Episode 2: Understanding the Blockchain with William Mougayar

November 17, 2015   |   Jon Prial

The blockchain is a game-changing technology everyone’s talking about. It’s disrupting other technologies in the same way that the Internet did more than 20 years ago. The problem, however, is that few people seem to actually understand what it’s all about and what its applications are for online security. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with entrepreneur and investor William Mougayar about what this important new technology at that intersection of software engineering, cryptography and gaming theory, and what it means for today’s businesses.

You’ll hear about:

  • The basics of the blockchain as an infrastructure layer
  • The role of the ledger in the blockchain
  • Bitcoin and Ethereum as blockchain applications
  • The implications of this technology for security
  • The adoption of blockchain technology in the financial services industry
  • What developers and business professionals should be doing about blockchain

William Mougayar

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