AIBC Summit 'Manila' Speakers
Chairman & Co-Founder - Akoin
Hip hop superstar Akon is one of Africa’s most renowned philanthropists. He hopes to empower young entrepreneurs in Africa to strengthen the continent’s rising economies and support the development of sustainable communities through blockchain-based cryptocurrency, Akoin. Through the artist’s Akoin Foundation, inspired entrepreneurs will develop future-forward businesses and promote innovation, economic stability, and growth across Africa, as well as in the wider world.
Bitcoin/Blockchain Researcher, Consultant Content Creator & Derivatives Trader
Tone has worked on Wall Street for almost 10 years starting as a Risk Analyst at Bear Stearns and later becoming a VP at JP Morgan Chase in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. His expertise is in Economic Trends, Trading and Risk Analysis. Ever since getting involved in the Crypto Currency ecosystem in early 2013, he has been very active in spreading the relevance and importance of this technology as it helps promote economic freedom. Tone has been featured in several Documentaries like Magic Money & Bitcoin – Beyond the Bubble. Tone is now an independent content creator at ToneVays.com and on his YouTube Channel focused on sound economics & finance. Tone holds a Masters Degree in Financial Engineering from Florida State University along with Bachelor Degrees in Mathematics and Geology.
Ivan is an international speaker, blockchain educator, software developer and data scientist. Ivan’s Youtube channel, Ivan on Tech, is a truly global phenomenon spreading knowledge about the blockchain technology to hundreds of thousands of viewers all over the world. Ivan makes the complex simple by delivering entertaining and exciting talks. Attend one of Ivan’s talks and you’ll have a blast!
Carl is the owner of one of the biggest Bitcoin-focused Youtube channels in the world. He uploads one video every day on YouTube about Bitcoin. During his career, he has educated people about economics on stages with over 10,000 people in the audience. Carl has a passion for Bitcoin, economics & education.
Co-Founder - Dash NEXT
Felix is Co-Founder of Dash NEXT & Dash Thailand. Dash is the leading cryptocurrency for real-life payments. Dash Next is focused on biz-dev and partnerships. Dash Thailand has established the first crypto payment ecosystem in Asia. He published the “Bitcoin Handbook” and is Co-Founder of FUTERIO and the Blocktech Institute.
CEO - NEM Philippines
Emerson Fonseca is the CEO of NEM Philippines and CCO of Paylance, that helps enterprises to leverage the use of Blockchain Technology. Considered to be one of the 10 Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Influencers and advocates in the Philippines. He is also promoting innovations awareness by providing consultation and advice to startups and Blockchain-based companies.
Vice President - Huobi Group
Rich experience in financial analysis, strategic consulting and corporate management working across Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte Consulting and Ernst & Young.
She advised Banking and Capital Markets groups for 15 major banks and performed investment analytics to support clients with billions of dollars of AUM, including hedge funds, private equity firms, and investment management corporations. Co-founded and served as the former COO of US Multidimensional Network Technology Co. Ltd
CEO - BiKi Southeast Asia
Ethan is CEO of BiKi Southeast Asia and former Marketing Lead in Huobi Global, he possesses a wealth of experience in S.E.A. expansion and growth hacking. Prior joining the blockchain industry, Ethan was a digital strategist and growth specialist with impressive track record in traditional banking and startups.
CEO & Founder - MonetaPro
Stephen Meade is an American entrepreneur, executive and business founder who is passionate about creating companies that make a difference in the world. He has the ability to catapult an idea from pure concept to the creation of a thriving business. In the past 20 years, he has created, incubated and architected nine (9) successful technology-based companies. He is a seasoned business advisor and leader who frequently speaks on the art of networking at executive leadership conferences and startup communities (i.e. executives, entrepreneurs, start-up founders, co-founders, students) around the world.