4th Annual Blockchain Opportunity Summit

Morrison & Foerster
250 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


08:00    Breakfast & Registration

09:00    Chairs’ Opening

Dario de Martino, M&A and Private Equity Partner and Co-Chair, Blockchain Practice, Morrison & Foerster LLP

09:15    Opening Keynote – From Provenance to Loyalty: Why the Future of Blockchain is Bright

Leandro Nunes, Vice President, Product Development and Innovation, Mastercard

09:50    Anti-Money Laundering: Current Trends and Development in the World of Crypto

Marc-Alain Galeazzi, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Amy Davine Kim, Chief Policy Officer, Chamber of Digital Commerce
Robert Farling, Principal, National Leader of AML & Regulatory Compliance, RSM US LLP

10:25    Networking Break

10:45    Panel – Patents or Trade Secrets: Considerations for Blockchain IP

Moderator: Mehran Arjomand, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Jean Nguyen, Associate, Morrison & Foerster LLP

11:25    Why Blockchain? Eliminating Misinformation and Misunderstandings as Barriers to Value Enablement

Samantha Radocchia, Co-Founder, Chronicled; Emerging Tech Entrepreneur; Author, Bitcoin Pizza: The No-BS Guide to Blockchain

12:00    Luncheon

01:00    Interactive Discussion: What is Truly Possible with Blockchain and When Will We See It?

Moderator: Mike Edelhart, Managing Partner, Social Starts
Angel Lorente, Co-founder, FinTech Connector; Americas Finance Innovation Lead, Morgan Stanley

01:35    Key Privacy Challenges for Blockchain

Moderator: Kristen Mathews, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Al Raymond, Executive Director & Consumer & Community Bank Privacy Lead, JPMorgan Chase.
Rajiv Sondhi, Vice President, IT, CapitalOne
Thomas Zakrzewski, Head of Blockchain, S&P Global

02:05    How are Today’s Dealmakers Capitalizing on the Current Blockchain Environment

Moderator: Dario de Martino, M&A and Private Equity Partner and Co-Chair, Blockchain Practice, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Spencer Klein, Partner and Co-Head of M&A, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Shaila Lakhani Ohri, Assistant General Counsel, Exelon
Alan Konevsky, Chief Legal Officer, tZERO Group, Inc.
Iohann Le Frapper, Chief Legal Officer, Pierre Fabre Group

02:35    Networking Break

02:55    Update from the SEC-Uncover the Agency’s Role in Working to Promote Innovation

Susan Gault-Brown, Financial Services Partner, Investment Management Group Chair, & Blockchain Group Co-Chair, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Jina Choi, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP and former Director of the San Francisco Regional Office, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

03:20    Case Study –Successful Tokenization of Real-World Assets on Blockchain

Mostafa Raddaoui, Vice President of Capital Markets Technology, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

03:45    Panel – Scaling Blockchain Applications, How to Go from Pilot to Implementation

Kyle Culver, Lead Enterprise Architect, Humana
Karen Bhatia, Senior Vice President, Technology, New York City Economic Development Corporation
Sunayna Tuteja, Head of Digital Assets & DLT, TD Ameritrade
Cynthia Yoon, Vice President & Program Management Lead, Treasury and Trade Solutions Innovation, Citi

04:25    Blockchain, IoT AI and Building a Fully Integrated Tech Stack

Nikolai Lukin, AVP, Agile & DevOps Lead, MassMutual

04:50    Closing Keynote Address

Troy Paredes, former Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

05:15    Cocktail Reception


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