Introduction to Blockchain has been specifically written for busy C-Level executives to introduce the world of distributed ledger technology, its disruptive impact on financial and centralized systems and massive global applications. This book is suitable for senior managers and decision makers who would like to go beyond the hype and navigate the underlying technology powering blockchain and crypto assets. This introductory book will empower business executives to identify and learn various blockchain applications, business models, opportunities and risks. It will prepare them for disruptive technologies when/where/if it is suitable for their business domains.
Zeeshan-ul-hassan Usmani, Ph.D.
Dr. Usmani is a Fulbright Scholar and Eisenhower Fellow. He holds a PhD and MS in Computer Science from the Florida Institute of Technology. His PhD work focuses on big data for counter-terrorism. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, CNN, AOL News, Wired Magazine, NPR, MIT’s Technology Review, Florida Today, and The Economist. He has authored dozens of research papers, articles, and several books. His research strengths include data sciences, blockchain, predictive analytics, and modeling human emergent behaviors. He has worked in the USA, Pakistan, Lithuania. Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Denmark and the Middle East. Currently, he is focusing on blockchain applications, self-aware smart contracts, and self-organized crypto assets.