Dr. Abdalla Kablan is a serial entrepreneur, and award winning fintech expert. He specialises in the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the design of complex financial systems. Throughout his career he founded a number of startups and companies specializing in deep learning, professional match making, and Fintech. Furthermore, Dr Kablans is an Alumni of Microsoft Ventures, UK and worked on projects, which were featured at the World Economic Forum 2017 in Davos. Dr. Kablan is also an academic at the University of Malta where he lectures and researches topics related to computational intelligence, financial engineering, and financial data science. During his PhD studies between 2007-2011 Dr Kablan researched the cryptographic block algorithms behind bitcoin (now known as blockchain), and is a renowned expert in the field of distributed ledgers. Furthermore Dr Kablan is a Director of the Malta Stock Exchange, where he is also the Chairman of the Malta Stock Exchange's Blockchain Committee, he is an advisor to the Government of Malta on matters related to strategic development and utilisation of technology, Fintech, and Blockchain/DLT technologies and he was one of the experts that have helped in drafting the Malta Blockchain regulatory framework.