Join us for an informative discussion with Walid Driss (Co-Founder of Dubai’s Blockchain Council). This Open Diversity discussion will cover:
- Bitcoin and Blockchain 101 – the fundamentals
- Domains of applications and use cases – disruptions everywhere
- Major initiatives in the space (Corporate, Startups, and Governments)
- 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.
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.
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