Expert Speakers

The 2018 US China Blockchain and Digital Currency Conference will feature over 30 industry leading practitioners and experts from both China and the U.S. These are just a few talented professionals who will share their expertise, knowledge and industry insights with participants at our upcoming conference in Los Angeles on August 22, 2018.

 

XIAHONG LIN

FOUNDER & CEO @

BODHI

Xiahong Lin is an entrepreneur and software engineer who first became interested in Bitcoin in 2011. He invested in the Ethereum ICO in 2014 and is knowledgeable about Ethereum smart contracts. Xiahong founded Bodhi in 2017 and has been working diligently to build a next-generation decentralized prediction market using blockchain technology. Before Bodhi, he founded panony.com, a user-friendly bitcoin wallet service. He also worked as a software engineer at Edmodo, Twitter and Tencent. He has a Master of Science degree from Purdue University specializing in Statistical Machine Learning, and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science specialized in Cryptography from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

TYLER MCKAY

PRESIDENT @

BLOCKCHAIN CHINA CONNECT

Tyler McKay is the VP of Business Development of Artisan Business Group and Co-Founder of Blockchain China Connect and CryptoChinaBlog.com. Mr. McKay is a steering committee member of an investment coalition in Washington D.C. and was the managing director for “Invest in America Summit” from 2011-2015, the largest US-Investment themed annual conference in China with over 20,000 attendees in 2015. Mr. McKay has a passion for blockchain technology and is a big component of investing in a cryptocurrency long-term versus the day-to-day trading.

JOR LAW

CO-FOUNDER
VERIFYINVESTOR.COM

JOE RUBIN

CO-FOUNDER@

FUNDINGPOST.COM

Joe Rubin is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of FundingPost.com. FundingPost has been introducing entrepreneurs to investors nationwide for 15 years through its Online Venture Exchange, Dealflow Magazine and organizes Venture Capital and Angel Investor Conferences in 23 cities nationwide. Joe has also invested in dozens of seed deals over the past 12 years as an Angel and Fund manager, including Sticky, Inc., Senscient, appMobi, and Giftworks. Joe spends most of his time working with investors and helping early-stage entrepreneurs and speaks at events on topics such as early-stage investing, crowdfunding, and pitching to investors; and has spoken at events such as the NYC Economic Development Corporation's Jumpstart and Fasttrac Programs, Early-Stage-East, FashInvest, The Open Source Fashion Conference and Connecticut's CTech. He is a speaker at and sponsor of the UCLA Private Equity Club and Disruptive Technologists in NYC, and a Mentor to Angel Groups such as 37 Angels, TopStone Angels and Accel Foods. 

 

PHIL SIGLER

CHIEF VISIONARY OFFICER @ THE LENDINGCOIN

ANDREW ZAPOTOCHNYI

NORTH AMERICAN REP

FOR COINTRAFFIC

Andrew Zapotochnyi is a business marketing consultant with a robust professional background in digital marketing and advertising agencies.  In a highly enterprising career, Andrew has worked with several agencies across Eastern Europe and Canada, as well as industry heavyweights such as KFC, L'Oreal, Budweiser, City of Toronto, Unilever, and TD Canada Trust Bank.In the wake of the emergence of blockchain technology, in 2016, Andrew shifted his focus to this growing industry. He started off working with the San Francisco based blockchain development company Ambisafe, bootstrapping and leading the marketing department of the organization.  He currently represents the North America market for CoinTraffic, the world’s largest blockchain advertising network. One of Andrew’s major accomplishments in the blockchain space was conducting a successful marketing campaign that ended up raising $17 million for Propy, the world's first international real-estate marketplace.  He has also been involved in some measure to several other blockchain startup projects including Worldcore, Micromoney, Refereum, Deex, Mark.Space, Bitcar, Debitum.Network and others.

 

GRAEME MOORE

VICE PRESIDENT @

POLYMATH

Graeme Moore is the Vice President of Marketing at Polymath. Polymath is disrupting the legacy securities industry by launching an open platform that makes it easy for companies to issue security tokens.

Prior to Polymath, Graeme has been the creative director at Spartan Race, an associate at Canada’s largest independent investment advisory firm, and an analyst at one of the world’s largest real estate brokerages.

MATT MILES

CO-CEO @

PROPERTY COIN

Matt Miles is in charge of all investment and capital funding activities at Aperture. Prior to co-founding Aperture in 2016, Matt was the co-head of capital markets at one of the largest fix and flip operators in the U.S., based in Redondo Beach, CA from 2013 to 2016. During his time there, Matt focused on the design and management of bank, equity, mezzanine, and joint venture financings as well as securitization and capital markets activities. Matt also developed new business initiatives as well as corporate strategy and business analytics tools. Matt was involved in the creation of that company’s investor loan origination subsidiary and managed all operations as a startup. Prior to this, Matt spent 12 years as a senior investment banker at RBS Securities, Inc. and its predecessor, Greenwich Capital Markets, Inc. where he focused on the U.S. residential mortgage market from 2001 to 2013. 

DAVID W. KLASING

FOUNDER & MANAGING ATTORNEY @ LAW OFFICES

OF DAVID W. KLASING

David W. Klasing Esq. CPA M.S.-Tax has earned dual California licenses that enable him to simultaneously practice as an Attorney and as a Certified Public Accountant in the practice areas of Taxation, Estate Planning and Business Law. He provides businesses and individuals with comprehensive Tax Representation, Planning & Compliance Services and Criminal Tax Representation. He has more than 20 years of professional tax, accounting and business consulting experience, coupled with extensive knowledge about federal and state tax codes, regulations and case law. As a former auditor, Mr. Klasing uses his past experience in public accounting to help his clients avoid tax problems before they develop where possible. As a Combo Attorney CPA he aggressively protects his clients’ interests during audits, criminal investigations or in Tax Litigation. David Klasing has assisted thousands of businesses and individuals through the audit / litigation and appeal process, and Mr. Klasing has a proven and sustained record of achieving favorable results for the clients he serves.

RICHARD LEVIN

SHAREHOLDER @

POLSINELLI

Richard Levin brings his experience as a senior legal and compliance officer on Wall Street and in London to bear in advising clients on corporate, securities and regulatory issues. A problem-solver by nature, his practice focuses on helping financial services and technology (FinTech) clients identify and address regulatory issues as they build their businesses.  Richard’s practice focuses on the representation of early stage and publicly traded companies in the FinTech space, including investment banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, peer to peer lending platforms, digital currency trading platforms, alternative trading systems (ATSs), and exchanges. He has been advising these clients on legal and regulatory issues since the start of electronic trading in the late 1990s. Richard is a frequent speaker at conferences on blockchain technology, regulatory, and market structure issues and is the co-author of the chapter on U.S. regulation of virtual currencies for the Handbook of Digital Currency published by Elsevier.

PAVEL CHERKASHIN

CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER @ MINDROCK

Pavel Cherkashin is a co-founder and managing partner at Mindrock. He is also a managing partner at GVA Capital, overseeing over $150M in assets under management. Earlier in his career, Pavel served in executive roles at Microsoft Russia, Adobe Systems and Siebel Systems. He also founded several IT companies, including Sputnik Labs, AdWatch and Actis Systems, all of which were acquired by leading global organizations.

RALPH LIU

FOUNDER & CEO @

MULECHAIN

Ralph has been a board level investment banker, seasoned derivatives trader on Wall Street and in many Asian financial centers. Currently, he is a venture investor and advisor in many Blockchain technology-based Fintech and Proptech companies through the California based incubator company Advanced e-Financial Technologies, Inc. (AeFT). He was formerly the Managing Director of JP Morgan Chase in Hong Kong, Vice President of UBS in Singapore after starting his career with Morgan Stanley in New York. His last corporate role was as the Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of China Everbright Bank in Beijing. In between, Ralph also built and ran a successful Singapore-based derivatives trading, risk management and banking system Fintech company in the 90’s called ARMS (Advanced Risk Management Solutions).

ANDREY CHEPELEV

COO @ WONO

Andrey Chepelev is Editor-in-Chief and Project Manager at Kolesa.ru. In four years, he raised the website’s monthly audience from 0.7 million to 2 million and developed it from a small regional media into the no. 5 automotive media site in Russia.

 

As a successful executive and media expert, Andrey worked with Alex Esaulov as COO at Alex Games and Burn to Earn.

 

XIAHONG LIN

FOUNDER & CEO @

BODHI

Xiahong Lin is an entrepreneur and software engineer who first became interested in Bitcoin in 2011. He invested in the Ethereum ICO in 2014 and is knowledgeable about Ethereum smart contracts. Xiahong founded Bodhi in 2017 and has been working diligently to build a next-generation decentralized prediction market using blockchain technology. Before Bodhi, he founded panony.com, a user-friendly bitcoin wallet service. He also worked as a software engineer at Edmodo, Twitter and Tencent. He has a Master of Science degree from Purdue University specializing in Statistical Machine Learning, and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science specialized in Cryptography from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

 

ANNA SHEONG 

CO-FOUNDER @ WIL CAPITAL OVERSEAS INVESTMENT

Ms. Anna Sheong, co-founder of WIL Capital Overseas Investment Co. Ltd., a consultancy specialized in providing solutions & services to Chinese ultra HNW individuals and wealth families for asset protection, optimization and inheritance. This includes but not limited to 2nd passport arrangement, legacy & taxation planning and advisory to the next generation’s education & growth. Anna Sheong has over 20 years of experience in the industry and she will share with us on Chinese investors’ trend in investing crypto currencies and the  opportunities that hedge fund managers can grasp in promoting blockchain VC projects to Chinese investors.

 

ALEXANDER ESAULOV

CEO & FOUNDER @ WONO

Alexander Esaulov came up with the idea of WONO on a flight from Los Angeles to St. Petersburg when he realized he was tired of being charged by all the services he uses during his business trips.

 

He is an entrepreneur and a marketing expert. Alexander founded and successfully sold various start-ups: Greeder (a products market place with a bargaining option), Alex Games (fitness reality show), Burn to Earn (fitness reality show in the United States), SPb Fighters (MMA reality show).

 

GRAEME MOORE

VICE PRESIDENT @

POLYMATH

Graeme Moore is the Vice President of Marketing at Polymath. Polymath is disrupting the legacy securities industry by launching an open platform that makes it easy for companies to issue security tokens.

Prior to Polymath, Graeme has been the creative director at Spartan Race, an associate at Canada’s largest independent investment advisory firm, and an analyst at one of the world’s largest real estate brokerages.

MATT MILES

CO-CEO @

PROPERTY COIN

Matt Miles is in charge of all investment and capital funding activities at Aperture. Prior to co-founding Aperture in 2016, Matt was the co-head of capital markets at one of the largest fix and flip operators in the U.S., based in Redondo Beach, CA from 2013 to 2016. During his time there, Matt focused on the design and management of bank, equity, mezzanine, and joint venture financings as well as securitization and capital markets activities. Matt also developed new business initiatives as well as corporate strategy and business analytics tools. Matt was involved in the creation of that company’s investor loan origination subsidiary and managed all operations as a startup. Prior to this, Matt spent 12 years as a senior investment banker at RBS Securities, Inc. and its predecessor, Greenwich Capital Markets, Inc. where he focused on the U.S. residential mortgage market from 2001 to 2013. 

DAVID W. KLASING

FOUNDER & MANAGING ATTORNEY @ LAW OFFICES

OF DAVID W. KLASING

David W. Klasing Esq. CPA M.S.-Tax has earned dual California licenses that enable him to simultaneously practice as an Attorney and as a Certified Public Accountant in the practice areas of Taxation, Estate Planning and Business Law. He has more than 20 years of professional tax, accounting and business consulting experience, coupled with extensive knowledge about federal and state tax codes, regulations and case law. As a former auditor, Mr. Klasing uses his past experience in public accounting to help his clients avoid tax problems before they develop where possible. As a Combo Attorney CPA he aggressively protects his clients’ interests during audits, criminal investigations or in Tax Litigation. David Klasing has assisted thousands of businesses and individuals through the audit / litigation and appeal process, and Mr. Klasing has a proven and sustained record of achieving favorable results for the clients he serves.

RICHARD LEVIN

SHAREHOLDER @

POLSINELLI

Richard Levin brings his experience as a senior legal and compliance officer on Wall Street and in London to bear in advising clients on corporate, securities and regulatory issues. A problem-solver by nature, his practice focuses on helping financial services and technology (FinTech) clients identify and address regulatory issues as they build their businesses.  Richard’s practice focuses on the representation of early stage and publicly traded companies in the FinTech space, including investment banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, peer to peer lending platforms, digital currency trading platforms, alternative trading systems (ATSs), and exchanges. He has been advising these clients on legal and regulatory issues since the start of electronic trading in the late 1990s. Richard is a frequent speaker at conferences on blockchain technology, regulatory, and market structure issues and is the co-author of the chapter on U.S. regulation of virtual currencies for the Handbook of Digital Currency published by Elsevier.

ROB TIV

PRESIDENT & COO @ SONICMESSENGER LLC

BRIAN SU

PRESIDENT & CEO @

ARTISAN BUSINESS GROUP

JOR LAW

CO-FOUNDER
VERIFYINVESTOR.COM

Jor Law is a co-founder of Homeier Law PC, where he practices corporate and securities law, including helping companies take advantage of alternative forms of capital raising such as Regulation D, Rule 506(c) offerings and crowdfunding.  He is also a co-founder of VerifyInvestor.com, the resource for accredited investor verifications trusted by broker-dealers, law firms, companies, and investors who insist on safety and reliability.  Jor is frequently sought out as a speaker internationally on the topics of capital raising, investing, EB-5 finance, securities, and other corporate matters relevant to attorneys, entrepreneurs, and investors.  An award-winning and distinguished attorney, Jor is licensed to practice law in California and New York. Jor received his J.D. from Columbia University and his B.A. from UC Berkeley.

 

LUDGER HEMESATH

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER @ SONIC MESSENGER

Ludger is an engineer and entrepreneur who started several companies, such as Loopinx LLC, a business incubator and Caoloo Media Inc., a next generation multi-layered social media platform. He was working in the high-tech 3-D software industry for 20+ years. Ludger has extensive experience in business development, software development, advanced 3-D technology, Virtual Reality, 3-D perception technology, robotics, user-interface design, high-tech consulting, sales, management & operations. Ludger holds a master degree in mechanical engineer from RWTH Aachen, Germany. 

GAN ZHANG

PARTNER AT RTF

Gan Zhang is partner at RTF in Shanghai China. RTF is a wealth management and CPA Advisory company advising their clients on financial planning, investment management services, estate planning and tax and accounting management.

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JOE RUBIN

CO-FOUNDER @

FUNDINGPOST.COM

Joe Rubin is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of FundingPost.com. FundingPost has been introducing entrepreneurs to investors nationwide for 15 years through its Online Venture Exchange, Dealflow Magazine and organizes Venture Capital and Angel Investor Conferences in 23 cities nationwide. Joe has also invested in dozens of seed deals over the past 12 years as an Angel and Fund manager, including Sticky, Inc., Senscient, appMobi, and Giftworks. Joe spends most of his time working with investors and helping early-stage entrepreneurs and speaks at events on topics such as early-stage investing, crowdfunding, and pitching to investors; and has spoken at events such as the NYC Economic Development Corporation's Jumpstart and Fasttrac Programs, Early-Stage-East, FashInvest, The Open Source Fashion Conference and Connecticut's CTech. He is a speaker at and sponsor of the UCLA Private Equity Club and Disruptive Technologists in NYC, and a Mentor to Angel Groups such as 37 Angels, TopStone Angels and Accel Foods. 

 

BRIAN KANDA

CO-FOUNDER & CEO @ FLORACHAIN

A passionate entrepreneur in global trade with an eye for up and coming markets. Founded H2Organics to build modular grow containers deployable anywhere in the world and most recently co-founded BloomHouse to produce and commercialize automated flower lockers in the Asian market. Extensive experience in supply chain and logistics from shipping chocolates, beef and peanuts from the US going out into the world, to manufacturing electronics, carry solutions and various hard goods in Asia going back into US and European countries. His vision for simplifying the floral trade while protecting all parties involved drove FloraChain throughout the development process.

 

ANDREW ZAPOTOCHNYI

NORTH AMERICAN REP

FOR COINTRAFFIC

Andrew Zapotochnyi is a business marketing consultant with a robust professional background in digital marketing and advertising agencies.  In a highly enterprising career, Andrew has worked with several agencies across Eastern Europe and Canada, as well as industry heavyweights such as KFC, L'Oreal, Budweiser, City of Toronto, Unilever, and TD Canada Trust Bank.In the wake of the emergence of blockchain technology, in 2016, Andrew shifted his focus to this growing industry. He started off working with the San Francisco based blockchain development company Ambisafe, bootstrapping and leading the marketing department of the organization.  He currently represents the North America market for CoinTraffic, the world’s largest blockchain advertising network. One of Andrew’s major accomplishments in the blockchain space was conducting a successful marketing campaign that ended up raising $17 million for Propy, the world's first international real-estate marketplace.  He has also been involved in some measure to several other blockchain startup projects including Worldcore, Micromoney, Refereum, Deex, Mark.Space, Bitcar, Debitum.Network and others.

 

BASIL ELOTOL 

CEO @ TRIPHOP

Basil Elotol is the cofounder and CEO of Triphop, a leading online social Travel company, which gives travelers the freedom to reward themselves by providing a simple, immediate, and extremely generous cash rewards program. Triphop has grown to become the most rewarding online travel site in the hotel booking marketplace. With over 15 years in the Travel and Technology industry, Basil has become a leading expert in the space. Prior to founding Triphop, Basil was part of the executive team of a Travel and Roaming Technology startup and played an instrumental role in successfully growing the company until it’s successful acquisition. Basil started his career working for Fortune 500 companies such as Accenture and SAP.

MATT MILES

CO-CEO @

PROPERTY COIN

Matt Miles is in charge of all investment and capital funding activities at Aperture. Prior to co-founding Aperture in 2016, Matt was the co-head of capital markets at one of the largest fix and flip operators in the U.S., based in Redondo Beach, CA from 2013 to 2016. During his time there, Matt focused on the design and management of bank, equity, mezzanine, and joint venture financings as well as securitization and capital markets activities. Matt also developed new business initiatives as well as corporate strategy and business analytics tools. Matt was involved in the creation of that company’s investor loan origination subsidiary and managed all operations as a startup. Prior to this, Matt spent 12 years as a senior investment banker at RBS Securities, Inc. and its predecessor, Greenwich Capital Markets, Inc. where he focused on the U.S. residential mortgage market from 2001 to 2013. 

DAVID W. KLASING

FOUNDER & MANAGING ATTORNEY @ LAW OFFICES

OF DAVID W. KLASING

David W. Klasing Esq. CPA M.S.-Tax has earned dual California licenses that enable him to simultaneously practice as an Attorney and as a Certified Public Accountant in the practice areas of Taxation, Estate Planning and Business Law. He has more than 20 years of professional tax, accounting and business consulting experience, coupled with extensive knowledge about federal and state tax codes, regulations and case law. As a former auditor, Mr. Klasing uses his past experience in public accounting to help his clients avoid tax problems before they develop where possible. As a Combo Attorney CPA he aggressively protects his clients’ interests during audits, criminal investigations or in Tax Litigation. David Klasing has assisted thousands of businesses and individuals through the audit / litigation and appeal process, and Mr. Klasing has a proven and sustained record of achieving favorable results for the clients he serves.

BRIAN SU

PRESIDENT & CEO @

ARTISAN BUSINESS GROUP

Brian Su is CEO and Founder of Artisan Business Group specializes in working with financial and investment companies including real estate developers, fintech, banks, wealth management firms, private equity firms, family offices and others to achieve their business and marketing goals and deliver real results through strategic collaborations, effective communication, risk management and efficient facilitation. Mr. Su is also the managing director of YingKe Chicago China Center and chairman of YingKe Caribbean China Center and Co-Founder of Blockchain China Connect. Mr. Su is frequently sought out as a speaker in China and the US on the topics of capital raising, investing, Chinese regulations, fintech, crypto, and China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

STEVEN ANAPOELL 

SECURITIES ATTORNEY

Steve Anapoell, Managing Partner and co-founder of BridgeForth Capital and its subsidiaries, is recognized as one of the top securities attorneys in the United States and is considered a thought leader in the industry. Prior to forming BridgeForth Capital, Mr. Anapoell was a founding shareholder of the Orange County, California office of one of the largest international law firms in the world.

 

Mr. Anapoell is the former Chair and Vice Chair of the State Bar of California, Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies Committee and has been selected numerous times by Los Angeles Magazine as one of Southern California’s “Super Lawyers” in the areas of Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate and Tax. He also holds a rating of preeminent in his field by Martindale-Hubbell, one of the world’s most respected rating services of attorneys.

HAN LIGUANG 

FOUNDER & CEO @ REDCOIN GLOBAL PUBLIC DIGITAL CURENCY EXCHANGE

Mr. Han Liguang is Founder and CEO at  Redcoin Global Public Digital Currency Exchange in Singapore; he is Chairman and CEO of Redstone Sunshine (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd., currently Redstone OTA service has accumulated 600 million mobile phones and IoT terminals in 185 countries worldwide. He is a guest professor at Nanchang Aviation University.

Mr. Han successfully applied for and obtained 16 national invention patents in the field of wireless technology and server technology. He previously worked as Cool Group Beijing R & D Center General Manager and UT Starcom Streaming Media Server Development Engineer. 

PAUL DONG

FOUNDER @ SUNEX

Founder of Series of Successive Enterprises, Founder of Chemmerce.com, who has won venture capital investment from Morgan Stanley, AsiaCommerce, etc.; Certified Commercial Property Investment Expert (CCIM), founded several companies in the United States, including Sunet Group, engaged in real estate investment , Overseas Asset Allocation, Overseas Real Estate Assets Operations Management.

Provides complete real estate industry chain services, including real estate investment brokerage, development, leasing, property management, loans, property rights services, business coverage in California & Texas.

JONATHAN C. DUNSMOOR

OF COUNSEL @ REID & WISE

Jonathan C. Dunsmoor is a U.S. securities attorney who practices in the area of crytocurrencies, blockchain, and startups including capital raises and regulatory issues or complaints. He works with businesses of all sizes whether they use a DPO (Direct Public Offering) or an ICO/ITO (Initial Coin Offering/Initial Token Offering). Jonathan is Of Counsel for Reid & Wise of New York City, San Francisco, and Shanghai. He is Senior Legal Counsel for Apollo DAE (Digital Asset Exchange) and works as an advisor to various off shore entities in the cryptocurrency/blockchain industry.  Jonathan's prior experience includes working of counsel for a small, international securities firm, and participating in various areas of public interest law, including a legal fellowship with the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania.

DR. ANN SHIN

GENERAL PARTNER @ FENOX

Founding Partner of Ultrafund Capital (极丰资本)Fenox General Partner for Blockchain Fund. Interviewed by U-Channel TV, BlogTalkRadio, TechCrunchRadio etc. Invested in 20+ ICOs and run an ICO newsletter of 2,000+ members. Event Organizer of 15 Meetup groups of more than 50,000 members altogether. UC Berkeley BA. Columbia University Doctor of Education. Psychology Instructor at University of East West Medicine Serial Entrepreneur and Management/Executive/Board of Director for companies. 

RICHARD LEVIN

SHAREHOLDER @

POLSINELLI

Richard Levin brings his experience as a senior legal and compliance officer on Wall Street and in London to bear in advising clients on corporate, securities and regulatory issues. A problem-solver by nature, his practice focuses on helping financial services and technology (FinTech) clients identify and address regulatory issues as they build their businesses.  Richard’s practice focuses on the representation of early stage and publicly traded companies in the FinTech space, including investment banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, peer to peer lending platforms, digital currency trading platforms, alternative trading systems (ATSs), and exchanges. He has been advising these clients on legal and regulatory issues since the start of electronic trading in the late 1990s. Richard is a frequent speaker at conferences on blockchain technology, regulatory, and market structure issues and is the co-author of the chapter on U.S. regulation of virtual currencies for the Handbook of Digital Currency published by Elsevier.

TYLER MCKAY

PRESIDENT @

BLOCKCHAIN CHINA CONNECT

Tyler McKay is the VP of Business Development of Artisan Business Group and Co-Founder of Blockchain China Connect and CryptoChinaBlog.com. Mr. McKay is a steering committee member of an investment coalition in Washington D.C. and was the managing director for “Invest in America Summit” from 2011-2015, the largest US-Investment themed annual conference in China with over 20,000 attendees in 2015. Mr. McKay has a passion for blockchain technology and is a big component of investing in a cryptocurrency long-term versus the day-to-day trading.

JEFFREY LEVINSON 

FOUNDER & CEO @ SECURITECH BLOCKCHAIN INDUSTRIES

Jeffrey Levinson is founder & CEO of Securitech Blockchain Industries. Securitech was launched in 2012 as Blockchain and Crypto mining company.  Mr. Levinson achieved the status of Top 25 Mining Facility by 2013. Securitech is now a multinational company focusing on new technology implementation, regulation compliance, ICO startup consulting, mining infrastructure, blockchain economy, & token software development. Mr. Levinson is currently pioneering and implementing new blockchain technology uses for real-life applications.

ROB TIV 

PRESIDENT & COO @ SONICMESSENGER LLC

Rob Tiv is Chief Operating Officer of SonicMessenger LLC in Miami, FL. SonicMessenger LLC is Data-Over-Audio company that uses an encrypted ultrasonic sound technology called “SonicTones™” to transmit information between devices for a deeply personalized user experience. Comparatively little to no expenditure is required to support SonicTones in terms of a venue's infrastructure.

 

Rob was previously Chief Operating Officer of Matcell Inc. in Chicago, IL. He has a Master’s of Science in Master Product Development from Northwestern University.

ROC WANG 

FOUNDER & CEO @ DEEPCHAIN

Roc Wang is the founder and CEO of DeepChain.  DeepChain is one of the leading blockchain and cryptocurrency financial media in China. Mr. Wang was Director of Public Relations with Meihua Angel Ventures in Beijing.  

 

He has extensive relationships with many top entrepreneurs and investors in China, he also invests in many successfully startup projects.

ANDY WANG

FOUNDER @ FUTURECHAIN TECHNOLOGIES 

Andy Wang is the founder of FutureChain Technologies, LLC., a startup that focusing on development of blockchain technology applications for the government and public service sectors.  He received his Master degree in Management Information System from University of Illinois Springfield.

 

Prior to founding FutureChain Technologies, he was a senior information analyst for private clients. He is involved in information technology industry for over 6 years; he also owns an international trade company in China.

COLIN WU, CEO @ HONG KONG INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY EXCHANGE

Mr. Colin Wu, Board Chairman of Hong Kong Intellectual Property Exchange (HKIPX). Hong Kong Intellectual Property Exchange (HKIPX) is made up of talented and innovative professionals from financial centers around the globe: New York, Chicago, Hong Kong and so on. Together, they have decades of experience in intellectual property and financial industry. They are unlocking the last sizable global assets that are historically undervalued and neglected.

Mr. Wu is executive vice chairman of the Board of Directors at US China Business Association. In his executive role, Mr. Wu is responsible for building and expanding USCN’s relationships with key strategic partners, including financial institutions, business sectors, governmental and educational entities, and he is a member of USCN’s strategic planning and development team.

ALEX LINEBRINK

CEO @ PASSAGEX

Alex Linebrink is a serial financial tech entrepreneur based in Detroit, currently the CEO of Passage Inc (powering ticketing and payments for thousands of events around the world), and an internationally recognized blockchain expert and advocate. PassageX has already tracked $10M+ in ticket sales on the blockchain: helping to eliminate fraud, lower transaction fees, and allow fairer revenue splits for artists and venues. Over the last year, Alex has also become an internationally recognized blockchain expert and advocate, having been published, awarded, and invited to speak at conferences around the world. 

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