16: Patrick Byrne on The Revolutionary Potential of the Blockchain

There are many forms of disruptive technology beginning to reshape the world around us. One technology that you’d be very wise to learn about is cryptocurrency and how it pertains to our mediums of exchange. Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne joins us for a fascinating discussion of the revolutionary potential of the Blockchain and what it could spell for central banks and state-issued currencies. He explains what Blockchain is and why it’s changing the future of money as we know it.

About the Guest

Patrick M. Byrne is the CEO of the Internet retailer Overstock.com. Byrne received his B.A. from Dartmouth, studied at Cambridge University as a Marshall Scholar, and earned a PhD in Philosophy from Stanford University. He co-founded Overstock.com in 1997 and became CEO in 1999.

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