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August 2019

Adventures in IPFS

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.

Blockchains For People

Aidan Hyman is CEO of Toronto-based ChainSafe Systems, a substantial contributor to blockchain interoperability. His team leads development of Ethermint, a deployment of Ethereum on Tendermint using the Cosmos-SDK; Lodestar, a version of Ethereum 2.0 written in TypeScript, which Vitalik Buterin personally supported with a large donation; and Gossamer, a Golang implementation of the Polkadot Runtime Environment, for which they received a grant from the Web3 Foundation.

Safeguarding Digital Assets

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.

Giving Away Bitcoins

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 bitcoins throughout the evening.

Stable Chains

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.

July 2019
Uncategorized

T-shirts Coming Soon

Coming soon: You can pre-order Bitcoin Wednesday Limited Edition T-shirts for the early bird discounted price of € 49,- each. For €99 you get a T-shirt plus a VIP pass […]

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.

Profile

Safex

Cryptocurrency pioneer Daniel Dabek is co-founder of Safex, a decentralized marketplace for digital assets and physical goods built on the Safex blockchain. He previously worked for a Wall Street trading company and several U.S.-based hedge funds.

Profile

Alexander Vasylchenko

Cryptocurrency pioneer Alexander Vasylchenko will be the Session Chair for Bitcoin Wednesday’s 6-year anniversary. He is the CEO of Sugi, an NFC card designed for cryptocurrency transactions and the former CTO of Mycelium.

June 2019
Poll

Poll Results 2019

We periodically conduct polls during Bitcoin Wednesday to gain insights about our audience that might be useful to the sector. At our conference on 5 June, 2019 we polled our […]