Blockchain Eventon 2019 Speakers

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Dr. Evan Luthra
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer Almora
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Evan Luthra

Dr. Evan Luthra

Founder & Chief Strategy Officer Almora

At 24 I am a Top 30 under 30 Entrepreneur. I started my journey as a serial entrepreneur as an adolescent. As a forward thinking technology entrepreneur, I started by developing mobile apps at the advent of mobile app popularity. I built 30+ apps before my first exit.

I have started various technology companies by building plenty of apps and my apps have been used by millions of people before I was 15. I have extensive knowledge and experience in mobile apps and my company EL Group has developed and delivered digital solutions for major Fortune 500 companies.

More recently I am heavily involved in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space working and investing in leading companies such as GoodMoney, LockTrip, Hashgraph.com and others under my Crypto Investment Bank - Almora.io . I have been regarded as a Blockchain expert and pioneer by the worlds leading organizations and publications and have spoken at various conferences. I have also received an Honorary Ph.D in Blockchain for my work in the space .

I am also an accredited Angel Investor and invest in a variety of products and businesses. I am an early investor in the fastest growing on Demand company in the world - Eaze.com . Most recently I am an early Investor and CEO in Wheelys India - A Top 15 company to watch out in 2017 by INC magazine.

I believe in using technology to disrupt existing industries and have companies in a diverse set of industries from FoodTech, FinTech, Marijuana, Travel, Nightlife, Food and Beverage, Restaurants, Lifestyle, Social, AI, VR, AR, MR, Entertainment, Fashion and more.

I am a featured speaker at different universities and conferences around the globe where I speak about Technology, CryptoCurrencies and Blockchain to huge audiences. I have previously spoken at the United Nations, TEDx, Google, Crypto Investor Show, Blockshow and more.

I am also a well known influencer with over 500,000 followers on Social Media and have been featured on multiple TV shows and press sites.

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Ravinder Pal Singh
Director : Digital Transformation (Cybersecurity, IOT, Digital Cities) Dell EMC
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Ravinder Pal Singh

Director : Digital Transformation (Cybersecurity, IOT, Digital Cities) Dell EMC

I have 23 years of experience in IT Industry, working in Digital Transformation and future technology areas. My domain expertise includes IOT, Smart Cities, Digital Enablement, eGov, and Data Analytics. Over the years, I have managed multiple roles like Technical Engineer, Program Manager, Sr Consultant, and Director. Exposure in verticals like Government & Public Sector, Manufacturing, BFSI, Oil&Gas has given me many unforgettable experiences. I have spent the last 14 years in providing breakthrough leadership to achieve corporate strategies, build a coalition to support business growth and implement and manage change to drive organizational performance. I also carry out extensive experience with C-Level decision makers of large companies throughout the Asia Pacific, Japan, and China region.

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Kumar Gaurav
Founder & CEO - Cashaa and Auxesis Group
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Kumar Gaurav

Founder & CEO - Cashaa and Auxesis Group

Kumar is an Indian serial entrepreneur who was awarded an extraordinary status (O1) by the United States government for excelling his work on blockchain technology.

With his vision, Auxesis Group and Cashaa, are both ranked amongst the top 100 most influential blockchain companies across the globe.

Kumar is a popular international speaker and an emerging tycoon who has grown his own suffix of technology and was invited by IIT, IIM, ISB, YPO, TieCON, Money2020, TechCrunch, the European Parliament and many forums across the globe. He stood up against mega minds of so-called triggering currencies and stacking strategies and was nominated among the World's Top 50 Innovators from the Industries of the future market and tech era in the UK.Kumar is an Indian serial entrepreneur who was awarded an extraordinary status (O1) by the United States government for excelling his work on blockchain technology.

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Jason Fernandes
COO and Co-Founder AEToken
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Jason Fernandes

COO and Co-Founder AEToken

Jason Fernandes is an award-winning crypto-entrepreneur, Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Expert and TEDx speaker

A professional career beginning at the age of 14 and spanning over two decades, Fernandes founded internet portal ZeoCities.com and non-profit LDKids. He was also a founding team member at RecordTV.com where he holds a patent for the world’s first internet-based DVR; and PerceptiveI, a company that developed patented ECRM software for Fortune 500 Clients. He presently serves as COO and Co-Founder of award-winning Blockchain company AEToken.

A former monthly columnist with Indonesia’s GlobeAsia Magazine for over 5 years, his writings have appeared in The Jakarta Globe, CHIP, DNA India, The Leela, The Goan and Mans World Magazine, among others. He’s advised the Country of Barbados, the Government of Goa, and multiple statewide political parties on IT and Education policy. Fernandes was the first speaker at TEDx Panaji in 2017, Keynote speaker at TechieScoops Cryptoconference, and featured speaker at events hosted by the Computer Society of India, Goa Chamber of Commerce, Goa BITs Pilani University, Singularity University and is a regular speaker at various Blockchain events worldwide.

In 2018, on behalf of AEToken and FUNL, he received first place awards at the Malta Blockchain Summit and the Seaside Startup Summit respectively. He’s also the recipient of the Startup@Singapore Award, the First National Technopreneurship competition Award(Singapore), Childnet International Award (UK) and the "Best Business Plan" award from Sybase at the Global Entrepreneurs Challenge at Stanford University, California. He’s also been featured in international outlets like the BBC, LA Times, Associated Press , MTV, Channel NewsAsia, Bloxlive.TV and national outlets like India Today, ZeeTV and the Times of India.

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Utpal Chakraborty
Head- Artificial Intelligence, YES BANK Ltd.
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Utpal Chakraborty

Head- Artificial Intelligence, YES BANK Ltd.

Utpal Chakraborty is an eminent Data Scientist and AI researcher having 21 years of industry experience, including working as an Principal Architect in L&T Infotech, IBM, Capgemini and other MNCs in his past assignments. At the moment he is the Head of Artificial Intelligence at YES BANK. Utpal is a well-known speaker and writer on Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Agile & Lean speaking at conferences around the world. His recent research on machine learning titled “Layered Approximation for Deep Neural Networks” has been appreciated in different conferences, institutions and universities. He has also demonstrated few completely out-of-the-box hybridized Agile & Lean implementations in different industries which has been appreciated by Agile & Lean communities worldwide.

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Nishith Pathak
India's 1st Artificial Intelligence MVP and Microsoft Regional Director |AI & Blockchain Innovator, Architect, Researcher, Int'l Author & Speaker
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Nishith Pathak

India's 1st Artificial Intelligence MVP and Microsoft Regional Director |AI & Blockchain Innovator, Architect, Researcher, Int'l Author & Speaker

Nishith Pathak is India's 1st Artificial Intelligence(AI) Most Valuable Professional(MVP), a Microsoft Regional Director (RD), Lead architect, speaker, AI thinker, innovator, and strategist. Nishith’s expertise lies in helping Fortune 100 companies design and Architect next-generation solutions that incorporate AI, ML, cognitive services, Blockchain, and many more. He sits on several technical advisory boards across the globe, and is author of multiple books on AI and Blockchain. Nishith has played PAN account enterprise Architect role where he was responsible for overall architecture to design in multiple projects. He is an international acclaimed speaker on technologies like AI, Blockchain and regularly speaks at various technical conferences.

For his expertise on Artificial intelligence, Microsoft have awarded him 1st Most Valuable Professional (MVP) from India on Artificial Intelligence category. Globally, he is among 19 MVPs on AI, recognized by Microsoft for their sheer expertise on AI. He is also awarded as "Microsoft Regional Director" award which consists of 150 of the world's top technology visionaries chosen specifically for their proven cross-platform expertise. Nishith is currently working on key areas, specifically Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, cognitive computing, BlockChain, Internet of Things, cloud computing, and helping companies architect solutions based on these technologies. He can be contacted at NisPathak@GMail.com