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Cloud City Tech Meetup: Adam Back, CEO of Blockstream
May 22 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
You can’t be in technology today without a space program! Join CEO of Blockstream and inventor of hashcash Adam Back as he talks about using Bitcoin without the Internet. The Blockstream Satellite network broadcasts the Bitcoin blockchain around the world 24/7 for free, protecting against network interruptions and providing anyone in the world with the opportunity to use Bitcoin.
About our speaker: Dr. Adam Back is co-founder and CEO of Blockstream and the inventor of hashcash, the proof-of-work algorithm used in Bitcoin mining. Adam has an extensive career in cryptography, privacy, and security, primarily focused on distributed systems including the Internet and Bitcoin. Adam has held technical leadership roles at technology companies such as EMC, Microsoft, Nokia, VMWare, and he holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Exeter.