Leading Minds

Our Leading Minds are appointed to help grow the industry by creating connections, knowledge, education and networking. The Nexttrain Leading Minds are carefully selected as advocates of cooperation, collaboration and partnerships.


Vesa Kivinen


VESA has been a digital art pioneer for 14 years, after he innovated his own process. He has been full-time in the crypto art and NFT space since 2017. He […]


Alessandro Vené


Passionate KPI-OKR driven C-level executive with over 20+ years of experience across IT and digital industries, within government, public and private companies, including a Fortune 500 and several startups. As […]


Rod Alexander


I have worked in blockchain since february 2013, when this nascent industry sector was one of my responsibilities at the UK government's £1.25bn innovation agency. Since then, I have served […]

Blockchain,Courses,Cryptocurrencies,DeFi,Development,Fintech,Marketing,Media,News,Play to Earn

Anthony Day


Anthony supports start-ups, enterprises and governments to achieve growth with Blockchain technology. He has led delivery and ecosystem teams at IBM, Deloitte and Parity Technologies. He also founded the Blockchain […]

Blockchain,Courses,DeFi,Development,Ethereum,Fintech,Marketing,Metaverse,NFT,Play to Earn

Ty Greenfield

Miramar Beach, Florida

NFT and Chill is one of the most popular and trusted podcasts in Web3. It was nominated “Best NFT Media” at the NFT NYC Awards earlier this year and Ty […]


Filippo Chisari


Filippo provides Web3 education for Enterprises. He is a strategic advisor to brands who wish to get into the Metaverse and NFT space. He teaches Crypto Marketing and Business Models […]


Jorge Carrasco


Jorge Carrasco is a Blockchain and Web3 enthusiast, with 15+ years of experience building and developing businesses around Emerging Technologies.   He participates from multiple organizations and endeavors in the Blockchain and […]


Abioye Orimadegun


Abioye is a blockchain copywriter. He helps founders, CEOs, investors, developers, CMOs, business development managers and blockchain enthusiasts elevate their products for better positioning for the everyday people who are […]


Anas Bhurtun


Anas has dedicated his career to building expertise in cryptocurrency, Web3 and digital content. Before co-founding Arts DAO, Anas practiced as a corporate / M&A lawyer with Magic Circle law […]


Danosch Zahedi


Danosch is a serial entrepreneur having founded several companies both in the crypto space as well as outside. Danosch founded Arami Group in 2018, a chemicals and commodities trading business […]


Bruno Calabretta


Ciao, I’m Bruno I'm the founder of Aurora Coaching and I like to define myself as a Holistic Entrepreneur, meaning that there is no separation between my passions, my everyday […]


Elias Ahonen


Elias Ahonen is a Finnish-Canadian blockchain lawyer, author, and researcher based in Dubai and described as “one of the first Bitcoin historians” for his 2016 book, Physical Bitcoins and Crypto-Currencies. […]


Akanksha Saxena

New Delhi

Akanksha Saxena is a  founder of BM (Belle marque). BM is a brand management and marketing agency that helps brands to boost exponentially in Web2 and Web3 space. We have […]


Tom Palmer

New York

Tom has extensive experience launching new products and brands across the USA and The Middle East, starting in Gaming with the Insomnia Gaming Festivals in Dubai & KSA then progressing into the new world of Blockchain, crypto & NFT's.

Magnus Söderberg


Currently working in the blockchain gaming industry, building NFT platforms for game developers and their customers.

Blockchain,Play to Earn

Pekka Kelkka


Pekka Kelkka is a seasoned blockchain and cryptos professional. He has been on the scene full-time for 6 years and had various roles in several blockchain and crypto projects.

Blockchain,Cryptocurrencies,DeFi,Metaverse,NFT,Play to Earn

Miikka Rose


Miikka’s premise has been to incorporate the latest technologies with high-quality graphics pushing the boundaries in the virtual realm. He is a true practitioner with a clear vision shifting the paradigm from the pixelated virtual worlds into a photorealistic reality


Johnny Coombs


Johnny Coombs is a Web3 enthusiast and developer who has been investing, mining and managing a number of cryptocurrency portfolios for the last 5 years. He co-founded the AbuCrypto NFT […]


Giovanni Franzese


Giovanni enables large organisations to adopt Blockchain and DLT technologies, creating, deploying and managing end-to-end solutions across both Private and Public Clouds and containers.


Anita Kalergis


Anita is a seasoned business development and market-making professional having nearly 20 years of experience from all over Europe and the Middle East.


Khawla Hassan


Khawla is involved in the Arabs in Blockchain and Google Developer Groups (GDG) communities and is an Alumna of the DLT Talents program offered by the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.


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