Valerian Bennett is CEO of PopChest, a platform for community-supported video that integrates smart contracts and the soon-to-be-distributed Pop Tokens. Valerian is a veteran television producer and editor and a documentary filmmaker from Los Angeles. He has a film degree from the University of Southern California and is responsible for the 2014 documentary Bitcoin: Buenos Aires about the digital currency ecosystem in Argentina.
Peter Alfred Adekeye is the CEO of Multiven, who is launching a ICO to support a blockchain-based marketplace for IT products. His project aims to provide free cyber-defense for Bitcoin and Ethereum nodes and their Internet gateways.
Igor Shoifot is a founding partner of the TMT CryptoFund, a $60M investment fund for early stage blockchain-driven startups. They have made many early investments in successful blockchain teams such as FileCoin, BTC Jam, Shapeshift, Bitaccess and Bits, among others.
Julian Zegelman is the Managing Partner at corporate and securities law firm Velton Zegelman PC. His practice focuses on cryptocurrency law alongside VC, corporate and securities law.
Alon Muroch is the CEO of Blox, a social trading platform for cryptocurrencies. He has been a blockchain developer since 2012 and has contributed to many widely known open source projects. He continues to lead the development of a peer-to-peer multisignature wallet and is a strong believer in bringing blockchain technology to the masses.
Chris DeRose is the irreverent host of the podcast Bitcoin Uncensored. He is an avid writer, podcaster and political commentator, he has been involved with cryptocurrency ever since reading Bitcoin’s earliest announcement on Slashdot back in 2010.
Gabriel Kurman is a co-founder of RSK Labs, also known as Rootstock, one of the world’s first, Turing-complete blockchains that enables smart contracts secured by the Bitcoin network. Gabriel is an economist who studied with at the University of Buenos Aires and has a decade of experience with corporate and private equity and M&A.
Lotte Houwingis a file coordinator for the Sleepwet at the Public Interest Litigation Project, a five-year project of The Jurists’ Commission for Human Rights in The Netherlands. She will talk about fighting mass surveillance through strategic litigation.