#10 Don Tapscott


Name: Don Tapscott

Position: President & CEO of The Tapscott Group, Inc.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dtapscott

Persional Website/blog: http://www.dontapscott.com

Age: 70

Citizenship: US

 

Develops: 

Tapscott Group, President & CEO

Blockchain Research Institute, Co-founder & Executive Chairman

Trent University, Chancellor

 

 

Famous for: 

Tapscott has become an increasingly well-known figure in the cryptocurrency industry, having been one of the foremost authorities on the impact of technology for decades. He is also one of the most influential living theorists about business and society. Tapscott was identified as the most influential management thinker in the world by Thinkers50 and Forbes. He is the author or co-author of 15 widely read books about new technologies and new media in business and society, including ‘Wikinomics’ (2006) and ‘The Digital Economy’ (1995). His book, ‘Blockchain Revolution’ (2014), has made him one of the most active Blockchain governance references and proponents.

 

Facts: 

  1. Founded Blockchain Research Institute.
  2. Wrote "Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World" (2016) together with his son Alex.
  3. Degrees from Trent University, Canada and The University of Alberta, Canada.
  4. Is an adjunct professor of management at the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada.
  5. Author of over 15 books, including Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, which has been translated into over 25 languages.

 

 

Quote:

  • We believe that the economy works best when it works for everyone.