Erick Pinos has joined Ontology as an Ecosystem Development Partner for the USA. For the USA, Erick will: develop the technical community, oversee online and offline activities, conduct research on the local market, develop a long-term strategy for the region, and be the business contact point.
Erick Pinos is an MIT graduate with a business degree and concentrations in computer science and entrepreneurship. At MIT, Erick was the President of the MIT Bitcoin Club and co-directed the 2018 MIT Bitcoin Expo. He is currently based in New York City.
Erick participated in HackMIT 2017 ConsenSys and won the prize for the best blockchain project. He then became a researcher for the MIT Digital Currency Initiative. His research was on blockchain for decentralized solar energy in Puerto Rico.
Later, Erick was the lead researcher at Game Theory Group, doing cryptocurrency and ICO research and also writing for the online magazine The Blockchain Brief. He most recently became President & CEO of BEN — the Blockchain Education Network — a global nonprofit that educates students across the world about blockchain technology.
At Consensus 2019, Erick will participate at Construct, discussing “Why do projects choose to build on Ontology?”, “What are Ontology’s token metrics and funding updates?”, “Where is Ontology heading for the future?”, and answering questions from the audience. The speech will take place 11:30am–12:00pm on May 15th at the Americas Hall 2 South Stage. If you would like to attend Consensus 2019, you can register on the official website here.