February 10–12 2016 – Geneva, Switzerland

Joseph Lubin

Joseph Lubin

Founder at Consensus Systems (ConsenSys) and Ethereum
Preparing the next generation economy with decentralized applications

Joseph Lubin’s career has involved various positions in the fields of technology and finance and at their intersection. Subsequent to graduating cum laude with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton, he worked as research staff in the Robotics Lab at Princeton and then at Vision Applications, Inc., a private research firm, in the fields of autonomous mobile robotics, machine vision and artificial neural networks.

His next project was the development of an autonomous music composition tool with tomandandy music. Joseph worked as a software engineer and consultant on various projects, eventually being tipped for the role of Director of the New York office of Blacksmith, a Virginia-based software consulting firm. Software engineering, finance and cryptography were central during employment with Goldman Sachs, eMagine’s consulting work on the Identrus project, and the founding and operation of a set of hedge funds run with a partner.

Switching gears, Joseph moved to Kingston, Jamaica to work on a set of projects in the music industry. Two years into the music project, Joseph co-founded the Ethereum Project, and has been working on Ethereum and more recently ConsenSys since January 2014. ConsenSys is a firm designed to address the wide range of opportunities in this emerging space and creating parts of the next generation economy. It is building decentralized applications and various tool for the Ethereum platform.

 

Talk "The Basics of Blockchain and Etherum" given at Lift16: