Fraser Brown is Founder and Chairman of the ACT Foundation in Zug, Switzerland, which is responsible for the development of an Ethereum-based decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) for social causes. He is an engineer with an MBA from Trinity College Dublin, who has advised global institutions and governments on innovative financing solutions for climate change since 2010. In 2014 he represented Ireland in sailing at the Athens Olympic Games.
Peter Koop is a journalist who has written about the Dutch Intelligence and Security Services Act 34 588 which will go into effect on 1 January 2018. He has had a lifelong interest in signals intelligence and communications security, and has written for the weblog Electrospaces.net since 2012. He is one of the few people in the world who has systematically and critically studied the documents from the Snowden revelations and the press coverage they received.
Alan R. Milligan is a former software entrepreneur turned accomplished film producer. The work associated with his production studio Film-Farms, located in a farmhouse in Oslo, has received prizes at the Cannes, Venice and Tribeca film festivals in addition to more than 50 other awards and nominations. Now he has turned his attention to smart contracts with a system called White Rabbit that consists of a browser plugin to allow viewers to watch streaming films and to safely pay the rights holders.
Jean-Charles Dudek is CSO of NapoleonX, an algorithmic trading company specialized in cryptocurrencies. He is a former banker with more than 12 years experience working for tier 1 banks. He previously worked as Head of Active Protected Fund Management at BNPP AM where he had a portfolio of more than € 3 billion assets under management (AUM).
Mark D’Agostino is a managing partner of the Enterprise Group at the Brooklyn-based Blockchain conglomerate, ConsenSys. He is the lead for its Energy consulting engagements. Before coming to ConsenSys, Mark spent ten years in management consulting for the financial services industry and helped establish Deloitte’s blockchain service offering. He has successfully helped to deliver Ethereum-based applications for Fortune 500 banks, global energy companies and governments.
Aviv Cohen is co-founder of Rootcore, a solution for decentralized collaboration. He was VP of Sales and Operations for online fraud detection company Fraud Sciences. When the company was acquired by PayPal for $169 million, he joined PayPal’s European Risk Management group. He has also held business leadership roles in cyber security companies. Aviv has degrees in computer science, statistics and management from MIT and Tel Aviv University.
Karl Kreder is Director of Energy at ConsenSys and a co-founder of Grid+, which delivers Ethereum-enabled hardware and software for the energy market. Before this he graduated from The University of Texas at Austin where he received his PhD in Materials Science for research in advanced battery technologies. Karl also worked at Southwest Research Institute where he helped to build the Energy Storage System Evaluation and Safety (EssEs) consortium into a global alliance of 12 industry members from 3 continents with a budget of more than $3 million.
Sébastien Jehan is CEO of Rockchain, a privacy-centric distributed network for processing sensitive data on the public Ethereum blockchain. He is a veteran software architect with more than 20 years experience with bank and trading systems as well as a Telecommunication engineer with a master’s degree in econometrics and financial regulation.