Marshall Ball is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at NYU Courant. His research is focused on theoretical computer science, particularly the foundations of cryptography and computational complexity.
The Company's advisory board is now composed of four members with expertise across global payments, fintech, finance, and computer science.
VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 2, 2022 /CNW/ - Wellfield Technologies Inc. (TSXV: WFLD) (FRANKFURT: K8D) (the "Company" or "Wellfield"), is pleased to announce that it has named Marshall Ball, a globally recognized professor and researcher, as the fourth member of the Company's advisory board. This follows the appointments of globally recognized computer science expert Amir Shpilka, Global Payments and Fintech Leader William Keliehor and Global Financial Leader, Professor Tamir Agmon, during late 2021.
Levy Cohen, CEO of Wellfield commented, "As we prepare to begin launching solutions in 2022 aimed at addressing some of the biggest challenges facing decentralized finance (DeFi) today, it is imperative that we have access to the best and brightest minds available. Asst. Prof. Marshall Ball brings valuable insight from the worlds of cryptography and computational complexity and is well positioned to advise our team particularly as we launch initial functionality under our Seamless protocol-layer brand, later this year. Asst. Prof. Ball has contributed to Seamless research and development from its early days. Our advisory board is now composed of globally renowned computer science researchers, as well as proven experts in the financial and global payments worlds, which we feel will both augment our efforts to crack some of the most persistent problems that DeFi is facing today, while ensuring what we develop is both applicable and compatible with the world of traditional finance."
Asst. Prof. Marshall Ball
Marshall Ball is currently an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at NYU Courant. His research is focused on theoretical computer science, particularly the foundations of cryptography and computational complexity. Asst. Prof. Ball completed a PhD at Columbia University, where he was advised by Tal Malkin, a world-renowned cryptographic researcher and professor at Columbia University. In the midst of Asst. Prof. Ball's doctoral studies, he spent two and half years visiting the FACT Center at IDC Herzliya, Israel. After graduating, he was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Washington, supported by a NSF/CRA Computing Innovation Fellowship, under the guidance of Huijia Lin and Stefano Tessaro, both globally recognized researchers. For the academic research papers authored or co-authored by Asst. Prof. Ball, please click here.
About Wellfield Technologies
Wellfield is focused on unlocking the power of decentralized finance (DeFi) by building open and accessible decentralized protocols and also blockchain based consumer products. Seamless - the Company's protocol layer brand - focuses on solutions that enhance and optimize liquidity in the Ethereum ecosystem, make Bitcoin compatible with DeFi, and enable decentralized cross blockchain exchange. MoneyClip - Wellfield's application layer brand - is powered by DeFi to enhance everyday financial products and make money work for the way people live.
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