Kenneth Goodman | Co-Founder
Altcoin Advisors LLC

Kenneth Goodman, Co-Founder, Altcoin Advisors LLC

As a Quantitative Developer at Goldman Sachs, Ken worked on the risk side and helped drive initiatives to reduce risk. Ken has a demonstrated history of working in the financial technology industry. He graduated with an undergraduate honors degree in mathematics in two years, is completing a MS degree in Machine Learning from Georgia Tech University and is an Adjunct Mathematics Professor. He is passionate about Blockchain, Machine Learning, Applied Statistics, Quantitative Development and Mathematical Reasoning.


TSC 2018 - DAY 1 @ 16:30

Evolution of blockchain and cryptocurrencies – charting the path forward for capital markets

  • Overcoming blockchain’s kryptonite – what are the most promising solutions to the scalability problem posed by the decentralized structure of distributed ledgers?
  • Canary in the crypto mine – how can technologists, policymakers and capital markets leaders address the ever-increasing electricity/compute/e¬nergy resources being consumed by proof-of-work mining operations?
  • Mining centralization – are you concerned about the creation of a hidden power structure as industrial mining pools continue to drive network centralization? 
  • Bitcoin vs. blockchain – is it necessary to separate the digital currency from the underlying digital architecture to explore new use cases and applications?
  • Crypto in emerging & frontier markets – will cryptocurrencies continue to develop as a lifeline for undeveloped countries plagued with hyperinflation and failed government monetary policy?
  • Efficient market hypothesis (EMH) – does the price of Bitcoin and other digital currencies adhere to the EMH? Will the immense inefficiencies in prices across exchanges and markets continue to be an arbitrageur’s dream as institutional volume enters the space? 

TSC 2018 Seminar Agenda - Day 1 @ 15:30

Risks and opportunities in quantitative cryptocurrency trading

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