The inability to prove identity is the single most significant barrier to economic inclusion. Banks, governments, NGOs, hospitals, businesses & users require ID verification, a wallet, and transaction system to exchange value.
GM, BitTorrent, Partner Kai Labs (blockchain consultancy), CEO & Co-founder VelocityBits, Strategy & Biz Dev DivX, CEO Skyclix, leads teams, 2 IPOs, 2 acquisitions.
Senior positions at BitTorrent & Emergent (DAOstack); Chief of Product, Moby (blockchain DAPP for health records); Sr. Director Product; DivX, CTO Skyclix.
International consultant to Gates Foundation; Business Development at Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition; VP Ops at Millennium Challenge; Project Director at US State Dept., Tunisia.
Startup veteran in various blockchain, FinTech and financial startups with over 15 years experience including C-level and executive positions. Passionate about financial inclusion she actively contributes time to various entrepreneurial and inclusive non-profits.
Blockchain-enthusiast focused on application and implementation; Executive at Bitcoin Bravado; Head of Market Analysis at Coinosophy; Senior Associate at Grant Thornton LLP; Managing Partner, The Ilios Group.
Technologist, Advisor with over 20 years of experience with emphasis on startups, scaling and product/technology fit. Operations at Joost; Chief Architect, DivX; Engineering at MP3.com, Yahoo!, Covalent and Disney.
Blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiast with more than 7 years experience in IT industry in Japan, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Experienced in computer vision, machine learning, data analytics, quality engineering, and software engineering.
Interested in international finance, cross-border trade and the future of both with the rapidly changing technology landscape. Having worked with both the Maltese Financial Services Authority and other organizations in senior Compliance roles, she has a unique and valuable viewpoint on these changes.
Interested in distributed systems, blockchain and fintech. Petri started in insurance and investment banking in Finland and Belgium before holding managerial positions with Ganado Advocates and HSBC International in Malta.
Software Engineer passionate about building disruptive applications. More than 8 years of experience working on a variety of projects with clients from the Netherlands, Japan, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Project control engineer with 5 years experience in software, construction and IT projects focused on project scheduling and controlling. Passionate about innovative projects that have a social impact and provide solutions for better living.
Executive Director: The Ethereum Foundation. Leads Ethereum's day-to-day operations. Managing Director of Kraken; Founder of Japan Blockchain association; Cofounder of Table For Two; NPO to tackle poverty and obesity.
Venture capital executive with broad operational experience developed at Softbank, Brightstar, Yahoo! Japan, DoCoMo, and Coca-Cola.
Led sovereign govt. deployment of social services on a blockchain, with data exchange between multiple agencies.
Business consulting, financial services, and operational executive focused on humanitarian service delivery in the developing world.
Kauffman Fellow; Co-Founder Global Connect at UCSD; Berkshire Hathaway; Innovation Ecosystem Architect; Author of “The Rainforest”.
Former Ambassador to Brazil, Chief of Staff at the InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB), Department of Outreach and Partnerships.
Founder & CEO of DivX; SVP of MP3.com; Santa Fe Institute; Harvard Law.