The FCA, Coca Cola, Nestle, Mastercard and Other Industry Leaders Joining Blockchain Live 2019

Place/Date: London, UK - September 19th, 2019 at 4:11 pm UTC · 4 min read
Contact: Blockchain Live, Source: Blockchain Live

With Blockchain Live only a few weeks away, the festival of education is proud to announce keynote speakers, a VIP Investor 1-2-1 meeting programme and new sponsors to their already stellar line-up. For one-day only, Blockchain Live will be returning to London Olympia on 25th September, bringing engaging, thought-provoking and quality content to all in attendance.

Leading voices from the industry taking to the stages this year include:

  • Julian Gray – Technology Director, Digital Innovation Organisation at BP, discussing Forging a New Era of Trust: Data Fidelity and the Changing Face of Business
  • Ben Aldersey – Manager of FCA’s Financial Crime Advisory Team, discussing Preventing Financial Crime in Virtual Assets
  • Benjamin Dubois – Blockchain Lead and Digital Transformation Manager at Nestle, discussing Trust, Transparency and Traceability in the Supply Chain
  • Joe Wreford – Associate Director GB Supply Chain IT Business Partner at Coca Cola chairing the Business Summit
  • Caroline Casey – VP of Innovation & Partnerships at Mastercard, discussing Forging a New Era of Trust: Data Fidelity and the Changing Face of Business
  • Dr Lee Braine – Investment Bank CTO Office at Barclays, discussing The Consortium Model and the cost-benefits of forging your own path
  • Marta Piekarska – Director of Ecosystem at Hyperledger, discussing The Impact of Different Blockchain Archetypes
  • Bob Crozier – Blockchain Lead at Allianz, discussing How Blockchain is Transforming Insurance
  • Nicole Sandler – VP Fintech and Regtech at Barclays, discussing Regulating Digital Assets
  • Elisabeth Noble – Senior Policy Expert at European Banking Authority, discussing Regulating Digital Assets
  • John Abbott – Director of Digital Services at HM Land Registry, discussing Land and Asset Registry: The Power of Blockchain Beyond Financial Assets

Guests in attendance this year will also hear from Head of the Blockchain Policy Centre, Caroline Malcolm at OECD, Neepa Patel, Chief Compliance Officer at R3 and more.

Greg Medcraft, Director for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD, thought leader at Blockchain Live and guest speaker on the Regulation of Digital Assets said:

“What we need to do is to harness this technology, that means coming together and discussing the issues, discussing the business models and that means having conferences like Blockchain Live that actually bring people together to discuss these issues.”

This year Blockchain Live have included a VIP Investor 1-2-1 meeting programme in order to provide real value and return from their high- level investor community to help Blockchain Live exhibitors secure their next round of investment. The VIP Investor 1-2-1 programme is open to investors who are either active in or committed to entering the blockchain space and the opportunities that the technology provides.

The programme will connect Blockchain Live exhibitors with investors that represent:

  • Family Wealth Offices for high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals
  • Pension Funds
  • Wealth Management institutions

Institutions committed to the VIP Investors 1-2-1 programme include Wescom Group, TA Ventures, EMGT Group GmbH, Blockchain Capital Limited, Kleinwort Hambros and many more.

Portfolio Director for Blockchain Live James Samuel comments:

“At the heart of our offering is to push blockchain technology to the mainstream and towards mass adoption. Not only are we providing extremely varied but relevant free to access content across the event, this year’s addition of our Headliners Acts will provide industry insight from key stakeholders across the globe.

“Add to that the specific educational content in the Developers Den, our Training Studio for those that are beginning their blockchain journey, our exclusive VIP Investor programme as well as the networking lounge at the core of the festival floor, Blockchain Live once again becomes the must attend event in the industry’s calendar.”

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