Ali Kassab, a French National, is a self-made businessman and a serial entrepreneur with 20+ years of experience across multinational cloud software companies and digital payment companies. His expertise lies in nurturing and building entrepreneurship ecosystems. He is an ICO Bench Blogger and has been awarded CEO of the year by the Dubai Smart SMB Summit 2018.
Raymund Scheffler has over 30 years of experience in wealth management and investment banking. He served as MD at the leading private bank in Germany and worked as advisor for family offices globally. His focus has been on private equity, real estate, forestry and alternative investments.
In 2014, he personally accompanied the establishment of an all-inclusive platform to buy, sell and accept Bitcoin.
Harald Plewka is a German lawyer with over thirty years of experience. He advises domestic and inter-national clients on legal and tax matters in the areas of M&A, corporate finance (debt & equity capital markets), joint ventures, strategic alliances, real estate and private equity.
Since 2014, he is also an expert on laws and regulations related to blockchain and crypto-currencies.
Andrew Rippon is founder of Thrupny,. He is also on the board of two further blockchain projects, Ubex and Fiduxa, both of which have raised significant investments and are delivering technology innovation. Andrew has also advised multiple crypto projects in differing spheres, from decentralized data centers to yacht routing and autonomous drones. He consults companies on blockchain and is a prolific writer on the subject.
Julie Doughan is a French National and has an American degree in Marketing and Finance. She is fluent in five languages: French, German, English, Italian and Spanish.
Julie has experience in various business fields in well-known large international corporations (luxury goods, oil & gas, consumer goods) as well as strong skills and experience in all kinds of marketing fields.
Tarek Shnawra has a masters degree in strategic development from SKEMA Business School in southern France. He has 15 years of experience in Business Development and Management across different industries ranging from automotive, construction material, technology, fashion to food and beverages. Being trilingual, speaking English, French and Arabic fluently, Tarek was able to successfully penetrate the MENA and the European markets.