What is a DAO? Simply put, DAOs or Decentralized Autonomous Organizations are community entities with distributed decision-making processes. Think of it like a digital community with a common bank account. DAOs have been created to buy NFTs, fast food restaurants, rare cultural artifacts and even an original copy of the US constitution. However, DAOs are more than just curious blockchain projects – their innovative utilization of smart contracts and governance protocols may represent a bold new future for more business processes and even the operating models for more traditional organizations, charities or political action groups.
Watch Mike Walsh explain it in the video below:
Mike Walsh is the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing business for the 21st century. His expertise is giving leaders advise on how to thrive in this era of disruptive technological change. Mikes travels the world over 300 days a year, interviewing innovators, entrepreneurs and corporate revolutionaries to give his clients and audiences the freshest and best vision of tomorrow’s opportunities.
Mike has delivered close to a thousand keynote speeches to companies in almost every industry around the globe. In 2014, Mike was invited to be a main stage keynote speaker at the renowned Million Dollar Round Table where his customized presentation reached more than 8,000 people.
Aside from being a favored speaker to several global Fortune 500 companies, Mike is also a prolific writer. His international publications include articles in BusinessWeek, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of the best-selling book FUTURETAINMENT (published by Phaidon and winner of the design award by the Art Director’s Club in New York) and The Dictionary of Dangerous Ideas.
Mike was the founder of Jupiter Research (Australia), was a senior strategist at News Corporation (Asia Pacific Region). He is currently a board member and strategic investor in the North Alliance, Scandinavia’s leading digital marketing group.
Mike’s keynotes are:
- The Algorithmic Leader
- Designing your business for the 21st century
- Digital Transformation
- Human-centric Innovation