Morgan Rockwell, CEO Bitcoin Inc a company that builds products and services that utilize Bitcoin. Morgan works to bring Bitcoin to the world daily via many companies, products, partnerships, as well as his endurance from bitcoins birth through the ups & downs until today. Bitcoin has so much potential from it’s development, it’s use & it’s value. Morgan acts on a self prescribed responsibility to be a good representative of Bitcoin in the United States so Bitcoin has a human voice able to lead, educate, develop & bring Bitcoin into places no one ever expected it to go.
Steve Beauregard, Chief Revenue Officer Bloq Steve was the Founder and former CEO of leading blockchain payment processor GoCoin. Bloq brings distributed blockchain financial products to large enterprise customers and gov’t agencies worldwide. Prior to GoCoin, Steve ran an innovative enterprise software firm introducing new efficiencies through mobile and eCommerce applications. In recent years Steve has delivered keynote speeches at blockchain events worldwide and has spoken at top universities and corporations on cryptocurrencies and mobile solutions.
Charlie Lee, Creator Litecoin, the most popular alternative currency to Bitcoin. He was previously Director of Engineering at Coinbase, the most popular crypto-currency wallet and exchange. Prior to joining Coinbase, he spent 6 years at Google working on YouTube Mobile, Chrome OS, and the Google Play Games platform. Charlie earned a Bachelors and Masters degree in electrical engineering and computer science from M.I.T.
Margaux Avedisian, VP Transform PR, Host of Burning Bridges with Margaux, Blockchain Entrepreneur & Comedian. Recently featured in the WSJ, New York based Margaux Avedisian is a publicist, entrepreneur, and advisor in the Bitcoin and Blockchain industry. Margaux is currently EVP at Transform PR, the leading blockchain public relations firm which has represented more than 100 blockchain companies and over 30 ICOs including Ethereum, Augur, Golem, Maidsafe, Gnosis and Unikoin. Prior to joining Transform PR, Margaux cofounded MonetaGo (a blockchain value transfer company) and Tradehill (the first Bitcoin exchange in America) as well as AlphaPoint. She was featured in the documentary “The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin” and serves as an advisor to blockchain companies like Augmate. She is also a standup comedian.
Austin Alexander, Lead Account Manager Kraken Digital Asset Exchange. Kraken is currently one of the largest and most successful cryptocurrency exchanges globally. Previously, in 2013, Austin co-founded the New York Bitcoin Center, the world’s first physical bitcoin exchange space. After nearly 5 years in the bitcoin exchange space, Austin has consulted and advised hundreds of businesses and
investors on the practical utility of cryptocurrency.
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