Bill Maurer

Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professor, Anthropology and Law · UC Irvine

Bill Maurer is an anthropologist and expert on money’s artifacts and technologies, from cowries to credit cards and cryptocurrencies.

Payments Industry Law Anthropology Cryptocurrencies Money and Finance

Sandi Gilbert

Founder & CEO · SeedUps Canada

Sandi has been active in the startup ecosystem for over a decade

Mary Bennett

Director of the Leavitt Center for Politics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. campaigns and elections, government relations, and public policy and advocacy

Utah Political Candidates Utah Legislative Body Political Communication Congressional Campaigns Regulatory Policy for Financial Industries

David Noble, Ph.D.

Director · University of Connecticut

Professor Noble focuses on digital entrepreneurship, higher education innovation, and futurist development

Financial Technology Higher Education Innovation Digital Transformation Blockchain Venture Capital

Michael King

Co-Director · Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab

Tangerine Chair in Finance

Bernard Moon

Co-founder · SparkLabs

Co-founder of SparkLabs Global (global seed fund) & Co-founder SparkLabs (startup accelerator in Korea)

Strategic Planning Fundraising Business Planning Internet Wireless