Don Tapscott #90

Co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute

Don Tapscott & Co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute & background` Don Tapscott & Co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute & poster`
Don Tapscott & Co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute
Age 73
Place of birth Toronto, Canada
Place of residence Toronto, Canada
Category Education
Alma mater University of Alberta, Trent University
Known for Establishing the Blockchain Research Institute and advocating blockchain's myriad use cases
person-quote
“What we need is a wholesale shift in how we define and assign ownership of data assets and how we establish, manage and protect our identities in a digital world. Change those rules, and we end up changing everything. It is a revolution to be sure.“

Biography:

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.