Speaker "Paul Heirendt" Details Back



The Blockchain Train - Is It Time To Get On Board?


The hype around Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency has begun to overshadow the real opportunities to disrupt many if not all of the traditional centralized industries and applications.
This talk will explore some real world practical applications that are disrupting traditional power structures in industries and markets.


Paul Heirendt co-founded an early Blockchain Identity Management platform CyberDeadbolt which was acquired in 2017. Paul has now founded BLOCK id(TM) to provide Digital Identity Management, Rights Management & Security for sensitive information and smart contracts. 

A serial entrepreneur with more than 30+ years of experience in technology, publishing and healthcare business management, business development and Internet business definition. 

• Founder of BLOCK idTM a Blockchain based Identity Management & Rights Management platform using Machine Learning, AI and Distributed Ledger Technology to enable applications and developers to add Blockchain functions to existing or new platforms and applications.
• Co-Founder of CyberDeadbolt (2016) a Blockchain based identity management platform acquired by Rivetz Corp. in December 2017.
• Co-Founder of Skejul, Inc. (2013) a platform using applied artificial intelligence to the activity of scheduling and managing any kind of event.
• Co-Founder of TradeHarbor, Inc. (1998) a provider of Authentication and eSignature services through the Voice Signature Service(SM) and hosted Web- based applications.
• Involved in the online community since the early 1980's, hosting a BBS for MIDI users from 1983 until 1986, became an active member of the WELL (Whole Earth 'Lectronic Link) the first "virtual community" in 1986, and published one of the first consumer CD-ROMs that included online access to updated content.
• Lead the formation of two of the most successful online services for Physicians, an advertising sponsored information service (acquired by Web MD), and MD Consult (now ClinicalKey) the leading subscription online service for physicians and other health professionals used by 95% of U.S. Medical Schools.