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Iliana Oris Valiente, CPA, CA

Iliana Oris Valiente, CPA, CA, CBP (Certified Bitcoin Professional) is widely credited for being a trailblazer in the blockchain space, having been among the first to recognize the tremendous impact of this traditionally "hacker" technology on the enterprise world. Her focus has been on exponential technology, entrepreneurship and bridging the gap between the corporate world and the start-up communities. Prior to founding ColliderX, Iliana was the catalyst in getting Deloitte actively involved with all things blockchain, and founded the Rubix by Deloitte Blockchain practice in 2014. Iliana has experience providing advisory services and has overseen projects to conceptualize and prototype proof-of-concepts related to the impact of blockchain technology across industries, with a focus on FSI, Healthcare and the Public Sector. Iliana has strong views on how the network effects of this technology will impact multiple industry verticals, and how it will radically change status quo business models. Iliana is a sought after speaker, having presented at a number of North American and European conferences and events.