Spooky dookie dooo ~ our Coinweb Fireside Chat is back, just in time for Halloween where spider webs are a must, and so is Web3! We’ve heard so much about the buzz of transitioning from Web2 to Web3, but let’s delve deeper into the topic, with a focus on financial services, OTA, and telcos. It’s definitely a Treat, peeps!
Marc Robinson, Head of APAC Market Operations – Coinbase
Marc Robinson is an industry veteran with over two decades of experience, an angel investor, and an avid snowboarder. He is head of APAC Market Operations at Coinbase, where he leads a team focused on building digital assets ecosystems and digital investment tools.
Michael Heaney, Web3 & Blockchain Leader – McKinsey & Company
Michael is an associate partner at McKinsey & Company with over 20 years of experience. He has led and designed a broad spectrum of global initiatives from robust strategies and developing agile business functions to more recent innovative, digital and disruptive-based strategies.
Darren Makarem, CFO of APAC & LATAM – Binance
Darren has a long background of working in finance and operational roles across a multitude of industries in Europe, the US and Asia. He has recently joined Binance to look after their APAC and Latam finance function, having previously spent the last 5 years working at Agoda.
Toby Gilbert, CEO & Co-Founder – Coinweb
Toby Gilbert attended London College University (UCL) and went on to focus on the tech and telco spaces. With a proven track record, including having successfully invested in and exiting three telecommunications companies operating in Europe, Africa, and Asia.
(Moderator) Hikaru Kasai, Managing Partner – Elevate Ventures
Hikaru is the Managing Partner of Elevate Ventures, an early-stage VC and advisory firm specialising in Web3. He has helped dozens of blockchain projects since 2016 with advisory, research, networking, content and marketing.