Nov 3, 2022
Marlon Williams is the Founder of Atlanta Blockchain Center, a company that aims to be the catalyst for Atlanta’s emergence as the global premier blockchain innovation hub. He is also the Founder of Starter Labs and Qubicles, Co-founder of Telos, and a Partner at Starter Capital. At 16 years old, Marlon attended Central Florida Vocational School to study computer programming and business management before attending Miami Dade College and Kaplan University to study computer information systems and information technology.
With the rise of Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency, blockchain has become increasingly common. But its emergence raises privacy and security concerns, particularly with regard to digital assets and transactions. So, what do companies and developers need to consider before adopting blockchain or creating a blockchain platform?
Software developer Marlon Williams says that in order to mitigate transaction exploits, designers need to implement proven frameworks when writing code to consider blockchain’s nuances and lengthy finalization times. Yet when it comes to personal digital assets, privacy remains an issue, so Marlon asserts the importance of federal regulatory guidelines to simplify asset representation and functionality and help companies build privacy features into their blockchains.
In today’s episode of She Said Privacy/He Said Security, Jodi and Justin Daniels interview Marlon Williams, Founder of Atlanta Blockchain Center, about considerations and concerns surrounding blockchain’s widespread use. Marlon shares tips for developing blockchain platforms, how privacy impacts brands’ use of blockchain, and the importance of regulatory guidelines in its mass adoption.