Malta AI & BC Summit 'Winter Edition' Speakers
CEO at Eterna Capital
I’m Founding Partner & CEO at Eterna Capital, an investment fund focused on blockchain technology. I launched Eterna Capital with 3 ex-BlackRock employees, receiving press coverage from the likes of Forbes, Bloomberg, Coindesk, Financial News and Investment Week.
Parliamentary Secretary - Financial Services
Silvio Schembri is a an elected Maltese politician and academic currently serving as a Junior Minister within the Maltese Government. Hon Schembri was born in Luqa, the second child among four siblings.
His father John Schembri has been occupying the office of Mayor of Luqa since 2001. Silvio is an experienced Lecturer In Economics with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Political Communication, Negotiation, Sustainable Development, Political Science, and Analytical Skills. Strong education professional with a Master of Arts and a Bachelors Degree of Honours focused in Economics from L-Università ta’ Malta.
Co Founder & Partner - Morgan Creek Digital
Co-founder & Partner at Morgan Creek Digital. I write a daily letter analyzing crypto news for institutional investors.
Chairman & Co-Founder - Akoin
Hip hop superstar Akon is one of Africa’s most renowned philanthropists. He hopes to empower young entrepreneurs in Africa to strengthen the continent’s rising economies and support the development of sustainable communities through blockchain-based cryptocurrency, Akoin. Through the artist’s Akoin Foundation, inspired entrepreneurs will develop future-forward businesses and promote innovation, economic stability, and growth across Africa, as well as in the wider world.
Blockchain Investor and Evangelist
Ian is a founder and CEO at Token Metrics and General Partner at 100X Advisors, a global blockchain investment and advisory firm, that’s made 15 investments in 15 different countries in the last one year. Ian is the founder and CEO of Token Metrics, a data-driven cryptocurrency investment research platform that helps retail investors leverage analytics and machine learning to become better investors.
Economic advisor with experience in macroeconomic crises, trade counseling, and policy analysis. Educational background in public administration, economics, and international affairs. Optimistic, pragmatic, and innovative.
Founder EOS sw/eden
Vahid Toosi is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for people and business. He started his first company when he was 17 and has been on that path ever since. Companies ranging from online charities to global blockchain ventures. Vahid Toose is a Founder of EOS sw/eden – an active Block Producer on EOS. Founder of Ghostbusters, a blockchain security & infrastructure collective, most known for their continues works on EOS and Liberland.
Senior Market Analyst - eToro
CEO & Co-Founder Aeroband Ltd
Brendan co-founded Aeroband Ltd. with his business partner, David Galea from Malta in 2019. Aeroband is building a dedicated blockchain for the global aviation industry using next generation scalable DLT. There are many challenges today in the operations of airports and airlines which would benefit immensely from a frictionless settlement process based on the seamless real-time transfer of value, and an immutable ledger which would track key information including the cargo supply chain. The outcomes would be higher revenues and lower cost, whilst simultaneously transforming the User Experience.