ICO, STO and Blockchain Advisor, CMO and VP Business Development with 27 years’ award-winning experience. Raised $35 MM with CG Blockchain/BCT, former CMO to BitCover, and former Director of Marketing for Vanbex ($33 MM ICO). Launched products for Adobe, Apple, IBM, Disney, Sony, and consulted for O&M (Microsoft) and Siemens.
Daniel Araya is a consultant and advisor with a special interest in technological innovation, public policy, and learning. He is a Sharing Cities Policy Fellow and a contributor to Forbes, The Brookings Institution, Futurism, and Singularity Hub.
Alex Bogicevic, PhDPractice Leader, USA
Alex is formerly the President of a blockchain based financial compliance and crypto-trading company. He is a senior technology and engineering executive with 20 years of global leadership experience, managing teams of over 100 engineers and scientists for $500M/yr revenue product lines. Alex has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers, delivered over 100 presentations globally and holds over half a dozen patents.
Bill DownieChief Creative Officer, Brand Strategist, Canada
Bill Downie has held Managing Partner and Creative Director positions at Publicis and Saatchi & Saatchi, as well as senior-level creative roles at DDB and Cossette.He won numerous awards for, most notably, the BC Securities Commission. He has extensive branding experience that includes tech upstarts, education, real estate, government, sports, not-for-profit, food & beverage, and medical services clients.
Max Hirtz is a Vancouver-based graphic designer specializing in print design and page layout, with a background in publishing, journalism, and web design. His past work includes designs for Rhenus Logistics, Logitech, The Philadelphia Education Fund, Vancouver Magazine, Australian Ethical, Procurify and more.
Douglas WhiteSocial & Digital Activation Practice Leader, Asia Pacific
Douglas is the Founder and CEO of Prosperity Research Digital Agency (PRDA) one of Asia’s leading digital agencies focused on 2 areas of excellence; insight and experience driven social media and digital marketing activation. He was a lecturer at HKUST in the department of social and digital communications, mentor at MIT Enterprise Forum HK and a project manager for IBM Global Services and PwC Consulting.
Phil Caines is the co-founder and chief strategist at 1UP Digital Marketing, where he provides tailored digital marketing that drives return on digital spend for clients and partners. He specializes in SEO, PPC, usability, analytics, strategy development and conversion optimization. Clients include SMEs and 7-Eleven, Best Western, Expedia Cruiseshipcenters.