Alex Tapscott on the Blockchain Revolution

You’ve probably heard of bitcoin, probably as a means of payment for shady business deals. Bitcoin is about to get a lot more legit as the ways of ensuring cyber security and trust become more and more evolved. Alex Tapscott, author of Blockchain Revolution, joins us to talk about this emerging technology that’s about to be adapted to all aspects of our online lives.

Alex Tapscott is a globally recognized thought-leader, speaker and writer focused on the impact of emerging technologies on business, society and government.  Alex is the co-author (with Don Tapscott) of the critically acclaimed #1 Globe and Mail Non-fiction best-seller, Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money Business and the World.  His writing has been featured in TIME, Fortune, Forbes, the Harvard Business Review, the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail and dozens of other publications. Alex is the founder and CEO of Northwest Passage Ventures, a social innovator.  Alex currently sits on Advisory Board to Elections Canada, the independent, non-partisan agency responsible for conducting federal elections and referendums.  He is also a founding Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council on Blockchain.

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