Presentations 2018
Marloes Pomp
Program Officer Blockchain

Marloes is the Initiator and Program Officer for the blockchain projects within the Dutch Government and she is responsible for the international strategy of the Dutch Blockchain Coalition. In 2017 Marloes was the Mission leader of the first official blockchain trade mission to ...

Eddy Travia
Pioneer investor in blockchain, Co-Founder & CEO

Eddy Travia is a pioneer investor in blockchain technology startups and the CEO of Coinsilium, a London-based blockchain venture builder and investor that finances and manages the development of early-stage blockchain technology companies. Coinsilium shares are quoted on NEX ...

Iman Mutlaq

Iman Mutlaq is a Jordanian entrepreneur, financier and social activist and the Founder/CEO of the Sigma Investments. Forbes magazine's Middle East edition, published in 2016 and 2017, ranked Iman Mutlaq 32nd and 41st positions respectively in a list of "The 100 Most Powerful ...

Arnab Naskar
CEO at SICOS (Lux) S.a.r.l.

Arnab is the co-founder and CEO of SICOS, an ICO advisory entity based in Luxembourg. He is working on academic issues related to smart contracts and ICO market. He is an organising member of the Innovationsforum Blockchain Hamburg and is also a founding member of the Blockchain ...

Lex Sokolin
Global Director Fintech Strategy, Partner

Lex is a futurist and entrepreneur focused on the next generation of financial services. He directs Fintech Strategy at Autonomous Research, a global research firm for the financial sector, helping clients understand and leverage innovation. Covered themes include roboadvice, ...

Marc Taverner
Global Ambassador

18 years of experience working with market leading, global technology companies. Founder of a successful modem distribution company. Held sales leadership roles with the world's largest provider of unified communications services and market leaders in educational technology ...

Spiros Margaris
Influencer and Venture Capitalist, The Global No. 1 Influencer in Fintech, AI and Blockchain by Onalytica. Senior Advisor

Spiros Margaris has more than 20 years of national and international experience in investment management/research for family offices, UHNWIs, HNWIs, institutional clients and innovation and technology management. He is ranked the No. 1 global FinTech influencer and the ...

Jimmy Nguyen
Chief Executive Officer

Jimmy Nguyen joined nChain Group after a 21-year career as an intellectual property and digital technology lawyer. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S. Over the course of his private practice legal career, Jimmy was a partner at three major U.S. law ...

Richard Kastelein

ICO Advisor, Tokenomist, Publisher, Writer, Entrepreneur, Fellow Royal Society Of Arts. Founder of industry publication Blockchain News (acquired in 2017) , partner at ICO services collective CryptoAssets Design Group, director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle ...

Ali Tumbi

Juergen Hoebarth

Juergen is an entrepreneur and exponentialist with 15 years of experience in online-business, specialized in product development and digital marketing strategies which are delivering performance with a viral twist at its best. He has been as well highly interested in bridging ...

James Roy Poulter

James began his career in finance at EY, moving people, capital and companies around the world. He spent his time deep in accounting, tax and law - the rules and regulations that provide a framework for improving our lives across the world. A Chartered Accountant, he was ...

Jonny Fry

Jonny Fry is a blockchain, Crypto economics, ICO and funds specialist. He is a Chairman of LifesDNA, a new search engine using Blockchain and AI technology in the wellbeing, lifestyle and healthcare sectors. He is also CEO of TeamBlockchain which is UK based international ...

David Siegel
The Blockchain, Decentralization, and business-agility Expert

David Siegel is an author, consultant, and investor working at the intersection of technology and business. He is an authority on blockchain technology and its impact on commerce and society. He is the world’s first web designer, having started one of the first digital ...

Kambiz Djafari
CEO and Co-founder

Kambiz Djafari is currently the CEO and Co-founder of, a blockchain tech start-up that aims to make education smart by bringing it on the blockchain. He also is the Head of Online Marketing and steering committee member in a German re-commerce company. Starting ...

Jan-Peter Doomernik
Senior Business Developer

Jan-Peter Doomernik works as Senior Business Developer for the biggest grid company in the Netherlands: Enexis. As part of the Strategical Transitions department, his work is aimed at ensuring proper access to energy while specializing in abundant systems and disruptive ...

Joseph F Borg
Partner (Head of Blockchain and Gaming & Gambling Advisory)

Dr. Joseph F. Borg is an Advocate and Partner at WH Partners, heading the Blockchain Advisory and the Gaming and Gambling Advisory sections of the firm. He also practices in the areas of Esports, Corporate, IT, Telecoms and Intellectual Property Law. He also lectures Gaming Law ...

Margaux Avedisian
Executive Vice President

Featured on the cover of ETFs & Funds in the WSJ, New York based Margaux Avedisian is a entrepreneur, fund partner, publicist, and advisor in the Bitcoin and Blockchain industry starting in 2012. Margaux is currently EVP at Transform PR, the leading blockchain public relations...

Oliver Isaacs
Blockchain Investor, Advisor, Influencer

Oliver Isaacs has been profiled by Bloomberg, INC and International Business Times as one of the leading authorities in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space and was an early investor in Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Ripple (having entered the space in 2014). Recognised as one...

Angus Maidment

Juan David Mendieta Villegas
CEO & Co-Founder

Juan David is a serial entrepreneur, passionate about disruptive innovation. He developed multiple entrepreneurial ventures such as Keyrock “Blockchain financial infrastructure” , Kiron “free higher education for refugees”, Dymolab Ventures "For a entrepreneurial ...

Edilson Osorio Junior

Computer scientist, teacher, information security and infrastructure specialist, developing projects using open-source since 1995. Blockchain and big-data consultant of ITS-Rio (Institute of Technology and Society), developing the autenticity, identity and signing layer on ...

David Anderson

Mr. Anderson has an MBA from Georgetown University and has over 15 years at early-stage companies, with a focus on software engineering, data science and blockchain usage in Government and Social Impact. Currently he is authoring and editing a book on Blockchain as Government to...

Krystyna Nyemchynova Ugryn
Founding Partner at Brightman FinTech Law Firm. MS in Global Affairs and Transnational Security

Focuses on FinTech and E-commerce, investments and cryptocurrency transactions, pre-ICO and ICO, compliance and data protection. Graduated from New York University with an M.S in Global Affairs and Transnational Security. Holds an LL.B from Moscow State Institute of International...

Kees De Vos

Josh Riddett
Managing Director

Lior Abehassera
Head of Investor Relations

Stephanie Vaughan
Vice President

Stephanie Vaughan is Vice President at Block X Ventures. She is an experienced capital markets professional with a background encompassing crowdfunding, venture capital, and investment banking. She served as Director of Capital Markets and Development at StreetShares, a ...

Executive Chairman

Michael co-founded Z/Yen, the City of London’s leading commercial think-tank and venture firm, in 1994 to promote societal advance through better finance and technology. Today Z/Yen boasts a core team of 25 highly-respected professionals and is well-capitalised due to ...

Anita Schjøll Brede
CEO and Co-Founder

Anita Schjøll Brede is the CEO and Co-Founder of and Project Aiur, aiming to democratize science through AI and blockchain based tools and incentive models. She is also Faculty in Artificial Intelligence at SingularityU Nordic. Anita is a highly sought after public ...

Glen Goodman
An investor and former TV Business Correspondent

"Glen Goodman is the world's most followed investing expert" - John Stapleton, LBC Radio Former ITV Business Correspondent Glen Goodman is a full-time investor. His Facebook page, The Shares Guy, has hundreds of thousands of followers who look to him for advice about ...

Jed Grant
Founder and Architect

Jed Grant, MBA, is the founder and CEO of KYC3, one of the original regtech companies in Luxembourg, and the founder of Peer Mountain, a decentralized P2P ecosystem of trust. He is also a founder and partner of Sandstone, a boutique business intelligence consultancy, an adjunct ...

Sean Kim

Sean Kim is the mastermind behind the conception of the Decenternet(d-net). He has been the beacon of light in the South Korean crypto space since the early stages of mass crypto awareness in South Korea. As soon as you realize that being a serial entrepreneur, a crypto community...

Liliana Reasor
Founder & CEO

Liliana is an Executive Director and entrepreneur with deep and global expertise in the FinTech / Blockchain and Finance industries. She is an inspirational and natural leader, gifted visionary, creative thinker, versatile, open-minded, and dynamic innovator, with an ...

Jan Sammut
CEO at RefToken, Founder at ICO Launch Malta

Jan Sammut is the founder and CEO of RefToken, the worlds first decentralised affiliate platform, as well, a full stack ICO platform. A marketer by profession, he has previously held executive positions at industry heavyweights such as IGT plc, Stars Group and ...

Anthony Nicalo
Chief Revenue Officer & co-founder

Anthony Nicalo is co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer at Finhaven, a blockchain powered securities exchange making it easier for growth companies to raise reliable, global capital. Anthony was the CEO and co-founder of Donde, a location marketing platform serving enterprise ...

Kendrick Nguyen

Kendrick Nguyen is CEO of Republic, an investment platform connecting tech startups and blockchain projects with global investors. Prior to Republic, he served as general counsel of AngelList and Fellow of Stanford University’s Center for Corporate Governance. He is a founding ...

Ismail Malik
Editor In Chief

Listed in top 100 high-profile representatives of the crypto community, Ismail Malik, Founder and CEO of BlockchainLab as well as Editor In Chief of ICO CROWD. Ismail Malik promoted his own startups as far as the late 1980s, worked in the telecommunications segment, found a ...

Keith Bear
Vice President, Financial Markets

Keith is responsible globally for the strategy and development of IBM’s business in Corporate Banking and Financial Markets, a multi-billion dollar business. He works extensively with global financial services clients on their major transformation programmes, frequently on the ...

Anthony Eskander

Anthony is an experienced barrister at KPMG. He advises corporates and individuals on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing, anti-bribery and corruption and serious financial crime. He has particular expertise advising clients on legal and regulatory matters for ...

Haydn Jones
Founder and Managing Director

Haydn has over 20 years’ commercial, operational and transformation experience working for retail nd investment banks (UBS/Deutsche Bank), a central bank (the Bank of England), a regulator, (the Financial Services Authority), a global management consultancy firm (A. T. Kearney)...

Thierry Clarke
Founder & CEO

Thierry Clarke is a successful and multi-faceted entrepreneur and business developer. He is the founder and CEO of InvestorConnected, a FinTech platform bridging the gap between entrepreneurs and investors. With over 15 years’ experience in the Investment Management ...

Naeem Aslam
Chief Market Analyst at ThinkMarkets, Columnist

Arturs Rasnacis

Master of Information Technology from Riga Technical University and the author of several publications related to the field of IT project management. Arturs has more than eight years of experience of working in the IT industry, including management of IT projects, system ...