BlockchainKC featured industry leaders in civic development, healthcare, digital identity, energy, cybersecurity, law, supply chain technologies, fintech and more! Some of the largest companies and municipalities in the United States were represented on our stage. Attendees developed new technical skills through in-depth case studies, and shared emerging best practices in Blockchain and future trends.

2019 BlockchainKC Speakers

Mike Wons headshot

Michael Wons

GovTech Strategy Advisor and Chief Client Officer (CCO) at PayIt

Dr. Saroj Gupta

Founder/CEO Asuun

Brett Byman

Co-Founder & CEO at

Brian R Salmans, Ph.D.

Lecturer, School of Business, University of Kansas

Brock Smith

Evergy Ventures and Board of Directors of Go Electric.

Caroline Lynch

Founder and owner of Copper Hill Strategies, LLC.

Connor Keenan

Co-Founder of

Dale Werts

Partner, Lathrop Gage

Dr. David Voran

Associate Professor, Informatics Director of Community and Family Medicine at University of Missouri – Kansas City

Dr. Perry Alexander

Director of the Information and Telecommunication Technology Center at The University of Kansas

Jim Poteet

Sr Dir, Revenue Cycle Dev – Cerner

Ken Evans

CEO and Founder of Konexial

Killian Tobin

CEO and co-founder of Omega Grid

Prasad Calyam

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at University of Missouri-Columbia

Rachael Qualls

CEO at LIQUIFI/Venture360
Fintech Track

Riddhiman Das

Manager, International Investments – Ant Financial
Digital Identity Track

Tedrick Housh

Partner, Lathrop Gage

Tom Limanek

Solutions Architect, IBM

Bob Bennett

Chief Innovation Officer – City of Kansas City, Missouri
Civic Development Track