Topic- Defending the Future of the Decentralised, Permissionless World
Crypto Expo Asia, 7-8th June 2023, Singapore
Moderator- Asih Karnengsih, Chairwoman (Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia)
– Anndy Lian (Intergovernmental Blockchain Advisor)
– Marouen Zelleg, Director of Growth (ConsenSys)
– Pradeep Goel, Founder & CEO (Solve.Care)
Crypto Expo Asia 2023 is a premier virtual asset and Blockchain Conference, organized by HQMena announced in Singapore 2023 with its large audience attending globally. Over 100+ Crypto companies are expected to participate in this event, with an estimated 3000+ attendees, Featured conference with 60+ Speakers, and many attendees from 30+ Countries.
One of the key discussions we have lined up is focused on “Defending the Future of the Decentralized Permissionless World.” This panel discussion brings together experts from different backgrounds to share their perspectives. The panelists include Asih Karnengsih, the moderator, Chairwoman of the Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia; Anndy Lian, NFT from Zero to Hero book author; Marouen Zelleg, Director of Growth at ConsenSys, and Pradeep Goel, Founder and CEO of Solve Care.
Pradeep Goel emphasized the importance of user-centric security in the blockchain industry. He highlighted the challenges faced by users, especially in regulated industries such as healthcare. According to him, user-friendly solutions that protect identities, assets, and roles are crucial for driving adoption. Pradeep stressed the need for a holistic approach to security that combines nuanced identity management, asset protection, and role-based access.
Marouen Zelleg spoke about his commitment to decentralization. He shared his personal experiences from Tunisia, a country known for its centralized bureaucracy, and the limitations it imposes on individuals and businesses. Marwan expressed his passion for blockchain technology’s potential to transform economies and people’s lives. Consensus, through its software solutions, contributes to this mission by enabling developers to build on the blockchain.
Anndy Lian highlighted his role in advising companies and governments on blockchain adoption. He emphasized the importance of educating governments about the potential of blockchain technology and its benefits. Andy also mentioned his book, “NFT from Zero to Hero,” where he aims to educate people about decentralization and its implications.
The panelists further discussed the role of security in the decentralized world. Pradeep emphasized the significance of tying identity, assets, and roles together to provide a secure user experience. Marouen highlighted the need for a balance between security and decentralization. He drew parallels with the traditional taxi system, showcasing how decentralization can provide security and safety without relying on centralized entities. Anndy emphasized the role of artificial intelligence and blockchain analytics in enhancing security measures.
The conversation also touched upon the involvement of governments in the blockchain space. Anndy shared insights into the diverse perspectives of governments, ranging from concerns about regulation and taxation to promoting innovation and harnessing blockchain’s potential. He mentioned the increasing interest of governments in regulating aspects like wallets and monitoring crypto activities.
The panelists concluded that the implementation of blockchain technology in traditional institutions varies based on use cases and regulatory environments. While some institutions explore blockchain to revamp their infrastructure and benefit from quicker settlement times, others aim to cater to customer demands, such as providing crypto-related services within existing banking systems.
Anndy Lian is an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial entrepreneur who is known for his work in the government sector. He is a best selling book author- “NFT: From Zero to Hero” and “Blockchain Revolution 2030”.
Currently, he is appointed as the Chief Digital Advisor at Mongolia Productivity Organization, championing national digitization. Prior to his current appointments, he was the Chairman of BigONE Exchange, a global top 30 ranked crypto spot exchange and was also the Advisory Board Member for Hyundai DAC, the blockchain arm of South Korea’s largest car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group. Lian played a pivotal role as the Blockchain Advisor for Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an intergovernmental organization committed to improving productivity in the Asia-Pacific region.
An avid supporter of incubating start-ups, Anndy has also been a private investor for the past eight years. With a growth investment mindset, Anndy strategically demonstrates this in the companies he chooses to be involved with. He believes that what he is doing through blockchain technology currently will revolutionise and redefine traditional businesses. He also believes that the blockchain industry has to be “redecentralised”.