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Blockmason’s Michael Chin

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.

BloqLabs

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.

Boudewijn Rooseboom

Boudewijn Rooseboom is co-founder of Cyber Capital, a cryptocurrency investment fund in The Netherlands. He has a Master’s degree in Economics at the University of Amsterdam, and previously managed social housing projects in Brazil.

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.

Bruno Peroni

Bruno Peroni is Head of Investor Relations at Atlas Quantum, one of Brazil’s fastest growing cryptocurrency startups with currently more than 100 employees. The company was founded in 2015 by former stock exchange consultant Rodrigo Marques from his mother’s spare room.

Building a Distributed VC Platform

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.

Byteball

Tony Churyumoff is the creator of Byteball, a blockchainless cryptocurrency that was launched in December 2016 and distributed for free without an ICO. By December 2017 it had a market cap of more than $170 million.

Calypso

Lefteris Kokoris-Kogias is the lead researcher and developer behind Calypso, a solution for auditable sharing of private data over distributed ledger technology. He is a PhD researcher at EPFL where he is advised by Professor Bryan Ford.

Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrencies

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.

ChronoLogic

Logan Saether is a Solidity engineer and an authority on time-based smart contracts. He works for ChronoLogic on the open source smart contract protocol known as the Ethereum Alarm Clock.