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.
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.
Dimitri Chupryna is co-founder of Token-as-a-Service, a venture based on the Ethereum blockchain that is designed to allow investors to participate in the rise of Blockchain markets without the technical barriers and financial risks associated with trading cryptocurrencies.
TAAS recently launched its crowd sale on 27 March 2017.
Dominic Williams is CTO of venture-backed crypto-technology incubator, String Labs, Inc. He has a similar role at the DFINITY Foundation, which raised $3.75 million in about 24 hours in mid-February 2017. The DFINITY blockchain aims to offer a decentralized cloud computing platform with infinite scalability that will be completely interoperable with Ethereum apps.
Eyal Hertzog is co-founder, Chief Architect and Head of Product Development of Bancor. An experienced consumer Internet entrepreneur, Eyal has raised over $100m from leading venture capital firms, including Accel, Benchmark, Polaris, DAG Ventures and Highland Capital. Eyal founded Contact Networks, one of the first social networks, in 1999, and Metacafe in 2003, a pioneer in online video with over 50 million active users at its peak.
Frans Kempen will serve as Session Chair for Bitcoin Wednesday on 5 July 2017. He currently leads IBM’s Blockchain Practice for the Banking and Insurance industry in The Netherlands and Belgium. He has worked for IBM for more than a decade, and before that was able to combine his technical and commercial background in roles with Unilever, KPN and British Telecom. Frans sees distributed ledger technology as a key enabler for Digital Transformation Programs in the financial sector.
Gilles Fedak is CEO of iEx.ec, an Ethereum-based solution for high performance cloud computing. iEx.ec raised more than $12 million in less than 3 hours during a crowd sale on 19 April 2017. An expert on high performance computing and a research scientist in Desktop Grid computing at the French National Institute for Computer Science (INRIA), Gilles has published more than 80 peer-reviewed scientific articles.