Michael Smolenski

Blockchain Entrepreneur

A blockchain entrepreneur with endless creativity to disrupt.

Skills: Go, Node.js, Javascript, C, C++, Java, C#/.Net, Angular, Angular 2, Ruby, Rails, and more...

Experience


Solution Architect

OMOS White Paper

Author and Blockchain Architect for the Open Mobility System. A blockchain network for seamless mobility. Used by services such as Share & Charge for electric vehicles.

2017

Hackathon Win: Consensus 2017

Won a Swiss Re Microinsurance Challenge at Consensus 2017 using Permissioned Blocks technology.

White paper - Permissioned Blocks

2017

Lightstreams

Founded Lightstreams, a blockchain network for hosting confidential smart contracts.

2017

Santander Bank Blockchain Competition

Awarded 2nd place in a global blockchain competition run by Santander Bank in New York for Midasium's Smart Contracts for Real Estate.

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2016

Citibank Global Mobile Challenge

Selected to present at Citibank Global Mobile Challenge for Smart Tenancy Contract prototype using Blockchain technology

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2015

Top 10 Australian FinTech Startup

Founded the startup Lend2Fund which was selected as one of the top 10 Australian fintech startups by the UK Trade & Investment.

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2015
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Advanced Agile Coach

Certified by Alistair Cockburn, one of the signatories of the agile manifesto as an Advanced Agile Coach

2014
Agile Coach

Agile Coach

At Commonwealth Bank in Sydney, Australia I helped train teams in various agile practices such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, Continuos Delivery, DevOps and related Lean and software design practices.

2014
Solution Architect

Solutions Architect

Extensive fintech experience working at Goldman Sachs, Westpac Bank and Fiserv as a Software Engineer, Application Architect and Solutions Architect

2009 - 2013
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Agile Engineering Academy

Graduated from the Agile Engineering Academy in London, covering Lean, Scrum, Kanban and XP practices as well as agile design patterns.

2008
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Software Developer

Worked in Oslo, Norway as a Software Developer for Agresso.

2006 - 2007
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Private Pilots Licence

Trained in NZ for 6 months to obtain my private pilots licence.

2006
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Software Developer

Worked in London as a Software Developer for BP, Credit Suisse and Accenture.

2002 - 2006
College

London Stock Exchange

Worked as a software engineer at the London Stock Exchange upgrading their core trading systems.

2002
College

Hardware Engineer at Xilinx

Silicon Valley trained in integrated circuits for FPGA semi-conductors, which are now used in advanced bitcoin mining operations.

2000
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BE(hons) Electrical Engineering

I graduated from Canterbury University, New Zealand with an Honours in Bachelor of Electrical & Electronic Engineer, majoring in hardware, software and communications Engineering.

1996-2000

Blog


Permissioned Blocks - Hackathon Win! Consensus 2017

June 9, 2017

Permissioned Blocks: Privacy for Public Blockchains

April 18, 2017

Redux with Angular 2

October 1, 2016


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