American Statistical Association
New York City
Metropolitan Area Chapter

Chapter Colloquium
October 4, 2017

The New York Metro Area Chapter of the American Statistical Association

In Collaboration With

The Educational Psychology Ph.D. Program of the City University of New York

Is Pleased to Invite You to a Colloquium On



Richie Etwaru
Chief Digital Officer


The presenter will unpack the core inventions of the blockchain protocol, and share maturity models of how the paradigm will shape the evolution of commerce. He will then discuss the blockchain protocol in the context of Artificial Intelligence and IoT, laying out the potential for the exponential disruption that sits at the intersection of the three paradigms.

Biographical Notes

Richie Etwaru brings breadth and depth in his experience as a C-level Fortune 500 Company executive, one of the first Chief Digital Officers in the world, a serial author, owner of international patents, founder of multiple ventures, an experienced keynote speaker, an angel investor, a member of advisory boards, the owner of restaurants, and a recognized thought leader in the area of digital, technology, and design. Richie is an adjunct professor of blockchain management at Syracuse University in New York. He has delivered over 100 blockchain keynotes across the world and has written some of the most read blockchain blogs as of this writing. His interviews on blockchain, advisory work with governments and venture funds, and TEDx talk titled "Blockchain: Massively Simplified" delivered in March 2017 has unlocked potential and identified opportunities for hundreds of organizations.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

5:00 P.M.
Doors open at 4:30 and talk begins at 5:00 P.M.

CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street)
Room C415A (Level C - Basement)
New York, New York

Registration and Fees
Seating is limited.
Advanced registration is required and there is no fee.

The registration deadline is Monday, October 2, 2017.

Registration is now closed.

Please bring a photo ID for security reasons.

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