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Join Celsius Network at its third installment of BlockTalks: Disrupting Industries. Learn from experts in Finance, Real Estate, & Healthcare on how Blockchain will change the rules of business.
Celsius Network's BlockTalks are sets of short TED Talk-style presentations culminating in expert panel discussions. Join us for a cocktail reception prior to the Talk & post Talk networking with other blockchain & cryptocurrency thinkers, doers, & leaders.
Alex Mashinksy: Founder & CEO of Celsius Network
Florence Hudson: Blockchain in Healthcare Today Editorial Board
Mohammed Shaikh: Director at ConsenSys, Cofounder of Pangea
Alex Mashinsky: Founder & CEO of Celsius Network
Patrick Janson: COO at ProDeal360
Duke Long: Expert in Real Estate Technology
6:00 - Cocktail Reception with open bar
6:30 - Alex Mashinsky
6:50 - Florence Hudson
7:10 - Mohammed Shaikh
7:30 - Panel discussion
8:00 - Networking with open bar
9:00 - Event closes
Alex Mashinsky, CEO & Founder of the Celsius Network
Alex is a serial entrepreneur & founder of seven New York City-based startups, raising more than $1 billion & exiting over $3 billion. Alex founded two of New York City's top 10 venture-backed exits since 2000: Arbinet, with a 2004 IPO that had a market capitalization of over $750 million & Transit Wireless, currently valued at $1.2 billion.
Over 35 patents have been issued to Alex, relating to exchanges, VOIP protocols, messaging & communication. In fact, Alex has a foundational patent on VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) technology dating back to 1994 & is now working on MOIP (Money Over Internet Protocol) technology.
Florence Hudson, Blockchain in Healthcare Today Editorial Board Member
Florence Hudson, former IBM Vice President & Internet2 Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer, serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Blockchain in Healthcare Today, & as Special Advisor to the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub for Next Generation Internet at Columbia University.
She works with academia, industry & government entities to accelerate scientific discovery & develop innovations for future uses of the Internet. Her focus areas include big data & analytics, healthcare & life sciences, the Internet of Things, end-to-end trust & security, & smart campuses & communities. Ms. Hudson is a graduate of Princeton University with a BS in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, & attended executive education at Harvard Business School & Columbia University.
Mohammed Shaikh, Director at ConsenSys, Cofounder of Pangea
Mo joined Consensys from the Boston Consulting Group in their Private Equity practice, bringing experience in investments & strategy. At BCG, Mo advised on Energy IPO institutional investor strategy, M&A for the Middle East's largest telecom & Sovereign Wealth Fund investment management. Prior to BCG, Mo worked for BlackRock, where he focused on real estate alternative assets & helped found the firm's sustainability committee. Mo serves on the Advisory Board for the SS Venture Capital Fund, the Board for CUNY Hunter College, the Board of MUPPIES NYC & is a member of the Bushwick Community.
Duke Long, Real Estate Technology Expert
Duke Long is a twenty plus year veteran of commercial real estate. He is the broker & owner of The Duke Long Agency & also Managing Partner of PUR Ventures. He has invested in, advised, & helped grow many of the latest technology companies focused on commercial real estate. He is an advisor & mentor for the NARReach & MetaProp Real Estate Technology Accelerators He has been asked by many well known companies & associations such as CBRE, JLL, Colliers International, The National Association of Realtors, The International Council of Shopping Centers & CoreNet among others to speak & present about the latest in Commercial Real Estate Technology. He attended Indiana University & is also a veteran of The United States Air Force.
Patrick Janson, COO at ProDeal360
Patrick Janson is the COO at ProDeal360, a software platform that helps lawyers, lenders, & title companies close deals quickly in a secure & scalable manner. Over the past 9 years, he has led the development of a variety of innovative applications in real estate tech such as crowdfunding platforms, underwriting automation tools, & loan origination systems. Patrick is an active leader & speaker in the real estate tech community & serves on the board of the Young Mortgage Bankers Association as the Technology Chair.
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Attendees must be at least 21 years old to attend, as this event includes an open bar & free dinner.