Golden Time of Blockchain in Korea,Facing the Critical Moment...
When the 1st BIIC was held in 2017, many people were very excited about the potential of the blockchain. Numerous Korean companies have emerged in the global market with great ambition.Over the next year, however, the distorted preconceptions toward cryptocurrency and the superheated speculation destroy the true potential of the blockchain. The place for debating of genuine blockchain technology has been sharply shrunk. And, currently… Korea's position in the global market is also threatened. Now, it is the golden time of blockchain in Korea. There is no time to hesitate and wait. We have gathered the leading Global and Korean blockchain players to find out the breakthrough. It might be the last time that has been given to us. With BIIC 2018, Let's recognize the potential and re-ignite the growth direction of the blockbusters industry in Korea.
ProgramLeading Blockchain Players in a Single Platform.
Matt Lucas / IBM, Blockchain Engagement, CTO Office UK
Matt Lucas, in charge of developing global use case in IBM Global Blockchain Team. He has so concrete contents leadership that EU committee invited him for sharing the insights.
Stella Kung / CMO of Qtum, Advisory of Panony
Stella's career in blockchain overwhelms others' experiences. She take the role as CMO in Qtum and advisor for Mithril. Now, Stella will share her own perspective for next stage in blockchain industry.
Hyeongjoo Kim / Chairman of KBIPA
The KBIPA has grown to be one of the largest associations in Korea, based on Mr. Kim’s contribution, enthusiasm and efforts. He is doing his best to achieve his mission to make Korea a leading blockchain.
Sungjoon Park / Ph. D Head of Dongkuk Univ. Blockchain CNTR
His enthusiasm and efforts to realize a transparent and fair society through the blockchain have become an important basis for expanding the base of the domestic block chain industry.
Seungki Kim / CEOX-Blocksystems
Mr. Kim is leading the Korean blockbuster platform Aston. With his belief and passion for the infinite potential of the block chain, Aston is now successfully expanding its reach through the various DApps.
Taewon Kim / CEO Glosfer(Hycon)
Mr. Kim is one of the most influential members in the Korean blockchain industry. He convinced himself of the potential of the blockchain preemptively. He has been expanding its applications to various on the Hycon.
Stephen Kade / TrueUSD
Stephen Kade is a cofounder at TrustToken & TrueUSD. TrustToken is platform to enable the liquid, global trade of real-world assets and currencies through blockchains.
Jernej Adamic / CEO of Zenodys
Jernej Adamic/CEO of Zenodys Jernej Adamic는 슬로베니아 국적의 네덜란드 블록체인 스타트업 사업가이다. 그가 창업자로 있는 Zenodys는 국내 K-Startup 챌린지에 선발된 기업이다. 한국 블록체인의 현황을 이런 다국적 시각에서 이해할 수 있다는 것은 그만의 가장 큰 장점이다.
Yonsuk Kwon / Aston CTO
Mr.Kwon is charge of Aston mainnet development as CTO.From his first career in Samsung Electronics SW developer,he fully understands the Kor IT ecosystem.For him, blockchain is the core keywords reshaping the IT industry.
Sungdae Park /Marketing Manager, HEX
Jinseok Lee / CEO Blocko
Mr. Lee was in charge of the development of distributed database at Samsung SDS subsidiary, Escore. Based on his technical expertise as a CTO, Blocko has been leading the enterprise blockchain building project for many years.
Se-Youl Park / Blockchain Leader, IBM Korea
He is one of the few experts in Korea who has a high level of expertise in multi blockchain projects in the global market. He will share his insight toward the future of the token economy and the blockchain to be created.
Lloyd Park / CEO YAP Chain Foundation
Mr. Park is pursuing a project to issue local currency. He is supposed to explain the industry trends and the meaning of the blockchain in the global trend. Currently, he is working as a civil committee member of the private-public national council.
Hangjin Kim / Director ICONLOOP
The icon, which has the largest market cap among KOR blockchains, has a strong presence and not only in domestic market but also in global market. The experience he has accumulated from the ICON will be the very precious step for all of us.
KeunYoung Shin Chairman of KBSA
Mr. Shin is leading Korea Blockchain Startup Association with 170 member companies as the chairman. He is the most reliable supporter for blockchain industry based on the plentiful experience of accelerating and ventures.
Yonghyeop Jung / CEO Andus Chain
Since Andus chain establishment, Mr. Jung has led various projects based on the blockchain and has adopted the new consensus algorithm to lead the DApps that satisfies fair and sustainable decentralization through the platform under development.
Edward Kim / CEO INSEC Security
Edward, one of the best experts in digital forensics, is paying attention to blockbuster exchanges in Korea. He shares his thoughts on the optimal security technologies and evolutionary directions of the blockchain exchanges for sound ecosystem.
Yongmin Kwon / Manager SKT Blockchain Div
Mr. Kwon has recently developed the "Mobile ID" based on the experience of many blockchain projects. By combining the rich consulting experience, various business models that can be used in the real industry will be introduced.
SooHyeok Choi / CEO Symverse
Mr. Choi is taking the role of spearhead for developing next generation blockchain platform and future aiming open innovation based on mainly socio-economic convergence based on game theory and sustainable dynamics system model.
Jonghyun Kim / IITP Blockchain PM
Mr. Kim is in charge of overall blockchain development plan in Korea. He could provide objective dianostics toward blockchain ecosystem based on his plentiful experience from Samsung SDS, E&Y and Aju Univ.