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David Orban

investor, entrepreneur, author, keynote speaker, and thought leader of the global technology landscape.


An early adopter of blockchain technologies and an active Bitcoin investor since 2010, he was the first to own Ether
during the Ethereum launch in 2014. He also led the adoption of Bitcoin and blockchain in start-ups and is an
advisor and investor in numerous blockchain companies and funds,such as Bitnation, Neuromation, Sun Exchange,
Wealth Migrate, Blockchain Capital, Bancor, Swarm Fund, and others.

David is Managing Advisor of Beyond Enterprizes, a strategic advisory firm, providing technical leadership, support capabilities to projects in all stages of blockchain and new technology implementation and development. Beyond’s over 50 clients reached a combined market capitalization of over $4B, as of August 2022.

David is the Founder and a Trustee of Network Society Research, a London-based global think tank present in over 40 countries, creating a vision and analytical tools to allow individuals, enterprises and the society at large to deal positively with the unstoppable transformation to a world based on decentralized exponential technologies that are disrupting the traditional centralized and hierarchical functions of governments and corporations.

He is also on the Faculty of and Advisor to the Singularity University, based at the NASA Research Park in Moffett Field, California, an investor in the Singularity University Labs Accelerator Fund (now SUVentures), and was President of SingularityU Italy. SU is an interdisciplinary university whose mission is to assemble, educate and inspire
leaders who strive to understand and facilitate the development of exponentially advancing technologies in order to address humanity’s grand challenges.

He is an author of Something New about the role of artificial intelligence in our society.The book is available in three languages, English, Italian, and Spanish.

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David’s work cuts across the limits of specialization to contribute to a new renaissance. He explains,“My vision is at the crossroads of technology and society and their co-evolution.” His personal motto is “What is the question I should be asking?” This concept is his vehicle for accelerating cycles of invention and innovation in order to build the brave new world ahead.

Keynote Speaker Programs:

  • The Internet of Things
  • Autonomous Machines
  • Machine Morality
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Superintelligence
  • Redesigning the Social Contract
  • The Disruptive Power of Decentralization

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