Joey Krug is Co-Founder of Augur and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Pantera Capital. He will give an overview of Augur v2 and cover some of the positive externalities and potential social impacts of prediction markets. Through his work at Pantera Capital, he also has substantial experience with impact investing in the blockchain ecosystem.
Leontien Hasselman-Plugge is the CEO of SIM Supply Chain which has mapped more than 200,000 supply chains and uses blockchain technology to enhance the traceability and provenance of products for brands and retailers in the FMCG sector. She will show how her solution is used to improve environmental and social conditions.
Blockchain engineer Mario Pavlovic is product owner at the Energy Web Foundation, where he is responsible for finding a fit between technological capabilities and the needs of the energy market. His work is centered on increasing adoption of renewable energy sources.
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.
Cryptocurrency pioneer Alexander Vasylchenko is one of the industry’s most accomplished innovators. He will demonstrate the Sugi card, the first product from his joint venture with LHV Bank in Estonia, which he is currently integrating into the Bank of Lithuania’s LBchain project.
Andrew Hill is the CEO of San Francisco-based Textile, which aims to build a decentralized competitor to Apple’s iCloud. He has been a biologist, a mapper, a professor at NYU and a software developer. Now he creates solutions for IPFS.
Rashid Hoosenally is CEO of Lacero, which provides cryptocurrency custody solutions for large organizations. He served as Managing Director for Global Markets and Corporate and Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank for more than 20 years.
Paul Puey is CEO of Edge, producer of the Edge and Airbitz mobile cryptocurrency wallets. A graduate of UC Berkeley’s computer science and electrical engineering programs, he previously worked as a lead software engineer for chip manufacturers Nvidia Corporation and Chromatic Research. He will be giving away free alt-coins throughout the evening.
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.