By alphabetical order
Senior Manager, Blockchain & Payment – DT&I
Country Head, Japan
Experienced Country Leader in Fintech and Financial Services Sector – areas of expertise include General Management/Country Head, Corporate strategy & implementation, Sales and acquisition of clients/partners, Relationship management/business development with existing clients/partners, Product development & launch, Pricing strategy & execution, Marketing (including digital), Regulatory matters (including licensing), Compliance, Re-engineering/optimization for business and organization, and Talent acquisition/putting a team together (from scratch).
Chairman & Executive Director
BM Intelligence Group
Founder & CEO
Mr. Samson Lee (or Sam), is a prominent entrepreneur and FinTech executive. He is also a board advisor, independent/non-executive director, public speaker, lecturer, corporate trainer and private investor. He has been a keynote speaker and expert panelist at over 50 international conferences, regional meetings and corporate events. His vision is to bring wealth inclusion and improve economic inequality in the world by diminishing the boundaries among nations and connecting isolated economies through financial technology and innovation.
Currently, Mr. Lee is the Founder & CEO of Coinstreet Partners, Honorary Guest Lecturer & Fintech and Blockchain Committee of Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (EDC), Independent Director of DSS (NYSE:DSS), Vice President of Blockchain Applications & Investment Alliance, Founding Chairman of Belt & Road TechFin Association, Chief Crypto-Economic Advisor of Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange as well as Co-Founder of The STO Lab, BMI-Coinstreet Digital (BC Digital), STO Global-X, Ethereum South China Community, and the Asia Pacific Digital Economy Institute.
Senior Product Manager
Delivering business strategy, market entry and advisory solutions to the FinTech market thanks to over 20 years in capital markets and international finance.
FSS & Blockchain Solution
Dr. Sachiko Yoshihama is a senior manager at IBM Research – Tokyo, and leads a team that focuses on financial and blockchain solutions. Her research interest is to bring advanced concepts and technologies to practice and address real-world problems to transform industries. She served as a technical leader and advisor in a number of blockchain projects with clients in Japan and Asia. She joined IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in 2001, and then moved to IBM Research – Tokyo in 2003 and worked on research in information security technologies, including trusted computing, information flow control, and Web security. She served as a technology innovation leader at IBM Research Global Labs HQ in Shanghai in 2012, and helped define research strategies for developing countries. She received Ph.D from Yokoma National University in 2010. She is a member of ACM and a senior member of Information Processing Society of Japan.
Mid Year TADS Awards Tokyo
For TADS Awards 2021, a special mid-year awards will be hosted in Japan in June. Winners from the mid-year awards will automatically qualify as finalists in the year-end awards that will be hosted later in November 2021 in Hong Kong. The year-end awards will be a full-scale awards ceremony with a total of ten winners selected from two awards categories (five awards for each category) with the newly added NFT Token Award and NFT Platform Award. In addition, numerous a number of Rising Stars Awards have been created to encourage start-up companies and recognize innovative proof-of-concept projects in these industries
Mid Year TADS Awards Tokyo presents two awards in total for the each Award Categories:
|BEST OF CLASS TADS|
(for asset issuers)
|Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank|
(for service providers)