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Video: Highlights from 4 April 2018

CoinFest 2018

Here is a 90-second look back at the 2018 CoinFest edition of Bitcoin Wednesday held on 4 April, 2018.  All of the speakers appear in the video.

Special thanks to:

Chris Hobcroft, Creative Director of Livepeer: Check out his full profile.

Rune Theill, CEO of Rockstart: Click to read more about him.

Logan Saether, Solidity engineer at ChronoLogic: Read his full profile here.

Shawn Capper, CFO of Symbioses: Find out more about him here.

Philipp Schulz, co-founder of TV-Two: Learn more about him here.

Valerian Bennett, CEO & Founder of PopChest: Find out more about him here.

Igor Shoifot, founding partner of TMT CryptoFund: Click here to learn more about him.

Peter Alfred Adekeye, CEO of Multiven: Read more about him here.

Justin Bons, session chair and co-founder of Cyber Capital: Click here to find out more about him.

And CoinFest.  See you next year!

CoinFest 2018
Geoff Goodell, Researcher at University College London
Dr. Geoff Goodel

Geoff Goodellis a researcher at the Department of Computer Science at University College London and an authority on the interface between computer science, finance and public policy. His talk for Bitcoin Wednesday will cover the range of available options on the subject of financial privacy, from total surveillance as represented by traditional financial institutions to the use of cryptocurrencies and related privacy enhancing technologies.

Lyn Ulbricht, mother of Ross Ulbricht
Lyn Ulbricht

Lyn Ulbricht is the mother of Ross Ulbricht, the man sentenced to life in prison at the age of 36 for his involvement in Silk Road. The dark web marketplace has made an indelible impact on the industry.

JP Thieriot, CEO of Uphold
J.P. Thieriot

J.P. Thieriot is CEO of Uphold, a digital money platform that serves 1.7 million customers in more than 184 country and has processed almost $6 billion in transactions.

Ruben Merre, CEO of ngrave
Cold Hardware Wallets

Ruben Merreis co-founder and CEO of Ngrave, an end-to-end hardware wallet solution that tackles the what-ifs of managing digital assets and cryptocurrencies.

Patrick Dai, CEO of Qtum
Patrick Dai

Patrick Dai is CEO of Qtum. He will talk about how Qtum built a smart contract system on top of Bitcoin’s infrastructure.

Thomas Borrel, CPO of Polymath
Thomas Borrel

Thomas Borrel leads the Product Strategy, Product Management and Product Marketing teams across Polymath’s product portfolio. Prior to joining Polymath, Thomas was Director of Product Management at Extreme Networks where he led Extreme’s Software and Cloud offerings.

Micha Roon, CTO of EnergyWeb
Micha Roon

Micha Roon is the CTO of the Energy Web Foundation and the Share&Charge Foundation. He is an authority on energy grid decarbonization, electrical vehicle charging and the tokenization of renewable energy.