EE380 Computer Systems Colloquium: Cryptocurrencies

Topic: 
Cryptocurrencies
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Gates B03
Speaker: 
Malden Trifunovic
Abstract / Description: 

I will give introduction to blockchain technology, current state of the industry and its challenges and the Einsteinium Foundation that is embarking on a truly ambitious path likely to change how cryptocurrency is viewed and used in everyday life. Scientific research is a long-term investment in our future, and the future of our planet. Funding "big ideasi" has fallen dramatically around the world for in recent years. The defining characteristic of Einsteinium is its ongoing commitment to research and charitable missions. Einsteinium coin is a Bitcoin-like currency with a philanthropic objective of funding scientific, cutting edge IT and cryptocurrency projects.

Bio:

Malden Trifunovic is a Chairman of Einsteinium Foundation and lead EMC2 coin developer. Prior to joining the world of crypto he had run a software consulting business for 15 years supporting clients in finance, marketing, manufacturing, and retail sector. He also worked for IT services and software providers. Malden holds a Master's Degree in Telecommunication from Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Nis Serbia, and has been a C++ developer since the age of 14. When he is not at keyboard or playing with the daughter he likes to practice martial arts.
Malden's LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maldentrifunovic