Keynote speakers are the best and brightest from the world of innovation. They are the innovators, thought leaders and decision makers that ignite discussion and illuminate tomorrow’s financial landscape; they are your shortcut to the future. Speaker submissions are now closed.

Col. Saeed M. Al Hajri

Director, Cybercrime Dept. Criminal Investigation Dept. at Dubai Police HQ

Dr. Marwan Alzarouni


Mohammed Shael Al Saadi

CEO of Strategic Affairs at Department of Economic Development

Dr. Noah Raford

COO at Dubai Future Foundation


Founder/Co-Founder CNET,, Uphold, Live Planet CEO VideoCoin

Dr. Moe Levin

Founder at Keynote


Co-founder, RSK

Eran Eyal

CEO and CoFounder, Shopin

Jason King

Co-Founder, Academy

Dustin Byington

President, Wanchain

Ola Oudin

CEO & Co-Founder, BitOasis

Veronica McGregor

Partner, Goodwin

Ruslan Gavrilyuk

Co-Founder at

Nick Spanos


Darshana Ubl

Business Advisor

Gabriel Abed

Founder and Director at Bitt Inc.

Harry Yeh

Managing Director, Binary Financial

Paul Puey

CEO & Founder, Edge

Dr. Gov van Ek

Co-Founder, BitCar

George Goognin

CEO & Founder at Karma, Vice Chairman - Russian Parliament Blockchain Experts Chamber

Ian Seddon

Founder, YooPing

Danish Farhan

CEO at Xische Holdings

Kilian Rausch

Product Director, Exchange Union

Vinay Gupta

Founder, Mattereum Ltd

Navin Gupta

Managing Director, South Asia & MENA

Rob Viglione

Co-founder, ZenCash

Yazan Barghuthi

Co-founder, Jibrel Network

Vanessa Grellet

Executive Director, ConsenSys

Josh Sutton

CEO, Agorai

Peter Smyrniotis

Director & Managing Partner, Victory Square

Mance Harmon

Co-founder & CEO, Hedera Hashgraph

Anthony Agoshkov

Founder, Terminal Global


Tax Lawyer, Baker & Mckenzie

ICO Pitch

Nobuo Shiraishi

Advisor, AI Innovation Japan

Gene Grant


David Gabor

Founder, Starflow

Alex Tsai

Co-founder, beepnow

Dawn W. Dickson

Founder & CEO, PopCom


Co-founder and CEO, INS

Martins Bratuskins

Founder & COO,

Khalid Maliki

COO & Co-Founder, Tykn

Arman Rousta

Founder and CEO, Kidcoin

Danny Arteaga

Chief Communication Officer (CCO), GEMERA

Amer Owaida

Copywriter, ALAX

Aram Abgaryan

Business Development, Soundeon

Greg Van den Bergh

Founder and CEO, Bankorus

Dan Bates

CEO, ImpactPPA

Past Speakers

H.E. Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr

Director General at Smart Dubai

Saif Al Aleeli

CEO, Dubai Future Foundation

Osman Sultan

CEO at Du

Wesam Lootah

CEO at Smart Dubai Government

Vitalik Buterin

Co-founder, Ethereum

John McAfee

Founder at McAfee

Brock Pierce

Managing Partner, Blockchain Capital

Patrick Byrne

CEO at

Marco Streng

CEO at Genesis Mining

Antanas Guoga

Member of European Parliament, Lithuania

Ali Sajwani

Group CIO at EmiratesNBD

Vinny Lingham

CEO - Civic

Iqbal AliKhan

Strategy and Business Development Executive, IBM

Albert Isola MP

Minister of Commerce, Gibraltar

Valery Vavilov

Founder and CEO, BitFury

Craig Sellars

Co-founder & Advisor, Tether

Peter Smith

CEO of

Anthony Butler

CTO at IBM Cloud

Vinay Gupta

Founder, Hexayurt Capital

Chris Ballinger

CFO at Toyota Financial Services

Yuri Lobyntsev

CTO & Co-Founder at Cindicator

Jeff Garzik

CEO at Bloq

Jeremy Gardner

Founder at Augur

Bruce Fenton

President at Atlantic Financial

James Bernard

Director of Business Development at DMCC

David Horton

Head of Innovation at Synechron

Sean Walsh

Partner at Redwood City Ventures

Marco Streng

CEO at Genesis Mining

Esteban Van Goor

Tax Lawyer at Baker & Mckenzie

Trevor Koverko

CEO at Polymath

Marshall Long

Co-Founder at eBoost

Dan Morehead

CEO at Pantera Capital

Fares Ghandour

Partner at Wamda Capital

Nick Williamson

CEO of

Nicolas Cary


Bill Tai

VC - KiteVC

Alvaro Abella

Managing Partner at Beco Capital

Pinaki Aich

Vice President Group Strategy at DIFC

Peter Rizzo

Editor at CoinDesk

Chance Barnett

CEO - Crowdfunder

Brian Billingsley

CEO - Klarna


CEO & Co-founder, OTOY

Reeve Collins

Co-founder & CEO, BlockV