SOCIOS.COM CEO ALEX DREYFUS TO TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT WEB SUMMIT ALONGSIDE ALESSANDRO DEL PIERO CEO Alexandre Dreyfus and our World Cup winning Global Ambassador Alessandro Del Piero will explain how blockchain technology will change the future of fandom at Web Summit next Thursday (November 3rd).

Alex and Alessandro will take their place on the Central Stage at Lisbon’s Altice Arena to address an audience composed of the most influential names in global tech on the leading role and Fan Tokens will play in creating a more engaged and rewarding experience for fans at 15:50 CET.

While recent editions of Web Summit have been subject to restrictions, or been held online, the 2022 edition will be the first true post-pandemic gathering with an audience of over 70,000 set to descend on the Portuguese capital for the event.

Past speakers have included CEOs from world-leading companies, thought-leaders, celebrities and politicians including the likes of Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Al Gore and U.N Secretary General António Guterres.

The 2022 roll call features founders and leading figures from Airbnb, Revolut and Microsoft. Big names from sport present at this year’s event include Rio Ferdinand and UFC’s Conor McGregor. will be joined by fellow leaders from the blockchain industry, with Binance founder Changpeng Zhao ‘CZ’, Co-founder of Thpe Sandbox Sebastien Borget and Co-founder of Polygon Sandeep Nailwal included in this year’s line-up.

In addition to his main stage appearance, Alex will also be on the Crypto Stage at 11:30 CET alongside Scott Lawin, CEO of Candy Digital, to discuss what happens when sports and crypto collide. Alex will also participate in a session with Alessandro Del Piero on the Q&A stage later in the afternoon.

Alex said, “We strongly believe that blockchain technology can massively enhance the fan experience.

“We have built a global sports network and created groundbreaking digital communities on, where fans are able to engage and be rewarded through Fan Tokens.

“These digital assets, built on Chiliz blockchain technology, are scalable to millions, allowing us to connect teams with their audiences meaningfully and in huge numbers.

“The biggest sports teams in the world have embraced the platform because they believe in our vision. I’m looking forward to sharing that vision at Web Summit and being supported by our World Cup winning Global Ambassador Alessandro Del Piero, who also believes that access to new ways to engage and be rewarded through the latest technology is the key to creating a better experience for fans.”

Alessandro added: “I’m absolutely honoured to have the chance to follow in the footsteps of the outstanding sportsmen and women who have taken to the Central Stage at Web Summit.

“Doing this on behalf of, a company dedicated to creating a better future for fans through the latest technology, makes this unique opportunity all the more special.” at Web Summit: Altice Arena, Lisbon, 03/11/2022

When sports and crypto collide 

Crypto Stage – 12:30 – 12:50 CET / 11: 30 – 11.50 Lisbon


Alexandre Dreyfus, Founder and CEO, and Chiliz

Scott Lawin – CEO, Candy Digital


Anna Irrera – Senior Editor of Crypto, Bloomberg News

How blockchain will change the future of fandom, with Alessandro Del Piero 

Central Stage – 15:50 – 16:10 CET / 14: 50 – 15.10 Lisbon


Alexandre Dreyfus – Founder and CEO, and Chiliz

Alessandro Del Piero – Global Brand Ambassador, 


Laurie Segall – Founder & CEO, Dot Dot Dot Media

Q&A with World Cup winner Alessandro Del Piero and and Chiliz CEO Alexandre Dreyfus

Q&A Stage – 17:00 – 17:30 CET / 16:00 – 16:30 Lisbon


Alexandre Dreyfus – Founder and CEO, and Chiliz

Alessandro Del Piero – Global Brand Ambassador, 

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