with the most influential thinkers , movers and shakers , talent force of tomorrow in Blockchain
Venue : University of Zurich (Moussonstrasse) , Switzerland
When : 20 January 2017 9 am to 6 pm
What’s cool this New Year: Blockchain in Zurich
You can join us for a weekend skiing break in the Alps near Davos after the Conference on Friday!
We successfully hosted Blockchain Storm Geneva 30 Sep 2016
Agenda & Key Themes
1. Blockchain & Banking
Title: Blockchain Banking 2020 vision
Disruption or Seamless integration?
2. Blockchain’s Potential to transform
The future of Financial Services Infrastructure
Title: The changing landscape & new services to emerge
3. Blockchain & Regulation
“Countries Blockchain Readiness”
“Regulation – The untold story”
4. Blockchain & Capital Markets
What Blockchain solutions are in the making?
5. Blockchain & Investment Management
Automated Compliance & Proxy Voting
6. Blockchain & Deposits/Lending
Syndicated Loans & Trade Finance
7. Blockchain Stacked with other Key Tech trends
– Big Data
– Cyber Security
8. Blockchain Startup Showcase
Tomorrow’s Ideas : New Product Demo Zone
30 minute Sessions
1. The Mega trends unleashed by Blockchain
2. Industrial Mashups
3. Blockchain & the Sharing Economy
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Our Distinguished Speakers
CEO, Input Output
Charles Hoskinson is a Colorado based technology entrepreneur and mathematician. He attended Metropolitan State University of Denver and University of Colorado at Boulder to study Analytic Number Theory prior to moving into cryptography via industry exposure.
His professional experience includes founding three Cryptocurrency related start-ups- Invictus Innovations, Ethereum and IOHK- and a variety of colorful positions in the public and private sector. He was the founding chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation’s education committee and established the Cryptocurrency Research Group in September of 2013.
His current projects focus on education of cryptocurrency topics, evangelism of decentralization and making cryptographic tools easier to use for the mainstream.
CEO Zero Field Labs
Arifa Khan is a London based Blockchain Researcher, a seasoned Banking & finance, strategy and
operations executive, with over 15 years experience in Investment banking,
He has been actively involved in the blockchain technology space, since 2011 when he created with Vitalik Buterin the world’s first Bitcoin centric publication - Bitcoin Magazine. He served as Editor-in-Chief for the magazine, until late 2013, when he joined Vitalik in founding the Ethereum project.
In the early days of Ethereum, Mihai led the Swiss efforts to establish the business infrastructure and legal framework critical for the Ethereum “pre-sale” campaign. Following the successful Swiss setup, he oversaw the Ethereum operations as Strategic Manager and Vice-President of the Ethereum Foundation, until late 2015, when he focused his attention on making the AKASHA dream a reality.
Marc P. Bernegger is a Swiss-based web entrepreneur and Fintech investor. He is known for founding usgang.ch as well as Amiando and for promoting entrepreneurship and FinTech in Switzerland.
Bernegger has been an active investor in several startups and serves on the board of multiple companies. In 2013, he founded Finance 2.0, the first FinTech conference in Switzerland.Currently, he is the owner of Bernegger Ventures; a consulting and investing firm established in 2007. He was called one of the "100 most successful Swiss under the age of 40" by BILANZ magazine and one of "The 100 most influential technology investors in Europe" by Telegraph.
CEO, Diamond Coin
Dr. Mathias Bucher holds a PhD in finance from the University of Zurich
and a Masters in Economics from HEC Lausanne and Universidad Carlos III Madrid.
He lectures Blockchain Technology and Investment Strategies at
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.
He is also the founder and CEO of Blockchain-Innovation.com,
a company specializing in blockchain solutions and -consulting.
The flagship product of Blockchain-Innovation.com is Diamond Coin,
the globally first digital currency fully collateralized by high-grade diamonds.
Mathias was the co-founder of AllMountain Capital, where he managed over USD 100m.
AllMountain Capital’s flagship fund won the Investors Choice Award
for the Best Emerging Managed Futures Fund 2012.
Before, he was a Portfolio Manager for the Alternative Investment Company Horizon21.
Mathias started his career as a Consultant for for the Strategy Consulting Firm McKinsey & Co.
Prof Willi Brammertz
Author Unified Financial Analysis
Michael Parsons, a UK qualified Chartered Accountant (FCA), is a well-known and respected independent Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency Advisor, Entrepreneur and experienced Presenter and a founder member of the UK Digital Currency Association. Michael was previously a Banking Consultant for KPMG in Moscow & PwC in London. Michael has over 25 years experience and understanding of operational banking, including leading a bank start-up in Dubai — providing him a with a unique perspective on the emerging potential of Blockchain Distributed Ledger and CryptoCurrency applications in financial services and other areas.
The first ever Blockchain Storm Zurich 20 January 2017 9am to 5:30pm University of Zurich Catch the action in person in Zurich , right after WEF at DAVOS! If you cannot be in Davos for the World Economic Forum, come meet the Blockchain leaders in Zurich on Friday 20 January 2017.
The first ever Blockchain Storm Zurich for futurist CEOs in Banking & Financial Services, Information Technology & other industries
ARIFA KHAN CEO Zero Field Labs Blockchain Council India
Arifa Khan is an avid researcher on Blockchain technology. She is Founder of Blockchain Storm Global Series showcasing latest developments in Europe, and architect of Europe-India Conclave launched in Delhi in Dec 2015. She works with Government of India on various national priorities such as infrastructure financing. She has an MBA from Wharton School of Business and a B.Tech from IIT Madras. She will be launching Blockchain Council India for Banks & FIs.
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20 January 2017
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Blockchain Storm Zurich
“The yet unexplored potential of Blockchain Technology -
What hasn’t been conjured up yet? What has missed the imagination of Blockchain adventurers so far? “
Blockchain Storm Series is an affiliate of Fintech Storm Series, a spectacular monthly series hosted in Central London Zone 2 for fintech folks by fintech folks. We have hosted 30+ events featuring 200+ fintech companies and 3000+ attendees so far , including Bigchain DB, Blockchain.info, Currency Cloud, Boku, Zapp, Bango, Sage Pay, Coinsciences, Friendly Score, Revolut, Mango Pay etc
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