American inventor. Innovator in Residence at Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation at UC Berkeley. Oculus VR Co-Founder and former Chief Engineer. Now active in automotive technology, building cars at his private R&D facility and hardware incubator in Livermore, CA. At Oculus, Jack designed and built the Oculus DK1 and DK2 virtual reality headsets, prior to the acquisition of the company in 2014 by Facebook for $2 billion. He holds numerous U.S. patents for inventions in software, audio effects, virtual reality, motion control, computer peripherals, and video game hardware and controllers. Jack was awarded a full scholarship to attend University of California, Berkeley where he earned a BSc., EECS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 1986. He currently serves as an Innovator in Residence at Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation at UC Berkeley. Jack is pursuing new projects at his private R&D facility and hardware incubator in Livermore, Calif.
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.
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.
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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.
Ran Neu-ner is the Founder & CEO of Onchain Capital, a Crypto Asset Fund and Advisory service and the creator and host of the world’s only televised Crypto Show on CNBC, CNBC Crypto Trader. He is a blockchain investor and strategic advisor managing over $200m in capital. Ran is an active member of Young Presidents Organisation since 2010 and is currently on the board in NYC.
Dr. Philipp Rösler holds management consulting mandates as well as supervisory board memberships in known Swiss and international companies. Philipp started his career as a medical doctor at the German Armed Forces but he left the German Bundeswehr as a captain in order to join politics in 2003. He served as the chairman of the Free Democratic Party in the German state of Lower-Saxony in which he was Deputy-Prime Minister and Minister of Economics, Labour and Transport. In 2009 he joined the Federal Government of Germany as a Minister of Health in Federal Chancellor Merkel's second cabinet. In 2011 Philipp Rösler was elected as the Chairman of the Free Democratic Party in Germany, and changed his portfolio to Federal Minister of Economics and Technology. He also became Vice-Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 2013, Dr Rösler left politics and joined the Managing Board of the World Economic Forum in Geneva for four years. Thus he found his way to Switzerland where he settled with his family in Zürich and collected trusting clients and board memberships ever since.
Lauren Bissell is a Producer and the Founder of Immutable Industries, a private firm focused on the advancement of emerging technology, blockchain, building IoT protocol and data rights in the media and entertainment industries and beyond. In her career as a producer, she has worked with figures and stakeholders such as Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z, Willie Nelson, NAS, Matthew McConaughey, Dave Chappelle, NASDAQ, Comedy Central, South by Southwest, Universal, and Sony to name a few. Her cinematography was also featured as the famed opening scene of the recent Netflix release, The Great Hack (Official Sundance Film Festival premiere, BAFTA Nominee, shortlist for The Oscars). As an influencer, Ms. Bissell is an evangelist and educator on emerging technologies and ethical data practices to be compliant with changing legislation. She has served on numerous official government delegations and consults, including the recent Bitcoin delegation to El Salvador. She is also an official representative for the ICCC in special consultation to the United Nations under ECOSOC, launching their Digital Innovation program to create digital roadmaps for governments and countries worldwide. She is a Chairman on their upcoming 2022 consultation at Windsor Castle. A focus on foreign diplomacy has always been an important part of her work. Bissell has been invited to speak at locations internationally, including the Queen’s residence at Windsor Castle, the World Economic Forum in Davos, Consensus New York, the United Nations World Tourism Conference in Budapest, Korea Block Seoul, Mondo NY, Salesforce in San Francisco and more. She was recently featured in Blockchain Today, the Mondo NY podcast, and the latest issue of i3 - the official magazine of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), known as the world’s most influential technology conference.
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.