SubjectBlockchain Overview, Trends, and Real World Application
Date2018.11.16 (Fri) 14:00-
SpeakerMitch Liu(Co-founder, CEO; Theta Labs), Wes Levitt(Head, Strategy for Theta Labs)
PlaceWooribyul Seminar Room (B/D E3-2, #2201)
In this seminar, Theta Labs CEO Mitch Liu and Head of Strategy Wes Levitt will provide an overview and history of blockchain technology, its current trends, and direction of the industry, and real-world applications of blockchain such as Theta Network in the media and entertainment sector.
Mitch is the co-founder and CEO of Theta Labs and SLIVER.tv. In 2010, Mr. Liu co-founded Gameview Studios best known for its Tap Fish mobile game franchise with nearly 100 Million downloads. The company was acquired by DeNA, a leading Japanese mobile gaming company within 6 months of launch. Prior to that, he co-founded Tapjoy in 2007, a pioneer of rewarded social and mobile video advertising, and grew that company to $100MM in revenues. He holds a BS in Computer Science & Engineering from MIT and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Wes is Head of Strategy for Theta Labs, where he works on marketing and press relations, analytics, and corporate strategy. Prior to joining Theta Labs, Wes spent 8 years in investment roles in real estate equity and securitized debt. He holds a BS in Economics from the University of Oregon and an MBA from UC-Berkeley Haas School of Business.