• 2020 SPEAKERS

    Lucas Fernandez

    Head of Innovation, CHAMP Cargosystems

    Lucas Fernandez started his career in 2008. In 2013, he co-founded Tecbak, a pioneering start-up business in the Internet of Things, where he successfully launched the FoosballSociety. In 2015, Lucas joined Etix Everywhere Luxembourg as VP Product, where he led the lab division and developed a portfolio of Software as a Service (SaaS) based solutions for the management and monitoring of critical data center operations.

    Lucas holds a Master of Science in Engineering from INSIA, Paris, and a Master of Business Administration with Honors from the Sacred Heart University in Luxembourg.

    Besides his professional duties, Lucas is a member of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), and Silicon Luxembourg Business Club. Lucas is a keen and skilled writer who shares his experience around product management and innovation via articles regularly.

     

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    Douwe van de Heij

    Senior Director of Product Management, Syniverse Technologies

    As Senior Director of Product Management, Douwe van der Heij uncovers new opportunities and develops new business and technology solutions for mobile operators, technology companies and other businesses. This includes the inception of new products through concept development to commercial deployment. Douwe brings over 20 years in managing and innovating solution portfolios for the wireless industry, which have included senior roles in The Netherlands at KPN and T-Mobile. He joined Syniverse in Luxembourg in 2009.

     

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    Cassidy Daly

    Token Design & Cryptoeconomic Research, Centrifuge

    Cassidy brings a strong foundation in economics to her current work on token economy design and engineering at Centrifuge. She holds a Master’s in International Finance from Columbia University where she also worked as a consultant for the Federal Reserve. Her passion for token design comes from its potential to re-imagine what an economy should look like from the ground up to better facilitate our needs as a global society.

     

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    Michiel Valee

    CEO & Tech Lead, Dockflow

    Michiel is cofounder and tech lead at Dockflow. He has an academic background as a business engineer, where he researched the applications of trending technologies such as IoT, AI and blockchain in maritime logistics. In Dockflow, he takes care of the software development and the integration between different data-platforms and sources, synchronising logistics processes across industries, standards and people. Their current product is focussed on the streamlining of data round ocean shipments with perishable goods. By combining data, a complete and real-live log of the transport plan and events can be obtained.

     

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    Pierre Gerard

    CEO, Scorechain

    Pierre started to show interest in Bitcoin and Blockchain in 2014. He first created one of the first mobile Bitcoin wallet for iOS (Yallet), and then in 2015 he co-founded Scorechain and became CEO. Scorechain raised €500k in October 2015 and is now software leader in Europe for crypto compliance and transaction monitoring tool.
    Besides, Pierre was one of the leader of the Fundchain project (Luxembourg Blockchain Consortium, fundchain.lu) and work closely with major financial institutions to bring Blockchain to the financial world.
    Pierre holds a master’s degree in computer science and started his career at Reuters Luxembourg within the Risk Management department for 5 years. In 2000, he started his entrepreneurial career and was one of the co-founder of Jamendo, the biggest music platform under creative commons license.
     

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    Pedro Andersen

    Founder & COO, Winding Tree

    Pedro Anderson is a social entrepreneur and proponent for open and decentralized systems. Prior to Winding Tree he sold millions of dollars of SaaS products in the event tech space and founded a non-profit in hospitality.

     

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    Fabrice Croiseaux

    Chairman of the Board, Infrachain a.s.bl.

    Graduate of Centrale Lyon and HEC, Fabrice is CEO of InTech, a subsidiary of POST Luxembourg Group specialised in Information Technology consulting and specific software development.

    Passionate about digital culture and innovation, he advises companies in the use of emerging technologies to create breakthrough innovations. He is the leader of the Blockchain working group of the Fédération des Tiers de Confiance Numérique and Chairman of the Board of Infrachain in Luxembourg. Fabrice participates in several large-scale projects based on blockchain technology in France and Luxembourg.
     

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    Bill Laboon

    Technical Education Lead, Web3 Foundation

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    Guillaume Dechaux

    Global Head Strategic Sales and Business Development, ConsenSys

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    Olivier Zephir, PhD.,

    Business Advisor, Technoport

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