After the ICO

Kathleen Breitman, Tezos and Gideon Lichfield, MIT Technology Review

Kathleen Breitman, the head of one of the most controversial “alt coin” companies discusses how things have changed since it launched.

Kathleen Breitman, Cofounder and CEO, Tezos

Kathleen Breitman is a cofounder of Tezos, a blockchain-based smart contract platform with an on-chain governance mechanism to coordinate and push upgrades to its network. Before joining Tezos, Kathleen was a senior strategy associate for R3, a blockchain consortium of more than 70 financial firms. She has also worked at Accenture, Bridgewater Associates, and the iWall Street Journal/i. She holds a degree from Cornell University.

Gideon Lichfield, Editor in Chief, MIT Technology Review

Gideon Lichfield has been the editor-in-chief of MIT Technology Review since December 2017. He spent 16 years at The Economist, first as a science and technology writer and then in postings to Mexico City, Moscow, Jerusalem, and New York City. In 2012 he left to become one of the founding editors of Quartz, a news outlet dedicated to covering the future of the global economy that is now widely recognized as one of the most innovative companies in digital media. Gideon has taught journalism at New York University and been a fellow at Data & Society, a research institute devoted to studying the social impacts of new technology. He grew up in the UK and studied physics and the philosophy of science.

Please enter your email address to view this free video.

We'd like to keep in touch about future MIT Technology Review initiatives and events.