The Largest Gathering
of Blockchain Experts
in 2024

16-17 APRIL 2024
GRAND HYATT DUBAI
CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION CENTRE
Top 4 Speakers in Global Blockchain Show

THE LARGEST GATHERING OF BLOCKCHAIN EXPERTS IN 2024

Meet Our Speakers

Meet iconic cryptocurrency founders and CEOs, blockchain evangelists and developers, investors, venture capitalists and industry leaders who will take the stage with incredible talks, panels and fireside chats. Get ready to be inspired, enlightened, and empowered by the visionary minds shaping the future of blockchain. Our handpicked speakers bring unparalleled expertise, diverse perspectives, and groundbreaking insights to the stage. From global industry leaders to rising stars, each one is a trailblazer in their own right, poised to ignite your imagination and spark transformative conversations.

Join us as we unlock the secrets of blockchain with our distinguished experts, who will delve deep into the latest trends, share cutting-edge research, and explore the limitless possibilities that blockchain, Web3 and crypto presents. Prepare to be captivated, challenged, and inspired with the brightest minds in the field and be a part of the conversation shaping tomorrow, today.

SPEAKERS 2024

David Chaum

Founder

XX Network

Dr. Sameer Al Ansari

CEO

RAK DAO

Marcello Mari

CEO and founder

SingularityDAO

David Palmer

Chief Product Officer, Co-founder

Vodafone’s Digital Asset Broker (DAB) Platform, Vodafone

Vivien Lin

Chief Product Officer

BingX

Christian Gleich

International Ambassador

European Blockchain Association

Tobias Bauer

Partner

Blockchain Founders Fund

Alexis Johnson

Co founder & CEO

Light Node Ventures

Naeem Aslam

Columnist

NASDAQ

Grey Jabesi

Founder

Crypto University

Anton Golub

Founder & Chairman

SwissAssetDAO

Davinci Jeremie

Crypto Educator & Entrepreneur

DavinciCodes Software Design

Carl Runefelt

Founder

The Moon Group

Maurizio Pedrazzoli Grazioli

Founder

Mr.M Podcast

Pierre Samaties

Partner | Global Co-Head Crypto
Economy

Roland Berger

Dr. Marwan Alzarouni

CEO

Dubai Blockchain Center

H.E. Justin Sun

Founder of TRON

Member of the HTX Global Advisory Board

Robby Yung

CEO

Animoca Brands

Lennix Lai

Chief Commercial Officer

OKX

Dominic Williams

Founder & Chief Scientist

DFINITY Foundation

Nikhil Joshi

COO

EMURGO

Jordi Alexander

Chief Alchemist

Mantle

Carmen Tan

Chief Communications Officer

CoinW

Alicia Kao

Managing Director

KuCoin

NICK SPANOS

Bitcoin Pioneer/Founder

Bitcoin Center NYC

Abdulla Al Dhaheri

CEO

Abu Dhabi Blockchain Center

Sjuul Follings ​

Founder & CEO

AltCryptoTalk

Alex Fazel

Chief Partnership Officer

Swissborg

Mario Nawfal

Founder and CEO

IBC Ventures

Tone Vays

Financial Analyst, Founder

Financial Summit

Stefan Kimmel

CEO

M2

Global AI Show Speakers

Official AI Ambassador
Sophia

Humanoid Robot

Hanson Robotics

JAMIE METZL

Author, Healthcare Futurist, and Geopolitical Expert

DR. DIVYA CHANDER

MD, PhD, Neuroscientist, Physician, Medical Futurist

RASHED ALSUWAIDI

Head of Software Engineering & Development, Ministry of State Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications Office (UAE)

H.E DR. MOHAMED AL KUWAITI

Head of Cyber Security

United Arab Emirates Government

DR. EBRAHIM AL ALKEEM AL ZAABI

Director Digital Transformation - Cyber Security - AI Expert​

Government of Abu Dhabi (UAE)​

DR. SALIM AL-SHUAILI

Director, AI & Advanced Technologies Projects Unit

Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology - Oman

ALI ABDULLA​ AL SADADI​

Advisor

Ministry of Oil and Environment - Bahrain

RADOVAN KAVICKY​

Data Science & AI Evangelist

AIslovakIA - National platform for the AI development in Slovakia

RAM KUMAR

Chief Data and Analytics Officer

CIGNA

TAMER HAMED

Chief Information Officer

Dubai Cable Company (Ducab)

ROBERT HAHM

CEO

Mashreq Capital

FRANCIS ARUL

Group Chief Information Officer

DAMAC

DR. IMRAN SHAIKH

CTO

Virgin Mobile

ABDALLAH ABU SHEIKH

ABDALLAH ABU SHEIKH Founder of Astra Tech and CEO of Botim

GEORGE YACOUB

Group Chief Information Officer

Burjeel Holdings

KARTIK BHATT

Chief Digital Officer

SONY

VENEETH PURUSHOTHAMAN

Group Chief Information Officer​

Aster DM Healthcare

MOHAMAD CHARAFEDDINE

Vice President of Product

Careem

CHANDRA KHATRI

Head of AI

Ola Krutrim

MATTHEW CHAVIRA

CEO - Prophets of AI

Head of Strategic Partnerships - Hanson Robotics

AWAD EL-SIDIQ

Head of Artificial Intelligence and Analytics

ADNOC Distribution

PETRICA VLAD

Regional Transformational Manager, EMEA & Global GenAI Expert

Teleperformance

DR. DOAA TAHA

Assistant Vice Chancellor

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology-Dubai

VALERIE HAWLEY

Executive Director

Sorbonne Centre for Artificial Intelligence (SCAI)

DR. THIERRY LESTABLE

Chief Researcher

Technology Innovation Institute (TII)

CRISTIAN STOICA

CEO

AQUASoft

CINDERELLA AMAR

Managing Partner

Glass Ventures

DR. OUALID ALI

QAD Director

University of Buraimi

MIGUEL ANGEL VILLALONG

COO

e& enterprise

SVEN HERZING

CTO

Talabat

HASSAN ALNOON

CTO

AstraTech | Botim

JOSEPH WEHBE

Expert Artificial Intelligence Ecosystem Building, World Economic Forum AI & Entrepreneurship Expert Website and PP

PETER LARNHOLT

Chief Information Officer

du

DR. CHRIS COOPER

Director Digital Transformation - Cyber Security - AI Expert​

AIQ

SARAVAN PENUBARTHI

CTO

AIQ

MUHAMMAD UZAIR

CIO

PepsiCo Middle East

KAMRAN AHSAN

Senior Director

Smart Data for AI Smart Data Solutions Business, e& enterprise

RAHUL OTAWAT

VP, Strategy, Analytics & Data Science - Wealth, Digital and Business Banking, Mashreq Bank

YURI BERCHENKO

Head of Partnerships

YouTube Music + Premium

PAUL BLOCH

President & Co-Founder

DDN

LAURENT THIERS

Vice President

DDN

KADER ES SLAMI

HEAD OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND SMART DATA

e& enterprise

RITESH DHANAK

Chief Digital & Innovation Officer

Gems Education

MANISH GURNANI

CTO

Ksolves India Limited

DANA ALOMAR

Technology Reporter

The National News

Paula Naofal

Senior Presenter

CNN Business Arabic

ALI ALKHAJEH

Director of Software Engineering & QA Department, Digital Dubai

KEVIN SOLTANI

CEO - GIMA Group

Managing Partner - Orthogonal Global Group

AHMAD ALTARAWNEH

Senior Transformation Consultant

Dubai Police HQ

VIVEK SHARMA

CFO

e& enterprise

RASHID ALJNEIBI

Director CX & Cloud Communication Technology

e& enterprise

CHRISTIAN GLEICH

International Ambassador

European Blockchain Association

NARRIMANE BENAKCHA

Head of Digital Policy, Middle East & Africa

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

KARINE ARAMA

Partner

SHG Capital

VINEESHA SATWANI

Advisor of Digitalization at Office of Senior Leadership, Advisor of Digitalization at Office of Senior Leadership

SAKET DANDOTIA

CEO & Founder

OneTabAI

GAGAN SACHDEVA

Head Applied AI & Business IntelligenceI

First Abu Dhabi Bank

ALI KATKHADA

Group CIO

DEPA UNITED GROUP PJSC

HADI RUSHDY

EMCEE/HOST - AI ARENA

JEAN HERELLE

CEO

Crunch Foundation

HANI KHALAF

CTO - IoT,Edge & Digital Cities

Dell Technologies META

BEN OWEN

Executive, Business Development and Ecosystems - Data and AI - IBM

ADEL BHURTUN

Founder & CEO

Traders Brawl/ Emcee - Gen Z Stage

MARIA VOVCHOK

Podcast Host & Journalist

Dubai Blockchain Center

Meet the thought leaders who are building the future.

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