This expert panel discussion with Harumi Urata-Thompson, Dr. Larry Dribin and Don Shafer will examine the basics of cryptocurrencies – what they are, how they are currently being adopted, and what the future may hold.
We will explore why this is revolutionary, the various risks and opportunities of adoption, and a bit about the underlying technology. Attendees will walk away with an excellent baseline understanding of this new, transformative technology and its current and future impact.
This session will be moderated by Michael Milutis.
About Our Panelists
Harumi Urata-Thompson is a business and management consultant who helps identify and secure profitable new revenue opportunities for her clients. Her technical specialty areas include AI, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, and Space and she drives value for her clients by advising on Growth Strategies, Strategic Planning, M&A, Digital Strategy, Innovation, Product Development/Implementation/Management, Agile, and Risk Assessments.
Dr. Larry Dribin
Dr. Larry Dribin is a consultant and educator who assists organizations understand and adopt new technologies and new government regulations. His consulting company, Pearl Street Group, provides program and project management, process improvement and measurement consulting services to both business and information technology organizations. Dr. Dribin is also an adjunct instructor at DePaul University, Chicago’s College of Computers and Digital Media where he teaches a variety of courses in Cloud Computing and Software Engineering.
Don Shafer developed Athens Group’s oil and gas practice and leads engineers in delivering software engineering services for exploration, production, and pipeline monitoring systems for clients. An IEEE senior member, he is a software engineering subject matter expert for the Cockrell School of Engineering.