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Community Breakfast: Featured Topic – Musings from Stuart Haber, Cryptographer
December 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am EST
Noted cryptographer Stuart Haber will lead a discussion on the evolution of blockchain and where he thinks it is headed.
Three of the eight entries in the Bitcoin whitepaper‘s bibliography are references to Haber’s work in cryptographic time-stamp protocols.
Come hear his thoughts on the current state of blockchain.
8am – doors open, mingle, introductions
8:30-9:30am – discussion and Q&A
9:30am – networking
10am – event ends
Space is limited, RSVP required. Breakfast and coffee will be provided.
The NYC Blockchain Center Themed Breakfast Series is an opportunity to participate directly in a roundtable discussion with a noted expert in the field. The Breakfast also allows participants to meet members of the NYC blockchain ecosystem and learn more about NYC Blockchain Center’s mission, structure, and membership benefits.
About the Speaker
Stuart Haber holds both M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University. As a Research Scientist at Bellcore in the early ’90’s, Haber met his long-time collaborator, W. Scott Stornetta, with whom he released a series of publications that laid much of the groundwork for the emergence of blockchain technology. The pair co-founded Surety in 1984, a spinoff of Bellcore that provided digital time-stamping services in what is today considered to be the first commercial blockchain service provider. In 2017, Haber founded Stuart Haber Crypto, LLC, a firm which provides consultancy services in cryptography and blockchain technology. He has been a speaker at TEDxBeaconStreet, and his work’s impact on blockchain and cryptocurrency has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, BlockTelegraph, BreakerMag, and other publications.
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