Texas Blockchain Council Education and Networking
What are some of the least known, yet critical moments in bitcoin history? Is bitcoin a threat to the USD’s reserve currency status? Does it matter? Why was bitcoin created and is it different from the other cryptocurrencies? These questions and whatever questions you bring will be answered. Join us for a very thought provoking and enriching discussion. These are important conversations so bring your friends! Bring your significant other!
5:30: Networking / Drinks / Food
6:30: Presentation- Jon West – Bitcoin History and its Purpose
8:30: Last Call
Jon West is the principal of Vercey Consulting and serves clients as a Bitcoin/Blockchain Consultant. He has 30+ years of software product development experience. Most of his career has been focused on creating SaaS products used globally by accountants and lawyers within professional firms and large corporates. He spent two years leading Blockchain R&D for Thomson Reuters. He currently consults for large corporates and software vendors of any size to help them understand and apply blockchain and cryptocurrency. He also advises startups and he has a startup of his own. Jon is a founding board member and advisor for the Texas Blockchain Council. He founded and co-chairs Dallas Blockchain meetup, which was the most prominent blockchain meetup in Dallas. He founded and co-chairs McKinney Bitcoin meetup. He served as a founder and tri-chair for the Tech Titans Blockchain Forum. He chaired the Taxation Committee for the Accounting Blockchain Association. He has also served with Business Navigators and on the Blockchain Committee for Dallas Startup Week.