Andreas M. Antonopoulos (Keynote)

Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin”, published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin and “The Internet of Money”, a book about why bitcoin matters. As an engaging

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Sam Bankman-Fried (Keynote)

Before founding Alameda and then FTX, Sam was a trader on Jane Street Capital’s international ETF desk. He traded a variety of ETFs, futures, currencies, and equities, and designed their automated OTC trading system. He graduated from MIT with a degree in physics.

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Yele Bademosi (Keynote)

Yele Bademosi is the Founder of Bundle Africa. Bundle is an Africa-focused social payments app for cash and crypto, aiming to drive crypto adoption in Africa and bringing more economic freedom and prosperity to all Africans. Yele is focused on developing the blockchain ecosystem in Africa, accelerating Africa’s transition into a sustainable and developed economy

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Charles Hoskinson (Keynote)

Charles Hoskinson is a Colorado-based technology entrepreneur and mathematician. He attended Metropolitan State University of Denver and University of Colorado Boulder to study analytic number theory before moving into cryptography through industry exposure. His professional experience includes founding three cryptocurrency-related start-ups – Invictus Innovations, Ethereum and IOHK – and he has held a variety of

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Jack Lu

Jack Lu is an early investor in Bitcoin and Ethereum. He is a pioneer of the blockchain industry and serial entrepreneur. Jack is best known for his work as Founder and CEO of Wanchain, the world’s premiere decentralised blockchain interoperability solution. He also co-founded Factom and served as its CTO.

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Denelle Dixon

Denelle Dixon is the CEO and Executive Director of the Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit organization using blockchain to unlock the world’s economic potential by making money more fluid, markets more open, and people more empowered. Before joining Stellar, Dixon served as COO of Mozilla, one of the most successful mission-driven open-source organizations. Throughout her

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Stani Kulechov

Stani Kulechov is the Founder and CEO of Aave, an open source and non-custodial money market protocol to earn interest on deposits and borrow assets. Stani was studying law at the University of Helsinki when he first got into Ethereum and he started exploring how it could impact the traditional financial system. In 2017, Stani

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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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Alex Mashinsky

Alex is one of the inventors of VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) with a foundational patent dating back to 1994 and is now working on MOIP (Money Over Internet Protocol) technology. Over 35 patents have been issued to Alex, relating to exchanges, VOIP protocols, messaging and communication. Alex is a serial entrepreneur and founder of

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Tanya Knowles

Tanya Knowles is the Country Manager of Binance South Africa, world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume. Her previous roles have included working as the Business Manager of Adhara, a global provider of liquidity management and international payment solutions for decentralised financial networks and the Managing Executive of Fractal Solutions at Strate (Pty) Ltd, where

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