Blockchain has been hailed as one of this century’s most disruptive technologies. The way we transact, store data and engage with businesses is being globally revolutionised. Blockchain enables numerous use cases and could replace systems of authority, including centralised banking platforms. This installation of What’s Now will use real-world applications to exemplify how blockchain impacts traditional business models and global industries.
Speaker John-Paul Thorbjornsen is CEO of CanYa and an expert in blockchain and token economics. John-Paul will detail his experience in founding and scaling a decentralised, autonomous business that utilises blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.
About the speaker
John-Paul Thorbjornsen is a former Air Force pilot, early Bitcoin adopter and blockchain ambassador. John-Paul founded CanYa, the world’s first blockchain-based, peer-to-peer marketplace for local and digital services powered by cryptocurrency. Last year CanYa gained global attention for its aggressive growth when their ICO (Initial Coin Offering) raised $A12m. This was the second most successful ICO in Australian history.