Dr. Maha Achour

Maha has more than 25 years’ experience in leadership roles in the semiconductor, wireless RF, optical communications, sensing and defense industries — with both startup and public companies. Recognized for her deep technology background, management, and business development skills, Maha was recently named to Forbes’ “50 Over 50 – Vision” list of women who are […]

Rini Basiron

A highly accomplished Institutional Banker and Blockchain Enthusiast with 14 years of comprehensive banking, and finance experience at a top 4 bank in Australia. During her banking career, Rini specialized in International Trade for Institutional clients in the Property, Mining, Oil and Gas sector, and also the Agriculture sector in Australia. Rini has a passion […]

Candice Beaumont

Candice Beaumont serves as Chairman of the Salsano Group, a Panama based family office & conglomerate invested in private equity.  She is also Chief Investment Officer of L Investments, a single family office invested in public and private equity.  She oversees all capital allocation decisions for the internal fund of funds as well as the […]

Lee Bratcher

Lee Bratcher is the President and Founder of the Texas Blockchain Council. The Texas Blockchain Council is an industry association with more than 100 member companies and hundreds of individuals that seek to make Texas the jurisdiction of choice for Bitcoin and blockchain innovation. The TBC helped to research two pieces of blockchain legislation that […]

Thomas Brigandi

Thomas Brigandi, CFA is a Managing Director at RisCura, the largest emerging & frontier market-dedicated investment consultancy by assets under advisement (AUA), with over US$200 billion. RisCura also manages / administers roughly $10 billion in assets. Prior to joining RisCura, Brigandi served as a Vice President in the Global Investor Management Team at Moody’s Investors […]

Anand Chandrasekaran

Anand grew up in India, where his circumstances at birth could often define his prospects in life. So when he read Only the Paranoid Survive, Andy Grove’s 1999 memoir about leading Intel, he knew he had to find a way to Silicon Valley – a meritocracy where immigrants could change the world. He threw himself […]

Rob Curran

Rob Curran is an editor at The Wall Street Journal and contributing columnist at The Dallas Morning News. Rob Curran is a contributing columnist at The Dallas Morning News. His financial reporting has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, and Dow Jones Newswires. He is co-author, with anthropologist Andrew Nelson, of Journey Without End: Migration from […]

Jacques Demers

With over 45 years of experience in investment, law, and pensions, both in Canada and globally, Jacques is Chairman and Co-Founder of AGAWA PARTNERS. In June 2023, he completed four years chairing the York University Investment Committee and Pension Fund Board. He is Treasurer and a director of the World Ocean Council, a business alliance […]

Kim Diamond

Kim Diamond is a seasoned professional with over 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate, structured finance, and debt capital markets industries. Throughout her career, Kim has held leadership roles, including her role as Managing Director, Global Leader of S&P’s Commercial Mortgage Ratings Group, and Founding Executive and Senior Managing Director at Kroll […]

Uri Ferruccio

Uri is an entrepreneur, investor and board advisor focused on future-critical technologies and how these technologies are transforming our lives. He currently serves as co-founder and CEO of Concordia, a venture-backed modular risk management platform that unifies digital assets into a transparent and seamless financial system. He is also Partner at Tabiya (fka Metafor), a […]

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