Keynote Speaker & Consultant


Speaking Engagements

As a blockchain for social impact speaker, I love sharing my passion for blockchain and its potential to change the world. I’ve helped thousands of people understand how it works, why it matters, and how a future built on decentralized technology will change the way we structure our society. I speak about how blockchain will create positive change for people and the planet.

I regularly speak at blockchain and technology events, and am available for custom programs aimed at a varitey of industries from banking to healthcare to government.

Anne made the daunting topic of exponential technology accessible and entertaining. The audience left feeling inspired and motivated to act on what they’d learned!
— Nicole Biondi, Think Future
“Anne is the authority on how blockchain is changing the world around us. She gave one of the best talks on the technology and how it can be used for positive change.”
— Emma Todd, Blockchain & Government Forum
Anne’s expertise on Blockchain was invaluable, making a complex topic easy to understand. She left our audience informed and inspired!
— Sam Caplan, Fluxx

Consulting & Advisory

I work with charities, non-profits, and international aid organizations helping them understand whether blockchain is right for them and developing strategies to achieve a successful implementation.

I also consult and advise startups, particularly in the blockchain space, supporting business strategy communications, marketing, and fundraising. Get in touch to discuss your needs and how I can help.

About ANNE

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Anne Connelly is passionate about harnessing blockchain and decentralized technology to transform the lives of people in developing countries.

Anne is Faculty at Singularity University at NASA Ames in Silicon Valley, teaching global leaders how exponential technologies can solve problems that impact over a billion people. She has been an active part of the global blockchain community since 2012, working with and advising notable companies including Jaxx, Ledger Labs, ixo, and Bunz, and is currently the Vice Chair of the board of Blockchain Canada.

She previously worked with Doctors Without Borders Canada in Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and currently serves on their board of directors. Anne has a Bachelor of Life Sciences from Queen’s University, an MBA from McMaster University, and a Fintech Certificate from MIT. She was honoured as one of CBC’s 12 Young Leaders Changing Canada and one of the Fifty Most Inspirational Women in Technology in Canada.



I am based in Toronto, Canada, but am available for clients all over the world, both virtually and in person.

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