HEC Paris Campus


The 4th edition of the conferences series of the three HEC Paris’ Centers of expertise will be dedicated to Cryptocurrencies and block-chain. To deepen this crucial topic, the Digital Center invites Nicolas Kozakiewicz, Head of Research & Development and Innovation, Worldline*
Since the introduction of Bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrency and its underlying technology, blockchain, have taken the world by storm.
Cryptocurrencies are seen as being revolutionary in the field of finance and payment, and blockchain technologies are considered transformative, with a wide range of applications.
The goal of this conference is to present a brief introduction to the history of the crypto-currency and how is perceived today. What is the role of Blockchain in the development of cryptocurrency space? And answers to many other far-reaching questions.

*Nicolas Kozakiewicz, Head of Research & Development and Innovation at Worldline has 20 years’ experience in Innovation and R&D both in big corporations and half founding and funding start-ups, in Europe and the Silicon Valley. Nicolas leads multinational engineering teams, from upcoming trends and technologies to Business-applied services. For the past few years, Nicolas has driven the Global R&D and Innovation at Worldline – the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry – leading teams to concentrate, evaluate, prioritize and drive to market reality all the disruptive technologies/ usages, instilling innovation, igniting new services and increasing performances and efficiency in our portfolio. Nicolas joined Atos group in 2009 and holds a SW/HW engineering degree from EFREI backed up by a Start-up specialized MBA course from HEC in France.