Stanford has been ranked number one on digital currency news site CoinDesk’s first list of the top 10 “blockchain universities and colleges” in the United States.
Two professors have launched the nascent Center for Blockchain Research (CBR), Stanford Engineering announced in a press release on Wednesday.
Allison Berke is the executive director of the Stanford Cyber Initiative, where she manages the program’s research, education and outreach work.
“Don’t protect your past,” said Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, to her audience in CEMEX Auditorium on Tuesday. “Don’t define yourself as a product.”
Rometty, who also serves as chairwoman and president of IBM, was invited by the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) as a part of their View From The Top student-run speaker series. View From the Top brings in global leaders to share perspectives on leadership, careers and core values.
Two weeks ago, delegates of the Papua New Guinean government visited Stanford to meet with an advisory board of University faculty members and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to discuss the implementation of blockchain, an advanced networking system consisting of many interconnected computer databases.