Kristīne Upīte, is Latvian, currently living in Riga. She has two bachelor degrees – in painting and in art education. Her style is very much contemporary but it presents itself as earthy and real, she uses shadows and light to create beautiful versions of everyday things. As an emerging illustrator in the Baltics she has been in two group exhibitions, “Academia 100” in “Arsenals Hall” Riga, and in the contemporary art exhibition “Savage” in Drusti, Latvia
Currently on an as yet unsuccessful quest to prove he is Satoshi Nakomoto, and claim the rights to 1.1M Bitcoins whose keys he states were lost in a 2020 hack, Wright would be one of the richest people in the world if his claims ever were proven true.
The founder and CEO of Maker Foundation, the developer of MakerDAO, which maintains and regulates Dai, one of the largest and most widely used stablecoins in crypto.
CEO and founder at Chainlink, the foundational decentralized oracle provider used by centralized exchanges and decentralized protocols to provide accurate pricing information on-chain.
Founder and CEO of Aave Labs, the developer of the Aave protocol (formally EthLend), which became DeFi’s largest pure lending platform in crypto.
Founder & ex-CEO of CoinMarketCap, crypto’s leading site for market data which was acquired by Binance in 2020.
Founder of Uniswap, one of the largest decentralized automated market makers which provided an entirely unique approach for blockchain users to pool liquidity and trade assets outside of centralized exchanges.
A UPenn Ph.D. graduate in security protocols and compiler verification, a researcher at Microsoft, a senior infrastructure engineer at Google, Tse sold his startup Spotsetter to Apple before becoming founder and CEO of Harmony, a layer-1 network operating on Ethereum.
A financial commentator and CEO of stockbroking firm Euro Pacific Capital, Schiff is a highly vocal, often controversial Bitcoin bear, calling the cryptocurrency overpriced as early as 2012, with such controversy also continuing to maintain his crypto profile.
Founder and CEO of Astar Network, a smart contract network on layer-1 network Polkadot, Watanabe was prior at blockchain startup Chronicled and a blockchain researcher at the University of Tokyo, and now also is a task force member on the Japanese government’s Trusted Web Promotion Council.
A serial tech entrepreneur, with two previous successful exits, Benartzi is co-founder of the Bancor Protocol, a standard allowing cryptocurrencies to convert to other tokens directly through their smart contracts.
With a prior 20+ year background in financial services, Cascarilla is co-founder and CEO of Paxos, a regulated blockchain infrastructure platform onboarding traditional finance to crypto, with partnerships which include Mastercard, Facebook, and Paypal.
A Harvard Ph.D in economics graduate, lecturer at NYU’s Stern School of Business, Roubini is chairman of high profile economic consultancy Roubini Macro Associates, having previously worked at the IMF, the Federal Reserve, the World Bank, as well as advising both the Clinton and Obama administrations, and is a vocal critic of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency generally.