The mission of CHAIN-FINANCE is to examine and evangelize how different blockchains and distributed ledger technologies can enable and disrupt the global financial services industry. The team at CHAIN-FINANCE accomplishes this by providing intelligence and information on the development of blockchain technologies for financial services, and producing events that bring stakeholders together, inform and educate about these new technologies, and encourage constructive discussions on how they can enhance financial services. Areas of our coverage include corporate and retail banking, cross-border remittance, securities and derivatives trading, exchange traded funds, insurance and credit industries, mortgages and lending, management consultancy and accounting, and financial services in the Developing World.
THE CHAIN-FINANCE TEAM
Journalist, policy analyst, and evangelist of new, disruptive technologies including big data analytics, Internet of Things, and crypto-currencies. Internet industry veteran with regional c-suite experience, and journalist credentials earned at internet.com, Internet World magazine, and Mecklermedia Corporation. In his career, Hans has interviewed Jack Ma, Jerry Yang, Vinton Cerf and Richard Li. He thinks there is no better sport than rugby union.
Janina, also known as “Blockchain Girl” , has worked for a few blockchain startups since April 2014 and is also involved in the Digital Catapult. She has an M.Sc Management from BPP University with distinction & CMI award. Her longest involvement is in Bitnation where she is a co-founder and holder of the first blockchain ID.
George is the former CMO of Fuzo which is using blockchain to bring financial inclusion to the developing world. He is also Committee Chair of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) for blockchain and financial services. George is a contributing writer to bitcoin exchange itBit and formerly of CoinTelegraph. George also co-founded BTC.sx, now magnr, a bitcoin trading platform. He is also a former Wall Street Senior Portfolio Manager and Market Strategist as well as a technical analyst. George holds the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation. George publishes an excellent blog - http://sammantics.com/
Adam Vaziri is a director of Diacle, a firm that provides regulatory consultancy and compliance software for the fintech industry. Adam is also a founder of BitLegal, an online directory and provider of information on regulatory landscape of bitcoin and blockchain technology. Adam is also a qualified solicitor and on the board of the UK Digital Currency Association.
Based near Windsor, England, Matthew Warner is an enthusiast for innovative, cutting edge technologies. He is a B.Eng. graduate in engineering with honors from the University of Warwick and also holds an PGCE in education degree. Matthew is a member of Mensa.