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NYAI #17: Blockchain + AI = Machine Economy (Joe Lubin)

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NYAI
Tue
Dec 19
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Big Data
Networking
Description

DESCRIPTION:

Join us for what's sure to be an exciting night in AI! We have an exciting guest for this month's event! We'll hear from Joe Lubin (Founder, ConsenSys and Co-Founder, Ethereum) who will talk about "Blockchain + AI ==> Machine Economy". This will be followed by a brief panel discussion, and open Q&A.

Wine + Beer + AI + Networking = The Best Tuesday ever!

COST TO ATTEND (TICKETS HERE (https://nyai17.splashthat.com/)): Limited availability per release*

• First Release ($5) - SOLD OUT

• Second Release ($8) - SOLD OUT

• Final Release ($10)

• Door Tickets ($15) - Available on a first come, first serve basis. Cash/Venmo only.

*Please Note: All ticket sales are final.*

AGENDA:

[6:30 - 7:00 PM] Networking (Wine & Beer)

[7:00 PM] Welcome Introduction - Maryam Farooq (Director, NYAI)

[7:05 PM] Keynote Presentation: "Blockchain + AI = Machine Economy" (Joe Lubin)

[7:40 PM] Panel Discussion TBD

[8:05 PM] Rapid Q&A

[8:30 PM] Closing Remarks

[8:30 - 9:00 PM] Continued Networking

SPEAKER BIO:

Joseph Lubin is a co-founder of blockchain computing platform Ethereum and the founder of Consensus Systems (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.