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Future Blockchain Summit 2023
Jaafar Krayem

Jaafar Krayem

Founder & CEO, iChain & ISLAMICOIN

Jaafar Krayem is an IT professional and a visionary entrepreneur in the field of blockchain technology. In April 2021, he founded ISLAMICOIN, creating a unique ecosystem that caters to the needs of the Islamic economy. ISLAMICOIN is a utility token designed to facilitate halal transactions and investments, strictly adhering to Islamic principles. Before founding ISLAMICOIN, he held several significant roles in the IT sector. From February 2017 to June 2019, I served as the IT Manager and System Development Manager at Centro Mall. In this role, I was responsible for planning and configuring the entire IT infrastructure and implementing all technologies at the shopping center. Prior to his stint at Centro Mall he was the Technical Director at Star Media Services from December 2012 to September 2015. I provided solutions for TV stations, worked on IT solutions for TV projects or studios, and was involved in system integration. Jaafar also served as the IT Manager at Union Media S.A.R.L from January 2010 to September 2013, where he was responsible for building and managing the data center and handling all IT technical issues in the company. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the American University of Culture and Education, Lebanon, and the University of Manitoba, Canada. His credentials also include a Blockchain Advanced Level Certificate and Solidity Developer Certificate, further solidifying my expertise in the field of blockchain technology. In summary, his commitment to integrating technology with Islamic finance principles sets him apart as a unique contributor to blockchain technology.