5 September 2019
The Stellar Blockchain Meetup is back from Summer Break with a wonderful speaker lineup!
We look forward to hosting all of you and mingling over pizza and drinks!
Doors open at 6:00pm and presentations start at 7:00pm.
Presentation 1: Blockchain Innovation Associates, Inc.
Presenter: Alexander Mologoko, Founder
Bio: Alexander Mologoko is the founder of Blockchain Innovation Associates, Inc. He has over 20 years of software development experience, most of those spent designing and developing electronic trading systems in the financial services industry. Immediately prior to founding BINA Inc. Alex spent 8 years at J.P.Morgan working with trading desks, institutions, exchanges, vendors, and industry groups to make electronic trading in Fixed Income markets a reality. Active participant in Financial Information Exchange Protocol community and architect behind one of the leading FIX software implementations - B2BITS FIXAntenna suite - he's the pioneer of FIX Protocol application in electronic trading of bonds (designed the first ever bonds FIX API for ValuBond ECN, now KCG BondPoint) as well as the author of support for Credit Default Swaps in FIX 5.0 specification (EP119). Having witnessed universal transition to electronic execution, clearing and settlement since the end of the last century, Alex is a firm believer in blockchain and crypto-assets as the next breakthrough in the evolution of global capital markets. He has been interested in cryptography since his college days back in Ukraine where he earned BS/MS in Computer Science and Air Force rank of lieutenant. Alex also holds MBA in Finance from CUNY Baruch, Zicklin School of Business.
Presentation 2: Stellar Development Foundation
Presenter: Kyle McCollom, Product Manager
Bio: Kyle is a Product Manager at SDF, where he works on Stellar.org, documentation, and developer tools. He started and previously ran Lumenauts.com, and is a fan of light electric vehicles and making margs.
Kyle will be discussing Kelp, the new free and open-source trading bot on Stellar.