Brynly LLyr General Counsel C Labs which is working on a full stack, mobile first blockchain solution for developing markets. This open source project is Celo, with a mission is to build a monetary system that creates the conditions of prosperity for everyone. Before her work on Celo, Brynly was General Counsel at Ripple Labs Inc. (“Ripple”), a global enterprise software and cryptocurrency company focused on cross-border payments. While at Ripple, Brynly built and led the legal, compliance, regulatory and government relations teams, led communications with the New York Department of Financial Services and other regulatory agencies and successfully managed and settled key litigation. Before joining Ripple, Brynly was senior counsel at PayPal and eBay for over five years, where she developed payments and regulatory expertise, managed complex litigation, led cross-functional teams and specialized and participated in areas including commercial negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, and patent strategy. Brynly began her legal career at O’Melveny & Myers where she was a part of the firm’s white collar and complex litigation practices from 2005 to 2011. Before joining O’Melveny & Myers, she was a law clerk to the Honorable Fern M. Smith (ret) in the Northern District of California (2004-2005). Ms. Llyr graduated Order of the Coif from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2004.
Pemo Theodore is a Media Publisher and a great people connector. She is Founder Silicon Valley TV which has served the San Francisco Bay Area for 12 years! She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups for 10 years. Pemo loves to video interview venture capitalists & founders to engage the human behind the success stories.. She has been Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley for 6 years, organizing twice monthly FinTech talks & panels in San Francisco & Palo Alto and audio podcasts. She believes in learning through a great discussion with experts in the domains. Pemo has a talent to bring the right people together and is an incredible networker. Pemo's events have been seen as supporting Venture Capitalists & Angels in sourcing great deal flow from startups who attend her events. Many founders have received funding through meeting investors at her events. Her favored medium is audio & visual media and she has built up a great body of work of videos of panels & interviews and podcasts in Silicon Valley startup ecosystem. She has lived & worked in Canada, Australia, Ireland, London, Northern Ireland, New Zealand & Silicon Valley. Bio https://pemo.oneView all posts
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Jazmin has a STEM background, with a first-class degree in Mathematics from the University of Surrey, Guildford. She has a passion for innovative technology and using it as a tool to improve personal and corporate potential. Her previous career includes 8 years as a consultant, implementing Oracle’s Financial Planning software for UK based and global businesses; and becoming a certified management accountant. Since discovering blockchain technology in 2018, she has dedicated her time to learning about the vast societal, financial and technological opportunities that it can enable. Excited by the prospects of a mobile-native blockchain with low barriers to entry, she joined the Minima community in 2020, spending a year getting involved and supporting the Minima team in her spare time. By October 2021, she joined Minima full time as their Technical Communications Manager, making a side-step change in her career. Her role now involves bridging the gap between the developers and the community; analysing the protocol, creating educational content and promoting the growth of Minima as the most decentralised blockchain globally.