Michael Jackson is a Partner at Mangrove Capital Partners. He is a board member of Blockchain.com and the former COO of Skype. He also worked for Tele2, where he created the concept of the mobile virtual network operator or MVNO and led the launch of operations in 9 countries across Europe.
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.
Security researcher David Stainton is a proponent of the cypherpunk movement and of anonymity networks for the purpose of enabling greater freedom of communication. He works on the Panoramix project, where he designs and develops the Katzenpost decryption mix network. He has also volunteered code contributions to Tahoe-LAFS, the Subgraph OS and the Tor Project.
A leading thinker on the subjects of prediction markets, merge mining and drive chains, Paul Sztorc is currently Research Director at Tierion.
Phil Zimmermann is the creator of PGP, a veteran of the Cryptowars and pioneer of the cypherpunk movement, which is a forerunner of the digital currency revolution.
Silvio Micali is a professor of computer science at MIT and one of the world’s authorities on cryptography, zero knowledge and distributed ledgers. He is the recipient of the Turing Award in computer science, the Gödel Prize in theoretical computer science, and the RSA prize in cryptography.