Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

09 – 11 April 2019 | AHIC Village, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

2019 Session

Could Blockchain Revolutionise the Hospitality Industry?

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Jess Houlgrave is a blockchain entrepreneur based in London. Houlgrave is a Co-Founder of Codex Protocol, a decentralized registry for art and collectibles and Founder of shEOs, a female-led block producer on the EOS network. Houlgrave advises and invests in blockchain start-ups around the world and works with corporates in the luxury asset sector to define their blockchain strategy. Between 2017 and 2018, Houlgrave was a member of the Excom-Y for Mӧvenpick Hotels and Resorts. She previously worked for Credit Suisse as an Analyst and later as an Associate Portfolio Manager at OPTrust focusing on private equity investments. Houlgrave holds an M.A. in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford. And an M.A in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art where her research focused on the applications of blockchain for the art ecosystem.