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Houston Blockchain Alliance Q3 Event
September 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm CDT
The Houston Blockchain Alliance cordially invites you to join us on the evening of Wednesday, September 4, for our 3rd quarterly event. This time, we bring the event to The Cannon – the newest startup hub in Houston. Come see their fantastic new building, listen to people talking about blockchain and technology & innovation in Houston, and network with like-minded individuals who are interested in advancing innovation in Houston!
- 5:00pm – 6:15 pm: Check-in and Networking (food & beverages provided)
- 6:15pm – 7:30 pm: Speakers’ Remarks
- 7:30pm – 8:30 pm: Networking
We are honored to be hosting some terrific speakers from Houston, including from education, industry and government:
Casey Minshew is Founder and CEO of EnergyFunders – a Financial technology platform dedicated to disrupting the way people from all over the world invest directly into energy investments. With the massive changes in regulations, EnergyFunders is at a crossroads between securities laws, equity crowdfunding, and technology.
Casey is also Managing Director at Veritas Business Partners.
Harvin Moore is President of Houston Exponential, which aims to advance Houston’s collaborative tech ecosystem.
Harvin is also Principal at Frontera Technology Ventures – a business advisory and investment company.
Harvin was formerly President of the Board of Education of the Houston ISD.
Paul Pavlou is Dean of the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.
Previously, he was Associate Dean of Research & Chief Research Officer at the Fox School of Business at Temple University.
Manolo Sánchez teaches a blockchain and crypto finance course at Rice University’s Jones School of Business.
Previously, he was Chairman, President and CEO of BBVA Compass.
He currently sits on the Board of Fannie Mae, in addition to being an advisor for various companies. Manolo is also an advisor to the Houston Blockchain Alliance.
Balaji Ramakrishnan is Director of Procurement and Supply Chain at BP.
He was instrumental in BP’s pilot blockchain project with Houston-based Ondiflo.
Previously, he was a Senior Manager at Accenture.
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