Bitcoin, Blockchain, Bubbles and Beyond - Igor Lilic | TW Tech Talks
Blockchain tech is seeing a gold-rush like explosion in interest and speculation. In this talk we’ll try to separate hype from fact and attempt to ground the mania in the technical work that teams around the world are exploring with the technology and how it will impact the technology landscape in 2018 and beyond.
Igor Lilic is a Managing Partner and founder of ConsenSys Enterprise which serves as the professional services and software delivery arm of ConsenSys - a blockchain startup founded by Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin. Igor has been at the forefront of blockchain technology's rise in the enterprise technology landscape. He has delivered blockchain projects to clients such as John Hancock and BHP Billiton, while maintaining partnerships with large organizations such as Microsoft and Deloitte. More recently, ConsenSys Enterprise has been building relationships with governments around the world, being a key partner in Dubai's Blockchain 2020 initiative as well as advising the island of Mauritius' plans to become an "Ethereum Island". Igor is an alumni of the University of Waterloo, holding a Bachelor of Computer Science.