Ian Grigg is one of the pioneers of financial cryptography. He is the creator of the Ricardian Contract, a secure approach to registering the intent of a legal agreement in a system like a work a work of software. He also co-invented triple-entry accounting, an early form of shared ledger like that used in today’s blockchains.
Ibrahim Kholilul Rohman is a Research Fellow at the United Nations University, the academic and research arm of the UN. There, within the Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV), he studies the potential risks and benefits of Central Bank-issued cryptocurrencies.
Iddo Bentov is Chief Scientist of Spacemesh, which raised $15 million in a series A financing round led by Polychain Capital in September, 2018. He is a postdoc in cryptocurrency and cryptography at Cornell University who has been involved in cryptocurrencies since mid-2011 and is responsible for a substantial part of the design work upon which Spacemesh is based.
POA Network’s tech lead Igor Barinov is an authority on blockchain scalability and interoperability who has been working with Ethereum since 2016. He has helped build one of the world’s first stablecoin side chains. He is also involved in the launch of one of the world’s first stablecoin sidechains and is a Co-Founder of Block Notary, a notarial service built with blockchain technology.
Igor Lilic is CTO and co-founder of the Enterprise Group at the Brooklyn-based Blockchain conglomerate ConsenSys. He wrote the Proof of Physical Address (PoPA) system and previously worked as a senior consultant for ThoughtWorks, Amazon Web Services, OANDA, SAP and AMD.
Ilya Smagin leads smart contract development for the Waves Platform. He previously worked for several global financial services firms such as the Spotware forex trading platform, Deutsche Bank and Yandex.
Marcello Palazziis a leader in sustainability and impact investing. He is co-founder of the B Corp Movement, chairman of Solaris Sunpower, founder of the Progressio Foundation and chairman of SIX, an international social innovation exchange that applies technology to solving global challenges.
Zach Hamilton is Managing Partner at Airfoil Capital, a crypto token fund and family office advisory. He is an expert in institutional investing in cryptocurrencies. He has handled LP relations, portfolio management, due diligence and sourcing for several funds with a cumulative $50 million in assets under management.