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Caterina Rindi

Principal at Rindi Consulting

San Francisco Bay Area, United States

Caterina Rindi is a blockchain educator, international consultant, and multilingual speaker, traveling frequently between Europe and the United States.

Past speaking engagements include TEDxGhent, SXSW, Stanford University, University of Tokyo, Health 2.0, and Institute for the Future, among others.

Caterina comes from a background in education and non-profits; through her efforts developing more scalable opportunities and tapping existing resources via peer-to-peer technologies, she became involved in the bitcoin and blockchain ecosystem in 2013.

Today, Caterina lends her expertise to fintech startups as well as other clients in industries ranging from P2P collaborative economies, consumer products, governance, and healthcare, and is helping organizations think about tapping the advantages of decentralized, transparent, secure databases and self-executing contracts.

She is also addressing the responsibility of our wealthiest citizens to care for the environment and their communities, and use their social impact positively.

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Speaking
Travels From: San Francisco, CA
Speaking Topics: Blockchain, Peer-to-Peer Tech, Open-Source Collaboration

Caterina Rindi Points
Academic 0
Author 1
Influencer 14
Speaker 28
Entrepreneur 0
Total 43

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

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Company Information

Company Type: Individual
Business Unit: Blockchain
Theatre: Global
Media Experience: 15 years
Last Media Interview: 10/20/2018

Areas of Expertise

Blockchain 32.84
Cryptocurrency 30.13
Digital Disruption
Digital Transformation
Emerging Technology 30.05
FinTech 30.23
Leadership 30.27
Future of Work 30.30
CSR 30.45

Industry Experience

Federal & Public Sector
Financial Services & Banking
Higher Education & Research
Professional Services


1 Article/Blog
Bitcoin & Blockchains for Beginners
March 13, 2019
Bitcoin and blockchain technology are coming, but many people who are curious about it are overwhelmed and intimidated by its technical nature.

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Tags: Blockchain

2 Keynotes
Blockchains, Burning Man, and Bravery
June 28, 2017
Blockchain technology is disrupting industries worldwide, bypassing established authorities and encouraging experimentation with peer-to-peer networks in business and in life. This values-driven system stimulates creativity and bravery. Understanding what is behind blockchain can provide insight into our changing world.

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Tags: Blockchain, Leadership, Future of Work

Taming the Bitcoin Blockchain
May 06, 2016
Bitcoin and blockchain technology are mentioned everywhere in the media and described alternately as disruptive, innovative, criminal, brilliant, and the future of financial technology. This keynote will separate the reality from the hype, covering a brief history, current uses and developments, and advantages being explored by the fintech industry. Bitcoin will be demystified as a currency, recognizing its usefulness and perceived threat to governments, corporations, and banks. We’ll also cover what makes the bitcoin blockchain such a revolutionary tool, and why those same institutions are trying to bend it to their will. Lastly, we’ll discuss alternative blockchains like Ethereum, and the additional solutions they offer.

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Tags: Blockchain

8 Panels
Rindi - Blockchain DLT FinTech Impact China
October 29, 2018
1. Blockchain & DLT Impact on Finance: Opportunities & Challenges Caterina Rindi
2. Caterina Rindi - •Elementary Education •p2p & Collaborative Economy •Bitcoin Startup •CSR & Impact
3. Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) • consensus-driven, p2p-shared digital database & ledger • replicated among multiple sites, countries, institutions • global • permissioned/private or permissionless/public • blockchain is one kind of DLT • many blockchains – e.g. Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, Ripple

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Tags: Blockchain, FinTech, CSR

Rindi - Blockchains 101 at San Diego Startup Week
June 26, 2018
1. San Diego Startup Week 2018 Caterina Rindi Blockchain 101 for Startups @CaterinaRindi June2018
2. Caterina Rindi Elementary Education p2p & Collaborative Economy Bitcoin Startup CSR & Impact NHSA HeadStarter Network Tech Council @CaterinaRindi June2018

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Tags: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, FinTech

Governance of Emerging Technologies
May 17, 2018
1. Caterina Rindi Elementary Education p2p & Collaborative Economy Bitcoin Startup CSR & Impact NHSA HeadStarter Network Tech Council @CaterinaRindi May 2018
2. Why Important @CaterinaRindi • new tools • p2p consensus + cryptography + distr. open ledger • global, multi-industry impact • new economic access • microtransactions; token market & ICO’s • speaks to lost trust in governments, corporations, banks • personal data ownership & monetization; privacy May 2018

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Tags: Blockchain, Emerging Technology, CSR

Blockchain Fireside Chat
April 19, 2018
Media, technology and telecommunications are changing at the speed of light. Meet the thought leaders and experts at the forefront of these innovations. Be inspired by their vision and feel the energy of tomorrow’s possibilities for your brands and businesses. Experience new technology first hand. Enter curious. Leave inspired. Be fuelled.

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Tags: Blockchain

Financing the Internet for All
June 26, 2017
Panel discussing Financing the Internet for All, at the Connect to Thrive Global Summit hosted by the People-Centered Internet, on March 24, 2017. Moderator John Ryan; co-panelist Holly Ruxin, CEO Montcalm.

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Tags: Blockchain

Blockchain for the Sustainable Development Goals
June 17, 2017
Caterina Rindi talking bitcoin and blockchain on panel at the Annual Power of Collaboration Global Summit, at the United Nations in New York, NY.

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Tags: Blockchain

Fintech 2020 – Revolution: The Financial Architecture of the Future
February 01, 2017
Fintech 2020 – Revolution: The Financial Architecture of the Future

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Tags: Blockchain, FinTech

Blockchains in Healthcare
September 26, 2016
Rindi , Health 2.0 Blockchains Introduction Presentation

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Tags: Blockchain

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