2020 Awards

What is TADS Awards

The tokenized assets industry is a game-changer. The World Economic Forum forecasts that by 2027, 10% of the world’s GDP will be tokenized — with an estimated market capitalization of US$24 trillion.

The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards (“TADS Awards”) is the world’s first annual international awards for Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities sector. It celebrates this industry by recognizing and honoring significant contributions and distinguished achievements worldwide. Hosted annually, the TADS Awards brings together individuals and businesses to share the energy that tokenization brings to the financial sector.

TADS Awards also aims to nurture the growth of these specific industries by jointly establishing “best practices” and setting “measuring standards” for high-quality tokenized assets and digitized securities, together with other industry leaders on the global market.

Award Categories

The TADS Awards presents ten (10) awards in total for the two Award Categories (that is, five awards for each category):

Best of Class TADS
(for asset issuers)
Equity-Backed Token
Asset-Backed Token
Tokenized Debt Token
Income-Based Token
ESG / SDG Token
Eco-System Excellence
(for service providers)
KYC / Compliance
Token Issuance
Digital Custodian
Security Token Exchange
Digital Asset Management

Steering Committee

By alphabetical order

Chris Carlin

Chris Carlin

Head of Alliances, Redistribution Solutions and Data Products, Asia
Morningstar

Nitin Guar

Nitin Gaur

Director, IBM Financial Sciences and Digital Assets
IBM

Peter Koo

Peter Koo

APAC Leader, IT & Specialized Assurance
Deloitte

Stephen Law

Stephen Law

Managing Director
ANS Capital

Juwan Lee

Juwan Lee

Founder & CEO
Nexchange

Samson Lee

Samson Lee

Founder & CEO
Coinstreet Partners

Martin Sabine

Martin Sabine

Chairman
Somerley Capital

Suresh Sharma

Suresh Sharma

Entrepreneur-In-Residence
Georgia Tech
(Georgia Institute of Technology)

Peter Yan

Peter Yan

Chief Executive Officer
Hong Kong Cyberport

Co-organizers

Asia Pacific Digital Economy Institute

NexChange

Coinstreet Partners

STO Lab

Global Ambassadors

South Korea

South Korea

Sonny Kwon

Founder & CEO
TokenPost

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Wayne Trench

Chief Executive Officer of OSL

Singapore

Singapore

Branson Lee

CEO
ECXX.com

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Simon Barnby

CMO
Archax

Kokila Alagh

UAE

Kokila Alagh

Founder & CEO
KARM Legal Consultant

Germany

Germany

Al Ewers

Co-founder
Potrero Capital

USA

USA

Xiaochen Zhang

Founder & CEO
Fintech4Good

Switzerland

Switzerland

Jerome Schonbachler

Founder
The MFO

India

India

Neha Soni

Founder & CEO
Corum8

Canada

Canada

Chris Carl

President & CEO
DigiMax
Global Solutions

Japan

Japan

Junya Yamamoto

CEO
Binarystar

China

China

Alyssa Tsai

Founder & CEO
PANONY

Hong Kong

Joanne Wong

Founder & CEO
BMI Intelligence

Italy

Italy

Alessandro Loprieno

Founder
WeShort

Singapore

Singapore

Tuhina Singh

CEO & Co-founder
Propine

China

China

Doer Qu

CEO
Magic Circle Tech Ltd