Alexis Ohanian, David Schwartz & More to Keynote Apex

Today, we’re thrilled to announce the keynote audio system for Apex, the inaugural XRP Ledger (XRPL) developer summit hosted in partnership with the XRP Ledger Foundation. 

Alexis Ohanian, Founder, Seven Seven Six

Seven Seven Six founder Alexis Ohanian will take the stage in Las Vegas on Sept. 29 for a hearth chat with Ripple GM Monica Long. With firsthand data fostering digital communities because the co-founder of Reddit, Alexis believes blockchain can do exactly that in the identical manner we noticed with the web—and we couldn’t be extra excited to have him at Apex. 

David Schwartz, Co-Creator, XRP Ledger

One of probably the most revered voices within the crypto group, David Schwartz (aka “JoelKatz”) will take the stage at Apex to share his ideas on the continued evolution of the XRP Ledger. As one of many unique architects of the XRPL and now CTO of Ripple, David isn’t any stranger to the builders, tasks and options that make the XRPL what it’s right this moment: quick, energy-efficient, and constructed to assist tokens of every kind. 

Wietse Wind, BDLF, XRPL Labs

Having already established a profitable profession in programming, Wietse Wind found the XRP Ledger in 2016 and was excited by its effectivity, accessibility and on-ledger performance—together with its built-in DEX. From there, he started growing code and instruments for the XRP group and by 2019, based XRPL Labs via which he publishes open-source libraries and client functions on the XRPL.

Monica Long, GM of RippleX, Ripple 

At Ripple, Monica Long leads RippleX—which offers expertise, packages and companies to builders constructing on the XRP Ledger. Monica has been instrumental in driving the institutional funds use case and dealing with the rising developer group to assist extra use instances for XRPL on this function. She’ll be kicking off Apex to offer the opening keynote, in addition to the closing keynote on Day 2.

XRPL Developer Spotlight

Apex attendees will hear immediately from the builders, validators and tasks contributing to the rising XRPL group similar to Thomas Silkjær of xrplorer, Dr. J Scott Branson of Cabbit Technology and Enej Pungerčar of GateHub. Open-source tasks funded via the XRPL Grants program may also take the highlight, giving attendees a primary have a look at the winners and honorees. 

Join the XRPL Community at Apex

The two-day celebration of all issues XRP Ledger will cowl subjects associated however not restricted to: tokenization, good contracts, decentralized finance (DeFi) and developer tooling. Whether you’re a newbie, intermediate, or knowledgeable, all builders are inspired to hitch nearly. Developers eager to attend in-person in Las Vegas or Tallinn will probably be required to request an invite by September 10, 2021 as area will probably be restricted. 

Interested in talking at Apex? Head to right this moment to use earlier than Friday, August 27. 

Health and security discover: We are monitoring public well being steerage regarding in-person occasions. We will proceed to observe and make any needed adjustments because the scenario evolves. If the in-person occasion must be canceled as a result of steerage from public well being authorities, the occasion will probably be absolutely digital.

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