BlockJakarta 2020 Speakers
Oscar Darmawan had been involved in the IT industry for military and corporate for more than twelve years. Acting as the CEO and the co-founder of INDODAX as the largest Indonesia Digital Asset exchange which currently facilitates trading any crypto asset for more than 1,2million members in Indonesia. INDODAX previously known as BitCoin Indonesia.
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Colonel(Electronic)Dr. Ir. Arwin DatumayaWahyudi Sumari, S.T., M.T, IPM was inaugurated as 2nd Lieutenant Officer of Electronics Corps of the Indonesian Air Force from Indonesian Air Force Academy, Yogyakarta, and achieved Adi Makayasa Medal as Best of the Best Graduateas well Trophy for the Best Electronic Majoring graduate 1988-1991. He received S.T. degree in Artificial Neural Network, M.T. degree in Multi Agent System, and Doctor in Cognitive Artificial Intelligencefrom Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia. All degrees were achieved with Cum Laude. His research interests are Cognitive Artificial Intelligence for defense and security,cyberspace operations, social media operations, information security, and blockchain. He is a Senior Researcher at Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Research Group (CAIRG)ITB.
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Antony is one of the leading experts in Enterprise Blockchain technology across the world, starting in 2017 with Oracle corporation and authoring Commercializing Blockchain in 2019, Antony is now Managing Director Blockchain Practice at Global Technology consultancy, Luxoft (A DXC technology company).
Antony is Board advisor to the UK government on Blockchain, guest lecturer on the UCL Blockchain programme, Board advisor to two Blockchain startups, Member of the Forbes Technology council, Keynote speaker on Blockchain and Author #1 best seller “The Retail Handbook”.
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Dharmayugo Hermansyah : He has worked for Ministry of Trade in Trade Analysis and Development Agency since 2018. He had joined with Commodity Trading RegulatoryAgency (CoFTRA) with 18 years' experiences in area of futures trading, auction market and warehouse receipt system.
He has a bachelor and master degree from Diponegoro University (1998) and Nagasaki Universiti (2001). He now works in dealing with research and development trading regulation or policy to overcome dynamic and economic development.
After founding several successful companies in Silicon Valley, Roger began his Bitcoin journey in February 2011. He became the first person in the world to start investing in Bitcoin related-startups, and nearly single-handedly funded the entire first generation of Bitcoin businesses.
Miko is a cofounder of the Evercoin Exchange, a Noncustodial exchange backed by industry executives such as Roger Ver.
As a General Partner of Gumi Ventures, a $30M Venture Capital Fund, an investor in Pantera Capital, a Venture Partner with BitBull Capital and an advisor to Arrington XRP capital, Miko is an active investor, supporter, advisor and analyst for Blockchain companies and Open Source Financial Infrastructure.
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President and Principal Fellow of the British Blockchain Association.
Founding Chair, Centre for Evidence-Based Blockchain.
Named the “Think Tank” and listed in the “Top 40 Blockchain Influencers in the UK” by the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group in July 2018.
The first person in the world to coin the term “Evidence-Based Blockchain” (EBB).
Editor-in-Chief and Founder of the Journal of the British Blockchain Association (JBBA), World’s first Open Access Scientific Blockchain journal available both in print, and online.
MSc in Cryptocurrency (Awarded the prestigious ‘Genesis Block Scholarship for ‘Exceptional & Notable contributions to Blockchain Technology & Cryptocurrencies)
Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP) from Cryptocurrency Certification Consortium.
Honorary Lecturer at the University of Liverpool.
Chair of Research & Education SIG at Enterprise Ethereum Alliance.
Chaired the World’s First ‘Scholars in Blockchain’, International Scientific Conference in London on 12 March 2019.
Consultant Neurovascular Physician in the NHS.
Fellow of Edinburgh and Glasgow Royal Colleges of Physicians, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a Member of Academy of Medical Educators of UK (MAcadMedEd).
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Muhammad Neil El Himam works for the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy as the Director for Applications & Governance of digital economy. He is responsible for ensuring access to ICT infrastructure for the 16 creative economy subsectors in Indonesia, including IT applications. His tasks include coordinating with other ministries responsible for providing ICT infrastructure, local government and creative communities needing access to ICT infrastructure
Jack Shaw is an Innovation and Change Management Strategist with more than 30 years’ experience helping leaders transform their organizations’ digital ecosystems amid new waves of technology. A Global Thought Leader, he was voted one of the World’s Top 25 Speakers and one of the Top Five Technology Futurists in polls conducted by Speaking.com. Jack is available for virtual presentations, keynotes, consulting, strategic advisory, workshops and moderating.
Melanie Mohr is a Berlin-based entrepreneur with 20 years’ experience media, marketing and mobile applications. In 2016 she founded YEAY - the leading community for Generation Z to share honest recommendation videos with one another about the lifestyle products they love. In 2018 she became the founder and CEO of the WOM Protocol, the blockchain company helping brands tap into peer-to-peer recommendations and digital publishers monetize their platforms in a user-friendly way through word-of-mouth content.
Melanie is a four-time founder and a strong female presence in the tech and blockchain scenes. She is a member and Global Chair of the prestigious H2 network as well as a chapter lead of the Disruption Disciples.
Melanie is a frequent speaker at tech, blockchain and marketing events around the globe.
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Security audit various commercial banks. I was named the #1 network security expert in Indonesia by Swa magazine (a business magazine). Currently, I am working for my own companies (INDO CISC, Insan Infonesia, Insan Music Store - digital music distribution) and teaching at Institut Teknologi Bandung / ITB (the best tech university in Indonesia). I do mentoring for some (future) start up companies, eg. with Founder Institute and other technology incubators. Behind the screen, I am also involved with many Internet & telecommunication policies in Indonesia.
Pandu Sastrowardoyo lives at the intersection of business and technology. Having led multinational teams in several companies, she has a strong passion to link People, Products, and Processes to create new Possibilities.
She was the Country Leader of IBM’s first Expert Integrated System, PureSystems; a Business Manager for IBM ASEAN Lab Services, a part of the IBM Research labs; the AP Technical Manager for the IBM Worldwide Migration Factory Team; and Territory General Manager for Managed Services Partners in Indonesia.
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Prof Olinga Taeed PhD FIoD is visiting professor in Blockchain at Birmingham City University. He is one of 7 people to be appointed as Council Member and Expert Advisor to Chinese Ministry of Commerce ‘China E-Commerce Blockchain Committee’, and Founder of the not-for-profit Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance, the world’s leading think tank on movement of value with 165,000 members. Olinga is Chief Editor of peer reviewed journal ‘Frontiers in Blockchain’ with 488 editors
Shiliang Tang is the CIO of LedgerPrime, a quantitative digital asset investment firm. Prior to LedgerPrime, Shiliang was Cofounder and COO of WorldCover, a global Insurtech startup backed by prominent venture capital investors. Previously, Shiliang spent eight years as a derivatives trader on the proprietary trading desks of UBS and Merrill Lynch.
Yael Tamar is the CMO and Partner at Solidblock, which provides a new fundraising vehicle, offering a compliant global platform for the issuance and trade of digital securities backed by real estate & other assets. Yael is a blockchain strategist, speaker, advisor, and mentor. Prior to Solidblock, Yael founded and led a blockchain advisory firm TopOfBlockchain, where she focused on marketing strategy, market education, and building new business and token models within regulatory and market constraints. Yael has over a decade of experience as a marketing executive within the fintech, finance, telecom and energy industries, as well as a long track record as an entrepreneur. She has founded the Women in Block global network, advancing women influencers in the blockchain industry. Yael is also a regional co-chair at FIBREE, the Foundation for International Blockchain and Real Estate Expertise, the leading international network for exchanging knowledge between the real estate industry.
Michael Bacina is a Partner at Piper Alderman focusing on Digital Law and serving Blockchain businesses including novel tokenized offerings, digital currency exchanges and other technology businesses. He has a particular interest in Central Bank Digital Currencies, and provided submissions and testimony to the Australian Senate Inquiry into Fintech and Regtech focusing on the opportunity presented by Central Bank Digital Currencies. He writes daily news and publishes a weekly update on Blockchain matters and has presented on Blockchain globally from New York and San Francisco to Perth and Bali. He holds a Masters of Laws from UNSW, Sydney, and Bachelor’s degrees in Law and Commerce from Macquarie University, Sydney and is ranked in the Legal 500 and as a Band 1 Fintech lawyer by the prestigious Chambers & Partners.
Heslin Kim is the Director of Business Development APAC at Euronext Market Singapore for Tokeny Solutions, and partner at Digital Strategies private equity. With over 11 years of experience in various industry roles and engagement within the DLT sector since early 2017, Heslin’s key strengths have culminated in his full engagement in accelerating the global tokenization of securities in traditional capital markets. He is a well-known KOL across the Asia Pacific having spoken at over 28 conferences about tokenized digital securities.
Marcus is the co-founder and CEO of Zipmex. He oversees the entire global expansion and development of the exchange ecosystem. He was previously the founder and CEO of Oneflare.com.au, Australia’s fastest growing marketplace for local services, which was partially acquired by Fairfax Media to form part of the Domain Group (ASXLDHG). He was also the winner of the Anthill Entrepreneur Award and Deloitte APAC Fast 500.
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Dr. Robin Kiera, one of the most listened to voices in the European insurance and finance industry. Robin coined the phrase "Attention Hacking". With Digitalscouting his company supports banks and insurer around the world to hack the attention of clients and sales managers.
Executive in Technology Management and Client Service, Sales Engineering, Professional Services and Partner Alliances. Concentrating on building and structuring startup divisions, growing new territories and managing partners worldwide while attaining aggressive sales goals for software companies. Expertise in enterprise software, blockchains, bitcoin, portal, Adobe Enterprise Manager (CQ5 AEM), cloud technologies (AWS Azure), business process management (BPM) and Security software. Record of having achieved over 463% of quota in the Latin American market for BEA systems while building, staffing and establishing regional partner relationships. Director of Software Development in the securities and fixed income market for major financial institution.
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Roberto discovered a passion for Information Technology at the tender age of 6. In the formative years of the Internet he expanded his business reach into the online world and quickly found his company’ services in great demand. Roberto, specialised in Lawful Interception systems and big data analysis, is also a consultant to law enforcement agencies.
Moved to Asia a decade ago, Roberto is now a renowned Blockchain expert, associate of the Nxt Foundation and the first to apply Blockchain technology to supply chain and trade finance.
Head of Business Development and Communications with more than 10 years’ experience in Business Development and Public Relations.
Skillful negotiator and communicator, decisive on project implementation.
Self-starter with the ability to exceed expectations in a fast-paced and changing environment. Capable of taking the initiative and working with minimal direction.
Strongly believe that happiness begins when you leave your comfort zone.
Speaks 5 languages, PhD program alumni
Marta serves as the Director of Ecosystem at Hyperledger. Marta studied in Warsaw and Berlin, obtaining a double Masters and a PhD in Computer Science. Her professional career started with Security and Privacy in the Telekom space. In 2015 she drunk the Kool Aid and joined Blockckstream, one of the more significant Bitcoin companies. As part of her role in Hyperledger Marta evangelizes technology and Open Source at conferences around the world and helps enterprises with applying permissioned Blockchains to their use-cases.
Marta is passionate about how Blockchain can help in non traditional spaces, such as identity, last mile aid and education delivery and sustainability. Leading the public speaking and outreach at Hyperledger, she has given numerous interviews, both written and in visual media. Marta also formed the W3C Blockchain community Group and is a valued member of ID2020, DIF, Sovrin Technical Governing Board, Cambridge Blockchain Society.
Some of my core expertise is in Sales, Business Development & Operations
I have a career spanning across a variety of industries in technology and finance such as Telecoms, Computer Tech, Fin Tech & Hotel Tech
David is the creator of the xx coin and founder of the xx network, the first consumer-scale, quantum secure online platform that allows you to communicate and exchange value without revealing so-called "metadata". David Chaum is a pioneer in cryptography and privacy-preserving technologies, and is widely recognized as the inventor of digital cash. His work on cryptographic “vault systems” contains the first proposal for a blockchain protocol, containing all but one element detailed 26 years later in the Bitcoin white-paper.His company, DigiCash, created the first digital currency, eCash, in 1995. eCash deployed David's breakthrough cryptographic blind signature protocol to create the world's first attempt at anonymous digital cash. With a Ph.D. in computer science from UC Berkeley, he taught at NYU Graduate School of Business and the University of California, led a number of breakthrough projects and founded the International Association for Cryptologic Research."