2018 HIGHLIGHT SPEAKERS
Victor Ji is the CPA, Executive partner of BitBlock Capital, partner of Crypto Vision and Vice President of FIAT Capital. Chair of Harvard Kennedy School Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Club. Graduate student of MPAID program at Harvard Kennedy School. MBA X-plan from Guanghua School of Management at Peking University. Working experience in Israel, Denmark, Mckinsey and Fosun.
Sarah Zhang is the founder of Points, the first truly scalable blockchain data collaboration protocol for better credit scoring and inclusive finance. Prior to Points, she was the ex-COO of Segway Robotics Inc., where she spearheaded the development of its developer community of more than 3000 participants including MIT, Intel and BMW. She was also formerly a product manager at Amazon. Her blockchain beginning began in 2013 when she was previously an early employee of Tim Draper’s accelerator, Draper University. In addition to founding Points, Sarah is the chair of dCamp, a Beijing-based blockchain developer and investor community. She is also a guest lecturer at Tsinghua University Blockchain Course. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School and her Masters in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Jennifer Jiang is an expert in product innovation, blockchain and data technology. She is the co-founder of BlockTEST, and director of the Fintech and Blockchain Center at Z-park Boston. Prior to joining MIT as a Sloan Fellow’17, she was the executive director and Global Head of RMB Solutions at J.P.Morgan, with more than 18 years’ experience in investment banking, structured financing and quantitative risk modelling at JPMorgan, Merrill Lynch and Citigroup. Jennifer currently sits on the Ecosystem and Advocacy Committee of ID2020, a global alliance committed to improving lives through digital identity. She also serves as the senior advisor at Harvard University CAM lab, and mentor at MIT Enterprise Forum. Jennifer obtained M.Sc in Management of Technology (MoT) from MIT, MBA from McGill University, and bachelor in statistics from Renmin University of China.
Dennis Grishin is co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Nebula Genomics where he is building a distributed genomic data generation, sharing and analysis platform. Dennis is also a computer scientist with a Master's degree from Harvard University and a Boehringer Ingelheim Ph.D. Fellow in Genetics and Genomics at Harvard Medical School.