We normally wouldn't think of many grandparents using blockchain technology, but Amanda Caveleri believes that the blockchain should be usable for everyone. Amanda is a technologist and entrepreneur working as Chief Marketing Officer & VP of Business Development at Elixxir (David Chaum's new blockchain project). She has worked on consumer-facing technology products ranging from machine learning and VOIP technologies to smart home and new media (AR/VR) technologies for the past decade. An expert in working with the elderly and aging, was recently recognized as a Top 50 Influencer in Aging by PBS, and has been involved as a Thought Leader and Advisor with Carnegie Mellon University and UPMC's Quality of Life Technology Center and Innovation and Business Partner with University of Denver's Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging.
This week we talk to Ksenia Semenova, the Chief Business Developer Officer at Cindicator. She has a record of growing companies as a blockchain enthusiast, business developer and communications expert. At TheQuestion, she was responsible for global growth, from 2.3 million unique users to 5.5 million in 5 countries. At the educational IT startup GlobalLab, she spearheaded the launch of this online collaborative laboratory and gained 90 000+ registered users in one year from more than 80 countries. Notably, at Cindicator, potential investors had to send in an application to invest, which narrowed the pool to people who genuinely cared about the company, and raised their target goal of $15 million. Ksenia is an addict business traveller and communicator, spreading ideas of the better future of symbiosis of technology and the human beings around the globe.
Mike Rogers, commonly known as 'Millennial Mike' is a thought leader within the cryptocurrency and blockchain community. He is best known for his belief that Web 3.0 will empower the individual by realigning incentive based systems. Mike is the Founder and CEO of Millennials In Blockchain and currently serves as the VP of Crypto Education & Research for Tradebits Exchange. He also serves as a strategic advisor to the charitable cycling event Tour de Crypto, a bike-ride across the country to raise $1 million in crypto currency for good causes.
Robert Kufner is one of the largest names in both the crypto and blockchain worlds. He was one of the first to mine Bitcoin in 2010, and later shifted toward Blockchain as the founder of the first publicly-listed company in Europe to focus solely on Distributed Ledger Technology. He is the founder and CEO of Nakamoto, and CVO of Advanced Blockchain AG.
Going to court to resolve a dispute takes a lot of time, and even more money. This week we talk to Jenny Vatrenko, a licensed attorney in New York and Co-Founder of Oath Protocol, a blockchain-community dispute resolution and governance protocol modeled on the common law jury system.
The founder of The Bushwick Generator, William Bear, is in our studio this week! He's here to talk about creating a crypto mall and hotel in the heart of Brooklyn, how to network to make your life better, and how Chuck E Cheese is a good model for cryptocurrency.
For our very first episode, we talk to Ingamar Ramirez. Ingamar raised $50 Million as the the head of marketing at Celcius, a blockchain startup disrupting the banking industry. We talk marketing, networking, and how to get a job in crypto.