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Jeff GarzikSenior Software Engineer at BitPay. Bitcoin core developer, involved with Bitcoin since July 2010. Jeff has spent almost two decades engineering open source software, including GNOME, Linux kernel and now Bitcoin. He is the author of picocoin, pynode, cpuminer, and many other Bitcoin related software.
Tony GallippiCo-founder and CEO of BitPay, an automated payment processing system for Bitcoin. It enables online merchants to accept bitcoins, as a form of payment, just as easily they accept payments from credit cards, debit cards, or Paypal. Tony is past District Sales Manager at Aerotech, Regional Sales Manager at Industrial Devices Corporation, and a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Nicolas CaryCEO at Blockchain.info. Nicolas loves the free-market spirit behind Bitcoin and has been a believer in it since the beginning. Nicolas brings inspired insight and a unique skill set of creative passion and ethical, pragmatic, thought leadership to his role at Blockchain.info.
Anthony Di Iorio
Anthony Di IorioCo-founder of the Ethereum Project and KryptoKit, a founding member, Executive Director & Board member of the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada (BAC), founder of Toronto Bitcoin Meetup, and founder of Decentral, a 5500 square foot co-working space and accelerator for decentralized / blockchain technologies located in the heart of down-town Toronto, Canada.
Eddy TraviaCo-founder & Chief Startup Officer at Seedcoin a Bitcoin startup incubator. Global cryptocurrency advocate. Founder of Bitcoin Institute, Eddy has lived in China for eight years where he has managed private equity funds and advised funds and corporations on international M&A deals in retail, FMCG and new media.
Trace MayerTrace is an entrepreneur, investor, journalist and monetary scientist who is a leading expert on Bitcoin and gold with regular media appearances. He has presented on Bitcoin to a wide variety of audiences including members of the Federal Reserve, Bundesbank, major financial institutions, the IRS, FBI, FTC, HNWIs, conferences and many others on the topics of Bitcoin, cyber security, financial cryptography, digital currency and entrepreneurship.
Celso PittaCEO/CTO at BTCJam, the first global peer-to-peer lending network powered by Bitcoin. Before developing BTCJam and landing in Silicon Valley to prove the disruptive potential of Bitcoin, Celso built cryptographic systems for Visa and Citibank EDI platforms.
Juan LlanosChief Transparecy Officer at Bitreserve. Certified anti-money laundering specialist since 2003, Juan has over a decade's experience of building and managing AML/CFT and regulatory compliance programs for multiple international jurisdictions.
Sarah BlincoeProject Manager at The Bit Drop, which will send Bitcoin via SMS texting to every resident on Dominica, a Caribbean commonwealth island with a population of over 70,000, thus creating the world’s largest and highest density Bitcoin community. Sarah has combined her love for bitcoin, photography & freedom and founded Bitcoin Beauties.
Bruce FentonPresident at Atlantic Financial Inc. and Bitcoin Association founder. Prior to founding Atlantic Financial, Bruce worked for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter (formerly Dean Witter) starting in 1992. At Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, he was a specialist in managed accounts and one of the youngest stockbrokers ever to work for the company.
Connie GallippiConnie has a background in strategic consulting, policy, funding assistance, and program management for non-profit organisations in California. Ms. Gallippi founded the BitGive Foundation after learning about Bitcoin in its early years, recognizing the potential for significant value increase and capital formation, and having a desire to direct some of the gains towards charitable causes worldwide.
Matthew RoszakMatthew is co-founder, vice chairman and president of SilkRoad Equity, a global private investment firm. He is also co-founder of SilkRoad technology, a leading cloud-based human capital management software company, and served as its CFO for its first five years of operation.
Sergio LernerCryptographer and computer security specialist from Argentina. In the last years Sergio also became a Bitcoin security researcher and reporter of several Bitcoin vulnerabilities. He is founder of Certimix, which provides gambling and online games technology.
Andrew IttlemanFounder and Partner of Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph. Andrew concentrates his practice in the areas of White Collar Criminal Defense, Anti-Money Laundering compliance, and Food and Drug Law. Mr. Ittleman litigates extensively against the United States government in civil and criminal matters.
Sebastian SerranoCo-founder and CEO of BitPagos, Bitcoin merchant processor. Entrepreneur and developer. BitPagos emerged out of the Boost VC accelerator in 2013 and has funding from a list of investors that includes Pantera Capital, venture capitalist Tim Draper, SecondMarket CEO Barry Silbert and the Boost Bitcoin Fund, among others.
Aaron KoenigOrganiser of the Bitcoin Exchange Berlin (BXB), film producer and director, Aaron has been active in the Internet industry since 1994. He is the managing director of Bitfilm, a film production and distribution company for moving images on the web and mobile devices, and the head of marketing of Bits of Proof, a company that develops software solutions for Bitcoin enterprises.
Hugo Cuevas-MohrDirector at Mohr World Consulting. Hugo Cuevas-Mohr, a native of Guatemala, has over 20 years in the money transfer industry. He built one of the largest money transfer companies in Latin America which he sold in 2007. He also worked with several Money Transfer Companies in the US.
Alexandre LinharesDirector-General of the Brazilian Chapter of the Club of Rome. In 2000 Alexandre joined the Brazilian School of Business & Public Administration. In 2002, he was selected by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, as the representative for Brazil at the Kyoto debates on international terrorism (meeting with representatives of 35 countries). In 2004, he joined the tt30, the young Think Tank of the Club of Rome.
Johann GeversCo-founder and CEO of Monetas, decentralised system for financial and legal transactions. Johann is an entrepreneur with twenty years’ experience in business, finance, and technology. He is founder and chairman of several industry associations, including the Digital Finance Compliance Association, and the visionary and driving force behind the Crypto Valley project.
Jorge AriasMundoBitcoin cofounder, providing education in technical analysis for individuals and companies looking to trade with Bitcoin. Jorge is a Forex trader with over 8 years of experience.
Fernando UlrichAustrian economist, liberty practitioner, monetary theory scholar and cryptocurrency enthusiast. Fernando has written the first book in portuguese about Bitcoin called "Bitcoin, a moeda na era digital".
Rodrigo BatistaCEO at Mercado Bitcoin, Brazil's Bitcoin exchange. Rodrigo has long experience both in financial markets and technology. Was responsible for the electronic trading of shares of Santander and developer of trading robots in Morgan Stanley.
Tatiana MorozTatiana is a guitarist and songwriter who sings about the theme of human liberty. She will be performing at the conference.
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