Robert Gryn is the youngest self-made entrepreneur to make the Forbes 100 Richest list in Poland. He's the former CEO of Codewise, the 2nd fastest growing company in Europe. After selling Codewise he shifted 100% of his attention and focus to crypto. His new mission is to help accelerate the mass adoption of this revolutionary technology. Like many, he believes that blockchain will make the world a better and more equitable place.
IBM Financial Sciences
Nitin Gaur currently leads IBM Financial Sciences research practice, as a part of IBM Research. In this role, Nitin leads a team that aspires to play a pivotal role in reshaping the future of the financial services industry with faculty, advanced technology, and superior design in the field of financial sciences and financial technology. Transforming the financial services industry with technology into a new era with Blockchain, AI, and ML, qualitative. and quantitative modeling.
In previous role, Nitin Gaur, served as Founder and Director of IBM Digital Asset Labs - serving to devise industry standards, use cases, and working towards making blockchain for the enterprise a reality. In parallel Nitin also served as CTO of IBM World Wire - a cross border payment solution utilizing digital assets. Nitin also Founded IBM Blockchain Labs and led the effort in establishing blockchain practice for the enterprise.Prior to this role he was working in capacity of CTO, IBM Mobile Payments and Enterprise Mobile Solutions. Nitin holds MS in Management Information systems and MBA in Finance from University of Maryland. Nitin is also appointed as an IBM Distinguished Engineer and is an IBM Master Inventor with a rich patent portfolio.
Nitin Gaur is also serves as Research and Portfolio Manager for Portal Asset Management - a Multi Manager Fund Specializing in Digital Assets and DeFi investment Strategies.
Nalla Karunanithy is the Chief Digital Officer at Majid Al Futtaim Retail and was appointed in May 2019 to provide a greater focus on digital strategies and solutions that will accelerate the company’s digital transformation agenda. He leads the omnichannel business and oversees the success of all customer-related digital operations, such as digital commerce channels and operations, in-store digitization, and enterprise IT. Mr. Karunanithy has a rich experience in ecommerce and digitization, before being appointed at Majid Al Futtaim, he was Expert Associate Partner in digital at McKinsey & Company. Earlier in his career and as a digital entrepreneur, Mr. Karunanithy had launched several successful start-up businesses in global and European markets, including his own “Pick n’ Drop” in Sydney, Australia. He had also served as Managing Director at Rocket Internet Ventures in Berlin, Germany. Nalla Karunanithy holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia.
Hyper Optimum Organization HOO Exchange Executive Chairman
Dr. Farzam Kamalabadi is the president of the well-known enterprise Future Trends Group and a globally influential person. He has served as the chairman and president of more than 50 international energy, finance, blockchain and other industry companies. He is globally recognized as a top-level architect and leader in emerging economic fields including blockchain finance. He serves as a strategic expert for governments, royal families and sovereign wealth funds of many countries around the world. In August ,HOO Exchange invited Dr. Farzam Kamalabadi to become a shareholding partner and Global Executive Chairman of HOO to jointly promote the multinational operation and compliance development of HOO Exchange, and realize the exponential growth of various business lines.
Igneus is the head of communications and media spokesperson of Bybit, one of the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges. He is a relentless advocate for transformative innovation and a staunch supporter for progressive regulation on the emerging digital asset class, helping to shed light on Bybit’s pursuit of bringing quality products and a fair, transparent and efficient trading environment to retail and professional clients around the globe.
Dr. Alexandra Mikityuk is a 15 year veteran of the Enterprise Software industry, having held various positions at Deutsche Telekom in Berlin. Dr. Mikityuk received her Diploma in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences HTW Berlin. In 2010, she concentrated her research and work on secure distributed software processing. In 2013, she joined the Security in Telecommunication research group at TU Berlin, where she received her doctorate (PhD) in software security. In 2017, Dr. Mikityuk turned her attention towards distributed ledger technology and is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of Staex, a Berlin-based deep tech company delivering next-generation blockchain-based machine management.
Talal Tabbaa is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Jibrel Network, a blockchain-based FinTech company headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, that aims to bridge the gap between traditional and crypto economies. Talal is also the co-founder of CoinMENA, a regulated cryptocurrency exchange under the Central Bank of Bahrain. and serves on the Board of Middle East Payment Services (MEPS) in Amman, Jordan. Prior to co-founding Jibrel Network, Talal worked in financial and supply chain consulting services at PwC as well as managing a private investment fund in Saudi Arabia. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (Economics Minor) from Purdue University, IN, USA.
Gaurav found his love for gadgets and technology at young age and started making money by repairing electronics when he was twelve. His professional career began in telecoms. In his pursuit of innovation and bringing change to the technology landscape In Kanpur, he laid the foundation of Info-Tech hub as an ISP. He went on to further explore emerging technologies and business innovations establishing a leading group of companies under the umbrella of ITH including multiple ventures where he is a Partner, Investor and Mentor to various startups as well as established enterprises. Under his leadership, InfoTechHub has grown rapidly along with its portfolio companies which ventures into Investment Advisory in blockchain projects, Business Strategy and Technology Consulting for Large-Scale Enterprises, Product Marketing and HR Consulting Services. At the same time, ITH has been putting in successful efforts into innovating intellectual properties in the field of Software Technologies, Blockchain, Electronic / Robotics, Agriculture, and KYC Services. He us also the CEO of TDeFi, the world's first virtual accelerator specifically for DeFi and NFT ventures. It provides access to world-class mentors, Industry connections, Technology, Marketing and community, Exchanges, Liquidity, and many growth hacking partnerships. TDeFi has incubated more than 25 startups up till now and has been aggressively looking for projects that aim to disrupt the status quo.