Anthony Di Iorio
Founder and CEO of Jaxx
Anthony Di Iorio is a serial entrepreneur, VC, community organizer, and thought leader in the field of decentralized technologies. Born and raised in Toronto, Diiorio is the former Chief Digital Officer of the TMX Group and Toronto Stock Exchange, founder and CEO of Decentral, a software development company focused on blockchain technologies, and founder and CEO of Jaxx, a multi-token, blockchain interface that provides a unified experience across 9 platforms and devices. In 2013, Diiorio funded, and along with Vitalik Buterin and 3 others founded the smart contract platform Ethereum.
Chairman of HIVE Blockchain
Frank Holmes is the Chairman of HIVE Blockchain and CEO and chief investment officer of U.S. Global Investors. Mr. Holmes purchased a controlling interest in U.S. Global Investors in 1989 and became the firm’s chief investment officer in 1999. In 2006, Mr. Holmes was selected mining fund manager of the year by the Mining Journal, and in 2011 he was named a U.S. Metals and Mining "TopGun" by Brendan Wood International. In 2016, Mr. Holmes and portfolio manager Ralph Aldis received the award for Best Americas Based Fund Manager from the Mining Journal. He is also the co-author of The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing. More than 30,000 subscribers follow his weekly commentary in the award-winning Investor Alert newsletter which is read in over 180 countries.
Steven Neyaroff, Esq., LL.M
Chairman of Global Blockchain
Steven Nerayoff, Esq., LL.M has been a Senior Advisor to some of the most promising Cryptocurrency projects including Factom, Lisk, ZCash and Bancor. He is a prolific serial entrepreneur and attorney having founded six companies in both Silicon Valley and New York. He has been Chairman of Global Blockchain Technologies Corp. since October 2017. He is an early pioneer and leader in the Blockchain industry and a senior advisor to Ethereum and Lisk and personally coined the terms 'Gas' or 'Fuel' to describe the functionality within Ethereum's protocol. He currently serves as the CEO of both CloudParc and Alchemist.
Founder and CEO of Polymath
Trevor Koverko is a former NHL draft pick who changed career paths to start his first business (eProf Education Inc.) and sold in 2013. After the exit, Trevor founded Polymath Labs Inc., an internet company focusing on website development, marketing and graphic design. In 2015, Polymath Labs was recognized and acquired by Griffis Capital. In late 2016, Trevor founded Digital Assets International, and is now the CEO and founder of Polymath, the securities token platform.
Entrepreneur & Strategist
Jeff Pulver changed the way the world communicates. An Internet pioneer, strategist, and entrepreneur, Jeff defined the term VON (Voice/Video on the Net) in the early 90s and has contributed to many advancements in open and free global communication (FaceTime, Messenger, WhatsApp). Jeff is now exploring the cross-section between AI, Communications, and Blockchain.
Co-Founder and CEO of Paycase
Joseph Weinberg is an early investor in Bitcoin and a director at Coinsetter until its acquisition by Kraken FX in 2016, Joseph Weinberg knows his way around the digital currency world. Currently, Mr. Weinberg is the co-founder and CEO of Paycase, a universal platform company that enables individuals, businesses, and financial institutions to connect to the Internet of Value for the purpose of cross-border settlement and remittance. His diverse experience also includes business development roles at both Xtreme Labs and Pivotal Inc., where he worked on building some of the largest mobile applications currently in use around the world today.
Former NYMEX Chairman
Richard Schaeffer has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry; Schaeffer held a variety of positions with New York Mercantile Exchange, including those of Treasurer, Director, Vice Chairman and was Chairman from 2006 to 2008, where his leadership proved instrumental with helping to increase the valuation of the NYMEX from $900mm to $13B with one of the most successful IPO’s in History. He later sold NYMEX to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. In addition to serving as NYMEX’s Chairman, Schaeffer also led commodity trading powerhouse ABN AMRO, Inc., as their Director of Global Energy Futures from 1997 to 2006. Richard has served on the Board of Directors for University of Maryland’s School of Business, Juvenile Diabetes Foundations, The Museum of American Finance, NYMEX Charitable Trust, Magic Jack, The Montreal Stock Exchange and presently is the Chairman of the Endowment/ Investment Committee for Scared Heart University.