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[SOLD OUT] AMCHAM Blockchain Committee Meeting

Friday, April 22, 2022

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

* Lunch will be provided


Four Seasons Hotel, Nuri Ballroom 1 (6Fl.)

The AMCHAM Blockchain Committee is pleased to invite you to a special committee meeting to discuss the future of the blockchain ecosystem as a driver of economic growth, job creation, and global investment.

Topics of discussion
- Blockchain technology & new trends
- Positioning Korea as a regional hub/center for excellence
- Cryptocurrency adoption by global institutional investors

The meeting will be held in an open discussion format with opportunities for members to ask questions, share insights, and provide direction on topics to explore in future events.

*This event is limited to AMCHAM member companies only.
No refund after the RSVP deadline.


TOPIC Exploring the Blockchain Ecosystem in Korea
COST KRW 50,000 for members
KRW 50,000 for non-members (My company is an AMCHAM member)
Noon, Wednesday, April 20, 2022

About the Speaker

Sirgoo Lee, CEO, Dunamu

Sirgoo Lee is the CEO of Dunamu Inc., which operates the Upbit digital-asset exchange. He was previously the Chief Director of the Digital Strategy Division at JoongAng Media Network, and also served as the Co-Chief Executive Officer at Kakao Corp. and Chief Executive Officer at NHN USA Inc.

Sirgoo has a B.A in East Asian History from Seoul National University, an M.A degree in Chinese History from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a J.D from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon.

Patrick Yoon, General Manager, Crypto.com Korea

Patrick Yoon is the General Manager of South Korea at Crypto.com, the world's fastest-growing virtual asset platform. With a verified track record in the Korean financial industry, he is leading Crypto.com's South Korea business by meeting the needs of customers and adhering to regulatory standards and practices.

Before joining Crypto.com, he served as Country Manager of Visa Korea and Mongolia for the last 3 years, building sustainable business growth through collaboration with key stakeholders in the Korean financial industry including regulatory bodies and financial institutions. He has played an instrumental role in expanding the global influence of Visa’s partners ranging from traditional finance companies to big tech and fintech players. Earlier in his career, Patrick served in senior local and global roles with Standard Chartered Bank in Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.

Joonkee Hong, Korea Country Head, Cumberland

Joonkee Hong is head of Cumberland Korea LLC, which is a subsidiary of Cumberland DRW, headquartered in Chicago, USA. Cumberland DRW is globally one of the largest OTC and principal trading firm of crypto assets. Joonkee has 30 years of traditional finance background before joining Cumberland DRW in mid-2018.

His previous roles include Asia head of Global Finance at Lehman Brothers and Nomura, Global head of emerging market derivatives at UBS Investment Bank, Korea country head of UBS Group AG and non-executive director of the board at Kakaobank. He served as a council member of various Korean government entities such as Blue House, MoEF, FSS, FSC and Bank of Korea. He graduated from MIT (Massachusetts Institutes of Technology) with BS and MS in Chemical Engineering, and MS in Management.


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