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Hear from public & private government blockchain leaders from around the world including:

140325 TAPSCOTT-416.jpgDon Tapscott, C.M., BA, BSc, M.Ed, LLD
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Blockchain Research Institute

Adjunct Professor, INSEAD

Don Tapscott is one of the world’s leading authorities on the impact of technology on business and society. He has authored 16 books, including Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, which has been translated into over 25 languages.

Don’s most recent and ambitious book was co-authored with his son, Alex Tapscott, a globally-recognized investor, advisor and speaker on blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies is Changing the World was published in May 2016 and is, according to Harvard Business School’s Clay Christensen, “the book, literally, on how to survive and thrive in this next wave of technology-driven disruption.”

In 2017, Don and Alex co-founded the Blockchain Research Institute, whose 80+ projects are the definitive investigation into blockchain strategy, use-cases, implementation challenges, and organizational transformations.

Don is a member of the Order of Canada and is ranked the 2nd most influential Management Thinker and the top Digital Thinker in the world by Thinkers50. He is an Adjunct Professor at INSEAD and former two-term Chancellor of Trent University in Ontario.

Scott Stornetta
Blockchain Pioneer (1991 – Present)
Chief Scientist at Yugen Partners (2018-Present)

Mr. Stornetta is one of the founding fathers of blockchain technology. He co-authored a scholarly work with the first mention of a blockchain architecture in a 1991 publication. Satoshi Nakamoto’s whitepaper, “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System,” cited Stornetta’s work three times out of the eight references. The famous industry-defining white paper was essentially built on Stornetta’s concepts about disrupting the fintech industry, as he has thought about blockchain technology for the last thirty years. Today Mr. Stornetta is the Senior Scientist at Yugen Partners, a private equity firm investing in companies leveraging blockchain technology. His institutional-quality approach ties together his blockchain-driven investment ideas, coupled with his seasoned investment process.

Hear from public and private sector leaders from around the world including:

  • Alabama Securities Commission (ASC) – James McDowell – Senior Securities Analyst
  • Almaty City, Republic of Kazakhstan – Bayan Konirbayev – Chief Digital Officer
  • Australian Trade and Investment Commission – Steve Rank – Commissioner
  • Austrian Institute of Technology (Interpol TITANIUM Project) – Dr. Ross King – Head of Data Science & AI Group
  • Ayadee Foundation – Peter Johnson – Founder
  • Blockchain Intelligence Group – Robert Whitaker – COO
  • Bucharest, Romania Court of Appeals – Camelia Bogdan – Judge
  • California State Blockchain Working Group – Radhika Iyengar – Member
  • CGI Federal
    • Husdon Sutherland – Director
    • Venkat Kodumudi – Blockchain / Intelligent Automation Practice Lead
  • Colorado State Government – Russell Castagnaro – Digital Transformation Director
  • Commonwealth of Virginia – Joe Walton – Information Security Officer
  • Croatian Ministry of Finance, Tax Administration – Ksenija Cipek – Head of Tax Risk Analysis
  • – Michael Bombace – Compliance Officer
  • DASH Next and DASH Thailand – Felix Mago – Founder
  • District of Columbia City Government – Donald Lovett – Chief Information Officer
  • European Commission – Marcella Atzori – Blockchain Expert
  • Exponental HealthTech Advisors – Ann Ingraham – CEO
  • Florida Office of the Attorney General – Miles Vaughn – Attorney
  • Gaming Benefits Corporation– Tara Myers-President
  • Government Blockchain Association
    • Sindhu Bhaskar – Banking & Financial Services Community Leader
    • Eric Guthrie, Esq. – Director of Training
    • John Dean Markunas – Land Titling Working Group Leader
    • Kamea Aloha Lafontaine – Emergency Management Working Group Leader
    • Mark Montoya – Chief Data Officer
    • Priya Guliani – Sustainable Environmental Resource Stewardship Group Leader
    • Shiv Aggarwal – Identity Management Working Group Leader
    • Susan Eustis – Voting Working Group Lead
  • Global Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency Association – Gabriella Kusz – Director
  • Global Strategy – Tatiana Revoredo – Chief Strategy Officer
  • Govt of India – Amit Jindal – PMG Member, Blockchain Centre of Excellence (CoE)
  • Inter-American Development Bank– Marcos Allende López – Technical Lead of LACChain
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Dr. Majid Malaika (pending) – Cyber Security & Digital Technology Expert
  • Italian Ministry of Economic Development – Marcella Atzori – Blockchain Expert
  • LODE Studio – Chris Snook – Managing Director
  • London Stock Exchange – Dotun Rominiyi – Blockchain Architect
  • Malta Digital Economy Taskforce – Justine Scerri Herrera – Member
  • Republic of Slovenia – Nena Dokuzov – Lead, New Economy and Blockchain Technology
  • Rewired One – Torben Anderson – Operating Officer
  • Rhode Island Government – Elizabeth Tanner – Director, Business Regulations (Cabinet Member)
  • SatoshiCon – Joerg Molt – COO
  • StarChain Ventures – Radhika Iyengar – Founding Partner
  • Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs – Dr. Rahul Sahgal – Counselor, Deputy Head, Economic & Financial Affairs
  • Texas Blockchain Council – Lee Bratcher – President
  • U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development – Omar Bouaichi – Data Technology Director Ginnie Mae – Office of Enterprise Data & Technology Solutions,
  • UCLA – Felix Mago – Professor, Blockchain and Decentralized Finance
  • United Kingdom Dept for International Trade – Jeff Peel – Software Sector Specialist
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) – Nena Dokuzov – Lead, New Economy and Blockchain Technology
  • United Nations (UN/CEFACT) – Pankhuri Bansal – Economist/ Blockchain Expert
  • United States Government – David Utzke, PhD – Cybercrimes Investigator
  • University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law – George Pullen – Professor
  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) – Brian Quintenz – Commissioner
  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission – Melissa Netram – Chief Innovation Officer/ Director, LabCFTC
  • U.S. Department of State – Peter Johnson – Retired
  • U.S. Federal Financial Regulator – Mark Montoya – Senior Analyst
  • U.S. House of Representatives – Darren Soto – Congressman
  • U.S. Library of Congress – Steven Olson – OCIO Congressional Programs Manager
  • U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) – [Pending Approval] – Commissioner
  • Utah County, UT – Amelia Powers Gardner – County Clerk/Auditor (Elected)
  • Voatz
    • Nimit Sawhney – CEO
    • Philip Andreae – Advisor
  • Washington State Department of Commerce – Steven Maheshwary – Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Sector Lead
  • WishKnish – Alisa Gus – CEO
  • World Tokenomic Forum – Chris Snook – Chairman
  • University of Advancing Technology – David Utzke, PhD – Associate Professor, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and Digital Assets


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