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12 Prestigious Speakers Confirmed for NEO DevCon 2019
The first batch of confirmed guest speakers invited to NEO DevCon 2019
Intense preparations are underway for NEO DevCon 2019, where we will explore Layer 2 solutions, zero-knowledge proofs, distributed storage, formal verification, and consensus mechanisms with senior technical engineers and developers. Experienced specialists have been invited from leading enterprises to present their research outcomes and share insights from their respective fields.
We are pleased are announce the first round of speakers, including KOLs who have shaped the NEO ecosystem and technical experts from Microsoft and Qihoo 360. Further guest speakers will be announced in batches, so stay tuned in for more announcements.
The first batch of speakers and their profiles are listed below:
As a key opinion leader of the blockchain industry and serial entrepreneur, Da Hongfei is blockchain advisor to a handful of banks, brokers, and clearinghouses. In 2014, he founded AntShares, a blockchain created to support the digitalization and exchange of assets, and led it to become NEO, the foundation of a new smart economy.
As co-founder and core developer of NEO, Erik Zhang was pivotal to the creation of the smart economy. He is the author of the dBFT consensus mechanism, an expert on blockchain technology and computer security, and a certified information system auditor (CISA). He was previously employed by Shanda Games and Huobi, where he focused on information security and R&D into digital currencies.
Steve Guggenheimer has worked at Microsoft for over 20 years across various product teams, including close to a decade in leadership roles, where he helped to build its hardware and software ecosystem as the head of Developer Evangelism (DX) and the OEM division.
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