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Guest Contributor. Beverly is the author of the best selling book The Power of Real-Time Social Media Marketing. She teaches the Global Business of Sports & Entertainment at UCLA Anderson School of Management and is a thought leader in emerging technology and media trends. She is also part of the UCLA Blockchain Lab -- Twitter: @BeverlyMacy
Yaosh is currently CFO of Superlinear, a blockchain startup building tools for dapp developers to create communities. He was previously the Executive Vice President at Miramax, SVP of Corporate Finance at Lionsgate’s streaming networks division, and held senior business development roles at Google, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and The Huffington Post. He was also the founding product manager for Amazon Video. Yaosh holds 3 patents issued and filed. Yaosh graduated with a B.A. in Computer Science from UC Berkeley. He also holds a M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford and a MBA from Harvard. Yaosh is a CFA Charterholder.
Jakt is a digital product & innovation studio. We partner with companies of all sizes, from startups to enterprises, through a mix of product strategy, business strategy, design, software development, and marketing. We aim to positively impact the lives of 100 million people through solutions we’ve created by 2027.
Jason King -- Humanitarian Hacker. Executive Director, Unsung.org. Co-Founder, Academy: School of Blockchain, the world’s first accredited school of Blockchain (part of the innovative Kingsland University, formerly Social Media Management University). http://www.academytoken.com
Jason is Senior Engineer & Blockchain Practice Lead at Very, working with clients to build solutions that create an outsized impact. Very works with clients to determine the best path forward in Blockchain and other Development needs.
Juan Hernandez is the Chief Executive Officer of OpenFinance Network. A serial entrepreneur and business strategist with over 14 years of business technology and strategic management experience, Juan has built multiple startups including PeerRealty, Endurance Commerce, and the Pop Stock Exchange.
David is an entrepreneur, author, philosopher, attorney (retired), and educator whose recent research focuses on the nexus of science, technology, ethics, and public policy. He is the founder and CEO of EncrypGen, Inc..
Alex Labowitz is General Counsel at Cadre. Prior to joining Cadre, Alex served as an Associate at both Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and Shearman & Sterling LLP. He worked on a broad range of corporate and commercial real estate transactions for private equity funds such as Blackstone, KKR, Northwood Investors, Centerbridge Partners, and Carlyle; foreign and domestic financial institutions including Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, and Citigroup; and sovereign wealth funds such as WAFRA. Alex received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Raleigh currently serves as Co-Founder of Genesis Block and AxiomLevel Technologies. Through strategic advisory, financial services and technology solutions, Genesis Block and AxiomLevel accelerate adoption for industry-leading companies looking to unlock the potential of blockchain technology. Previously, Raleigh was SVP of Client Services & Operations for AOL and holds a BA from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Gabriele Giancola is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of qiibee, the Swiss loyalty token protocol helping brands around the world run their loyalty programs on the Blockchain. A serial entrepreneur, Gabriele has co-founded multiple companies including gratis-auto.ch, a start-up focused on mobile outdoor advertising, and a mining farm with around 60 miners.
Cyrus Taghehchian is the Co-Founder and CEO of Spl.yt. Cyrus, a Deloitte Consulting alum, is a world-class consultant, co-active coach and Lean-Agile thought leader who has helped C-level and executives improve their organizations’ product management processes, development practices, and team culture at companies such as Intel, Bank of America, Paypal, and more. A serial entrepreneur at heart, Cyrus specializes in technology strategy and implementations in the e-commerce and digital marketing space, including leading his previous companies through product and market fit phases. Cyrus entered the blockchain space in 2015, having taken several notable active involvements, collaboration and advisory roles within the blockchain community where he applies his unique business development perspective, to promote blockchain and distributed ledger technology.
David Bleznak is the CEO of Totle, a decentralized crypto trading platform. David is passionate about cryptocurrencies and believes taking a UX-first approach is key for driving the industry toward mainstream adoption. One of David’s greatest strengths is in iterating solutions that are user-friendly without sacrificing the values of decentralization that drew many crypto enthusiasts to cryptocurrency in the first place - namely, privacy, autonomy, and control over one’s own assets.
Kelley Weaver is a young female entrepreneur and founder of Melrose PR, a leading crypto and blockchain communications agency based in Los Angeles, California. She is also the host of Crypto Token Talk, a podcast for those looking to enter the new frontier of blockchain technology and learn “Crypto 101” from leading industry experts. She is deeply passionate about communicating how decentralized technology will change the world.
Mick Tsai is the Co-Founder of Contentos. Mick has over 15 years software industry working experience, currently leading the Contentos foundation. With over 600 million potential global users and over 100,000 global creators, Contentos project aims to leverage blockchain technology to re-define the value of content for global creators. Before Contentos, Mick served as Sr. Product Director in LiveMe, the #1 mobile live streaming app in the US. He also used to work for Clean Master as product director in Cheetah Mobile and Sr. development manager in Trend Micro.
Izak Fritz is a computer science student at the University of Michigan. Izak is interested in how cryptography can be used to make the internet more robust and secure. He enjoys trading cryptocurrencies and also writing algorithms that trade for him. He is part of the stably.io team.
Paul Monsen is the Co-Founder of Digital Asset Advisors, a full service Blockchain and Emerging Technology consulting firm. He is also an active project contributor to Slice.Market the cross border solution to investing into institutional US commercial real estate. Since 2014 he has facilitated over $1 Billion of transactions across commercial real estate and early stage technology companies. He is a board member of the Marquette University Blockchian Lab and active speaker on Security Tokens, Tokenomics, and the applications of blockchain into existing business models.
Davis Marklin is the Co-Founder of Euphrates, a blockchain consultancy focused on education, business case analysis, and proof-of-concept development for enterprise customers. He is also the co-founder of the Marquette University Blockchain Lab, a student-run blockchain educational organization which hosted the State of Wisconsin's first blockchain conference.