SIMON DE LA ROUVIERE

Engineer of Societies, ConsenSys

SIMON DE LA ROUVIERE

Engineer of Societies, ConsenSys

Biography

Simon de la Rouviere builds decentralised applications at ConsenSys around the creative industries & focuses on ushering in new forms of economic empowerment and agency. He has been in the Bitcoin/blockchain space since 2011, developed a decentralised band around a full blown cryptocurrency, and is writing a book on the blockchain. Since being at ConsenSys amongst other things, he helped launch one of the first smart contract-based prototypes used in the music industry with Grammy-award winning Imogen Heap & built a tool that allows anyone to issue their own cryptographically secure digital asset on Ethereum.

He previously worked on research into the design & maintenance of online communities (earning a Master of Arts, cum laude, in Socio-Informatics from Stellenbosch University in South Africa).

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