Paris, France, 18th April 2023 — Ledger, the global platform for digital assets and Web3, today introduces SZN 2 of the LEDGER PRO TEAM, a collection of Web3 thought leaders, creators, artists, technologists, developers, futurists, and disruptors. Our collective goal is to educate and motivate the varied communities that will comprise the realm of Web3 and digital assets.
The LEDGER PRO TEAM comprises the architects, pioneers, and opinion leaders propelling the space forward. They embody the varied audiences and communities for whom we design products and services.
Let's bring the next billion users into the revolution of digital value! https://t.co/iClnjf6Yyb
— Ledger (@Ledger) April 21, 2023
The 2023 LEDGER PRO TEAM includes:
- Verbal + Yoon (AMBUSH)
- Champ Medici
- Dan Held
Ledger and the LEDGER PRO TEAM will join forces throughout 2023 to instruct communities on the developing landscape of digital assets. Every member of the LEDGER PRO TEAM symbolizes a distinct community and field of expertise, and the variety in aptitudes, understanding, and geographical locations across the team will enable us to educate a wide-ranging, worldwide audience.
“The LEDGER PRO TEAM brings together the brightest cultural innovators in the Web3 space, the creators that will chart the course for mass adoption,” says Ariel Wengroff, VP of Communications at Ledger. “The SZN 2 members continue the legacy of excellence established by our SZN 1 alumni, as we expand the industries and regions we seek to educate. We take immense pride in having these exceptional individuals as part of our team and working with us on a daily basis. This year, we’ll work with them to teach everyone the value of creative custody – we can shape a more transparent and empowered future for creators to keep their IP and their community secure.”
Collaboration and partnership are core to Ledger, and it is important we work with the individuals who alongside us are driving the space forward across their various disciplines. Ledger launched the program in 2022 with these principles in mind – SZN 1 was composed of builders and innovators like Mike Shinoda, Betty Deadfellaz, Bobby Hundreds, and Dan Held.
Full details on each member of the SZN 2 PRO TEAM can be found below:
Verbal + Yoon
- Focus Points: Creative Custody | NFT | Bridging Web2 & Web3
- VERBAL’s multidisciplinary career began as a musician in Japan, garnering domestic and international artists for his conceptual project
- With his partner and wife YOON, he launched the brand AMBUSH®, which it made its Paris debut in 2015
- AMBUSH® initially used clothing as a medium to realize YOON’s creative vision, but over time, it ventured into developing unisex ready-to-wear collections.
- In 2022, AMBUSH® held its debut runway show at Milan Fashion Week and introduced its exclusive metaverse, SILVER FCTRY.
- Focus Points: Creative Custody | NFT | Entrepreneurship | Music
- Champ Medici is Cordell Broadus, Snoop Dogg’s second son
- Cordell is now a renowned crypto entrepreneur and investor
- He takes care of Snoop’s NFT and Web 3.0 endeavors and has built up a massive portfolio of crypto and NFT investments
- Created partnerships and onboarded artists such as Bobby Shmurda, Cordae, Timbaland, The Migos, Meg The Stallion and Universal Music Group (Kingship)
- Innovated the NFT space with great usage of the IP rights he owns with his brand – Champ Medici (Cannabis, Food and Beverage, Live Experiences)
- Focus Points: Enterprise | Brands in Web3 Fashion
- gmoney is a renowned NFT cultural thought leader, educator, and community authority, is respected for creating the first crypto native luxury house 9dcc, and his highly curated Admit One community
- An investor and trusted advisor in over 100 companies
- As a futurist, gmoney is a reputable figure in discussions concerning comprehending blockchain technologies, creating diversified portfolios, and rendering intricate technological concepts accessible to companies and communities alike.
- gmoney is also among the world’s most prominent collectors of NFTs, and his collection is one of the most valuable. He is recognized for his signature orange beanie and sporting the CryptoPunk NFT.
- He was listed in the inaugural list of Fortune’s NFTy 50 of the 50 most influential people in NFT’s, appeared multiple times on the NFTNow 100, as well as Vogue’s “Business 100 Innovators” List
- Focus Points: Gaming | Content Creation | Creative Custody
- Brycent is a partnered Twitch streamer and a creator of Web3 gaming content, renowned for producing engaging content that elevates web3 gaming to the forefront of gaming culture.
- In 2022, he inked a deal with VaynerSports, owned by Gary Vee, with the objective of spearheading the mass adoption of web3 gaming.
- Focus Points: Bitcoin | DeFi | Self Custody
- Dan has been a marketing leader committed to making crypto products accessible and approachable, leveraging more than a decade of knowledge and relationships
- Dan presently serves as a Bitcoin educator and has amassed a social media following of more than 850,000. He also works as a marketing advisor at Trust Machines.
- Prior to this, Dan held the post of Director of Growth Marketing at Kraken, one of the most prominent and renowned cryptocurrency exchanges globally.
- Dan is a serial crypto entrepreneur who has successfully exited two companies, Interchange (acquired by Kraken) and ZeroBlock (acquired by Blockchain.com). He brings with him an extensive range of expertise across five Bitcoin firms over the course of 10 years.
Established in Paris in 2014, LEDGER is a worldwide platform for Web3 and digital assets. Ledger is already the world leader in critical digital asset security and utility.
With more than 6M devices sold to consumers in 200 countries and 10+ languages, 100+ financial institutions, and brands as customers, 20% of the world’s crypto assets are secured, plus services supporting trading, buying, spending, earning, and NFTs.
LEDGER’s products include Nano S Plus, Nano X, and Leder Stax hardware wallets, LEDGER Live companion app, and Ledger Enterprise.
LEDGER’s user-friendly interface enables individuals to initiate digital asset investments and ultimately attain financial autonomy in a secure and hassle-free setting.
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