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2020 Forbes Blockchain 50

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Forbes Blockchain 50 Symposium

There’s never been a more exciting time to be entrenched in the blockchain universe and we want to celebrate. Join us as we honor the newest members of the 2020 Forbes Blockchain 50 list, and discuss with key industry leaders profitable strategies for moving forward in the new decade.

This virtual gathering will also feature robust conversations with key infrastructure players as we breakdown the latest in live blockchain applications and more.



2 p.m. ET

Welcome Remarks

2:05 p.m. ET

Infrastructure Players: Smart Strategies for Building on Blockchain

Leaders from the most widely used enterprise blockchain platforms will share their learnings as they discuss what the most successful companies using those platforms have in common

Daniela Barbosa, Vice President, World Wide Alliances, Hyperledger

Greg Schvey, Cofounder & CEO, Axoni

David Schwartz, Chief Technology Officer, Ripple

Moderator: Michael del Castillo, Associate Editor, Crypto & Blockchain, Forbes

2:35 p.m. ET

CBDCs: The New Genetic Code of Money

As bitcoin is adopted by bigger institutions it’s starting to impact the very nature of what we consider money—now even central banks are taking the technology seriously. We’ll explore how a new breed of technology could change the way money works.

Joe Lubin, Cofounder, Ethereum and Founder & CEO, ConsenSys

Todd McDonald, Cofounder & Chief Product Officer, R3

Moderator: Yaya J. Fanusie, Forbes Contributor & Adjunct Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security

2:55 p.m. ET

Enterprise Blockchain Leaders: Tales From The Crypto

Blockchain leads from the most advanced enterprises in blockchain will talk about how to turn insights from inside traditional companies into new, cheaper, faster ways to do business.

Mariana Gomez de la Villa, Distributed Ledger Technology Program Director, ING

Jennifer Peve, Managing Director, Business Innovation, DTCC

Xue Wang, General Manager, FinLab at China Construction Bank Fintech Corp

Moderator: Michael del Castillo, Associate Editor, Crypto & Blockchain, Forbes

3:25 p.m. ET

Closing Remarks

Michael del Castillo, Associate Editor, Crypto & Blockchain, Forbes


September 22
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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