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The CBC was founded to give a unified voice to blockchain technology and to support our national ecosystem.

Our strategic efforts are aimed towards creating a leadership community for blockchain enthusiasts.
Easiest way to get started with Blockchain & Cryptocurrency is to become educated.
Our events are tailored to grow a network to help businesses connect and assist each other.

Board

CEO | Executive Director Chairwoman | Absolute Combustion International

www.absolutecombustion.com

Koleya Karringten

A proud Albertan technology entrepreneur, advocate and leader, Koleya Karringten has a unique perspective on the challenges …

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VP Relationship Manager | RBCx

www.rbcx.com

Lucas Koutroumanos

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Digital Assurance Leader | Deloitte

deloitte.com

Janine Moir

Janine is passionate about technology and the impact of emerging technologies, like Blockchain, are having on finance teams and businesses...

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Partner | Brownlee LLP

www.brownleelaw.com

Richard Jones

My law practice focuses on dispute resolution and risk/litigation management. I enjoy working with clients and helping them …

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CEO | MMH Blockchain Group

mmhgroup.io

Emma Todd

Chair

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Partner | Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

www.osler.com

Matthew T. Burgoyne

Matthew is the co-head of Osler’s Digital Asset practice. His practice...

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Vice President, Banking | RBCx

www.rbcx.com

Chase Christensen

Chase Christensen currently holds the position of VP, Banking at RBCx, where he assumes the role of overseeing...

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Founder & President | Collisionless

Dina Mainville

With more than 8 years’ experience in blockchain, Dina is recognized for her extensive...

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Partner | Miller Thomson LLP

www.millerthomson.com

Wayne Logan

I now lead our Miller Thomson focused area of Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Smart Contracts...

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Founder & Angel Investor | Lawcubator

https://lawcubator.com/about-us

Neeraj Gupta

Neeraj is expert on AI/ML/IOT, Product Management, Innovation Management, Strategy,...

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Chief Executive Officer | Binance

www.binance.com

Lawrence Truong

He holds CFA and CAMS designations as well as MBAs from Queen's University and Cornell University...

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Partner, Advisory Services & Co-Leader, Cryptoassets & Blockchain CoE | KPMG LLP.

kpmg.com

Kunal Bhasin, MBA, CISA, CBP, CCI

He possesses over 10 years of experience conducting and leading...

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Executive Team

President / Founder | Executive Director | Absolute Combustion International

www.absolutecombustion.com

Koleya Karringten

A proud Albertan technology entrepreneur, advocate and leader, Koleya Karringten has a unique perspective on the challenges …

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Founder | Peer Guidance
Vice President Canada | Canada Blockchain Consortium

www.peerguidance.ca

Jade Alberts

I am a serial entrepreneur with a track record of successfully guiding multiple companies to exit...

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Chief Innovation Officer | GuildOne

www.guild1.co

Alexis Pappas

Alexis is a frequent writer and speaker on topics including women in leadership, digital sustainability, cybersecurity and technology convergence, and is a blockchain instructor...

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President | 3iQ Corp.

www.3iq.ca

Pascal St-Jean

Ottawa Ambassador

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Partner, Co-Chair, Digital Assets and Blockchain | Osler

www.osler.com

Laure Fouin

Quebec Ambassador

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Enterprise Sales Team Lead | Elliptic

www.elliptic.co

Joshua Weiss

USA Ambassador

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Access 2 Banking Committee

The primary purpose of the CBC Access 2 Banking committee (“CBC A2B Committee”) will be to support the CBC and its members in understanding Canadian Banking, Law enforcement, Compliance and AML concerns affecting the blockchain and Digital Assets space in Canada and limiting access to cryptocurrency companies being able to gain access to traditional financial institutions.

Founder & CEO | Outlier Solutions Inc

https://www.outliercanada.com

Amber Scott

Amber is a compliance geek with a passion for technology...

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Founder & President | Collisionless

www.collisionless.com

Dina Mainville

With more than 8 years’ experience in blockchain, Dina is recognized...

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Partner, Co-Chair, Digital Assets and Blockchain | Osler

www.osler.com

Laure Fouin

Her practice focuses on financial institutions, financial products and services regulation, securities...

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President | 3iQ Corp.

www.3iq.ca

Pascal St-Jean

I believe in helping create opportunities to help businesses unleash their true potential and as such...

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AVP Business Solutions | connectFirst credit union

www.connectfirstcu.com/

Sandi MacGregor​, MBA

As your banking partner, I am solutions-focused and have a passion for helping you and your business reach new levels through connections, resources...

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AVP, Banking | RBCx

www.rbcx.com

Dania Moazzam

Dania is an AVP in RBCx’s banking pillar where she provides advice...

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Director, Crypto Asset Management | RBCx

www.rbcx.com

Karim Hamasni

He prides himself on being a ‘geek’ that fully immerses himself in the latest tech. He joined...

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Senior Manager, Crypto Assets | RBCx

www.rbcx.com

Felipe Priuli

He has over fifteen years of experience in the financial sector, spanning asset management...

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Founder and CEO | Metrics Chartered Professional Accounting

www.getmetrics.ca

Regan McGrath CPA, CA

In her role as the leader of the virtual CFO services business Regan brings...

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Cybersecurity Committee

The CBC Cybersecurity Committee's primary goal is to bolster the understanding of cybersecurity challenges in Canada's blockchain and Digital Assets realm. It aims to fortify defenses against threats, protect sensitive data, and prevent unauthorized access, ensuring a secure environment for the cryptocurrency industry.

FinTech Management Consultant | Jonathan White

www.jonathanwhite.ca

Jonathan White, CBP, CRC

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CEO | CAT Labs

https://

Lili Infante

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Financial, Tax and Regulatory Account Exec | Chainalysis

www.chainalysis.com/

Brent Bowden

With almost fifteen years of experience in the Federal...

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Cryptocurrency and Fraud Investigator | The Preston Matthews Group Inc.

www.prestonmatthews.com

Sean Tweed, CFE, CAMS, CCAS, CCI

Sean is a Cryptocurrency and Fraud Investigator at The Preston Matthews Group...

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Founder | Breadcrumbs

breadcrumbs.app

Lorne Lantz

Lorne Lantz is the founder of Breadcrumbs, the crypto investigation tool. He co-authored the book, "Mastering...

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Insurance Committee

Client Executive, Commercial Lines | NFP Canada

www.nfp.com/canada

Jennifer Edgar

Experienced professional with a demonstrated history in the the Commercial Risk Management...

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Mining Committee

The role of the CBC mining committee (“CBC Mining Committee”) will be to support the CBC and its members in understanding Mining as it relates to the blockchain and cryptocurrency space in Canada.

CEO | MMH Blockchain Group

mmhgroup.io

Emma Todd

Chair

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Chief Mining Officer | Bitfarms

www.bitfarms.com

Ben Gagnon

Co-Chair

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CEO | Executive Director Chairwoman | Absolute Combustion International

www.absolutecombustion.com

Koleya Karringten

A proud Albertan technology entrepreneur, advocate and leader, Koleya Karringten...

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Chief Legal Officer | Hive Blockchain Technolgoies Ltd.

www.hiveblockchain.com/

Gabriel Ibghy

Gabriel Ibghy joined HIVE in 2021 as Director of Legal Affairs further to the...

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Founder & CEO | SunnySide Digital

www.sunnysideinc.ca

Taras Kulyk, JD, MBA

Prior to founding SunnySide Digital, Taras served in a number of senior roles...

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Financial Associate | Luxor Technologies

www.luxor.tech

Ben Harper

As a Financial Associate with Luxor Technologies, a Seattle-based digital mining services company, Ben helps...

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Founder & CEO | PermianChain Technologies Inc.

www.permianchain.com

Mohamed El-Masri

Mohamed has over eight years of corporate finance experience, giving him a detailed...

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Managing Partner | BlockZero Advisors

www.blockzero.ca

Laurent Féral-Pierssens

Laurent is a business leader specializing in the future of finance and payment through digital assets, NFT, web3, DeFi and metaverse...

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Chief Executive Officer | SustainHash Technologies Ltd.

www.sustainhash.ca

Mike Shidler

Mike co-founded SustainHash out of a passion for Mining...

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Chief Operating Officer | SATO Technologies Corp.

/www.bysato.com

Fanny Philip, CPA

Fanny PHILIP had worked for over 10 years as an auditor, mainly at Grant Thornton in which...

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Chief Operating Officer | Luxor

www.luxor.tech

Ethan Vera

Ethan serves as the COO of Luxor, a full-stack mining software and...

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Chief Executive Officer | Pow.re

pow.re

Mike Cohen

Mike is a systems engineer who has been directly involved in digital asset mining...

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Advisor | PRTI Inc.

www.prtitech.com

Magdalene Gronowska

Magdalena has 5 years of experience in the Bitcoin and digital asset space, where she helped launch...

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Head | Incrypt

www.incryptmining.com

Babak Shafiei

Babak is an innovative leader with over 20 years of hands-on experience...

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Head of Operations | Incrypt

www.incryptmining.com

Hoda Rezaei

Hoda holds a master's degree in mining engineering and has hands-on experience ...

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Policy & Advocacy Committee

Associate | Aird & Berlis LLP

www.airdberlis.com

Tamie Dolny

Chair

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Corporate Tax Associate | Miller Thomson LLP

www.millerthomson.com/en/

Anish Kamboj

Co-Chair

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Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Calgary | Tetra Trust

www.tetratrust.com

Steve Oliver

Member

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FinTech/Crypto Advisor | Ramsay Advisors

Anne Ramsay

Anne is a lawyer and financial services veteran...

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Partner | Gowling WLG

www.gowlingwlg.com

Adam Garetson

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Adam served...

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Regulatory Committee

Founder & President | Collisionless

Dina Mainville

Chair

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Partner | 1kx

1kx.network

Diana Biggs

Diana Biggs is a Partner at early-stage crypto venture capital firm 1kx, where she leads institutional...

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Global Regulatory Affairs at KYC2020. | KYC2020

www.kyc2020.com

Joseph Iuso

Joseph is a solutions-focused Senior Executive and Consultant with...

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CEO and co-founder | Netki

www.netki.com

Justin Newton

Justin has consistently predicted where crypto and DeFi regulation...

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Co-founder | DLx Law LLP.

www.dlxlaw.com/

Lewis Cohen

Lewis works together with his colleagues to provide in-depth legal...

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COO & AML Compliance Ninja | Outlier Compliance Group

www.outliercanada.com

Rodney MacInnes

Since then, he has been somewhat obsessed with how Bitcoin and...

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Founder and Lead Advisor | REGULATIVITY

Sheereen Khan

With over two decades of unwavering dedication to the field of compliance, Sheereen...

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Partner | Miller Thomson LLP

www.millerthomson.com/

Wayne Logan

Wayne Logan, an experienced Intellectual Property specialist, leads Miller...

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Sustainability Committee

Chief Innovation Officer | GuildOne

www.guild1.co

Alexis Pappas

Chair

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Senior Business Development Manager | Vantage Circle

www.vantagecircle.com

Derrek Wenisch

Co-Chair

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CEO | GuildOne Inc.

www.guild1.com

James Graham

GuildOne Inc. is a leading provider of innovative technology solutions that help organizations better...

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Head of Strategic Partnerships | dClimate

www.dclimate.net

Manavi Garg

Manavi Garg is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at dClimate, where she leads strategic collaborations with leading...

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Partner | Miller Thomson LLP

www.millerthomson.com

Wayne Logan

Wayne Logan, an experienced Intellectual Property specialist, leads the firm’s focused area of Blockchain ...

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Sr. Vice President, ESG Transactions | Gallagher Insurance

www.ajg.com/

Martin Delaney

A specialist in developing innovative solutions for business risk and ESG challenges, Martin...

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Founder and CEO | Greenworks ESG

www.greenworksep.com

Demien Newman

A veteran sales executive with over 20 years in the Canadian energy sector, Demian experienced...

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Web3 Committee

Distinguished Digital Learning Architect | TEKsystems

www.teksystems.com

Lee Ackerman

With more than 20 years of experience driving digital initiatives, Lee...

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Founder & CTO | New Idea Machine

www.newideamachine.com

Al Del Degan

Co- Chair of Web3 Committee

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CEO and Co-Founder | Rehuman Inc.

www.rehuman.com

Sid Sharma

Sid is a co-founder and CEO of REHUMAN Inc. a decentralized identity & metaverse company...

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Lead Relationship Manager for the Americas | Cardano Foundation

www.cardanofoundation.org

John MacPherson

With a deep-rooted journey...

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Co-Founder & CEO | Societal

www.sctl.xyz

Graeme Fox

Graeme Fox is the Co-Founder & CEO of Societal, a specialized blockchain designed...

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Chief Product Strategy and Talent Officer | Letus

www.let.us

Sumaiya Noor

Sumaiya has more than a decade of experience in a wide range of leadership roles including Product Management and Growth...

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3x Founder | Hiring Operations | Space and Time Labs

www.spaceandtime.io

Phil Burgess

Phil Burgess is an accomplished entrepreneur and team builder with a decade of experience in the startup...

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Lead Steward and Architect | NorthstarDAO

www.northstardao.com

Randall Baran-Chong, CPA, CA

Randall Baran-Chong is an internationally-experienced Web3 founder, investor-advisor, and thought leader...

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Market & Client Experience Lead | Apaylo Finance Technology

www.buildyourblocks.com

David Koroma

Member

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Founder | Peer Guidance
Vice President Canada | Canada Blockchain Consortium

www.peerguidance.ca

Jade Alberts

Executive

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Founder & CEO | NVAL

www.naval.com

Layne Nadeau

Member

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Marketing & Sales Director | QuickBit Crypto Boutique

www.thecryptoboutique.ca

Leander Mclean

Results-driven COO with a solid background in brand development...

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| MediaLogic Inc.

www.media-logic.co

Leanne Forbes

Co-Chair

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Program Manager | NAIT

www.nait.ca

Surinder Padem

Member

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Vickram Agarwal

Vickram is a digital and technology entrepreneur...

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Co-Founder and CEO | Aloomii Inc.

www.Aloomii.com

Yohann Calpu

Yohann is a recognized thought leader in the Web3 space...

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Cloud Security Consultant | ZScaler

www.zscaler.com

Nick Meagher

Nick Meagher is an award-winning cloud cyber security consultant with acumen...

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