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BlockShow Americas 2018 Event Unveiled in Las Vegas, Varied Discussions Revealed

By Subhro Ghosh

A number of industry experts debated the future potential of cryptocurrencies, along with the requirement of regulatory involvement in the crypto markets in the opening panel titled “Wall Street vs Crypto.” They also discussed the role of financial institutions and governments in creating opportunities to enable innovations using blockchain technology.

The panel consisted of five experts from cryptocurrency and finance industries, including Rich Gupta, CEO of Regulated Transactions at Titan DX; Jason Bloomberg, founder and president of Intellyx and Forbes contributor; and Alex Mashinsky, founder and CEO of Celsius Network.

Gupta believes that “mergence of Wall Street and crypto is happening right before us.” On the other hand, Bloomberg emphasized that the reason Wall Street should stay away from cryptocurrency is its “permissionless” nature. Meanwhile, Mashinsky emphasized the importance of traditional institutions to have first-hand experience in dealing with cryptocurrencies and to know how to interact with this new technology. According to him, without these, there will be no progress at all.

Read the entire article at https://blokt.com/news/blockshow-americas-2018-event-unveiled-in-las-vegas-varied-discussions-revealed

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Jason Bloomberg is a leading IT industry analyst, Forbes contributor, keynote speaker, and globally recognized expert on multiple disruptive trends in enterprise technology and digital transformation. He is ranked #5 on Onalytica’s list of top Digital Transformation influencers for 2018 and #15 on Jax’s list of top DevOps influencers for 2017, the only person to appear on both lists.

As founder and president of Agile Digital Transformation analyst firm Intellyx, he advises, writes, and speaks on a diverse set of topics, including digital transformation, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, devops, big data/analytics, cybersecurity, blockchain/bitcoin/cryptocurrency, no-code/low-code platforms and tools, organizational transformation, internet of things, enterprise architecture, SD-WAN/SDX, mainframes, hybrid IT, and legacy transformation, among other topics.

Mr. Bloomberg’s articles in Forbes are often viewed by more than 100,000 readers. During his career, he has published over 1,200 articles (over 200 for Forbes alone), spoken at over 400 conferences and webinars, and he has been quoted in the press and blogosphere over 2,000 times.

Mr. Bloomberg is the author or coauthor of four books: The Agile Architecture Revolution (Wiley, 2013), Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (Wiley, 2006), XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996). His next book, Agile Digital Transformation, is due within the next year.

At SOA-focused industry analyst firm ZapThink from 2001 to 2013, Mr. Bloomberg created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011.

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting), and several software and web development positions.