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Alexis Ohanian, David Schwartz & Extra to Keynote Apex

08/26/2021
Alexis Ohanian

As we speak, we’re thrilled to announce the keynote audio system for Apex, the inaugural XRP Ledger (XRPL) developer summit hosted in partnership with the XRP Ledger Basis. 

Alexis Ohanian, Founder, Seven Seven Six

Seven Seven Six founder Alexis Ohanian will take the stage in Las Vegas on Sept. 29 for a fireplace chat with Ripple GM Monica Lengthy. With firsthand data fostering digital communities because the co-founder of Reddit, Alexis believes blockchain can just do that in the identical means we noticed with the web—and we couldn’t be extra excited to have him at Apex. 

David Schwartz, Co-Creator, XRP Ledger

Some of the revered voices within the crypto neighborhood, David Schwartz (aka “JoelKatz”) will take the stage at Apex to share his ideas on the continued evolution of the XRP Ledger. As one of many authentic architects of the XRPL and now CTO of Ripple, David isn’t any stranger to the builders, initiatives and options that make the XRPL what it’s right this moment: quick, energy-efficient, and constructed to help tokens of all types. 

Wietse Wind, BDLF, XRPL Labs

Having already established a profitable profession in programming, Wietse Wind found the XRP Ledger in 2016 and was excited by its effectivity, accessibility and on-ledger performance—together with its built-in DEX. From there, he started creating code and instruments for the XRP neighborhood and by 2019, based XRPL Labs by way of which he publishes open-source libraries and shopper purposes on the XRPL.

Monica Lengthy, GM of RippleX, Ripple 

At Ripple, Monica Lengthy leads RippleX—which offers know-how, applications and companies to builders constructing on the XRP Ledger. Monica has been instrumental in driving the institutional funds use case and dealing with the rising developer neighborhood to help extra use circumstances for XRPL on this position. She’ll be kicking off Apex to present the opening keynote, in addition to the closing keynote on Day 2.

XRPL Developer Highlight

Apex attendees will hear instantly from the builders, validators and initiatives contributing to the rising XRPL neighborhood corresponding to Thomas Silkjær of xrplorer, Dr. J Scott Branson of Cabbit Expertise and Enej Pungerčar of GateHub. Open-source initiatives funded by way of the XRPL Grants program may also take the highlight, giving attendees a primary have a look at the winners and honorees. 

Be a part of the XRPL Group at Apex

The 2-day celebration of all issues XRP Ledger will cowl subjects associated however not restricted to: tokenization, good contracts, decentralized finance (DeFi) and developer tooling. Whether or not you’re a newbie, intermediate, or knowledgeable, all builders are inspired to hitch nearly. Builders eager to attend in-person in Las Vegas or Tallinn will probably be required to request an invite by September 10, 2021 as house will probably be restricted. 

Fascinated by talking at Apex? Head to apexdevsummit.com right this moment to use earlier than Friday, August 27. 

Well being and security discover: We’re monitoring public well being steering regarding in-person occasions. We are going to proceed to watch and make any crucial modifications because the scenario evolves. If the in-person occasion must be canceled resulting from steering from public well being authorities, the occasion will probably be totally digital.

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