Paul is CEO and Co-Founder of Airbitz, a mobile wallet and single-sign on security platform for blockchain apps. Airbitz has won accolades including being one of the top 3 mobile apps for bitcoin in the 2014 Blockchain Awards, being voted the #1 Bitcoin Company by the World Crypto Network, and being voted in the ‘Top 50 FinTech Companies to Watch’ by AlwaysOn Inc.
As an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science graduate of UC Berkeley, Paul possesses a wide range of technical skills from 3D visual engineering to development of custom web content management systems. He held lead engineering positions with Nvidia Corp and Chromatic Research. Paul now combines his lifelong technical and business experience to drive Airbitz to be the leading security platform for digital currencies.
Edge Security: The New Paradigm Required for Blockchain Technology
Blockchain Technology requires a fundamental shift in the way we handle digital security. No longer is it sufficient to trust an IT department or cloud service with the security of data. Blockchain technology requires individuals to secure private keys that only they can control. We’ll talk about the challenges in implementing security for blockchain apps and the various solutions and tradeoffs that can be made for varying implementations of blockchain technology.