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EDAS will feature world-renowned financial experts to provide you with valuable and practical advice on how to manage and account for this new asset class.

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Pat White
CEO + Co-Founder

Pat White

CEO + Co-Founder


Pat White is the co-founder and CEO of Bitwave, a software platform that provides cryptocurrency accounting, tax tracking, bookkeeping, DeFi ROI monitoring, and crypto AR/AP services for enterprise businesses.

With over ten years of experience building enterprise software at companies such as Intuit, Microsoft, Five9, and Fortify Software (now HP Security). In 2009, Pat launched Ally Software, an enterprise software consulting firm, which he ran for three years before creating Synata, an enterprise search engine in 2012. In 2016, Synata was acquired by Cisco.

Pat has contributed code to Bitcoin, Ethereum, and several other cryptocurrency projects. He is a co-host of The DeFi Daily podcast and a graduate of the University of Southern California.o

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Amy Kalnoki
COO + Co-Founder

Amy Kalnoki

Co-Founder + COO

Amy is a serial entrepreneur and technology industry veteran with expertise in enterprise software sales, accounting, and cryptocurrencies.

In 2018, she co-founded Bitwave, a software platform that provides cryptocurrency accounting, tax tracking, bookkeeping, DeFi ROI monitoring, and crypto AR/AP services for enterprise businesses. Before this, she co-founded Synata, an enterprise search engine that was acquired by Cisco in 2016.

She is passionate about cryptocurrency and the potential for blockchain technology to change the world.

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Mackenzie Patel
CEO + Partner

Mackenzie Patel

CEO + Partner

Mackenzie Patel is a CPA and crypto accountant. She got her start leading crypto revenue accounting at Figment, a validator on over 60 proof of stake networks (Ethereum included!).

She also works part-time as an accountant for dOrg, a web3 blockchain development DAO. Mackenzie and her partner Courtney are launching Hash Basis CPA in 2023.

Hash Basis a full-service, crypto native accounting firm that will help clients wrangle and account for their crypto activity properly. Mackenzie lives in San Francisco and loves herbal tea, especially turmeric ginger and valerian dream.

Joao Reginatto

VP, Product Management

Joao Reginatto is VP, Product Management at Circle, where he leads the stablecoins product team.

Joao has over 20 years of experience in the tech industry, leading product and engineering teams across the US, Europe, and Latin America. Joao joined Circle in 2015 and led the build out of USDC.

Joao holds an MBA from EMLYON Business School in France and a Bachelor in Computer Science from UFRGS in Brazil.

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VP, Product Management
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Betsabe Botaitis
CFO + Treasurer

Betsabe Botaitis

CFO + Treasurer


Betsabe is a global growth, accomplished strategist and fintech executive with over 15 years of experience ranging from large financial institutions, fintech companies to blockchain and cryptocurrency startups and Layer 1.

Currently, Betsabe serves as the CFO and Treasure for Hedera, the number one enterprise blockchain governed by leading organizations around the world. Prior to joining Hedera, she held various senior positions at renowned and leading-edge companies, including Uplift (leading BNPL in travel), Kueski (Mexico’s largest BNPL), Lending Club, and Citigroup, at Citi Community Development and Financial Inclusion.

Betsabe has developed a clear vision and roadmap for digital transformation in Finance and Accounting and has led this digital journey at several companies. Above all, Betsabe is a passionate advocate for economic equality and the advancement of Latinos in global business. Her interest and work in blockchain started in 2016. It was the perfect evolution on her quest to find technologies that could help advance financial inclusion and create market efficiencies.

Rob Massey

Partner - Global & US Tax Blockchain & Digital Assets Leader

Rob Massey has more than 20 years of professional experience in tax consulting for technology companies. Since 2013, he has focused on blockchain, digital assets, cryptocurrency and tokenization. He serves companies throughout the blockchain ecosystem inclusive of investors, miners, staking providers, payment processing, wallet hosting, exchanges, hedge funds, tokenization and protocol development. Rob leads Deloitte’s blockchain efforts in tax for the global firm.on

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Rob Massey
Partner - Global & US Tax Blockchain & Digital Assets Leader

Liron Tenzer

Senior Director of Finance + Accounting

Liron is an adept CPA with over 15 years of experience spanning big four accounting firms, corporate banking, to blockchain and cryptocurrency startups.

In her current role, Liron is the Senior Director of Finance and Accounting for Aleo, a startup focused on blockchain privacy backed by leading investors. She previously held leadership roles at ClearX, Citibank, Bank Leumi, and EY.

Liron has inspired exceptional performance through servant leadership during her career, enabling companies to achieve their mission. Liron pivoted into blockchain in 2018 to make an impact on this innovative and rapidly evolving industry. With blockchain technology still being in early stages, Liron sees opportunities to increase trust and safety and make blockchain widely available to mainstream industries.

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Liron Tenzer
Senior Director of Finance + Accounting

Carlos Arena


Director, Digital Assets

Carlos Arena is the Director for Digital Assets at Google Cloud. Carlos leads the business development and strategy for the Digital Assets team and the blockchain ecosystem.  His responsibilities include widening the ecosystem of Web3 users, developers and partners. Formerly, Carlos was the Global Head of Banking Sales at R3, where he was responsible for the deployment of enterprise blockchain applications in regulated financial institutions.  

Before R3, Carlos worked at Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank in their FX and Interest Rate derivatives desks. Carlos holds a Bachelors in Business Administration and a Master in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and represented Mexico in swimming at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.

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Carlos Arena
Director, Digital Assets

Ian Lee

Founding Team | Director - Global Partnerships + Strategic Accounts

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Ian Lee
Founding Team |
Director, Global Partnerships + Strategic Accounts

Betsy Hart

Partner, Financial Consulting

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Betsy Hart
Partner, Financial Consulting

Megan Knab

CEO

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Megan Knab
CEO

Emily Cheshire

Segment Leader, Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

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Emily Cheshire
Segment Leader, Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

Mel Comer

Co-Founder + CEO

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Mel Comer
Co-Founder + CEO

Christophe
Fonteneau

Co-Founder, Head of
Business Development +
Strategic Partnerships

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Christophe
Fonteneau
Co-Founder, Head of
Business Development +
Strategic Partnerships

Mark Li

Partner - West Region Blockchain and Digital Assets Leader



Based in San Francisco, Mark is an Audit Partner and Grant Thornton's West Region Blockchain and Digital Assets Leader. He has 20+ years of experience in public accounting and private industry, 16 of which were with Deloitte. Mark has experience serving blockchain and cryptocurrency companies, including exchanges, trading platforms, wallets, custodians, miners, crypto investment funds (PE, VC, HF), stablecoin and token issuers as well as fintech / technology companies, including software, SaaS, marketplace platform, B2B, B2C, internet, payments, gift cards and specialty lending. Mark is experienced in serving pre-IPO early-stage, venture-backed technology companies as well as public technology companies and has knowledge in all aspects of the SEC registration process from IPOs to follow-on offerings to public company reporting.

Mark holds an active CPA license in California and is also an adjunct accounting professor at San Francisco State University and a board member with Accounting Blockchain Coalition, a non-profit blockchain and digital assets organization.

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Mark Li
Partner - West Region Blockchain and Digital Assets Leader

Tina Russell

Financial Controller

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Tina Russell
Financial Controller

Flavien Defraire

Director, Global Development

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Flavien Defraire
Director, Global Development

Mary Kauffman

Head of Finance + Accounting

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Mary Kauffman
Head of Finance + Accounting

Jesse Kao

Head of Finance at Gauntlet
Networks

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Jesse Kao
Head of Finance

Nitin Gaur

Managing Director

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Nitin Gaur
Managing Director

Ekene Uzoma

VP, Product Manager

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Ekene Uzoma
VP, Product Manager

MikeReed

VP, Digital Assets Strategic Partnerships

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Mike Reed
VP, Digital Assets Strategic Partnerships

Anthony Tuths

Tax Principal

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Anthony Tuths
Tax Principal

Jason Bui

Director

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Jason Bui
Director

Sania Mushir

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Sania Mushir
Director - Deal Advisory & Strategy

Jessie Luna

Senior Solution Consultant

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Jessie Luna
Senior Solution Consultant

Ron Quaranta

Chairman + CEO

Ron possesses over three decades of experience in the global financial services and technology industries. He currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, the world’s leading non-profit trade association promoting the comprehensive adoption of blockchain technology and cryptoassets across global markets. Prior to this, Ron served as Chief Executive Officer of DerivaTrust Technologies, a pioneering software and technology firm for financial market participants.

Ron is the editor and contributing author of the book “Blockchain in Financial Markets and Beyond: Challenges and Applications”, published Risk Books, as well as contributing author to “Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation 2019-2023”, published annually by Global Legal Insights. He was named to the Top 100 Most Influential People in the Accounting Industry by Accounting Today and is the Lead Author for the ISACA Blockchain Framework as well as a member of the ISACA Emerging Technology Advisory Group. He is a frequent guest of major media outlets, including Bloomberg Radio, and is a sought-after speaker and writer regarding financial technology and innovation. Ron also serves as an advisor to multiple startups and corporations focused on fintech innovation and blockchain technology.

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Ron Quaranta
Chairman + CEO

David Byrd

Partner | Assurance Blockchain Strategy Leader

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David Byrd
Partner | Assurance Blockchain Strategy Leader

Devin Eldridge

Chief Strategy Officer

Devin is a seasoned professional with a background in accounting and a passion for entrepreneurship.

He has a proven track record in building and scaling high-growth companies and has extensive experience in the digital asset industry. He has been a part of several successful ventures, including founding a technology marketplace in the real estate sector and serving as COO of RADAR, where they developed category-defining products in the DeFi space before selling to Core Scientific and listing on NASDAQ. He has also attracted venture capital investment from prestigious investors and been part of successful acquisitions. His expertise lies in business operations, particularly in the digital asset industry, and he is passionate about sharing his knowledge and experience through mentorship and advising early-stage companies.

At Bitwave, Devin is responsible for helping to unlock digital assets for enterprise finance. The goal of the company is to provide financial solutions to enable companies to succeed in a world of cryptocurrency. Bitwave has taxation and accounting capabilities, as well as expertise in workflow and process management, which allows it to provide its users with the most efficient and cost-effective solutions for their digital asset financial stack.

As Chief Strategy Officer at Bitwave, Devin is responsible for investor relations, positioning, and other strategic initiatives. This involves working with executives and senior stakeholders to create financial strategies that support the company's long-term growth objectives. He is also responsible for creating data-driven strategies that drive customer engagement and revenue growth.

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Devin Eldridge
Chief Strategy Officer

Harry Shurek

Founder and Managing Partner

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Harry Shurek
Founder and Managing Partner

Mike Andrusko

Managing Director

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Mike Andrusko
Managing Director

Ore Phillips

Chief Customer Officer

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Ore Philips
Chief Customer Officer

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Agenda at a Glance




8:00 AM

9:00 AM

9:10 AM

9:25 AM

9:50 AM


10:15 AM

10:40 AM

11:05 AM


11:20 AM


11:40 AM

12:00 PM


MORNING SESSIONS

Breakfast

Opening Keynote (Bitwave)

FASB Update

Digital Asset Taxes

Panel: What's New, What's Next in NFTs

Deferred Revenue Accounting

Break/Networking

2023: The Year of Blockchain Payments

Fireside: Institutional Adoption in Digital Assets

Corporate Treasury and DeFi

Lunch



1:00 PM



1:30 PM



1:50 PM


2:20 PM




2:40 PM


3:15 PM

3:40 PM

4:00 PM


4:15 PM


5:00 PM

AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Ready, Set, Audit! Setting Up Your Company for a Successful Audit

Blockchain Gaming Trends – The Accounting Challenges Continue!

Crypto CPA and Outsourced Bookkeeper Panel

Unique Accounting Considerations: Fair Value Measurement, Crypto Lending, and More!

The Future of Digital Asset InfrasTructure

Break/Networking

Updates from EY

General Ledgers and Crypto: What Are the Challenges

Closing Remarks: State of The Digital Asset Industry

Happy Hour



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What's included?

Full-day of exclusive content
(keynote, panel discussions, fireside chats)
Networking breakfast and lunch with industry peers
Access to demos and discounts from
industry-leading EDAS sponsors
Continuing Professional Education (CPE)
credits available
Networking Happy Hour
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FAQs

Who should attend EDAS?

Now in its second year, EDAS attracts a niche gathering of forward-thinking enterprise teams who want to better understand the complexities of digital asset accounting.

Accounting and finance teams, as well as operational and audit professionals will leave EDAS with a stronger community network and a wealth of new, actionable information to support the digital asset class.

The crypto world moves fast. Get the most up-to-date knowledge at EDAS.

How much are tickets? 

General admission tickets are $499. Each registered attendee will have full access to the event, which is catered and includes access to our evening happy hour.

Discounted tickets available for current Bitwave customers, Partners and Certified Users. Please reach out to your Bitwave representative for more.

Are travel and accommodation provided?

EDAS attendees are responsible for travel and accommodations. All event activities will be on-site at the Fairmont Hotel.

Protip: Many attendees are also planning to join the Consensus 2023 conference, which begins the following day in Austin.

Who organizes EDAS?


The event is organized and produced by Bitwave, the leading enterprise accounting platform for digital assets.

Learn more about Bitwave - and how it manages the intersection of cryptocurrency tax, accounting, and compliance.

How do I sponsor EDAS? 

For sponsorship package details, please submit a request here.

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