Blockmatics helped lay the groundwork to make NYC a hub for blockchain, we began teaching people about blockchain through informal meetups in Brooklyn's Industry City and have grown into a global resource for blockchain education. We offer formal courses on all aspects of blockchain, from business to development, legal, industry specific panels and custom in-house training.

Connect with us to learn more about blockchain and decentralization. @Blockmatics


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Solomon Lederer, Ph.D.

Lead Instructor/Co-Founder

Dr. Lederer has over 15 years of technical experience in computer system design and programming. He has been teaching about blockchain and Ethereum for 3 years and recently co-authored Blockchain: A Practical Guide to Developing Business, Law, and Technology Solutions. Prior to working on blockchain technology, he worked at The Wall Street Journal, Morgan Stanley and BAE Systems, where he held a DoD TS (top secret) clearance to develop a novel mobile ad-hoc network for the US Air Force.


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.



Benjamin Mulkerin

Business Development/CO-Founder

Benjamin Mulkerin has over 13 years’ experience in business strategy, transformation, implementation of business operating models, and organizational development. Prior to Blockmatics, Benjamin served as Vice President within State Street’s Alternative Investment Solutions Division. His creative thinking, analytical focus, and leadership ability allowed him to effectively lead cross functional teams and consistently deliver innovative solutions during his 11 year tenure. He graduated from The Citadel, where he was Co-Vice Chair for Education of the Honor Committee.


Brennan O'Rear

Senior Researcher

Brennan O’Rear is a serial entrepreneur and researcher passionate about the potential of information technology to evolve economic systems. An inaugural member of the University of Chicago’s International Innovation Corps, Brennan’s thinking draws upon more than a decade of strategic consulting and entrepreneurship.

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Cameron Wesley Carpenter

Financial Research Associate

Cameron Carpenter is a student of economics and computer science at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. He is the President and Portfolio Manager of Gryphon Capital Management, a student-run investment firm. In his spare time, Cameron enjoys reading and playing chess.


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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.

Abe Lederer

LEGAL Advisor

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.