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July 2019

Atomic Swaps for Ether

Cryptocurrency pioneer Mohammed Nokhbeh is a core developer for Liquality, a secure, peer-to-peer protocol for exchanging digital assets between blockchains.

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Safex

Cryptocurrency pioneer Daniel Dabek is co-founder of Safex, a decentralized marketplace for digital assets and physical goods built on the Safex blockchain. He previously worked for a Wall Street trading company and several U.S.-based hedge funds.

June 2019
Poll

Poll Results 2019

We periodically conduct polls during Bitcoin Wednesday to gain insights about our audience that might be useful to the sector. At our conference on 5 June, 2019 we polled our […]

Professor Jintai Ding Explained Public Key Cryptography

Professor Jintai Ding of the University of Cincinnati is an expert in the field of post-quantum cryptography. He helped to develop the Rainbow cryptographic algorithm, which is one of the 9 finalists currently considered by the NIST in its post-quantum cryptography standardization process. He is also Vice Chairman of ABCmint which has launched a new quantum-proof cryptocurrency that has implemented Rainbow.

Ironbelly

Ivan Sorokin is a contributor to Grin and a creator of IronBelly, the first multi-platform mobile wallet for the anonymous cryptocurrency. He belongs to the Berlin-based cypherpunk cooperative, Cycle42 and is the first recipient of a Binance Fellowship.

PoW vs. PoS

Ren Zhang is a cryptography researcher at Nervos and the COSIC Research Group at KU Leuven in Belgium, where he focuses on blockchain consensus protocols and privacy- and security-related problems in peer-to-peer networks. He has worked at Blockstream with Pieter Wullie and Gregory Maxwell and currently assists Bart Preneel at KU Leuven.

Bharath Rao of Leverj Explained How Gluon Side-Chain Enables Rapid Withdrawal

Bharath Rao is CEO of Leverj, a decentralized exchange for ether and ERC20 tokens that is built with a Plasma side chain. He has more than a decade of experience as a software engineer for JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and Lehman Brothers on Wall Street and contributed to research and product development in Silicon Valley at General Electric and Motorola Labs.

CargoLedger

Hjalmar van der Schaaf is CEO of the Blockchain logistics startup CargoLedger, which was selected by the Port of Rotterdam’s PortXL World Port Accelerator program. He previously worked as program and project manager for Telfort, KPN, Liberty Global, Optiver and Dexia Bank.

May 2019

Bitcoin Core Contributor Kalle Alm

Kalle Alm is a Swedish Bitcoin Core contributor who lives in Tokyo. He is a lead developer at the Tokyo-based Digital Garage, which builds blockchain solutions.

Eric Voskuil Explained Black Market Money

Eric Voskuil leads the Libbitcoin project, an open source high-performance Bitcoin developer toolkit. He is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, martial artist, motorcyclist, world traveler, and former fighter pilot for the U.S. Navy. He has been a Bitcoin developer since 2014.