Louis de Bruin of IBM

Louis de Bruin of IBM

Louis de Bruin is IBM’s Blockchain Leader Benelux, where he has worked on engagements for KPN, Intel and Mercedes, among others.  He is currently working on a Blockchain proof of technology for the RDW, the motor vehicle and licensing authority for The Netherlands. During Bitcoin Wednesday on 3 August, 2016, Mr. de Bruin and his colleague Jos Röling […]

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Jos Röling of IBM

Profile: Jos Röling of IBM

Jos Röling is a senior IT Architect from IBM with a focus on the application of the Internet of Things and the Blockchain in the energy and utilities sector.  He has been following Bitcoin since 2014, but his interest has intensified after IBM became a premier member of the Hyperledger project. During Bitcoin Wednesday on 3 […]

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Dominik Schiener of IOTA

Dominik Schiener of IOTA

IOTA: A Blockchain for the Internet of Things The Blockchain has had 7 years of progress.  Considering the remarkable pace at which this technology has developed, the race is already on to write the next chapter.  One of the many promising candidates vying to do just that is IOTA which focuses on the critical intersection […]

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Max Kordek of Lisk

Profile: Max Kordek of Lisk

The Lisk App SDK: A JavaScript Framework for Blockchain Applications On 3 August, 2016 Bitcoin Wednesday will feature a presentation on Lisk by its founder Max Kordek.  From its crowd sale in February 2016, which raised $5.8 million in just a few weeks, to its current position as one of the world’s ten largest cryptocurrencies, […]

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Nathalie Drost

Profile: Nathalie Drost

Possibly as much as any other, this new industry gives students the opportunity to innovate at the cutting edge of technology and society.  During Bitcoin Wednesday on 3 August, 2016 Nathalie Drost will talk about Bitcoin Wednesday’s new partnership with the Blockchain Education Network (BEN), and how we’ll be acting as the national chapter of […]

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Andreas Antonopoulos

Video: Andreas M. Antonopoulos Demystifies Bitcoin Mining

“Bitcoin Mining Demystified” is a presentation given by Andreas M. Antonopoulos via video conference at Lab111’s Cinema to celebrate Coinfest during Bitcoin Wednesday on  6 April, 2016.  Mr. Antonopoulos is one of the world’s leading authorities on Bitcoin and the blockchain.  A detailled profile of Mr. Antonopoulos can be found here. In the marketplace there […]

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Stefan George of Gnosis

Profile: Stefan George of Gnosis

Prediction Markets: Use Cases and Components During Bitcoin Wednesday’s 3rd anniversary edition, Stefan George, technical co-founder of Gnosis, will give a presentation about decentralized prediction markets.  These services use the blockchain to address some of mankind’s greatest challenges.  For example, they allow participants to trade or bet against the outcome of future events, a technique that has […]

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Nikolas Guggenberger

Profile: Nikolas Guggenberger

The European Parliament’s Resolution of 3 May 2016 on Virtual Currencies and Blockchain Technology For Bitcoin Wednesday’s 3-year anniversary conference on 6 July, Nikolas Guggenberger will make a presentation and lead a discussion on the European Parliament’s Resolution of 3 May 2016 on virtual currencies and blockchain technology.  As policy advisor to Jakob von Weizsäcker, […]

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Thomas Bertani

Profile: Thomas Bertani of Oraclize

Oraclize.it – Providing Centralized Data to Decentralized Apps Trust is king.  Thomas Bertani is a founder of Oraclize.it, a service that cryptographically verifies the accuracy of data to be used by smart contracts on the Internet. During Bitcoin Wednesday on 6 July, 2016 Thomas will give a presentation about the challenges of providing such information to […]

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Dean Masley

The Blockchain Education Network in The Netherlands

During Bitcoin Wednesday’s 3rd Anniversary celebration on 6 July 2016, Dean Masley will present the Blockchain Education Network (BEN), an association of student blockchain groups representing more than 150 colleges and universities around the world.  The title of Dean’s talk is Crossing the Enthusiasm Gap: How can young Blockchainers make an impact as this emergent […]

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Alice Fialova and Lisa van den Heuvel are the Bitcoin Bitches.

Video: Bitcoin Bitches

Royal Academy of Art students Alice Fialová, (Czech Republic) and Lisa van den Heuvel (The Netherlands) are The Bitcoin Bitches performing their hit single, “A Bit of Truth” to a packed audience during Bitcoin Wednesday’s CoinFest edition in April 2016. The Bitcoin Bitches brought an entertaining performance and clever rhymes to a program of 13 student works […]

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