Marloes Pomp is the Initiator metis coin to bitcoin Program Officer for the blockchain projects within the Dutch Government and she is responsible for the international strategy of the Dutch Blockchain Coalition. In order to establish the exact opportunities and threats of blockchain technology, Marloes started 35 pilot projects within the Dutch Government. Some of them are in the prototype phase, others are implemented.
She has also build an international network with Governments working together on several topics, sharing prototypes and knowledge. In 2017 Marloes was the Mission leader of the first official blockchain trade mission to Singapore. Marloes her professional interests focus on tech-innovation within the government. Prior to the blockchain projects, Marloes Pomp worked in several roles like projectleader and researcher at governmental organizations, including Ministry of Internal Affairs, City of Amsterdam, the Dutch Court and the Ministry of Foreign affairs. In addition, she serves as an advisory member for the SIDN Fund, the Dutch Court and several ICO’s.
Eddy Travia is a pioneer investor in blockchain technology startups and the CEO of Coinsilium, a London-based blockchain venture builder and investor that finances and manages the development of early-stage blockchain technology companies. In July 2013, Eddy co-founded Seedcoin, the world’s first global incubator of Bitcoin startups. Top three Most Influential Investors’ at the Blockchain Awards in May 2014. An early believer in the impact of blockchain technologies, Eddy delivers keynote speeches around the world, advises corporates and financial regulators, and also helps blockchain entrepreneurs to fund and grow their ventures. Forbes magazine’s Middle East edition, published in 2016 and 2017, ranked Iman Mutlaq 32nd and 41st positions respectively in a list of “The 100 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen. She established her export-import business at the age of 18 and then entered in the financial industry at the age of 27 covering the regions of Middle East and North Africa. She is currently managing Jordan based Sigma Investments as its Chief Executive Officer on international financial issues.