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Sygnum Hero: Owen Kane

In our Sygnum Heroes series we introduce the Sygnumers behind the world’s first digital asset bank, who share in our mission to enable everyone, everywhere to own digital assets with complete trust.

Today we feature Owen Kane, Blockchain Engineer. Owen has a wealth of experience in blockchain technology and an expert in the EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine). He has lived and worked across Ireland and the UK, settling in Switzerland more than 10 months ago. Prior to Sygnum he was a Senior Consultant at Deloitte.

Hello, Owen!

What do you do at Sygnum?

My role of Blockchain engineer covers quite a lot of areas. Myself and our other blockchain engineers are responsible for designing and building all our smart contracts and backend systems to interact with protocols and our on chain assets. We also research the latest and greatest tech in the blockchain space to see how we could leverage it best for our clients.

What is the most enjoyable and most challenging part of your job?

I really enjoy working in such a fast pace and evolving space. There is always something new to learn or some exciting topic to have a deep dive into. However, this can also be challenging to keep up while delivering projects.

Describe Future Finance in three words?

Decentralized, Accessible, Fair

Who is your hero?

I think Claude Shannon is a 'lesser' known hero of the modern world.

What three items would you bring on a desert island?

A recliner, a volleyball and a copy of cast away. 😊

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