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Zach Piester      

Chief Development Officer at Intrepid Ventures; Emerging Technology, Investment & Blockchain Expert

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

For over 20 years Piester has been at the forefront of emerging technology and human factors as an entrepreneur, growth executive, investor, team builder/recruiter and innovation leader. He is a longtime advisor to executives in Fortune 500 companies, global startups, fast growth companies and tech disruptors on how to develop, design and scale new innovations, teams, and capabilities.

Piester helps Fortune 500 companies leverage the innovation of startup disruptors in blockchain, AI, fintech, and other emerging technologies to accelerate their digital transformation journeys. He is deeply involved in the organizational design and growth of a variety of FinTech, InsurTech, and blockchain emerging technologies. He is an angel investor in startups across Blockchain, Digital Health, IoT, Analytics and Sensors.

Piester 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


Human Factors: Intersection of technology and humans behaviours

New Digital Economies

Future of work and Collaborative Communities

Innovation, Disruption, Sustainable Competitiveness

Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum and Cyrpto Currencies

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