CURRENT SPEAKERS

Ivan Soto-Wright - Co-founder & CEO, MoonPay

Ivan is a financial technology entrepreneur, investor and early adopter of digital assets. He is Co-Founder and CEO of MoonPay, the leading payments API for fiat to crypto. He is also General Partner at HODL, a venture capital fund and company builder with offices in New York City, London and Seoul.

Barbara Jones - Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Barbara A. Jones is a seasoned corporate and securities shareholder based in Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office. Barbara co-chairs the firm’s 80+ attorney interdisciplinary Blockchain and Cryptocurrency practice group, which is ranked in the Chambers and Partners 2019 FinTech Guide. Baraba is a member of the Bermuda Global Fintech Advisory Board and a contributing editor to Thomson Reuters for articles on U.S and international regulations relating to token offerings. In 2018, Baraba was names by the National Law Journal as a Trailblazer for Cryptocurrency Blockchain and FinTech and has received recognition from Chambers, The Legal 500 and SuperLawyers.

Ed Mason - CEO, Core.Live

Ed is an entrepreneur focusing on emerging technologies, creator of the world’s first wireless VR headset and presently building the world’s first mobile supercomputer. Ed has previously worked with the British Ministry of Defense introducing cutting edge tech into various fields.

Julien Auchecorne - Chief Operating Officer, XBTO International

Julien Auchecorne serves as Chief Operating Officer of XBTO International, the offshore arm of the XBTO Group, one of the world’s largest and most diversified participants in the cryptocurrency markets. The Group is involved in systematic trading, market making, OTC trading, asset management, mining, blockchain development, and strategic venture investing. XBTO is primarily located in New York, Paris and Bermuda.

Nick Cardinez - CFO of Hannover Re (Bermuda) Ltd, the Centre of Excellence for Property Cat within the Hannover Re Group.

Nick Cardinez is the CFO of Hannover Re (Bermuda) Ltd, the Centre of Excellence for Property Cat within the Hannover Re Group. He is a 20+ year veteran of the (re)insurance industry with experience in P&C, Life and Annuities, and Structured Finance in the USA and Bermuda, as well as in the Insurance practice with PricewaterhouseCoopers Los Angeles. Nick works with Hannover Re’s innovation team in InsurTech and drives automation initiatives for Finance and Accounting at Hannover Re Bermuda. He is a Blockchain, AI and Cyber insurance enthusiast. One vision is to utilize these and other evolving technologies to optimize a human intelligence controlled, minimum friction end-to-end automation of broker submission, modelling, underwriting, through economic, risk and financial reporting, and movement of liquid assets.

Mark Jennings - Managing Director, VCP Advisors

Mark joined VCP in 2019 as Managing Director and is based in New York. Mark brings over 20 years of industry experience, having previously held positions in capital raising, HNW client advisory, trading and portfolio management at Morgan Stanley, LOM Securities, The Blackstone Group / GSO Capital and Alliance Bernstein. VCP Advisors is an alternative-investment focused financial services firm with headquarters in London and offices in New York, Tokyo, Shanghai and Hong Kong. VCP Advisors is the owner of BITE Investments, an online alternative-investments platform: www.biteinvestments.com

Carolyn Driscoll - Head of Business Development, DroppTV

Carolyn Driscoll is the Head of Business Development for New York based startup, DroppTV an a.i./ml video analytic company. As a serial entrepreneur, she has built several business in a multitude of sectors. Growing up internationally led to an early love of travel and a constant curiosity. It was her universal view of the world that led to her interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. She believes that blockchain can be an incredibly powerful tool for improving transparency and decentralizing bureaucracy, and as such can accelerate change on a global level. She also has a strong interest in the idea that blockchains can be designed to accelerate access to data and resources for all.

Chance Barnett - General Partner, Decentra Capital

Chance Barnett is a blockchain and equity crowdfunding pioneer, entrepreneur, and investor. Chance is General Partner at Decentra Capital, a blockchain and cryptocurrency hedge fund, and was previously Founder of Crowdfunder.com, and Cofounder of CoinCircle. Chance was a catalyst in the creation of the equity crowdfunding industry through leadership surrounding JOBS Act legislation in Washington D.C. He’s also a Contributor at Forbes on startups & finance and holds a degree in Economics from the University of California Santa Cruz.

Stan Stalnaker - Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Hub Culture

Stan Stalnaker is the Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Hub Culture, a technology ecosystem at the forefront of innovation. Founded in 2002, Hub Culture delivers on a mission to enhance collective consciousness and is based around relationships, experiences, and Ven, the worlds longest running, most stable and environmentally progressive digital asset. Hub Culture offers members access to a valuable ecosystem of services designed to support the needs of today’s global citizen. These services include HubID, digital identity that enables individual data ownership, privacy management and control – true to core principles of the company. ULTRA is an exchange system for digital assets based on blockchain technologies.

Liquidity The Summit - Bermuda 14-15 October 2019

Liquidity is the Driving Force in Finance – Join the conversation in Bermuda, part of the Bermuda Innovation Sprint hosted by Hub Culture and a host of Fintech partners.