Talk: "The Open Index Protocol and its ecosystem"

August 1,  2:00pm - 3:00pm
Decentralized Web Summit 
Hash Lounge

Panelists: Chris Chrysostom , Senior software engineer, Medici Ventures
Amy James , Co-Founder, Open Index Protocol & Alexandria.io
Devon Read James , Co-Founder, Open Index Protocol & Alexandria.io
Davi Ortega , California Institute of Technology , Postdoctoral Scholar

Partners from CalTech and Medici Ventures will demonstrate use cases in land rights management in South America and scientific data in Southern California.  

Devon Read James
Co-Founder, Open Index Protocol & Alexandria.io

Devon Read James is the inventor of Open Index Protocol (OIP), a blockchain specification for an open and permissionless database, and CEO of Alexandria.io, where you can find anything published to the Open Index. He has worked for Apple and Sony, deployed twice overseas as a US Marine infantryman, contributed to Emmy & Oscar winners as a post-production artist, and co-founded a small design/manufacture/import business. He is obsessed with how decentralized technology can make the web more open, transparent and trustworthy.

 

 

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Amy James
Co-Founder, Open Index Protocol & Alexandria.io

Amy James is the co-lead author of Open Index Protocol, a blockchain specification for an open and permissionless database, and co-founder of Alexandria.io where she serves as strategist, writer, speaker and advocate for artists. She has previously worked for nonprofit arts organizations, political campaigns and as an independent writer/director. How blockchain will benefit creators, audiences & the web is the most exciting story she’s ever told.

 

 

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Chris Chrysostom
Software engineer, Medici Ventures

Chris Chryosostom is a senior software engineer at Medici Ventures on the DeSoto project. His experience developing software ranges from inventory management and finance applications to distributed supply chain systems. His current interest is making property rights visible by recording them on blockchain.

 

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Davi Ortega
Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology

Davi Ortega is a PhD in computational biophysics working as a postdoctoral scholar in the Jensen Lab at Caltech. He is the project coordinator for ETDB (etdb.caltech.edu) and a developer of several applications focused in data visualization for bioinformatics. He is passionate about evolution of complexity and distributed forms of governance.

 

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