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June 2019

CargoLedger

Hjalmar van der Schaaf is CEO of the Blockchain logistics startup CargoLedger, which was selected by the Port of Rotterdam’s PortXL World Port Accelerator program. He previously worked as program and project manager for Telfort, KPN, Liberty Global, Optiver and Dexia Bank.

May 2019

Developing Bitcoin Core

Kalle Alm is a Swedish Bitcoin Core contributor who lives in Tokyo. He is a lead developer at the Tokyo-based Digital Garage, which builds blockchain solutions.

Black Market Money

Eric Voskuil leads the Libbitcoin project, an open source high-performance Bitcoin developer toolkit. He is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, martial artist, motorcyclist, world traveler, and former fighter pilot for the U.S. Navy. He has been a Bitcoin developer since 2014.

Atomic Swaps

Kilian Rausch is Product Director of Exchange Union, a decentralized network that links digital asset exchanges. He hold a Master’s degree in Information Systems from the Technical University of Munich and was previously Product Manager of Mobi, a global and mobile wallet designed for everyday people, at the Hong Kong-based exchange BTC China.

Advanced Key Management

Munich-based CryptoAdvance co-founder Stepan Snigirev is a quantum physicist who turned his attention to the cutting edge of Bitcoin protocol developments. He will talk about the standard key management policies used in hardware wallets and how he aims to improve them.

April 2019

Ergo Platform

Cryptocurrency pioneer Alexander Chepurnoy, aka kushti, is a Core Developer for a new cryptocurrency, Ergo. He has been involved with Bitcoin since 2011 and has been developing cryptocurrency-related software since early 2013.  He was previously a NXT core developer, a smartcontract.com co-founder, and then a research fellow at IOHK.

Tezos

Arthur Breitman is a Co-Founder of Tezos, a blockchain platform that offers on-chain governance. It raised $232 million in its crowd sale in 2017 making it one of the largest in the industry. He previously worked at Google X and Waymo on self-driving cars, and before that, as a quantitative analyst at both Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.

FrostByte

Saul Schwartzbach is an authority on cybersecurity, network architecture and cloud computing. He serves as CTO of Prestige IT, maker of the FrostByte software for enterprise key management, and will give a live, interactive demo of this solution.

SelfKey

Edmund Lowell is the founder of SelfKey, a solution for secure, self-sovereign identity based on Blockchain technology. He is a serial entrepreneur who has built Fintech and Regtech products including Incorporations.io and KYC-Chain.com, and has provided KYC solutions for some of the biggest ICOs.

March 2019

Quantum-Proof Bitcoin

Jin Liuis the Chairman of ABCMint Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting the research and application of post-quantum cryptography for blockchain technology. He was previously an angel investor, and has been a mentor and board member for more than a dozen mobile Internet companies.