Researcher biography

Dr. David Hyland-Wood is a multi-disciplinary engineer based in Brisbane, Australia. He is currently inventing next generation blockchain solutions for enterprise use and space exploration within the PegaSys division of ConsenSys. In 2018, he led the acquisition of pioneering space technology company Planetary Resources for ConsenSys, and led the creation of the first international blockchain standard, the Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification by the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance. David serves as Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at The University of Queensland. He advises several Australian space startup companies in Queensland and New South Wales.