"Every business wants to have a blockchain strategy, but few really understand what blockchains are or recognize their potential. This course will teach you the inner workings of blockchains, and even answer the burning question, 'What is Bitcoin anyway?'"
-Eric Winer, VP of Engineering, Gemini Trust Company, Blockchain Foundations and Frameworks SME
By now, you’ve heard about blockchain. But do you know exactly what it is, or how it can take your business to the next level?
Blockchain Foundations and Frameworks covers positive and negative aspects of blockchains, as well as blockchain applications that could make a difference in your organization. When you learn blockchain through this foundational course, you will explore the origins and implications of Bitcoin; assess and distinguish cryptocurrency issues relevant to investors, consumers, developers and businesses; and analyze security risks your business may face as you integrate blockchain into your operations.
Blockchain interconnect • Bitcoin • Other cryptocurrencies • Utility and security tokens • Cryptocurrency barriers to entry • Successful and failed blockchain initiatives
No Mandatory Login Times
4-6 Hours of Work per Module
The Blockchain Foundations and Frameworks course covers the following topics over eight instructional modules:
Eric Winer, VP of Engineering at Gemini Trust Company, is dedicated to making blockchain accessible for consumers around the globe. In his five years building blockchain solutions at Gemini, Mr. Winer architected the world's first fully licensed and regulated cryptocurrency exchange, and he has guided the rapid expansion of Gemini to over 150 employees, including recruiting and training over 50 blockchain-focused engineers. Mr. Winer has represented Gemini at the Litecoin Conference and recently received a patent for an innovation in blockchain and cryptocurrency application security.
Prior to his time at Gemini, Mr. Winer helped Bridgewater Associates overhaul internal systems used for economic research. Working directly with the company's senior leadership team, Mr. Winer helped form the data-driven recruiting and management toolkit that is still used daily and is referenced in Ray Dalio's "Principles." Mr. Winer has also provided strategic consulting for a number of private projects.
Mr. Winer is a graduate of Dartmouth College's Thayer School of Engineering.