Omid Malekan

Omid Malekan

Omid Malekan is a nine-year veteran of the crypto industry and an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, where he lectures on blockchain and crypto. He is the author of the upcoming book “Re-Architecting Trust: The Curse of History and the Crypto Cure for Money, Markets, and Platforms.”


Omid Malekan is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with him through LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website.
Omid Malekan
Business Transformation

Understanding the Importance and Drawbacks of Our Current Payment Infrastructure

To the passionate believer, Bitcoin is a rival to fiat currencies. But ironically, the second most popular application of blockchain technology beyond Bitcoin is the US dollar. There is currently $150b worth of the global reserve currency on platforms such as Ethereum and monthly volumes surpass that of PayPal. To...