Chuta Chimezie

Founder of Blockchain Nigeria User Group and Advisor at Kinesis Money (West Africa region)

Founder/ Coordinator Blockchain Nigeria User Group, advisory Board Member at Kinesis Money, Caymans, and formally Regional Director for Africa at Paxful Inc. He is the protem Chairman Organization of Blockchain Technology User (OBTU), Africa Lead, Technology & Innovation at Blockspace Africa Technologies and CEO of both Techbuild Innovation Partners and Lagos Drupal Varsity. He is also the author of a series of books including; Seizing Opportunities in Blockchain and Digital Currency Revolution: A Handbook for Enthusiasts and The Building Blocks of Blockchain StartUP Entrepreneurs. He is a regular speaker at various blockchain, cryptocurrency, and technology conferences both locally and internationally. As a Certified Technology Innovation Expert, he plays a key role in organizing Nigeria’s biggest Blockchain and Cryptocurrency events in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt for three consecutive years. With his involvement as a community lead organizer, he is involved in a number of industry- government projects working towards technology innovation. This includes being a member of Fintech Roadmap Committee of The Nigeria Capital Market, set up by SEC Nigeria, Blockchain, Virtual Financial Assets Regulations Working Group also set up by SEC Nigeria, and NITDA National Blockchain Strategy Team. He is a Member of Government Blockchain Association (GBA), member Blockchain Group, Africa Progress Group (APG), ISSAN, Fintech Association of Nigeria etc. He is regularly featured as a tech commentator and innovation subject matter expert on CNBC Africa, Channels TV and BBC UK, to mention a few.