Illia Polosukhin


NEAR Protocol

Jan has published over 130 widely cited papers and was granted about 140 patents worldwide. He has received a number of awards for his work, including the 2010 ACM SIGSAC outstanding innovation award, the 2013 IEEE computer society technical achievement award, and the 2018 IFIP Kristian Beckman award.

Jan Camenisch


DFINITY Foundation

Mance Harmon

Co-CEO - Swirlds Labs, Co-Founder - Hedera,


Hassan Ahmed

Regional Director of Southeast Asia,



Prior to her current roles, Lisa was Head of International Growth at Coins.ph, Global Director of Financial Services for the Grameen Foundation, based out of Uganda and then the Philippines and was also a member of the boards of Musoni and Juhudi Kilimo in Kenya.

Lisa Kienzle

Senior Director of Strategic Projects, Ripple & Chief Business Officer of International Markets,


With over 14 years of experience in the payments industry, he has led transformation and product development programmes. He also specialises in partner integration and played a key role in the seamless integration between Tranglo’s in-house payment system and Ripple’s On-Demand Liquidity solution in 2021.

Marcus Tan

SVP of Business Development and Product,


Arjun Kalsy

VP - Growth,



Ken Chia has over a decade of experience in finance and in crypto, including 5 years at J.P. Morgan. Ken is currently the Head of APAC at Abra, focused on HNW and Institutional Sales. Previously COO at Tokenomy, Ken is also experienced in exchange operations, risk management and institutional business development.

Ken Chia

Head of APAC,


Amy has been investing in crypto since 2016 into crypto venture and hedge funds, tokens (Defi, gaming, L1/L2), early projects and NFTs. She also is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities for Ocular, as well as providing crypto community coverage in SEA, China and US. Amy is also a member of the Bankless DAO.

Amy Zhao

Lead, Ocular Fund,

Openspace Ventures

Daniel Oon

Head of DeFi,

Algorand Foundation


Previously, Rawson spent 7 years at Temasek investing in enterprise software, consumer internet, and fintech across the USA and Southeast Asia and has had a previous stint with Credit Suisse M&A group in New York.

Rawson Haverty


Reflection Digital


Most recently, Kit served as CEO of the wealth management platform Lu (LuFax) in Singapore and opened the Hong Kong office. Prior to that, he served as Chief Product Officer and CEO of OVO — Indonesia’s first banking, loyalty and payments app, which he helped, as CEO, to develop from a fintech start-up.

Kit Wong

CEO - eToro Singapore, Managing Director - eToro Asia,


Previously, Katherine was the Global Marketing Head for Liquid.com, the world’s first global cryptocurrency platform regulated in Japan, that provides high performance trading and exchange services for digital currencies.

Katherine Ng

Head of APAC Marketing,



Sean is currently Head of APAC at Kaiko. Previously he spent 30 years working in investment banking: as CEO and Country Head Japan and CEO and Country Head Australia for ABN AMRO Clearing, APAC Regional Head of ETD Operations for UBS, and APAC Head of Collateral Management for Deutsche Bank.

Sean Lawrence

Head of APAC,



Cris is an experienced digital strategist, with more than 12 years’ track-record of building ventures, both as a business CEO and management consultant, he has handled an extensive full-cycle driving deal execution from strategy to integration, taken care of public sector to enterprise, corporate and SME accounts

Cris D Tran

Chief Strategy & Growth Officer - M3TA,

Managing Director - Viet Nam Startup Investment Fund (VNSIF)

Daniel Liebau

Chief Investment Officer,

Modular Blockchain Fund at Modular Asset Management


Rory Blain



James had a decorated banking career in the Financial Services industry for more than 10 years. In the course of his career, he has covered both B2B and B2C sectors consisting of high-net-worth businesses with top commercial and private banking institutions overseas and in Singapore, before joining Coinstore.

James Toh

Global Head of Business Development,


Gregor has over 20 years of software development experience, having been a business intelligence consultant for major MNCs and a data architect for Commerzbank AG building custom derivatives structured products for financial institutions.

Gregor Gregersen




Corey Wilton


Mirai Labs

Tobias Bauer


Blockchain Founders Fund


Prior to Gemini, Feroze has had over 15 years of experience as a derivatives structurer and trader for foreign exchange, interest rates and commodities (Crude Oil & Refined Products).

Feroze Medora

Director of Trading,



Prior to joining Coinbase, Adam worked in Institutional Sales for Natwest Markets, and before that State Street Global Markets, where he marketed a range of Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange products and derivatives to global institutional investors. He also led Natwest Market’s electronic-FX distribution efforts in the APAC region.

Adam Rubinsztajn

Institutional Sales,



Haydn Snape

Founder and CEO,

Decentralised Investment Group (DIG)

Alex Van Hulle

Chief Technology Officer,

Redlight Finance

Ilya Letunov



Prior to this, he was an analyst and investor of distressed corporate situations for 17 years, starting his career with investment banks such as JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs, later joining a US hedge fund Davidson Kempner Capital Management, and co-founding 3D Investment Partners in Singapore, with nearly US$1bn in AUM.

Takatoshi Shibayama

Head of Sales,



In addition to her current roles, Nicole was also the ASEAN Vice-chair of the Global Impact Fintech (GIFT) think tank and was a speaker at over 20+ international conferences, and was interviewed by Forbes, the Business Times Singapore and South China Morning Post as a blockchain thought leader.

Nicole Nguyen


Duelist King & APAC DAO