Ronaldo Lemos

Ronaldo Lemos is a lawyer specializing in technology, intellectual property, media and public policy. Dr. Lemos was a Visiting Scholar at Oxford, Princeton, the MIT Media Lab and a Visiting Professor at the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). He co-created Brazil’s Internet Bill of Rights Law (2014) and Brazil’s National IoT Plan (2018). He currently serves on Meta’s Oversight Board, Stellar Development Foundation, and Spotify’s Safety Advisory Council. He was appointed by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader.
Tuesday, October 11
2:15 pm - 2:55 pm

Outsider or Insider: Is crypto now part of the financial system?

VCs are putting billions into crypto, banks are hiring blockchain talent, and governments are writing legislation and building sandboxes to explore digital assets. Is crypto still an outsider, or is it an undeniable part of the financial system at this point? Join experts from across the industry to discuss and debate.

Tuesday, October 11
4:00 pm - 4:40 pm

The Strategic Importance of Cash for Crypto: Enabling Financial Access

Why are we talking about cash at a crypto conference? Here’s the truth: it's now easier than ever to get money into and out of crypto, thanks to a first-of-its-kind solution that MoneyGram and SDF launched this year to create a bridge between cash and crypto. Let’s dig into the opportunity now available to wallets, apps, and end users. This is about ushering in the next wave of adoption and building toward a more inclusive financial system.