David Orban was an early adopter of Bitcoin in 2010 and Ethereum at its launch in 2014. He is the Managing Advisor for the blockchain advisory firm, Beyond Enterprizes. Orban serves on the Faculty of and acts as Advisor to the Singularity University, at the NASA Research Park. He is the author of Something New, on artificial intelligence, available in English, Italian, and Spanish. As a speaker, Orban has given over 100 talks worldwide. He is a mentor for the Thiel Fellowship, a Scientific Advisory Board Member for the Lifeboat Foundation, and an Advisor to the Institute of Ethics and Emergent Technologies. He was the Chairman of the Board, and is an Advisor to Humanity+, promoting scientific advancement and emerging innovation for social impact. David Orban’s personal motto is “What is the question I should be asking?” to help build a better world.
Derek Zanutto is General Partner CapitalG where he focuses on investments in enterprise software. Derek has led a number of investments at CapitalG, including Armis, Collibra and Dataiku, and he serves on multiple boards of directors. Prior to joining CapitalG, Derek helped lead technology investments for 10 years at TPG, Hellman & Friedman and GIC, including investments in Uber, Airbnb, Lynda.com and CAA. Derek started his career at Morgan Stanley. Derek holds an AB from Harvard College and an MBA with High Distinction from the Harvard Business School where he graduated as a Baker Scholar.