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A symposium and panel discussion led by a leading US blockchain consultancy, will reflect on the space in 2018, and on what 2019 may hold…
About this Event
Partners from Kármán Capital, a leading California-based strategic advisory and investment firm of blockchain professionals, will give their insights and guide a panel discussion featuring the leaders of several highly innovative projects.
How can volatility be decoupled from the core blockchain technology? Do investors want it to be? What is the status of institutional investment in the space?
INTRODUCTORY PRESENTATION: Decentralise for Daze: Mass Blockchain Adoption or a Dead End?
PANEL DISCUSSON: Transforming Business: Blockchain in the Real World
Gus Donohoo, Partner, Kármán Capital
Gus is a former ANU PhD student who was recently the Blockchain Strategist for Venture Aviator where he designed tokenomics models and whitepapers for seven different blockchain projects. Gus was formerly the PR Director of the ICO hosting platform Cryptonomos, which helped six projects raise US$220M in 2017. Gus was previously the Senior Editor of FLAUNT magazine and regularly speaks at a range of art, blockchain, architecture, music, investor, and venture capital events in Los Angeles.
David deKadt, President, Havoc BC
Havoc is a television channel available in 75 million US homes and with 120 global affiliates that is transitioning into a blockchain-driven platform that aims to transform media creation and engagement. David is the former SVP for Time Warner Cable Networks. He built Court TV from zero to 80mm US TV subscriber homes and a $1.5 billion asset. Drove strategy and distribution for The Learning Channel from launch until its ultimate sale to Discovery Networks.
About Havoc: https://vimeo.com/295246374/8814ba2d55
Phil Lavery, VP Business Development, OmniSPARX
OmniSPARX represents 3.5M community members from more than 30 crypto organizations. It aims to tackle: compliance, community management, investor opportunity, and employment access in blockchain. Phil is an accomplished software sales and business executive with 15+ years driving growth for successful start-ups and leaders such as Microsoft, HP, Red Hat, and Cisco. Phil possesses strong sales strategy and execution skills growing revenues from $0-$250m and is a proven leader of world-class teams.
About OMNISparx: https://www.omnisparx.io/
Jill Richmond, Partner, Kármán Capital
Jill is a Founding/Board Member and COO for the Digital Asset Trade Association (DATA), as well as the former Managing Director for protocapital, a division of AK Capital, a Member of FINRA / SIPC and SEC registered broker-dealer and Alternative Trading System (ATS). Jill has advised over a dozen high profile blockchain and crypto projects. Her previous experience includes work with the US Congress, World Bank Group, UK Parliament, UKIBC and several Democratic state and national political campaigns. Jill has keynoted several technology conferences.
About Kármán Capital: https://www.karman.capital