Blockchain: what it is, how it really can change the world
The most encouraging benefit of blockchain technology is the incentive it creates for participants to work honestly where rules apply equally to all.
Professor Mihaela Ulieru is President of the IMPACT Institute for the Digital Economy, aiming to capitalize on her achievments as the Canada Research Chair in Adaptive Information Infrastructures for the eSociety which she held for five years since July 2005. In 2007 she was appoined to the Science, Technology and Innovation Council of Canada by the Minister of Industry, to advise the government and provide foresight on innovation issues related to the ICT impact on Canada's economic development and social well-being against international standards of excellence. In 2006 she was appointed to the Science and Engineering Research Council of Singapore, and in 2010 she was appointed Expert in ICT-Enabled Innovation at the Executive Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation of Romania, and as Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University, in Ottawa. As a tenured professor at the University of New Brunswick (2005-2012) she founded the Adaptive Risk Management Laboratory with Canada Foundation for Innovation sponsorship. She led several large scale projects funded by NSERC, DRDC, CANARIE and NBIF targeting the management of complex situations through more organic ways of governance. She is the Member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Data Driven Development.