Genevieve Leveille Keynote Speaker
- Principal Founder and CEO of agricultural-focused blockchain systems provider, AgriLedger
- Over 25 years' experience working in financial supply chain optimisatiom
- Named in Financial Times' Top 100 BAME in UK technology in 2019, and winner of ComputerWeekly's 2020 Women in Software
Genevieve Leveille's Biography
Genevieve Leveille is the Principal Founder and CEO of agricultural-focused blockchain systems provider, AgriLedger, and has over 25 years’ experience working with large corporations and banks in financial supply chain optimisation. She is a speaker on fin-tech, financial supply chain, disruptive technologies, and is widely considered an authority within the realm of digital identity and financial transformation.
Genevieve is the Principal Founder and CEO of AgriLedger. AgriLedger enables trust, transparency and traceability through blockchain across the agricultural supply chain. Genevieve led a collaboration with Haiti’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry to deliver a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) pilot sponsored by the World Bank. The project went live in May 2020 allowing Haitian fruit farmers and consumers to reap the benefits of fairer prices and improved food security.
Genevieve has received several awards in recognition of her work. She was nominated by the Financial Times to the top 100 BAME in UK technology in 2019, named a winner of the ComputerWeekly 2020 Women in Software and was one of the top 5 finalist for Quesnay’s Female Founders in FinTech in 2019. She was a finalist in the Women in IT Awards 2016 (Security Champion, and listed in Innovate Finance’s ‘Women in 2016/17 Fintech Power List’.
She is vice-chair of TechUK’s Distributed Ledger Technologies Working Group, which provides strategic direction for all UK activities related to DLT. She is an inaugural member of the Advisory Group for the Estonian Government’s eResidency initiative, and an Advisory Board Member at Resurgence, an award-winning global design, communications and consulting company that specialises in urban climate risk and resilience.
Genevieve has spoken on emerging technologies at numerous conferences and engagements globally and is fluent in English, French, Haitian Creole and Spanish.