|Place of birth||Toronto, Canada|
|Place of residence||Toronto, Canada|
|Alma mater||University of Alberta, Trent University|
|Known for||Establishing the Blockchain Research Institute and advocating blockchain's myriad use cases|
Don Tapscott is one of the most influential business thinkers, as well as an author, consultant and speaker on the impact of technology on business and society. In 2017, Tapscott and his son Alex Tapscott established the Blockchain Research Institute with the objective to explore blockchain strategy, use cases and implementation, among other issues. He is also the CEO of the Tapscott Group, a think tank focused on the economic and social impact of technology, innovation and media.
Don Tapscott's 2019:
Throughout 2019, Tapscott continued his blockchain advocacy work on and off the stage. He hosted the Blockchain Revolution Global conference and headlined the Blockchain Live Festival.
What Cointelegraph expects for 2020:
In 2020, Tapscott and his son will continue their research and advocacy work in emergent technologies with particular emphasis on blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Tapscott is set to speak at the Blockchain Revolution Global conference in April and headline the 2020 Hyperledger Global Forum in March.