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...

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...

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...

Carolina Abenante
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Carolina Abenante

In her role at NYIAX, Carolina Abenante leads the company’s business strategy, development and investor relations. Ms. Abenante has been in the New York City tech and advertising scene since 1999, when she was the first Director of Corporate Development for Juno Online Services, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and domestic and international strategic partnerships....

Miko Matsumura
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Miko Matsumura

Miko Matsumura founded crypto exchange Evercoin, and is a Limited Partner with the Pantera Capital ICO Fund (a $100M ICO-only fund). He is personally invested in FileCoin, Brave, CIVIC, Propy and Lyft. As chief Evangelist for the Java Language and Platform he participated in the first wave of the Internet, and is now fully engaged...

Emily ShapeShift
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Emily ShapeShift

Emily is the CMO of ShapeShift AG, one of the world’s leading digital asset exchanges. With over a decade working in marketing and public relations, she has worked within various verticals including hospitality and tourism, food and beverage and most prominently, startup fintech and blockchain technologies. She has also managed and led many award-winning communication...

Robert Greenfield
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Robert Greenfield

Robert is a Technical Director at Consensys, the leading firm within the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency markets. He serves as the organization’s Blockchain for Social Impact CTO, helping the firm consult and develop blockchain projects within Fortune 100 companies and multinational NGOs. Prior, Robert has spent his professional career at Goldman Sachs, Teach for America, and,...

Michael DiPetrillo
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Michael DiPetrillo

Presentation Information Blockchain – Past, Present, and Future During this talk we’ll take a look at where blockchain has been, the state of the art right now, and what the future holds. Particular attention will be paid to what’s needed for wide-scale enterprise adoption into true production environments at scale. Some of the talk will...

Eileen Quenin
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Eileen Quenin

Eileen Quenin is VP of Strategic Partnerships for Dragonchain. She holds a Master of Engineering in HCI with a focus on virtual economies. She worked in Amazon Payments and holds a patent intelligent selection of a currency preference conversion and 8 years at LexisNexis on fraud prevention.

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...

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...

Youngsook Park
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Youngsook Park

The goal Global ICO Association is to learn and study more about all the upcoming ICOs in the world, and to inform Korean investors about the values and future possibilities of the tokens. An AI and data program will be launched with large institutions, and research organizations to check the good and bad tokens. www.globalico.org....