MGF BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT SPEAKERS
David Drake, LDJ Capital

David Drake, LDJ Capital

Founder/Chairman

David Drake and his family office LDJ Capital and its partners, has acted as GPs and investors in fund-of-funds, realty funds, venture capital funds, seed funds, debt funds and hedge funds. Mr. Drake’s investments and private equity advisory at LDJ Capital currently has 50+ global directors and family office partners maintaining relations with institutions and family offices with $1.5 trillion in assets.
Dominik Zynis, Wings

Dominik Zynis, Wings

Co-Founder

Dominik is a co-founder of WINGS, a community of project backers which evaluates ICOs responsible for over $300M in funding, and Head of Communications at WINGS Stiftung. He is former Head of Communications & Business Development at Mastercoin (now Omni) Foundation – the first project to perform an ICO. Advisor at AdEx, DomRaider, MedicalChain, and AnthemGold. Formerly co-founder of State Software Inc. the company which coined and popularized the JSON standard. He holds a BA, Economics and Political Science (minor) from Middlebury College.
Paolo Barrai, Cryptolab S.A.

Paolo Barrai, Cryptolab S.A.

Topic of Speech: “Cryptopolis – The Advantages to Being in Switzerland”

Paolo is an Investor and entrepreneur in the blockchain Arena. Co-founder of Cryptolab S.A. an Investment Advisory company for institutional investors and a provider of a financial report on the Cryptocurrency market – www.bigbit.club. He is also Co-founder of EIDOO, a project dedicated to creating an effective blockchain-to-human interface that simplifies the interaction between users and blockchain-based assets. Eidoo is also a decentralized Exchange and Market where users will be able to exchange token and generic goods/ services in a decentralized way. Paolo was responsible for raising most of the 24 million during the first phase of the ICO. He is also the Co-Founder of Bitmax.ch a regulated cryptocurrency exchange based in Switzerland and is the Ideator and member of Cryptopolis, a Swiss non profit association based in Chiasso whose aim is to unite and consolidate the blockchain community between Italy and Switzerland. 

David Stadnyk, Stadnyk & Partners

David Stadnyk, Stadnyk & Partners

Founder & Senior Partner

Recognized as an innovator and creative thinker, David carries more than 25 years of public company expertise. He is an entrepreneur and founder of numerous successful pharmaceuticals, biotech and tech companies, both private and public. David sets the strategic direction for the companies he is involved in and builds a motivated team for future success. He has a passion for the technology sector, health industry, resources and for sports. He is the former owner of the Vancouver Whitecaps soccer club and is a co-founder of the TSN 1040 Sports Radio Station in Vancouver. David serves as Chair of the Stadnyk Foundation, a not-for- profit society established to recognize and promote sport philanthropy among athletes, coaches and executives.Mr. Stadnyk has also founded Pharmaxis, Eurpraxia Pharmaceuticals, Supreme Pharmaceuticals, M Pharmaceutical Inc, Arsenal Energy, First Sahara Energy, Park Place Energy and other companies including Friday Night Inc. and 360 Blockchain.

Sebastien Icard, Monacocoin

Sebastien Icard, Monacocoin

Co-founder & Lead Developer

Software Engineer and Blockchain Specialist. Co-founder and Technical expert of the Monaco Blockchain association. Deeply involved in cryptocurrencies since 2009.

JeanGerard Dimitri, Monacocoin

JeanGerard Dimitri, Monacocoin

Co-founder, Business Developer, & Community Manager

Master’s degree student in International Business. Began to get involved in blockchain projects as a translator, and decided to put his knowledge into use as a project core member.

Oleg Ivanov, Co-Founder & CEO

Oleg Ivanov, Co-Founder & CEO

CryptoBazar

Co Founder and CEO CryptoBazar Fund: Investments in crypto-currency infrastructure projects, ready for ICO in following sectors: fintech, exchanges, banks, funds, infrastructure development, new blockchains, technological innovations.

Entrepreneur, investor, Founder and CEO of InvestBazar Fund – 0.7 billion rub under management.

Attracted more than $90 million of investments for his own projects

  • Business experience since 1998 in 20 countries: USA, Germany, UK, Ireland, Portugal, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Cote D’Ivoire, Cabo Verde, Vietnam, Belorussia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Moldova, and Russia.
  • Was on initial team who re-launched RedBull in Russia in 2004 to reach leading market share positions . Founded Tornado energy drink, reached #5 market share position after Coca-Cola, Pepsico, Red Bull and Carlsberg in the energy drinks segment in Russia; sold the company to a strategic investor in 2 years; currently Tornado is sold in Russia, CIS, Switzerland and UK
  • Attracted more than 90 mln $ of investments for his own projects. Also Oleg trained more than 350+, who attracted more than 1 billion rub to their projects

Holds an MBA in Finance & Investments. Author of Operational Marketing: FMCG systems for selling, distributing, merchandising, and promotions, GlobalTeam Press, NY 2004. Hosts TV and radio shows on entrepreneurship and business

Andrey Yudin, Co-Founder

Andrey Yudin, Co-Founder

CryptoBazar

Co-Founder CryptoBazar Fund: Investments in crypto-currency infrastructure projects, ready for ICO in following sectors: fintech, exchanges, banks, funds, Infrastructure development, new blockchains, technological innovations.

Private investor since 2000, investor in cryptomarket since 2013.

Founder of several game development companies with a few successful exits

  • Ex-CTO Mail.Ru Group
  • Founder and CEO, Business Development Director of “GD-Team”,
  • Founder Business Development Director “Business techologies”.
  • Founder и ex-CEO “Mastak.ru”,
  • Founder

Winner of Google Best Global Startup 2015, Member Google Campus Tel Aviv startup space 2016

Expert in Business Development and Software Development.