President, UC Irvine Blockchain
Ryan Eshaghi is co-founder and president of Blockchain at UCI, a university-based ecosystem that organizes workshops, hackathons, and networking events to facilitate the growth of blockchain awareness, technical understanding, and thorough training in Southern California. He co-owns several technology patents and is an avid early-stage technology investor and startup consultant. Eshaghi also serves on the board of directors for the Blockchain Acceleration Foundation.
Awards, Accreditations, Accolades:
- Panel Speaker – “Trust Machine”
- 2018 UC Irvine Blockathon – Host Speaker
- Technology Innovation Forum – Speaker
- 2018 Women in Blockchain Conference – Moderator/Emcee
- 8x Deans Honor List
- Francisco Ayala Scholar
- TEDx Speaker
WATCH LIVE: November 3rd at 12:30 pm
Overview of how universities are starting to implement blockchain education in their curriculums, give case studies like UCLA, UCI, UCSB * How are _students_ taking the biggest initiative with blockchain education? (examples of UC Berkeley and formation of the Blockchain Acceleration Foundation) * The knowledge gap at universities between professors vs. students surrounding the blockchain space
Overview of blockchain events in universities and how they are re-shaping education – conferences, hackathons, seminars What are some of the use cases for blockchain in education?
- Student Records
- DLT Transcripts, Certificates, Badges
- Online Libraries / Publishing