Toronto, CANADA; October 3, 2022 – The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) and MCI Canada, are excited to announce the finalists of the 2022 Web3 & Blockchain Transformation Awards (W3B Awards). Winners will be announced at the W3B Awards Gala on November 8, 2022 in Toronto as part of the W3B World conference.

This year we received a record-breaking number of submissions, representing a diverse and international community of blockchain researchers, leaders, innovators, builders, and service providers.  After careful deliberation, the W3B Awards judging panel has shortlisted 35 finalists in eleven award categories:

Blockchain Frontier Award Finalists
Anjum Khurshid, Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin
Horst Treiblmaier, Professor, Modul University Vienna
Phantom Seokgu Yun, Founder & CEO, MetaMUI-Sovereign Wallet

Blockchain Leadership Award Finalists

Industry Leadership subcategory:
Pradeep Goel, CEO, Solve.Care
Ted Katagi, President & CEO, Kenja K.K.
Roanie Levy, CEO, Prescient Innovations

Ecosystem Leadership subcategory:
Paul Brody, Global Blockchain Leader, EY
Heather Dahl, CEO, Indicio
Csilla Zsigri, VP Strategy, BTP

Advocacy & Education subcategory:
Suyash Bhatt, Senior Lecturer & Manager of Academics and Accreditation, Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Services
Dale Chrystie, Business Fellow & Blockchain Strategist, FedEx
Sonal Patel, Head of Operations, ConsenSys Mesh

Blockchain Entrepreneurship Award Finalists

Industry Solutions subcategory:
Patientory Inc

IT Infrastructure subcategory
Filecoin Foundation
Genesis Technologies
MetaMUI-Sovereign Wallet
ParallelChain Lab

Blockchain Services Award Finalists

System & Software Services subcategory
EY Global Blockchain Team

Data & Security Services subcategory

Enterprise Transformation Award Finalists

Enterprise Applications subcategory
Global Rockstar

Enterprise Ecosystems subcategory
Teck Resources
Verizon Global Technology Solutions

Blockchain for Good Award Finalists
GuildOne Inc
INDUSTRIA Technology and Rebalance Earth
myElth Inc

On behalf of the W3B Awards judging panel, we congratulate the award finalists and extend our thanks to everyone who submitted a nomination. We look forward to celebrating these achievements at the W3B Awards Gala in Toronto on November 8, where we will honor the exceptional leaders and innovators driving global Web3 and blockchain transformation.

About the Blockchain Research Institute

The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) is an independent, global think-tank dedicated to inspiring and preparing private and public-sector leaders to drive blockchain transformation. Funded by a member community of 100+ companies, government agencies, and technology platforms, the BRI brings together some of the world’s leading thinkers to undertake ground-breaking research on the strategic implications of blockchain technology, producing practical insights to help its members drive digital transformation across industries.

About MCI Canada

MCI is a global engagement and marketing agency that creates human-centric touch points that unleash the power of people. Firm believers in the power of building community since 1987, MCI is helping brands, associations and not-for-profit organizations solve their key people challenges through their expertise in live and virtual events, strategic digital communications, and consulting and community solutions. MCI Canada provides live and digital event & association services to influence, engage, connect, interact, immerse, and educate key target audiences.

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