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Manie Eagar, CBP

‘I am passionate about creating sustainable futures in which everyone can participate equitably and fairly, and with respect for our environment.’

Manie Eagar is an internationally recognized thought leader in digital identity and distributed ledger technologies. He is involved in several public/private sector collaborations to build awareness and advance business understanding of new technologies including the Blockchain Lab and as the Founder and CEO of DigitalFutures.

DigitalFutures offers business strategy and advisory services on Digital Asset Exchanges, FinTech, Blockchain, Regtech, Digital Identity Management, Governance and Risk Management, and the Digital Economy.

Specializing in IT deployments at Accenture Manie was an associate director at Deloitte and PWC respectively.

He is Chairman of the Blockchain Association of Canada, the leading industry body representing digital finance, FinTech and distributed ledger technology (blockchain) in Canada. He is an advisor to Decentral Toronto, an innovation hub for disruptive and decentralized technologies. He is an advisor to a number of FinTech and blockchain startups. He is also an advisor to KoreConX, a leader in equity crowdfunding compliance, governance and transparency providing a free all-in-one solution that helps companies navigate the process of raising equity capital, and simplifying shareholder communications to reduce risk. He is an advisor toFinTech startup Paycase, offering an affordable and flexible way to send money overseas through a safe and secure platform.

Manie is a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP).

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Consulting

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Management consulting and business development.

Specializing in IT and Business Process Optimization deployments at Accenture, Manie was also an associate director at Deloitte and PWC respectively.

Here Manie is participating (back row) in the first public Bitcoin devcore meeting held in 2013 in San Jose facilitated by lead developer Gavin Andresen (from the documentary: The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin).

Startup Advisor

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Manie has been an investment advisor for numerous international ventures and investors for more than two decades, and an advisor to a number of successful startups focusing on bitcoin, fintech, alternative finance and the blockchain technologies.

Publishing

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Manie is a contributing author of the first crowdsourced Fintech Book: A front-line industry insider’s look at the financial technology explosion

“The FINTECH Book is your primary guide to the financial technology revolution, and the disruption, innovation and opportunity therein. Written by prominent thought leaders in the European, UK and Hong Kong fintech investment space, this book aggregates diverse industry expertise into a single informative volume to provide entrepreneurs and investors with the answers they need to capitalize on this lucrative market. Key industry developments are explained in detail, and critical insights from cutting-edge practitioners offer first-hand information and lessons learned.”

Manie’s abstract: Fintech + Digital Currency — Convergence or Collision?

Events

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Manie has supported numerous corporate and public events delivering thought provoking trends analysis and future insights.

Sharing my life story at THNK Vancouver leadership workshop – providing tools, spaces and experiences for the creative leader. https://lnkd.in/gkwKrD5

Speaking

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Manie has been a speaker at leading digital economy, investment management, IT, mobile media, BPO, fintech, bitcoin and blockchain events for many decades.

Strategic Advisor

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An expert advisor to governments, enterprise, international NGO’s, investors and startups around strategy execution, business development and future trends. He focuses on the digital economy, mobile media and entertainment, financial technology convergence, alternative finance, bitcoin and distributed ledger technologies (blockchain) deployments, and digital currencies and regulatory implications.

Here Manie addresses the Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Trade and Banking and Commerce hearing into bitcoin and digital currencies. A substantial number of Manie’s recommendations were incorporated in the final report.