Blockchain: Where and How Blockchain is Being Deployed to Help Startups Disrupt

6:10 am - 6:25 am

Tereza Nemessanyi
Entrepreneur-In-Residence, NYC at Microsoft

Tereza Nemessanyi is Microsoft’s entrepreneur in residence in New York, helping high-growth startups go further and faster by leveraging frontier technologies and scaled distribution channels. A seasoned media and technology entrepreneur and executive, Tereza’s breadth and depth of experience spans high-growth startups and the world's largest enterprises. Companies she has worked with, at senior levels, include PWC, IBM, The Walt Disney Company, Unilever, Symphony IRI, Interpublic Group, and the InterAmerican Development Bank (IADB). She was a ground-floor member of a startup team which IPO’d (CETV). She’s been named a Forbes "Ten Female Entrepreneurs to Watch" (2011) and a “Top 40 over 40” (2015). Tereza is a sought-after speaker (TED, SXSW) and blogger (Reuters, Huffington Post). She holds an MBA from The Wharton School. She lives in New York with her husband and two daughters.

Course Description:

This is a rapid-fire interactive session where Tereza Nemessanyi (EIR, Microsoft) will learn how to make her first Blockchain app, live, by Kelly LaValle Hunt (CVP, BlockApps). Think cooking show, but for Blockchain.

Attendees will leave this session with a better understanding of how to:

Find key areas in your work or life to consider for dropping in Blockchain capability
Create a live demo prototype
Get you started on the process