PREVIOUS SPEAKERS

Crypto Fest 2023 - In-Person Edition

Kieno Kammies (Master of Ceremonies)

Co-founder of Innovation City

Hannes Wessels

General Manager of Southern and Francophone Africa at Binance

Adrian Hope-Bailie

CEO of Fynbos

Yvonne Kagondu

Co-founder Kushite ICP Hub

Zakaria Ellaoui

Senior Solution Architect at Chainalysis

Michael Burke

Sales Director at Fireblocks

Christo de Wit

Country Manager South Africa at Luno

Nolwazi Hlophe

Senior Fintech Specialist at Financial Sector Conduct Authority South Africa

Nonkululeko Musa Ntuli

Consultant at IQbusiness and Governor of H.E.R. DAO South Africa

Nick French

Founder of MetaCap

Cayla Murray

Member of the Provincial Legislature for the Western Cape Provincial Parliament

Wesley Diphoko

Editor In Chief at Fast Company SA

Devon Krantz

Founder and CEO at Web3 Sanctuary

Gideon Greaves

Managing Director for Africa at CV VC

Gideon Rossouw

Executive: Web3 Enablement at Nedbank

Norbert Amankwaa Adomako

Chief of Communications at Metis

Badi Sudhakaran

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at VALR.com

Rob Downes

Head of Digital Assets, CIB Africa at ABSA

Aeryn Quarmby

COO and Co-Founder at Xion Global

Grey Jabesi

Founder of Crypto University

Dominic Obojkovits

Chief Engineer at Dark Fusion

Monica Singer

Strategic Advisor and South African Lead at ConsenSys

Mic Mann

CEO at Africarare, Ubuntuland

Zulekha Cara

Head of Liquidity and Trading at Yellow Card Financial

Rikki Barnes

Head - Blockchain Enabler at FNB South Africa

Crypto Fest 2022 - Hybrid Edition

Kieno Kammies (Master of Ceremonies)

Co-founder of Innovation City

Alderman James Vos

Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Growth in the City of Cape Town

Michael Jordan (Keynote Speaker)

Business Development for Polygon Enterprise

Hannes Wessels

General Manager of Southern and Francophone Africa at Binance

Nolu Mashologu (Keynote Speaker)

Business Development at FTX Africa

Wiehann Olivier (Keynote Speaker)

Audit Partner and Digital Asset Lead for Mazars South Africa

Sebastian Stent

Product Marketing Manager for Web3 at Opera

Michael Deon

Web 3 | Unity Game Developer | Artist

Sibusiso Leope AKA DJ Sbu

Businessman, Artist, DJ

Mandla Magagula

Chief Technology Officer at Libex

Wesley Diphoko

Editor In Chief at Fast Company SA

Wayne van Niekerk

Business Development at Linum Labs

Llew Claasen

Managing Partner at Newtown Partners

Daniel Kimber

Co-founder of Bakari AG

Yaliwe Soko

Chairwoman of the United Africa Blockchain Association

Dirk van Loggerenberg

CEO of FutureFin

Ernest Mbenkum

Founder and CEO of Interstellar Inc. and Founder of the Bantu Blockchain Foundation

Devon Krantz

Founder and CEO at Web3 Sanctuary

Sean Roberts

Founder and CEO of Sean Roberts (Pty) Ltd

Ahren Posthumus

CEO and Founder at Momint

Arno Carstens

Musician and Artist

Glenn Gillis

CEO and Co-Founder of Sea Monster

Gideon Greaves

Managing Director for Africa at CV VC

Craig Chitima

Digital Designer

Kyle Brown

Co-Founder of Eighteen Coffee, Former Professional Rugby Player (South African Sevens player with South African Rugby Union)

Anushka Soma-Patel

Product Manager of Ecosystems for Atala Prism at Input Output (IOHK)

Rayn Derksen

Head: Blockchain & Special Projects at Nedbank

Adele Jones

Lead Architect: Information Security and Blockchain at Nedbank

Tobie van der Spuy

Co-Founder at Block Markets Africa (BMA)

Simon Dingle

CEO at Inves Capital

Steven Boykey Sidley

Director at Bridge Capital and Author

Stephen Young

CEO and Co-Founder of NFTfi

Norbert Amankwaa Adomako

Chief of Communications at Metis

Badi Sudhakaran

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at VALR.com

Rikki Barnes

Head - Blockchain Enabler at FNB South Africa

Modibe Matsepane

Community and Education Manager for Africa at Paxful

Crypto Fest 2021 - Virtual Edition

James Preston – MC

GlobalCrypto.tv Co-Founder and Comms Manager at Zeitgeist

Justin Sun (Keynote)

Founder of TRON

Sandeep Nailwal (Keynote)

Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer at Polygon (previously Matic Network)

Raoul Pal (Keynote)

CEO and Co-Founder of Real Vision

Michael Wu (Keynote)

Co-Founder and CEO of Amber Group

Maarja Pärt (Keynote)

CEO of Yolo Group (formerly Coingaming Group) and Board Member at Yolo Investments

Nevin Freeman

CEO and Co-founder of Reserve

Logan Saether

Founder and CEO at Zeitgeist

Tim Heath (Keynote)

Founder of Yolo Group (formerly Coingaming Group) and General Partner of Yolo Investments

Kwon Park

Chief Strategy Officer of Bittrex Global

Tito Cookey-Gam

Investment Associate at Global Ventures

Zindzi Kibiku

Africa's Regional Lead and Host at FINTECH.TV

Markus Franke

Partner at cLabs

Dominic Williams

Founder and Chief Scientist at DFINITY

Jennifer Sanasie

CMO at Streambed Media and Co-Host of The Hash on CoinDesk

Alon Muroch

CEO and Founder at Blox Staking

Samantha Yap

Founder and CEO of YAP Global

Dean Thomas

Head of Institutional Capital at Polygon (formerly Matic)

Paula Pettit

Chief Commercial Officer at Linum Labs

Anil Hansjee

General Partner at Fabric Ventures

Sunil Singhvi

Chief Business Development Officer at Rarible

Layah Heilpern

Author of Undressing Bitcoin and Host of The Layah Heilpern Show

Felix Hartmann

Managing Partner of Hartmann Capital

Jonathan Ovadia

Co-Founder and CEO at OVEX

brantly.eth

Director of Operations at Ethereum Name Service (ENS)

Stephen Fluin

Head of Developer Relations at Chainlink Labs

Oyewole Joledo

Sr. Manager, Growth - Partnerships for Paxful

Victor Mapunga

Co-Founder and CEO at FlexFinTx

Samy Karim

Binance Smart Chain Ecosystem Development at Binance

Sebastian Sonntag

CEO of LocalBitcoins.com

Junjia He

Technical Lead at QuarkChain

Thessy Mehrain

Co-Founder of Liquality

Alex Melikhov

Founder and CEO at Equilibrium

Leslie Lamb

Chief Marketing Officer at CoinFLEX

Michael Wagner

Co-Founder and CEO of Star Atlas

Tarun Malik

Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder at UniLend Finance

Adriana Hamacher

Director, Hipgeeks Media

Marcos Boschetti (Keynote)

CEO of Nelogica Sistemas de Software Ltda

Jake Browatzke

YouTuber - On Chain Gaming

PREVIOUS SPEAKERS

Crypto Fest 2020 - Virtual Edition

James Preston – MC

GlobalCrypto.tv Co-Founder and Comms Manager at Zeitgeist

Ray Youssef – Keynote

CEO and Co-Founder of Paxful
Taylor Monahan

Taylor Monahan

Founder & CEO of MyCrypto

Tone Vays

Content Creator, Derivatives Trader and Consultant

Eduardo Antuña Díez

Co-founder and Project Lead at DAppNode

Emi Lorincz

Director Sales and Business Development at Ledger

Andy Flury

Founder and CEO of AlgoTrader

Nathaniel Luz

Lead at Dash Nigeria
Manuel Ferrari

Manuel Ferrari

Co-Founder Money On Chain

Wiehann Olivier (Keynote Speaker)

Audit Partner and Digital Asset Lead for Mazars South Africa

Illia Polosukhin

Co-founder at NEAR Protocol

María Paula Fernández

Advisor at Golem Factory GmbH and Founder and Managing Director of ETHBerlin

Gabriel Kurman

Master Advocate at IOV Labs
Brenton Naicker

Brenton Naicker

Business Development Manager, Binance (South Africa)

Chris Thomas

Head of Digital Assets at Swissquote Bank

Lior Lamesh

Co-founder and CEO of GK8

Richard de Sousa

Founder and CEO of AltCoinTrader

Tegan Kline

Business Development and GRT Relations for The Graph

Sahabia Yakubu

Ambassador for MakerDAO and Founder and CEO at Defi Africa

Farzam Ehsani

CEO and Co-Founder of VALR.com

Roselyne Wanjiru

Director of Growth and User Acquisitions at Pesabase
Jason Tucker-Feltham

Jason Tucker-Feltham

Founder and CEO of Venrai

Georges Foaleng

Founder of Foaleng and Sonwa and Senior Risk Analyst at the Central Bank of Cameroon
Ivars Zukovskis

Ivars Zukovskis

Chief Compliance Officer for bitFlyer Europe

Monica Singer

Strategic Advisor and South African Lead at ConsenSys

Hakim Mamoni

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Knabu

Liam James Kelly

Editorial Manager at Crypto Briefing

Robin Philip

Co-Founder at African Payments and Digital Currency Consulting and Team Lead for Decentralized Cape Town Chapter of "Institute for the Future" of the University of Nicosia

Mriganka Pattnaik

Co-Founder and CEO at Merkle Science

Oyewole Joledo

Sr. Manager, Growth - Partnerships for Paxful

Modibe Matsepane

Community and Education Manager for Africa at Paxful

PREVIOUS SPEAKERS

Crypto Fest 2019 - In-Person | Cape Town, South Africa

Richard de Sousa

Richard de Sousa

Founder of AltCoinTrader

Connie Gallippi

Founder and Executive Director at BitGive Foundation
Marius Reitz

Marius Reitz

General Manager for Africa at Luno
Graeme Tennant

Graeme Tennant

Financial Analyst at AvantCore (Pty) Ltd and SA Crypto
John Lombela

John Lombela

Founder and Managing Director of Cryptovecs Capital
Athena Yu

Athena Yu

Executive Director of Binance Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF)

Vojtech Simetka

Co-founder of Blockchain for Humanity and Giveth
Abe Cambridge

Abraham Cambridge

Founder and CEO of The Sun Exchange
Warren Gray

Warren Gray

Co-founder of OpenMint and Blockstarters
Piotr Tylczynski

Piotr Tylczynsk

Senior VP Global Business Development at MineBest

Jurgen Kuhnel

Co-founder and CEO of Xago

Rocelo Lopes

Founder of CoinBR, CEO of Stratum and CoinPY

Louis Buys

Co-founder and Co-CEO of Revix

Lorien Gamaroff

Founder/CEO of Bankymoon and Co-founder/CEO of Centbee

Farzam Ehsani

CEO and Co-Founder of VALR.com

Martin Harris

Trader and Market Analyst at IG

James Preston

Managing Editor at SA Crypto

Prof. Angela Itzikowitz

Director at ENSafrica’s Banking and Finance Department
Earl Loxton, DCX Capital

Earle Loxton

Founder at DCX Capital

Khaya Maloney

Country Manager of South Africa for OKEx

Shantnu Saxena

EVP at Huobi MENA

Claire Hall

MC for Women in Crypto Meetup, Sydney

Grey Jabesi

Founder of Crypto University