John Hargrave - CEO - Media Shower, Inc.
SIR JOHN HARGRAVE is the CEO of Media Shower, the media company that helps great blockchain companies reach quality blockchain investors. He oversees a global team of analysts and journalists who rate and review blockchain projects, then present their findings on the premiere investor website, Bitcoin Market Journal (www.bitcoinmarketjournal.com). He is the author of the forthcoming bestseller BLOCKCHAIN FOR EVERYONE (Simon & Schuster, 2019), and a frequent speaker, lecturer, and leader of the New Finance revolution.
Nina Nichols - Founder & CEO - Resolution Research & Marketing
Blockchain and market research expert and consultant involving enterprise solutions and ICOs for supply chain, law, fintech, health, IoT, insurance, data, identity, energy and real estate. Promoting women and gender-diversity for Blockchain innovation globally. Life-long entrepreneur with central Denver premier event and office space for focus group facilities, MeetUps, meetings, product tests and distribution, private parties & more.
Gayatri Sarkar - G.P. Venture Capital - SportVEST
Gayatri Sarkar is Blockchain VC and Investor in crypto market since 2011. Currently a General Partner at a global Sports VC Fund on Blockchain called SportVEST, disrupting the $500B traditional sports market by investing in future of sports and crypto sports and created a new venture investment algorithm to invest in ICO fundraising protocols.
She was a manager at Federal Reserve Bank of Boston managing US military, navy global payment system highly confidential biggest fintech project. Have 12 yrs of experience managing big data strategy multi-million dollar fintech projects working for HP, IBM, Goldman Sachs, EU Bank. She is a Blockchain VC focussed Hackernoon writer and author of Word from the Block. She is also a co-founder of think tank BlockCAP.org (currently in stealth mode). She is an accredited investor and has been angel investing since 2015. Had two startups. She is in the board of many non-blockchain and blockchain companies working on AI, ML, healthcare, renewable energy and investment management platform. She has Physics and Math background with MBA. As a HKS alum, she chairs multiple development board of Harvard Kennedy School alumni board.
Kristen Ragusin - Sr. Vice President - Merrill Lynch
Kristen Ragusin is a Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor with Merrill Lynch, investing over $150 million. She helps clients navigate markets and achieve financial goals. She is a certified digital currency professional and earned her Masters Degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Kristen holds certificates in FinTech from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and in Sustainable Exchange from the University of Cumbria, London. She is currently building a producer backed credit for farmers and other producers to self issue in villages in India. She loves the adventure of Life and everything it brings from the many kinds of people to the wonders of Nature. She has traveled throughout the world. Her many journeys include climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, hiking through the Sahara desert and studying at a spiritual school located in the foothills of Southern India.