Leveraging Bitcoin to Increase Marketing Opportunities
6:30pm-7:30pm: Networking - 7:30pm-8:30pm: Presentation
IGFA FISHING HALL OF FAME MUSEUM
300 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach, FL 33004
Directions I-95 Griffin Rd-East (just south of the Fort Lauderdale airport)
on how this crypto currency can boost your business’ bottom line.
accept payments worldwide for almost zero transaction fees. As compared to
traditional electronic payments methods, Bitcoin is faster, easier, and safer for
customers to use. Companies like Overstock.com receive significant revenues
from their Bitcoin sales. The list of merchants accepting Bitcoin is growing
every day, in almost every industry.
understanding of the technology. Join SFIMA’s panel of expert enthusiasts
moderated by Ilan Berkner, featuring South Florida bitcoin leaders, Gianni
D’Alerta, David Mondrus, Blake Trueblooed, and Chris DeRose to get in the
followed Bitcoin developments since 2011 and is
active in the South Florida Bitcoin community as
an investor and advocate. Ilan is a software executive
with extensive experience in engineering, product
development, Go-To-Market Strategies, Cloud, Mobile,
Big Data, Operations, and SEO. Most recently, Ilan was
Chief Technology Officer of Time4Learning, where
several successful web and mobile products were developed under his
leadership. Ilan is the founder and Managing Director of BerknerConsulting.com,
an IT and management consulting business based in Palm Beach Gardens.
Ilan is also the co-founder of the West Palm Beach Bitcoin Meetup group, which
meets monthly in downtown West Palm Beach.
business marketing fraternal men’s products and
works as a systems engineer for the Pedowitz Group.
When he is not writing code or maintaining complex
web systems, David mines Bitcoins and the latest
news surrounding this brand new form of currency.
This Columbia MBA graduate and founder of the
Bitcoin Association believes that Bitcoin holds the power to change humanity
for the better by creating jobs, driving economic growth, and propelling the
poor from poverty. Mondrus is also a regular contributor at Bitcoin magazine.
He supervises and mentors advertising and marketing
teams overseeing all aspects of new media, SEM and
SEO campaigns, creative and development, and results
tracking strategy. Gianni loves to get in front of
stakeholders, selling ideas that become successful
solutions. Gianni also considers himself a Bitcoin and
Crypto champion. Utilizing his years of marketing and
brand experience, Gianni creates solutions that build awareness and businesses
around Bitcoin and other Cryptographic math based technologies.
Trueblood Adam, P.L., a Florida based economic
development, commercial litigation and bankruptcy law firm.
Blake earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management
from Florida State University and his law degree from the
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. Blake has
also earned a Masters in Business Administration degree
from Nova Southeastern University. In the past few years,
Blake has become an avid Bitcoin enthusiast and advocate; speaking regularly on
the topic and advising businesses of all sizes in Bitcoin adoption and
software development and IT consulting firm “DeRose
Technologies.” As an avid technology enthusiast, Chris
has lead the South Florida community through the most
important Internet trends of the last decade. Chris took an
early interest in Bitcoin and continues to focus on its
significance in his practice and career. Today, Chris is the
lead organizer of the South Florida Bitcoin group, and holds
weekly meetings with local businesses and organizations to promote the technology,
and advance the cause of this new chapter in the development of the Internet.