Above: panelists Kartsen Arend, Alan Wunsche, Iliana Oris Valiente, and Amber Scott discuss the evolution of the cryptocurrency revolution at our “Money-Laundering, Cryptocurrency + Cyber-Security” Conference on November 16, 2017 at the Albany Club.
Karsten Arend: is the President and Director of BitRush Corp., a Canadian FinTech company focused on cryptographic blockchain technology. He has experience in real estate development, consumer product development, software, hardware, managed services, patents, trademarks, financing, equity markets, business strategy, and branding.
Alan Wunsche: is the CEO & Chief Token Officer of TokenFunder, and Chair & Co-Founder of Blockchain Canada. He is a finance technologist focused on new blockchain business models and the disruptive impacts of blockchain on global wealth distribution.
Iliana Oris Valiente: is a Certified Bitcoin Professional and is widely credited for being a trailblazer in the blockchain space, having been among the first to recognize the tremendous impact of this traditionally “hacker” technology on the enterprise world. In her current role as a Managing Director and Global Blockchain Innovation Lead at Accenture, Iliana is responsible for strategy initiatives and overseeing projects to conceptualize and build blockchain solutions across industries, with a focus on FSI, supply chain, healthcare, and the public sector. Iliana is also the Founder and Chair of ColliderX, the world’s first non-profit, open-sourced, and crowd-sourced R&D hub for blockchain-related technologies.
Amber Scott: is the Founder & Chief AML Ninja at Outler Solutions, Inc. Outlier specializes in anti-money-laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CTF), privacy, process improvement with their US-based partner firm, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) solutions. A sister firm has also recently been added in Europe.