Summary

I’ve been involved in the blockchain space as a consultant since 2012. I founded Cryptocurrency Consulting in 2014, a firm that helps early adopters understand and secure digital currencies. As a Software Architect, I’ve helped build blockchain solutions for companies including Thomson Reuters and IBM. I’m currently President of the Blockchain Club at UT Dallas where I also participate in blockchain-related research and education.

Software Development

  • Skilled in the Ethereum high-level contract language Solidity.
  • Proficient in ES6 JavaScript, NodeJS and React.
  • Assisted in teaching Python for UTD Graduate courses in FinTech & Data Analytics
  • Some experience in Java, Golang and C++

Blockchain Technology

  • Been working with blockchain technology since 2012.
  • Performed University research and developed standards for Cross-chain Cryptoassets
  • Developed smart contracts and performed technical audits for Initial Coin Offerings (ICO’s)
  • Provided whitepaper writing services for projects including Bitcoin Diamond

Take a look at my Projects page to see my current work

Cryptocurrency Consulting - CEO (2014-present)

  • Founded Cryptocurrency Consulting, LLC in 2014
  • Gave technical talks and organized conferences on blockchain and cryptocurrency topics
  • Provided strategic advice and business development for clients in the blockchain industry
  • Developed and audited digital tokens and other smart contracts for Ethereum-based clients
  • Created research reports and provided whitepaper writing services to clients

Olypsis Technologies - CTO (2018-present)

  • Developed, tested and deployed Ethereum smart contracts for tokens and corporate research
  • Architected blockchain systems for supply-chain, tax accounting, and file sharing solutions
  • Provided project management and recruitment of additional software engineers
  • Interfaced with executives at Thomson Reuters, IBM and other Fortune 500 clients
  • Worked with platforms including uPort, IPFS, OpenZeppelin and 0x Protocol

University of Texas at Dallas (2015-2019)

B.S. in Computer Science

Undergraduate Course Work in: Cryptography, Networking, Distributed Ledgers & Blockchains, Database Systems, Financial Engineering, Operating Systems, Arabic

Blockchain Club

  • Founding officer and later President
  • Organized development workshops and industry speaker events
  • Worked closely with the Computer Science Dep. and Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to promote blockchain education and research on campus
  • Organized and sponsored the 2018 UTD Blockchain Conference
  • Helped organize Proof of Hack, the first student ogranized blockchain hackathon at UT Dallas
  • Attended Devcon3 representing UTD

Financial Technology Courses & Research

  • Worked with Dr James Scott and Dr. Robert Kieschnick to develop blockchain projects for corporate research
  • Assisted Dr. Scott with content creation and project management in Graduate Courses teaching Data Analytics and Financial Technologies
  • Assisted Dr. Kieschnick with data analytics of financial data and web development of university websites

Event Organizer for the NTBA