Sam is the founder and CEO of Blockchain Global Limited , a profitable technology company with audited FY2016 revenue of AU$5.9 million, and offices in Melbourne, Hong Kong, Dalian and Washington. The company's corporate accelerator program has made over a dozen investments in successful startups leveraging Blockchain Technology. With Blockchain Technology poised to dis-intermediate middlemen on a global scale, Sam established the Distributed Group, a blockchain venture platform that connects corporates, investors and entrepreneurs through a network of +100 DLT pioneers that apply knowledge to create value at all stages, (Ideation, Proof of Concept and Production), with the aim to ultimately reduced friction, fraud and cost for any company in any industry that interfaces with technology. As an industry leader, Sam founded the Blockchain Centre , (worlds first Blockchain Knowledge Hub) and Distributed Technologies Institute . He is a frequent speaker, having delivered presentations as a subject matter expert at numerous Blockchain Summits, DLT Conferences and Governance Institute Forums among others and been interviewed on CNBC, BBC, Sky News and RT.