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Blockchain Africa Conference 2022
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Moderated by Ciaran Ryan. Central banks stand at the centre of a rapid transformation of the financial sector and the payment system and as such are engaged in the development of retail and wholesale CBDCs. Nigeria recently became the first African country to launch its CBDC, the eNaira. What are the potential market structure effects, technical risks, and rights implications of a CBDCs? How will this all unfold in the future?

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Chinedu Obodoegwu
Business Development Lead at Luno
Ciaran Adrian Ryan
Editor at Moneyweb Crypto
Bishnen Kumalo
Head of Modernisation at BankservAfrica
Carmelle Cadet
Founder & CEO at EMTECH

Chinedu is currently the Business Development Lead for Luno Nigeria, which is aimed at upgrading the world to a better financial system by making cryptocurrency easily accessible to everyone. He is focussed on growing the access to cryptocurrency in the Nigerian market. His has over 10 years experience in banking and cryptocurrency, with a focus on developing, managing and growing financial solutions. This includes mobile banking, internet banking and collections aimed at enabling customers and businesses to easily manage their finances. Chinedu holds a BSc in Computer Engineering and MSc in Business Information Systems.

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Ciaran has written for most financial publications in SA. He spent time as an editor in California before returning to SA, and has been involved in several business start-ups, including a gold mining venture in Ghana. He is a long-standing writer for Moneyweb and is proud to have witnessed the phenomenal growth of Moneyweb Crypto since its launch in October 2020.

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I have over eighteen years international working experience in Information Technology with a Masters from the London School of Economics and Political Science in Information Systems and a Bachelors and Honours from the University of Cape Town. My working experience spans the African continent and Europe. I honed my craft in Technology through driving large scale, complex implementations through leading multi-disciplinary, often geographically distributed teams. Over the past few years I have turned my focus on delivering Technology projects through new forms of team management through Agile (SAFE Certified); focused customer insights through collating and pooling Big Data, using APIs for Third Party integrations, and reducing Cost to Serve through Cloud.

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A passionate advocate for financial inclusion and economic development in emerging markets, Carmelle founded EMTECH, a NY-based Fintech, to help Central Banks around the world with adopting modern technologies to provide financial inclusion by design and develop resilient financial market infrastructures. Carmelle is an experienced Finance and Business Leader in the Enterprise IT sector, with specializations in the Financial Services and Blockchain Technologies. A passionate advocate for financial inclusion and economic development. For the last 3 years, Carmelle worked on Digital Currency technologies and strategies for the purpose of addressing financial inclusion and lowering the cost of cross border payments. After a 10-year career at IBM in Corporate Finance/Treasury and Software Business Development Executive, Carmelle is now a sought-after thought leader and innovator in financial services, central banking technology and blockchain with the mission of providing everyone access to a digital cash infrastructure. Carmelle engages with Central Banks from Africa to the Caribbean to enable their transition to the digital currency era in an inclusive way. She earned her Executive MBA from New York University and was also named NYC Fintech Women’s Inspiring Fintech Females 2019.

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