Blockchain is a radical and disruptive technology, at our service for another kick at the can—to transform the economic power grid and the old order of human affairs for the better. If we will it. But technology is not a panacea and it does not create prosperity. People do. Only with the right leadership can we fulfil its promise.
In order for blockchain technology to reach its potential, the industry must first overcome a number of obstacles. To do so will require good governance and stewardship to maintain and advance ecosystem health. With that in mind, two weeks ago, Don Tapscott (my co-author) and I brought together leading figures from the industry in the hopes of laying a foundation for this nascent governance network and drawing a roadmap for the future.
Here are the Muskoka Group’s ten recommendations to create a thriving blockchain industry: