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Daniel Fischmann on Breaking Smart Contracts

Daniel Fischmann is lead auditor of ChainSecurity, based in Zurich, Switzerland, where he has investigated security guarantees for Augur, Kyber Network and DAOStack, among others.

David Stainton Explained Mix Network

Security researcher David Stainton is a proponent of the cypherpunk movement and of anonymity networks for the purpose of enabling greater freedom of communication. He works on the Panoramix project, where he designs and develops the Katzenpost decryption mix network. He has also volunteered code contributions to Tahoe-LAFS, the Subgraph OS and the Tor Project.

Decentralization and Privacy

Reuben Yap is COO for the anonymous cryptocurrency Zcoin. Reuben has played a central role in shaping the project’s strategy and vision since joining the team in October 2016. He was previously a corporate lawyer as well as co-founder of BolehVPN, a privacy-focused VPN provider who was also the first merchant to accept Bitcoin in Malaysia.

Decentralized Databases

Neeraj Murarka is co-founder and CTO of Bluzelle Networks, which produces a decentralized database based on blockchain technology. He previously led the development of in-flight entertainment systems for Lufthansa in collaboration with Panasonic avionics and worked as a senior engineer in the video game industry for Mattel interactive, Mindscape Entertainment, Zynga, and Sierra Online.

Decentralized Energy

Micha Roon is the CTO of the Energy Web Foundation and the Share&Charge Foundation. He is an authority on energy grid decarbonization, electrical vehicle charging and the tokenization of renewable energy.

Decentralized Lending

Stani Kulechov is CEO of ETHLend, a peer-to-peer decentralized lending platform based on Ethereum smart contracts. It raised $18 million in its crowdsale in November 2017, and has done more than 12000 ETH worth of loans (nearly $55 million as of June 2018) with a total value of over $10 million.

Decentralized Megabytes

Guy Zbarsky is founder of KeepGo, a decentralized market for trading your mobile megabytes. He also has undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the Technion Institute of Technology in Israel.

Decentralized Storage to Protect Data Privacy

Evgeny Ponomarev is the CEO of Fluence. He first became involved with cryptocurrencies in 2011, and mined his first bitcoins on a CPU. He previously worked as product manager for an app which had 250 million users at a telco operator at Meforo in San Francisco.

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Democracy By Design

Professor Jeremy Pitt is Professor of Intelligent and Self-Organizing Systems in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London, where he is also Deputy Head of the Intelligent Systems and Networks Group. He is an authority on self-organizing autonomous networks, self-governance and Democracy by Design.

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Digital Currency Revolution

Held in Amsterdam on the first Wednesday of the month Bitcoin Wednesday is The Netherlands’ longest-running monthly conference for digital currencies. The topics covered during this event — from technology to economy, […]

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