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AI 3.0


Convergence of AI, Blockchain, IoT, and Cybersecurity: Architectures and Examples


David A. Cohen is founder and Chairman of Dcntral, a blockchain-based Cybersecurity company. He is internationally renowned for his pioneering work on Smart Systems Software platforms. In 2012, David was named as one of the Top 100 Movers and Shakers in the SmartGrid by Greentech Media. David was the founder and CEO of Infotility where he pioneered “the Grid Edge” and unlocked a multi-billion dollar SmartGrid market. David is founding Member Emeritus of the GridWise Architecture Council (GWAC) which was instrumental in launching the vision for the SmartGrid industry. He wrote The Electrinet: A Communications Architecture for a Competitive Electric Power Industry. On June 13th, 2017, David was a member of the IOTA Foundation and the IOTA Token Cryptocurrency launch which broke all previous records by reaching a $1.7 Billion market cap on the first day of trading on the international exchange, Bitfinex as reported by Forbes. He also is advisor to several Cryptocurrency blockchain ventures (, FarmaTrust, Money Token, WePower, Patron, BandZ) and others. David has 24 years of management, software platform development, and business development experience for emerging energy technology companies. He has specialized in the areas of Decentralized Energy Systems. David founded four start-up companies and has a track record in building, scaling, and selling innovative and profitable ventures. He has completed numerous joint ventures and partnerships in the US, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Australia, India, and Asia-Pac. David has developed and commercialized over 20 enterprise software products. He is an expert on decentralized software and control systems including AI-Based Analytics, Transactive Energy, Machine Learning, Embedded Systems, Internet of Things (IoT), Peer-to-Peer (P2P), and Blockchain technology. David has presented at venues such as REFF Wall Street, MIT, TEDx, Singularity University, and other global conference venues.