Blockchain and Our Decentralized Future
Lubin shares his journey in co-creating Ethereum, one of the world’s most powerful blockchain platforms, revealing the transformative power of blockchain technology and his vision for a decentralized future enabled by it. Diving into both micro and macro issues, Lubin illuminates where these new technologies are taking us and how organizations across industries can better understand and reap the benefits. Passionate, informative, and optimistic, he leaves audiences inspired, better prepared, and thinking differently about the future of tech.
Blockchain + AI = Machine Economy
In this riveting talk, ConsenSys Founder and CEO Joseph Lubin talks about how blockchain and artificial intelligence contribute to the Machine Economy – a network of smart, connected devices and machines acting as autonomous market participants with little to no human intervention. ConsenSys, one of the largest and fastest-growing companies in the blockchain technology space, has been incorporating AI tools since the beginning, and Lubin offers firsthand insights about the risks – and rewards- of incorporating a cutting-edge innovation strategy.
“Crypto whisperer” Joseph Lubin shares firsthand insights about building an AI strategy to take business innovation to the next level
Founder and CEO of the blockchain venture studio ConsenSys JOSEPH LUBIN sheds light on how new technologies are transforming industries and how organizations can reap the benefits. Lubin, who has been called “Wall Street’s crypto whisperer” (Financial Times), started out as a self-described “software person.” After graduating from Princeton, he went on to work in the Princeton Robotics Lab – where he became fascinated by artificial intelligence. He did his thesis on Symbolic AI (or Classical AI) – the branch of AI research that tries to represent human knowledge in facts and rules. As a software and AI consultant, he worked at tomandandy music developing an autonomous music composition tool and at private research firm Vision Applications Inc. building autonomous mobile robots. His company ConsenSys, one of the largest and fastest-growing companies in the blockchain technology space, has been incorporating AI tools since the beginning. Lubin offers firsthand insights about the risks – and rewards – of incorporating an AI innovation strategy.
Blockchain visionary Joseph Lubin gave the keynote at the Louvre for Paris Blockchain Week Summit
Blockchain visionary and ConsenSys Founder & CEO JOSEPH LUBIN gave a riveting keynote for the Paris Blockchain Week Summit at the Louvre. An engaging speaker, Lubin spoke to the pivotal moment in tech development: “We are living at the onset of another paradigm shift, that will drive a transformation of how trust and authority operate on the planet.” Emphasizing the power of decentralized trust, Lubin offered a stunning vision for a future that is user-powered and community-centric and shared how he sees ConsenSys stewarding that shift. While the volatility of our markets and geopolitical climate are reflected in the volatility of new frontiers such as Web3 and new currencies like crypto, we are entering a new era of commerce and business that requires leaders, organizations, and users to shift our practice – and our thinking.
Joseph Lubin is a co-founder of blockchain computing platform Ethereum and the founder of ConsenSys, a blockchain venture studio. ConsenSys is one of the largest and fastest-growing companies in the blockchain technology space, building developer tools, decentralized applications, and solutions for enterprises and governments that harness the power of Ethereum. Headquartered in New York, ConsenSys also has a global presence, employing top entrepreneurs, computer scientists, software developers, and experts in enterprise delivery worldwide.
Lubin graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He worked in the Princeton Robotics Lab, at tomandandy music developing an autonomous music composition tool, and at private research firm Vision Applications Inc. building autonomous mobile robots.
As a software engineer and consultant, Lubin worked with eMagine on the Identrus project and was involved in the founding and operation of a hedge fund with a partner. He held positions as Director of the New York office of Blacksmith Software Consulting, and VP of Technology in Private Wealth Management at Goldman Sachs. Through these posts, Lubin focused on the intersection of cryptography, engineering, and finance.
Switching gears, Lubin moved to Kingston, Jamaica to work on projects in the music industry. Two years into his musical endeavors, Lubin co-founded the Ethereum Project and has been working on Ethereum and ConsenSys since January 2014.