Our Speakers

Mohan

Founder at BlockchainHub consulting
Techno Legal Experts,BlockchainEnthusiast,Founder of IT firm C.B.Online,Digital Marketing Firm(The Seocompanyusa),Legal consulting firm ( Finlaw consultancy) & founder of Blockchainhubconsulting.More than 17years of IT & Legal industry expertise.

Samson Williams

Partner, Axes & Eggs - a cryptocurrency mining operation & blockchain consultancy
Samson williams is a classically trained anthropologist, entrepreneur and finance expert who is happy to share the business and startup lessons he’s paid the iron price for. Specialties include: fintech,digital transformation,crowdfunding, blockchain use cases, cryptocurrency regulations, initial coin offerings and explaining all the above, in plain English, to investors, government officials, small children and c-suite executives.

Ms. N. S. Nappinai

Advocate at Supreme Court & Bombay High Court
A pioneer in the field cyber laws, Ms. N. S. Nappinai, who commenced Practice in 1991, specializes in Constitutional Law, Criminal, Cyber laws, Intellectual Property Laws, Corporate and Commercial Laws. Ms. Nappinai appears extensively before the Supreme Court of India and the Bombay High Court.

Ms. Nappinai is a speaker at International & National Seminars on Cyber Laws & Cyber Security; Visiting Faculty at National Judicial Academy & State Judicial Academies & at IIT, Mumbai & IIMs; Prolific writer with publications inter alia in Times of India & "thewire.in";

Prasanna Lohar

Head of Technology- Innovation & Architecture at DCB BANK
Innovation is my passion. Collaboration is my attitude. Execution is my action. Architecture is my Forte. Currently I am working as Innovation Head & Technical Architect at DCB Bank. I am practicing Innovation Implementation & Architecture Orchestration at DCB. I have launched Global Innovation program – “DCB Bank Innovation Carnival”. It will bring on Unique Experience of Innovation generation thru Hackathons & Accelerator programs in India. I am associated with Many Accelerators & Partners to practice Open innovation thru Hackathons & at Various Education institutes. I am working with various FINTECH , BLOCKCHAIN , INNOVATION Forum in India to create a Robust Innovation Ecosystem in India. As part of DCB’s Digital Transformation, I am closely associated with New & latest technology Assimilation, Experimentation, Innovative Customer Servicing & Engagement, Robust Architecture Implementation, Fintech & Startup Alignment, Open Innovation practices, Collaboration with other Banks on Blockchain initiatives. At DCB I have worked as Digital Bank Head & I am Part of various deliveries like India’s first Aadhaar & Biometric enabled ATM, Paperless A/c Opening - Zippi, India’s first Omni-Channel Framework for Bank, Mobile banking & Mobile Apps, Internet Banking Initiative, Unified Payment Interface (UPI), Bharat Bill Payment,API Management, Switch & Cards relevant initiatives. I have Over 17 Years of Industry Experience in Engineering and Development, Product Development, Organization Strategy & Governance, Risk Audit Compliance Management, Business Process Management, Enterprise Architecture, Mobile Apps, Digital Transformation, Fintech, E-Commerce, Payments, Platform and Product Innovation, Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Open Stack, Cloud Computing, Analytics, Big Data, IOT, BlockChain, UI-UX, Product Roadmap Strategy, Business Development In 2016-2017 , I have bagged many Leadership awards TOP 50 CIO, Top 100 Innovative CIOs, Digital Leader of the Year , Top 20 BFSI Leadership award & I have appeared in many BFSI Conferences as Key-Note Speaker.

Ismail Malik

Founder & Ceo Blockchain Lab
Ismail Malik is an ICO strategist and chairman of Blockchain Lab in London, UK. Blockchain Lab acts a specialized crypto development project partner for existing DLT projects. The Lab has a strong focus on R & D, primarily researching, secure embedded smart contract trusted execution environments on the Ethereum, Bitcoin and Corda blockchains. He is also an editor in chief of ICO Crowd, Worlds first publication for the ICO industry..

Hen Tekle

Founding partner at Alphachain capital USA
Hen is a successful cryptocurrency angel investor and advisor for token projects. Having left a rewarding career in enterprise IT consulting for major organizations and Fortune companies, Henok now focuses exclusively on investing in presales/ICOs, advising token projects, and connecting with influencers and thought leaders in the blockchain industry. Henok has cultivated an international network of blockchain-focused professionals and has attended many industry events in his travels to over 50 countries.

Raj Chowdhury

MD at HashCash
Raj Chowdhury is the Managing Director of HashCash Consultants. During his tenure at ICICI Bank, as Technology Innovation Head, Raj pioneered the first interbank Trade Finance and Remittance implementations of Blockchain Technology between ICICI Bank in India and Emirates NBD in UAE. Chowdhury is an eminent voice on Blockchain and Crypto-currencies globally and actively engages with policy makers in this area. He is a contributor to Economic Times, Business World and advises industry leaders in adoption of Blockchain.

Vishal Nigam

Chairman, Indian Blockchain Council & CoFounder /CEO at Blockstein
Vishal Nigam is the co-founder/CEO of Blockstein, an end to end blockchain focused company. Blockstein is focused on developing products over Blockchain Technology which includes the Supply Chain, Identify Verification, Document Signing. Vishal is also serving as the Chairman of Indian Blockchain Council. Vishal comes with an extensive background on Blockchain Technology. Vishal is global speaker on blockchain technology. He has been working and designing products which can leverage Blockchain Technology and efficiently solve the problems also at the same time reduces the cost for the companies. Vishal is very well versed with various frameworks which includes Ethereum, Hyper Ledger, Fabric, Iroha, Indy, Chainscript etc. Vishal has trained more than 900+ hours on Blockchain Technology globally to help the audience understand the technology and how to leverage it .

Jen Buakaew

Crypto & ICO Investment Expert
Leading personality, public speaker and voice of progress to the cryptocurrency community and emerging markets. Jen is passionate about leveraging Crypto and Blockchain driven solutions to make a global impact and empower individuals to live life to the fullest.

Sarvesh K. Goorha

CEO & Principal Mentor of IndiaMentors
• Experience of 35 years in Telecom, IT, Education and manufacturing industries. • Mentor with Everwise, USA. Principal Mentor, IndiaMentors.org • Advising Incubation centers under Startup India initiatives at IIT, IIITs and Universities. • Blockchain Technology evangelist and speaker. • Promoted and helped set-up many entrepreneurial projects with Global presence. • Founder of one of the pioneering IT hardware manufacturing Companies in India . Venture funded by World Bank/ GIIC/GVFL, the Company had a successful IPO. Managed restructuring & divestment. • Was responsible for setting up large IT/ Telecom/ BPO/ ITES projects in corporate roles and as a consultant to Fortune 500/ FTSE 100 Companies. • Actively involved with Non-Profit organizations and Climate change management initiatives. • Have published several papers. Member of Academic Councils of well known Universities and a visiting faculty member. • Chairman of Industry Association Committees (MAIT), Member of many Government Committees and Task Force on IT, Software export, Telecom and Education.

Andrew Adcock

Chief Marketing Officer
Crowd for angels
Andrew graduated from University of Westminster and is the Chief Marketing Officer at Crowd for Angels, where he looks after the day-to-day marketing operations. He often attends and speaks at events on Crowdfunding, Alternative Finance and Investment.

Thomas Goslee

Patientory Blockchain Healthcare Director
Patientory Stiftung Crypto Valley, Switzerland
Thomas was a Distributed Ledger Technology (#DLT) and Blockchain early adopter in his work as a Digital Health Consultant, which led him to develop use cases attempting to tackle three of the major concerns in healthcare today, security of patient data, interoperability and exorbitant medical care costs. He is a member of the Crypto Valley and Bitcoin Associations of Switzerland, completed the University of Nicosia Intro to Cryptocurrency prerequisite course for their MSc program and the Dubai, UAE entrepreneur Academy. He also advises several ICO including an upcoming Healthcare ICO in Zurich.

Sudin Baraokar

SBI - Innovation Advisor
Sudin Baraokar is an Emerging Tech Innovator having served in GE, IBM and Barclays. Currently serves as Innovation Advisor to SBI. Has Worked on 70+ Technologies and Platforms. Blockchain Evangelist, Architect and Developer and has Established Bankchain Alliance of 30+ Banks for Blockchain Solutions Global Speaker on Innovations, FutureTech, Artificial Intelligence and Strategy. Avid Golfer, Western music Singer, Researcher on Economics, Finance Sports, Art, History and Human Values

S K Pandey (Director)

Bigtech Infosystem Pvt. Ltd.
S K Pandey is the Director of Bigtech Infosystem Pvt. Ltd. & Bigchance Marketing Pvt. Ltd. India. The have 25 years International marketing experience in Digital marketing, Online Education, Software Development, & Health Product . Presently running www.bigshop.asia where more discount above 5 million product and 10 above services shopping with cryptocurrency. www.bigtech.online India Bitcoin Exchange now start for Bitcoin and other currency trading. There vision is aware digital marketing, Blockchain Technology and cryptocurrency Globally.

DANIEL BRACE

Business Development Director
Invacio’s Operations Director, Daniel is a gifted entrepreneur. He went into business in 2011 and founded a successful contracting company with minimal investment. In his role as Business Development Director he oversaw the process of connecting, networking and meeting with clients to maximise opportunities and turn those opportunities into contracts. A hands-on manager of people and long time friend and confidant of CEO William, he knows an organisation functions most effectively when everybody really cares about the business and what it achieves. He oversees the day to day running of Invacio and is passionate about the potential of AI systems to change the way we do business.

Debra Mcann

Blockchain Expert USA
Debra McCann is a marketing communications expert, specializing in ICO fundraising and investment marketing, with a strong understanding of blockchain technology.

Sivasakthivel Palani

Principal Technical Architect Blockchain COE-TechMahindra
I am a Technology Architect with over 17 years of experience in enterprise architecture across banking, large scale enterprise integration and a technology evangelist on Blockchain. I am a passionate and have hands on experience in development and implementation in various technologies. As a blockchain architect, i am an early adopter and developed key POCs for Automotive, Insurance and banking sector use cases. Recently i have successfully driven a regulatory compliance audit data implementation in production for the largest bank in India using Hyperledger v1.0. My expertise incldue Hyperledger v 1.0, Ethereum, Go, Solidity and Smart contract implementation and node architecture.

I am a certified CITA-F architect and an Azure certified Solution Architect I currently work as Principal architect in Blockchain CoE with Tech Mahindra Ltd and based in Mumbai.

Sean Brizendine

Blockchain Expert USA
Sean Brizendine Has over 7 years experience researching Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology. He ran an early Bitcoin Mining Blog. Volunteered as a CryptoCurrency Forum moderator in the early days. Has solid ties to early adopters and famous developers. He helped Netcoin reach an historic $6 Million Market Cap in its first 100 after launch in the Fall of 2013 plus brought in an Emmy Award Winning Artist to illustrate the Netcoin image. He assisted others in launching many Alternative CryptoCurrencies. He was Rated 5+ POD (Proof of Developer) according to CryptoAsian.

Rajesh Gopi

VP - Products Wanchain
Rajesh joined the tech scene in the mid-90s and witnessed the building of the internet through his contributions to various Operating Systems, Networking Products & Consumer Products at IBM, Sun Microsystems & Freescale Semiconductor. He is convinced that today we are at ground-zero of the next major innovation with the blockchain technology. He strongly believes that every asset will get tokenized and this disruption will lead to new finance. He is thrilled to be a participant of this major transformation. Rajesh also has experience at multiple startups and holds a Masters in Computer Application from NIT Calicut, India and an MBA from McCombs School of Business, UT Austin.

Ravindran Nambiar

CEO at SET
Ravindran has 15+ years of Corporate experience in Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Channel Management, Relationship Acquisition, Relationship Management, Strategic Tie Ups, Team Management and his goal is to put these skill sets in use as Business Head for Sparkle Minds, a HR & Marketing Services Company wanting to establish its presence in the Marketing and Manpower Consulting Business.

Alan TENG, ACIS Chartered Secretary

Director of Blockchain Hub Consulting Pte. Ltd. Partner of Corporate House Group
ALAN TENG is one of the founder of Corporate House Group. He is an Associate of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and he brings with him invaluable corporate secretariats experience in both the private and public listed companies in Singapore. He also specialise in transforming people’s ideas, knowledge and experience into business by assisting people to setup ideal organizational structure in Singapore.

Andrey Reznik

Business advisor Skychain
Current partner of the Department of Assets and Business Estimation of international consulting company “Mazars”. Principle of Strategy and Enterprise Finance management. The member of the board of Directors of the largest Russian telemetry, software, and automated trading equipment development company. The founder of few companies, specialized in Finance services, IT-services and development, automated trading. Education: Finances and loans, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. MBA INSEAD (France).

Sriharsha Narasimhan

Chief Technology Officer, Mission Critical Solutions, Hewlett Packard Enterprise India Pvt. Ltd.
Sriharsha Narasimhan is Chief Technology Officer for Mission Critical Solutions, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. His core responsibilities include driving technology and strategic initiatives, like Zero Latency Enterprise, VLDB, Large CBS benchmark, and Blockchain, for Mission-critical and secure solutions across industry verticals. He is with Hewlett Packard for over 17 years and held multiple roles across strategy, technology, management, and solution architecture.

Emin Mahrt COO at Aeternity

Opportunities building a Blockchain for decentralised apps from scratch.
As the founder of a publishing media company (proud), a Restaurant (Beuster) and two tech start-ups: Dropspot and Abend (30 employees), Emin has been an active entrepreneur since 2008. He is a C-level IT product and Engineering Manager. Within the blockchain space he is an early adopter, an ex-Bitcoin miner, and investor in Ethereum. Emin is the CPO and operations manager for aternity Blockchain.

Nadja Bester

(Head News Editor)
Invest in blockchain
Nadja is a writer and communication specialist and works as head news editor for industry publication Invest in Blockchain, and founder and chief scribe at blockchain and tech communications agency Wordarium. She also serves as editor-in-chief at Altruistech, and is passionate about the interplay between technology and what makes - and keeps - us human.

Ketan Gawand

Chief education mentor
Maxpayz
Ketan Brings 18 years of versatile experience to the table. Starting from sales, marketing and now a decade of self-development training, he has Inspired 1, 25,000+ participants across the globe. Specialized in government sector with 35+ departments he is known for his energy & exuberance. Like any inquisitive entrepreneurs he got obsessed with Crypto currency & blockchain in May 16. He conducted many seminars & workshop for thousands of participants to make them understand the basics & potential of ever evolving crypto currency. He has written a book “what my father never knew.” Which Clarifies the Basics Crypto currency concepts for the beginners. Currently he is chief education mentor for Maxpayz international, one of the emerging versatile crypto currency exchange operating globally.