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3.2 Advisors & Partners
Haroon Oppal – Technical Blockchain Advisor, AffinityBlockChain
Haroon is a highly experienced senior technologist in strategic change, P&L management, business and enterprise architectures, design and implementation of complex target operating models, business and corporate strategy formation. He has domain knowledge and experience of financial services, global supply chain management, retail and investment banking, risk management, asset management and broadcast media. Haroon has previously held senior management positions with Deloitte Consulting, Accenture and Capgemini and holds a degree in Mathematics and an MBA both gained in London, UK.
Arno Nieuwland – Technical Blockchain Advisor
Arno has a 20+ year career in logistics and technology in Asia and Europe and is currently the director of e-Commerce Hong Kong, a leading advisory firm providing technical consultancy on blockchain topics including Ethereum coin protocols. Arno is passionate about creating FinTech applications helping the financial and insurance industry transform, all based on the implementation of blockchain technology. Arno and his team are trusted advisors of some of the leading retail banks, insurance and logistics/transportation companies. His firm has valuable experience applying protocol coding structure to utilize the power of Ethereum for applications in different industries. Arno has held senior management positions in several FTSE 100 companies and holds a Master of Science degree from Delft University of Technology and a MBA Strategic Marketing degree from Yale School of Management.
Garret MacDonald – Technical Blockchain Advisor
Garrett started the first publicly traded bitcoin mining company in 2012, when he was 15 years old, by conducting a token sale. After learning about the banking system through consulting for venture and financial firms in Germany and Switzerland, he decided to focus on applying blockchain three sectors that have great potential to positively impact the world: energy, transportation, and agriculture. Garrett is most experienced in hardware development and technical blockchain architecture, and advises blockchain-utilizing companies in Europe, Asia, and North America.
World Economic Forum (WEF)
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