Richie Etwaru is an American business executive, author, global keynote speaker, adjunct professor and patent holder who specializes in the next era of commerce termed “Trusted Commerce”. He's also the Co-Founder and CEO of Hu-manity.co, a fast growing startup enabling inherent personal data to become a property right, creating the de factoo 31st international human right.
Richie Etwaru brings breadth and depth in his experience as a C-level Fortune 500 Company executive, one of the first Chief Digital Officers in the world, a serial author, owner of international patents, founder of multiple ventures, an experienced keynote speaker, an angel investor, a member of advisory boards, the owner of restaurants, and a recognized thought leader in the area of digital, technology, and design.
Richie is an adjunct professor of blockchain management at Syracuse University in New York. He has delivered over 100 blockchain keynotes across the world and has written some of the most read blockchain blogs as of this writing. His interviews on blockchain, advisory work with governments and venture funds, and TEDx talk titled “Blockchain: Massively Simplified” delivered in March 2017 has unlocked potential and identified opportunities for hundreds of organizations.