Perkins Coie LLP, Deloitte and Token Fest cordially invite you to attend the inaugural Blockchain: Powered by Women event on March 14, 2018 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom. This event will explore the latest trends and topics in blockchain seen through the eyes of women leaders in the blockchain and fintech industries.


Wednesday, March 14, 2018
4:30 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.


Alison Davis - Alison is a board member for Blockchain Capital, a venture and private equity fund headquartered in San Francisco that invests in Blockchain related entities and technologies. She is an investor in that space personally. She also chairs the technology committee of the Board of Royal Bank of Scotland; it focuses on understanding implications of emerging technologies, including Blockchain, for financial services. She is also passionate about helping women succeed and is involved in a broad number of initiatives supporting women in business more generally.

Jessica Groopman - Jessica Groopman is an industry analyst and founding partner at Kaleido Insights, a research and advisory firm specializing in emerging technology and enterprise innovation. She leads Kaleido’s automation practice, conducting research on blockchain, AI and IoT. Jessica is a frequent speaker at IoT industry events and media outlets, and has served as a contributing member of the International IoT Council, IEEE’s Internet of Things Group and FC Business Intelligence’s IoT Nexus Advisory Board.

Dawn Newton - Founder and chief operating officer of Netki, Inc., Dawn has 20+ years of experience in operations management of tech startups and is an industry expert in rapidly scaling support and billing teams. She was recently named one of L.A.’s Women of Influence by the Business Journal, and one of the Power Women in FinTech by InnoTribe.

Monica Quaintance - Monica Quaintance leads Engineering and Adoption Strategy at Kadena. She is the former technology lead of the Data Engineering and Infrastructure team at Rent the Runway and a former Qualitative Analytics Engineer at the SEC. Prior to that, Monica securitized and restructured commercial real estate assets in the Investment Banking group at Cushman and Wakefield. Monica has degrees in Statistics and Probability as well as Economics from Columbia University.

For more information, please contact Michelle O’Connor


4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Beer, Wine & Champagne
5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.- Conversation with Interactive Panel
6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.- Hors d’oeuvres & Libations


Julia Morgan Ballroom
465 California St
San Francisco, CA 94104

The event supports Deloitte, Perkins Coie and Token Fest’s diversity initiatives.

Deloitte’s SheXO Club provides women holding managerial and executive positions an opportunity for regular thought exchange, development of leadership skills and networking.

Perkins Coie LLP’s Le[a]dbetter® program, inspired by the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, is an innovative educational, networking and alternative fee arrangement program designed to offer support to companies in the startup ecosystem that demonstrate inclusion and business leadership diversity in their executive suite.

Token Fest is an exclusive, two-day networking event focused on the business and technology of tokenization and is proud to support the advancement of women in blockchain through Blockchain: Powered by Women as well as striving for an all-inclusive agenda. Token Fest brings together business professionals from blockchain based enterprises including CEOs, end users, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, investors, regulators, attorneys & developers to network and collaborate on topics.

Blockchain Hosts: Deloitte | Token Fest | Perkins Coie