As you may have read, we’ve partnered with IBM to deliver best-in-class security for our clients and partners. We’re thrilled to announce we have been invited to participate in a blockchain webcast

We’ll be discussing digital asset trading—how it has evolved over the years, where it is going, and how the players are changing

JOIN US with IBM on Wed, Nov 4, 2020 2:00 PM CET (8:00 AM EST)



Speaking With MainBloq Co-Founder Ryan Kuiken

MainBloq is a leading institutional-grade, digital asset, performance trading technology. Integrating via API directly into our customers’ front ends and communicating via FIX, we are able to provide an unparalleled trading experience. Our capabilities include customization of complex algorithmic trading strategies as well as out of the box configurable algorithms and strategies.




Andrea Corbelli, IBM Global Technical Lead 

Andrea Corbelli is an IBM technical leader, working with large enterprises, government agencies, and Fintech companies in projects for Blockchain, Digital Asset Custody, Hybrid Cloud, Data Security & Privacy. After starting his career in IBM as UNIX and Linux IT specialist, he held several positions as technical manager in Italy, Europe, and at the global level, leading IBM professionals in technical sales, lab services, and client centers roles, to help clients in designing their Infrastructure Architecture for Digital Transformation.





Peter DeMeo, Head of IBM Hyper Protect Digital Assets Platform, IBM Systems

Peter globally leads IBM Systems technology solutions for crypto assets to power institutional digital asset custody, exchange wallets, and tokenization solutions requiring advanced secure private key management. Peter is responsible for market development, technology roadmaps, and building sales and services infrastructure. As a certified design thinking facilitator, Peter also helps clients enhance their solution’s capabilities by leveraging IBM’s Hyper Protect Services on-premise and on the IBM Cloud. Peter is a regular speaker at blockchain conferences. Prior to his relocation to the Asia Pacific from Washington DC in 2013, he was practice leader for Enterprise Architecture, including the divisions large scale software development efforts and IT strategy consulting for US Federal clients including the Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Depository and Trust Corporation, Department of Defense, and  Department of Homeland Security. He was also a contributing author to enterprise architecture publication: Coherency Management: Architecting the Enterprise for Alignment, Agility, and Assurance (2009).


Colin PLATT, Independent consultant for DLT and cryptocurrency

Colin has worked in distributed ledger technology and cryptocurrencies since 2013, launching efforts at BNP Paribas Global Markets, where he sat on DLT focused industry steering committees, including R3, the Post-Trade Distributed Ledger working group (PTDL), and FIX cryptocurrency working group. He became a technology entrepreneur in early 2016, initially working with digital asset derivatives. He has been the co-host of the  Blockchain Insider podcast since 2017 (1.2m+ downloads). Currently an independent consultant for DLT and cryptocurrency, Colin works with a  wide range of companies from start-ups to UK and US blue-chip companies,  as well as government and industry consortium. He recently led a 40+ digital asset working group of financial institutions in Europe and  North America, in collaboration with R3. Colin is a regular cryptocurrency conference speaker and panelist, and has been featured in the Financial Times, BBC Radio, the Block Crypto, Coindesk; quoted in Reuters, the New York Times, Capital (France), Risk Magazine, and  Banking Tech. Prior to his involvement in cryptocurrencies, Colin held roles in business transformation, and structured product marketing at  BNP Paribas in Paris, London, and New York. He holds a Masters in Finance from EDHEC Business School in France, and Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Jönköping International Business School in Sweden.