Special Thanks To Our Speakers

Patrick O'Shea

Managing Director of England & Company


Patrick O'Shea has over 15 years of investment banking and venture capital experience. Over the course of his career, he has participated in more than $11.5 billion of financings for companies in the energy, financial services, and telecommunications and technology sectors

Prior to joining England & Company, Mr. O'Shea was a senior member of Cora Capital Advisors' Corporate Finance team, where he focused on advising energy technology companies. Previously, Mr. O'Shea was a Vice President in JPMorgan's Investment Banking division working in New York and Tokyo. Before joining JPMorgan's Investment Banking division, Mr. O'Shea worked for LabMorgan, JPMorgan's proprietary venture capital division. Mr. O'Shea began his career as a member of Merrill Lynch's Investment Banking unit where he advised technology and telecommunications companies.

Chiew Yu Sarn

Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore
Founder and co-managing partner, Yusarn Audrey


Chiew Yu Sarn is a founding partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department of Yusarn Audrey. Yu Sarn is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, and is also entered into the rolls as a Solicitor, England and Wales.

His areas of practice include corporate and commercial law and IP, with a specific focus on the commercialization of IP. His experience includes the following:

  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Law and Initial Coin Offerings
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity Investments
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

Miguel Aguirre

Founder of the Border Fusion Project
Managing Partner of Grand Central West, LLC


Miguel Aguirre is the Founder of Border Fusion. The Border Fusion Group LLC aims to link nations, as well as public and private entities through fruitful partnerships based on strategy.

Mr. Aguirre has been in the San Diego-Tijuana border commercial real estate industry since 1984. He went on to pioneer other projects “firsts” along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Cross-border smart growth districts focused on creative, innovation and emerging technology industries such as “OkGlobal Coin CRYPTO BANKING” will help “BRAND” U.S.-Mexico Port of Entry Communities as Strategic, International Places, where countries first meet.

Vincent Lannoye

Book Author of The History of Money for Understanding Economics


Vincent Lannoye is the Book Author of The History of Money for Understanding Economics. Money is the key to learning economics. If the monetary system is well understood, it will clarify seemingly impenetrable economic events.

He was born in the US and grew up in Belgium in an industrial family, which sparked his curiosity to analyze and critique economics and politics. An engineer with an MBA from Edhec France, today he works in high-tech in Silicon Valley. His past, his passion for history, the lack of works explaining money and banks, and his monetary ideas, all have inspired him to write about economics.