Session: Blockchain 101: Practical Uses of a Blockchain
1. What is a Blockchain
2. How does a Blockchain Work
3. What is a Blockchain used for
4. Blockchain Stack - High Level of What's Underneath
5. What are some Blockchain Careers
Bio: Barbara Bickham
Barbara Bickham, CTO with extensive experience in Technology and Entrepreneurship. Her current areas of expertise are in the Internet of Things, Blockchain, Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence.
Barbara is the Managing Director for Women’s Innovation Fund (wifaxvc.com), an opportunity zone fund, accelerating growth by using a mix of sustainability, incubation, shared workspace, and business finance while requiring participants to have a C-suite made up of at least 50% women.
Barbara is also the Founder and CTO of Trailyn Ventures, a Blockchain Advisory Company. She provides strategic advice and technical execution for companies incorporating Blockchain and/or Artificial Intelligence into their company and products.
Ms. Bickham founded TechGenii, Inc., a digital strategy company; Wilderforex.com, a Forex Software company; and PCNLA an investment association connecting Southern California businesses with venture funding. She has 7+ years of experience preparing and evaluating companies for private equity and venture capital financing.
She holds degrees from the University of Chicago, New Entrepreneurs Program, an MSCS from West Coast University and a BACS from University of California, Berkeley.