Muppies Toronto: Bitcoin & Cryptocurrecy Fireside Chat

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Date(s) - 11/29/2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

PwC Tower, 3rd Floor Oasis


Muppies Toronto, in partnership with PwC (SABN) is pleased to invite you to a Bitcoin/ Cryptocurrency fireside chat on November 29th, 2017 with Asif Qayyum (Managing Director, Emerging Technology Assurance at PwC Canada) and Shums Kassam (Tech Lead, Bots at Kik Interactive). Please find the details of the event and full bios of the speakers below:

Topics of Discussion: The future of Blockchain, Bitcoin & other Cryptocurrencies, ICO’s, and more!

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Time: 6.00pm (doors will close promptly at 6:30pm)

Location: PwC Tower, 3rd Floor Oasis
18 York St, Toronto

Cost: Free! Thanks to our generous sponsor, PwC

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Asif Qayum, Managing Director in PwC Canada’s Emerging Technology Assurance Practice. Asif has worked across multiple industries having hands-on experience in managing risk and compliance in complex transformation programs in emerging tech and legacy modernization in North America and Asia. Asif is an innovator who excels at defining ‘the art of the possible’ by challenging the norm, envisioning revolutionary solutions to complex business problems, and surpassing client expectations by helping them chart a course for rapid growth in today’s highly disruptive and often volatile technology landscape. Asif sold one of his start-ups which was the first mobile payments provider in Asia to a PwC subsidiary. He is an International Fulbright nominee and an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow from MIT

Shums Kassam, Tech Lead, Bots at Kik Interactive Inc. Shums was the co-founder of Blynkstyle, which was a shopping app acquired by Kik in 2015. He currently leads the engineering efforts in Toronto for Kik, and manages Kik’s developer platform. Kik recently raised $100 million through the launch of an innovative cryptocurrency called Kin. Kik’s developer platform is focusing on integrating Kin and empowering developers to build using Kin.


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