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Dirk Lueth
Co-Founder and Co-CEO Upland

Dirk is a serial entrepreneur and an early adopter of blockchain and related technologies, based in Silicon Valley. He co-founded European and US-based companies in the FinTech and digital media spaces, including the Financial Times Deutschland and Forbatec which has been acquired by SunGard (today NYSE:FIS). Dirk mentored over 30 startups through his work at international startup accelerators in Silicon Valley and is a frequent speaker/panelist focusing on topics about the metaverse, blockchain, and platform economics. He has studied Business Administration in Frankfurt and Paris and received a Ph.D. from the European Business School in Germany where he wrote his doctoral thesis about private and state-controlled currencies. 

TALKS

Nov 9

11:20 AM - 12:15 PM

Mission City Ballroom
Main Stage

Shaping The Metaverse

Dirk Lueth | Upland

Cathy Hackl | Futures Intelligence Group

Lindsey McInerney | AB InBev

John Buzzell | Epic Games - Unreal Engine

Christina Wootton | Roblox Corp