1st Day – 16 January, Zurich
6th anniversary edition
16 & 20 January 2023
OVER 50,000 PEOPLE VISITED CRYPTO SUMMIT VIA LIVE-STREAM
250 MOVERS AND SHAKERS OF CRYPTO SPOKE HERE
OVER 3,250 PEOPLE CAME TO CRYPTO SUMMIT
Regaining trust and advancing technology
To foster the dialog between the technologies, stakeholders and investors
A two-day conference in Zurich and Davos
Technologists, asset managers and technology investors
16th January in Zurich (Hyatt Circle) at ZRH airport
20th January in Davos (Hotel Europa)
1st Day – 16 January, Zurich
2nd Day – 20 January, Davos
Charles Hoskinson is an American entrepreneur who is a co-founder of the blockchain engineering company Input Output Global, Inc. (formerly IOHK), and the Cardano blockchain platform, and was a co-founder of the Ethereum blockchain platform.
I Co-Founded eToro in 2007, with the vision of opening the global markets for everyone to trade and invest in a simple and transparent way. Today, our vision is becoming a reality - eToro is the world's leading social trading and investment network.
Olga Feldmeier is an entrepreneur and a thought leader focusing on the intersection between financial technology and blockchain. She is the Board Chairman and co-founder of SMART VALOR, which has been nominated among the 10 most exciting European startups by Forbes.
Don Tapscott is one of the world’s leading authorities on the impact of technology on business and society. He has authored 18 books, including Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, which has been translated into over 25 languages.
Regional Manager Switzerland Coinbase
Influential and commercially driven Board level c-suite leader with deep expertise in fintech and financial services, who builds and transforms businesses.
Mauro Casellini joined Bitcoin Suisse in July 2019 as CEO Bitcoin Suisse (Liechtenstein) AG, where he is responsible for the European Business.
20+ years as architect and consultant in IT projects. Technical lead and lead architect in large projects. Technology focus on enterprise architectures, architecture management, service-oriented architectures, security & data protection.
Senior Vice President Crypto and Fintech Enablement Europe
Former top trader at Goldman Sachs. Moved in 2011 to $6 billion Swiss hedge fund. Manages a research-driven trading book.
One of the most active Swiss early-stage angel investors. Seed investor in Facebook, Mobileye, Skrill and SumUp.
A law graduate with a wealth of experience in developing regulatory strategy and public policy, I have worked extensively in public and private sector roles. I have a proven track record in successfully delivering projects independently and within teams.
Dr Jemma Green is Co-Founder and Chairman of Powerledger, a tech company that uses blockchain for energy and environmental commodity trading.
Head Of Business Development at Bittrex Global
I'm the founder of Infinita VC, based in the startup city of Prospera. I host a podcast about how to accelerate the future by unblocking stranded technologies. I founded MetaMeet, an app that helps busy teams (product, tech roles) reduce time spent in meetings.
Salama is Global Head of Business Development & Partnerships at BitMEX, one of the leading crypto trading platforms and the inventor of the famous perpetual swap. With a MSc in Financial Mathematics and Computer Science, she found her footing in Derivatives Structuring and Sales at various Swiss TradFi institutions
Public speaker, public relations and business development expert, featured in CNBC Arabia, Forbes US, Forbes Middle East, Gulf News, Nasdaq, Cointelegraph, Bitcoin News, Finance Magnates, Hackernoon
Bernhard Kronfellner joined Boston Consulting Group in 2007. He is a core member of the Financial Institutions practice area and co-leads the digital asset and blockchain group for the firm.
As a senior executive advisor to CEOs I help digital asset/blockchain/Web3 and AI companies to successful enter and develop the Swiss market.
Laura K. Inamedinova is the Founder & CEO of London-based B2B tech & Blockchain focused 7-digits valued Marketing agency - LKI Consulting.
CEO of Zonda, the #1 cryptocurrency exchange in Central and Eastern Europe
USA securities/enforcement attorney concentrating on assisting innovators in emerging areas of the financial markets.
Navroop Sahdev is the founder and CEO of The Digital Economist, a global impact organization with the mission to drive technological convergence toward a human-centered global economy.
I am an entrepreneurial self-starter that thrives on making an impact and is fascinated by the global economic potential of technology - especially blockchain and crypto.
Markus is an entrepreneur with focus on digital assets and innovation. After co-founding Alethena and enabling Swiss registered shares on the blockchain and their transaction over the share dispenser, he built up the Tokenization business unit at Sygnum, the world's first digital asset bank.
Berlin-based copywriter, researcher and journalist with deep knowledge of cryptocurrency, technology and fintech industries.
Jordan Harry has delivered a TEDx talk “How to Read a Book a Day” with 3,000,000 views and is now the Social Media Manager at Anonymous Marketing.
Blockchain became my passion in 2012. I am obsessed with the idea of using blockchain to disrupt current business models and I believe it will change the way we use and store data. Of course, not every business case is Blockchainable.
Investment Funds Experienced Professional
Thomas Nägele advises international finance, technology and industrial enterprises, operating in the fields of Blockchain/DLT, telecommunications and internet, as well as public institutions.
Experienced derivatives trader currently working in cryptocurrencies.
Hirander Misra is Chairman & CEO of GMEX Group, offering innovative solutions for the creation & operation of electronic exchanges and post trade infrastructure in securities, FX, derivatives, commodities, crypto & digital tokenised assets.
Derick is a tech writer and designer whose work has reached the lives of millions of people globally. Through design work, Derick's mission is to craft beautiful experiences that don't only help people solve their problems, but also empower and captivate them.
Currently VP for Binance Custody & World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Shaper Founding member of Binance Charity Foundation, Former Deputy Head of Binance NFT & Former Executive Director of Global Fiat business
Co-founder of a Swiss consulting firm specialized in blockchain and digital transformation advising traditional companies on how blockchain could optimize their business processes and operations
Patrick's experience spans 30 years as a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and investment banker. He has co-founded and scaled companies, raised and invested hundreds of millions in growth capital, and achieved many successful exits via M&A and IPOs. He is an experienced and very successful investor in blockchain, digital assets, and Web3 companies comprising a portfolio of over 40 companies built over the last 5 years, as well as, half a dozen investments in leading venture funds. He most recently joined Alpha Sigma Capital as General Partner Europe. He is a frequent speaker and industry specialist on all things fintech, Web3, and blockchain.
Paul is a proud Electrical Engineering and Computer Science graduate of UC Berkeley with a wide range of technical skills from low-level 3D graphics systems engineering to development of custom web CMS systems.
Dr. Andreas Glarner works with international companies in the technology sector. He is co-heading the MME DLT/FinTech Team, focusing an advising clients in the DLT / Blockchain / FinTech space.
A financial services executive with 20+ years of track record and deal-making experience from global investment banking and Family Offices. Working with the leading Crypto powerhouses in the US and Asia.
My key areas of experience are technology, data protection, regulatory and tax laws. I advise corporate clients in the application of new technologies like blockchain, as well as in the compliance in financial laws.
Dynamic and open-minded, I am responsible for innovation for SGSS and the Blockchain and crypto community for the group. Customer satisfaction, efficiency and the search for innovative solutions are therefore part of my daily life.
CFA Charterholder (Chartered Financial Analyst), the top ranked financial education among professionals. M.A. from the University of St. Gallen.
I am a technology entrepreneur, currently working on a cryptocurrency protocol called Bancor. I've been building software startups since 2005 when I graduated college.
My fields of expertise: defining project scopes and solutions, maintaining & prioritizing team backlog, developing and delivering growth strategy, contributing to technical discussions.
I was one of the pioneers of web development in Argentina and Latin America back in 1995 and I have a leading role in fostering Bitcoin technology in Latin America since 2012.
Susana Esteban is a world-renowned expert in blockchain, digital assets, DeFi, NFTs, Web3 and the metaverse. Throughout her career, Ms. Esteban has provided advice in finance, retail, supply chain, healthcare, insurance and real estate sectors, amongst others.
Experienced business development professional supporting the intersections of technology, process, and people. Results-driven with outstanding track record of digital asset B2B sales and program management.
Mattia is a seasoned professional that combines 20 years of experience gained at top financial institutions, including UBS AG, in senior risk, compliance, audit, treasury, regulatory and governance positions, with over 5 years of experience in advising fintech companies on designing.
Co-Founder at CV VC AG, Founder of INTABA Finance AG, Co-founder of nourish me GmbH, Venture Partner at Alpinext Partners.
• Cryptocurrency & Blockchain (focus on Bitcoin and Ethereum) • Marketing, communications, brand building & creative campaigning • Business development & scaling
A proven entrepreneur with 14 years experience in the Financial Services Industry. Key sales person at SDX.
Fabian Hediger co-founded Bitcoin Suisse, the Swiss market leader in crypto-financial services. With over 320 employees and more than 10’000 HNW and institutional clients holding in excess of 5 billion CHF in cryptocurrencies.
Co-Founder of Immutable Insight & Chief Executive Officer
Since 2017 her focus has been directed towards the ever evolving world of digital assets & its global start-up scene.
Experience in tech, sales, events, luxury, arts&culture to support brand advising and expansion. Implementing solutions through digital transformation and strategic partnerships - Web2 to Web3.
President, IMPACT Institute for the Digital Economy - Technology Alchemist Innovating at the nexus AI/IoT/Blockchain
CEO at SMART VALOR
Web 3.0/Metaverse; Building infrastructure to utilize virtual assets across any game/metaverse. Crypto-FO.
Entrepreneur at heart, constantly trying to solve problems I encounter in my life. Whenever these solutions intersect with the problems a ton of people have in the world, the potential for a great company is born.
7 years in web3 marketing, brand building & meaningful community creating. Co-founder of Berlin's biggest blockchain community for women.
So he is serving as a Managing Director for Lisk Foundation and also Board member / director at the Bancor (Bprotocol Foundation), Liquidapps, Collider AG and Bank ten31. He also is a cofounder of Alpha Foundation.
Finding solutions for impossible situations
On a mission as a catalyst and facilitator for change. Leading this mission in my professional engagements as a Speaker, Moderator, Facilitator, Leader and Entrepreneur.
Gurvinder Singh Ahluwalia is a Computer Scientist. He has made seminal contributions in: Cybersecurity & Trust, Blockchain & DLT, Digital Assets & Tokenomics, Cryptocurrencies and CBDC.
Chair of the Financial Technology (FinTech) and Regulation Practice at Nelson Mullins. An experienced former General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer with a practice focusing on the representation of early stage and publicly traded companies in the FinTech industry.
Builder in the WEB3 space, bringing the first billion onto the blockchain through gaming.
Co-founded the Financial Times Deutschland and four more companies across Europe and the US. Author of a best-selling book on Amazon. Ph.D. for research work and doctoral thesis about private and state-controlled currencies.
Bank SYZ SA was founded to offer clients an alternative to the traditions of Swiss Private Banks. Our mission: to become the most trusted Swiss family owned and managed boutique Private Bank.
Leading Strategy at Komainu to bridge traditional and decentralised finance with the aim of becoming the key partner for institutions entering the digital asset industry.
I am currently Head of Switzerland at 21Shares, where I am demonstrating my strong sense of customer service, my business development and sales capacities, organization- and communication skills.
Dynamic, results-oriented executive with 15+ years of professional experience in banking technology, management consulting and research.
Finance, accounting and audit.
Sunnie J. Groeneveld is a multiple entrepreneur and member of the board of directors as well as head of the EMBA Digital Leadership at the HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Zurich.
Co-Founder and Partner at SNGLR Group, an innovative deep tech company focusing on exponential technologies such as AI, blockchain, longevity, smart mobility/smart cities.
Werner Hoffmann has a degree in tax law and computer science. He has been interested in cryptocurrencies since 2015 and is an active investor. For most of his professional career he has worked at the interface between tax law and IT. First as a developer at the Bavarian State Office for Taxes in the area of risk management systems, then as a product manager at Taxfix and currently as a co-founder of Pekuna.
Specialties: FinTech, blockchain, cryptocurrency, international posting of workers, risk management, compliance, public policy, regulatory and governmental affairs, e-payments, intellectual property, private data protection, e-commerce.
Co-Founder, Peanut Protocol | Previously: Knit & Let's Phi
I am passionate about emerging technologies to help change the world. This includes blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, articifial intelligence, machine learning, IoT, education, and FinTech.
A retail company entrepreneur with more than 17 years of expertise. Keen planner, strategist & implementer with deftness in developing & implementing strategies. Devoted to Blockchain, Ethereum, Web3, and NFT.
Mark leads the research and development efforts at Bancor, creating new concepts to better service the liquidity needs of cryptocurrency markets.
Shirly is an experienced entrepreneurial and business development professional with an explicit history of working in the Crypto Industry (starting back in early 2018). Skilled in global team management, business development, compliance and administrative tasks under Swiss and EU jurisdictions.
I have helped over 5 VC funds and 500 angel investors to deploy their capital in Token startups. I have delivered over 25 talks across global blockchain conferences, top companies, colleges as well as online events.
Dr. Jeppe R. Stokholm is a lawyer and investor based in Zürich with a Ph.D. in international taxation. His activities are structured via Stokholm Legal & Ventures.
I'm currently in the middle of founding a web3 consulting and education business together with my co-founder Dr. Su-Zeong Fröhlich - more to be announced beginning of 2023.
I love to talk about: sustainability, innovation, the future, NFTs and how we can make the world a better place.
Innovate Finance Women in Fintech Powerlist, 2016-21 Makers Women in Software Powerlist, 2019 Computer Weekly Most Influential Women in Tech longlist, 2020, 2021
Twenty-five years of experience in traditional and open finance. From global custody and asset servicing at the Bank of New York to data standardisation and Head of Securities & FX APAC at SWIFT.
#R2025 | Chief Transformation Officer
Senior Engineering Executive, specialising in: Solana, Cosmos, Polygon & Ethereum blockchain use cases. Current Preferred Languages: Rust/Golang.
From a career in Public Relations in luxury brands, founding and running a hybrid marketing agency, to breaking into the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, Michelle O’Connor is a seasoned Marketing executive.
CCO at Riddle&Code GmbH, the blockchain interface company.
Blockchain incubator solving real world systemic problems. Venture capitalist. Consulting focused on.
Building Web3's decentralized backend | Hiring!
Magnus Jones is a Tax Technologist at the law firm of EY. In addition, he is also leading the Norwegian Blockchain & DLT group. Within this area he works close together with authorities and key stakeholders, and assist clients with everything from regulatory challenges to technical implementations.
+15 years of private markets fund raising experience with pan-Asian client base (ex Japan & Australia) ranging from institutions (SWF, pensions, insurances) to global/regional banks; on-boarded first fintech distribution platform & tokenized 1st institutional private equity fund within the industry.
Digital Asset Infrastructure & Tokenization Expert
Experienced Founder, Managing Partner and Executive with a history of building innovative technology companies.
Cryptocurrencies, digital assets, blockchain strategic advisor and executive.
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