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Sonny Singh Chief Commercial Officer BitPay Sonny is one of the leading FinTech experts in Silicon Valley. BitPay is the largest processor of bitcoin in the world and has raised over $30M in funding from top investors like Founders Fund, Richard Branson, and Index Ventures. Previously, Sonny was the first Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Jumio which is a mobile payments and ID verification company that has raised over $40M from Andreessen Horowitz, and Citibank. Sonny is a frequent speaker on payments and ecommerce and is a Venture Advisor for Lumia Capital. He is also an angel investor in several companies including TubeMogul (IPO), Estate Assist (acquired by DocuSign), Getaround, Jumio, Civic, Sendhub, and Naritiv. Sonny has an MBA from Thunderbird, is a graduate of Binghamton University (NY) and studied at Cambridge University in England.
Patrick Baron, CEO Ambisafe Financial Ambisafe is a full-service ICO provider that has helped more than 20 companies successfully raise over $100M cumulatively. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of Orderbook, the world’s first decentralized token exchange that is both a primary and secondary market for Ethereum tokens. He is an Adjunct Instructor of Blockchain at the FinTech School where he created a Blockchain 101 web course and regularly leads blockchain workshops for corporate executives. He is a Consultancy Advisor to Blockchain at Berkeley, UC Berkeley’s student led blockchain group with more than 250 member.
Chance Du, Founding Partner Coefficient Ventures which is a crypto fund investing in blockchain ecosystem. The disclosed portfolio projects including Filecoin, 0x, Raiden, Zeppelin, Tari. Chance is also an advisor and the first investor for Tomochain founded by former project lead of NEM, and the advisor and the first investor for IoTex . She is also an advisor for Stanford cryptolabs and lecturer for Stanford undergraduate Beyond Bitcion class.
Michael Hughes Senior Director, Equity Crowdfunding & Token Sales Indiegogo where he leads efforts for Indiegogo’s equity crowdfunding and ICO platforms. Previously, Michael was Director of Hardware/Technology Outreach at Indiegogo in charge of sourcing the most promising technology campaigners and setting them up for success on Indiegogo’s perks/rewards-based crowdfunding platform. Prior to Indiegogo, Michael was the first employee at CoFoundersLab which merged with RockThePost to create Onevest, an early player in the equity crowdfunding space for accredited investors only. He managed the deal flow team for Onevest. Before entering the crowdfunding world, Michael worked for sharing economy tech companies like TaskRabbit and Zipcar, and he also held various roles in higher education in a previous life.
Tammy Camp Founder/CEO Stronghold, a venture backed asset management platform for cryptographic assets. Previously Tammy was a partner at 500 Startups where she invested in startups as well as ran their growth and marketing curriculum for their Silicon Valley accelerators. Tammy also, was the first Head of Growth at Stellar.org, a crypto protocol company started by Jed McCaleb which now has a crypto market cap value over $50 Billion. Tammy also is an active investor and advisor to crypto token sales and have participated in 0x, Civic, District0x, Filecoin, Unikrn, BlockV, MANA, and Bancor, etc. Tammy also serves as an advisor to crypto hedge fund Bletchley Park Asset Management. Tammy is a graduate of Singularity University’s GSP11 in Exponential Technologies at NASA Ames.
Moderator: Pierre-R. Wolff is Managing Director of ExecConnect, a firm facilitating professional transactional connections. His clients include firms in global financial services and corporate venture capital interested in executing corporate development transactions (specifically investments, M&A, and strategic partnerships), and early stage companies in need of business/corporate development and fundraising strategy assistance. Over the past 3 years he has spent a significant amount of time in the Blockchain ecosystems consulting on various transactions. Pierre currently serves on several advisory boards of blockchain, 3D printing, collaborative communications, real-time streaming and payment system companies. He received his MBA from EDHEC in Nice, France, and conducted his undergraduate studies at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.