David Huseby
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David Huseby

David brings more than 20 years of experience working with and on open source projects in industries including aerospace, video games, and web, both server and client side. For the last decade he has focused on privacy enhancing technology, user anonymity and anti-surveillance. Most recently he was a senior platform security engineer at Mozilla where he...

Dr. Tiffany Gray
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Dr. Tiffany Gray

Tiffany R. Gray, DrPH, MPH has over 8 years of experience in the field of public health, regulatory compliance and behavioral health research. Dr. Gray holds a Doctorate in Public Health in Health Behavior and a Master’s in Public Health in Maternal and Child Health, from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the...

Lara Aulestia
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Lara Aulestia

Lara Aulestia works with organizations on complex grassroots campaigns to engage voters, stakeholders and advocates, helping to solve difficult regulatory or corporate reputation problems using Artificial Intelligence, Online Advertising, Online Research and Analytics. For the last 7+ years she has worked on presidential, supreme court, state and multi-district campaigns across the country. She has directed the data, analytics...

Christopher Ferris
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Christopher Ferris

An IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO Open Technology for IBM, Christopher has been involved in the architecture, design, and engineering of distributed systems for most of his 37+ year career in IT and has been actively engaged in open standards and open source development since 1999. He has technical responsibility for all of IBM’s strategic...

Vance Brown
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Vance Brown

Vance Brown is the CEO of the National Cybersecurity Center. He also is Chairman and Co-founder of Cherwell Software. Previously, Vance was CEO of Cherwell from its inception until 2016. With customers in 40 countries, in 2014 Cherwell was recognized as one of the 101 fastest growing companies in North America by Deloitte’s Fast 500...

Navroop Sahdev
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Navroop Sahdev

Navroop is a Fellow at MIT Connection Science and holds a host of leadership roles in the DLT space, both as a practitioner as well as a researcher. An economist by training, Navroop is currently building a FinTech company that seeks to leverage blockchain technology. She is also a Research Associate at the Centre for...

Robert (Bob) Bowman
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Robert (Bob) Bowman

Bob is an attorney that counsels clients in a wide range of intellectual property matters. I assist clients in obtaining and securing United States and international intellectual property rights through patent prosecution, trademark prosecution and applying for copyright registrations. I also assist clients in managing their intellectual property holdings, as well as maintaining and enforcing...

Wayne Williams
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Wayne Williams

Mr. Williams was elected Colorado’s 38th Secretary of State in 2014. Williams’ commitment to public service and civic engagement began with his service as a full‐time missionary in Alaska, and led him to serve on multiple state and local advisory committees, as a county commissioner, and as a leader in his church community. Prior to...

Gerard Dache
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Gerard Dache

Presentation Information Winning Government Blockchain Work Gerard is a Portfolio Manager and has three organizations in his portfolio. One company provides consulting services to large organizations and the other business provides support to individuals who want to start a business. Gerard also leads an industry association called Blockchain professionals. He travels all over the world...

David Gold
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David Gold

David Gold is the Founder and CEO of Dapix, Inc. David, was previously an 11 year Managing Director at Access Venture Partners, an early stage tech venture capital firm. He leads the firm’s investments in blockchain related companies including ShapeShift where he is on the Board of Directors. Previously David was a dot com entrepreneur...

Bob Tapscott
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Bob Tapscott

Presentation Information Keynote: The Coming Revolution of AI and the Blockchain Mr. Tapscott is a recognized information technology strategist, CTO, speaker (see for example http://hmgstrategy.com/network/people/bob-tapscott), and architect with a diversified background in organisational creation and transformation.  He is a contributing research associate and author for the Blockchain Research Institute.  He is currently on a cross US tour...

Eric Weaver
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Eric Weaver

Presentation Information TITLE: Building Proof: How Blockchain, IoT and People Are Reshaping the Food System SYNOPSIS: Arsenic in your rice. Donkey meat in your ground beef. Salmonella in your child’s shampoo. Sugar water in your grandmother’s insulin shot. Incidents of counterfeit products, contamination, and outright fraud are mushrooming in the food, beauty and pharma sectors — and...

Armand Gaetan Ngueti
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Armand Gaetan Ngueti

Ngueti Armand Gaetan was recently appointed as the first African Lead at Government Blockchain Association. Blockchain, Bitcoins, distributed ledger technology (DLT) and cryptocurrencies will fundamentally transform how the government interact with its constituents. GBA is committed to helping individuals and organizations understand, implement and benefit from blockchain technologies. Ngueti Armand Gaetan is a Technical Specialist...

Will Madden
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Will Madden

Save money with the Bridge Rate when you transfer money. Presentation Information Proof of Work. Are we burning the world or illuminating the way to the future?  

Nina Nichols
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Nina Nichols

Nina is the founder of Global Women in Blockchain (GWB) an international umbrella organization designed to activate and accelerate the powerful partnerships of women to lead in the education, development, and promotion of blockchain technologies. The group aims to inject much-needed diversity by empowering women through shared business connections and exchanges, associations, meet-ups, virtual town halls, learning events and more....

Stephen Keen
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Stephen Keen

Stephen Keen is a member of the Investment Management group of the firm’s Corporate practice, focusing primarily on the regulation of registered investment companies. With 30 years of experience, Steve is a nationally recognized authority on money market funds and money market instruments and has written extensively on these topics. Following the release of the...

Shaun Frankson
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Shaun Frankson

Shaun Frankson is the co-founder of The Plastic Bank, a social enterprise that makes plastic waste a currency to STOP Ocean plastic while reducing global poverty. The Plastic Bank provides a universal income for the world’s poor that is earned through Social Plastic recycling programs. Shaun is a digital strategy guy and proudly empowers others...

Daniel Riddell
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Daniel Riddell

Daniel serves as Ambassador/Adviser to the DECENT Foundation and has 20 years experience in the media/broadcast/software development industries. Daniel possess a keen understanding of all aspects of television and media workflows, from content acquisition and licensing through to broadcast and OTT distribution. In addition to this, he is well versed in content monetisation strategies as...

Jeffrey Vier
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Jeffrey Vier

Jeffrey Vier is COO at Ideas By Nature, a Denver, CO based creative and technology agency. His professional background and experience began in broadcast marketing and quickly moved towards product design and development in the digital startups space. He has been a director with Ideas By Nature and partners since year 1. Jeffrey’s roles include...