March 07 - 08, 2015

2015 Expo Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

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    Gavin Andresen
    Bitcoin Core Developer

    Gavin is the Chief Scientist at the Bitcoin Foundation and one of the original developers of the Bitcoin protocol. His wife allegedly no longer calls Bitcoin his "make-believe money project."

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    Jeremy Allaire
    CEO, Circle

    Jeremy is the CEO and cofounder of Circle Internet Financial and Chairman at Brightcove, which he also founded. His roles prior to Circle include CEO of Brightcove and CTO of Macromedia.

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    Juthica Chou
    President, LedgerX

    Juthica is the current co-founder and president of LedgerX. Prior to her current role, she specialized in algorithmic trading at Goldman Sachs for 7 years as a derivatives trader. Juthica is also an MIT alum.

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    Joshua Lim
    Treasury & Trading, Circle

    Joshua is the current head of treasury and trading operations at Circle. Prior to that, he worked as an associate at Goldman Sachs for five years as a trader specializing in exotic derivatives. Joshua is an MIT alum.

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    Constance Choi
    Principal, Seven Advisory

    Constance specializes in bridging the gap between tech companies and complex regulatory frameworks. Prior to Seven, she founded Kraken Exchange and worked there as the Chief Compliance Officer.

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    Melanie Shapiro
    CEO, CryptoLabs

    Melanie is currently the founder and CEO of CryptoLabs, where she is working on Case, a secure Bitcoin wallet. She also has a PhD in Consumer Behaviour from Henley Business School.

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    Andy Ofiesh
    Developer, Armory

    Andy is currently one of the lead developers at Armory Technologies. He has masters degrees in software engineering and computer science, but he leads a double life as a stand-up comic.

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    Dan Elitzer
    MIT Bitcoin Project

    Dan founded the MIT Bitcoin Club and is a second year MBA Candidate at MIT Sloan. Prior to attending MIT, Dan worked at Grameen Foundation, where he became interested in Bitcoin.

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    Sam Udotong
    Founder, Fireflies

    Sam is a junior at MIT studying aerospace engineering. He participated in the summer-long MIT Bitcoin Competition and his app Fireflies (an on-demand p2p delivery platform) won the Awesome award.

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    Jonathan Harvey-Buschel
    President, MIT Bitcoin Club

    Jonathan is the current president of the MIT Bitcoin Club, and a freshman studying EE at MIT. He entered the world of cryptocurrency via dogecoin mining, and is currently working on BitVend, a vending machine platform that accepts Bitcoin.

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    Jeremy Rubin
    MIT Bitcoin Project

    Jeremy is an EECS junior at MIT. He came onto the bitcoin scene with Tidbit, a system to replace web ads with cryptocurrency mining (currently fighting NJ). Jeremy is also a founder of the MIT Bitcoin Project.

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    Jinglan Wang
    President, Wellesley Bitcoin

    Jing is currently a junior at Wellesley College, studying studio art and CS.

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Given the potential impact of cryptocurrency on society it is imperative for us, as witnesses to its birth, to nurture and cultivate further investigation into its uses. The MIT Bitcoin Expo is a student-run conference that aims to create a dynamic space for the exploration of cryptocurrency and facilitate networking between present and future hackers, entrepreneurs, and policy makers.

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