Eric Kapfhammer is the founder of Metycus, a non-profit foundation established to bring academic and professional accreditation to the individual level. By combining technology and community to leverage a blockchain-based credentialing mechanism across interests, skills, and areas of expertise, Metycus aims to empower individuals across the world to take more control over their academic and professional lives.
Eric is the founder and CEO of LogosBlock, a blockchain-based alternative investment and wealth management platform that is focused on increasing crypto-asset adoption by the broader institutional financial community. He has led a data science team at Microsoft, applying statistical and machine learning approaches to computer and network security. Prior to joining Microsoft, Eric spent the previous decade in the quantitative trading space as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, leading teams of data scientists and software engineers. He has also worked in software engineering and program management roles at companies such as Starbucks, Expedia, and Boeing.