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Zach Piester, speaker

Zach Piester

    • Chief Development Officer of Intrepid Ventures
Full Bio
Fee Range

$15,000 - $20,000

Travels From

Florida

Blockchain Startups biggest task is to build things that matter

Blockchain Startups biggest task is to build things that matter

Zach Piester DIF Can Blockchain bring prosperity...

Zach Piester DIF Can Blockchain bring prosperity...

Powerful technological forces including Blockchain, AI and Advanced Analytics have and are reshaping business foundations creating massive gaps between corporate winners and losers.

For 15+ yrs Zach Piester has been at the forefront of emerging technology as an investor, entrepreneur, growth executive and innovation leader. He is a longtime advisor to senior executives in Fortune 500 companies, global fast-growth companies and tech disruptors on how to develop, design and scale new innovations. Advising senior policymakers in emerging markets across Asia is a regular occurrence.

Much of his work the past 5 years has been centered on Blockchain technology. He is not a blockchain cheerleader, but truly believes the technology sucks, except when it doesn’t. Its when it doesn’t suck that is extremely powerful and has already created new category leaders in Insurance, Financial Services, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Smart Cities, States and Governments. Combine blockchain with AI, Advanced Analytics, Smart secure devices and we’re at completely new levels.

Zach's speaking style has been described as honest, genuine, engaging and fun. He deplores stages (why speak down to the audience).

Daniel Kahneman changed his life. Robert Cialdini put an exclamation point on it.

Zach should have been an organizational psychologist!

Investor:

An early stage investor in emerging technologies e.g. Blockchains, DLT, AI, IoT, Data & Analytics, Digital Health

Startup Growth:

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.

Innovation:

Helps Fortune 500 companies leverage the innovation of startup disruptors in blockchain, fintech, distributed ledger, & emerging technologies.

Global Keynote Speaker:

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.

Team Building:

Builds innovation, transformation & growth capabilities creating best in class teams that can synthesize the demands of consumers, spot trends & drive growth transformation.

Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum and Crypto Currencies

Real Use Cases, Not Theory

Outcomes Not Hype

Enterprise Ready, Not PoC's

Useable Apps, Not Code

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