Nikil was honored as Forbes 30 Under 30, received his BS & MS in Computer Science at Stanford, and formerly did product management at Google, Microsoft, and Facebook. A serial entrepreneur, he co-created the #1 social app in the world, Down To Lunch, which was featured in international press such as a New York Times business cover story. He’s been featured in numerous media outlets including the New York Times, Forbes, CNBC, Fortune, and TechCrunch.
Prior to founding Braintrust, Adam co-founded Doctor on Demand, the popular video telemedicine provider, with daytime talk show personality Dr. Phil. Other notable ventures include DriverSide, a marketplace that connects car owners with mechanics, which was acquired by Advance Auto Parts in September of 2011 and MarketSquare, the first online local shopping destination on the Internet which was acquired by Intuit in September of 2006. Adam is a passionate Angel investor in 120+ companies including LTSE, SuperHuman, Filecoin, Binance, Compound, Automatic, Apero Health, Zenefits, and more.
Prior to his experience of founding InfiniGods, Damon was the founder and CEO of DGN Games, a successful casual/mobile gaming company. He grew DGN Games to be a $30+M top line revenue business which was acquired by Crown Resorts in 2015 and still exists today with offices in US, Australia, Tel Aviv, and Ukraine. Damon holds a Bachelors & Masters Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ohio University and a MBA in Innovation & Entrepreneurship from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management. He currently lives in Lakeway, TX, with his wife and three daughters.
Chuck began his career as a bank regulator at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and spent the majority of the following two decades as a global credit analyst and a manager of research teams, including stints at Goldman Sachs and UBS, where he was the Global Head of Fixed Income, Currency and Commodity Research for UBS investment bank.
He has served as the Chairman of the Bond Market Association’s Committee on Research Conflicts and has been recognized by global institutional investors for his understanding and insights in global financial markets. During his career Charles has presented at numerous conferences, has been cited in international publications and has appeared in the media.
Chuck holds B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and a master’s in public policy from Harvard University.
Ludovic was previously at Sony’s global headquarters in Tokyo, where he ran strategic assessments, mid & long-term technology perspectives and financial valuations to foster Sony’s Intellectual Property. Before that, he spent several years as Corporate Strategist in London, New York and Paris, spanning the entire spectrum of Sony’s Electronics, Gaming, Content, Financial Services, Telecommunications & B2B activities.
A French native, Ludovic holds a MSc in Information & Communication Technology from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden, and a MSc in Industrial Engineering & Management from the ƒcole Centrale in France.
Sunayna brings 10+ years of global experience leading change and innovation at the nexus of finance, technology and policy. Prior to the Fed she led digital transformation as a builder, operator and venture investor within the fintech and crypto ecosystem, in North America and Asia. She is a proud alumna of the University of Alberta and Stanford University.
When she’s not nerding out on all things innovation, you can find Sunayna adventuring the skies in her Cessna.
Sumit holds an Undergraduate and Master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
Before joining Goldman Sachs, Oli was Head of Crypto Assets Strategy and Quorum at J.P. Morgan. He oversaw strategy and investments for digital assets firmwide and rebooted Quorum into a leading-class blockchain and smart contracts platform for enterprises.
Earlier in his career at J.P. Morgan, Oli held several other leadership roles, including Head of Strategy for International Consumer and Head of FinTech. In the latter role, he also created InResidence, an incubator to co-create value with startups, universities, and intrapreneurial employees.
Before J.P. Morgan, he was seconded to the Office of Tony Blair, led the New Energy Architecture Initiative at the World Economic Forum, and was a Strategy Consultant at Accenture.
Oli is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and was named in Business Insider’s 35 under 35 for FinTech. He serves on the Boards of Anchorage, Blockdaemon, and TRM Labs, and is a founding member of Allen & Overy’s Fuse innovation program.
Previously, Commissioner Pham was a Managing Director at Citigroup where she held various senior roles, including Global Head of Swap Dealer and Volcker Compliance; Deputy Head of Global Regulatory Affairs; Head of Capital Markets Regulatory Strategy and Engagement; and Head of Market Structure for Strategic Initiatives on the Institutional Clients Group Business Development team. She was a member of firmwide governance forums and has held leadership roles in many industry organizations.
Commissioner Pham is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and has received various awards. She has a B.A. from UCLA and a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School, where she has served on the Dean’s Advisory Council for Business and Finance Law and was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Law, Economics and Finance.