Are you curious to learn about digital currency? Or, if you are experienced in this area, would you like to share and connect with others?

Join us for an informative discussion with Walid Driss (Co-Founder of Dubai’s Blockchain Council). This Open Diversity discussion will cover:

  1. Bitcoin and Blockchain 101 – the fundamentals
  2. Domains of applications and use cases – disruptions everywhere
  3. Major initiatives in the space (Corporate, Startups, and Governments)
  4. Economic and social impacts and prospects for the future

All are welcome. Feel free to bring friends. This meet-up is free. Please RSVP on Facebook or just come.

Speaker Bio:

Walid Driss has a significant experience in the technology and digital space. He previously worked in the Telecom industry in Europe, in management and strategy consulting in the Middle-East, in sales and marketing with Facebook, and is the founder of digital and fintech startups.

Walid is the co-founder of Dubai’s Global Blockchain Council, which resulted in the announcement of Dubai’s Blockchain strategy to conduct all government transactions on a blockchain by 2020.

He’s currently leading DigitUs, a startup aiming to bring the advantages of digital currencies to the mainstream, to achieve financial inclusion and economic empowerment.

Walid graduated as a Computer Science and Telecommunications engineer from Ecole Polytechnique (France) and ParisTech Graduate School (France) and holds an MBA from INSEAD. He is fluent in English, Arabic and French, and is a Fellow of the Mohammed bin Rashid foundation.


* Bitcoin Image Courtesy – BTC Keychain

Date: Mon 8th May, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Venue: Clarion School
Directions: Google Maps
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