NFTs 101 – How They Can Add Value to Your Life & Wallet: Ghizlan Guenez & Jamil Abu-Wardeh
Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 14:30-15:30
Session No: 116
Can you make $90 million from launching a book as an NFT?
We’re entering a new era of the digital age, with concepts like personal ownership of content and direct profit without middlemen. Join digital entrepreneur Ghizlan Guenez and expert Jamil Abu-Wardeh as they show practical uses for authors and explain the expansive world of Web 3.0, the Metaverse and the role non-fungible tokens (NFTs) will play in our lives.
Ghizlan Guenez is an Algerian entrepreneur and the co-founder of Queen Mode, a collection of 9,999 NFTs that aims to bring more women into Web 3.0. With community-spirited utility and value creation at its core, Queen Mode has a long-term vision of sharing value with its members and driving social change. Guenez is the founder of The Modist, the first luxury ecommerce platform curated for modest fashion, and the FForce, an edu-tech platform providing entrepreneurship courses for women.
Jamil Abu-Wardeh is a bilingual senior executive who has worked in digital assets from content to commerce to crypto. He is the director and co-founder of METKAF.com, a crypto and NFT advisory, and he has also launched a YouTube channel, JAMILIST, as a bridge to understanding Web 3.0 in English and Arabic. He has spoken at Harvard University and his talk on TED.com about cultural change has over a million views.
This session is moderated by Sara Hamdan
As you plan your day at the Festival, please take into consideration that it takes between 30-60 mins to commute between the Intercontinental, Festival City and Mohammed Bin Rashid Library.