Astyanax spent more than 12 years in Finance and Consulting, most recently as Associate Partner in McKinsey before founding norbloc in 2016. He was previously Chief Commercial Officer in KnCGroup, the bitcoin blockchain pioneer, and Chairman of the Board in XBT Provider, the global leader in cryptocurrency ETNs.

Astyanax holds a BSc. In Computer Science and Electronic Engineering from University College London, an MSc in Advanced Computing from Imperial College, an MSc in Information Systems Management from London School of Economics and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Fireside Chat: KYC in a Decentralized World

20/04/2022 / 11:05 - 11:25

In a world where KYC compliance costs and complexity are increasing, using blockchain technology can make KYC processes faster, more cost-effective and safer. norbloc is on a worldwide mission to solve KYC problems using blockchain technology for financial institutions and banks. We will discuss with Astyanax Kanankakis, CEO and co-founder at norbloc, the progress on that quest as well as how KYC is changing in an ever more distributed world.