Who is Don Tapscott? Cryptocurrency Celebrities
Don Tapscott, one of the world’s leading authorities on business strategy, is Chief Executive of international think tank New Paradigm. New Paradigm, founded in 1993, produces groundbreaking research focused on the role of technology in productivity, business design, effectiveness and competitiveness. Tapscott recently completed a $4 million investigation of how firms will innovate in the 21st Century entitled IT and Competitive Advantage, funded by 22 global corporations.
Don is also the co-founder and Executive Director at Blockchain Research Institute, which seeks to drive clear policy-making and governance of bitcoin. He is also the best-selling author of “Blockchain Revolution”, a book on the numerous impacts that cryptocurrencies and blockchain will have on the world.
Tapscott is the author of 10 widely read books about information technology in business and society, including Paradigm Shift, Growing Up Digital and The Naked Corporation. His latest, co-authored with Anthony Williams, is Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything. He is also adjunct professor of management at the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. His clients include top executives at many of the world’s largest corporations and government leaders from many countries. He holds a Master’s degree in Research Methodology and an (Hon.) Doctor of Laws.
Don Tapscott is one of the world’s most sought-after speakers, keynoting over 1000 conferences, executive planning sessions and other gatherings since New Paradigm was founded in 1993. He has presented to over half of the CEOs of the Fortune 500 companies, and has shared the stage with Heads of State such as President Bill Clinton, CEOs such as Sam Palmisano (IBM), Steve Balmer (Microsoft) and A.G. Lafley (Procter & Gamble), as well as social leaders such as Klaus Schwab (World Economic Forum) and Linus Torvalds (Linux).