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David Siegel, CEO and founder of the Pillar Project and 2030, has been a professional speaker for more than twenty years. Siegel’s prolific work on blockchain technology, entrepreneurship, and business, has distinguished him as a thought leader in innovation and economics. An engaging speaker, David enjoys interacting with audiences, livening up panels, conducting master classes and workshops. Have a look at some of his talks and set up a time to discuss your needs. David is always one of the most valuable players at any event.
Keynote: Intro to blockchain: 30-50 min
In this very accessible talk, David explains the basic concepts of blockchain in non-technical terms and shows how blockchain will change business, society, governments, and more.Request this talk
Keynote: The Eight Drivers of Change for the 21st century: 60 min
This new talk from David takes the audience on a journey to the year 2050, when things will be very different. He curates a list of key drivers that will change our lives: urbanization, decentralization, life sciences, artificial intelligence, connectedness, resolution, governance, and inequality. He presents each driver and explains how it will be a major force of change over the next 30 years. Audiences will come away with many conversations and questions - the goal is to stimulate and provoke with a vision of an entirely different world from the one we know today.Request this talk
Tokens and Tokenomics: 45 min
An entertaining talk on what tokens are and how they will change our world. What are tokens? What kind of tokens exist? Why will there be trillions of dollars' worth of tokens in just a few short years? This is David’s most requested talk. Using real world examples, he shows how tokenomics and tokenised business models will change the world. He also gives a quick overview of the world of security tokens, touches on mechanism design, and makes predictions about the future of tokens and token models.Request this talk
Keynote: Future of Money: 50 min
This is an important talk on the future of monetary policy and crypto-finance. David shows how the world can benefit from a new approach to money, one that combines the best of today’s fiat currencies and tomorrow’s blockchain technology. In this talk, David unpacks critical but little-understood aspects of monetary policy and its effects on society. Attendees will have their eyes opened to a new approach to money that has the potential to radically reduce recessions across the globe.Request this talk
Keynote: All About Stablecoins: 45 min
Stablecoins are a very hot topic these days. They hold the promise of opening the world of blockchain to interface with the world of contracts, commitments, insurance, and many other use cases. Several have tried and failed, and the weight of the crypto-economy hangs in the balance. In this talk, David breaks down the basic concepts and examples, and points to where he thinks this fascinating space will take us.Request this talk
Token-Curated Registries and Skin-in-the-Game Coins: 30 min
In this talk, David explores the world of token-curated registries and other emergent coin-based economies, giving examples and explaining the basic concepts of mechanism design.Request this talk