Bitcoin is Financial Inclusion Technology
11-15, 15:45–16:25 (America/El_Salvador), Bitfinex Stage
Language: English

El Salvador's move to adopt Bitcoin sprang the realization that it is indeed the most incredible tool we have at our disposal to bank the unbanked. This panel will explore other countries' challenges in making the same bold move.


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The CEO and Founder of Bull Bitcoin Francis Pouliot is a full-time Bitcoin entrepreneur, researcher and industry spokesperson since 2013. He is a builder of financial software and services for Bitcoin. Francis defines himself as Cypherpunk Bitcoin Maximalist, formerly free-market economist.

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Rodrigo has a background in International Relations, where he as a Diplomat for El Salvador founded the “Swedish Central American Chamber of Commerce” and was awarded “Best Diplomat in the Russian Federation 2020” and as International Strategy Consultant, before joining Bitrefill as Country Manager for El Salvador 2021.

He has taken a prominent role in his native country of El Salvador promoting Bitcoin as a tool for financial inclusion and creating a circular economy, being part of building a growing Bitcoin community, hosting events on- and offline, as well as giving lectures at Universities and private organizations about Bitcoin.
Rodrigo is also a part of the organizing team of Adopting Bitcoin.