The CoinGeek bComm Conference will host the world's Bitcoin leaders.Speaker Information
Chief Executive Officer - Bitmain
Jihan Wu is an entrepreneur, financial analyst and bitcoin evangelist. He’s best known as the co-founder of Bitmain Technologies which is the world’s largest supplier of ASIC mining chips.
Wu is the first person to create a Chinese translation of Satoshi Nakamoto’s bitcoin whitepaper.
Chief Executive Officer - Bitcoin.com
Roger is most well-known for his work promoting Bitcoin. Starting in 2011 he became the first person in the entire world to start investing in Bitcoin startups, years before traditional venture capital entered the space.
Dr. Craig Wright
Chief Scientist - nChain
Dr. Craig Wright has been involved with Bitcoin since 2009 and is one of the earliest minds behind Bitcoin.
Dr. Wright is an Australian computer scientist, businessman and inventor who challenges the world with visionary ideas. Currently, he is Chief Scientist for nChain – the global leader in research and development of blockchain technologies.
Chief Executive Officer – nChain Group
Jimmy Nguyen is the CEO of nChain Group, the global leader in research and development of blockchain technologies – focusing on Bitcoin Cash as the true Bitcoin.
Before joining nChain, Jimmy had a 21-year career as an intellectual property and digital technology lawyer. As a partner in major U.S. law firms, he represented multinational corporates and emerging companies in a wide range of sectors – including technology, entertainment & media, sports, financial services, consumer products, and retail. A leader in the IP community, Jimmy was formerly chair of the State of California’s IP section and was named by Lawdragon in 2008 as one of the “500 Leading Lawyers in America.”
Lead Developer - Bitcoin ABC
Amaury Sechet is the lead developer for Bitcoin Cash and a former Facebook software engineer.
He’s one of the foremost thinkers on blockchain technology.
Ryan X Charles
Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer - Yours.org
Ryan X. Charles is the Cofounder & CEO of Yours, a social platform that gets people paid for creating and discovering good content with Bitcoin Cash micropayments.
Formerly he was the cryptocurrency engineer at reddit and worked as a software engineer at both BitPay and BitGo. He has been involved in the Bitcoin industry as an advocate since 2011.
Chief Executive Officer - Centbee
Lorien Gamaroff is the founder/CEO of Bankymoon, a blockchain and cryptocurrency consultancy and co-founder/CEO of Centbee, a cryptocurrency payments and remittance company.
As South Africa’s foremost blockchain expert, Lorien has been invited around the world to speak on digital/crypto currencies and decentralised/distributed ledgers and their benefits for emerging economies.
Legal Director - Expedia Global Payments
Michael Wood is the legal director for Expedia Global Payments.
He’s an expert in e-commerce risk and fraud prevention, economic sanctions and technology related transactions.
Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer - Quoine
Mike is QUOINE’s Co-Founder CEO, QUOINE is one of the leading Blockchain / Cryptocurrency companies in the world and is already the largest in Asia (excluding China).
Having graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Law from University of Tokyo, before going on to complete an MBA at Harvard, Mike brings extensive experience encompassing Business, Management, and Investment within the technology and telecommunication sectors.
Chief of Digital Asset Solutions - SBI Bits
Jerry Chan, Chief of Digital Asset Solutions of SBI BITS spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan Technology before entering the cryptocurrency space.
Chan co-founded bitcoin startup Bittoku G.K and is now with SBI Bits, the FinTech arm of SBI Holdings.
General Manager - Global Poker, VGM Holdings Limited
Jonas Ödman is the General Manager of Global Poker, a social online poker site owned by Australian company VGM Holdings Limited.
Ödman is an online poker industry veteran who is famous for sending shock waves through the iGaming industry in 2009 with the Recreational Poker Model that he presented at EiG Copenhagen. The model that Ödman pioneered has since become the industry norm.
Ödman started his career in the industry at the Ongame Network in 2004. At the time Ongame was the largest poker network in the world and was sold to Betandwin in 2006 for 500m Euro. Ödman then co-founded Gnuf, a Malta based poker and casino operator on the Microgaming network, which later merged with sportsbook Betway, becoming the Betway Group. In 2009 Ödman joined the Bodog Network and launched the Recreational Poker Model which saw Bodog rocket from being listed as the 25th biggest poker room on Pokerscout.com to becoming the 3rd biggest poker room in the world.
As one of the thought leaders of the industry Ödman has been invited as a speaker to a number of conferences in Europe, North America and Asia over the years.
Chief Operating Officer - nCrypt
Throughout her 15+ years in operational management, Angela has directed large-scale projects with offices around the world.
Her ability to support numerous objectives allows her to effectively develop operational, human resources, and compliance regime policies and procedures within the financial technology industry. Currently, Angela is the Chief Operating Officer at nCrypt (formerly known as nTrust), a cryptocurrency exchange that allows Canadian users to buy, sell, and store Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin. Angela’s experience in risk mitigation, compliance, business development, and HR enables her to effectively adapt within the fast-paced and challenging world of cryptocurrency.
Chief Technology Officer - CoinText
Vin Armani, Chief Technology Officer of CoinText, is a philosopher, serial tech entrepreneur and CryptoSavage. He is the host of The Vin Armani Show on Activist Post.
In addition to being an author and speaker, he has made his living as a television star, film producer, software developer, art gallerist, pirate radio station operator, DJ and motorcycle courier. He studied Philosophy at Howard University.