Eric Van der Kleij
Eric is Chief Executive of one of London’s leading Blockchain, AI and Fintech hubs – FrontierNetwork.com and cofounder of the Covid-native ‘EdenBase’ supergrowth ecosystem – launching Summer 2020. He is Chairman of quantum-safe data security company Keybox.co, and distributed ledger Activeledger.io. Eric is known as a pioneering Fintech and Blockchain entrepreneur who created some of the most influential ecosystems and hubs in the industry such as the famous Level39 Fintech hub in Canary Wharf, and the Tech City (now Tech Nation) initiative for the U.K. Government. Eric’s government rolewas reporting to the Department for International Trade and No10 Downing St on tech policy and advocacy, where he created the strategy for the Tech City (now Technation.io) initiative. He continued to serve for a number of years as Honorary Chairman of the UK Government’s Global Entrepreneur Programme Advisory Group and is currenly a volunteer Advisory Board member of Tech London Advocates.