Past Meetup

Meetup #34 - Provenance, Open Alias, Peers Inc

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30 people went


• Open Alias (Riccardo Spagni)

• Project Provenance – How a shared world computer can make supply chains more transparent (Jutta Steiner)

• Peers Inc: How People and Platforms are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism (Robin Chase)

Robin Chase is the founder and CEO of Buzzcar, a peer-to-peer car sharing service. She is co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar (, an innovative car sharing service. She also started , a venture combining online carpooling and social networking. She is also founder of Meadow Networks, a transportation consulting firm, and maintains a blog Network Musings on the topics of climate change, transportation, and wireless networks.

Jutta Steiner has been overseeing the security audit and supporting the integration of blockchain project Ethereum since 2014. Before joining Ethereum, as a senior management consultant, Jutta has worked on sustainable business models and learned a lot about the shortcomings of centralised data processing working on IT security for a major European bank. She is now working with social start-up Provenance to make supply chains more transparent. Trained as a Mathematician, Jutta did her PhD in materials science.

Based out of South Africa, Riccardo Spagni left an executive position at a listed corporate several years ago to pursue his entrepreneurial desires. More recently he has stepped back from day-to-day operations of the ecommerce properties he launched, in order to spend more time focusing on cryptography and cryptocurrency related research and development. To that end he is one of the seven members of the Monero Core team, whose purpose is the ongoing development, design, research, and stewardship of Monero.