Creating synergies in the crypto economy
This exclusive conference is bringing together executives from leading crypto projects, funds, investment banks, and corporates operating in the field.
Key discussion topics will include tokenization, governance, investments, and institutional liquidity.
This is an excellent opportunity for both senior managers and entrepreneurs alike to learn from and network with successful thought leaders.
Saturday June 16th, 2018
10 AM - 5 PM
Cavendish Conference Center
Duchess Mews 22, Marylebone
Information sharing and delicious food
Your tickets include access to all presentations, panel discussions and exhibitions.
You will also enjoy beverages and a fully catered lunch at an award winning venue.
Hong Kong University postgraduate. Rich cross-discipline experiences in banking and the international financial service industry. Dedicated to inter-industry communication, building the developer community, refining business models, and integrating blockchain use cases with technical expertise and understanding.
Anish has been working in the security and cryptography area for the past 15 years, and has spent half his career researching cryptographic algorithms and protocols at Microsoft Research, among others. He has also worked as a strategy consultant for Accenture and Capgemini. He is also on the advisory board for Ripple Labs, Adjoint, Chain of Things, IEET and EAVentures. Currently he works at HSBC as a lead security architect of Blockchain initiatives, and is involved in the ecosystem as a founding member of UKDCA.
Georgina is a certified accountant (FCCA) involved in the field of blockchain since 2015, including holding an MSc in Digital Currency. Her professional experience is with Big Four accounting firms in London and Cyprus and in industry heading finance teams and developing online education for accountants. She now works with the University of Nicosia’s Blockchain Initiative designing and delivering executive-level blockchain education seminars and forming key academic and professional relationships.
Adam Grimsley CFA, spent 10 years at Blackrock as an investment specialist working with institutional clients to produce investment solutions. He initially worked on quantitative hedge fund strategies for global sovereign wealth funds, family offices, endowments and pension funds that were looking to capture alternative sources of returns. Adam first invested in crypto in 2014 and has been suffering and enjoying the rollercoaster ever since. In 2016 he joined with fellow ex Blackrock colleagues to form Prime Factor a cryptocurrency hedge fund aimed at providing family offices, institutional investors and high net worth individuals a product based on their experience of managing over $5billion in assets at BlackRock.
Web pioneer, author, and serial entrepreneur. He is the CEO of 20|30 and led the team to a successful ICO of the Pillar project in July, 2017, raising more than $20 million. The project is now operating in London and Rio. David is working with his expanding team on a portfolio of new products including the CryptX index token, a new kind of exchange, a new blockchain explorer, and consulting.
After completing his MSc in Marketing Ciaran started his career as a freelance creative for some of Ireland's biggest brands. Ciaran is the Regional Lead for Circle in Ireland. His role involves growing products such as Circle invest, which allows retail investors to buy crypto assets, Circle Pay which allows users to send money across borders for free, and Poloniex, one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges. Circle also recently announced a stable coin initiative, which will power adoption of blockchain technology for payments and smart contracts.
Jure is a crypto enthusiast and award-winning speaker. He posesses an in-depth knowledge of digital assets and has a wealth of experience in digital asset management. In addition to working in the digital asset management industry, he shares his knowledge around the world with a wide variety of audiences, from university students to financial experts and regulators.
Zoe has worked with a number of blockchain companies including Wanchain, since becoming immersed in the space. She's an avid investor and blockchain enthusiast. Zoe is working for Swarm Fund, The Blockchain for Private Equity, with a focus on business development in Europe.
Jim Radecki is the Global Head of Business Development at Cumberland, a DRW Company, one
of the largest liquidity providers in cryptoassets across the globe. Prior to joining Cumberland,
Jim was Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, where he served as Global Co-Head of GS
Global Prime Services Clearing, Global Head of Sales for GS Global Prime Services Clearing,
and Midwest Regional Manager for GS Global Prime Services.
Over the course of his career in the financial industry, Jim has held several key leadership
positions, including North American Regional Risk Manager for ING Barings, the Global
Director of Risk Management for the Global Futures and Options Clearing business, Treasurer
and Chief Financial Officer at Mercury Trading/ Summit Securities,), and Controller at First
Jim is former member of the Chicago Board of Trade, the Chicago Board Options Exchange
(Cboe), The Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX), Eurex, and is a CPA. Jim earned a BA in
Accounting from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1985.
Jonathan is Co-Founder and CEO of INDX (indx.capital), an index-linked crypto fund that gives retail and institutional investors access to the passive income benefits from cryptocurrency Masternodes.
Previously Founder and CEO of Switch Media, the UK’s 60th fastest-growing company, Jonathan is a veteran crypto tech entrepreneur, advocate and investor. He has a degree in Artificial Intelligence and has led a pivotal role in a string of tech start-ups including as CEO of LaunchPad PLC and COO of Aspartech. Jonathan sits on the advisory Committee for the Macaroni Woods Children’s Venture Charity (UK) and is on the UK All Party Parliamentary Committee for Mental Health Control.
Harsh is a serial entrepreneur and an early adopter of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Along with running his own blockchain services company, Harsh has experience in working for some of the leading blockchain companies in variety of roles. One Harsh is working for Wanchain and is focused on building partnerships and carrying out various Business Development activities for them on a global scale.
Scott founded Sweetbridge in 2016 to use blockchain and cryptoeconomic advances to significantly increase economic productivity and trade velocity for global commerce. Prior he founded and led Trax Technologies as CEO as it evolved from a small logistics consulting and software firm over 22 years into a global SaaS and supply chain services company operating on four continents and built it up to $20m recurring revenue. His teams’ innovations have helped customers improve their bottom line by hundreds of millions of dollars.
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