Author: Jillian Godsil

Thomas Cox: The Generalist

Reading Time: 8 minutes Thomas Cox, employee number three of Block.one, shares his views of the world, talks about decentralised governance, and points out we all need purpose, whether we are right or wrong. I was preparing for my interview with Thomas Cox I asked a number of people what I should ask. One bright […]

Cherchez la Femme

Reading Time: < 1 minute The mis-coined expression from Alexandre Dumas’ novel The Mohicans of Paris (for which I always want to substitute the Last of the Mohicans) refers to how women are the source of all problems. I want to use this familiar expression to look for women in blockchain – whether they be problematic or […]

Matt Arnett: Bahamian Rhapsody in NFTs

Reading Time: 8 minutes Did you know there is more than $100billion in sunken treasure in the Bahamian waters? Come and read about this pirate’s dream in blockchain with Matt Arnett, who has incidentally hung out with Kayne West and Kylie Minogue, although not at the same time. Yet another great story in blockchain. […]

Emal Safi: The Diamond Heist

Reading Time: 4 minutes Emal Safi has perhaps been a treasure hunter all his life. From diamonds to hunting for crypto through gaming, he talks to Jillian from Blockleaders about why blockchain and why now. Emal Safi has been a fan of technology from a very early age. “My whole life,” he says. As […]

Anderson Tan – The Renaissance Man

Reading Time: 9 minutes Anderson Tan is positively voracious in his search for knowledge and learning. In 2014, while between jobs (and by jobs I mean having sold two companies and being involved in real estate before casting about for a new adventure), he studied continuously computer science, physics, entrepreneurship, philosophy, technology, coding, creative […]

Stephen Cutter: Dream Chaser

Reading Time: 8 minutes What is a suitable job for a rebel in search of a cause? It may have taken some time but, for blockchain zealot Stephen Cutter, it turns out his path was always moving toward blockchain. When he finally intersected with the industry last year it was to propel him to the […]

Jillian Godsil: Writer for Blockleaders

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jillian Godsil describes herself as “CEO, ICO Advisor, CryptoJournalist, BlockchainSpeaker, Broadcaster DublinCityFM EastCoastFM, Writer, LawChanger, Dreamer”. This is not even half the story. She is also Co-Founder of Blockleaders, fulfilling a dream to create a space where readers can find out about the human driving force behind the innovation and […]

ICON Brings World’s First ICO Awards to London

Reading Time: 2 minutes Earlier this month saw the launch of the ICON Awards, the world’s first celebration and platform for the brightest blockchain projects today. The ICON awards single out the best ICO projects from around the world, looking to reward talent and success with international recognition. Founders, Clara Florey of DisPRupter PR […]