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Understanding the world of Crypto and Bitcoin in 2018
With the crypto marketing plunging this year, many are wondering if the crypto bubble has finally busted. What are the implications of cryptocurrency including Bitcoin for this year and beyond? At our lunchtime event, Understanding the world of Crypto and Bitcoin in 2018, you’ll explore: A brief history of Bitcoin including its features and what’s made it an attractive investment and form of payment: Return and risks of cryptocurrencies How to buy, mine, and trade Bitcoin The ins and outs of Bitcoin wallets The future of cryptocurrency With no pre-requisites or prior knowledge required for this session, the conversation will steer away from technical discussions such as algorithms. Nikesh Lalchandani CTO at Innovations Accelerated. Nikesh Lalchandani is an Innovation Executive formally at CBA. After completing studies in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Nikesh worked for a number of startups, some of which became or were acquired by multi-national corporations. He was Head of Payments Platform Architecture and later Innovation Executive at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia at a time that saw the implementation of a number of innovations: tap-and-go, mobile banking and the Commbank App, real-time banking, and many, many more. Emerging Technology at CBA included Cyber, Blockchain, NextGen compute, Artificial Intelligence and a host of other innovations. He has led a number of experiments with cryptocurrencies and blockchain and today focuses his efforts on bringing Innovation to the world through Innovations Accelerated, and today will share some insights.

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