Leemon Baird, a true visionary carving out new pathways to ensure computer security

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Dustin Plantholt’s “Life’s Tough, YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is honored to feature Leemon Baird, co-founder and chief scientist at distributed ledger company Hedera Hashgraph. 

This “Life’s Tough” episode released on May 27th, 2019 and is now available on all major podcast networks, under the Podcast Channel “Life’s Tough”.

Hedera provides technology that advances the inherent advantages of cryptocurrency transactions – namely, that you can conduct micropayment transactions in secure, decentralized environments, using a protocol that provides the benefits of being fast, fair and low-cost.

Leemon is the inventor of the “hashgraph distributed consensus algorithm,” which enables transactions to take place in a trusted, fast, fair, and secure manner without the need for intermediaries.

In addition to his more than 20 years of experience with technology and start-up enterprises, Leemon was a professor of Computer Science at the Air Force Academy and has been the senior scientist at several labs. He has a doctorate in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Life’s tough – you can be tougher, like Leemon Baird, a true visionary who has carved out new pathways to ensure computer security, enhance machine-learning and take the study of mathematics into fields that never existed a short time ago.



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