On invitation by the U.S. Embassy in Bern, Rik Willard of Agentic Group and Eli Stern of Ernst & Young will be the keynote speakers at the U.S.-Swiss Exchange on Blockchain Innovation and Regulation in Zurich on May 15. Both speakers will look at the future of crypto assets; what comes after bitcoin, how will blockchain technologies affect our society and the future of finance, what will next generation financing models look like, and will we actually need banks in the future. Interested? Come to the Pantalk at the Zurich Impact Hub Colab on May 15, where Rik will speak, or on May 16 in Fribourg at the UBS Concept Space where both Eli and Rik will speak and engage in a discussion. Both events are free. Registration may be required.
Rik Willard is the Founder and Managing Director of Agentic Group, a New York City-based federation of over 50 blockchain and related companies across five continents. He is also CEO of Global Blockchain Technologies and a co-founding member of the Silicon Valley Blockchain Society in San Francisco. He is passionate about the democratization of financial opportunity that blockchain technologies afford. He speaks on blockchain issues globally, and is featured in recent blockchain documentary “The Blockchain and Us.”
Eli Stern is the Blockchain Leader at Ernst & Young’s Financial Services Advisory in New York, where he advises clients on possible ways to approach blockchain technology, crypto currency and digital assets. Eli has extensive experience in the financial services industry, working as an advisor at the intersection of evolving technology, compliance and financial products. He frequently speaks on blockchain and financial markets-related topics.