What You Need to Know About ETH 2.0

What is Ethereum? Ethereum is the most popular altcoin, the number one smart contract blockchain, and has the second largest market capitalization. Ethereum was developed to be an operating system for hosting custom assets and programs or decentralized applications, which are large arrangements of smart contracts deployed if and when distinguishing events are met.  ETH […]

What You Need to Know About Crypto Winter

It’s summer time; yet, we have just entered a crypto winter, and there is a chill in the air. Though we may be at the beginning or in the midst of crypto winter, it is predicted that crypto is not going away; survival of the fittest coins and utility will endure the volatility. Seasons and […]

What You Need to Know About Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAOs)

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies, including but not limited to Bitcoin, NFTs, and DeFi, have been at the forefront of our vocabulary recently. One of the newer concepts that have emerged from Blockchaintechnology, in recent time, is the decentralized autonomous organization or DAO. At the convergence of Web3 and NFTs lie several platforms attempting to leverage technology […]

What You Need to Know About Play-To-Earn Gaming

Though numbers may vary, according to BITKRAFT Ventures, video games represent a $336 billion industry and have emerged as the world’s largest media category in recent years. Currently, the gamingindustry encompasses an estimated 3.24 billion active online gamers globally, and experts forecast this number to exponentially grow. Though the numbers may speak for themselves, the […]

What You Need to Know About Metaverses

The Metaverse is a massively scaled and collectively shared virtual space created through the convergence of augmented virtual reality, augmented reality, and the internet. It is a space where physical reality and digital reality meet; it is a space where people and businesses can participate in a shared virtual universe.

What You Need to Know About NFTs

An NFT (Non-Fungible Token) is a cryptographic token on the blockchain that defines a unique asset. In simpler terms, an NFT is a digital asset or digital collectible. This unique asset can represent tangible or intangible items, including music, art, and real estate, among others. An NFT is unique (hence, non-fungible) and it cannot be […]

What You Need to Know About Blockchain/Crypto

By now, you’ve probably heard the terms cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ethereum tossed around. If you haven’t, well here’s your introduction. But even if you have heard these terms before you may still be wondering how they function in our current economy and society. I know I did. Over the last couple of weeks, I have received […]

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Daniel Siciliano

F. Daniel Siciliano is an Independent Director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco and Chair of the American Immigration Council. He is the former faculty director of the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University and former Professor of the Practice and Associate Dean at Stanford Law School. His work has included expert testimony in front of both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives and for 2009, 2010, and 2011, alongside leading academics and business leaders such as Ben Bernanke, Paul Krugman, and Carl Icahn, Professor Siciliano was named to the “Directorship 100” – a list of the most influential people in corporate governance.

Siciliano was also co-founder, CEO and ultimately Executive Chairman of LawLogix Group, Inc. – a global software technology company named 9 consecutive times to the Inc. 500/5000, several times ranked as one of the Top 100 fastest-growing private software companies in the US and named to the US Hispanic Business 500 (largest) and Hispanic Business 100 (fastest growing) lists for 2010 and 2011. In 2012 he sold a majority stake of the company to PNC Riverarch Capital, continued as Executive Chairman, and led the sale of the company to Hyland Software/Thoma Bravo in 2015.

Siciliano is a co-founder and board member of the Silicon Valley Directors’ Exchange (SVDX), Chairman of the national non-partisan American Immigration Council, past-President of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council #1057, and an active member of the Latino Corporate Directors’ Association.

Siciliano’s related areas of expertise include executive compensation, corporate compliance, the legal and social impact of autonomous (AI/robotic) systems, and corporate technology strategy and security. He has served as a governance consultant and trainer to the Board of Directors of dozens of Fortune 1000 companies (including Google, Microsoft, Fedex, Disney, Entergy and Applied Materials), is an angel investor and consultant to several firms and companies in Silicon Valley, Hong Kong, India, and Latin America, and currently serves as an independent director on the board of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco. He lives in Los Altos, California.