Marquette Blockchain
 
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Mission

Our mission is to facilitate education and collaboration in the interest of advancing knowledge and implementation of distributed ledger solutions

 

Upcoming Events

 

Blockchain Meets Manufacturing

Join us on June 6th at Marquette University for a panel where we'll explore how manufacturing companies are using blockchain to solve some of their most pressing issues. Details and registration here.

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Solidity Developer Workshop

Are you interested in learning how to develop on the Ethereum blockchain? The Marquette Blockchain Lab and Dapper Network have partnered to provide a 1-day, intensive developer workshop where you'll build and launch your first decentralized application. Register here.

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team

 

 
 
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Alec Shaw

Co-Founder and Director of Events

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Davis Marklin

Co-Founder and Interim President

 
 

Advisory Board

 

 
 With background in computer engineering, an MBA in Finance and Marketing, and Degrees in English, Business and Physics, most of Robert’s professional experience has revolved around the tech industry with a focus on Emerging Technology. Most recently, as Co-Founder/CRO of IRIS.TV, Rob and his team built a Personalization business that led innovation across companies like Google, Comcast, AOL, Brightcove, NBC, CBS and the NFL. As Co-Founder/Managing Director and CFO of MGID, Robert led the company to become the top audience development exchange in the world and an exit to the largest international Private Equity firm in Eastern Europe. He brings experience from a long career working in marketing, data, finance, and technology, having worked with and for brands like Verizon, Turner Broadcasting, Sinclair, Comcast, Warner Brothers, IBM, National Lampoon and Virgin.

With background in computer engineering, an MBA in Finance and Marketing, and Degrees in English, Business and Physics, most of Robert’s professional experience has revolved around the tech industry with a focus on Emerging Technology. Most recently, as Co-Founder/CRO of IRIS.TV, Rob and his team built a Personalization business that led innovation across companies like Google, Comcast, AOL, Brightcove, NBC, CBS and the NFL. As Co-Founder/Managing Director and CFO of MGID, Robert led the company to become the top audience development exchange in the world and an exit to the largest international Private Equity firm in Eastern Europe. He brings experience from a long career working in marketing, data, finance, and technology, having worked with and for brands like Verizon, Turner Broadcasting, Sinclair, Comcast, Warner Brothers, IBM, National Lampoon and Virgin.

Robert Bardunias

Co-Founder at Iris.tv

 Marcie Bomberg has over 20 years of experience in executive leadership roles both in traditional banking and private enterprise. Most recently, Marcie was the interim CEO of Milwaukee – based start up DocLaunch, that is an enterprise platform solution that manages complex documentation systems through a web portal and mobile app while utilizing advanced Blockchain and distributed ledger technology. Marcie now serves as Senior Manager at Wipfli LLP with over 1,900 associates, 49 offices in the United States and two offices in India. Wipfli ranks among the top 20 accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. Wipfli is also a member of Allinial Global, an accounting firm association of legally independent accounting and consulting firms with offices in North America and throughout the world through international members and partnerships. As an integral part of the firm’s Blockchain initiatives, Marcie enjoys serving with the Wipfli team on the Executive Committee of the Chamber of Digital Commerce. The Chamber of Digital Commerce is the world’s leading trade association representing the digital asset and blockchain industry.

Marcie Bomberg has over 20 years of experience in executive leadership roles both in traditional banking and private enterprise. Most recently, Marcie was the interim CEO of Milwaukee – based start up DocLaunch, that is an enterprise platform solution that manages complex documentation systems through a web portal and mobile app while utilizing advanced Blockchain and distributed ledger technology. Marcie now serves as Senior Manager at Wipfli LLP with over 1,900 associates, 49 offices in the United States and two offices in India. Wipfli ranks among the top 20 accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. Wipfli is also a member of Allinial Global, an accounting firm association of legally independent accounting and consulting firms with offices in North America and throughout the world through international members and partnerships. As an integral part of the firm’s Blockchain initiatives, Marcie enjoys serving with the Wipfli team on the Executive Committee of the Chamber of Digital Commerce. The Chamber of Digital Commerce is the world’s leading trade association representing the digital asset and blockchain industry.

Marcie Bomberg

Senior Manager at Wipfli LLP -Executive Committee Member of the Chamber of Digital Commerce

Paul Monsen Marquette Alum 2012 is a Co-Founder at Digital Asset Advisors, a consulting firm that facilitates the integration of emerging technologies and blockchain with traditional asset classes and structured finance. Since 2014 he has facilitated over $1 billion across commercial real estate and private equity transactions, including some of the first crowdfunded CRE placements. He is a frequent speaker on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and security token offerings. He also acts as a committee member for the Silicon Valley Blockchain Society - Los Angeles.

A native of Stoughton Wisconsin he grew up on his families small dairy farm before attending MU where he was a 4 year member of the Marquette University Men's Soccer Team.

Paul Monsen

Co-Founder at Assetaccess.io

 Michael Adam is a seasoned FinTech entrepreneur. Michael's newest venture, DocLaunch was founded in 2015 and is defining how enterprises are using blockchain and distributed ledger technology today outside of crypto currency applications. In addition to his company leadership role Michael also is an instructor of blockchain technology at Marquette University and sits on MU's department of finance advisory board.

Michael Adam is a seasoned FinTech entrepreneur. Michael's newest venture, DocLaunch
was founded in 2015 and is defining how enterprises are using blockchain and distributed
ledger technology today outside of crypto currency applications. In addition to his company
leadership role Michael also is an instructor of blockchain technology at Marquette
University and sits on MU's department of finance advisory board.

Michael Adam

Founder at Doclaunch

 William Caraher has 20 years of experience managing and supporting technology in the enterprise.  As the CIO and Director of Operations for von Briesen & Roper law firm, Bill is passionate about innovative and business focused technology solutions that align with and empower his firm's attorneys. Under Bill's leadership, von Briesen was the first Wisconsin law firm to implement A.I. with an IBM Watson based solution. The firm is researching uses for Blockchain and related emerging technologies to keep ahead of the curve both in the legal vertical and for our diverse client's needs.  Bill earned his MBA degree from Marquette University and a Bachelors of Science from DePaul University. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Marquette College of Business and he has also created and taught a technology coursework for the Marquette Law School.  In 2018, Bill is excited to have helped launch an inner-city, youth technology training program in Milwaukee.  Bill has won awards from the International Legal Technology Association, The Wisconsin Bar Association, and has been recognized as a standout CIO by Forbes & Huffington Post. Most recently he was named "CIO of the Year" by the Milwaukee Business Journal.

William Caraher has 20 years of experience managing and supporting technology in the enterprise.

As the CIO and Director of Operations for von Briesen & Roper law firm, Bill is passionate about
innovative and business focused technology solutions that align with and empower his firm's attorneys. Under Bill's leadership,
von Briesen was the first Wisconsin law firm to implement A.I. with an IBM Watson based solution. The firm
is researching uses for Blockchain and related emerging technologies to keep ahead of the curve both in the legal vertical and
for our diverse client's needs.

Bill earned his MBA degree from Marquette University and a Bachelors of Science from DePaul University. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the
Marquette College of Business and he has also created and taught a technology coursework for the Marquette Law School.

In 2018, Bill is excited to have helped launch an inner-city, youth technology training program in Milwaukee.

Bill has won awards from the International Legal Technology Association, The Wisconsin Bar Association, and has been recognized as a standout CIO by
Forbes & Huffington Post. Most recently he was named "CIO of the Year" by the Milwaukee Business Journal.

Bill Caraher

CIO at Von Briersen and Roper

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Chris Jante

Founder and COO at Mine Your Own Bitcoin, LLC

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