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George is a blockchain and cryptocurrency consultant and advisor to global financial institutions, startups and law firms.  He recently co-authored a seminal report on blockchain architecture with KPMG: https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/pdf/2016/06/kpmg-blockchain-consensus-mechanism.pdf and Gilbert & Tobin: https://www.gtlaw.com.au/blockchain-and-shared-ledgers-new-age-consortium as well as working with Brian Kelly Capital Management, a NYC hedge fund to re-architect Nautiluscoin into NSYS:  http://par.io/whitepaper.pdf.  

George is Entrepreneur in Residence for Blockchain & Cryptocurrency at Tyro Fintech Hub and Startupbootcamp NYC.  He also writes a blog on blockchain technology and use cases at sammantics.com.  George also co-founded BTC.sx, now magnr, a bitcoin trading platform in 2013. He is also a former Wall Street Senior Portfolio Manager and Market Strategist as well as a technical analyst. George holds the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation.