Ron Resnick speaks about leading the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), how he goes about creating standards, specs and certifications for blockchain applications, why companies join and what they plan to do with Ethereum, why some companies “get” blockchain technology and others don’t, how the wide adoption of blockchain technology could unfold, why there might be more than one forerunner in the blockchain space, how blockchain standards create new business models for developers, why blockchain development differs from Linux development, and much more.
Ron is the Executive Director of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance EEA and a business development professional with over 25 years of experience growing high technology businesses and their ecosystems. Before joining the EEA, Ron worked at Intel and as President and Chairman of the Board of the WiMAX Forum, an industry association driving 4G wireless broadband, and he was also a pilot in the U.S. Air Force.
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