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Co-Founder & VP of Product at Convex Labs & Founder at Stanford Blockchain Accelerator

Kun Peng

Kun is Co-Founder and VP of Product at Convex Labs. He is getting a master’s degree in Management Science & Engineering at Stanford. Kun founded the Stanford Blockchain Accelerator program, which helped incubate many Stanford crypto startups with over 50 million dollars raised in aggregate. Before founding Convex Labs, Kun previously worked on a decentralized crypto index management platform, launched several NFT projects on the side, also worked as a part-time product manager in Layer 1 projects in 2018. Kun was born in China and raised in Argentina. He is knowledgeable and well-connected in both the Latin American and Asian crypto ecosystems. Kun is interested to help and mentor students who want to launch startups in web3.

Founder and CEO at IronMill

Aaron Greeblatt, PhD

Dr. Greenblatt holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, where he received the NDSEG, NSF, and Maitra-Luther Graduate Fellowships. Greenblatt holds 5 patents / patents pending and has published peer-reviewed papers in multiple respected venues, including Information Sciences, IEEE, AES, and SPIE. Dr. Greenblatt founded multiple companies, focusing on computing infrastructure deployments, data management, and HIPAA compliance and data privacy. He also led machine learning efforts at the hedge fund Arrowgrass in New York and London. Dr. Greenblatt recently founded IronMill, a stealth startup focusing on decentralized computing in the blockchain infrastructure space. IronMill is a member of the Stanford Blockchain Accelerator.

 

President of the Stanford Blockchain Accelerator, Founder Head&Heart Capital

Gil Rosen

Gil is a Stanford GSB 2016 graduate, completing his second masters in Public Policy ('22), exploring the intersection of tech and policy. An Electrical/Computer engineer by training, Gil spent 15 years in data engineering during which he founded Eccella, built big data platforms for the IRS, JPMorgan, London Stock Exchange, Bausch&Lomb, Veteran Affairs, etc, grew to 100 employees and $10M ARR, and exited in 2017. Gil founded Head&Heart capital to invest in visionary founders and has over 45 early stage investments across crypto, fintech, healthtech, and sustainability in the US and LatAm. Gil has been investing and advising crypto projects since 2017 and as President of the SBA, he actively supports teams on strategy, GTM, and venture building. The 20 teams across the last two cohorts have gone on to raise $50MM+ from leading crypto VC’s.

Founding Partner of Blockchain Builders Fund

Steven Willinger

Steven is the Founding Partner of Blockchain Builders Fund and the Alumni Chair of the Stanford Blockchain Accelerator. Prior to joining, Steven was an investor and team lead at Coinbase Ventures. There he hired and mentored a team of investors, led where he had deep exposure into all aspects of the crypto ecosystem and supported hundreds of founders. Prior to Coinbase, Steven was an investor at Capital One, Product Manager at Blockstream, and wore many hats during his time at Google. Steven is also a prolific investor, advisor, miner, yield farmer, and everything else crypto. He’s a graduate of Stanford GSB’s MBA class of 2017.