DAO1 is a community-led decentralized ecosystem that promotes financial innovation in the the blockchain space. The first edition of DAO1 International Hackathon is an event where people with some of the best ideas for blockchain and DeFi products can come together and make them a reality.

Francesco Dell'Aga2ta Operations Advisor @ DAO1

Leo G

Chief Strategist @ DAO1

Focused on developing, deploying, communicating, executing, and sustaining strategic initiatives for DAO1.

Adrian Head of Partnerships @ DAO1

Adrian N.

Head of Partnerships

Extensive experience over 20 years building companies, coupled with a solid background in sales, marketing and business development. Focused on building and nurturing key strategic partnerships.

Noble A. DraKoln Hackathon Judge @ DAO1

Noble A. DraKoln

CoFounder @ BandRoyalty.com

Noble A. Drakoln is the co-founders of the successful NFT Music Startup, BandRoyalty.com. A company that merges NFTs with music royalties. He has been involved in multiple tech startups as a consultant, investor and director. In the early days of the conversion from paging to full digital cellular networks, from TDMA to CDMA, he successfully ran a venture that made mergers and acquisitions in the 900mHz, 150mHz, and 450mHz spectrum’s.
Mr. Drakoln is also the author of the books "Winning the Trading Game" and "Trade Like a Pro". A culmination a 28 year career being a part of futures/commodities industry since the age of seventeen.

Richard Judge @ DAO1

Richard M Holmes

DCEO & Founder @ Lolly Global Ltd

Richard is the CEO of Lolly, the personal, location-based and real-time marketing platform for local and global brands.

Richard’s career as founder, director and investor in ecommerce, social media, gaming, software development and video games publishing spans 25 years. He has designed and produced three $1 hit games in the UK charts, including Tactical Manager and Football Glory published by Black Legend, and over 400 further product launches worldwide.

Sunny Mohanty Hackathon Judge @ DAO1

Paolo Petrolini

Chief Product Officer @ Salarify

Paolo is an entrepreneur and product advisor with over 15 years of hands-on experience in product management and operations excellence. Prior to starting his entrepreneurial journey, Paolo worked at Google for over a decade, where he served as the Head of Trust & Safety in Central Europe, leading an international team of product specialists, data scientists and anti-abuse analysts.

He is the co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Salarify, the first earned wage access solution in continental Europe. Salarify is on a mission to turn salaries into smart tools, becoming a dynamic earned balance to be used by employees on a daily basis, reducing the needs of borrowing credit between paycycles.

Sunny Mohanty Hackathon Judge @ DAO1

Taryn Andersen

Co-Founder @ Impulse4women

Taryn Andersen is CEO and co-founder of Impulse4women, an international nonprofit organization operating both online and offline. Impulse4women's goal is to connect Female-led tech startups and Social Impact projects with investors, corporates, public – private institutions. They support at every stage of development providing the required tools and skills to increase the probability of funding, based on sector, business model, maturity, economics needs.

She is the Investor Relations Director of Telegraph Hill Venture Capital. They are investing in Cybersec, FinTech, Education Tech, Digital Tech, PropTech, Transportation, and early stages in US, Canada, Europe since 2008.