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Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Speakers

 

Bitcoin, blockchain and crypto-currencies. We’re living in a fintech world, the pioneering future of finance. The following fintech speakers are developing, charting, and inventing these new modes as they happen, one digital link at a time.

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Garrett M. Graff

Journalist | Director of the Aspen Institute’s Cybersecurity & Technology Program | Author of The Only Plane in the Sky (September 2019)

One of America’s most distinguished journalists, Garrett M. Graff is a voice of reason within the clamor of hysterical headlines. Graff’s unparalleled instinct for truth makes him the speaker for audiences looking to understand how politics impact business and commerce, from the changing domains of cybersecurity, to the social and economic events that shape our technology.  
Amber Baldet

CEO of Clovyr | Former JP Morgan Blockchain Lead

Amber Baldet is that rare blockchain speaker who brings clarity—and personality—to these important new technologies. Baldet was blockchain program lead at JP Morgan and is CEO of Clovyr. In keynotes, she looks at how “an internet of value” may disrupt the global economy while making life better for everyone.
 
Nicholas Thompson

Editor-in-Chief of Wired | Former Editor of NewYorker.com

Nicholas Thompson is the editor-in-chief of Wired, investigating the technological and ethical developments as they unfold in Silicon Valley. He speaks at the cutting edge of digital innovation—championing tech’s role in making the world a better place.
 
Michael Casey

Blockchain, Social Media and Fintech | Co-Author of The Truth Machine, The Social Organism, & The Age of Cryptocurrency

As Senior Advisor to MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative and co-author of both The Age of Cryptocurrency and The Truth Machine, Michael Casey demystifies the blockchain: the decentralized record-keeping system driving the bitcoin revolution.
 
Shlomo Benartzi

Author of The Smarter Screen, a book that unpacks online behavior

We live in a world of screens. Many of us spend the majority of our waking lives interacting with devices. Behavioral economist Shlomo Benartzi studies how we think and act differently on screens—responding to nudges and cues to make choices we wouldn’t make offline. The implications for educators, healthcare providers, retailers, and policy makers are profound.
 
Michael Katchen

Founder and CEO of Wealthsimple

If Toronto is the Silicon Valley of the North, then Michael Katchen is one of its leading figures. Katchen is the founder and CEO of Wealthsimple, whose easy-to-use service has redefined investing for a young generation, and whose massive success has disrupted the financial services industry.