Gabe Higgins

Gabe Higgins

8 years experience articulating the technological foundations of blockchain technology including cryptographic hash functions, distributed network consensus mechanisms, and public-private key cryptography; devising and articulating fundamental valuation methodologies for crypto-assets; evaluating game theory and decentralizing governance models associated with blockchain technology; and working with key drivers of blockchain networks’ design and their impact on the four key dimensions of blockchain performance including speed, scalability, privacy, and security.

Gabe is a sought after blockchain speaker and educator. Known for his ability to translate highly technological insights and strategic considerations to wide audiences including clients, his presentations have been requested by such organizations as the University of South Florida, University of Florida, Department of Homeland Security, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the Secret Service, Financial Executives International, Bay Area Manufacturers Association, as well as numerous news media organizations & enterprises across multiple industries. In 2015, he became one of the country’s first Certified Bitcoin Professionals.

He is a co-founder of BlockSpaces, a blockchain integration provider helping businesses connect to enterprise networks. He also currently advises startups and VC funded blockchain companies with strategic partnerships and technical direction. He is the lead organizer for some of the largest and longest blockchain meetup groups in the state, and is the co-author of “Thank God for Bitcoin: The Creation, Corruption and Redemption of Money”, 2020, which provides a moral argument for sound money.

His experience and knowledge base include:
– Enterprise blockchain applications (Hyperledger Fabric, Indy, Sawtooth, Burrow, Corda, Quorum, Ethereum, Cardano, Chainlink, Bitcoin)
– Project management (software)
– App product design
– Node infrastructure
– High-level architecture
– Cryptocurrencies
– Tokenomics
– Smart contracts
– Decentralized Autonomous Organizations
– Cyber Security (private key management)
– EdgeSec
– Digital Democracy

Gabe is always open to connecting with startup founders, technologists, investors, & mentors who are passionate about disrupting industries by properly leveraging blockchain.

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