Called an “Internet veteran” by TechCrunch, Doug has been designing, building and operating Internet applications for over 20 years. Doug is a founder and director of Isotoma, an application development agency based in the North.
Smart Contracts are legal agreements that are automatically executed on a blockchain, extending the capabilities of cryptocurrency systems well beyond simple exchanges of currency. How does this apply to real-world, complex, financial transactions like mortgages and what might the effect be if smart contracts were broadly adopted?
“Getting out of your comfort zone and trying new things is often the only way to progress. This can be made easier when it happens as part of a large company or project - but how do you do this when working for yourself? How and why do you challenge yourself to grow when it really is a choice? This is an important question for anyone who freelances, works for themselves or is dreaming of their own startup.”