CoinGenius will host on June 25-26 the brightest minds in crypto and blockchain for its second virtual conference, “The Road To Mass Adoption.”
This quarterly conference series, The Collective Intelligence Summit Series, will see 60 speakers across blockchain, capital markets, FinTech, and AI for our second installation.
Day 1 includes 12 great panel discussions with industry leaders, a Live Pitch Competition, and a VIP Networking Party. Day 2 will feature a VIP Networking Breakfast, Breakout Sessions, and a Binance Charity Poker Tournament.
Featured speakers include:
The full list appears below.
Nick Spanos founded the Bitcoin Center in 2013 and owns two blockchain patents. He is a Founder of Blockchain Technologies Corp and has been the Chief Executive Officer since 2014. Spanos has more than 30 years experience in technology and politics, and attended New York Institute of technology, where he studied computer science and AeroSpace engineering.
Brittany Keiser is author of Targeted: The Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower’s Inside Story of How Big Data, Trump, and Facebook Broke Democracy and How It Can Happen Again.
She works on international law and diplomacy campaigns with a focus on data, developing successful strategies for politicians, governments, and corporations to achieve their goals. She is currently working on legislative reform for digital assets, including personal data and tokens on blockchain systems.
As one of the world’s leading authorities on the impact of technology on business and society, Don Tapscott has authored 16 books, including Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything.
In his 1992 bestselling book, Paradigm Shift, Tapscott outlined novel management concepts, and then, in 1995’s The Digital Economy, he proposed a new kind of business thinking around the transformational nature of the world wide web. He helped popularize terms such as “Net Generation” and “The Digital Divide” in his book Growing Up Digital.
His most recent book, co-authored with his son, startup CEO and governance expert Alex Tapscott, is Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing the World. Published in May 2016, Harvard Business School’s Clay Christensen wrote, “the book, literally, on how to survive and thrive in this next wave of technology-driven disruption.”
Meltem Demirors joined the cryptocurrency industry in 2015. She has managed investment firms, supported and advised founders building early stage companies, and leveraged her experience and network to accelerate the growth of the crypto asset class and the firms developing it.
She is now at CoinShares Group, which was created in September 2017, and launched the world’s first regulated bitcoin investment fund, offered the world’s first bitcoin and ether-based securities on a regulated public exchange.
American cryptocurrency entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist Jeremy Gardner is co-founder and board member of Unsung, a non-profit which seeks to end hunger and create a sharing economy through its app.
Gardner was an early entrepreneur in the space, and put his influence behind projects such as Factom early on in the blockchain age.
Tron Black is a serial entrepreneur and freedom advocate. He is the founder of Ravencoin and the principal software developer of Medici Ventures, of which t0, which uses blockchain to trade and settle equities, is a subsidiary. who founded Verified Wallet, a neutral third-party verifier of trust for Bitcoin. Black has also worked as a blockchain developer at various firms, including blockchain company ANX International, a financial technology company focused on blockchain.
As a co-founder of Everipedia, a tokenized Wikipedia-style platform where you can find information on all sorts of topics including blockchain, Mahbod Moghada was chief community officer of the company until March 2019.
He was a co-founder of the massive website Rap Genius, which he started in August 2009 with Tom Lehman and Ilan Zechory. Moghadam graduated from Yale University in 2005 with a major in history and international studies.
Adam Blumberg works with owners and executives of closely-held and family businesses on
succession planning, retirement analysis and programs, estate strategies, employee benefit and retention services, business continuation strategies, executive bonus and non-qualified compensation.
He is licensed to sell insurance and securities in Texas and North Carolina. He is co-founder of Interaxis.io, which is centered on the education and interaction of Technology and Finance. The company researches and elucidates financial and investment concepts. Alongside blockchain, the company also focuses on AI, blockchain, and decentralized finance.
Christian Kameir is managing partner of Sustany Capital, which invests in decentralized finance and blockchain solutions with focus on Value-over-IP, Reg/LegalTech, and Identity (SSI). Sustany Capital’s thesis-driven venture funds focus on decentralized value transfer and legal technologies, including blockchains and graphs.
Jennifer Zegel is the Practice Leader for the Trusts and Estates Group, as well as a partner in the Business and Finance Department at Kleinbard LLC. She especially focuses on estate planning and estate administration of digital assets, which is fast growing and an increasingly complex area.
Travis Wright & Joel Comm
Travis Wright and Joel Comm host The Bad Crypto Podcast, one of the best known podcasts in the industry. Travis is a top marketing technology strategist, author, consultant, keynote speaker, blockchain entrepreneur, data and analytics geek, tech journalist, and growth hacker. Travis was a Russian linguist in the US Army Intelligence and co-founded CCP.Digital, a digital ad and content agency. He also hosts VentureBeat’s podcast, VB Engage.
Joel is an internet pioneer, a New York Times best-selling author, a professional keynote speaker, social media marketing strategist, technologist, brand influencer, and futurist.
For over 20 years, Arnaud has been an entrepreneur working on software, finance, and social impact. He has raised millions of dollars from angels, VCs, and Family offices in the European Union and the US. He also built channel partnerships with global brands, created and exited companies. He is a proponent of Conscious Capitalism, which contends capitalism is not just about profit.
As founder of GIVE blockchain, Saint-Paul seeks to empower people for a better world by allowing kids at school to experience giving to charities and kids in need while learning to manage their own finances.
Josh Lawler specializes in securities law, with particular interest in blockchain, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and more. For nearly 25 years, he has practiced as a litigator, mediator, and corporate attorney focused on mergers and acquisitions, finance, intellectual property and commercial transactions at firms like Skadden Arps and Zuber Lawler.
The firm focuses on finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities law and technology transactions with clients in private equity, hedge and real estate funds, investors, family offices, fundless sponsors, middle market companies and technology companies at all stages, as well as more than 15 Fortune 500 clients and government entities both US-based and abroad.
Marc Scarpa created and produced award-winning innovative programming for broadcast and digital in music, social impact, government, corporate and esports. His first broadcasts include
The X-Factor Pepsi Digital Pre-Show and second screen experience, Incubus HQ Live, Grammy Live!, Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day, March For Science, MySpace LIVE!, Townhall with President Clinton, Woodstock ’99, HSX/Excite Rocks the Oscars featuring Beck and the historic Tibetan Freedom Festivals and Agrippa – The Transmission.
Marc is a co-founder of Decentric Media, which will broadcast 24/7 live and on-demand globally sourced finance and tech news to accelerate the adoption of one billion crypto wallets by 2022.
Nick is a developer and keynote speaker in the blockchain industry. He has appeared on
CNBC, ZDNet, CheddarTV, NASDAQ, This Week in Tech, and more. His focus is on programming, project management, functional design, and other technical abilities to assist with and execute core strategic goals as CIO of The Divi Project.
Joff Paradise is a cryptocurrency aficionado, who owned a clothing company as well as health clubs which grew into fitness centers, casinos, restaurants, and a telecommunications company. He is the founder of ParadiseKids foundation, and he spends most of his time enlightening others about the possibilities to improve his personal financial position.
On Yavin founded Cointelligence, the data layer for the crypto economy. He is also the founder of Online Performance, a marketing agency focused on crypto marketing and SEO services. On earned a law degree (LLB) and is certified Advocate by the Israeli Bar Association.
Cointelligence creates transparency and trust through accurate and up-to-date crypto assets data and information to help our customers make better business and investment decisions.
Warren Whitlock is the author of Twitter Revolution, in which he explained how mobile technologies and social media would revolutionize marketing and business. He predicted the trends would last for decades. He also penned “Profitable Social Media: Business Results Without Playing Games” which outlines a business process approach that reaps quick and continuous results from investments.
Chris Wise is a serial entrepreneur who has two exits from national businesses. As a thought leader on LQ, Love Quotient, he has developed revolutionary business approaches, integrating self-love and care into businesses and advising others on how to do the same.
Wise has mentored thousands of businesses in companies such as bitcoin, blockchain, technology, and marketing, including a variety of other industries, equipping his clients with the tools, strategies, and relationships required to create long-term momentum.
Enzo Villani is an Entrepreneur and investor in blockchain, communications, digital marketing, investor relations, media relations, and capital markets. With over $500M in acquisitions utilizing “buy and build” strategies, he is also an advisor and Board Member for fintech focused blockchain projects, exchanges and ICOs. He is a former Nasdaq, MD of Strategy and CEO of Equities.com, Executive in Residence at H.I.G. Capital, CSO at DF King Worldwide (formerly Sage Holdings).
Scott Melker is a Crypto trader and investor at Texas West Capital and advisor to numerous blockchain-based projects. He also produces music across the globe as “The Melker Project,” and other names. He owns 101 Management Inc., a digital agency working to provide business with digital media services.