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Zach Piester      

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

Zach Piester is an international award-winning global keynote speaker, serial entrepreneur, investor, and tech pioneer. He has been continually recognized as one of the most influential thought leaders in Blockchain, Fintech, Human Capital, and the Future of Work. An early pioneer in Blockchain, Piester and his teams have developed many of the first blockchain based systems, protocols, and tools underpinning most of today's Blockchain and Web3 industries.

Trusted by brands like Google, SAP, KPMG, Prudential, Visa, SingTel, IFC/World Bank, AIA, MetLife and dozens of corporations, Piester has developed and launched the first of its kind Digital Innovation Lab (MetLife), Blockchain Venture Studio (Intrepid Ventures), Enterprise Blockchain for Insurance (AIA), Cross border talent marketplace (SAP) along with a dozen other products and ventures from wearables to e-Sports to modern work platforms.

Piester is a former Paramedic Firefighter. He saved many lives yet lost far more than he cares to remember. He has delivered babies, held hands, put out fires & rescued people from burning buildings. He’s seen the absolute best and worst that humanity has to offer. He translates these life and death experiences to building modern practices on how we work, grow, build and prosper.

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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