Pascal is both a seasoned researcher, having conducted financial market research at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, and a strategist, gaining valuable experience as a consultant for PwC. He is an early adopter of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. He believes that the long-term success of the later hinges on the mainstream adaption.
Pascal Marco Caversaccio
With his 10+ year of experience in the financial sector, Markus has gained valuable experience in banking, consulting, asset management as well as technology in his latest role at Accenture. With respect to blockchain as a technology, he is convinced that successful and sustainable startups will be driving this innovation.
Tim has gained valuable experience in both banking and asset management in the past and has been actively involved in building up and running different startups. He has a great interest in private equity investments and disruptive technologies which is why he is fascinated by the current developments in the crypto market.
Having worked in both audit and the banking sector, Alex has an affinity for all things in finance. In the past he has also been involved in the building up and running of startups. Having found a great interest in cryptocurrencies and ICOs, Alex has built up an extended expertise in this field.
Benjamin has a strong academic background in the field of mathematics and he is an experienced technology consultant, having gained valuable experience working for Accenture. He has a great interest in the subtleties underlying different blockchains and is convinced that a blockchain can only be truly successful if it delivers real life value.
Jeff is an international marketing- and branding expert who is specialised in growth hacking and community building. With a passion for networking and digital business models, he established his startup InternsInBeijing as Beijing’s largest platform for expats. He previously worked for the Swiss Embassy and is very well connected with investors in Asia.
Isaac has more than 20 years of senior management experience in multichannel retail, growth hacking, and full stack e-commerce in eBay, Kimberly Clark, Dyson, and Sasa.com. He also led digital transformation across various industries and continents.
Luzius Meisser is a computer scientist, economist, and a crypto-asset expert. He co-founded and chaired the Bitcoin Association Switzerland and has recently become a board member of Bitcoin Suisse. He previously co-founded Wuala, a cloud storage startup, and is a seed investor in a few Swiss startups.
Thorsten Hens is Swiss Finance Institute Professor of Financial Economics and the former Head of the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich. He is a founding partner of Behavioural Finance Solutions and a seasoned strategic advisor.
Pascal Forster has co-founded the Crypto Finance Conference in St. Moritz and is a board member of the Crypto Finance AG. He is actively involved as an investor in several startups in the blockchain space and has more than 20 years of experience in recruiting CEOs, board members, and senior executives for leading corporations and organisations.
Roger Halbheer is the Chief Security Advisor for Microsoft in EMEA. Before re-joining Microsoft in 2018 he was a Managing Director for Accenture Security working in the Austria, Switzerland, Germany region and additionally responsible for the global cybersecurity alliance between Accenture and Microsoft.
Alessandro De Carli is a mobile security engineer and a technical blockchain expert. He is the Founder and CEO of Papers.ch – a software engineering company offering services in the blockchain security area such as smart contract security reviews. Also, he is the technical blockchain advisor of Aeternity, a top 25 cryptocurrency.
Alessandro De Carli
Christian Mesenholl is Morningstar’s Head of Central Europe and Country Manager for Switzerland. In this role, Christian leads the company’s go-to-market strategy for Austria, Benelux, Germany, and Switzerland. Christian has nearly 30 years of wealth and asset management industry experience. Before joining Morningstar, he served on the investment services and products team and as Chief of Staff to the CEO at Bank Julius Baer.
Leonard is an experienced serial entrepreneur, former Accenture consultant and marketing expert. He has developed products, e-commerce models, and marketing initiatives and is a strong supporter of the innovation coming from the blockchain-technology.