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Zach Piester    

CDO of Intrepid Ventures

Zach Piester is Chief Development Officer of Intrepid Ventures, a venture development company that invests in, designs and builds blockchain powered companies.

Zach is an innovation, digital transformation and venture investor and growth executive. He is an early stage investor in emerging technologies e.g. Blockchains, DLT, AI, IoT, Data & Analytics, Digital Health. He gives a candid, honest and sometimes funny perspective on emerging tech, innovation, disruption and the fight to stay competitive and relevant. Piester explains highly complex technologies in a way your grandmother would understand.

Zach is also deeply involved in the organizational design and growth of a variety of FinTech, InsurTech, & non-financial blockchain, distributed ledger, and emerging technology companies across Asia. He helps Fortune 500 companies leverage the innovation of startup disruptors in blockchain, fintech, distributed ledger, & emerging technologies.

Piester is a global public speaker on emerging tech trends shaping global business across the future of work, organizational design, financial inclusion, blockchain, Ethereum, Hyperledger, FinTech, RegTech, Insurance, Insurtech, economic policy, innovation & emerging markets of Asia.

He is an expert on building innovation, transformation & growth capabilities, creating best in class teams that can synthesize the demands of consumers, spot trends & drive growth transformation.

Speech Topics


Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum and Cyrpto Currencies

Innovation, Disruption, Sustainable Competitiveness

Future of work and Collaborative Communities

New Digital Economies

Human Factors: Intersection of technology and humans behaviours

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