Andre De Castro is the CEO & Founder of Blockchain of Things, Inc. He is a long-time crypto currency specialist who has an expert’s insight as to the field’s potential, and is working towards making that potential a reality. Andre has been an active participant in the Bitcoin community and industry since 2010.
Andre’s experience includes being a software developer, investor, trader, advisor, and US policy influencer. He is an avid public speaker and panelist for financial technology events including GE Global Research, Perkins Coie, Wedbush, and the NY Bitcoin Center. His early grasp of the unrealized potential of blockchain technology to revolutionize multiple sectors of the industry led him to found Blockchain ofThings in 2014, and drive the development of the Catenis EnterpriseTM platform.
Graduating with honors from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Andre earned a B.S. in Computer Science, with concentration in artificial intelligence. A prolific inventor, he is the holder of two U.S. patents that streamline the installation of electronic products in automotive circuits.
Most recently, Andre was a keynote speaker at Interop ITX in Las Vegas, Blockchain Summit in Beijing, Canaccord Genuity’s Annual Growth Conference in Boston, and the Blockchain World Congress in NYC.