LuxTag takes part in World Blockchain Summit 2019

Last week, LuxTag® attended World Blockchain Summit 2019 in Kuala Lumpur where both CEO Rene Bernard and CFO Faeez M Noor were invited to speak. For this special occasion, members of the LuxTag team including Sami Abuzarifa, Head of Marketing, Adam Mashrique, Chief Innovation Officer and Coralie Lacassagne, Marketing Analyst tagged along to show support and represent LuxTag.

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World Blockchain Summit 2019

From left to right: LuxTag’s CFO, Faeez M Noor/ LuxTag’s Head of Marketing, Sami Abuzarifa/ Access Blockchain’s Admin Executive, Sasha Haya/ LuxTag’s Chief Innovation Officier, Adam Mashrique/ LuxTag’s Marketing Analyst, Coralie Lacassagne

The event kicked off on February 27th and LuxTag CEO, Rene Bernard, took part in a panel discussion about ‘The Legal and Regulatory Landscape of Blockchain in Malaysia and Asia’. For this occasion, he was accompanied by other blockchain experts and notably, Mr. Stan Singh-Jit (Senior Councillor at PIKOM and Founder / Principal Consultant at IronHorse Asia Sdn Bhd) who kindly used LuxTag as an example to reinforce his argument on the implementation of blockchain.

LuxTag’s CEO Rene Bernard taking part in the panel about the Blockchain regulation landscape in Asia at WBS alongside other experts

Then, Mr. Bernard presented his views on ‘Blockchain – A moonshot enabler – Technology: Real-world applications of Blockchain technology’ before officially announcing LuxTag’s collaboration with Dagang Net to offer blockchain-based eServices.

LuxTag and DagangNet partnership

From left to right: Datuk Dr Mohd Yusoff Sulaiman, President and Chief Executive Officer of MIGHT/ Mr Rene Bernard, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of LuxTag/ Mr Wan Ahmad Syatibi Wan Abd Manan, Chief Executive Officer of Dagang Net/ Ms Jasbenderjit Kaur, Chief Technology Officer of DNeX/ Mr Faeez M Noor, Chief Financial Officer and Founder of LuxTag

On the second day of the event, LuxTag’s CFO, Faeez M Noor participated in a panel discussion on ‘Blockchain Adoption for Enterprise’ alongside other key players from Asia including Calvin Ngo from Consensys, Fadhlan Nik Abdul Aziz from Petronas and Jasmine N from NEM foundation.


About World Blockchain Summit

Organized by Trescon, World Blockchain Summit is described as ‘a global series of elite gatherings that take place in 10+ destinations across the world’. After several successful editions in Dubai, India, Mauritius and many more, Trescon brought WBS to Kuala Lumpur for the first time. The event is meant to connect key players in the blockchain community such as government authorities, emerging startups, IT leaders, investors and technology experts…. Throughout the event, enterprise and government use-cases, inspirational keynotes, tech talks, and panels discussions took place to discuss the practical implementation of blockchain in today’s world.

LuxTag’s CEO Rene Bernard pitching at WBS

‘An astonishing event! Whoever is active in the blockchain sector in Malaysia was there. And, whoever wants to become involved, connected nicely and mingled alongside the experts.’ – Rene Bernard about WBS


We look forward to attending the second WBS edition in Kuala Lumpur!


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