e& life, which leverages cutting edge technology to offer fintech, entertainment, retail and mobility services, the business pillar of e& that brings the next-generation digital world to the consumer’s fingertips, has joined theDubai FinTech Summit (DFS), organised by Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global Financial Centre in the MEASA region. As a Powered By sponsor, e& life is dedicated to supporting innovative and future-thinking businesses on a global scale.

e& life fintech arm, e& money, has become a regional powerhouse, known for its user-friendly mobile financial services and its position as the UAE’s fastest-growing issuer of Mastercard debit cards.

Mohammad Alblooshi, Chief Executive Officer at DIFC Innovation Hub, said, “The path to true innovation lies in collaboration and the Dubai FinTech Summit strives to bring together global leaders, innovators and disruptive start-ups to shape the future of finance. The alliance between the summit and e& life demonstrates our mutual commitment to fostering a dynamic FinTech ecosystem to strengthen Dubai’s existing reputation as a leading business destination. Transforming challenges into opportunities, our goal is to create the most advanced, inclusive and technologically empowered financial community.”

Khalifa Al Shamsi, Chief Executive Officer at e& life, said, “The Middle East is at the forefront of a major transformation in financial services delivery, driven by technology shifting from traditional to innovative solutions. As a pioneer in the region’s flourishing FinTech sector, e& is driven by a bold vision to lead this change.

“Through strategic partnerships, we aim to fast-track progress and take the region’s FinTech potential to new heights. This partnership represents a valuable opportunity for both e& and its FinTech portfolio under the business pillar e& life to collectively imagine new possibilities, inspire breakthrough ideas, and catalyse impactful innovations. By bringing together the talent and resources within our ecosystems, we can accelerate the journey toward a future where financial services truly empower people across societies. We look forward to contributing our expertise to shaping discussions that will steer the direction of the industry and play a role in realising the UAE’s aspiration to become a global hub for financial innovation.”

In line with the Dubai Economic Agenda (D33) to position Dubai as the top four global financial hub by 2033, the 2nd edition of the Dubai FinTech Summit is designed to encourage cross-border collaboration and innovation, pivotal to transforming the global FinTech sector. It presents a unique opportunity to explore emerging FinTech trends and their potential to drive financial progress in the MEASA region.

The Dubai FinTech Summit, scheduled for May 6-7, 2024, at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, will see an unprecedented gathering of over 8,000 decision-makers, over 300 thought leaders and over 200 exhibitors showcasing cutting-edge technologies.

Visitors can purchase tickets for the Dubai FinTech Summit 2024, with early bird prices ending soon.

Arts DAO Festival, a Web3 cultural event in the MENA region, is returning to the UAE on April 20-21, 2024. The Agenda will host this event, standing as a hub for digital art enthusiasts and internet culture aficionados alike. Attendees are promised an immersive and unforgettable journey, highlighting the boundless creativity and innovation that define the digital art domain.

This year’s edition of Arts DAO Fest will offer experiences designed to engage, inspire, and enlighten. From awe-inspiring digital art exhibitions to interactive workshops, a gaming zone, and a party-like festival, the event provides a unique platform where culture intersects with technology, fostering a space where creativity and innovation can flourish.

Arts DAO Fest also unveiled their initial speaker lineup – an assembly of visionaries and pioneers from various sectors, including NFTs, gaming, investment, and technology. Each speaker brings a wealth of knowledge and insights, promising to shine a light on the diverse aspects of the Web3 ecosystem.

Each Arts DAO Fest 2024 Zone is meticulously curated to offer a complete exploration of digital culture, allowing attendees to dive deep into art, technology, gaming, music, and investments.

The Creator Zone is an interactive wonderland featuring an array of NFTs and captivating installations. Attendees can explore the forefront of digital creativity, offering a tangible connection to the collections that define our era.

The Talk is designed for both newcomers and seasoned digital specialists. It offers insightful discussions led by some of the world’s foremost leaders in the field. Participants will have the chance to engage in dialogues that deepen their knowledge and expand their perspectives on the digital future. 

“The heart of Arts DAO Fest lies in the exchange of ideas and the spark of innovation. We have designed a gathering where the brightest minds in digital culture come together to share insights and connect on a different level,” underscored Danosch Zahedi, Co-Founder and CEO at Arts DAO Fest. “Whether you’re just beginning your journey or you’re a seasoned expert, there’s something here to expand everyone’s horizon.”

The Gamer Zone presents a next-generation gaming experience. Here, attendees will find themselves in a gaming adventure, where the virtual worlds they explore are as boundless as their imaginations. This zone is designed to elevate the gaming journey of competitive players and casual enthusiasts alike.

The Beat is where electrifying DJs and live performers set the stage for an unparalleled auditory journey. This vibrant space is the heart of the festival’s lively spirit, inviting attendees to lose themselves in music and dance, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Speakers’ Roster

ArtsDAO is honored to present the opening lineup for the 2024 event:

Zeneca, Web3 Thought Leader & Founder of Zenacademy, is renowned for his deep insights into the Web3 ecosystem. His commitment to education and onboarding new users into Web3 has made him a must-follow for anyone venturing into the Web3 space.

Punk6529, Web3 Thought Leader, is celebrated for his visionary perspectives on the digital future. With an influential voice in the NFT space, his contributions continue to shape the evolving landscape of digital ownership and art. 

Tristan Yver, Co-Founder of Backpack and MadLads,  has reinvigorated the Solana ecosystem, breathing new life into the digital landscape and showcasing exceptional talent for sparking innovation and rallying community engagement with vibrant enthusiasm.

Poopie, Co-Founder at Doodles, stands at the creative forefront of the NFT revolution. His work with Doodles has not only popularized digital collectibles but also fostered a vibrant community around blockchain-based art. 

Clement Chia, Co-Founder of Imaginary Ones, merges creativity with technology, innovating at the dynamic intersection of entertainment and NFTs. His vision brings digital art and collectibles to life, engaging communities in unprecedented ways.

Farokh, Co-Founder and President of DASTAN, home of RugRadio and DecryptMedia, has launched platforms that are not just sources of news and entertainment but also critical educational resources for the Web3 community. His transparency and consistency over the years have made him a cornerstone for those looking to navigate Web3 fully.

Wale.Swoosh, Web3 Thought Leader, is known for his strategic insights into the blockchain industry. His expertise and forward-thinking have made significant impacts on the adoption and understanding of Web3 technologies.

Minh Do, COO at Animoca Brands, plays a pivotal role in driving innovation within the blockchain gaming sector. His efforts have been instrumental in establishing Animoca Brands as a leader in the immersive Web3 gaming experiences.

Eowyn Chen, CEO Trust Wallet, is at the forefront of making cryptocurrency accessible and secure for users worldwide. Her leadership is critical in Trust Wallet’s mission to provide a safer, more user-friendly platform for managing digital assets.

Sergej Kunz, Co-Founder of 1INCH Network, has been a transformative force in decentralized finance (DeFi). His work with 1INCH Network is revolutionizing how users interact with DeFi services, prioritizing efficiency and security in digital transactions.

“Our speakers are at the vanguard of Web3, each bringing a unique perspective. We’re proud to host such a diverse array of visionaries who are not just shaping the future of digital culture but are also eager to share their journey and insights with our attendees,” highlighted Danosch Zahedi, Co-Founder and CEO at Arts DAO.

As the largest Web3 cultural gathering in the MENA region, Arts DAO Fest invites artists, creators, investors, and enthusiasts from around the globe to join in celebration of digital art’s vibrant future. This event not only highlights the incredible talent and potential within the digital art world but also serves as a pivotal moment for the Web3 community, fostering connections and collaborations that will shape the trajectory of digital culture.

A manufacturer of Global crypto mining servers, Bitmain is holding its yearly event, the World Digital Mining Summit (WDMS) in Oman on March 29th 2024 at the W hotel. The theme of WDMS in Oman will be “Hydromining wins the desert”.

As per the press release, the conference will provide new financing opportunities and revitalize the market. Leading mining, finance, investment, custody and energy companies from around the world will participate in the event to help the digital currency and crypto ecosystem flourish. WDMS will provide an international platform to discuss financing mining, mine establishment, renewable energy, mining resources, PoW development and many other hot topics.

The summit will focus on hydro-mining, a cutting-edge technique promising to revolutionize the cryptocurrency mining industry. Hydro mining is an innovative approach to mining that utilizes water to cool mining equipment, a critical innovation in the heat-intensive climates of desert regions. As the industry grapples with environmental concerns, hydro-mining presents a sustainable and efficient solution for digital currency extraction.

Attendees can expect to delve into discussions on sustainability, efficiency, and the future of crypto mining technologies in the digital age. Bitmain’s initiative to hold the summit in Oman underscores the country’s emerging role as a hub for technological innovation in the Middle East.

Oman has been investing heavily in datacenters, and has attracted crypto mining entities such as Pheonix Technologies and Exahertz among others.

The highly anticipated Blockchain Life Forum 2024 is set to take place in the vibrant city of Dubai on April 15-16. Welcoming industry professionals and crypto enthusiasts from around the world, this legendary event promises to be an unforgettable experience.

This time the central topic of the forum will be making money on Bull Run, which has already begun. Forum speakers and attendees will share analytics and experience: which coins to buy and sell, which coins are worth investing in now, and which are better not to invest in.

More than 8,000 people from more than 120 countries take part in the grand event.

Learn more and buy a ticket: Use the promo code laraontheblock10

So far Blockchain Life has confirmed the following speakers which include top figures in the global crypto market such as:

  • Justin Sun (Founder of TRON, Member of the HTX Global Advisory Board)
  • Sergei Khitrov (Founder of Listing.Help, Jets.Capital and Blockchain Life)  
  • Rachel Conlan (CMO of Binance)
  • Paolo Ardoino (CEO of Tether, CTO of Bitfinex)
  • Stephan Lutz (CEO and CFO of BitMEX)
  • Yat Siu (Co-Founder of Animoca Brands)
  • Dominic Williams (Founder and Chief Scientist of DFINITY (ICP))
  • Ben Goertzel (CEO of SingularityNET)
  • Xinxi Wang (Co-Founder of Litecoin Foundation)
  • Andrei Grachev (Managing partner of DWF Labs)
    and over 100 other speakers

For a grand conclusion of the event, VIP ticket holders and forum speakers will have the exclusive opportunity to attend the main crypto party of 2024 – the legendary Blockchain Life AfterParty.

The special guest at the AfterParty is the globally renowned hitmaker, Alan Walker, who will be performing an amazing live concert.

But the excitement doesn’t stop there. On April 13-21, the crypto community can immerse themselves in a fantastic Blockchain Life Week, filled with exciting parties and events organized by various industry companies.

A VIP ticket to Blockchain Life 2024 allows for free access to some of those events in order to achieve a new level of networking experience.

UAE based ADNEC Group, an events management company, will be holding the first Bitcoin MENA Conference in partnership with Bitcoin Magazine and Capital events. The Bitcoin MENA Conference 2024 is set to take place December 9-10th in the heart of Abu Dhabi at the ADNEC Centre Abu Dhabi.

The event will be co-organized by Capital Events, the event management arm of ADNEC Group, and BTC Inc., the parent company of Bitcoin Magazine and the Bitcoin 2024 conference. The seminal partnership was cemented by a high-profile signing ceremony between Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, MD and Group CEO of ADNEC Group and David Bailey, CEO of BTC Inc. The launch of this event marks a significant milestone in the world’s largest Bitcoin conference’s expansion into the investment-friendly, dynamic, and rapidly growing MENA region.

Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri Managing Director and Group CEO of ADNEC Group said: “Organizing this conference in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi reinforces its status as a regional and global epicenter for cryptocurrencies. It provides the region with a crucial platform for dialogue, discourse, and the sharing of knowledge and insights in this domain, contributing to shaping the sector’s regional trajectory for the future. The strategic collaboration with BTC Inc. to host the inaugural Bitcoin MENA Conference underscores the increasing global interest in investing in decentralized digital currencies in recent years. This partnership reflects our anticipation of future growth trends within this leading investment field.”

The Bitcoin Conference, produced by BTC Inc., is the world’s largest and most globally recognized conference brand dedicated to advancing the understanding and adoption of Bitcoin and blockchain technology. With a mission to foster collaboration and innovation, the conference brand brings together key stakeholders from across the global Bitcoin ecosystem to shape the future of Bitcoin and exhibit the latest developments, technology, and services.

Throughout this two-day event, participants will delve into the potential, challenges, and innovations within the developing Bitcoin ecosystem. Showcasing an impressive roster of expert speakers and influencers in the Bitcoin space, Bitcoin MENA is set to present a dynamic agenda complete with engaging keynote sessions, interactive discussions, and insightful workshops on key industry topics. These include the emergence of a new wave of banking and finance within the Bitcoin space, the dynamics of Mining, and the competition for energy dominance, along with insights into open-source initiatives tailored for the technical minds in the Bitcoin community.

Additionally, Bitcoin MENA 2024 will offer a variety of networking opportunities, fostering meaningful international and regional connections among participants whilst also providing a platform to showcase cutting-edge innovations and the latest developments in Bitcoin technology and services.

David Bailey, CEO of BTC Inc. noted, “Across our ecosystem, we have seen a significant upsurge in interest to enter the MENA region. When visiting Abu Dhabi, it became clear that it had all the right ingredients – infrastructure, investment, bold vision, and global access – to provide a perfect home for the international Bitcoin community to tap into the boundless opportunities this vibrant region has to offer. Capital Events and ADNEC Group are the ideal partners to collaborate with us on this journey as they bring world-class infrastructure and deep connections within the region to help supercharge growth and quickly establish Bitcoin MENA as the region’s go-to event.”

Darren Johnson, CEO of Capital Events added, “We are extremely excited to be partnering with BTC Inc. on this vital launch of Bitcoin MENA. Abu Dhabi’s increasing adoption of blockchain technology and friendly progressive regulatory environment have resulted in several high-profile industry licenses being awarded, thereby firmly positioning Abu Dhabi as the optimal hub for the flourishing adoption of Bitcoin in the region. It was clear early on in our discussions with BTC Inc. that we shared the same vision of creating an exceptional world-class event that would serve as a cornerstone in the region’s thriving Bitcoin landscape. We are confident that their deep specialist experience and global industry connections, coupled with our multi-sectoral experience and regional footprint, will make for a memorable launch and long-term growth.”

Global Blockchain Show is heading to the Granf Hyatt Dubai UAE in April. The event aims to bring all the notable leaders from the Web3 sphere under one roof. It has benefits in various aspects pertaining to those who participate and those who take the stage.

The Global Blockchain Show will happen on 16-17 April 2024. At the core lies the idea of fueling interactions about insights and the future of Web3. Besides, the event is posed to give people a chance to expand their networks, participate in leadership sessions, engage in learning sessions, and showcase their projects.

Participants are likely to come from diverse backgrounds in corporate, investment, startup, and government, to mention a few. Most of the speakers hail from the background of executive positions. This includes Lennix Lai, the Chief Commercial Officer at OKX; Zara Zamani, the Co-Founder of Neoki; and Uldis Teraudkains, the Chief Executive Officer of Nexpay, among others.

David Palmer, the Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder of Digital Asset Broker (DAB) Platform by Vodafone, has said he looks forward to attending the Global Blockchain Show. David has further stated that the event comes at a time when the latest technologies like AI, Fintech, and Web3 are evolving.

Dubai has been chosen as the venue for the Global Blockchain Show as the region ideally provides a secure environment for discussions around blockchains. Also, the government has been vocally supportive of innovation with its regulations and policies. Dubai has emerged as a central global hub for blockchain activities, also housing world-class conference venues plus facilities for international events.

Curated by VAP Group, the Global Blockchain Show is backed by media partners such as, Emirati Times, Britain Herald, Bitcoin World and others. VAP Group is a blockchain consultancy firm that specializes in assisting the industry with its core ethics of commitment to excellence and corporate transparency. Vishal Parmar, the CEO of VAP Group, has said that they are excited to host all the participants and speakers at the Global Blockchain Show in Dubai. Vishal has said that the event marks a point where traditional technology and upcoming modern innovation intersect for the betterment of everyone’s future.

More than 7,000 participants are expected to be present in Grand Hyatt Dubai for the event. Over 300 speakers could take the stage, delivering keynotes that trigger productive discussions around industry insights. The Global Blockchain Show has all plans in the pipeline to extend access to lunch and drinks during the networking session. Representatives from 3,000+ companies are expected to market their presence.

Overall, the Global Blockchain Show comes packed with a set of benefits for individuals and organizations. Each gets access to valuable insights, networking opportunities, and a chance to build partnerships along with exploring career opportunities in blockchain.

Token2049, global Web3 conference launches inaugural crypto event Dubai UAE on April 18-19 2024. The first round of the event’s speaker lineup has been made public. Speaker names include Paolo Ardoino, CEO of Tether; Sandeep Nailwal, Co-Founder of Polygon; Arthur Hayes, Co-Founder of BitMEX; Roger Ver, angel investor and founder of Bitcoin.com; Sergey Nazarov, Co-Founder of Chainlink; and Daniel Alegre, CEO of Yuga Labs, amongst 50 other industry leaders.

Alex Fiskum, Co-Founder of TOKEN2049 said, “Following the success of our latest iteration of TOKEN2049 in Singapore, we’re immensely proud and excited to bring the world’s premier crypto event to an entirely new region. Traction for the event so far has been phenomenal with thousands of registrations already, setting the stage for what will no doubt be a completely sold-out event. Today is the first of many exciting announcements to come in the lead-up to the event in April 2024.”

Set to be held at Madinat Jumeirah, TOKEN2049 crypto event in Dubai will see entrepreneurs, investors, developers, industry leaders, and global media gather to discuss the most prevalent topics across crypto and Web3. Throughout TOKEN2049 Week, taking place 15-21 April 2024, attendees will participate in a wide range of side events, workshops, and exclusive networking opportunities.

TOKEN2049 Dubai has also revealed the names of a handful of the title sponsors confirmed thus far. The list includes a number of industry-leading cryptocurrency exchanges and marketplaces such as BingX, CoinW, Zeebu, the Web3 powered neobank, tailormade for telecom settlements; M2, an Abu Dhabi based crypto investment platform, TRON, decentralizing the web and and DWF Labs – a global digital asset market maker and multi-stage Web3 investment firm.

TOKEN2049 Dubai will welcome exhibitors from around the world to showcase their projects at the conference. Building on the success of TOKEN2049 Singapore, which took place in September 2023 and brought together over 300 exhibitors and more than 10,000 attendees, with 80 percent coming from overseas, TOKEN2049 is set to break records in the MENA region and further cement its position as the leading global Web3 event series.

UAE based FD Capital, a blockchain-focused investment company that empowers investors by providing access to the rapidly evolving blockchain industry  is holding an investor day under the title “ Chains Beyond Borders” on November 1st 2023 in Dubai UAE. The event will explore blockchain technology showcasing latest updates and insights from seasoned investors and experts.

This event features a notable lineup of speakers from the blockchain industry, with keynote speakers including Robert Edward Grant, the Founder of Crown Holdings, and Evan Luthra, a Parallel Entrepreneur and Angel Investor. Other speakers include individuals like Aishwary Gupta, Matt Schmenk, Fabio Tomaschett, Kyle Rojas, Mehmet Buyukakarsu, and more, bringing diverse expertise representing different aspects and ecosystems within the blockchain landscape.  Dariia Vasylieva, the Founder and CEO of FD CAPITAL, will moderate the event.

“Our unwavering vision in the ever-changing landscape of Investments vs. Turbulence is clear: By transcending borders, we empower the community to unleash its potential and create a transformative impact in the blockchain industry and beyond, forging new investment opportunities and strategic partnerships” Dariia Vasylieva, the Founder and CEO of FD CAPITAL said.

This event is proudly supported by partners Cypher Capital, Albus Protocol, GOSH, and Aureli Ventures, as well as media partners Luna PR, IBC Group, AIBC,  Pro-blockchain Media, BeInCrypto, SalAd Lab, cryptorank, TheNewsCrypto,  VNTR,  CoinEasy, BlockDelta,  Syndika, Heir Story, MonteCrypto, Crypto Data Space, BlockBeats and more.

Taking place in the Cypher Capital Hub in Dubai, this event will also be available through a special online segment via Zoom, which ensures accessibility for a global audience. The Zoom link will be sent to approved registered guests, making it a truly exclusive experience.

FD CAPITAL’s mission is to empower investors with access to the fast-evolving blockchain industry, bridging the gap between traditional finance and Web3 to unlock the vast potential of blockchain technology.

After a very successful first European Edition Global Blockchain Congress, Agora Group is coming back to Dubai for its 12th GBC on December 11 and 12, 2023!

The Global Blockchain Congress leverages the experience gained through the hosting of the first 11 editions of the event in Dubai and the international editions in Vietnam and the UK to ensure maximum return on investment for all our sponsors. The previous editions of the Global Blockchain Congress were a tremendous success and we were able to host 1,500+ investors and 300+ blockchain startups and were able to raise millions in funds for our participating projects

The theme of this edition is: “Will the Next Bull Market Be Different?”
Topics of the Congress:
• Land of Decentralized Milk and Honey? Why Crypto
• Companies Are Warming to the United Arab Emirates.
• Digital Assets Outlook 2024.
• Web3 Gaming and the Path to Open Metaverse.
• DeFI, CeFi and ReFi – What’s Next?
• Blockchain Marketing: Shaking Up the Game with Trending Strategies

The event is a closed-door, exclusive congress that can be attended by invitation only where the format of the event is focused on pre-arranged one-on-one meetings between projects and investors.
Agora will be hosting more than 150 Investors, 25 Projects, 60 A-list Speakers & 30 Media Partners from all over the world.

Learn more about the event: gbc-uae.com

Register here: bit.ly/12th-GBC

Abu Dhabi Finance week, running from November 27th to November 30th will be holding discussions on the future of finance that will cover topics such as payments,  digital assets, cyber security, market integrity and credit. It will include The Regulators Summit, Blockchain Abu Dhabi, Risk4.0, A.I. Abu Dhabi and the 2023 Fintech Abu Dhabi Awards.

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and Chairman of the Executive Council and powered by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), ADFW will seek to examine the factors affecting monetary systems, technological disruptions, financing the race to net zero, the resultant services and facilities, and the industrial and social sectors that impact the global financial system. It will collectively aim to collaborate on maximising the opportunities and minimising the challenges presented within the ‘Transition Era’.

Commenting on the ADFW’s pioneering theme, His Excellency Ahmed Jasim Al Zaabi, Member of Abu Dhabi’s Executive Council and Chairman of ADDED and ADGM said, “We are part of an extraordinary era that is transitioning in every aspect whether it is economic, technological advancement or climate. As we navigate the complexities and challenges of this transformative phase, ADFW acts as a superb platform to gather impactful decision-makers that look at these aspects as opportunities. By investing in the transition era, ADFW stands as a platform that is not just about adapting to change but also seizing the opportunity that propels us towards a brighter, more prosperous future.”

The event was a global success last year, exceeding all expectations in its first edition. It witnessed local, regional and global participation of approximately 9000 attendees from 102 countries including 346 speakers who participated across 31 events and 105 sessions along with 52 strategic partnerships and over 75 MoUs announced and signed during the event.

ADFW unveiled additional top-line speakers who will be present in Abu Dhabi for the various events including H.E. Khaldoon Al Mubarak – Managing Director & Group CEO of Mubadala, Mohamed Alabbar – Founder of Emaar, Peter Orszag – Lazard CEO, Mohammed Alardhi – Executive Chairman of Investcorp, Dr. Samir Haj-Yehia – Chairman of Bank Leumi, H.E. Dr. Abdulrahman Al Hamidy – Director General & Chairman of Arab Monetary Fund, Yoni Assia – Co-founder & CEO of eToro, Atif Abdulmalik – CEO & Chairman of the Executive Committee at Arcapita and Bob Steers – Executive Chairman of Cohen & Steers. In June, ADFW announced its first cohort of elite speakers from the international financial spectrum, which listed iconic names such as Ray Dalio, KBW Founder and CEO – HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, Franklin Templeton President and CEO – Jenny Johnson, Midas List Venture Capitalist and Managing Partner at GGV Capital – Jenny Lee, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. Chairman – Laura Cha, Rockefeller International Chairman – Ruchir Sharma, Fortune CEO – Alan Murray, Co-founder of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP – Alan Howard, The Children’s Investment Fund Founder – Sir Christopher Hohn, Chairman of Wamda and Co-founder of Aramex – Fadi Ghandour and Former SEC Chairman – Jay Clayton.