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May 2020

Qtum

Patrick Dai is CEO of Qtum. He will talk about how Qtum built a smart contract system on top of Bitcoin’s infrastructure.

Security Token Adoption

Thomas Borrel leads the Product Strategy, Product Management and Product Marketing teams across Polymath’s product portfolio. Prior to joining Polymath, Thomas was Director of Product Management at Extreme Networks where he led Extreme’s Software and Cloud offerings.

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Bitcoin Halving

Bitcoin halving is an important event that occurs approximately once every four years.  When it happens, the amount of new bitcoins brought into circulation (through the process known as mining) […]

April 2020

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.

The Edge of Energy Systems

Molly Webb is founder of Energy Unlocked, an accelerator for the energy market. She has served as an advisor for the Exergy Foundation, a blockchain platform design to share grid edge energy data.

Tokenizing Forests

The founder of Ekofolio, Ian Choo, will talk about the role cryptocurrencies can play in forest preservation.

Scytale Ventures

Astrid Woollard is a Partner at Scytale Ventures. a fund investing in blockchain and related technologies.

March 2020

Community Currency in Kenya

Will Ruddick, the director of Grassroots Economics, will present his experiences in community currency and the development of local economies in the face of the C19 pandemic. He has developed three community currency programs in Kenya since 2010, and previously served as Bancor’s Director of Community Currencies, where he applied blockchain tech to local situations.

Blockchain ID

Jacob Boersma is a pioneer in the subject of decentralized identity and blockchain tech. He was the founder of Deloitte’s blockchain practice in The Netherlands, and led the development of strategy and technology for their blockchain team for four years. His career in digital identity, authentication and authorization dates back even earlier, to 2000, and he has been a consultant on decentralized applications, online payments and cryptocurrency since 2013.

Andy Bryant

Andy Bryant is COO of bitFlyer Europe. BitFlyer is one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, and the market leader in Japan.  Before coming to bitFlyer he served as CEO of an AI startup, COO of the M&A advisory BDA Partners and a robotics engineer.