Jon Karas

President & CoFounder

With over 20 years of packaging and producing entertainment and bringing the best talent to the global market, Jon is a major force at the intersection of celebrity and social good. He is a founding Advisory Board member of Slate Entertainment Group, creator of disruptive crypto driven streaming and ticketing platforms. He also founded the highly successful talent management company Infinity Management International in 1990, which represents top film and television writers, directors, and producers. Jon has been involved with the sale, packaging, and financing of numerous feature films and television programs over the past decades.

Schedule

Mon, Sept 23

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Tues, Sept 24

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Wed, Sept 25

02:19pm

02:19pm - 02:49pm

Money

Unlocking Africa with Akoin with Akon, Jon Karas, Lynn Liss of Akoin moderated by Patricia Bebia Mawa

Multi-platinum recording artist and social impact leader Akon and the Akoin founding team participate in a panel conversation about their plans to build an African economy powered by cryptocurrency. This panel will discuss the current status of the Akoin Ecosystem, using tech for good, and Akon’s belief that cryptocurrency allows Africans to “advance themselves independent of [their] government.”

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Thurs, Sept 26

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