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Wednesday, September 12 • 11:00am - 11:50am
PRO TALK: Blockchain Protocols with Social Impact

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Great companies aren't here just to make money. They exist to change the world. Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies are making this possible at a never-before-seen scale. This panel discussion will focus on Blockchain protocols that are opening new avenues for social good, and it will highlight how developers are participating and driving new innovation on the protocols. We will discuss the fundamental protocols that the panelists work on, how those protocols contribute to social good, and the token economics that reward participants/developers and innovations to the protocol.

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Nic Meliones

Chief Product Officer, BEN
NIC MELIONES / Chief Product Officer, BEN Nic is the Chief Product Officer at BEN. BEN is a secure identity protocol that allows trusted parties to exchange sensitive information. Previously, Nic founded and was CEO of BitWall, a Bitcoin startup, for 4+ years, until it was acquired... Read More →
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Ryan Scott

CEO & Founding Partner, Akoin.io
Ryan Scott is the Founder and Chairman of ICO Impact Group. As an advisor and investor in many companies he is focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency funded pro-social startups.    He also most recently became the CEO and co-founder of Akoin, a cryptocurrency and dapp store for... Read More →
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Clarence Wooten

Founder, CEO, STEAMRole.org and RoleCoin.io
I'm a serial internet entrepreneur who has been creating and building Internet startups since 1998. Back then I was co-founder and CEO of ImageCafe.com, an online superstore of prefabricated websites for small businesses. ImageCafe was acquired for $23 million by Network Solutions/Verisign... Read More →
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Heidi Yu

Co-Founder, CEO, Boost Insider & BOOSTO.io
Heidi Yu, CEO & Founder of Boostinsider and BOOSTO, Serial entrepreneur. MBA graduate from Seattle University. After exiting e-commerce platform Pocomaru, she founded Boostinsider at the end of 2014, providing in-depth data analytics for 350,000 active social media influencers covering... Read More →

Wednesday September 12, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Workshop Room 3