Kenneth Bok is a consultant and angel investor specialising in DeFi (decentralised finance). He is Managing Director of Blocks, a DeFi advisory based in Singapore. Blocks researches the DeFi ecosystem and advises startups and finance professionals. Kenneth was previously Head of Growth and Strategy at Zilliqa, a blockchain technology firm, where he led ecosystem and business development. He was also lead organiser for De/Centralize 2018, a ground-breaking conference in April 2018, bringing together leading VCs, blockchain startups, developers and SGInnovate to showcase the potentials of blockchain and web3 technology. He is also a pro-bono mentor for R3, an enterprise blockchain company. Kenneth started his career in finance as an equities trader with Goldman Sachs. As a digital asset investor since 2014, he has invested in ‘Layer 1’ blockchains such Ethereum, Cosmos and Tezos at seed-stage, and is an active angel investor in web3 startups. Kenneth speaks regularly at technology events, writes for prominent industry platforms, and has been featured and quoted on many leading media outlets, including CNBC, Euromoney, Business Times, CNA938, CoinDesk, Cointelegraph, MONEY FM89.3, TODAY, Nasdaq and SCMP. Kenneth holds an M.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College and an M.A. in Philosophy from CIIS.