Bitcoin SV DevCon 2020 by the Numbers
Jimmy Nguyen is one of the world’s top Bitcoin and blockchain advocates. He is a renowned public speaker, media commentator and global ambassador for Bitcoin SV. Jimmy joined nChain and then helped launch the Bitcoin Association after a 21-year career as an intellectual property and digital technology lawyer. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S. In 2008, Lawdragon named him (at only age 36) one of the “500 Leading Lawyers in America” and described him as a “dynamo talent.” He has also been recognized by the Century City Bar Association as “Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year” (2011), and by the Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel with its Industry Leader Award (2017). For his diverse leadership, Jimmy has been named a “Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive Leader” (2015) by Diversity MBA magazine and was inducted into California Minority Counsel Program’s Diversity Hall of Fame (2015).
Dr. Craig S. Wright
Dr. Wright is the world-renowned Chief Scientist at nChain and the creator of Bitcoin under the Satoshi Nakamoto moniker. He works full-time to fulfil his vision for a world with wide-scale adoption of Bitcoin, both as a system of electronic cash and commodity money, as well as a transformative technology platform.
As the Technical Director of the Bitcoin SV Node project and CTO of nChain, Steve is one of the world’s foremost experts in the application and development of blockchain technologies. Having worked in Bitcoin infrastructure since 2011, Steve brings a wealth of knowledge and a track record of excellence to Bitcoin SV Devcon 2020, where he will serve as host and presenter.
Jad is a specialist Research & Development Software Engineer at nChain, where he works to apply his academic background in information security and cryptography to the development of the Bitcoin SV blockchain.
Brendan is the Training and Development Manager at Bitcoin Association, a role in which he oversees the development of the Bitcoin SV developer curriculum. An engineer by trade, Brendan has been involved in a number of initiatives in the digital asset space, including working with Tokenized and Coinstorage.
Joshua joined Bitcoin Association as a Content Contributor following a successful career spent working as a software and ERP consultant, an outlook he applies to bridge the gap between the commercial and development spheres of Bitcoin.
Evan is a Curriculum Specialist at Bitcoin Association, working to create and deliver a wide range of resources designed to educate developers working on the Bitcoin SV blockchain. An experienced educator, Evan joined Bitcoin Association having spent five years working with an array of blockchain technology businesses.
Rafa Jiménez Seibane
Rafa is an experienced software engineer, currently serving as the CTO of HandCash, where he is also a co-founder. An expert in lean product design and agile development, Rafa engages principles learned working on AI-based problem solving for DNA sequencing and autonomous driving, and applies them to the development of services across the Bitcoin SV ecosystem.
Brenton is the developer behind Run, a platform to build apps and tokens on the Bitcoin SV blockchain which is already powering several apps today. Having previously worked at Microsoft and Snapchat, Brenton has a diversified technical skillset which he is using to deliver solutions built to enhance data interactivity on the blockchain.
Xiaohui is the founder and CEO of sCrypt, a business that provides integrated on-chain smart contracting solutions on the Bitcoin SV blockchain. He brings with him a distinguished background in technology, holding a PhD in peer-to-peer distributed networking and having previously worked as a Research Scientist at Facebook’s Connectivity Lab.
Shashank is the CEO and Co-Founder of Codugh, a BSV-powered API marketplace that won 1st prize at the second BSV Hackathon. An experienced product manager, Shashank is passionate about capitalising on the unique advantages of the Bitcoin SV blockchain in an effort to deliver world-changing technologies.
Ryan X. Charles
Ryan is the founder of Money Button, a simple but powerful interface to the Bitcoin SV blockchain that makes integrating transaction-based functions into websites and applications a cinch. Prior to his work on Money Button, Ryan founded social networking platform yours.org and held engineering roles with reddit, BitGo and BitPay.
Sessions from Bitcoin SV DevCon 2020
An Introduction to BSV and Bitcoin Association
Bitcoin Association Founding President Jimmy Nguyen gives a brief overview on Bitcoin SV and how Bitcoin Association is helping developers around the world accelerate mass adoption of Bitcoin SV through its programs and initiatives.
Economic Incentives and the Bitcoin Network
Bitcoin Association Training and Development Manager Brendan Lee gives the participants of the inaugural Bitcoin SV DevCon an overview of the function of nodes on the BSV network and the role of economics in Bitcoin’s game-changing incentive system.
Miner Fee Calculation and Merchant API
In his presentation, nChain Research and Development Software Engineer Jad Wahab talked about Merchant API, a new tools for the BSV network. MAPI is an interface to the nodes, allowing the users to find out in advance what fees are necessary for a certain service.
Fireside Chat with Dr. Craig Wright
Dr. Craig Wright sits down with Chain CTO Steve Shadders for a fireside chat, covering the need for sharp code for making a financial system and digital world work, and how BitcoinSV allows businesses to scale within a risk-averse blockchain solution.
Nodes and the Network
nChain Director for Research, Owen Vaughan, gives an in-depth look at the typology and languages being used in the Bitcoin SV network.
29-30 AUGUST 2020
The first Chinese-language Bitcoin SV DevCon.Read More
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