DIscover how cryptocurrency and blockchain are transforming the modern world
February 23, 2019
Holiday Inn & Suite Makati
|SEMINAR FOR CRYPTO AND BLOCKCHAIN||11:00 AM|
|Project Intro||12:45 PM|
|Dinner & Q&A||01:00 PM|
Blockchain enterprises are cropping up all over the world and our goal is to keep you informed of the situation. We are convinced that we can create an unprecedented future by using this technology. Meanwhile, even though blockchain currently faces very few regulation, Token News believes it is important to develop businesses in accordance with existing or potential laws and regulations. Projects that do not conform to regulations promise no future, no matter how attractive they may appear. Blockchain technology has the power to change the world by improving current businesses and enabling new ones.
Glorietta Mall, Palm Dr, Ayala Center, Makati, 1224 Metro Manila
Assistant Secretary for CyberSecurity and Enabling Technologies, Department of
Information and Communications Technology (DICT)
Executive Director, Cybercrime Investigation and Coordination Center (CICC)
Engineer Allan Salim Cabanlong is an ASEAN Engineer, a Professional Electronics Engineer, a graduate of Masters of Science in Global Information and Telecommunications Studies (Chief Information Officer/IT Disciplinary Research Course) at the Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, and an alumnus of the Program for CyberSecurity Studies of the George C Marshall Center, European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany.
He was instrumental in the passage of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012. For thirteen (13) years and two (2) months, Engineer Cabanlong served the Philippines through the Philippine National Police (PNP) – Information Technology Management Service (ITMS). He held various positions with PNP including Chief of Web Services and Cybersecurity Division and Chief of the Information Technology Office. Working with the police and witnessing the rising statistics in cybercrime have intensified his fervor to safeguard the Filipino people in cyberspace.
Engineer Cabanlong is a recipient of various local and international awards in the field of Electronics Engineering, Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Law Enforcement, and Cyber Security. He is one of the Honorees of the 2015 Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements (ISLA) Awards in the Senior Information Security Professional Category awarded by the (ISC-squared); a recipient of the Ten Outstanding Electronics Engineers of the Philippines in 2014; the PNP-ITMS Commissioned Officer of the Year 2014 and 2012; and also the recipient of the 2015 Special Citation for Outstanding Professional of the Philippines given by the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC), just to name a few.
He was one of the contributors of the 2012 published book in the United States entitled “Law, Policy and Technology: Cyber Terrorism, Information Warfare and Internet Immobilization” which was edited by Pauline Reich and Eduardo Gelbstein; and “Cyber Warfare: A Review of Theories, Law, Policies, Actual Incidents – and the Dilemma of Anonymity in European Journal of Law and Technology”, Vol. 1, Issue 2, 2010 which he co-wrote with Pauline C. Reich, Stuart Weinstein, and Charles Wild.
Engineer Cabanlong held the rank of Police Chief Inspector (Major) when he was appointed by the incumbent Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte as one of the four Assistant Secretaries of the newly created Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). His service as an Assistant Secretary of the DICT headed by the first Secretary Rodolfo A. Salalima is a landmark in Philippine history, being one of the firsts to have served the newly created government agency.
Early on in his stint with the DICT, he became instrumental in the creation of the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordination Center (CICC) and was given the responsibility of heading it as Executive Director. The CICC is the inter-agency body for policy coordination and implementation among concerned agencies, and for the formulation and enforcement of the National Cybersecurity Plan (NCSP). Currently, Assistant Secretary Cabanlong is working on getting the Center running on its full potential.
To enable the efficient function of the CICC and to give direction to the national campaign of a safer cyberspace for every Filipino, Assistant Secretary Cabanlong initiated and spearheaded the crafting of the National Cybersecurity Plan (NCSP) 2022. The Cybersecurity and Enabling Technologies unit of the DICT which he spearheads unveiled the National Cybersecurity Plan 2022 on May 2, 2017.
Senior Technical Consultant, Professor, Entrepreneur, Company executive
Dr. Lemuel Rodolfo Braña has more than 25 years of combined experience in various industries such as Finance, Banking, Marketing, E-Commerce, Manufacturing and Information Technology industries. He held various positions in these industries such as Treasurer, Chief Finance Officer, E-Commerce Consultant, Chief Information and Technology Officer, Chief Executive Officer and President.
He earned his primary and secondary education from the University of the Philippines Integrated School in Diliman, Quezon City. He earned his bachelor’s degree, masters degree and doctoral degree from the University of the Philippines in Diliman Quezon City. He also earned technical certificates on Project Management, Software Engineering and IT Business Management from the Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS) in Aichi-Japan and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Tokyo-Japan and Small Business Corp (SBC) in Ansan-South Korea respectively. Recently he also earned an Executive MBA Leadership Certificate from the Indian School of Business at Hyderabad, India.
He served as IT professional and senior technical consultant to various companies and government agencies such as: Asian Development Bank, Office of the President at Malacañang Palace, Department of Finance, Bureau of Internal Revenue, IBM, LGCNS Korea, Philhealth, GSIS, DSWD, Bureau of Customs, Land Registration Authority, Philippine Depository Insurance Corporation, UP Information Technology Development Center, Hanns Seidel Foundation, European Union, European Information Technology Service Center and various Universities here and abroad.
Founder & CEO of Sirius Capital HK Ltd, CMO of Wowoo X Singapore Pte
Have solid experiences in HR management and Executive Search in multi national market.Former an executive director of RGF HR Agent (RECRUIT Holdings), managed HK & South Asia.
One of the well-known headhunter in finance and technology field across Greater-China. Joined Brockchain-market from 2017, as a Co-founder of Token News HK Limited. Supported several ICO projects in sales & marketing part, led some fund-raising to success.
– Wowoo (WWX), Coinfirm, Blockpass, HelloGold, LifeX, PlayCoin, etc Supported fundraising of Wowoo Exchange project (WWX) in 2018. Currently entitled CMO of Wowoo Exchange (HQ; Wowoo X Pte.Ltd in Singapore), Founded the financial service company: Sirius Capital HK Ltd. in Hong Kong. That will be the first franchisee of Wowoo Exchange and will cover Greater-China market.
Cambodian Royal Family (House of Sisowath)
Grandfather was Ambassador of the Kingdom of Cambodia to Japan (1965-1969) and Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia (1969-1971)
Manage e-sports project as co-founders (2015～2016)
Investing in several projects and currently CEO of A.P Investment Co., Ltd. (API)
Record Producer and Song Writer
Kang Dong-chul (Hangul: 강동철, born June 17, 1979), also known by stage name Brave Brothers, is a South Korean rapper, record producer and songwriter of Brave Entertainment. He was a producer and composer for YG Entertainment from 2004 to 2008. In 2008, he started his own record label called Brave Entertainment. He has produced hit songs for After School, Sistar, 4minute, T-ara, Son Dam Bi, Big Bang, Brown Eyed Girls, AOA, Hello Venus and U-KISS. In 2009, he made his music debut with Attitude and later released Passionate on December 8. He has three groups under his record label: Brave Girls, Electroboyz and BIGSTAR. Kang is currently appearing on JTBC‘s Made In U program as a panel judge.
Ramil is the Lead Partner for the firm’s Banking, Finance and Capital Markets Group as well as the Infrastructure Group while continues to be heavily involved in Mergers and Acquisition practice. As head of the Banking Group, Ramil has spearheaded several key transactions of the Firm from project financing and regulatory issues to a more complex and highly specialized functions such as developing comprehensive legislative proposals on behalf of governmental agencies, as well as managing public consultation processes for projects that involve various industries.
Ramil received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the Ateneo De Manila University in 1999 where he graduated with honors, and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2000. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree (Finance) from the De La Salle University (2006) and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Ateneo De Manila University (1994). Prior to joining the firm, he was an attorney for the Philippine Department of Finance from 2002-2006 and was a consultant to the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank on the development of certain non-traditional financial products. He was also a former lecturer on financial transactions for the joint MBA-JD program of DLSU-FEU.
Ramil is a Ranked Lawyer by Chambers and Partners Global, and ranked as a Market Leaderby IFLR 1000, and Leading Lawyer by Legal 500 and Asialaw Profiles.
Founded Coin Market Ready to help businesses start accepting cryptocurrencies and to assess businesses or projects that might benefit from blockchain or distributed ledger technology applications. Operations Manager at Traders Profit Club (SnipersTube) A cryptocurrency channel on YouTube with over 40,000 subscribers.
After being involved in the development of various services at IBM, he developed multiple large-scale search engines at Rakuten and Infoseek. He founded Couger and led the teams in Japan, US, and South Korea for developing multiple top-selling online games. He has also provided technical cooperation to one of the top teams for Amazon Robotics Challenge, provided AI learning simulator to Honda, and led the development of Cloud Robotics for a Japanese government-backed AI research project. He is currently leading the development of “Connectome” using AI x Robotics x IoT x Blockchain.
COO, Appsolutely Inc. (maker of LoyalCoin)
A household name, with a career spanning over two decades as a multi awarded broadcast journalist and News Anchor, our next speaker is a serial entrepreneur who has helmed startups like Tech Deviant, Inc., an app development company, and Xage Industries, which focuses on the benefits of reusable energy, as well as Punta Mandala, a Resto Bar and Events Place.
He now serves as the COO of Appsolutely, Inc. an expert in the loyalty and rewards business which won the 2014 Best Investment Award in the Technology Investment for SMEs Conference 2015 organized by the government of Thailand. Appsolutely Inc. is the creator of LoyalCoin which is actively promoting blockchain innovation in the country. LoyalCoin is a global enterprise that has successfully put a loyalty and rewards program on the blockchain bringing global brands together.
Currently completing his Masters in Entrepreneurship at the Asian Institute of Management, He is also the Chairman of PADCDI or the Philippine Association for Digital Commerce and Decentralized Industries which promotes blockchain innovation in the Philippines by working with the policy and regulatory bodies in the country.
Seasoned ICO/STO Advisor, Entrepreneur, management consultant… Abhishek is passionate about DLT and related technologies and have spent the last couple of years helping companies Build, Operate and Scale within this space.
ICO/STO Business sustainability and transformation specialist with excellent global exposure. Strong multi-industry experience across domains and functions within the blockchain ecosystem ranging from consulting, marketing, outreach, technology, partnerships, investment, governance and product management.
Proven ability to translate ideas & concepts in to strategic business plan with a consistent track record of achieving designated revenue and business targets for affiliated startups.
Shunsuke Kurata manages marketing strategy of Wowoo.
Since the end of 2017, when cryptocurrency became widely known to the public, his interest towards blockchain technology grew. Having met with Wowoo in mid 2018 and fascinated by ideal concept of Wowoo, he decided to take a step forward towards blockchain field and join the company. Currently, he directs marketing to spread the heart of Wowoo and create better society.
Chief Customer Officer
Ted Oh is a business development professional who has extensive networks in North America and East-Asia through his experiences in working for multi-national corporations including Amphenol a Fortune 500 company.
He firmly believes that the keys to solve most challenges in personal life and business are paying genuine attention to people and creating progressive relationships. He has proven record of making multimillion-dollar deals and solving complex problems through deep understanding of customer and offering creative solutions and right connections to meet the specialized needs.
Ted was a state Chess Champion in Utah during his high school years and majored in industrial engineering at the Purdue University. Nowadays, his mind is set out to effectively connecting Asia’s rising stars to millennial generation’s taste at the STASIA project.
Chief Business Director
Ethan Wu is a veteran in blockchain technology having recognition in financial and investment organizations across the globe. He is associated with Coindaily as the business directors. He finished his master in Financial Management in UK. His past experience includes multiple leadership roles at national security firms.
From Web Services to Banking and Finance to Marketing and Operations, Jessie has managed nearly every aspect of an organization. As a Project Manager and advisor to start-up businesses and non-profits, he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to cryptocurrency and blockchain powered organizations seeking to unlock their growth.
Jessie has worked with some of the world’s most recognized companies, including award-winning campaigns with Yahoo! Inc., JP Morgan Chase Bank and a couple of Blockchain Startups in the United States.
He is now focused on developing the Customer Service and KYC department of Blotocol Philippines as well as building relationships with the company’s clients as Client Relations Manager.
James Florentino is the president and CEO of MergeCommit, a blockchain
software development company that develops cryptocurrency exchanges for
companies involved in ICOs, STOs and cryptocurrency trading.
James first fell in love with Bitcoin in 2011 during the early days. Two years later,
he co-founded the first Bitcoin exchange in the Philippines, BuyBitcoin.ph. Now
in his new venture, MergeCommit, his dream is to see companies around the
world utilise blockchain to solve business problems.
Prior to MergeCommit, James has 15 years of software development
experience. He loves reading about technology and its relevant application to
the advancement of the human race. James is a visionary, has a strategic-
mindset, and translates theories into solid plans of action.
Roger Ver is a technology entrepreneur known as the first investor in the Bitcoin ecosystem, having supported dozens of start-ups with equity funding since 2011.
Roger is currently the CEO of Bitcoin.com, a company providing 24/7 News, a Bitcoin Wallet that has been downloaded millions of times, Mining Pool services, and other tools to help spread the use of peer-to-peer electronic cash.
On the issue of scalability, Roger Ver stands firmly behind Bitcoin Cash (BCH) as being the best tool to bring forth more economic freedom.
Clara started her career in the blockchain industry since 2015. Her experience covers traditional and digital marketing, business development, operation, and account management in this field.
She joined Sirius Capital HK Ltd in 2018 which is a financial service company and will be the first franchisee of Wowoo Exchange. As the Marketing Manager there, her major responsibility is partners development and implementation organization-wide marketing strategy and campaigns to meet the company’s business goals.
Prior to this, she also worked for ANX International, one of world’s largest blockchain service providers, which provides crypto-currencies exchange and digital wallet services. And also she worked for OAX Foundation which is developing a new decentralized exchange platform to revolutionize digital asset trading.
CEO, Liberty ECOSYSTEM
Over the past 25 years, Yasu has incubated and grown businesses in FinTech, finance and entertainment, in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia.
He was General Manager for the Japan entity of Bluegold Capital headquartered in Singapore and a founder of Seven Stars Entertainment where he procured over $150 million in financing for filmed entertainment and sports marketing businesses in Asia.
Yasu was also the General Manager of Marketing of Softbank Mobile Co. where he grew the business to over $250 million and he founded Seven Stars Entertainment where he managed the financing for its movies and sports marketing businesses.