Speakers

Chris Burniske
Chris Burniske Cofounder of Placeholder Ventures

Chris Burniske is a cofounder of Placeholder Ventures, a New York firm that specializes in cryptoassets.

Zeeshan Feroz
Zeeshan Feroz CEO (UK) of Coinbase,

CEO of an online platform that allows merchants, consumers, and traders to transact with digital currency.

Stephan Tual
Stephan Tual Founder of Atlas Neue

Founder of Atlas Neue. Formerly COO at Slock.it and CCO of Ethereum. Stephan is a key influencer within the blockchain industry and an expert in smart contracts, smart property and decentralized applications.

Stephan is currently founder of Atlas Neue, a family office that creates, funds, and supports exciting ventures in the blockchain space. As CCO and founding member of Ethereum, Stephan raised $18.9m for the Foundation, supporting its current valuation of $75B+. Previously, Stephan held CTO positions at BNP Paribas and 5one (subsidiaries of BNP Paribas and VISA respectively) from 2009 to 2015.

Following Ethereum, Stephan co-founded Slock.it, a privately funded decentralised sharing economy described as “a match to the giants of the sharing economy” (by Nesta) and having the potential to “change the world” (by Ethereum CTO, Gavin Wood).

Stephan is also founder of the world’s largest Ethereum meetup (Ethereum London) housing 7000+ members with talks from Vitalik Buterin and Victor Tron.

Edd Carlton
Edd Carlton Head of OTC Trading

Edd joins BlockEx having previously run and managed a crypto currency trading desk in the city.

Simon Taylor
Simon Taylor Blockchain Practice Lead

Simon Taylor is co-Founder and Blockchain Practice Lead at 11:FS. Simon led Blockchain Research and Development at Barclays.

Ryan Radloff
Ryan Radloff CEO CoinShares UK

Mr. Radloff is a respected thought leader in bitcoin, specifically on the intersection of professional investors and bitcoin.

Ruth Wandhöfer
Ruth Wandhöfer Managing Director / Global Head of Regulatory & Market Strategy

Ruth Wandhöfer is a regulatory and FinTech expert in the financial services space and one of the foremost authorities on banking regulatory matters.

Danny Aranda
Danny Aranda Managing Director, Strategic Growth - Ripple

Daniel is Managing Director, Strategic Growth at Ripple. He drives the company's partnerships with payments companies, digital financial services providers and beyond. As one of Ripple's earliest employees, Daniel has helped shape the company's vision, strategy and growth. Prior to Ripple, Daniel worked in investment banking focusing on the technology industry and studied at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Rick Burnett CEO/Founder of Axis Token International, LTD • LaneAxis

A veteran freight logistics executive and seasoned software developer, Rick Burnett is now focused on driving the evolution of transportation logistics via the Blockchain. Rick has held numerous executive positions within the transportation & software industries focused on transportation solutions. After nearly a decade of development, Rick started filing patents focused on a shipper-carrier direct software model in 2015, and soon after founded LaneAxis Inc. That game-changing patent was approved in March, 2018. LaneAxis Virtual Freight Management is a SaaS platform that provides real-time visibility, analytics and direct connectivity for shippers and carriers, cutting out expensive intermediaries.

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Vitaliy Kedyk UK Executive Director of CEX.IO

Vitaliy Kedyk, UK Executive Director of CEX.IO, cryptocurrency exchange, part of CryptoUK.

Glen Goodman
Glen Goodman Investment Expert

Former ITV Business Correspondent Glen Goodman is a full-time investor. He has in excess of 250k followers on his facebook page, The Shares Guy.

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Cassius Kiani Award–winning Designer

Award–winning designer bringing 10+ years of UI/UX experience to the Deodand project.

Martin Wos
Martin Wos Co-CEO and CVO at Block Stocks

Martin is a serial entrepreneur, German engineer, visionary, investor and co-founder of Block Stocks the security token sale platform & exchange for SME`s.

Claire Wells
Claire Wells Director of Legal & Business at Circle

Claire Wells is the Director of Legal & Business affairs at Circle, a crypto finance company making it possible for everyone, everywhere to create and share value. The invention of cryptographic assets and blockchain-based computing have ushered in the next major era of the open internet. Circle sees a future in which all assets will be tokenised and reside on the blockchain and traded on an open marketplace; creating a more open, inclusive and empowering global economy. Claire will give an overview of Circle and its products, talk about what a future based on blockchain might look like, and discuss how Circle is helping to define the regulation around blockchain based services.

Muayyad Shehadeh
Muayyad Shehadeh CEO of UHIVE

Over 25 years of experience, CEO of Genie9, Zoolz and UHIVE, broad experience in machine learning and A.I, Creating a new era of Social Network with Physical Dimension.

Sean Salloux
Sean Salloux COO and Board at Baanx.com, Director m Frist Security, Ltd.

Mobile/App Security Expert. Led first commercially available e-wallet on a credit card (back in 1999!) for Gemalto, MasterCard, Korean and Japanese banks. MD/CEO/Board level positions- 25 years global security & tech experience in US, UK, Europe and Asia.

Brad Marsh
Brad Marsh CMO of PACcoin
Eugene Kovalyk
Eugene Kovalyk CMO of CEX.IO

Eugene Kovalyk is a CMO of CEX.IO, cryptocurrency exchange, part of CryptoUK.

Paulo Fiorio
Paulo Fiorio Marketing Manager of Genesis Mining

Marketing Manager of Genesis Mining since 2014. Has helped the company achieve global leadership in Cryptocurrency Mining.

Mark Lamb
Mark Lamb Coinfloor

Mark is a co-founder and the Head of Liquidity Relationships for Coinfloor, the longest established group of institutionally focused cryptocurrency exchanges.

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Vlad Cealicu Co-Founder and CTO at Crypto Compare

Teana Baker-Taylor
Teana Baker-Taylor Chief Marketing Officer

Teana possesses more than 20 years experience in strategic branding, marketing and communications, with a depth of expertise in Fintech, Banking and Capital Markets.

Amir Ness
Amir Ness Founder at Elevate Group

Amir Ness is the founder of Elevate Group, a combined bitcoin mining and media company. Amir's ambition is to provide individuals with access to blockchain investments.

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Alexander Fedotov Director at Olshansky and Partners

Experienced Internet Marketer with a selected history of working in the marketing and advertising industry.

Norbert Redkie
Norbert Redkie CEO & founder of TRUST

Norbert Redkie, a serial entrepreneur since 2008. Blockchain specialist invited to a panel discussion organised by USPTC and Stanford University about future opportunities. CEO and Founder of TRUST -blockchain hospitality marketplace.

Giacomo Zucco
Giacomo Zucco

Giacomo Zucco graduated in 2009 in theoretical physics at the University of Milan. He started working as a technology consultant for Accenture in 2008 while at the same time he got involved in promoting Libertarianism and free-market ideals. As soon as he started getting interested in Bitcoin, he found a clear path to unify his personal political ideas with his career, achieving freedom through disruptive technology. In 2014 he started collaborating in many Bitcoin-related projects, and he became the head of sales of Greenaddress wallet. In mid-2015 he founded BlockchainLab, an internationally-recognised applied consultancy centre in Milan specifically created for the study of Blockchain technology and its applications. During the fall of 2016 BlockchainLab hosted the Scaling Bitcoin Conference in Milan, while making possible the so-called “Milan Protocol” BOLT in close collaboration with the main international Bitcoin & Lightning Network developers. BlockchainLab was just the beginning, at the start of 2017 Zucco decided to pursue a more global perspective with the BHB Network project and founding of the BHB Network Foundation.

Joshua Riddett
Joshua Riddett Founder & Managing Director of Easy Crypto Hunter

Josh founded Easy Crypto Hunter last year. He has quickly made a name for himself in the cryptocurrency industry as the founder of a company which operates on tangibility and transparency. As a leading cryptocurrency mining expert, Josh spends his time speaking about mining to educate people about this part of the crypto space. Josh has uniquely brought together a team of experts who aim to bust myths about crypto mining and help people understand the profit making opportunities that this sector has to offer.

Kai Peeters
Kai Peeters Founder of HiP

Kai is an experienced CEO and entrepreneur, leading various start-ups and established companies within Internet, mobile, banking and IT. He has a passion for finding new and innovative ways to challenge the status quo and enhance our daily lives.
Prior to HiP, Kai has led successful startups and established companies across Internet, mobile, banking and IT. They included an IT consultancy trading within top-tier investment banks, a social/retail marketing platform, luxury watch brand, luxury car club and a number of innovative betting companies through social, affiliate, sports and bitcoin betting concepts, including a bitcoin casino.

Amanda Green
Amanda Green Crypto-asset research specialist

Amanda is an accountant and auditor working in financial services, specialising in crypto-assets. She recently co-authored the paper "IFRS (#) Crypto-Assets". Amanda is a member of the Government Blockchain Association and is interested in developing best practice standards for ICOs and companies dealing with crypto-assets. She is passionate about education and bringing new people into the blockchain/crypto space and writes a blog at What the FinTech?

Jiří (George) Daniel
Jiří (George) Daniel Crypto-asset research specialist

George currently works as an investment valuation specialist, his experience in this area covering PE- and VC-backed businesses as well as financial institutions. In addition, George researches the business, accounting and regulatory implications of distributed ledger technology. He has pioneered accounting for cryptocurrencies and other crypto-assets within his firm, recently co-authored the paper "IFRS (#) Accounting for crypto-assets", and previously also contributed to his firm’s Audit of the Future project.

Estefano Elhawary
Estefano Elhawary Co-CEO and CMO at Block Stocks

Estefano is a serial entrepreneur, direct marketing strategist and co-founder of Block Stocks - the security token sale platform & exchange for SME`s.

Ken Otalor
Ken Otalor Founder of Calero.io

As a founder of Calero.io, Ken has become a well respected blockhain advocate, ICO advisor and investor. He possess over 15 years experience in social impact and global macro investments. Ken affirms to an integrated world and global adoption of the blockchain technology.

About The Event

Join the pioneers, innovators and thought leaders of the blockchain industry at our one day conference. We will examine all aspects of the blockchain industry, including:

  • What is blockchain and how it is changing the world we live in
  • Blockchain and banking
  • Cryptocurrency exchanges
  • How to list a new digital currency
  • Investment funds and Bitcoin
  • Blockchain and its applications in the gaming eco-system
  • How to mine, buy and trade digital currencies
  • Wallets and how to store your cryptocurrencies safely
  • Bitcoin Futures – How to trade them
  • Governance in blockchain
  • The latest blockchain innovations and ICOs
  • The future of blockchain and its applications

And exhibition with 50+ companies that are making waves in the blockchain industry.

Attend to learn more about

Blockchain

What is a blockchain and why is everyone talking about this technology

Impact

How will cryptocurrencies and the blockchain impact different industries

Trading

How do cryptocurrency exchanges work and what their advantages are

Wallets

What is a cryptocurrency wallet and how does it work

Regulation

How is the regulation landscape looking, how is it going to change

Mining

What does mining mean in the cryptocurrency context and how to do it

ICOs

What is an ICO, how does it work and what to look out for

Innovation

Which companies are innovating the blockchain space and what they are doing

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Events Schedule

MJAC will host two stages at the event.
Main Stage
10:00 AM
Keynote - Relative and Fundamental Valuation Approaches to Cryptoassets

Upcoming Event Speaker
Chris Burniske Cofounder of Placeholder Ventures
10:00 - 10:30
10:45 AM
Business Panel

Vitaliy Kedyk
Vitaliy Kedyk Executive Director of CEX.IO
Stephan Tual
Stephan Tual Founder of Atlas Neue
Edd Carlton
Edd Carlton Head of OTC Trading at BlockEx
Edd Carlton
Norbert Redkie CEO & founder of TRUST
10:45 - 11:45
12:00 PM
Cryptocurrencies: Creating an Open Financial System

Zeeshan Feroz
Zeeshan Feroz CEO(uk) of Coinbase
12:00 - 12:30
12:50 PM
A Blockchain Based Future: The Tokenisation of Everything

Claire Wells
Claire Wells Legal & Business Affairs Director for Europe, Circle
12:50 - 13:30
13:30 PM
Crypto Mining: Are Money Making Machines Too Good to be True?

Joshua Riddett
Joshua Riddett Founder & Managing Director of Easy Crypto Hunter
13:30 - 14:00
14:00 PM
The Future of Crypto Derivatives - Discussion Panel

Upcoming Event Speaker
Glen Goodman Investment Expert
Mark Lamb
Mark Lamb Head of Liquidity for Coinfloor
Mark Lamb
Ryan Radloff CEO of CoinShares(uk)
14:00 - 15:00
15:15 PM
Regulating Cryptocurrencies - Discussion Panel

Simon Taylor
Simon Taylor Blockchain Practice Lead at 11:FS
Ruth Wandhöfer
Ruth Wandhöfer Managing Director / Global Head of Regulatory & Market Strategy at Citi
15:15 - 16:30
16:45 PM
Blockchain and the Internet of Value

Danny Aranda
Danny Aranda Managing Director, Strategic Growth - Ripple
16:45 - 17:30
Networking Party
Laneaxis
Join us for the networking afterparty sponsored by Laneaxis
18:00 - 22:00
ICO & Blockchain Stage sponsored by
9:45 AM
NYNJA Presentation
09:45 - 10:00
10:05 AM
10:25 AM
10:45 AM
The New Way to Finance Property
Kai Peeters
Kai Peeters Founder of HiP
10:45 - 11:00
11:05 AM
Bitcoin mining and Capital Markets
11:05 - 11:20
11:25 AM
The Determinants of ICOs and Tokens' Performance
Daniel Rabetti Financial Economist & Phd in Capital Markets Research at The London School of Economics and Political Science
11:25 - 11:40
11:45 AM
Marketing. Scam. Rock'n'roll
Alexander Fedotov
Alexander Fedotov Deputy Director of Olshansky and Partners
11:45 - 12:00
12:05 AM
12:25 PM
The ICO Triangle
Giacomo Zucco
Giacomo Zucco Founder of BHB Network
12:25 - 12:40
12:45 PM
Blockstocks Presentation
Martin Wos
Martin Wos Co-CEO and CVO at Block Stocks
Estefano Elhawary
Estefano Elhawary Co-CEO and CMO at Block Stocks
12:45 - 13:00
13:05 PM
IFRS (#) Crypto-Assets
Amanda Green
Amanda Green Crypto-asset research specialist, EY
Jiří (George) Daniel
Jiří (George) Daniel CA, CMA: Crypto-asset research specialist, EY
13:05 - 13:20
13:25 PM
Kinesis: an evolution of the gold standard. A yield-bearing digital currency based on physical gold and silver
13:25 - 13:40
13:45 PM
14:05 PM
14:25 PM
14:45 PM
15:05 PM
Crypto Mining: Are Money Making Machines Too Good to be True?
Joshua Riddett
Joshua Riddett Founder & Managing Director of Easy Crypto Hunter
15:05 - 15:20
15:25 PM
Profit whilst avoiding market volatility

Day trading, Swing trading & 'Hodl'-ing - Why bother when you can earn indefinite, passive income in the region of ~95-110% per year? Learn how in this short 15 minute talk.

Brad Marsh
Brad Marsh CMO of PACcoin
15:25 - 15:40
15:45 PM
Crypto Security: What Every Crypto Investor Should Know
Sean Salloux
Sean Salloux COO and Board at Baanx.com, Director m Frist Security, Ltd.
15:45 - 16:00
16:05 PM
16:25 PM
Blockchain For Your Business:
What´s preventing you from getting paid on time and improving your business process?
Ken Otalor
Ken Otalor Founder of Calero.io
16:25 - 16:40
16:45 PM
17:05 PM
17:30 PM
Best ICO Pitch Award
17:30
Networking Party
Laneaxis
Join us for the networking afterparty sponsored by Laneaxis
18:00 - 22:00

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Event Sponsors

Coinbase
11FS
11FS
BlockX
CoinFloor
Genesis Mining
CEXIO
Shares Guy
Coin Shares
Placeholder Ventures
VenEck
Citi
Laneaxis
Elevate Group
Olshansky Partners
Trust
EasyCryptoHunter
BlockChainLab
BlockStocks
uTrust
B2C2
Atlas Neue
HiP
Circle
Circle
PACcoin

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