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Atomic Swaps

Kilian Rausch is Product Director of Exchange Union, a decentralized network that links digital asset exchanges. He hold a Master’s degree in Information Systems from the Technical University of Munich and was previously Product Manager of Mobi, a global and mobile wallet designed for everyday people, at the Hong Kong-based exchange BTC China.

Atomic Swaps for Ether

Cryptocurrency pioneer Mohammed Nokhbeh is a core developer for Liquality, a secure, peer-to-peer protocol for exchanging digital assets between blockchains.

Aura: Decentralized Talent

Anastasia Green is CEO of Aura, a blockchain-based startup for the world of decentralized employment. She is a serial entrpreneur and blockchain community builder in San Francisco and Ukraine.

Authority for Financial Markets

Leonard Franken is a Policy Advisor for The Dutch Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) and a member of the Distributed Systems Group at Delft Technical University.

Ayse Zoodsma

Ayse Zoodsma is a Policy Advisor for The Central Bank of The Netherlands responsible for financial inclusion, fintech and international relations.  She also serves as a Visiting Member for The Bank of International Settlements based in Basel.

Banks and Digital Assets

Hervé Francois is ING Bank’s Blockchain Initiative Lead. His program has delivered more than 44 proof of concepts in collaboration with the following business areas at the bank: payments, trade finance and working capital solutions, financial markets, post-trade, bank treasury, lending, compliance and identity.

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.

Big Business Accepts The Token Economy

Michael Terpin is the founder and CEO of the Transform Group. He is a general partner and chairs the ICO investment committee of the Alphabit Fund, a digital currency fund registered on the Cayman Islands with $300 million in assets under management.

Big Energy

Blockchain engineer Roelof Reineman has worked for 5 years at Eneco, a producer and supplier of gas, electricity and heat for more than 2 million business and residential customers in The Netherlands. He will talk about applying blockchain use cases in the energy market from a corporate perspective.

Bitcoin Gold

Martin Kuvandzhiev is a Lead Developer Co-Founder of the notorious Bitcoin Gold cryptocurrency, the second major cryptocurrency to hard fork away from the Bitcoin blockchain. He is one of the project’s main contributors on Github and one of the 5 board members. In addition, he is the CEO of two companies, GoStartups and Assetify, and leads more than 50 professionals on 6 different continents.