Lunch

Tuesday 21 November 2017

12:30pm

Peter Smith

CEO and Co-Founder Blockchain

Blockchain is on a mission to build a more open, accessible, and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time.

Thanks to its rapid expansion and position as the world’s most popular digital currency wallet, the firm’s technology is revolutionizing the $13T financial services industry by empowering millions across the globe to authenticate and transact immediately and without costly intermediaries.

Peter Smith

Peter is a 2016 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and noted thought leader in the FinTech space. He has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business and TechCrunch and has spoken at conferences around the world including Techcrunch Disrupt, Money 20/20, Web Summit, Collision and Wired Money.

Prior to co-founding Blockchain, Peter lived, studied, and worked in the US, Europe, MENA, East Africa, and Asia. When he isn’t basking in the glow of a laptop, you can find him either reading or out running, trekking, surfing, and climbing up or skiing down a mountain.

Under Peter's leadership, Blockchain has become the market leader in digital currency and distributed ledger technology.