Solomon Lederer, Ph.D.


Solomon Lederer Ph.D., got his doctorate in distributed and ad-hoc sensor networks where he came up with novel ways for networks to self organize. He went on to apply his research into developing new wireless networks for the U.S. Air Force. He then moved into developing computer systems for the finance industry. Since he discovered blockchain technology a couple years ago, Dr. Lederer has been focusing on that, developing a distributed autonomous organization (DAO) running on the blockchain. He has been teaching about blockchain and Ethereum for 2 years.

Sean T. McKeough


Sean T. McKeough is an educator and contributor in the emerging technology space with a focus on blockchain and its disintermediation of legacy systems. Specifically, how blockchain technology will benefit not only private and public industry but also citizens and governments by way of transparency and the ability to track provenance. Before starting Blockmatics, Sean worked for major production houses in film and television, leading varying size teams in daily operations strategy.

Karl Floersch

smart contract Advisor

After working as a software developer at Citibank, Karl has moved to developing production-ready blockchain systems and now works full-time at an Ethereum company. He also maintains an Ethereum-focused blog and can be heard giving an insider’s scoop as a repeat guest on the Ether Review podcast. He dreams of a future where the line between robot and human disappears, space and time become fungible and a new world order begins.

Chris Dannen

Course Design Advisor

Chris Dannen is a writer. His latest book, Introducing Ethereum and Solidity is available on Amazon and teaches readers about the Ethereum project, its scripting language Solidity and the blockchain space as a whole. Chris is also the co-founder of Iterative Capital Management, a private investment fund offering accredited investors exposure to tradeable cryptographic assets. His passion for design led him to current advisor roles for both Loomia, a smart fabric startup and the Los Angeles architecture firm M-RAD.

Abe Lederer


Abe Lederer Esq. is a member of the NY and NJ bars, who has gone from criminal prosecution for the DA to studying how blockchain technology will change the legal landscape. He has handled hundreds of cases from federal copyright law to NYC restaurant law, and is an adjunct Professor of Business Law at Touro College.


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