Hannes Wessels (Keynote Speaker)

Hannes Wessels is the General Manager of Southern and Francophone Africa for Binance, the world’s foremost blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, currently spearheading business operations in these regions.  Prior to joining Binance, he held the position of Head of Global Banking, South Africa, at HSBC, where he led HSBC’s corporate and investment banking business

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Justin Sun (Keynote)

Justin Sun is the Founder of TRON, one of the world’s largest decentralized blockchain ecosystems and CEO of BitTorrent, the leader in peer-to-peer software and services. A protege of Alibaba’s Jack Ma, Sun in 2017 was named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 list for China and 30 under 30 Asia in the Consumer Technology category.

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Sandeep Nailwal (Keynote)

Sandeep Nailwal is the Co-Founder and COO of Polygon. He has been involved with many tech businesses since his very early days. Scaling is Sandeep’s key focus, be it in businesses or blockchains, but he is an all-around business buff. Sandeep had his ‘lightbulb moment’ about the revolutionary nature of blockchain in 2017, found his

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Raoul Pal (Keynote)

Former hedge fund manager who retired at 36, Raoul Pal is a Co-founder of Real Vision, a financial media company offering in-depth video interviews and research publications from the world’s best investors. He has run a successful global macro hedge fund, co-managed Goldman Sachs’ hedge fund sales business in Equities and Equity Derivatives in Europe,

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Nevin Freeman

As Co-founder and CEO, Nevin oversees strategy, legal, and team coordination at Reserve. Nevin is an entrepreneur who has co-founded three companies. His mission in life is to solve the coordination problems that are stopping humanity from achieving its potential, and he’s particularly concerned about averting the long-term risks posed by the development of artificial

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Tone Vays

Tone has worked on Wall Street for almost 10 years starting as a Risk Analyst at Bear Stearns and later becoming a VP at JP Morgan Chase in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. His expertise is in Economic Trends, Trading and Risk Analysis. Ever since getting involved in the Crypto Currency ecosystem in

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Illia Polosukhin

Illia Polosukhin is a Co-founder of NEAR Protocol, a decentralised applications platform powered by scalable and developer friendly blockchain. Near is a team of Ex-Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and MemSQL Engineers who have shipped some of the only at-scale implementations of distributed sharded systems in the world. Previously Illia was Engineering Manager and Researcher at Google

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María Paula Fernández

María Paula Fernández is an advisor at Golem. She’s a communications strategy specialist, independent researcher and open source non-technical contributor. María Paula consulted or worked for projects such as Polkadot, Akropolis, Gnosis, Melonport, Ethereum Community Fund, Avalanche, and other grassroots and established projects in the Ethereum ecosystem. Additionally, she is a co-founder for ETHBerlin and

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Leslie Lamb

Leslie Lamb earned her B.A from Haverford College. She began her career in Wealth Management at Brown Brothers Harriman in New York City. In 2019, Leslie joined crypto finance firm Amber Group as Head of Institutional Sales in Hong Kong. Leslie is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at CoinFLEX, a crypto derivatives exchange, and host

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