All advisors were selected based upon Industry experience and domain expertise. The Industry sectors were selected based up the largest areas for Global Trade and Transactions.
Roger Van Scoy- Former Head of First Data Global
Roger is a 30 year veteran of the transaction processing industry with experience in card issuing, acquiring, processing and executive management. In May, 2005 he took a role with Kanbay, Inc to lead the Global Banking Practice as the domain’s Managing Director. Currently living in Europe, now for over six years, he has previously held positions with TSYS, the world’s number one processor of credit cards, as Managing Director, Europe and with First Data. At FDC, he was Managing Director for their International card processing business after serving a year in Hong Kong as Managing Director Asia/Pacific. Earlier in his career he held various positions in commercial and retail banking in Texas. His career is replete with experience in business development, operations, marketing and M&A for companies such as First National Bank in Dallas, First USA and EDS. At EDS he was the Operations Manager for the GM Card launch in the USA, the fastest growing new card product in the industry’s history (zero to two million accounts in two months). With TSYS he managed the European business which included the RBS conversion from FDI to TSYS, 9 million accounts, 4 banks in two countries while establishing business operations and a data center in the UK and supporting other new business efforts. Roger has extensive knowledge of the banking and card industries.
Sector- Media & Advertising:
Richard Titus- Former Head of Daily Mail
Richard D. Titus is the CEO of Razorfish, and a serial entrepreneur of numerous online businesses. He joined BBC as Head of User Control, Design, and User experience. He later became the company’s Future Media Controller for Audio, Music, and Mobile. Later in his career, he left BBC and joined Associated Northcliffe Digital. the digital division of Daily Mail and General Trust. He was also named as one of Wired 100 for his influential impact. He is well known for his public speaking and his futurist beliefs on how technology will impact media and entertainment.
Sector- Social Impact:
Ryan Scott- CEO Causecast
Ryan Scott is an entrepreneur, social impact investor, humanist, philanthropist and online marketing pioneer, having developed and patented the double opt-in email methodology. After selling NetCreations in 2001 for $111 million, Ryan became an angel investor alongside Sequoia Capital, Mark Cuban, Newscorp, CBS Corporation, Elon Musk, and Burda Media in a number of companies such as Inside, Tesla, CrowdFunder, Tiltify, Lottery.com, Earth Class Mail, Principle Power, Signum Biosciences, Greener World Media, Sierra Nevada Solar, and Cool Earth Solar. His biggest personal investment since 2011 has been Causecast, the world’s most innovative workplace giving, volunteering and social impact platform. Ryan’s vision is to create a world in which corporations compete with each other to make the most positive social impact.
Steve Beauregard | Technical
Steve Beauregard is a Blockchain Executive and Fintech International speaker. As a founding member of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, Steve actively participates in their State Working Group and Token Alliance.Steve has diverse knowledge of 25 years of bringing knowledge of bringing internet, messaging, payments to government agencies.Steve gained unparalleled insights into cryptocurrency spending behaviors, secure wallet management, global banking, coin trading & arbitrage, merchant acquisition and the worldwide regulatory landscape. As a founding member of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, Steve actively participates in their State Working Group and Token Alliance. Steve continues to actively invest in and advise blockchain related business, and brings a 360-degree perspective on ICOs with experience as advisor, purchaser, and creator.
Brock Pierce | Strategy
Brock Pierce is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist in the blockchain and video game industries. He is one of the early adopters of bitcoin and has founded IMI exchange which is the worlds leading digital currency marketplace for video games. He is the chairman of the bitcoin foundation and co-founder of Block.one. Brock frequently invests in blockchain startups.
Gregory J. Morrow | Legal Affairs
Greg is a leading business executive and talented entrepreneur with over 25 years of direct “hands-on” experience with global finance, consumer products, cutting edge technology, venture capital and private equity. Greg began his professional career as Officer-in-Charge (“OIC”) with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and has continued to cultivate significant relationships within capital markets and other highly regulated industries. As Executive Vice President, Greg spearheaded his former company’s M&A objectives, acquiring strategic suppliers and completing several joint ventures throughout Asia (China, Thailand, Vietnam). Greg also served several US Government agencies as well as the private sector, most recently as Principal with Squire Patton Boggs, a top ten global law firm. Greg possesses just the right kind of professional skill and working knowledge to handle any type of transaction no matter how complex or challenging.