Silvia Andriotto

Associate Director,
JTC Group.

International experience spanning four different countries, Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Monaco. Six years in Corporate Finance & Corporate Development carrying out transactions in various industries. Business Development background guiding firms through their global expansion process. Expertise in all aspects of corporate law, corporate strategy, business development, financial planning, operations, corporate services, pricing strategies, and marketing.

Mark Dambacher

CEO,
InCore Bank

Mark Dambacher has been involved since the founding of InCore Bank in 2007. The business engineer was appointed Deputy CEO in 2010 and was responsible for Risk and Compliance, Customer Care and Finance. In March 2015, the native German took over the management of the bank. The Moto Guzzi fan started his career at the consulting firms KPMG and PwC.

Roger Darin

Head Crypto Assets, inacta AG

With his first IT startup founded at age 17, Roger Darin has always been enthusiastic about technology and entrepreneurship . While he then pursued a more traditional career in Investment Banking, working in several major financial centres such as Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney and others, he continued to nurture his interests in technology. His first professional foray into Bitcoin was in 2014 when his company started to offer seminars, demonstrating the vast implications that came with Blockchain technology. After working as a Product Manager for a wealth management platform for a little under two years, he joined inacta in Zug to support their efforts to build a comprehensive ecosystem and move clients into the blockchain age.

Christian Di Giorgio

Product Manager, Tokengate

Christian Di Giorgio has a special talent: he translates business requirements into digital solutions. With degrees in computer science and business administration, he knows both worlds and over the last two decades, he has developed systems to meet complex IT challenges. He has worked for IBM and Swisscom before joining Inacta as a blockchain consultant for large corporations and start-ups in Crypto Valley. Customers value Christian's IT expertise and experience, especially in the challenges of integrating blockchain applications into existing IT landscapes. He is co-author of the book "Live from Crypto Valley".

Carlos H. Fernandez Mazzi

Partner,

From complex commodities businesses, to large-scale sustainable investments and charity operations, Carlos has built considerable international business acumen over the past 30 years. With FinKa GmbH, a Zug-based advisory firm which he founded, he leverages this experience with a passion for the promise of blockchain technology to lower the barriers of entry to global financial markets. A firm believer in blockchain as the catalyst for the evolution of finance towards new asset classes, Carlos is working to converge his impact investment background with the synergies of the Crypto Valley ecosystem in Switzerland to build sustainable projects at the crossroads of traditional and crypto finance. He is actively investing in productive assets that will issue creative financial instruments representing security tokens for the retail investor.

Charles Hoskinson

CEO & Founder,
IOHK, Cardano, Ethereum

Charles Hoskinson is a Colorado-based technology entrepreneur and mathematician. He attended Metropolitan State University of Denver and University of Colorado Boulder to study analytic number theory before moving into cryptography through industry exposure.His professional experience includes founding three cryptocurrency-related start-ups – Invictus Innovations, Ethereum and IOHK – and he has held a variety of posts in both the public and private sectors. He was the founding chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation’s education committee and established the Cryptocurrency Research Group in 2013. His current projects focus on education people about cryptocurrency, being an evangelist for decentralization and making cryptographic tools easier to use for the mainstream. This includes leading the research, design and development of Cardano, a third-generation cryptocurrency that launched in September 2017.

Hans Kuhn

Co-Founder & Partner, DALAW

Hans Kuhn is a practicing attorney in Zurich, Switzerland specializing in banking and financial market law with a focus on banking and fintech regulation. He advises several blockchain-based digital asset projects. Dr. Kuhn works on blockchain legislation with governments in both Switzerland and Liechtenstein and is a co-founder of Yapeal, a Swiss neo bank project, where he is chairman of the Board. He additionally sits as a member of the Board at Crowdlitoken, a DLT-based company which allows for direct and indirect investments in real estate. Prior joining a private practice in 2014, Dr. Kuhn served as chief legal counsel for the Swiss National Bank (the central bank of Switzerland) for more than 13 years. He has extensive experience as a member of national and international expert groups on matters such as securities law and regulation, bank resolution, derivatives and netting legislation.

Luzius Meisser

Founder,
Meisser Economics

Luzius holds a master's degree in Computer Science from ETH Zurich and a master's degree in Economics from University of Zurich. He has previously founded a cloud storage startup, and have invested in a few select Swiss startups. Luzius is board member of Bitcoin Suisse, quitt.ch, AlgoTrader, Meisser Economics, Swiss Crypto Tokens AG, and Bitcoin Association Switzerland. Furthermore, He is a PhD student at the Institute for Banking and Finance, University of Zurich.

Philippe Nägeli

CEO,
GenTwo AG

Philippe A. Naegeli is a talented business builder, with a strong track record in investment banking, general management, and leadership. Philippe founded and managed an international circle of financial institutions and institutional investment funds. He has extraordinary experience in trading and creating tailor-made risk-averse investment strategies and products. He was the founder and owner of PAN Asset Management, which he sold in 2012. Philippe is a managing partner and vice president of the board at Forstmann & Company Merchant Bank, US and is an active investor in multiple companies. Patrick Loepfe and Philippe partnered to build GENTWO.

Daniel Rutishauser

CEO,
DSENT AG

Daniel's focus as a DLT/Blockchain enthusiast is not on cryptocurrencies, but on advising start-ups on the execution of ICOs and the development of solutions as well as supporting enterprises in their blockchain activities. In his role as Head of Blockchain at inacta, he shapes the Crypto Valley ecosystem from within. He is convinced that the DLT concept with its underlying technology stack (also known as the "Internet of Value") will fundamentally change many markets and society - even more than the World Wide Web.

Roman Schnider

CFO & Head of Operations, Tezos Foundation

Dr. Johannes Schweifer

CEO,
CoreLedger

Dr. Johannes Schweifer is the Co-Founder and CEO of CoreLedger AG and Co-Founder of Bitcoin Suisse AG. He is a Bitcoin and blockchain pioneer with more than 15 years of experience as a project manager and software architect for enterprises in the IT and financial sectors. He holds a Master's in Chemistry and a PhD in Distributed Computing and Quantum Chemistry from the University of Vienna. Nowadays He devotes his time to building a blockchain-based infrastructure which allows existing or new businesses to run on blockchain.

Lars Seier Christensen

CEO,
Seier Capital

Lars Seier Christensen co-founded Saxo Bank, a pioneer in FX and derivatives trading, in 1992. He served as co-CEO of the bank for more than 20 years before stepping down in 2016 to focus on other investments. During his years at Saxo, the bank grew to 1500 employees, spread across more than 20 locations around the world. SaxoTrader, the bank’s flagship online trading offering was first launched in 1998 as one of the first online FX trading platforms ever. Since then SaxoTrader has grown to become one of the world’s most complete multi-asset platforms. Mr. Christensen experienced first-hand the major regulatory changes transforming derivative trading services to private clients and smaller institutions, and this practical experience is incredibly valuable for understanding the regulatory roadmap ahead for cryptocurrencies and financial blockchain applications.

Hubertus Thonhauser

Member of the Board,
Tezos Foundation

Hubertus is a venture capital investor with a portfolio of 20 companies based in the US, GCC and Europe. He is founding partner of Enabling Future, a Dubai based VC boutique. Hubertus is also an early backer of Tezos, Rootstock and other projects in the DLT-space. Since February 2018, Hubertus is serving on the board of the Tezos Foundation. In 2011 Hubertus co-founded what became the leading mobile games company in the MENA region, acquired by Stillfront Group, a NASDAQ-listed gaming company in 2016. Prior to entering the tech- and VC space Hubertus was CEO Switzerland of Casinos Austria, at that time the largest operator in the back then nascent regulated casino market in Switzerland.