The Head of Engineering at MakerDAO, Wouter Kampmann, will give an introduction to the world of stablecoins. Why are they needed? What kinds of stablecoins exist? Where does Dai fit in, Maker’s own decentralized stablecoin? And why do we believe that decentralized stablecoins will be a catalyst for the wider adoption of blockchain technology? Get a walk-through of the underlying mechanisms that keep Dai stable; learn about partnerships and achievements up to date; and take a peek at the next exciting things on the Maker roadmap.
MakerDAO is unlocking the power of the blockchain for everyone by creating an inclusive platform for economic empowerment allowing equal access to the global financial marketplace. Maker is a decentralized organization dedicated to bringing stability to the crypto economy. Maker issues Dai, the world’s first decentralized stablecoin on the Ethereum blockchain. Dai eliminates volatility through an autonomous system of smart contracts, specifically designed to respond to market dynamics. Launched in 2017, Dai has successfully maintained a soft peg to the US Dollar. With a presence on numerous cryptocurrency exchanges, multiple partnerships with global supply chain companies, and agreements with organizations serving non-government agencies, Maker is unlocking the power of the blockchain to deliver on the promise of economic empowerment today. Visit www.makerdao.com.
Wouter Kampmann is the Head of Engineering team at MakerDAO. MakerDAO issues Dai, the world’s first stablecoin on the Ethereum blockchain, that eliminates volatility through a system of smart contracts designed to respond to market dynamics.
Wouter has been a part of MakerDAO team since 2017, starting as the Integration Team Lead and later transitioning into leading the engineering team. Previous positions include Software Architect (Ocular Interactive), Technical Director (CogniStreamer), and running his own software development consultancy firm for SMEs (KSDC). Wouter holds MSc in Computer Science from the Ghent University in Belgium.