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Chris B. McClure, PhD

Yale graduate with a PhD in epidemiology and behavioral economics. Through RVK Partners ehf. (marketing firm co-founded by Chris), he has worked with various cryptocurrency, SaaS and life sciences startups - emphasis on marketing and business development.

Chris is a Founding Board Member of the Icelandic Blockchain Foundation and Advisor to the Icelandic Foreign Direct Investment Office.

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Kristjan I. Mikaelsson

Currently the Managing Director of the Icelandic Blockchain Foundation.

Kristjan has been building software since the age of 11. Awarded Developer of the Year for People’s Choice at the Nordic Startup Awards. Worked for a cloud computing startup that was acquired by a Fortune 500 company (NetApp). Kristjan took his own startup to Silicon Valley. Over the years, he has led multiple community projects and hosted a massive developer conference in Iceland in 2016 and 2018. Currently leads the largest developer community in Iceland (Community Fund), a grant fund for local technology initiatives.

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Daniel F. Jonsson

Daniel has a strong technical background which he built up working for companies like Micros Fidelio in France (now an Oracle company) and HP and Dell in Ireland as a senior server analyst. Moving from the purely technical roles, Daniel took advantage of this experience, leading business development initiatives, before his keen interest in Blockchain (mining in particular) brought him to his role as Director of Blockchain Technologies for Advania Data Centers, the biggest hosting provider for mining equipment in the world.