Speaker profile

Robert Mao

Founder & CTO - ArcBlock
 Robert is an industry thought leader in the blockchain industry and has been covered widely by global news media, including TechCrunch, CNN, USA Today, and other outlets. He was introduced to Bitcoin in 2009 and have been researching and experimenting with blockchain technology since 2013. He is a regular speaker about cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology at events around the world. Prior to ArcBlock, Robert worked for Microsoft Research’s Future Social Experiences (FUSE) labs, a research center focusing on social computing and machine learning. Robert Mao has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed academic conference papers, journal articles, and publications, and also owns several patents.