Top 25 Blockchain & Web3 Speakers
- By Brendan Egan
- Sep 27, 2022
Blockchain and crypto go hand in hand, and to some, it’s a very confusing world where they know Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies exist, but it’s harder to understand exactly how or why it exists. Web 3.0 ties into Blockchain as it’s a future internet that’s based on these public chains without ever requiring permissions that impact a user’s privacy.
Crypto and blockchains don’t require banks or financial institutions to collect customers’ information. With Web 3.0. you’re not experiencing that same collection of information that’s used for monetizing through ads, such as Google and Facebook are known for. Blockchain and Web3 are exciting technologies when you understand them. Our top 25 Blockchain & Web3 speakers can help the audience understand what these technologies offer and where they can go from here.
Kevin O’Leary is a venture capitalist with decades of work in financial services and index investments. When it came to investing in cryptocurrency and Web3, he broadened his reach to make sure that he dabbled in a mix of everything. His lessons in cryptocurrency investments are that it has to be treated like software, not physical money. You don’t know what will work at first, so you need to sample it all to make sure your investments are padded with winners.
2. David Orban
When Ethereum launched in 2014, David Orban was the first investor. He already had four years of experience in Blockchain technologies as he’d been an active investor in Bitcoin since 2010. David was a keynote speaker at the first Ethereal Summit back in 2017 and again for Blockchain Unbound in 2018. He’s given more than 100 keynote speeches, specializing in Blockchain and Web3.
Back in 2012, Margaux Avedisian relaunched Tradehill, the first American Bitcoin exchange. She also founded Alphapoint and Monetago. She was the executive VP for Transform Group, a Blockchain PR firm that’s represented more than 100 companies and ICOs, including Bancor, Ethereum, and Unikoin.
4. Brad Yasar
Brad Yasar is the CEO of EQIFI, the world’s premier decentralized global banking platform, and the co-founder of Blockchain Investors Consortium. He’s also the founder of Beyond Enterprizes, a firm that offers advice and support to Blockchain projects. He’s a specialist in Web3 and Blockchain and frequently speaks to audiences about business strategies, angel investing, and technology.
She’s the author of Unblocked, a book on blockchains and organizational culture. Alison McCauley has more than five years of Web3 and blockchain technology. She’s the founder of Unblocked Future and chief advocacy officer at Unfinished, both firms that tap into her expertise in blockchains and Web3.
6. Ian Khan
He’s writing The Metaverse for Dummies and created “Securing the Metaverse” for LinkedIn Learning. Ian Khan is a technology filmmaker and technology futurist. He’s an expert in Web3 and Blockchain technology and also has a lot of insight to share when it comes to AI and leadership.
7. Ian Beacraft
Ian Beacraft has spoken to audiences around the world. He’s taken the stage at CED, SXSW, and TEDx. He has a lot to share when it comes to the Metaverse and Web3. Update Beverage hired him to be the company’s Head of Brand and Futurist in Residence, and loves to share his knowledge on where technology and company culture connect.
8. Brian Solis
Brian Solis is an expert digital anthropologist and futurist. ZDNet calls him one of “the 21st-Century Business World’s Leading Thinkers.” He’s spent more than 20 years studying society, markets, and business, and excels in AI, digital transformations, and Web3. Technology is his skillset and he’s ready to share his insight with audiences.
She’s the founder of Women in Blockchain Talks and is on Wirex’s “Rising Women in Crypto Power List” in 2021. LinkedIn calls her a “Top Voice in Tech & Innovation.” If you’re looking for an expert speaker in Fintech, Welltech, and Blockchain, you’ve found exactly who you need to book for your event.
10. Ethan Pierse
As one of the most in-demand keynote speakers, Ethan Pierse is an expert in Blockchain and Web3. He’s given many talks about Tokenized Securities, Social Tokens, and the Decentralized Creator Economy. If you’ve heard of the $ETHAN social token, you’ve already experienced Ethan’s creations. He’s the director of The CryptoAssets Institute and has empowered business development and startup investments around the world.
11. Andrew Busch
Andrew Busch is the First Chief Market Intelligence Officer at AndrewBusch.com. His role is to aid the government’s understanding of the economy and markets. He’s given briefings to many divisions of the U.S. Government, including the Federal Reserve, the House and Senate, the SEC, the U.S. Treasury, and the White House.
Sir John Hargrave is known as the “Money Missionary.” He’s traveled the world helping promote a clearer picture of what cryptocurrency and Bitcoin entail and what the Blockchain is and does. He’s the author of Blockchain for Everyone: How I Learned the Secrets of the New Millionaire Class (And You Can, Too) . He’s able to break down these complex lessons into personable stories and information that helps his audience really understand everything they need to know about Web3 and blockchains.
13. Toby Gilbert
Toby Gilbert is the CEO and co-founder of Coinweb, a cross-chain computation platform that helps enterprises and retailers navigate Blockchain technology. Prior to Coinweb, Toby excelled in start-ups and invested in three telecom companies including OnRamp.
14. Laura Shin
In past work experiences, Laura Shin was a senior editor at Forbes. She’s the author of The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze . While writing that book, she and her sources discovered the group they believed was responsible for the 2016 DAO attack on Ethereum. Between the information she’s gained in years of crypto research, and her talks in front of audiences at events like the International Monetary Fund, Oslo Freedom Forum, and TEDx San Francisco, she has a lot of insight to share.
15. Tom Koulopoulos
Tom Koulopoulos is the founder and chairman of Delphi Group, a Boston-based think tank, and he’s a founding partner at Acrovantage Ventures, an investment firm that helps early-stage tech startups. He’s written 14 books, including Gigatrends, a book that covers the seven technology trends that shape our futures.
16. Andre De Castro
His early grasp of blockchains makes Andre De Castro one of the leading experts on blockchain technology and Web3. He’s the founder of Blockchain of Things, Inc., and the developer of Catenis, a tool that allows drag-and-drop technology to aid with application development using Bitcoin blockchains. He’s a crypto advocate and has helped the U.S. Government’s FinCEN division to help create cryptocurrency policies.
17. Jack Shaw
Jack Shaw has more than 30 years of experience in transforming digital ecosystems and using technology for business transformations. He’s been named one of the “Top Five Technology Futurists” and is one of the “World’s Top 25 Speakers,” as ranked by Speaking.com. With more than 1,000 keynote presentations, he’s a skilled speaker who knows how to relate to his listeners.
18. Deborah Metts
Her skills in brand storytelling, e-commerce, and technology are undeniable. Deborah Metts is a SaaS guru in the world of fashion and retail, and she also brings more than 10 years of experience as a leading technologist in startups and large businesses.
19. Abdel Boazzati
Before his current role in The Coca-Cola Company, Abdel Boazzati ran Warner Bros. EMEA partnership division. He’s built two companies of his own and specializes in the Metaverse, NFTs, and blockchains. He was a speaker at the 2021 Blockchain Expo and online at the Dept Agency’s Digital/Blockchain event.
20. Steve Stewart
Vezt, Inc. is a blockchain-based music app that allows artists, producers, labels, publishers, and writers to monetize their intellectual property directly. Vezt helps make sure royalties go to the artist and not a middleman. Steve Stewart is the CEO and co-founder of Vezt, Inc. and has more than 20 years in the music, tech, and television industry.
21. Joel Comm
What better way to have an expert in Web3 than by going to one of the first website creators to embrace when the World Wide Web was born? Joel Comm built and ran one of the very first websites. He’s been building websites since 1995. He’s the creator of The Next Internet Millionaire, the first Internet reality show, and is a skilled speaker in Web 3.0, blockchains, NFTs, and the Metaverse.
22. Zach Piester
Zach Piester has more than 20 years of experience as a venture partner, investor, serial entrepreneur, and change agent. He’s continually praised as being one of the world’s most influential thought leaders in blockchains, Fintech, Insurtech, remote teams, and the Future of Work.
23. Flavia Kenyon
Flavia Kenyon is an Oxford University graduate and British barrister who specializes in cyber litigation, Blockchain, and privacy and data protection. She’s a powerful speaker who’s offered talks on such topics as “How to Navigate the Crypto Space Safely.”
24. Brendan Egan
Brendan Egan sits on dozens of boards for a variety of companies in the marketing and technology sector. He’s the founder of Simple SEO, a digital marketing agency that’s helped hundreds of startups and Fortune 500 companies. He’s also skilled in finances and founded a highly-rated digital trading education company after the 2008 market crash.
25. Igor Mikhalev
When clients need expert help with Business Technology & Innovation Strategy performance in Blockchain-based strategies and technologies, Igor Mikhalev is the expert they turn to. He’s the creator of CBDTracker.org and has 15 years of consulting startups, corporations, and academics, He has Master’s degrees in Business Administration & Economics and Software & Automated Systems Engineering.
Our 25 Blockchain and Web3 speakers excel at the subject matter and know how to engage their audiences with humor, incredible insight, and the information they need to achieve their goals. Book a Blockchain and Web 3.0 presenter for your upcoming event.