Blockchain 101

Video Length: 9 Minutes
Released: April 2016
Presenter: Al Dominick
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Blockchain, the underlying technology for the cryptocurrency bitcoin, has the potential to radically transform the financial industry. What could this mean for your bank? In this Board Brief, a part of Bank Director’s Online Training Series, Al Dominick, president & CEO of Bank Director, explains why banks, technology companies and venture capitalists see possibilities in blockchain.

Topics Include:

  • What Is Blockchain?
  • Blockchain’s Potential
  • How Banks Are Reacting

A glossary of banking terms is included with each video unit.

About the Presenter:

Al Dominick is the President & CEO of Bank Director. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the strategy, operations and financial performance of the company. Al joined the company in 2010 and regularly speaks at conferences and writes for BankDirector.com. In addition, he frequently meets with CEOs, chairmen, C-level executives and members of a board, the men and women that run companies that provide services and support to these officers and directors, bank analysts, private equity executives and institutional investors.

Al is a graduate of Washington & Lee University, where he was a four-year letterman on the varsity baseball team, and earned an MBA from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. His financial and technology background includes positions with Board Member, Inc., Bank Director’s previous company which is now part of the New York Stock Exchange, and Computech, a Bethesda, Maryland-based information technology firm now part of NCI (NASDAQ: NCIT).

Tricia Lesh

Vice President of Marketing

Tricia Lesh is Vice President of Marketing for Bank Director and manages the production and development projects for BankDirector.com and FinXTech.com. In addition, Tricia is focused on leading the direction of the company’s marketing, public relations and branding initiatives. A graduate of Belmont University, Tricia has more than 20+ years of experience in the financial industry, working in institutions with assets ranging from $500 million to $2.2 billion.