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Adrian Garelik

Adrián Garelik is a script writer and film producer (“To fool a thief”, “Unsuscribe”) who was always interested in technologies for video distribution on the Internet. In 2011 he worked with Diego Gutierrez-Zaldivar, one of Argentina´s internet pioneers, on CinePop, a democratic network for film distribution to cinemas. In 2014 they turned their attention to blockchain technology for video distribution, which became the foundation for RSK (aka Rootstock), a smart contract platform on top of Bitcoin. After two years at RSK Adrian left to team up with Federico Abad, the creator of Popcorn Time, on the blockchain-based video sharing app called Flixxo.

Alan R. Milligan

Alan R. Milligan is a former software entrepreneur turned accomplished film producer. The work associated with his production studio Film-Farms, located in a farmhouse in Oslo, has received prizes at the Cannes, Venice and Tribeca film festivals in addition to more than 50 other awards and nominations. Now he has turned his attention to smart contracts with a system called White Rabbit that consists of a browser plugin to allow viewers to watch streaming films and to safely pay the rights holders.

Algorithmic Trading

Jean-Charles Dudek is CSO of NapoleonX, an algorithmic trading company specialized in cryptocurrencies. He is a former banker with more than 12 years experience working for tier 1 banks.  He previously worked as Head of Active Protected Fund Management at BNPP AM where he had a portfolio of more than € 3 billion assets under management (AUM).

Alon Muroch

Alon Muroch is the CEO of CoinDash, a social trading platform for cryptocurrencies. He has been a blockchain developer since 2012 and has contributed to many of the known open source projects. He continues to lead the development of a peer-to-peer multisignature wallet and is a strong believer in bringing blockchain technology to the masses.

Arnaud Dartois

Arnaud Dartois is the CTO of NapoleonX, one of the first cryptocurrency asset management companies specialized in programmable or algorithmic trading. He has a PhD in Computer science from the Ecole Polytechnique, the French MIT.

Bernard Lietaer

Professor Bernard Lietaer is one of the world’s authorities on the design and implementation of currency systems. He is the author of Money and Sustainability and a leading thinker in the field of community and complementary currencies. He helped design and implement the European Currency Unit which became the Euro, and served as the President of the Belgian Central Bank’s Electronic Payment System.

Blockchain in Real Estate

Valentin Preobrazhenskiy is the CEO of LAToken a blockchain-based platform for managing illiquid assets such as real estate, bank loans and works of art. Valentin previously founded the home equity marketplace Zalogo which facilitated more than 12000 home equity offers and 1000 transactions in 2016.

Before that he was director of one of the world’s largest startup accelerator programs, the Founder Institute, and worked for the financial institutions Avega Capital, Marcuard Spectrum, IHS CERA, Sberbank and VTB.

Blockmason’s Michael Chin

Michael Chin is co-founder of Blockmason, a startup that registers debt and credit obligations on the Ethereum blockchain.
Michael worked for J.P. Morgan’s principal mezzanine credit group in New York followed by JPM’s Debt Capital Markets and Syndicated Leveraged Finance group in Hong Kong, where he helped Asian issuers with Investment Grade, High Yield debt, and syndicated loan offerings. After four years at JPM, he worked for another five years at the Hong Kong office of Intermediate Capital Group (a FTSE 250 composite company), one of the pioneers of mezzanine debt in Europe. Blockmason has already successfully closed their private sale at 18,000 ETH, or 40% of the total hard cap of 45,000 ETH, and plans to launch a token generation event on 1 October, 2017.

Boudewijn Rooseboom

Boudewijn Rooseboom is co-founder of Cyber Capital, a cryptocurrency investment fund in The Netherlands. He has a Master’s degree in Economics at the University of Amsterdam, and previously managed social housing projects in Brazil.

Building a Distributed VC Platform

Jan Isakovic is CEO of Cofound.it, a distributed VC platform that connects startups, experts and investors worldwide. Before he stepped into the world of decentralized blockchains he worked for IBM and Microsoft.