Click to Open Search Bar

Adam Back

Cryptographer & Crypto-hacker; Co-founder & CEO of Blockstream

REQUEST BOOKING INFORMATION

 Adam Back Biography

Adam Back is a British cryptographer, crypto-hacker, co-founder and CEO of Blockstream, a company that seeks to further the development of bitcoin and blockchain technology.

He is the inventor of hashcash, the proof-of-work system used by several anti-spam systems. A similar system is used in bitcoin. Hashcash has also been used in a number of other protocols such as combating blog spam and defending against user namespace pollution.

Back implemented credlib, a library that implements the credential systems of Stefan Brands and David Chaum.

As well, he was the first to formalize the Non-Interactive Forward-Secrecy security property for email and to observe that any Identity-Based Encryption scheme can be used to provide Non-Interactive Forward Secrecy.

Back is known for pioneering the use of ultra-compact code with his 3-line RSA in Perl signature file and non-exportable T-shirts to protest the (now relaxed) United States cryptography export regulations.

He is an expert in cryptography protocols, bitcoin, electronic cash, privacy enhanced technology, distributed file systems, anonymity, distributed publishing systems, p2p systems and serves as a consultant in these areas.

He has a computer science Ph.D. from the University of Exeter.

-
Videos
FAQs
  • HOW TO BOOK Adam Back?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Adam Back for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Adam Back, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Adam Back or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Adam Back?

    Booking fees for Adam Back, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Adam Back, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Adam Back?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Adam Back for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Adam Back for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Adam Back or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Adam Back or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
Check Availability

Tell us about your event!

During normal business hours, we respond to most inquiries within 4 hours.

Users also viewed these speakers:

This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

Adam Back

Cryptographer & Crypto-hacker; Co-founder & CEO of Blockstream

Speaking Fee:

Adam Back Biography

Adam Back is a British cryptographer, crypto-hacker, co-founder and CEO of Blockstream, a company that seeks to further the development of bitcoin and blockchain technology.

He is the inventor of hashcash, the proof-of-work system used by several anti-spam systems. A similar system is used in bitcoin. Hashcash has also been used in a number of other protocols such as combating blog spam and defending against user namespace pollution.

Back implemented credlib, a library that implements the credential systems of Stefan Brands and David Chaum.

As well, he was the first to formalize the Non-Interactive Forward-Secrecy security property for email and to observe that any Identity-Based Encryption scheme can be used to provide Non-Interactive Forward Secrecy.

Back is known for pioneering the use of ultra-compact code with his 3-line RSA in Perl signature file and non-exportable T-shirts to protest the (now relaxed) United States cryptography export regulations.

He is an expert in cryptography protocols, bitcoin, electronic cash, privacy enhanced technology, distributed file systems, anonymity, distributed publishing systems, p2p systems and serves as a consultant in these areas.

He has a computer science Ph.D. from the University of Exeter.

Adam Back Videos

  • Bitcoin scaling tradeoffs with Adam Back
    In this talk, Adam Back overviews the Bitcoin scaling and discuses his personal view about its tradeoffs and future development.
  • Sidechains: Weaving a network of blockchains with Bitcoin
    Over the last couple of years, blockchains have captured a significant mindshare of innovation in financial services, industrial Internet and digital...
  • EB95 – Adam Back: Why Bitcoin Needs A Measured Approach To Scaling
    As the debate about forks, the blocksize and decision making in Bitcoin continues, we are joined by Adam Back.

Speaker Lists Featuring Adam Back

FAQs on booking Adam Back

  • How to book Adam Back?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Adam Back for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Adam Back, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Adam Back or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Adam Back?

    Booking fees for Adam Back, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Adam Back, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Adam Back?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Adam Back for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Adam Back for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Adam Back or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Adam Back or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Adam Back is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Adam Back for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Adam Back generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Bettina Warburg, Brock Pierce, Jeremy Gardner, Alberto Mata and Brian Armstrong. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Adam Back for an upcoming event.

Adam Back Speaker Videos

  • Bitcoin scaling tradeoffs with Adam Back
    In this talk, Adam Back overviews the Bitcoin scaling and discuses his personal view about its tradeoffs and future development.
    Sidechains: Weaving a network of blockchains with Bitcoin
    Over the last couple of years, blockchains have captured a significant mindshare of innovation in financial services, industrial Internet and digital commerce industries.
  • EB95 – Adam Back: Why Bitcoin Needs A Measured Approach To Scaling
    As the debate about forks, the blocksize and decision making in Bitcoin continues, we are joined by Adam Back.

Tell us about your event!

During normal business hours, we respond to most inquiries within 4 hours.

  • Customized Service

    Our agents find the right fit for your event

  • Unparalleled Database

    Full access to all speakers & celebrities

  • One Stop Shopping

    A reliable and unbiased point of contact

  • Logistics Management

    Your personal Logistics Manager who takes care of all event details

Speakers Similar to Adam Back

This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

TOP