Ilan Melendez stands as a beacon in the blockchain domain, especially within the Latin American and Caribbean regions. Serving as the Regional Leader of LACChain, an initiative steered by the Innovation Laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (BID Lab), he is instrumental in establishing a blockchain platform as a public asset for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Boasting over 15 years as a blockchain consultant, Melendez has championed numerous projects throughout the region, touching upon areas like vaccine transparency, verifiable credentials, educational titles, financial markets, and government initiatives. His academic prowess is evident as a Software Engineer and Business Administrator, further enriched with an MBA in Banking and Finance. He's also a certified Project Manager, proficient in both waterfall and agile methodologies.
His relentless commitment to project management, networking, and leading high-performance teams has positioned him at the helm of LACNet's growth, orchestrating the blockchain networks under LACChain.
Melendez's dedication resonates with the core values of Costa Rica, a nation celebrated for its sustainability initiatives. At Blockchain Jungle 2023, attendees will have the privilege to hear from Melendez about the convergence of blockchain technology, sustainability, and the pivotal role of Latin America in this dynamic sector.
Join Blockchain Jungle 2023 to be enlightened by Ilan Melendez, a trailblazer shaping the trajectory of blockchain in Latin America and the Caribbean, exemplifying the harmonious blend of technology and sustainability.