chief guest

H. E. Dr. Jerry Sambuaga

Vice Minister of Trade,

Republic of Indonesia UP

SPEAKERS

Illia has more than 10 years of industry experience, including 3 years at Google where he was a major TensorFlow contributor and managed the team building question-answering capabilities for the core Google search, as well as an author of several notable research papers.

Illia Polosukhin

Co-Founder,

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

CTO,

DFINITY Foundation

Mance has more than 20 years of strategic leadership experience in multi-national corporations, government agencies, and high-tech startups. His prior experience includes serving as the Head of Architecture and Labs at Ping Identity, Founder and CEO of two tech startups, among others.

Mance Harmon

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

USA

Hassan is an experienced operator and investor in web3 and fintech. Prior to Coinbase, Hassan served a dual role at GoTo Group as Chief Executive Officer of Coins.ph, the leading crypto brokerage in the Philippines, and Head of Strategy for Gopay in Indonesia.

Hassan Ahmed

Regional Director of Southeast Asia,

Coinbase

Singapore

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

With over 15 years of professional experience in multi-national organisations, Bidyut has taken on senior-management positions in media, entertainment, telecommunications, automotive, utility and aviation across markets such as Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Taiwan, India, Thailand and Vietnam.

Bidyut Dumra

Executive Director, Head of Innovation & Ecosystems,

DBS

Singapore

Arjun is a Business person by training, but an engineer at heart. He enjoys problem solving and working with cutting edge technology and his current objective is to help blockchain developers build for scalability and great user experience with the help of Polygon's Layer-2 scaling solution.

Arjun Kalsy

VP - Growth,

Polygon

India

Daniel Oon is Head of DeFi at Algorand Foundation. Before Algorand, Daniel was project manager at TZ APAC managing Tezos' portfolio of grants in Asia Pacific across all verticals. Prior to Tezos, Daniel also spent some time at Deloitte Consulting.

Daniel Oon

Head of DeFi,

Algorand Foundation

Singapore

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,

Tranglo

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,

Kaiko

Singapore

Charles has over 10 years of experience in venture capital investing across blockchain, fintech and consumer technology sectors. He is a blockchain enthusiast, and enjoys working with startups in this space to help them grow.

Charles Kok

Director,

UOB Venture Management

Singapore

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

Co-founder, Chief Growth Officer - M3TA Inc,

Chief Strategy, Vietnam – Huobi Vietnam

Daniel combines 20+ years of experience of financial technology management in UBS, Close Brothers, Barclays Capital and HSBC with more than six years of entrepreneurial experience as founder of Lightbulb Capital, advising financial institutions and start-ups on blockchain strategies.

Daniel Liebau

Chief Investment Officer,

Modular Blockchain Fund at Modular Asset Management

Singapore

Blain has lived and worked throughout Europe from 2005-2009 including Paris and Zurich where he ran the Haunch of Venison gallery, prior to joining Sedition at the start of 2013. His wide experience in the art market has informed his current role in developing the concept of art collecting in the digital age at Sedition.

Rory Blain

Director,

Sedition

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,

Coinstore

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

Co-founder,

CACHE Gold

Singapore

Corey Wilton is the co-founder of Mirai Labs, the studio that created the popular game Pegaxy. Corey founded his first company within the crypto space in 2018, a customer support company designed to assist ICO start-ups with their customer service.

Corey Wilton

Co-Founder,

Mirai Labs

In addition to his current role, Tobias is also a start-up mentor for APX, PlugAndPlay, NUMA New York, Alchemist Accelerator, and a Venture Partner of Republic. He has also worked in the investment team of Chinaccelerator, one of the global elite accelerator programs operated by the venture fund SOSV with $907M+ AUM in China.

Tobias Bauer

Principal,

Blockchain Founders Fund

Singapore

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,

Gemini

Singapore

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,

Coinbase

Singapore

Experienced in economics and finance, Snape founded a consultancy that offered services to traditional businesses to understand blockchain technology. He is now seen as a technologist, innovator, consultant, and seed investor.

Haydn Snape

Founder and CEO,

Decentralised Investment Group (DIG)

Starting at an early age Alex had a high aptitude for computers and programming. Alex has been working on the blockchain for 6 years after falling in love with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and what Crypto currency stands for.

Alex Van Hulle

Chief Technology Officer,

Redlight Finance

Over the last four years, Ilya has created an inner Mail.ru start-up from scratch to more than $20 million in revenue and a team of more than 200 employees. Also, he is an ex-Head of Product and CTO for Fintech – a cloud accounting Service rated #1 in Russia with over 500 thousand corporate clients.

Ilya Letunov

Co-founder,

Midas.Investments

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, APAC

Copper.co

APAC

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

Co-founder,

Duelist King & APAC DAO

Hagen has extensive experience advising on financial regulatory matters. His practice covers a broad range of areas, including financial services licensing and approvals, conduct of business and regulatory change projects working with banks, payment services firms, digital asset exchanges and dealers to name a few.

Hagen Rooke

Partner,

Reed Smith

Singapore

Brain has received a Masters in Business Law from the prestigious National Law School, Bangalore, and an MBA in Business Finance. Prior to CoinDCX, Brain worked across multiple fintech companies such as Paytm, Razorpay and IndiaForex.

Brian Kuttikat

Director for Business and Strategic Alliances,

CoinDCX

India

A forward thinker, Paul is a passionate entrepreneur and established himself as a successful investor very early on in his career. During his career, Paul has built a solid network and was instrumental in securing the partnership between Solidus Technologies and Soft Galaxy international.

Paul Farhi

Founder & Head of UK Operations,

Solidus Ai Tech

While beginning her communications career in the fashion and beauty industries, Cecilia’s passion for decentralized technologies led her to found yourPRstrategist, a boutique blockchain, crypto, Web3 and emerging tech consultancy that is a 2020/21 Technology Innovator Award winner in the media and PR categories.

CECILIA WONG

Founder,

yourPRstrategist

Anshuman is a securities services, asset servicing, and post-trade expert specializing in custody, transfer agency, blockchain, and digital ledgers. Previously, he performed a MAS regulated role as Head of Fund Trustee and Regional Head of Product for Securities Services at Standard Chartered Bank.

Anshuman Asthana

Head of Post-Trade,

Marketnode

Zhuang is a serial entrepreneur with experience in institutional product structuring and also been involved in building technologies in the blockchain and crypto space since 2016. He is also the current President Society of Financial Services Professionals.

HongZhuang Lim

CEO,

ShuttleOne

Augustino ended his career in the banking industry in 2016 as a branch manager in Semarang. After that he continues his journey as a consultant for foreign companies and starting to invest in few local and foreign startup companies.

Agustino Wibisono

CEO,

Sangkara Misa

Anju is a former banking executive with over two decades of experience with Citibank and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in global leadership roles including Global Chief Innovation Officer, Chief Risk Officer, and Chief Operating Officer.

Anju Patwardhan

Managing Partner,

CreditEase Fintech VC Fund

Prior to Crypto.com Capital, Ben was an Investment Banking Analyst in Citi's Asia Equity Capital Markets desk in Singapore - where he dealt with ECM, private capital, and SPAC transactions across Asia. Ben holds a BBA (Honours) from NUS Business School.

Ben Wee

Vice President,

Crypto.com Capital

Dumitrel works at the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he is working in the Singapore Blockchain Innovation Programme (SBIP). Previously, Dumitrel conducted research at the intersection of blockchains and databases, applying techniques such as sharding and transaction management.

Dumitrel Loghin

Research Assistant Professor in School of Computing (SoC),

NUS - SBIP

Ee Ling is also the Co-Founder of Young Founders Summit, a program and platform for Gen Z entrepreneurs to convene, get trained, mentored, and supported. She's also launching MAD Angels DAO, a collective of experts, investors, and changemakers in sustainability.

Ee Ling, LIM

Executive Director,

Global Programs - 500 Global

Alex possess 25 years of entrepreneurial, business development and global expansion experience, launching ventures in 6 regions from scratch and making 2 M&A in LATAM and MENA.

Alex Mukhin

Co-Founder and Managing Partner,

Cryptomeria Capital

Daniel is a video game pro and started ProtoReality to advance true mobile gaming with the promise of Web 3. ProtoReality focusses on the future state of gaming, entertainment and interaction using Solana blockchain tech. Flagship title DO119 due to be released soon (MMORPG).

Daniel Muller

CEO and Co-Founder,

ProtoReality Games

Will is a serial entrepreneur who started his entrepreneurial journey in Silicon Valley in 2011. With his knowledge from studying Artificial Intelligence at Stanford University, Will is on a mission of building a human-centered platform through the newest technologies.

Will Lee

Chairman and Founder,

InterOpera

official emcee

Tam spent years building and cultivating new technology for adoption as strategic marketing director in blockchain and logistics industry. As the host of a technology-focus podcast, her works revolve around promoting technology to the public mass.

Tam Nguyen

Marketing Director,

ShuttleOne