Palm Beach County Convention Center
Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, USA

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Event Date Tue May 17 EDT - Thu May 19 EDT (about 1 month ago)
Location Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, USA
Region Americas

We’ve partnered with the world’s best DeFi funds, protocols, companies, and people to bring you the DeFi event of the year.


2022 Speakers

Chris Dixon
General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Do Kwon
Founder & CEO, Terra

Katherine Wu
Venture Partner, Archetype

Vlad Tenev
CEO & Co-Founder, Robinhood

Jeff ‘Jihoz’ Zirlin
Growth Lead & Co-Founder, Axie Infinity

Mary-Catherine Lader
Chief Operating Officer, Uniswap Labs

Justin Drake
Researcher, The Ethereum Foundation

Benjamin Milstein
Co-Founder, DIGITAL

Li Jin
Founder & General Partner, Variant

Haseeb Qureshi
Managing Partner, Dragonfly Capital

Nic Carter
Partner, Castle Island Ventures

Soona Amhaz
Founder & GP, Volt Capital

Andy Chorlian
Founder, Fractional

Dan Tapiero
CEO & Managing Partner, 10T Holdings LLC

Sarah Buxton
CEO, Gala Music

Eric Peters
Founder, CEO & CIO, One River Asset Management

Kyle Samani
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Multicoin Capital

Kevin Owocki

Santiago Roel Santos
Web3 Investor, ex-ParaFi Capital

Stani Kulechov
Founder & CEO, Aave

Surojit Chatterjee
Chief Product Officer, Coinbase

Alex Golding
Ventures Associate, Delphi Digital

Avichal Garg
Co-Founder & Partner, Electric Capital

Kain Warwick
Founder, Synthetix

Preston Van Loon
Co-Founder, Prysmatic Labs & Cryptex

Christine Moy
Partner, Head of Digital Assets, Apollo

Vance Spencer
Co-Founder, Framework Ventures

Colleen Sullivan
Head of Directional Strategies, BH Digital

Catherine Gu
Director, Head of CBDC & Crypto Infrastructure Build, Visa

Kieran Warwick
Co-Founder, Illuvium

Robert Leshner
CEO & Founder, Compound Labs

Tegan Kline
Co-Founder, Edge and Node

Tom Schmidt
Partner, Dragonfly Capital

Mariano Conti
Angel Investor

Ryan Selkis
Co-Founder & CEO, Messari

Cooper Turley
Angel, Music NFTs

Jake Chervinsky
Head of Policy, Blockchain Association

Jim Bianco
President & Macro Strategist, Bianco Research, L.L.C.

Matt Hougan
CIO, Bitwise

Tarun Chitra
Founder & CEO, Gauntlet

Ryan Sean Adams
Co-Founder, Bankless

David Hoffman
Co-Founder, Bankless

Amy Oldenburg
Head of Emerging Markets Equity, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Jake Brukhman
Founder & CEO, Coinfund

Richard Muirhead
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Fabric

Brett Tejpaul
Head of Coinbase Institutional, Coinbase

Vanessa Grellet
Head of Portfolio Growth, Coinfund

Bill Barhydt
Founder and CEO, Abra

Brian Quintenz
Former Commissioner, CFTC

Sunny Aggarwal
Co-Founder, Osmosis Labs

Harry Kalodner
Co-Founder & CTO, Offchain Labs

Sanchan Saxena
VP of Product, Coinbase

Mona El Isa
CEO & Founder, Avantgarde Finance

Mihailo Bjelic
Co-Founder, Polygon

Michael Shaulov
CEO & Co-Founder, Fireblocks

Alex Mashinsky
Founder & CEO, Celsius

Melody He
Co-Founder, Spartan Group

Lorien Gabel
CEO, Figment

Ray Mogg
Co-Founder, Tracer DAO

Alex Svanevik
CEO, Nansen

Eric Golden
Host, Web3 Breakdowns Podcast

Casper B. Johansen
Co-Founder, Spartan Group

Teddy Woodward
Co-Founder & CEO, Notional Finance

Taylor Monahan
Founder & CEO, MyCrypto

Mirko Basil Doelger
CEO & Founder, UniX Gaming

Chris Aruliah
Chief Product Officer, BCB Group

Jack O'Holleran
CEO & Co-founder, SKALE

Perianne Boring
Founder & President, Chamber of Digital Commerce

Joe Hoffend
VP of Product Development, Foundry

Angela Dalton
CEO & Founder, Signum Growth Capital

Josh Goodbody
COO, Qredo

John Patrick Mullin
Co-Founder, MANTRA DAO

Johann Bornman
Product Lead, MetaMask Institutional

Rebecca Rettig
General Counsel, Aave

Mark Richardson
Product Architect, Bancor

Cynthia Wu
Founding Partner & Head of Business Development & Sales, Matrixport

Liko Subakti
CEO, Project SEED

Hugo Philion
Co-Founder & CEO, Flare Network

Scott Stuart
Co-Founder & CEO, Kava Labs

James Smith
Founder, Elliptic

Moti Levy
CEO, DeviantArt - DeviantArt Protect

Morgan Beller
General Partner, NFX

Eric Parker
CEO, Giddy

Ken Timsit
Managing Director, Cronos

Lauren Halstead
Business Development Lead - Entertainment, Chainlink Labs

Allan Gulley
Product Operations Lead, Index Coop

Alan Chiu
Founder & CEO, Boba Network

Lead Developer & Strategic Partnership Coordinator, Beefy Finance

Rachel Mayer
VP of Product, Circle

Mounir Benchemled
Founder, Paraswap

Ophelia Snyder
Co-Founder & President, 21Shares & Amun

Rex Hygate
Founder & President, DeFiSafety

Tobias Jung
Product Owner, T-Systems MMS

Kinga Bosse
CFO, Lukka

Genevieve Bos
Co-Founder & CRO, Poplar

Evgeny Gaevoy
Founder & CEO, Wintermute

Konstantin Richter
CEO & Founder, Blockdaemon

Derek Yoo
CEO, PureStake

Kathy Kraninger
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Solidus Labs

Asaf Meir
Founder & CEO, Solidus Labs

Joseph Edwards
Head of Financial Strategy, Solrise Group

Isaac Lee
Interim CIO, ZKSpace

Casey Wagner
Senior Reporter, Blockworks

Alvin Lee
Lead Evangelist, DeGate DAO

Jake Dwyer
Head of DeFi, GSR

Nicki Sanders
Principal Software Engineer, Blockchain, TaxBit

Rotem Hemo
Director of Product Management, Algorand

Darius Sit
Co-Founder & CIO, QCP Capital

Michel Dahdah
Co-Founder, C3 Protocol

Amir Haleem
CEO, Nova Labs

Mohamed Elkasstawi
Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Tribal Credit

General Partner, HASHED

Jacquelyn Melinek
Senior Crypto Reporter, TechCrunch

Josh Rosenthal
Co-Founder, Partner, 6ixth event

Madeline Lieber
COO, Crypto Chicks

Sami Start
Co-Founder & CEO, Transak

Coleman Maher
Head of Ecosystem, Waves Labs

Yubo Ruan
Founder, Parallel Finance

Zach Hungate
Head of Gaming, Everyrealm Ventures

Natasha Hoskins
Co-Founder, Boys Club

Ben Jones
Co-Founder, Optimism

Ariel Seidman
CEO & Co-Founder, Hivemapper

Sabrina Wilson

Sid Powell
CEO & Co-Founder, Maple

Haydn Snape
Founder & CEO, Decentralised Investment Group (DIG)

Anne Favre-Willis
VP of Special Projects, OpenSea

Charles Hamel
VP of Product, Ledger

Georgi Ivanov
VP of Strategy, Risk & Operations, Nexo

Melanie McClain
Head of Community; Founder, P00LS; Blurred Lines

Illia Polosukhin
Co-Founder, NEAR

DeFi Dad
Partner, 4RC

Sam Kazemian
Founder, Frax Finance

Luca Prosperi
Lending Oversight, MakerDAO

Mike Belshe
Co-Founder & CEO, BitGo

William Reilly
Head of CeFi, Sales, and Strategy, Chainlink Labs

Maggie Love
Founder, SheFi

Christina Beltramini
Head of Growth, Aave Companies

Sergej Kunz
Co-Founder, 1inch

Nikita Ovchinnik
CBDO, 1inch

Carson Cook
Founder, Tokemak

Zach Bruch
Co-Founder & CEO, RECUR

Eric Qiu
Trader, CMS Holdings

Matt Cutler
Co-Founder & CEO, Blocknative Corportation

Brett Shear
Managing Partner, PTC Crypto

Scott Byron
Head of Venture, AscendEX

Jessica Raybeck
Head of Institutional Relationship Management, BlockFi

Carlos Arena
Director for Digital Assets Sales, Google Cloud

Julia Rosenberg
Co-Founder, Orca Protocol

Will Robinson
Core Contributor,

Brittany Yoon
COO, We3

Inesha Premaratne
Business Development Manager, Chromaway AB

Johann Kerbrat
Chief Technology Officer, Robinhood Crypto

Kate Rooney
Technology Reporter, CNBC

Smart Contracts Lead, Element

Niles Lawrence
Data Platform PM, Dune

Mike Taormina, CFA
Head of Institutional Business, Index Cooperative

Amir Bandeali
Co-CEO, 0x Labs

Carl Hua
Chief Architect, CelsiusX

Jason Du
Founder, Legends of Venari

Michael Ippolito
Co-Founder, Blockworks

Carly Reilly
Host - Overpriced JPEGs podcast, Bankless

Jason Yanowitz
Co-Founder, Blockworks

Dan Keeler
Editor-in-Chief, Blockworks

Ben Strack
Reporter, Blockworks

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors and Partners

• Electric Capital
• Multicoin Capital
• Dragonfly Capital
• Bitwise
• Delphi Digital
• Bankless
• Fabric Ventures
• Spartan
• PolyChain
• DeFi Alliance

• Coinbase

• 1inch
• Bancor
• Fireblocks
• Ledger
• Metamask
• Nansen

• AAVE Grants DAO
• Abra
• Amun - 21Shares
• Avalanche
• Blockdaemon
• Boba
• Circle
• Foundry
• Paraswap
• Qredo
• Tracer
• WinterMute

• Algorand
• BitGo
• Celsius
• DeGate
• Flare
• Lukka
• Matcha
• The HBAR Foundation
• T-Systems
• Solidus Labs
• TaxBit
• Waves

• AscendEx
• BCB Group
• Beefy
• BlockFi
• Cronos
• Defi Safety
• DeviantArt Protect
• Elliptic
• Figment
• Giddy
• Index
• Kava
• Mantra DAO
• Matrixport
• Moonbeam
• Nexo
• Notional
• Osmosis
• Parallel
• Project Seed
• Skale
• Solrise finance
• Transak
• Unix Gaming
• zkspace

• Allnodes
• Aplo
• Arbitrum
• Blockware Solutions
• Chainlink
• Cryptex
• Crystal
• CyberConnect
• Dune Analytics
• FlowCarbon
• Halborn
• Kiln
• Maverick
• Stacks
• SynFutures
• Terra
• TheTie
• Token Metrics

• Anchorage Digital
• Aurora
• Bittrex
• Bullish
• Celo
• Fenbushi Capital
• Gala
• Illuvium
• Immutable X
• NFT Access
• OpenSea
• Quantstamp
• Vessel
• Visa Crypto