Blockchain in Fintech – “Future of money” series – Hong Kong

Join our “Blockchains in Fintech” event with top experts from both countries engaging in an intellectual panel

Event Details

Location

Naked Hub HK
7F, 40 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan Hong Kong Hong Kong

Date

November 20, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Asia/Hong Kong (UTC+08:00)

Cost


swissnex China launches the “Future of Money” Fintech series in China. Switzerland & China are leading countries in the Fintech industry. Our aim is to bring together top experts from both countries and offer an intellectual exchange platform between the participants. If you are interested to know more about this “Blockchain in Fintech” event and want to create a possible new partnership, then this is what we offer:

  • Learn about the Swiss financial savoir-faire and new cutting-edge technologies of China and Switzerland with a top panel.
  • Connect with founders and key players in the Fin-tech industry and become part of a Swiss-China platform for financial innovations and technological collaboration between Switzerland and China.

 

Agenda

6:00 PM     Doors open

6:20 PM     Introduction and welcome address

6:30 PM     Panel discussion followed by Q&A session

8:00 PM     Networking

 

Top Moderator

Zennon Kapron – Director, Kapron ASIA

 

Zennon is a recognized thought leader on Fintech in Asia and a regular speaker at financial conferences globally including : Money 20/20, TradeTech, Sibos, SIFMA, Innovate Finance, Future of Fintech in Asia, APFIC and many others. He has testified in front of the U.S. Congress on matters of China Fintech and is regularly quoted in the press and television appearances including CNBC, Bloomberg, The Economist, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times to name a few. Zennon is the author of ‘Chomping at the Bitcoin: The Past, Present, and Future of Bitcoin in China’ published by Penguin as well as countless reports and commentaries on the state of financial technology in Asia.

 

Top Speakers

Ms. QJ (Qijun) Wang – CEO and Founder, Queschain Capital

 

Ms. QJ (Qijun) Wang, founder and CEO of Queschain, is a serial entrepreneur in the blockchain industry. Since 2013, beginning as the marketing lead in China for Blockchain.info, QJ has been involved and co-founded a number of crypto asset management companies , blockchain startups, open-source blockchain projects such as MakerDAO, community education initiatives, and charity programs with a focus of connecting China and the rest of the world.

 

 

 

Arthur Hayes – CEO, BitMEX

 

Arthur Hayes obtained his BA in Economics at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 2008. Subsequently he moved to Hong Kong where worked as an equity derivatives trader for Deutsche Bank and Citigroup for 5 years. Arthur was the head ETF market maker at both firms. In January 2014, BitMEX – Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange was formed. BitMEX is a trading platform that gives retail investors access to the global financial markets using Bitcoin, the Blockchain, and financial derivatives. BitMEX through the use of Bitcoin as collateral, allows anyone anywhere to trade any type of financial asset.

 

 

Jason Inch – Director, Serial Entrepreneur & Author of China 4.0

 

As a key contributor to the Genaro, Jason brings a depth of knowledge and experience from more than 20 years in the technology industry as an executive and entrepreneur. He has an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and also studied at CEIBS. Jason is also an accomplished writer with several books about China’s economy.His most recent book is called China 4.0 and he is also the founder of the China Business Events meetup community.

 

 

Rong Chen – Cofounder of Elastos Foundation

Rong Chen graduated from Tsinghua University, Beijing, in 1982. He received MS degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 1987. Rong was a Microsoft veteran of 1992-2000. He collaborated in the development of the Microsoft Research OS, IE3 ActiveX, Ole Automation, DCOM, .NET among other projects. Rong founded his own company Kortide Corp. in 2000 following a dream to invent his own operating system: Elastos.

After 17 years, Rong believes that a smart-web powered by the blockchain technology is the future for Elastos to create the scarcity of digital contents. He established the Elastos Foundation with his partners in June of 2017.

 

 

Dr. Thomas Bocek – Head of P2P and distributed systems at the CSG of the University of Zurich

 

Dr. Thomas Bocek is the head of P2P and distributed systems at the Communication Systems Group CSG of the University of Zurich since 2013. Before that, Thomas worked as a software engineer and technical project manager in the financial sector. Thomas is mainly interested in communication systems and networks, especially focusing on peer-to-peer, distributed systems, including Bitcoins and blockchains. Thomas has published several papers on these topics and his PhD topic has a strong focus on Peer-to-Peer and distributed systems.

 

 

 

Great food and drinks will be served during networking. Tickets sell for RMB 100 

For more information, contact Reto Siegfried by reto.siegfried@nullswissnexchina.org  or  Martin Stuerchler by martin.stuerchler@nullswissnexchina.org

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