our advisorS team

Monaco International Blockchain provides exceptional opportunities for attendees to connect with peers and deep-dive into topics.

Philippe Rodriguez


Entrepreneur and blockchain enthusiast, Philippe Rodriguez has been passionate about emerging technologies for the last 25 years. He co-founded Avolta Partners in 2013 with Patrick and Arthur.

Prior to Avolta Partners, Philippe created Mixcommerce, a leader in e-commerce delegation solutions for brands, sold to LaPoste Group in 2012. He also co-founded the Electronic Business Group (EBG) in 1998.

Philippe is very active in European networks dedicated to blockchain and cryptocurrency. Since 2014, he is the president of the organization Bitcoin France. He is the author of a reference work on blockchain and crypto-money : “La Révolution Blockchain” published in 2017 by Dunod.

Philippe started his carrier as an engineer in Microsoft where he worked as Startup & VC Community Lead and then as Director of the Server & Tools Business unit. Philippe graduated from EISTI and holds an MBA from ESCP Europe.

Thierry Poyet


Invested in the public life of the Principality Of Monaco, he is, among others, the author of a draft law about Blockchain.

Sébastien Icard

Blockchain & Bitcoin Advisor, CryptoCurrency lead developper. Radio host “Le Monde de la Blockchain” on Radio Monaco.