CHIMEZIE CHUTA, is an Advisory Board Member at Kinesis Money, Caymans, formally Regional Director for Africa at Paxful Inc.
He is the Founder of Blockchain Nigeria User Group, Protem Chairman of Organization of Blockchain Technology Users (OBTU). He is the Africa Lead, Technology & Innovation at Blockspace Africa Technologies and CEO of both Techbuild Innovation Partners and Lagos DrupalVersity.
In addition to his vast portfolio of businesses, he is also the author of a series of books including; Seizing Opportunities in Blockchain and Digital Currency, Revolution: A Handbook for Enthusiasts and The Building Blocks of Blockchain StartUP Entrepreneurs.
He is a regular speaker at various blockchain, cryptocurrency, and technology conferences both locally and internationally. As a Certified Technology Innovation Expert, he plays a key role in organizing Nigeria’s biggest Blockchain and Cryptocurrency events.
Chimezie has been an open-source advocate and a Drupal Evangelist for 9 years with current openSource enthusiasm expanding to 3D Printing and UAVs.
With his involvement as a community lead organizer, he is involved in a number of industry-government projects working towards technology innovation. This includes being a member of Nigeria Capital Market, a roadmap Fintech Committee set up by SEC Nigeria. Member of Government Blockchain Association (GBA), member Blockchain Group, Africa Progress Group (APG), member Fintech Association of Nigeria.