Business Applications of Blockchain

As part of Loyola Marymount's Executive Education Series

Workshop Topics

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Basic concepts of how blockchain works
  • Key business applications
  • IBM’s Hyperledger Project
  • Ethereum and EOS
  • Consensus Types and Use Cases
  • Hardforks and DAO Attack
    • Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?
  • The whitepaper that started it all
  • Regulatory Environment
    • Initial coin offerings and the SEC
    • Market confusion
    • Impact of the JOBS Act
  • What’s happening in Silicon Beach?
  • Blockchain activity in Zug (Switzerland), Singapore, Belarus, and China
  • Blockchain and the Entertainment Industry
  • International Use cases
    • Refugee identification
    • Banking for the unbanked