Blockchain Nation Conference Las Vegas - Eric Van der Kleij
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Eric Van der Kleij

Honorary Chair UK Govt's Global Entrepreneur Programme Advisory Group

Chairman Keybox

Intro

CEO of Centre for Digital Revolution (C4DR.com) and Chair of KeyBox.co. Honorary Chair UK Govt's Global Entrepreneur Programme Advisory Group. Advisory Board Tech London Advocates. Eric van der Kleij is the CEO of the Centre for Digital Revolution and a pioneering technology entrepreneur who co-founded his first Fintech FinTech company Adeptra in 1996 (sold to FICO in 2012.) In February 2011 he helped create the strategy for and was appointed by the UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s office as Chief Executive of the 'Tech City' initiative. After that, he designed, created and led Level39 for the Canary Wharf Group for three years, one of the largest Fintech, Cyber and Smart Cities hubs in Europe. In 2016 he was appointed Chairman of the Advisory Group and Adviser for FinTech and Blockchain for the Global Entrepreneur Programme (GEP) at the UK Government's Department for International Trade. In 2017 he established the Centre for Digital Revolution in London, a major new initiative and international hub focussing on the key technologies of the 4th Industrial Revolution. C4DR operates innovation programmes and a corporate company builder in the UK, China and Switzerland, and is developing new crypto and Blockchain related projects with corporates (e.g. Swisscom and UBS) and significant Chinese organizations.