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Crypto Expo Asia is a platform and catalyst for industry players, regulatory experts, and academics to discuss the key trends that are shaping the global crypto industry, including artificial intelligence, Web3 regulation, blockchain gaming, and CBDCs. This year, Crypto Expo Asia will also introduce a new NFT Gallery Exhibition as well as new pilot sessions for Metaverse-specific events and discussions.
Relive all the engaging discussions and connections forged during Crypto Expo Asia’s inaugural edition in 2022.
As the eminent platform for business leaders and the industry’s most promising projects to gain exposure, this year’s conference is expected to be graced by over 10,000 global attendees, with over 100 crypto firms from more than 30 countries. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to engage with a wide range of investors, traders and influencers to reflect on how the crypto market is changing.
Crypto payments have come a long way since the idea first emerged years ago, with more and more businesses adopting it across the world today as the payments landscape continues to evolve.
cryptocurrencies are becoming more integrated into mainstream society and are likely to continue to grow and evolve in the coming years.
Stablecoins and NFTs are some of the industry’s fastest growing verticals, with developments across technology, regulation, and market demand shaping their future.
The regulation of the crypto industry is still in its early stages and will likely continue to evolve in the coming years as the technology and its use cases continue to develop.
It is important to note that the cryptocurrency market is highly volatile and can change rapidly. Therefore, investors and traders should conduct their own research and analysis before making any investment decisions.
The crypto investing and trading landscape is constantly evolving, with new trends and technologies emerging all the time.Investors and traders need to stay informed and educated about the latest developments to make informed decisions.
Fortune 100 & Enterpreneur 35 Recognized
Associate Director of BD
Regional Director, sales n marketing (Asia Pac)
Chief Operating Officer
Alex is the COO of Headquarters (HQ.xyz), a financial management platform built for web3 teams. He currently oversees functions such as talent acquisition, HR, finance, and compliance. With a career spanning close to 20 years, Alex has cultivated diverse professional experiences, including government and start-up roles. At the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), he developed policies to strengthen the business environment, and partnered global tech giants (e.g. Google, Facebook, PayPal) to expand their presence in Singapore. In 2017, Alex joined fast-growing rewards platform ShopBack, where he was Head of People Experience and Government Relations. He helped the company to scale from 100 to 1,000 employees and expand into over 10 markets. An economics graduate from the University of Chicago, Alex is interested in the impact of new technologies on the economy and society, and is especially excited by the transformative potential of web3.
Alvin Kwock is Co-Founder of OneDegree Group, part of a new generation of InsurTech that is the industry with design thinking and digital innovation. Its mission is to set new standards for insurance that puts customers first. OneDegree has started a new brand, OneInfinity by OneDegree, by providing digital asset insurance and risk management solutions since 2021. By offering tailor-made insurance to end-to-end digital asset players, OneInfinity strengthens its clients’ competitive edge by enabling them to implement best practices under a robust risk management framework and secure a safety net for their assets under custody. OneInfinity solutions include digital asset wallet insurance (crime, and specie) and corporate liability coverages (Professional Indemnity, Directors & Officers, Investment Management and Cyber).
Prior to starting OneDegree, Alvin was the Asia-Pacific Head of Emerging Technology and Taiwan Head of Research at JPMorgan. Under Alvin’s leadership, JPM’s Asia Tech Hardware team has been received multiple accolades. He is a member of United Nations ESCAP’s Banking and Finance Task Force, Hong Kong Insurance Authority’s Future Task Force, and he also serves on CUHK Business School Quantitative Finance Advisory Committee. He holds a MA degree in Social Science and a BA degree in Economics, both from the University of Chicago.
Founder and Chairman
Adrian is the Founder and Chairman of Fintonia Group, a licensed asset and wealth management firm in
Singapore and Dubai. Fintonia Group is a technology focused financial services firm combining a strong background in traditional finance with disruptive technology.His previous experience includes CEO of
jobsDB.com, which had a US$1 billion merger and
exit in 2014 and CEO of GoBear. Adrian also co-founded two FinTech companies providing alternative data analytics and digital lending. Adrian has completed over U$10 billion of investments and transactions ranging between US$20m to US$2 billion. Adrian is an Executive Committee Member of the Singapore Fintech
Jenny Zheng is a seasoned media professional with over 13 years, she founded Blockcast.cc, a Singapore-based blockchain media and an official Google News source in 2017. With a subscriber base exceeding 80K and a mailing list of 250K, Blockcast.cc has established itself as a prominent platform in the blockchain and technology space.
Jenny is an exceptional keynote speaker, panelist, and moderator. With her extensive background in media and blockchain, she exudes confidence and charisma on stage.
Senior Solutions Engineer
With over 10 years of combined experience in digital Identity, solution architecture, and fraud prevention. Shawn is currently the Solution Engineer (APAC) at Telesign. Past experience includes digital identity and fraud prevention pre-sales at LexisNexis Emailage, fraud data analytics & leading payment solutions implementation at Apple. He is passionate about risk assessment, protecting, and preventing online fraud through digital identity. He is currently based out of Singapore.
Business Strategy Manager
Selim Baek is a Business Strategy Manager at Presto Labs, focusing on developing growth and partnership opportunities for the firm, while bolstering its strong position as a leading HFT firm. Headquartered in Singapore, Presto Labs was founded in 2014 and prides itself in being a powerhouse of quantitative trading and market making.
Prior to joining Presto Labs, Selim has worked at OKX for 3 years in the Institutional Sales team with a strong focus on markets such as South Korea and Hong Kong. She has a financial services background and has worked at organizations such as Bloomberg and S&P.
Global Strategy Manager
Carmen pivot her career successfully into the dynamic web3 world from financial derivatives industry since 2020.
To a solutions-driven approach, Carmen has proactively completed rigorous training and certified in AML and CTF compliance, ASIC RG 146 (Generic Knowledge, Foreign Exchange General Advice and Derivatives)
This extensive skill set enables her to contribute to the creation of a legitimate trading environment, ensuring regulatory compliance, and sustainable growth in the financial sector and the emerging field of blockchain technology.
Co-CEO and Co-Founder
Ashwin is a Computer Science graduate from the prestigious IIT Bombay and holds an MBA from IIM-Bangalore. He is a serial entrepreneur with more than 16 years of experience in e-commerce, new product development, AI & Zero-knowledge proofs with multiple granted patents. He has been a member of multiple reputed think tanks and speaker at multiple international events. Ashwin drives Web3.0 and blockchain initiatives for a privacy-first, secure, patient centric real-world-data marketplace for all healthcare stakeholders globally.
Co-Founder & CEO
Wui Ngiap is a tech founder who has gained extensive experience in building tech companies through his career. He has had the privilege of serving as Grab’s Head of Technology, where he oversaw Integrity, Mobility Engineering, and Grab Patent Office. Wui is also a seed investor in various tech companies as he is a firm believer in growing the ecosystem.
Wui holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the National University Singapore and has over a decade of experience working with organisations such as Credit Suisse, Google, and Grab. At Grab, Wui led the development and management of large tech and operations teams across various domains, including Mobility Engineering, Trust & Safety, Growth, AI, and Financial Risk.
Wui has always been passionate about gaming and security and is excited by the potential of decentralized technologies and the impact it can bring to the world. He strongly believes that Ethlas has the potential to bridge the gap and onboard the next billion users into the web3, blockchain and the cryptoverse.
Bibhu is a digital media strategist, editor, and writer with over two decades of experience in print, television, and digital media. An avid digital and content marketer, Bibhu holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism and Degree in Economics. He covers the crypto, economy, market, tech, and political news at Benzinga.
Mr.Friedman is an EMBA graduate from the University of Washington with a strong academic and professional background in the financial industry. With prior experience as a sales director in a traditional finance and commodity company, he has gained a deep understanding of marketing. After spending several years in the blockchain industry, he recognized the immense potential of DeFi technology. Currently, he leads a team that actively explores innovative Web3 financial products and services, with a focus on improving users’ financial experience and participation.
Director of Growth
ConsenSys is the leading Ethereum software company. We enable developers, enterprises, and people worldwide to build next-generation applications, launch modern financial infrastructure, and access the decentralized web.
I am a passionate problem solver and technology innovator. I started my career as an engineer, and I have a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities of blockchain technology. I am excited to use my skills and experience to help web3 builders grow their businesses and accelerate blockchain adoption.
I am looking forward to speaking at this event and sharing my insights on the future of blockchain technology. I believe that blockchain has the potential to revolutionize society, and I am excited to be a part of this movement.
Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia (ABI)
Redbird Corporate Services
Jean Claude is the General Manager of Redbird Corporate Services Ltd, a licenced corporate services provider with operations in Mauritius and in the Seychelles; Redbird core activities include the set-up and administration of Investment and Fintech investment platforms.
Asia Blockchain Gaming Alliance (ABGA)
Bitrise Capital founder, Asia blockchain gameing alliance（ABGA) founder and executive chairman
Anuj Shankar is the CEO of Luganodes — a Swiss-operated institutional grade staking service provider born out of Lugano Plan B Program, an initiative driven by Tether & City of Lugano.
Anuj and Luganodes oversee $750M+ staked digital assets across 15+ PoS live networks with 99.99% uptime. Their protocol partners include Polygon, Tron, Polkadot, Near, Cardano, etc. They are the top 1 validator on Polygon and the top 18 super representative on Tron. Recently, they are rated AAA (the highest ever) on Staking Rewards as a verified staking provider.
Anuj believes in security, reliability, and integrity, and strives to architect these core values into the Luganodes technology. They are the world’s fastest growing staking service provider and have scaled to become one of the top 5 staking leaders within 10 months.
VP of Product
Karthik is the VP of Product at Headquarters. He has been building products and angel investing over the last ten years, with a focus on financial infrastructure.
His notable experiences include leading Product Growth & Monetization at Over (which was acquired by GoDaddy) and at Yoco, a leading payments platform in Africa. Karthik was previously the Head of Product at Janio, before recently joining the team at Headquarters.
Suleman Kazim is the Chief Executive Officer of Millionero Crypto Exchange. With a passion for crypto that has spanned 8 years, Suleman has dedicated himself to educating others about the benefits of cryptocurrency and how to navigate the world of blockchain technology.
Raised in Dubai, U.A.E, Suleman’s interest in crypto began in 2015 when he first learned about Bitcoin. Fascinated by the concept of decentralized currency, he began investing in various cryptocurrencies and closely following the developments in space. As his knowledge and expertise grew, I began sharing his insights with others, creating online communities, and providing mentorship to help newcomers navigate the complex and often confusing world of crypto.
Suleman worked closely with many crypto projects in Defi and NFT space and later went on to cofound Millionero with other co-founders and strong team members from every field, with the mission of making cryptocurrency accessible to everyone, especially for beginners. Millionero has become one of the innovative and simplest crypto exchange, offering a user-friendly platform and a range of educational resources to help users understand and invest in crypto.
Suleman is a strong believer in the transformative power of cryptocurrency, and he is passionate about empowering others to take control of their finances and participate in the crypto revolution. He continues to be an active participant in the crypto community, sharing his knowledge and insights to help others learn and grow in space.
Co-Founder and CEO
InvestaX and IX Swap
Julian was born and raised in Sydney Australia holding degrees in Real Estate from the UNSW, and Mandarin from BLCU.
He has co-founded 8 companies, including social media, real estate investment & development, proptech and blockchain. He is focused on building key infrastructure connecting DeFi (Decentralized Finance) + TradFi (Traditional Finance) .
Julian is the co-founder and CEO of InvestaX (Singapore Licensed Tokenization SaaS Platform) and IX Swap (1st Automated Market Maker for security tokens). Julian is also the host of the Infinity and Beyond Podcast.
He lives in Singapore with his co-founder Alice, daughter Kennedy and two dogs Chase and Marley.
Dr. Jianing Yu (George), Ph.D. in economics, associate professor, digital economist, expert on blockchain, metaverse and Web3, and the initiator of the concept of “industrial blockchain”.
Head of Sales and Marketing
Cactus Custody, Matrixport
Timothy heads the sales and marketing efforts of Cactus Custody, the custody arm of Matrixport and one the leading digital assets custodians in Asia. Based in Singapore, Timothy leads business development and strategic partnerships, as well as planning the Cactus Custody’s roadmap for products and services.
He previously spent 4 years at Citibank where he was a relationship manager for Citi’s institutional clients group, covering clients across China, Korea, Taiwan and Southeast Asia. Prior to this, he joined as a management associate, completing stints across various functions including Compliance, Credit Risk, FX Sales and Transaction Banking. Before Citi, he was a Pricing and Investment Analyst for Exxon-Mobil in Thailand.Timothy graduated from Nanyang Technological University with first class honours, holding a Bachelor of Business with a double major in Banking & Finance and Economics.
Founder and COO
Dr. Xiao-guang (Ben) Zhang is the Co-Founder and COO of NodeReal, the leading blockchain infrastructure service provider. Dr. Zhang is a renowned pioneer in the blockchain infrastructure space and was a founding member of Binance’s BNB Chain. At BNB Chain, Dr. Zhang was responsible for and facilitated the growth of the BNB Chain ecosystem, enabling it to become one of the world’s largest layer-1 blockchains in the world within two years of its launch.
Dr. Zhang’s experience spans the worlds of blockchain and traditional finance, having previously held senior leadership roles at Morgan Stanley for almost a decade before transitioning into Web3. Throughout his career, Dr. Zhang has managed teams across the United States, Europe, and Asia, across a myriad of industries spanning consulting, financial services, blockchain, and enterprise technology. Dr. Zhang holds a PhD in Computer Science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University which is among Asia’s top-ranking higher-education institutions.
CEO and Founder
Zhuling is a serial entrepreneur in the blockchain space focusing on hardcore infrastructure building and financial application. His experience spans from central bank regulation, mobile payment services to new technology deployment. An engineer by training from Nanyang Technological University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Zhuling started his career as a strategy consultant at Roland Berger, specialising in Financial Services and Telecommunication.
In 2017, he co-founded Aelf — a next generation multi-layer parallel computing distributed network, before going on to create RockX in 2021. Since a landmark Series A funding round less than a year after it was founded, RockX has gone to hold almost USD 1 billion in assets staked, partnering with some of the largest crypto institutions in Asia and generating over USD 90 million in yield per annum. A veteran in the Asian crypto landscape, Zhuling was recognised as one of the ‘movers and shakers’ of Singapore’s blockchain industry.
Chief Executive Officer
Giulio Xiloyannis is the Co-Founder of LiquidX, a web3 studio for the metaverse and the world’s first NFT projects aggregator, which acquired a 60% controlling stake in Pixelmon.
A key member of the ZALORA founding team, Giulio served as Chief Executive Officer for multiple markets, before leading the entire Southeast Asian group of companies in their pre-IPO phase as Chief Commercial Officer, wrapping up his decade-long tenure in 2018.
An angel investor since 2014, Giulio has invested in over two dozen companies alongside other co-investors such as Amber Group, Binance, Sequoia, Tiger Global, and more.
Giulio started his career in JP Morgan’s investment banking division before joining Rocket Internet. He is currently an appointed advisor and mentor to day-zero investor Antler; Italian accelerator Nana Bianca; and Malaysian-government led Magic, providing counsel for ventures across the web2 and web3 space.
Head of Institutional Sales
“Henryk Abucewicz is the Head of Institutional Sales at Coinhako, Singapore’s market-leading crypto platform, where he oversees Coinhako’s premier crypto financial services division. Henryk spearheads the company’s digital asset solutions while advancing white-glove services for institutional grade and high-net-worth clients.
Before joining Coinhako, Henryk spent 7 years as a Private Banker in Credit Suisse’s Private Banking & Wealth Management Division in Singapore where he was managing the assets of corporate, ultra-high net worth and high net worth clients across Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Henryk holds a Double Bachelors (honours) in Economics and English Literature from Nanyang Technological University. ”
Head of Institutional Sales
Sidney Macdessi is the Head of Institutional Sales at Levain, the institutional vertical of Cake
Holdings, a leading Singapore-headquartered digital assets innovator. As Southeast Asia’s
fastest growing fintech platform, Cake Holdings empowers investors to generate returns on their
digital assets in a secure and transparent way.
Sidney has amassed a decade of experience across tech and institutional finance industries
at Microsoft, Salesforce, Macquarie Bank, and boutique asset managers. He has led three
major initiatives in the Web3 space across the APAC venture capital scene, hosting the
largest Australian gatherings between institutional investors and the Web3 start-up
community. He has also assisted over 30 start-ups in the Web3 space to successfully raise
capital and delineate their value propositions to the broader market.
He currently leads the institutional outreach effort at Levain, and hosts the weekly DeFi
Unlocked podcast covering the intricacies of institutional DeFi with vetted experts and
pioneers in the space
Head of Communications & Business Development
Mantle Network by BitDAO
Igneus Terrenus is the Head of Communications and Business Development at Mantle, a high-performance Ethereum EVM modular L2 network that was developed by BitDAO, one of the world’s largest decentralised organisations by treasury. Previously, Igneus served as the Head of Communications at Bybit, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges.
Sebastian Zilliacus is Managing Director of the Media Division at EMURGO, the official commercial arm and a founding entity of the Cardano blockchain. As Managing Director, Sebastian oversees the development, execution, and management of EMURGO Media’s content-related products and services for the Cardano blockchain’s global user community, including Cardano Spot.
Sebastian has spent most of his career working at publicly listed multinational firms in Asia for more than a decade. In his most recent positions, Zilliacus was previously the VP of listed company ZignSec (STO: ZIGN) and COO of Sprinkle Group respectively. After graduating with a Master of Science and double majoring in Business Administration and IT, Sebastian has vast experience in strategic and execution planning for social networking, e-commerce, fintech, and video-on-demand (VOD) products, and in international business development.
Co-Founder & CEO
Hayden Hughes is the CEO and Co-Founder of Alpha Impact, APAC’s premier social trading platform. Prior to Alpha Impact, Hayden spent 5 years holding leadership positions at Crypto.com and Techemy, the investment advisory. He is regularly sought after to keynote conferences, and is widely quoted by the media. He is a non-practicing lawyer who is deeply experienced evaluating and investing in crypto projects.
Founder & CEO
Pradeep is the founder and CEO of Solve.Care with over 30 years of experience in the healthcare, insurance, and technology industries.Pradeep has designed and built solutions for public programs like Medicaid and Medicare, in addition to welfare programs like Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). Pradeep was also deeply involved with the healthcare initiatives of both the Bush and Obama administrations, establishing public program solutions under the Health Savings Act and Affordable Care Act. Prior to founding Solve.Care, Pradeep built 4 healthcare IT companies a part of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 and the INC 5000. Pradeep is also listed as Goldman Sachs’ 100 most promising entrepreneurs.
Head of Products
Alexander Goldsmith is an accomplished business professional with a diverse and impressive background. He has held various roles in finance, including a position as a Financial Bond & Derivatives Broker at ICAP and a Futures Trader at J.P Morgan. His experience extends beyond finance, as he also served as the Director of Business Operations at Alphabeta Properties in Dubai. During his time there, he was responsible for overseeing all aspects of Private Property Development and the Leasing company.
Currently, Alexander serves as the Head of Products at PurpleFi. In this role, he is responsible for leading the development and launch of new products. He brings his extensive experience in finance and business operations to the table to ensure that new products are successful in the market. In addition to his professional experience, Alexander is a passionate advocate for philanthropy and is actively involved in various charitable initiatives. Overall, Alexander is a dynamic and accomplished professional who brings a wealth of experience to any organization he works with.
Amjad has been running a successful travel agency for over 13 years, leading groups and making tailor-made holidays for people from all over the world. He is also the owner of an exclusive restaurant in London. Due to this, he understands the urgent need to modernize and secure the payment system in the ever-evolving crypto world.
Peter is a FinTech enthusiast focusing on traditional and decentralized finance. He is a Chief Operations Officer at the crypto exchange BITmarkets and a CISI approved investment operations analyst. Peter used to work as a Financial Analyst in an asset management firm in Europe and Trading Operations Analyst for a brokerage partnered with Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange. Currently, he is broadening his knowledge and skills with Master’s in Investment Management while pursuing the accreditation of CFA Charterholder. Peter strives to bring more understanding for digital asset investments and blockchain technologies through BITmarkets with the team of great customer service representatives and highlight the importance of transitioning from traditional world to DeFi.
Anndy Lian is an all-rounded business strategist in Asia. He has provided advisory across a variety of industries for local, international, public listed companies and governments. He is an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial entrepreneur, book author, investor, board member and keynote speaker.
Day - 1
7 June 2023
Day - 2
8 June 2023
9:30 am - 10:00 am
9:30 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:50 am
Signs of Spring – Emerging From Yet Another Crypto Winter
Adrian Chng, Hayden Hughes, Henryk Abucewicz, Marouen Zelleg, Timothy Tan
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Lessons Learnt fron FTX – What the Future Holds for Crypto Exchanges
Jianing Yu, Amjad’ur Rahman, Suleman Kazim, Alex Teo
10:45 am - 11:30 am
The Institutionalisation of Blockchain Staking
Anndy Lian, Anuj Shankar, Igneus Terrenus, Chen Zhuling
10:50 am - 11:30 am
Web3 Gaming – Where Are the Next Million Users?
Jianliang Shao, Wui Ngiap Foo, Carmen Tan, Giulio Xiloyannis
11:30 am - 11:50 am
Enterprise Adoption of Blockchain Via Low-Code, Interoperable Networks
11:30 am - 11:50 am
11:50 am - 12:10 pm
Redefining Crypto Finance with Speed, Security & Innovation
11:50 am - 12:10 pm
Venue: Marina Bay Sands Expo
Address: 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
Date: 7 – 8 June 2023
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
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