Daisy Ozim Director Blockchain for Social Justice collective. This is a platform designed to promote education and access of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency for marginalized communities. Daisy has worked to support the inclusion of women in the blockchain ecosystem through her tireless advocacy efforts. She is a founding member of the Black Womens Blockchain Council, and advisor for SHEQ wallet, a cryptocurrency wallet specifically designed for women and is now working on statewide efforts to establish blockchain policy and education for economic development non-profits. Daisy hosts events to bring women together and educate them in order to diversify the blockchain space.
Jomari Peterson Creator The Digital Reserve which is the cost-based proof of stake protocol which will be used to facilitate eliminating predatory lending. Prior to The Digital Reserve, he delivered a 10x return as the Co-founder for the Quantum Resistant Ledger, leading to a $100 Million+ Valuation. He is also an avid supporter of social enterprises and non-profit activities at the Oasis Project where he helped facilitate the raise of over 1 million dollarsr. He is a PhD Candidate at Carnegie Mellon University in Engineering & Public Policy with a focus on risk assessment and system design and graduate of the MBA and Civil Engineering Program at Howard University.
Anitha Beberg CEO Seva Exchange Corp which is an AI and blockchain startup that is reinventing volunteerism. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Anitha spent a decade in Software Project Management and worked in companies such as Siemens, Sun, Cadence, and HP. While taking time off to raise a family, she spent much of her free time volunteering. A few years back, Anitha ended up meeting an inspiring individual who introduced her to timebanking. Where you give an hour of service, get a time credit redeemable for an hour of service for yourself. She joined Timebanks.org, the nonprofit that started the timebanking movement. Seva Exchange was formed after Edgar Cahn, (the creator of timebanking) gave her the title of Senior Timebanking Fellow and asked her to start a for-profit timebanking entity that would also support the nonprofit. Anitha wanted to use her technical background to mainstream timebanking around the world. She understands how blockchain and crypto has been misunderstood and associated with words like “scam, greed, evil” and wants to change that perception by partnering with other Crypto for Good companies.
Vivi Lin Partner Crypto Capital Vivi is an award-winning TV personality and blockchain advisor. She is currently founder and CEO of blockchain-focused TV channel “On the Blocks”, and partner at Crypto Capital which invests in and incubates blockchain startups, in which she advises blockchain startups on media strategy and investor relations. She is also venture partner for Mars Finance, China’s top blockchain media, and its crypto fund Consensus Lab, in which she helps with global deal sourcing and incubation.
MODERATOR: Mark Albertson, Silicon Valley journalist whose stories are regularly published for SiliconANGLE Media and Blasting News. He was previously a senior writer for the San Francisco Examiner and CBS-Bay Area. He specializes in coverage of Fintech and cybsersecurity topics, in addition to writing regularly about enterprise computing. He is also an experienced video and TV producer, having created Tech Closeup, a nationally syndicated program on technology that aired on ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX affiliate stations over the course of four years.