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Alexis Ohanian, David Schwartz & Extra to Keynote Apex

08/26/2021
Alexis Ohanian

Right this moment, 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 hearth chat with Ripple GM Monica Lengthy. With firsthand information 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

One 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 unique architects of the XRPL and now CTO of Ripple, David is not any stranger to the builders, tasks and options that make the XRPL what it’s immediately: 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 growing code and instruments for the XRP neighborhood and by 2019, based XRPL Labs via 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 expertise, applications and providers 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 instances for XRPL on this function. She’ll be kicking off Apex to provide 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 tasks contributing to the rising XRPL neighborhood equivalent to Thomas Silkjær of xrplorer, Dr. J Scott Branson of Cabbit Know-how and Enej Pungerčar of GateHub. Open-source tasks funded via the XRPL Grants program will even take the highlight, giving attendees a primary take a look at the winners and honorees. 

Be part of the XRPL Neighborhood at Apex

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

Excited about talking at Apex? Head to apexdevsummit.com immediately 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 observe and make any essential adjustments because the scenario evolves. If the in-person occasion must be canceled because of steering from public well being authorities, the occasion will likely be absolutely digital.

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