Úrsula O'Kuinghttons

Co-Host of Relay Chain

Ursula O'Kuinghttons is an established journalist and works on Public Affairs for Parity Technologies working alongside Polkadot, Kusama, Substrate, and the Web3 Foundation. Her career began at Reuters news agency, progressing to the Spanish newspaper El País followed by a jump into the tech industry to the New York-based blockchain startup, Civil Media Company.

Drawn to public affairs, in 2008 she became communication director of Casa Sefarad, a cultural institution linked to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain. On discovering blockchain in 2012 she attended meetups in Phoenix (AZ) and became hooked on how this innovation could help fix the media industry, which has been hit hard by reliance on large centralized tech companies. Above all, she is fascinated by the challenges we face today. The most intense and important: technological evolution, which entails the transformation of our humanity.

Úrsula O'Kuinghttons has hosted one Episode.