Dr. Steven Waterhouse (SEVEN) is the CEO and co-founder of Orchid Labs. Orchid Labs is developing an open source protocol to open up the entire Internet to everyone. From its inception in 2013 until July 2016, Steve was a partner at Pantera Capital, focused on blockchain investments. He served on the board of Bitstamp till 2016. Steve was a cofounder and CTO of RPX (Nasdaq: RPXC) and previously Director and founder of the Honeycomb product group at Sun Microsystems. He holds a PhD in Engineering from Cambridge with a focus in speech recognition and machine learning. Steve is an avid waterman and loves the kelp-filled cold waters of the Pacific west coast.
Encrypted Communications and Civil Liberties
Come learn how innovative thinkers, and social entrepreneurs are leveraging the decentralized nature of blockchain to increase the civil power of encrypted communications!