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Jorge Sebastiao (CISSP) has been at the vanguard of IT for 30+ years and computer cyber security for over 25+ years. He’s the current CTO at Eco-System with Huawei Technologies, where he works with clients to spearhead secure data center and cloud solutions. He’s an expert in cybersecurity who has spoken to countless conferences and co-authored a book on security risk, with expertise in blockchain, wallets, exchanges, and minimizing points of risk.
Jorge is also a global business leader. He has served as a COO in the information security industry, leading international teams in the Middle East and Africa to spearhead managed services, BCP, security services, and cloud services projects. He is currently advising blockchain projects in fintech to enable higher security protocols than ever before and protect enterprise business services from attack.
Jagdeep Sidhu is the CTO of Blockchain Foundry Inc and one of the co-founders of SYSCOIN.
Experienced Senior Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry. Skilled in PHP, Continuous Integration, C#, Github, and Cryptography. Strong engineering professional with a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) focused in Computer Science from British Columbia Institute of Technology / BCIT.
Blockchain Foundry’s mission is to disrupt markets by leveraging the potential of blockchain technology. We remove middlemen, clearing houses and other such mechanisms that negatively affect your bottom line. It can also lead to errors, mistakes and security breaches. This type of technology is especially critical in markets where a one-minute supply chain inefficiency can lead to massive revenue increases. We believe blockchains will fundamentally change how organizations think about doing business.
Our current flagship product is Syscoin which aims at mass market adoption through use-cases which leverage a combination of 5 hardened smart contracts (offers for decentralized marketplaces, digital certificates, encrypted messaging, arbitrated escrow and a multisignature capable identity system).
Syscoin is a revolutionary cryptocurrency that offers near-zero cost financial transactions like Bitcoin and provides businesses the infrastructure to trade goods, assets, digital certificates and data securely. Syscoin isn’t just about money and trading, it has the ability to attract all business types thanks to its native set of features geared towards the financial sector. From eBay traders and High Street shops to selling that one last item that you couldn’t even give away at your garage sale, Syscoin’s decentralized network benefits everyone!
Data protection authority & consultancy founder, Francis is an in-demand speaker who has helped countless leading blockchain companies, including Tempow, implement blockchain data security.
A veteran advisor for blockchain startups like Vernam, Lancechain, and the Open Source University, Bobby heads up an international ICO consultancy.
Shay is a certified Senior Business Analyst Consultant with 12+ years’ of IT experience with in-depth understanding of all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process, spanning from Business/System Requirements Elicitation to User Acceptance testing, implementation/rollout and Warranty/Support. This combination of experience and academic certifications gives Shay a unique and valuable perspective to bring to the table.
Bringing her process-centric and analytical mindset to the job, Shay has specialized in the facilitation, elicitation, development and documentation of business and systems requirements crucial to the successful delivery of information system solutions. Her ability to quickly understand complex processes and using a variety of techniques/tools to map processes, identify gaps and improvement opportunities is topnotch. Shay’s experience in financial services, insurance, investment, property management, information security, Consulting, and telecommunications, has given her the wisdom to understand the benefits of good process documentation, requirements analysis and documentation and scope management.
Shay is an expert in a number of software applications that support requirements gathering and documentation efforts, including Enterprise Architect, Rational Requirements Composer (RRC), and HP ALM. She has extensive experience working in environments that supports the following methodologies: waterfalls, spiral, agile/scrum or iterative. She has played a key role as a Business Analyst on software development, COTS, Infrastructure and Lea/Six sigma projects.
Shay is an active member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA™) and Project Management Institute (PMI™). The currently holds the Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) and Project Management Institute Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) designation.
Shay is constantly on the lookout for new ways to enhance her skills through training and research, Shay maintains that this philosophy of continuous skills and knowledge improvement have been essential in keeping up to date with the BA industry trends, and providing the best possible service to her clients.
Education & Certifications
PMI – Project Management Professional (PMP)
PMI – Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) – PMI
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) – IIBA
Financial Services Representative Diploma-Investment Funds in Canada (IFIC),
Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, Privacy (Personal Information Protection), Financial Products and Services – Herzing College
B. A in Economics – University of Guyana
Lisa Palleson-Stallan obtained her Ph.D in International Business with Honours in the U.K. She ran a European Union funded project on technology and innovation and led a programme on global branding. She created her first retail company, becoming an early adopter in several industries and has continued to work on building value. She has 20 years experience in B2B, fundraising, marketing, sales and start-ups.
As our Marketing Guru, Lisa has created companies from the ground up. A seasoned entrepreneur, she has been a first adopter in retail, consumer products, international trade and e-commerce. In recent years, she has build a successful brand that targets the Asian marketplace using disruptive marketing to penetrate social markets. Her most recent venture has focused on the newly emerging medical marijuana space.
Her love of brand building and consumer behaviour started during her Master’s and continued into her P.h.D. As a visionary that seeks out innovative spaces, her attention has shifted to blockchain and cryptocurrencies. She is passionate about making this space mainstream. Dr. Palleson-Stallan is a self confessed blockchain evangelist. She continues to lecture at the Masters level. As both a speaker and lecturer she makes a valuable contribution to blockchain pedagogy. When she is not working with the AIBB team, she is preaching the fundamentals of blockchain to her children, or is attempting to get them off their devices, and into the mountains to ski or hike. She lives in Vancouver, Canada.
Over 14 years of systems design, architect, engineering, security and Ai development experience from companies like Tesla, Marfic and Accenture. Most recently he has been spearheading Tesla’s Ai supercomputer development and also involved in optimizing Nasdaq’s servers for HF trading.
A senior software engineer and consultant, Dwayne has over 12 years of experience working with some of the biggest organizations in North America, specializing in application development, performance engineering and optimization on projects like RBC, Intel, National Instruments.
Anastasija is a partner at Crypto Tax & Legal specializing in blockchain business and economics along with holding a senior advisory role with the Blockchain center Vilnius where she is covering the whole of Europe mentoring and accelerating blockchain projects.
Jessica is our awesome marketing director. She brings over 10 years of experience in digital marketing as a content creator, consultant and with a digital agency as a senior brand strategist. She is the current marketing vice president of a startup in Seattle and has worked with multiple token offerings over the past year on content, social, growth hacking, advertising, and PR. Her specialty is working with organizations that have yet to define or build their audiences.
When she isn’t on a roadshow, she enjoys coming back home to Seattle to ski and spend time in the mountains with her family!