HIGHLIGHTS OF BEF SAN FRANCISCO
Gary Gensler (ex-chair CFTC) and Tim Draper ($5bn AUM)
"Bridging Blockchain & Traditional Economy"
Robot Sophia and Valentin Preobrazhenskiy (CEO, LATOKEN)
New Life: Interviewing Sophia
PHOTOS FROM BEF SAN FRANCISCO
Past events: BEF Singapore and BEF New York
BEF SPEAKERS
Social humanoid robot
Sophia is going to make an announcement to humanity. Sophia, developed by Hanson Robotics, is the UNDP World's First Non-Human Innovation Champion. It is the 1st robot to receive citizenship of a country (Saudi Arabia).
President of Mexico (2000-06)
The first president elected from an opposition party since 1910. Humanitarian & Founder of Centro Fox. One of the world's most important voices on the contemporary geopolitical landscape.
Minister of Finance, Canada (2014 - 2015)
State finance on blockchain? Joe is a canadian politician, he worked as the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Energy of Canada. He is a non-executive Chairman on the Board of Echelon Wealth Partners.

Chairman of the CFTC (under President Barack Obama)
Former Undersecretary of the United States Treasury for domestic finance, (1999-2001) and Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (1997-1999). Former Co-head of Finance, Goldman Sachs, and CFO for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
Founder, DFJ Fund
($5 bln AUM)
Tim has been one of the first investors in Skype, Baidu, Tesla, Hotmail as well as others. He has been declared one of the "100 Most Powerful People in Finance" from Worth. He is regarded as one of the Top 100 most influential Harvard Alumni, as well as being chosen as the "#1 Top Venture Capital Dealmaker" by Always-On.


Minister of Finance, Poland (2013 - 2015)
Former minister of finance of Poland, also responsible for financial regulation and e-tax admin. He is a Lead Central European economist at EBRD, a European Fiscal Board member and lecturer at Warsaw University.
Elected Member of the European Parliament
Member of the Party of European Socialists (PES), member of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats, Chair of Scientific Foresight Unit STOA, Blockchain&Cybersecurity - Industry Technology Research Energy Committee, Chair of the Delegation EU-NATO.
Principal, IVP ($7 bln AUM)
Principal at IVP, a $1.5B later stage venture firm. he led IVP's investment in Coinbase, where he is a Board Observer.
Singularity University, Associate Founder
Biophysicist, inventor, entrepreneur, and investor. Founder of Cambrian Genomics, which developed one of the most efficient ways to edit the genome. Advisor to Facebook.
CEO, Civic Technologies
Founder of Gyft & Yola, Inc., co-founder of SiliconCape. Recipient of World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders Awards(2009). Civic, a startup that encrypts identity information on the blockchain.
Prof of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
Can blockchain empower institutional change? Author, Buddhist Economics (Bloomsbury, 2017), with a focus on structuring markets for a just, sustainable economy that supports meaningful lives. Faculty leader, and Developer of Engineering at UC-Berkeley.
Bitcoin Foundation,
Board Member

Bobby co-founded BTCC, which was just acquired. He has worked at Yahoo!, EMC, BesTV and Walmart. He graduated from Stanford, got his EMBA from CEIBS, and now serves on the board of Bitcoin Foundation.
"It's been really enriching to me. I think we can hold a similar conference in Mexico, because all the knowledge that was here, all the discussions that happened here would be fantastic to impact Mexico's market, to bring in this new culture of forward-thinking"
Vicente Fox
President of Mexico
(2000-2006)
See interview with Vicente Fox at BEF Singapore 2018 >>>

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