Helen Disney - Unblocked

Helen Disney is the CEO and Founder of Unblocked, a hub for Blockchain events, education and information. She was listed in Innovate Finance’s 2016 Women in Fintech Powerlist and referred to by Barclays as a “Blockchain guru”. She is also a member of techUK and of its DLT working group.

Previously, Helen set up Blockchain Intelligence, a global platform for news, networking and conferences about Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers and from 2014-2015, she worked on outreach at the Bitcoin Foundation, driving a programme of strategic events to communicate the innovative potential of Bitcoin and Blockchain technology to innovators, entrepreneurs, policymakers and thought leaders.

Prior to moving into fintech, she set up and ran the Stockholm Network think tank for 15 years, connecting thought leaders and policy experts to create best practice in public policy making. The network was made up of over 120 member policy institutes spanning more than 40 countries.

Helen is a regular conference speaker and commentator on cryptocurrencies and blockchain for organisations including The Economist, The Times, ICO Crowd magazine and The Fintech Times. Most recently, she gave the keynote address and moderated the Blockchain World Conference in Bangkok attended by an audience of 1000 delegates from across the globe and was appointed as Advisor for Policy, Governance and Public Affairs at the British Blockchain Association.

Helen has chaired and spoken at a wide range of high-level events across Europe alongside senior decision makers including Presidents, Prime Ministers, MPs, MEPs, special advisors, civil servants and parliamentary researchers.

 

Endorsements

"Your healthcare event was brilliant. Glad to see that London still leads the way in terms of international innovation."

Matthew Gardiner - Catch London

"I was most impressed by the quality of speakers and delegates. We are at the challenging phase of moving from theory to practice for many of the potential users of blockchain. Your events are certainly helping to bridge the gap!"

Conference delegate at Healthcare Unblocked

"One of the best conferences ever with a level of relevant and real-world examples that are not always found"

Conference Speaker, Healthcare Unblocked

"Healthcare Unblocked was the first healthtech event we’ve attended that truly covered new ground, spoke in line with the sector, and exhibited extremely well-informed speakers and audience."

Imogen Bunyard - Co-Founder, Qadre

"Healthcare Unblocked 2018 was a seminal event"

Barry James - Token Intelligence

"I had the pleasure of meeting Helen Disney last year when she organised what I would have said was the premier event in Blockchain."

Genevieve Leveille - Founder, 0tentic8

"Very interesting and a proper glimpse into the not-too-distant future. The talks felt particularly relevant to my area of work so I'll be investigating further."

MS Society

"The most succinct explanation of what Blockchain could do for our sector to date"

Centrepoint

"World-class events"

Founder - Braxxis Partners

"A really great and informative session with a lot of impressive speakers!"

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