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Brent Perreault

Paxos

Brent (Ph.D. Physics) is a software engineer and technical problem solver. He wrote the Paxos Standard Smart Contracts and architected Paxos' Held-Rate-Quote system that PayPal’s crypto trading experience relies on.

Talk abstract:

Deploying Dollars on the Blockchain

Brent and Ilan will take you through deploying your first smart contract and integrating it from a simple financial decentralized application (dapp). The focus will be on a token that is 1:1 backed with reserved dollars similar to stablecoins like USDP and BUSD. Get a whirlwind tour of the Ethereum blockchain, crypto signing, tokenized assets, and web3, with instructive parts of the code left to be filled in during the workshop.