Malta AI & BC Summit 'Developers' Speakers
Co-Founder - Bounties Network
Simona Pop is a co-founder of the Bounties Network, creators of the Standard Bounties protocol and platform live on the Ethereum blockchain. With a background in experiential marketing and creative strategy, she is passionate about the potential blockchain has in levelling out the playing field in terms of access to information, resource and a global pool of work. Together with the Bounties team, she is working to broaden the access to blockchain applications for everyone, re-engineer the way we collaborate and facilitate new means of income through bounties on a global scale.
Founder & CEO - Universa
Alexander Borodich is a Russian serial entrepreneur and venture investor, with more than 100 startups in his portfolio (x8 ROI), a leading expert in the field of innovations and blockchain technologies. The founder of Universa Blockchain – a blockchain protocol and platform for building business applications focused on addressing the issues of the real sector of the economy and public administration.
Special projects - Ethereum Foundation
Dr. Virgil Griffith leads Special Projects at the Ethereum Foundation. He holds a PhD from Caltech in theoretical neuroscience. His Erdos and Bacon numbers are both three. He looks forward to diving off the Maltese coast.
Co-Founder, Head of Product & Research - Ocean Protocol
Dr. Dimitri De Jonghe is a cross-domain protocol researcher. After finishing his PhD on micro-electronics and machine learning, he co-founded a series of blockchain startups: ascribe (power to creators) and BigchainDB (a blockchain database), and Ocean Protocol (a public network for data and AI marketplaces). Currently, Dimitri is heading research at Ocean Protocol on public intelligence networks. He is also a co-chair of the W3C Interledger community, a blockchain interoperability protocol.
Co-founder of Fairmint and co-author of the Continuous Organization research paper, Joris has 15 years of experience building & scaling companies, both as a founder & investor. From idea generation through exit, focusing on exponential innovation, he has always invested in people, sourcing, managing and scaling up to hundreds people. He hold a master’s degree in International Business and is an alumnus of Singularity University.
CTO & Co-Founder - Cryptanite
Henry has 15 years of experience in medical, artificial intelligence, and blockchain technologies. Graduate work at Stanford University in ML/AI, with MIT Executive Business Certifications. In addition to consulting for startups, Henry is a CSU blockchain course advisor, a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley, and a routine conference speaker.