This conference will provide groundbreaking insight on the security use cases and mechanisms with technologies leading the Web 3.0 (Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Internet of Things and 5G) evolution.
Join us in our first virtual conference that will focus on connecting pioneers, early believers, highly influential and established opinion leaders. BlockSec Conference will welcome top experts, influencers, and strategists from across the world in Cybersecurity, FinTech, Banking, and Big Data.
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Dr. Rob Spalding III is a national security policy strategist, and globally recognized for his knowledge of Chinese economic competition and influence, as well as for his ability to forecast global trends and develop innovative solutions. He has served in senior positions of strategy and diplomacy within the Defense and State Departments for more than 26 years, retiring as brigadier general. He was the chief architect for the Trump Administration’s widely praised National Security Strategy (NSS), and the Senior Director for Strategy to the President at the National Security Council.
Michael Owens is a senior-level global business leader, entrepreneur, and cybersecurity executive with over 20 years of experience within military, corporate and government organizations. Michael's professional focus is on cybersecurity & risk management, cyber policy, emerging technology and national security. Dr. Owens is the founder and president of the U.S. Global Center of Cyber Policy, a nonprofit organization with a focused mission to provide federal, state and local governments with key information related to cybersecurity, cybercrime and cyberwarfare trends, strategies and policies on a domestic and international level.
Dr. Robin Lam is CEO and Co-Founder of BlokTech Networks, an entreprenuer, and blockchain evangelist. His key focus is on building smarter communities. He has cultivated a system that leverages human and resource capital to create a targeted audience for niche products and services. Focusing on large metro financial centers across the world, he helps build aspiring entrepreneurs into future leaders.
Paul Foley is the Co-founder and CEO/CTO of CTEXMarkets and an expert at developing IT strategies and processes for FTSE -250 and start-up organizations - typically delivering services and products that are commercially viable and offer a strategic advantage, whilst facilitating growth and improving performance.
Silvan Jongerius is the Managing Partner of TechGDPR (techgdpr.com), a boutique consultancy for Data Protection and Privacy in tech-centric environments, such as Blockchain, AI and IoT. He has led data protection and security efforts since 2012, has spent over 12 years in senior technology leadership, general management and innovation for large technology educators, and has focused on Blockchain projects during the last years.
Fernando L. Rivero is the Co-founder of Mining Disrupt and a thriving entrepreneur, financial analyst and crypto enthusiast born and raised in Miami, Florida. With over 12 years of financial experience, while working with companies in the private and public sectors, as well as fortune 500 companies, Fernando has gained the necessary knowledge to excel in all financial realms.
Michelle Tsing is a founder of Elevate the Blockchain, Inc. She was an attorney at PayPal, where she helped the Large Merchant Services team achieved ubiquity. Prior to PayPal, she was at Cisco, eBay, Samsung, and Apple. She co-founded a blockchain payments startup in 2015 and is a strategic advisor to a number of AI, blockchain and 3D printing companies. She is also a mentor for Singularity University Ventures, Berkeley Blockchain Accelerator, SVI Academy and Hack Temple, which are tech incubators located in the United States.
Darrell Coleman is the Co-founder and COO of CTEX Markets, Executive Director of Bloktech Networks, Army Veteran, and a member of the Blockchain Coalition. He also advises numerous companies in the areas of cybersecurity and data protection.
Fifteen years of leadership experience managing predictive analytics, risk management, pricing of derivatives working with various banks and financial institutions. He built program trading algorithms for various asset class such as equity, fixed income, commodities and derivatives. Speaker at various academic and industry conferences on risk, data science, and machine learning/artificial intelligence.
Stefan Fouant brings over 24 years of experience in the Service Provider and network security industries as both a trusted advisor as well as a thought leader. Stefan holds over 40+ industry certifications including JNCIE-SP, JNCIE-ENT, JNCIE-SEC, JNCIE-DC, JNCIE-Cloud, CISSP, Palo Alto PCNSE, PCNSC and CYBERFORCE Hero. He is a Juniper Ambassador, only one of three people in the world to achieve all give expert level Juniper certifications and was a technical editor of the book "Juniper MX Series" by O'Reilly. He is the author of "Junos Fusion Data Center Up and Running" and coauthor of several other books on Junos.
Dr. Stefan Beyer is the CEO of Cryptonics Consulting, a blockchain-specific spin-off of a large cybersecurity company. He is an experienced distributed systems researcher with a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Manchester, specialising in cybersecurity and smart contract audits. He has audited the smart contracts of more than 30 large blockchain projects and identified many critical security vulnerabilities. He has been part of the audit teams of a number of high-profile projects.
Douglas is the Whitepaper Author and Chief Architect of the Telos public blockchain. He is also the Founder and CEO of GoodBlock, a dApp development company, which creates cutting-edge dapps, tools and games. Prior to blockchain, Douglas worked in the entertainment and gaming industries. He has written and directed award-winning feature films and designed and produced mass-market games for Disney, Pokémon, Warner Bros., and other brands. He has also worked as a creative for a number of technology companies.
Jai Fatania is a Business and Digital strategist with a passion for Blockchain and Technology innovations. With over 15 years of experience in the IT, Sustainability and Digital commerce areas, Jai is passionate about the evolution of Web 3.0. As the community manager of BlokTech Atlanta, Jai brings value and insight through his holistic approach in trading the markets and analysis of blockchain development.
Kenneth Cunningham Jr. is an army veteran and founder of Kentek Security Consultants. During his career in the military, he developed his information security skills and applied that to his civilian careers at various fortune 100 & 500 companies. Kenny holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Information Systems and is currently a Ph.D. candidate where he studies Information Technology with a focus on Cybersecurity. He is the holder of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Cybersecurity Analyst Plus (CySA+) and Security Plus (Sec +) certifications.
Angeleen is a mom, a data wrangler, and a software developer helping to create blockchain solutions. Professional background includes radio, television, BI software development, and distributed ledger technology. She also leads Women of Blockchain in Atlanta to help encourage women interested in blockchain to participate in emerging technology and works with various state legislators, leaders, enterprise businesses and communities building the Georgia Blockchain Coalition while leading Atlanta Blockchain Week each year.
James Woodall is a Silver-Life member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. He has served as its State President of the Georgia Youth & College Division, Vice President of its Bulloch County branch and State Chairman of the Young Adults Committee. He graduated in December 2018 as an inaugural member of the Next Gen Program, a national NAACP leadership co-hort. He currently serves as the State President of the Georgia NAACP.
Corey Mccauley is an Airforce veteran. He is Co-founder of RunwayBoyz.com, A clothing line and travel group with hundreds of military veterans and diverse individuals from multiple countries. Corey has 5 years plus experience as an investigator and B2B sales account manager for the southeast region. He has over 6 years of Project Management experience in the insurance disaster space He is a graduate of the EBV program for for veterans and Vets in Tech Cyber Security program. Additionally, he has advised several startup blockchain companies for such as Daplie, & Gemstra. Currently, he’s focused on cybersecurity and Blockchain industry.
Rolf Versluis is Co-Founder and Executive Advisor of the privacy oriented cryptocurrency Horizen. He also operates private cryptocurrency mining facilities with thousands of operational systems, and has a blog and YouTube channel on how to mine profitably. He uses his engineering and leadership skills gained from the US Naval Academy in Annapolis and as a US Navy nuclear submarine officer operating out of Hawaii. After 5 years of military service, Rolf worked in the semiconductor industry then Cisco Systems.
Don Ho is a Managing Director of Quantstamp, a Y Combinator-backed firm building the standard in blockchain security and enterprise solutions. Companies such as Siemens, Binance, and Maker trust Quantstamp to secure over a billion dollars of digital asset value while Fortune 100 companies depend on Quantstamp to implement their own blockchain platforms. In addition to Quantstamp, Don Ho is a Senior Venture Partner of the Pioneer Fund, an early-stage venture capital firm investing in the next generation of startups globally.
Payton is a blockchain evangelist, fintech entrepreneur, and project manager. As a member of BlokTech Atlanta it's Payton's goal to showcase the software engineering talent in the blockchain ecosystem.
Hamdi is a blockchain researcher and engineer specialized in Layer 2 solutions. He co-founded a research lab, FourthState Labs, with colleagues from Blockchain at Berkeley, aimed at implementing Plasma MVP when the spec was first released. The research lab was funded by the Ethereum Foundation and Community fund, with a 1.0 release of the implementation open-sourced on Github.
Chris holds over a decade of experience in trading the financial markets and managing money for athletes, celebrities, influencers, and high net worth individuals. Chris is a leader in the retail trading industry having been published twice in Futures and Truth magazine, and once in FUTURES magazine as well as taught and mentored over 50 students who are now full-time traders. Chris is probably most known for his shorting of bitcoin futures contracts on the CME for his mining operations facilities. Using the futures market as a hedging instrument allowed Chris and his clients to exponentially grow their portfolios by the millions during the current Cryptocurrency downturn.
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