• Web3 Delight
05 February 2023
Web3 Delight
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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The tech industry's center of gravity is shifting

With a vision to engage, empower and support an advanced economy that is proactive, customized, collaborative and secure, after Lagos and Abu Dhabi, Web3 Delight Riyadh is uniting both global and local Web3 players to paint the art of possible and facilitate co-operation opportunities towards enhancing the digital transformation ecosystem.

The Speakers
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The Hosts

Raha Moharrak

Art Director at undo

The youngest Arab and the first Saudi woman to climb Mount Everest.

Katerina Vukova

Head of Partnerships, Luna Media Corp

Driving partnership engagements for an umbrella company Luna PR, Cointelegraph MENA, and Luna VC.

Tesha Teshanovich

Strategic Advisor, Swift Motion

Media and change management expert, and author on global economic trends and topics such as productivity, growth and the Future of Work.

Emilija Vuković, MD PhD

President, Serbian Blockchain Initiative

Leading a non-profit, non-government organization, with the purpose of supporting blockchain adoption.

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Why you should Join
Web3 Delight Riyadh

Brilliant Content

In-depth, trend-forward sessions & workshops – each tons of practical takeaways and ideas to keep you ahead in the digital economy.

World Class Speakers

Gain in-depth guidance from expert speakers on fine-tuning your Web3 journey based on real-life practices.

Panel Discussions

We’ll pull presenters together from different schools of thought, who represent different stakeholders on a topic - think practitioner vs expert.

Continued Learning

You have access to speaker presentation slides and recordings, for you to reference and use in your tech and business initiatives, year-round.

New People

Hundreds of seasoned marketers, strategists, designers, and more to mingle and connect with. Meet your peers, expert resources, friends and colleagues of tomorrow.

Engage with leading solution providers

As a delegate, you will experience cutting-edge technology from solution providers from around the world that can fulfill your business aspirations.

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Keynote Speakers

Paul Lalovich

Partner, Agile Dynamics

Brings deep experience in tech, helping leading companies win market share, drive top-line growth, and transform operations to reduce costs.

Philipp Kishkovarov

CTO, Synthetic Equity

Innovation and transformation technology leadership; accelerating the realization of new ideas and ways of thinking which empower individual.

Christopher Page

Chief Investment Officer, Synthetic Equity

Executive remuneration expert with experience engaging and working effectively with clients' C suite and Boards.

Owen Healy

Recruiter, Blockchain Headhunter - Crypto

Joined the Web3 revolution and is now a Senior Recruitment Manager with Blockchain Headhunter.

Najdana Majors

Head of Talent, Connext Labs Inc

Leads a global team of talented Tech Recruiters and Sourcers.

Fernanda Boccard

NFT Artist

Fernanda has been creating digital art since 2020, heavily involved in the design and production of the Serious and Cool People NFT collection.

César Castro

3D Artist, Arkadius Cia. Ltda.

3D artist expert in 3D Max, Blender and Maya.

Talib Hashim

Managing Director, TBH

Identifies and implements solutions that will enable local talent as well as businesses so that they grow successful in the UAE.

Vladimir Lelicanin

R&D Director, MVP Workshop

Software architect and Senior full-stack web developer with over 20 years of intensive work experience. MSc in Distributed ledger technologies and AI.

Giovanni Everduin

Head of Strategy & Innovation, Commercial Bank International

Fixing strategic business and product problems through a people-culture-organization lens.

Riyaz Jivanjee

Strategic Advisor, Swift Motion Media

Leadership development with digital coaching specifically designed for the Web3 business startup business leaders.

Imari Oliver

Founder & CEO, Bond & Play

Leading a product, media, technology, and entertainment company that builds IP and platforms rooted in innovative business models and strategy.

George Mosomi

Head of Africa, Unstoppable Domains

Leads growth in Africa for the largest NFT domain provider globally.

John Lilic

Investor and Product Development Advisor, Polygon

Thinking about and working on blockchain, energy markets, enterprise solutions and nonprofit education.

Ivan Bjelajac

CEO, & Co-Founder, MVP Workshop

Web3 company and product builder, serial entrepreneur with 6 exits and startup mentor & angel investor.

Leigh Flounders

Chief Commercial Officer, NowNow

Providing strategic direction to government, financial services CEO’s, boards, industry and tech companies across the globe.

Adnan Al Noorani

The Founder of the Future Innovation Summit and the Chairman of the Board of D1 Technologies and LEO Investments

Ileke Airende

Founder, Awwspire Media

Branding and Marketing Strategist for High-end Crypto Companies.

Dr Naveen Singh Suhagl

Co-Founder and CEO, Inery Blockchain

Built decentralized database management solution powered by blockchain.

Jeremy Lopez

COO, Everdome

C-level executive in 10 start-ups, six of which have gone on to a profitable exit.

Seth 👾🤖🍄⚡️

VP of Strategy & Innovation Web3, Subnation

Award-Winning, Innovative, Neurodiverse, Global Production Director, Executive Producer & Competitive Gaming Pro.

Samuel Oladokun Olaoyenikan

aka XeusTheGreat

Founder of the much acclaimed NIRVANA Academy, DAO and Labs.

Saad Sameer Abujubara

Partner, Impact Partners Management Consulting

Helping governments to design the right digital strategy and their path to value.

Jeremy Briat

Managing Director, VP, FTI Consulting

Advising energy companies on how to identify their role in the Web3 space and create a business case.

Jonathan Emmanuel

CEO and Founder, Zenith Chain

Founder and a full-stack developer dedicated to fostering the growth of the Crypto worldwide.

Connie Ansaldi

Founder & CEO, Carnaval.Art

Founder of the first NFT marketplace of Ibero-American Artists powered by Bitcoin.

Justin Wu

Founder, Dcentral Miami

Founder of Dcentral Conference, the largest Web3 event.

Goh Puay Guan

National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School

Industry 4.0’ expert and the author of Supply Chain Management: A Concise Guide.

Manal Rifki

Associate Investment Advisor, Seedefy

Advising institutional investors on listed equity investments to generate a constant stream of stock recommendations.

Mirko Maccarrone

Director of WEB3 Marketing Technology, LIGHTBLUE

Award-winning marketer and speaker, surfing the web3 ocean.

Anastasija Barbara Isakov

Head of Magic Store, Magic Square

Computer Engineer passionate about making meaningful contributions to crypto oriented solutions.

Xavi Anglada

Managing Director, Accenture

Bringing together Accenture's strategy, consulting, data science, innovation and design capabilities together.

Arjun Vir Singh

Partner - Global Financial Services Practice, Arthur D. Little

ack and forth between the Real-Verse and Meta-verse.

Yasser N Alobaidan

CEO, Jawraa

A visionary leader connecting industries in the new digital economy and leveraging digital disruption and Web3.0.

Stefan Lazarevic

Co-Founder & CEO, Infinity

Creator of ultra-flexible work management platform that allows users to organize any type of data.

Steven Fock

Co-Founder and CEO, Digital Encore Solutions

Bringing Music & Art into the Future of Web3 & NFTs.

Markose Chenthitta

Podcast & Comms Lead, XT.comManal Rifki

Crypto Evangelist & Podcast Lead @XT.com & Cryptocosm.

Franklin Peters

Chief Executive Officer, Boundlesspay

A computer scientist, business mentor, blockchain enthusiast, entrepreneur as well as founder.

Marina Saroka

Founder, LAMBO®️ The Web3 Agency

Web3 marketing advisor and creative producer committed to creating a better kind of internet.

Belinda Agnew

Co Partner, xenabler

Web3 and Blockchain product builder, serial entrepreneur, startup lover, growth advisor & angel investor.

Yaqoob Al Shehhi

Chief Financial Officer, Nawah Energy Company

Driving radical growth, and building the financial infrastructure of a billion-dollar enterprise.

Dr Mohamed Al Hemairy

PM, Innovation & Entrepreneurship HUB Univ. of Sharjah

R&D, IP, Innovation & Technology Transfer from ideas to products in UAE and UK.

Jehanzeb Awan

Founder & CEO of J. Awan & Partners, azakaw and Chairman of MEAACBA

Founder and CEO of Azakaw and the CEO of J. Awan & Partners, Azakaw’s parent.

Christian Chalfoun

Co-Founder & CTO of Kaloscope

Building a Metaverse based social media project.

Petar Atanasovski

COO, MVP Workshop

Exploring blockchain and decentralized business models with a focus on DeFi, L2, DAO models and the future of work.

Hamad Al-Jibreen

Investor and Advisor, SwiftMotion Media

Tech, talent and startups advisor to help The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia's Web3 rise.

Azeem Khan

Fundraising & Partnerships Lead, Gitcoin

Building a platform where builders can get paid to work on open-source software.

Selva Ozelli

Published author and journalist

Author of the book 'Sustainably Investing in Digital Assets Globally'.

Jay Harris

Founder, Web3 Podcast Network

Founder of the Web3 Podcast Network, which produces audio shows to educate and edify Web3 communities.

Ramzi Khoury

CEO, FormuLaw LLC

Building the first and only decentralized smart contract management system powered by Ai.

Melinda London

Co-Founder, Decentralized Social Network - DeSo

Building the future of the Social Network in the stealth mode.

Yaseen Ghazal

Commercial Director, Nifty Souq

B2B & B2C Omnichannel Marketing & Commercial Strategist.

schedule

Event Schedule

  • Morning Sessions

    February 05, 2023

  • Afternoon Sessions

    February 05, 2023

  • Online Workshops

    February 05-08, 2023

  • In-Person Workshops

    TBD

14:00 - 14:30 PM

Moderated by

Emilija Vuković

Intro - The new web that we need

In this session, we will discuss Web3 movement, where users and tech can interact with data and other personalized options according to their appetite in a global network where you write, read and own the content.

14:30 - 15:00 PM

Moderated by

Raha Moharrak

Human Capital – Career opportunities in the Metaverse and Web3?

To land a job in the Metaverse and Web3, possess the right skills, interact and network with people, build your brand, create content, and increase your exposure in the crypto market. Incentives and pay for performance in Web3.

15:00 - 15:30 PM

Moderated by

Katerina Vukova

Operations/Tech – The future of work

As decentralized autonomous organizations are adopted more widely, new types of businesses will emerge that would look more like cooperatives and less than corporations, significantly reducing agency costs.

15:30 - 16:00 PM

Moderated by

Tesha Teshanovich

Finance and Investment - How should web3 companies approach fundraising during a downturn?

The financial market crash this year has had a unique effect on the web3 industry. Fundraising can be hugely challenging in times like these, and it’s an essential lifeline for web3 companies’ intent on withstanding this downturn.

16:00 - 16:30 PM

Moderated by

Emilija Vuković

Governance and Legal - Multi-signature (multisig) wallet smart contracts

A multisig wallet could be used to control ETH, or a smart contract, requiring signatures from at least M of N total signers to execute the action. More generally, it is a type of decentralized governance.

17:00 - 17:30 PM

Moderated by

Emilija Vuković

Product - The race to build the Next Facebook, Amazon & Google on Web3

We will discuss different trajectories and opportunities of Web3 as we take a closer look at the impact of distributed finance and distributed technologies on business and society.

17:30 - 18:00 PM

Moderated by

Raha Moharrak

Marketing - Ways Web3 and NFTs will redefine the future of marketing

It’s 2022, and we’ve all heard of Web3 and NFTs. However, in this new digital era, how can creators effectively leverage NFTs? The market is ripe for innovation, and it is sizable, boasting more than 50 million creators. With the power of Web3, creators can reap enormous benefits from NFTs.

18:00 - 18:30 PM

Moderated by

Katerina Vukova

Sales - Turning fandom into revenue with Web3

Fandom is one of the most powerful forces on earth. It connects the now to the past. We feel willing to do anything to get back to that perfect sensation. Like falling in love, sometimes it’s wrong and we won’t accept anyone telling us we’re wrong.

18:30 - 19:00 PM

Moderated by

Tesha Teshanovich

Distribution - Proof-of-provenance (PoP)

Proving the ownership and origin of physical assets has never been easy. Who can say for certain that a professed artist really created a piece of art? For physical assets sometimes the best we can do is determine a physical “chain of custody” — who had the asset last, where they got it from, who had it before that, and so on.

19:00 - 19:30 PM

Moderated by

Emilija Vuković

Customer Relations - How to amplify customer relations in the metaverse?

Whether you think we are heading for Ready Player One levels of immersion or that it’s just a lot of hot air and hype, the fact is businesses are pouring cash and resources into staking their place in this new digital world. And one of the main reasons they are doing so is the opportunities it provides to connect and engage with customers in a whole range of new ways.

Blockchain Basics

A learner will be able to recognize foundational concepts of blockchain, and apply these program concepts on the blockchain.

Create your own Blockchain ERC20 Token | Python, Brownie, Solidity

Build your own ERC20 token using Brownie, Python, and Solidity.

Everything you need to know about NFTs

Discover everything you need to know about Non-Fungible Tokens, also known as NFTs, to get you started with true digital ownership.

CreateStart your Web3 Career

Once you are ready you can start applying for Web3 Jobs. You don't need to have huge experience, there are many entry level Web3 Jobs and Web3 Internships.

Blockchain Tech - Application of the Business Innovation

A detailed and comprehensive overview of the Blockchain Technology. This course is intended for Top Management teams and Managers who are considering a Blockchain implementation or simply want to get a better understanding of this technology. This introduction to the blockchain technology helps you to understand basics of the Blockchain, its potential applications, opportunities and threats for future business consideration. During the session, a real demo presentation will be given.

Industrial Scale Innovation with Venture Builder Model

A Venture Builder is a business that builds businesses, they are also known as Startup Factories, Startup Studios, Tech Studios and Venture Production Studios. These organizations create, launch and scale high growth businesses, typically developing an idea into a product, then creating a business - using their own resources and networks. The Venture Builder Model is adopted by organization such as Pantera Capital, Coinbase Ventures, Brinc, etc. and is adopted in the corporate world to drive innovation and build spin-out companies. This training course is applicable for both traditional entrepreneurs pursuing scaling innovative start-up ventures, as well as planning teams within a corporation tasked with launching a new initiatives and startups. In this course you will learn how Venture Builders create highly skilled project teams with deep domain expertise and create and launch products fast.

Cryptocurrencies and Tokenization Fundamentals

This training course covers the global ecosystem of cryptocurrencies, tokens and ICOs. The aim is to give you tangible knowledge regarding this new raising funds business model including the technical involvement as well as business opportunities and risks. For this dedicated training session, our objective is to provide some tangible knowledge to understand tokenization: protocols, tokenization concepts and challenges and a critical thinking on this new business model. What are the issues for setting up a token sale in terms of KYC, security and regulation? What are the technical and financial mechanisms? Should you consider this business model? Do you know how to start and who to partner with?

Green energy sourcing tracking, management and exploitation

This course provides use cases and firsthand experiences on how to enable organizations to embrace clean, renewable solutions along their journey to active energy management. Learn about data tracking, management and exploitation solutions for smart electrical grids, that provides a distributed ledger to manage metering records, track physical objects and transfer value without a third party or manual reconciliation.

Leadership Competencies of Successful Web3 Founders

Nearly everyone talks about web3 from a technology and cultural perspective. But what’s often overlooked is that the people in web3 are different. Web3 Founders, leaders, and builders are skilled in different areas. They have different personalities, values, and motivations. If we truly want to understand web3, we can’t just read whitepapers and join Discords. We need to understand the leaders behind the technology. Web3 is changing more than technology & culture, it’s also changing how we lead.

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Startup Pitch Competition

This is an invitation-only event. If you are interested in participating, please fill out a short form and share your elevator pitch in Addtional Message section.

Web3 Delight Riyadh will be holding a Startup Pitch Competition. This competition aims to promote entrepreneurship of Saudi developers, scientists, engineers, professionals, and students in Riyadh and encourage them to pursue building a promising startup.

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Pre-Event MeetUp Web3 Delight

This meet up is organized in Dubai as the pre-event gathering leading into Web3 Delight Riyadh 2023. Drop in for 30 minutes or stay for the evening to meet other Impact speakers, sponsors, and participants.

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