Nov. 17, 2020

Governance 2.0: Rethinking governance in the era of decentralization with Gabriel Abed

Governance 2.0: Rethinking governance in the era of decentralization with Gabriel Abed

Gabriel Abed, Founder of Bitt, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.

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Gabriel Abed is an expert on Central Bank digital currencies, blockchain technology, and is a pioneer and a leader within the Caribbean blockchain and crypto industry. Gabriel co-founded and was the Vice Chairman at Bitt, the leading Caribbean-based digital asset exchange. Gabriel has given presentations on digital currencies and blockchain technology to the leading economic and political institutions, including but not limited to the United Nations (U.N.), the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (I.M.O.).

He has also consulted heads of state and governments on blockchain and digital assets, most recently he was appointed as the Special Technology Advisor to the Honourable David Burt, Premier of Bermuda and has advised the Premier and his government on legislation and the best way of implementing blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. He is currently working on a new top secret project. In this conversation we discuss the rise in demand for a secondary citizenship and the various different naturalization process across the globe, his time at Bitt and his experience consulting the Premier of Bermuda and the Bermudian government on blockchain and digital currencies, the growth and future of DAOs and how governance and social institutions will be decentralized and a lot more. Gabriel is not only a friend, but one of the leading entrepreneurs and ambassadors of the crypto industry.



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