JEAN-CHRISTOPHE DESPRES

President, Sunny Lake

JEAN-CHRISTOPHE DESPRES

President, Sunny Lake

Biography

Jean-Christophe Despres is an entrepreneur, specializing in online communities. For the past 20 years, he used existing technologies (BBS, internet portals, websites, social networks…) to leverage social and economical potential of ethnic minorities, communities of practice or local groups. He has, for instance, set up various “Digital Cities” for AOL, the first FIFA World Cup online community. He assisted the french government on its communication towards the african community, launched a crowdfunding website for the muslim community. Through his various experiences, he constantly put people first when designing projects. Therefore, the concept of Distributed Autonomous Organization truly enlightened his vision of empowerment. With long time think tank fellows, he launched sunnylake.io a blockchain based health community. As a motto, he’s now working on improving trust between doctors and patients. At first, sullylake is developing an e-consent application, hosting proof of consent on Ethereum blockchain. A few more ¬†features are coming soon…

Jean-Christophe holds master’s degress in public administration (sciences po Paris) and economics (sorbonne university).

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