Alex Fork is the CEO of the Humaniq project, a Banking 4.0 project designed to help lift the unbanked out of poverty in emerging economies. Humaniq is a combination of Blockchain, biometric identification technology, mobile and online banking. He is a member of the board at Bitcoin Foundation Russia, author of the book “Bitcoin. More than money” and the founder of the Future Fintech accelerator. Fork has been a speaker at numerous fintech conferences and in May 2016, he organised an Ethereum conference with Vlad Martynov (Ethereum advisory board) and Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum founder), which was attended by over 500 banking professionals.