29th May 2021, Downtown Dubai, Mastering the Business of Blockchain
This is a 1 day practical event specially designed for you, to understand Blockchain and business. It is all about 1 day to bring you up to speed on day to day business and other applications from blockchain technology. All explained in simple language everybody can understand.
This is intended for all people that that want to get a solid understanding of Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and other Blockchain applications. No prior technical knowledge is required.
Among others, you will learn the practical aspects of: What is Blockchain for real, what is crypto currencies, how do I buy criptocurrencies, how do use cryptocurrencies, how do I use Blockchain for other applications. You will get a deeper understanding of the capabilities and limitations of blockchain technology, so that you can use it for yourself and your business.
A framework for a blockchain-based strategy that addresses a challenge within your own business context. You will get practical knowledge of how blockchain powers applications like bitcoin and other token-based initiatives.
Gustavo Montero, Senior Blockchain Business Advisor
Gustavo is Swiss, a trained Engineer, and also holds an MBA/Finance and a Master of Science Degrees from top tier USA Universities. He has over 30 years of senior management experience at Chairman, Board of Directors, and CEO level. He has worked at top level with large Global top tier global Banks and has had substantial involvement in the M & A, Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Industry. He is currently a Senior Advisor within the Blockchain Industry. He was also Founder and Board Member of Technology companies, and is a strong player in the Fintech Industry. He has also been a University Professor and is currently active on the Global Blockchain Speaking circuit.
Gustavo is a specialist in Company strategy formation & business development – He is an inspirational leader with strong entrepreneurial spirit. – Fluent in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.
Jorge Sebastiao, International ICT Speaker
Seasoned CTO, with blockchain, AI, IoT, cyber security, managed services, cloud computing, big data, and ICT innovation professional focused on business value; brings experience, creativity, structure, motivation, & agility. Over 30 years of ICT experience, covering, innovation, architecture as well as risk management, compliance, auditing, certification, business continuity, & disaster recovery. Served sectors include Telecom, Oil & Gas, Financial , Government, Defense, HealthCare, & Education. Created the process A6 of security: Assess, Architect, Apply, Administer, Awareness & Agility. He architects practical & business focused solutions using standards & industry best practices.
He has been the speaker at numerous international conferences with topics including: ICS Security, ICT Security, Business Continuity, ICT Architecture (TOGAF), Wireless Security, Regulatory Compliance, Physical Security, Biometrics and Smart Cards, Ethical Hacking, ISO27001, ISO27002 (ISMS), ISO2000 (ITIL), ISO13335 (Risk Management), ISO22301 (BCMS), CobIT, Basel II, EMV-2, PCI-compliance, SOX, Info warfare, Fraud, Identity Theft, SAP-Security, CISSP, Forensics & Incidence Response. Jorge is action and results oriented with passion to deliver a results in a collaborative approach. He is also co-authored book “La Face Cachée du Credit”.
Pierre Boiteux, Engineer in Computer Science
Pierre is a French Engineer in Computer Science living in Dubai with a specialized master’s degree in Quantitative Finance. He worked as a Risk Analyst and Treasurer on Asian money markets for European banks in Spain and Switzerland.
He then started to work with cryptocurrencies as a miner, server manager, blockchain developer, and specialized in automated algorithmic trading strategies to benefit from this new market’s price inefficiencies and growth potential.
Jérôme Sinpaseuth, NFT Expert
Jérôme is an expert and a practitioner in the Non-Funjible Token Industry (NFT) . He is also an advocate for fintech & corporate social responsibility. His goal is to leverage the advantages of decentralized finance for philanthropy, social entrepreneurs, and the unbanked.
Member of the 4th group, a think thank about challenges on tech and politics, the French-British council, that gathers young leaders both in France and the UK, Jérôme is an active citizen on both sides of the channel.
Nicole Purin, Senior Legal Counsel
Experienced Senior Legal Counsel with a demonstrated history of working in the banking industry. Strong legal professional skilled in Securities, Investment Banking, Derivatives, Joint Ventures, and Capital Markets.
She is a world citizen, who has lived in Saudi Arabia, India, London, the United States and is now living in Dubai, where she works as an international finance lawyer covering the Middle East and Africa.
Nick Spanos, Founder, Bitcoin Center & Blockchain Center 2013
Founder of the Bitcoin Center in 2013 the first live crypto currency exchange. Located 100 feet from the New York Stock Exchange(prominently displayed on the netflix documentary “Banking on Bitcoin”). Inventor of the multi-branched blockchain, and blockchain voting. Both patents have been granted. Thirty years of experience in technology and politics.
Pioneer and thought leader in the blockchain paradigm. He was also Founder of GetaRoom.com in 1997. In 1983 he attended New York Institute of technology where he studied computer science and AeroSpace Engineering.
Tone Vays, Bitcoin/Blockchain Analyst, Consultant, Content Creator & Derivatives Trader
Tone has worked on Wall Street for 10 years prior discovering Bitcoin. Since then he has been educating people on his YouTube Channel about the importance of this unique Financial Technology. Tone has been featured in several Documentaries like Magic Money & Bitcoin – Beyond the Bubble and has had lot of media appearances like CNBC, RT and more.
He is an independent content creator at ToneVays.com, and the organizer of 3 Conferences: Unconfiscatable, Understanding Bitcoin and The Financial Summit for traders & hedge funds. Tone holds a Master Degree in Financial Engineering from Florida State University along with Bachelor Degrees in Mathematics and Geology.