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.
Jenna Pilgrim is Director of Partnerships and Business Development at Bloq, which delivers blockchain tech for the enterprise market and launched the cryptocurrency, Metronome. She is also Co-Founder of Streambed Media, which is building a blockchain-based solution for Internet content. Jenna helped found Don and Alex Tapscott’s Blockchain Research Institute in Toronto and designed the marketing and P.R. campaign behind the Tapscott’s best-selling book, Blockchain Revolution.
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.
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.
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.