11-16, 15:35–16:15 (America/El_Salvador), Bitfinex Stage
World travellers and experts share their first-hand accounts of trying to orange pill people that have never heard of Bitcoin before.
In this panel we have awesome speakers, sharing their experience how they you can bring the masses of the world to Bitcoin. The panel is moderated by Ulf Heyden, a media expert from Germany.
Ulf is a media dinosaur with 20 years in internet business and 5 years in bitcoin.
Paco is travelling 40 countries using bitcoin and vlogging the journey of adoption and mass awareness, ultimately to show humans are kind.
Riccardo is the host of the Bitcoin Italia podcast.
Ben is Samantha’s Dad - he first discovered Bitcoin in 2010 and after mostly ignoring it for a year, stumbled across it again around a year later and was shocked enough that it still existed to finally start spending some time understanding it. Ben has had several roles in the Bitcoin space and currently works as the Vice President of Engineering at Swan Bitcoin. Nearly 25 years in software development and engineering management, focused primarily on system architecture. Discovered Bitcoin in 2010; rediscovered it in 2011; more actively involved socially/professionally since 2013; living on Bitcoin since 2017; working in the Bitcoin space full time since 2018 (after spending around 3 years struggling to get Bitcoin projects going in his previous company). Aside from his "day job" as VP of Engineering at Swan Bitcoin, he also does consultancy primarily focused on Bitcoin adoption in business operations for medium to large enterprises. Previous "day jobs" in the Bitcoin space have included:
Head of Technology Development at CoinBau (now bankrupt mining hardware manufacturer from Germany)
Head of Software Development at Northern Bitcoin (now renamed Northern Data)
Senior Engineering Manager Lightning Labs
Alan is an international corporate pilot, prolific orange piller and Bitcoin evangelist. Father of four, avid promoter of Bitcoin adoption from the ground up through strong grass-roots involvement in the local Meet Up group. He has orange pilled friends in multiple countries and is looking for opportunities to foster the adoption of Bitcoin everywhere he travels. A close Bitcoin Podcaster friend told him once: "We only need 500 Alans around the world and bitcoin would be the standard in a year."