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meet the team

KELCEY GOSSERAND

Kelcey is a pioneer in the blockchain landscape entering the scene as an early investor and participant in the crypto-economy. She lends her expertise to blockchain-related event strategy, marketing communications, and investor relations. She has executed successful campaigns for a number of regions including APAC, Europe, and the US. 

Kelcey is the Founder of Trellis, a platform dedicated to building the world's largest community of blockchain professionals and are the creators and organizers of the inaugural ICOnference. With a career spanning more than 10 years in tech and innovation, Kelcey has worked with and advised startups of various stages as well as multinational companies. She is also an active board member for a number of enterprise startups in NYC.

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MEGAN MCFADDEN

Megan McFadden is a strategist with twelve years of national and international experience cultivating forward-thinking, impact-focused communities across investing, entrepreneurship, and technology. She has led brand, community, and product/service initiatives for a multi-million dollar B corporation, world-renowned impact investing conference, innovation hubs in San Francisco and New York City, and multiple other startups. These initiatives have garnered attention from San Francisco Chronicle, Forbes, Inc., Fast Company, and have served thousands of impact professionals from around the world. 

Megan is an early cryptocurrency investor and blockchain enthusiast, and is specifically interested in blockchain's role in 21st-century cities and solving for the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. She is currently an independent consultant with Institute for the Future and writer with ImpactAlpha.

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COLLEEN CONNORS

Colleen is an innovator and entrepreneur with over fourteen years of experience consulting and working within the industries of technology and finance.

 

She is the Founder of Bquipped, a sports technology and data science company and a consultant in systems and operations for Verif-y, Inc. a blockchain based Digital Identity startup.  She is data, customer, and technology obsessed; always looking for ways to innovate, which has led her to the world of blockchain. She most recently spoke on ways to utilize blockchain at Villanova’s Women in Technology conference.  She wants to grow women within blockchain as well as empower new female technologists to enter this exciting space.    

 

Prior to entering the world of technology she worked as a Fund Manager for Schroder Investment Management. Where she helped to grow and manage assets of over $4Billion and was a member of the Morningstar’s winner of the Best UK Large Fixed Interest House during her tenure.

 

Colleen has her MBA from Babson College where she focused in Entrepreneurship and an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania.  When she isn’t working with startups she can usually be found on the field hockey field training rising field hockey stars.

 
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