10PM - Day 1

Moving patient data within the blockchain Data sharing in...

View Panel: Blockchain in the healthcare system

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Roger Adhikari

Co-founder and CFO

XcelTrip

05:10PM - Day 1

How will various blockchains perform as their usage increases?...

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Rafael Soultanov

CEO

iBuildApp

12:20PM - Day 1

Launching a decentralized application can be difficult, various barriers...

View How to Create Ethereum dApps by Using dApp Builder (no coding)

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Ilia Frankstein

Advisor IT/Strategy/Finance

SONM

10:40AM - Day 1

Understanding how Ethereum as a decentralized platform can help...

View Panel: Building apps on the Ethereum Platform

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Bart Mallon

Co-Managing Partner

Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP

02:50PM - Day 1

The development of standards and governance for interoperable blockchains...

View Panel: What are the regulatory implications of using blockchain technologies

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Daniel Jones

CEO

Bext360

04:50PM - Day 1

Machine vision and artificial intelligence (AI) to source high-quality...

View Case study: Bext360 – coffee traceability from farmer to cup

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Volodymyr Panchenko

CEO and Founder

Dmarket.io

10:20AM - Day 1

There are more than 2.2 billion players, who are...

View Treasures of the game industry. Useless items to become priceless.

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Matej Michalko

CEO

Decent

03:50PM - Day 2

What blockchain technology adds to the world of content...

View Future of Content Distribution and Authors’ Rights Protection

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Sunil Madhu

CEO & Founder

Socure

03:10PM - Day 2

Self-sovereign identity owned by the individual, backed by blockchain...

View Panel: Identity management and verification on blockchain

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Aaron Lieber

Program Director: Blockchain Trade Offering

IBM

09:30AM - Day 2

How blockchain increases traceability and transparency in the supply...

View Panel: The role of Blockchain within supply chain management

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​Reza Ramezan

Founder and CEO

Routecoin

12:50PM - Day 2

Device-to-device (D2D) communication in 5G cellular networks using blockchain...

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Vincent Gramoli

Head of the Concurrent Systems Research Group

University of Sydney

12:30PM - Day 2

How Red Belly Blockchain can drastically speed up cryptocurrency...

View Keynote: Red Belly, the unforkable blockchain

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Bryant Nielson

Executive Director

CapitalWave Inc. | The Blockchain Academy

Leif-Nissen Lundbæk

CEO and Blockchain Scientist

XAIN

04:30PM - Day 1

Combination of strength in machine learning algorithms and Blockchain...

View Blockchain Intelligence – Machine learning algorithms and Blockchain technology

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Jessica Groopman

Principal Analyst

Tractica

No talk associated with this Speaker.

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Daniel Doll-Steinberg

Entrepreneur and Cofounder

Blockchainsmokers, Restitution.io and virt-U

10:20AM - Day 1

 Self-Regulation in Crypto financing Tools for a token sale...

View Panel: Initial coin offerings, token sales and crowd funding

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Marcello Monaco

Chief Operations Officer

W3Coin

02:50PM - Day 1

What do investors look for in an ICO? Where,...

View Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – the changing role of VCs vs. ICOs

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Senior Representative, Omnity

12:20PM - Day 1

Discussing the role of blockchain and smart contract technology...

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Hans Lombardo

CMO

Blockpass

02:40PM - Day 1

In this session, we will examine use of blockchain...

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Brian Pope

Mutual of Omaha

No talk associated with this Speaker.

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Sam Sharma

President/Co-Founder

Centra Tech

No talk associated with this Speaker.

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Arjun Bhuptani

Co-founder

ConnextAPI

12:00PM - Day 2

Why do tokens represent a 100x improvement over the...

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Senior Rep

Senior Rep

The Divi Project

05:10PM - Day 1

Pitch 1: Spectiv Pitch 2: Starbase Pitch 3: The...

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Senior Representative, Peerity

Matthew C James

Chairman

TRNXHUB

04:10PM - Day 1

How to create a cryptographically secure, shared, distributed ledger Optimizing...

View Panel: Blockchain as a service (Baas)

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Dylan Senter

CEO and Founder

Spectiv

05:10PM - Day 1

Pitch 1: Spectiv Pitch 2: Starbase Pitch 3: The...

View Roundtable session: Pitches and ICO launches

10:20AM - Day 1

 Self-Regulation in Crypto financing Tools for a token sale...

View Panel: Initial coin offerings, token sales and crowd funding

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Tomoaki Sato

Chairman and CEO

Starbase

05:10PM - Day 1

Pitch 1: Spectiv Pitch 2: Starbase Pitch 3: The...

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Nathanael Coonrod

Managing Member

Higher Edge Software/ RADJAV

02:00PM - Day 1

Pitch 1: INS Pitch 2: Karma Pitch 3: ICON...

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Nick Ravanbakhsh

Co-founder and COO

Spectiv

05:10PM - Day 1

Pitch 1: Spectiv Pitch 2: Starbase Pitch 3: The...

View Roundtable session: Pitches and ICO launches

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Garry Hawkings

Corporate Strategy Advisor

Routecoin

12:50PM - Day 2

Device-to-device (D2D) communication in 5G cellular networks using blockchain...

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Alex Bessonov

CEO

BitClave

12:10PM - Day 2

- Data privacy and data monetization - Using blockchain...

View Decentralization and the future of data privacy

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Jonathan Smith

CTO and Co-Founder

Civic

03:50PM - Day 1

 How the financial markets will be dramatically changed by...

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Derick Smith

Founder

Ammbr

02:00PM - Day 1

Pitch 1: INS Pitch 2: Karma Pitch 3: ICON...

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Peter Fedchenkov

Co-Founder and CEO

INS - Global Consumer Ecosystem

02:00PM - Day 1

Pitch 1: INS Pitch 2: Karma Pitch 3: ICON...

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Min Kim

Council Member

ICON Foundation

02:00PM - Day 1

Pitch 1: INS Pitch 2: Karma Pitch 3: ICON...

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George Goognin

Founder, Evangelist @ Karma

Karma

02:00PM - Day 1

Pitch 1: INS Pitch 2: Karma Pitch 3: ICON...

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Senior Representative, BitDeal

05:10PM - Day 1

Pitch 1: Spectiv Pitch 2: Starbase Pitch 3: The...

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Robert Binning

CEO/ Co-Founder

Stream Space

05:00PM - Day 1

Discussing how Blockchain is transforming publishing, monetization and the...

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Ian Smith

Founder & CEO

Gospel Technology

12:50PM - Day 2

Existing siloed approaches to handling sensitive corporate and personal...

View Case Study: Gospel – The First Practical Enterprise Application of Blockchain

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