JMEC WIRED #13 Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain Overview


There’s lots of buzz surrounding crypto-currency and blockchain development. I’ll provide a high-level overview of crypto-currencies, blockchain, and potential use cases. This discussion will focus on cryptocurrency as a viable means of payment for goods and services along with the challenges and risks involved with corporate adoption.

Speaker: Roy Naquin
Roy is a strategic planning & financial analysis consultant living in Tokyo Japan. He has more than a decade of experience as a program manager overseeing the development of high-reliability electronic systems for the aerospace and defense markets. He has extensive experience planning product development and preparing cost-benefit and risk analysis for technology development contracts in support of Boeing, NASA, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, General Electric, Raytheon, and the US Government.

He holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and is a credentialed project management professional (PMP). Prior to founding enVentur Strategic Partners, he served as co-founder of GymCloud, an online fitness programming platform where he retains a seat on the board of directors. From 2012-2014 he led a team of engineers to successfully develop the Interface Adapter Module (IAM), a computing system for NASA's Sage III Program which launched to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017.

He is an American citizen and United States Marine Corps Veteran. He served as an Avionics Technician during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) completing three (3) combat operational deployments and one (1) deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) as part of the Southeast Asia liaison in Okinawa Japan.

Come along to this JMECAA WIRED event to network with other young professionals in Tokyo, enjoy some good food, and learn about business transformation.

Date: 19:00-21:30. Monday, February 19, 2018
Presentation: Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain Overview
Price: ¥1,000 pay at the door
Peatix: https://peatix.com/event/347087
Light snacks and drinks available for purchase

19:00 Start and Casual Networking
19:30 - 20:00 Key Note - Roy Naquin "Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain Overview"
20:00 - 20:15 Q&A
20:15 - 21:30 Socializing & Networking

What's JMEC?
Supported by 18 Chambers of Commerce, the Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC) is a business training program in Tokyo centered on a business plan writing competition. The dual objectives of the program are to strengthen the skills of up-and-coming executives while assisting foreign companies doing business in Japan.
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