Session #1: Introduction to Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain Technology

Session #1 - Introduction to Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain Technology


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Session #1: Introduction to Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain Technology

This is part 1 of an 8-part webinar course that is designed to support financial advisors in their efforts to have constructive and informed client engagements on digital asset investment opportunities.

Session One provides a comprehensive primer into blockchain technology and some of the new asset classes it has inspired.

Course takers of this webinar will obtain:

  • An introduction to different types of cryptocurrencies including utility tokens, stablecoins, privacy coins & smart contract coins;
  • A firm understanding of the evolving regulatory and compliance landscape of the various cryptocurrencies;
  • In-depth knowledge on the risk management strategy that is unique to this emergent asset class.

Speaker: Jahon Jamali, CMO & Cofounder of Sarson Funds

Jahon Jamali is a leading expert on emerging technologies, global risk management and international relations.  After receiving his BA & MA from Johns Hopkins University, he began his career as a U.S. Intelligence Officer with the Pentagon’s Defense and Intelligence Agency. He has served worldwide as a trained human intelligence officer and former interrogator and is a recipient of the Defense Intelligence Agency Award for Excellence. Jahon is currently a renowned digital assets and crypto educator and community influencer. He is routinely sought by media to explain the current events in digital asset landscape and to explain the intersection of cryptocurrency blockchain technology and security. He has been  featured on Cheddar News, Real America’s Voice News, Forbes, Financial Times and NTD News.

Moderator: Dara Albright, Partner at Digital Wealth Education

Dara Albright is a recognized authority on fintech & digital wealth with a distinguished 29-year career in finance & the host of DWealth Muse podcast, appearing weekly on Digital Wealth News. She is also the co-founder of DWealth Ed, the novel financial EdTech platform offering incentivized learning for financial professionals, business executives and modern-day investors/consumers (“investumers”) as they seek to understand the monumental impact fintech is making on financial services, businesses and economies at-large.