Peter Kirby - CEO, Factom

Peter Kirby

Position: CEO, Factom

Education: Degree in Biochemistry from Lehigh University, MBA in Entrepreneurship from Acton School of Business

Twitter: @petermkirby

Peter Kirby is a seasoned executive with over twenty years of sales experience in the computer software, pharmaceuticals and real estate investment. Peter has a degree in Biochemistry from Lehigh University, and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Acton School of Business. He works with leaders in financial services, government and law to address the most complex data security issues around the globe.

Peter has spent the past 15 years involved in numerous successful early-stage tech companies, and possesses a deep knowledge of business development and community-based marketing in the technology sector. As a leader in the blockchain space, Peter has led multi-million dollar operations and was the driving force behind delivering major products to market. Peter’s expertise has made him a sought-after speaker across the world, as well as a trusted source to leading outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and numerous other industry trade publications.


Peter Kirby’s Keynote About at

Peter Kirby @ 10-04-15

Inside Bitcoins Berlin 2015 - Day 1 - Peter Kirby

Factom interview - Solves the Bitcoin speed problem / Proof of audit

Paul Snow & Peter Kirby: Factom, Proof of Existence, Proof of Process, Proof of Audit


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    Bitcoin articles

  • Taking another bite out of bitcoin
  • Bitcoin's baby: Blockchain's 'tamper-proof' revolution
  • Exclusive Interview With Factom President Peter Kirby
  • Honduras to build land title registry using bitcoin technology
  • Factom Q&A: Secure Record-Keeping a Chip Off the Old Blockchain
  • [Interview] Peter Kirby on Factom Software Crowdsale – “Linux with the Linux Coin Strategy”
  • Inside Bitcoins New York Day 3: Morning and Noon
  • How the Isle of Man aims to become the bitcoin capital of the world
  • Factom’s Latest Partnership Takes on US Healthcare
  • We depend on the Bitcoin Core, not the organization behind it: Factom and CoinFox on the Bitcoin Foundation crisis
  • Exclusive Interview With Factom President Peter Kirby
  • Factom’s Peter Kirby: “The more utility it provides… the more valuable it will become”
  • Factom President: ‘Real Time Auditing of Govt Spending Will Bring a New Level of Accountability’
  • Peter Kirby: working to build transparent and tamper-proof record systems
  • BitBeat: Dell Takes Bitcoin Into Canada, the U.K.
  • Bitcoin: possible bane of the diamond thief
  • How Blockchain Technology Could Revolutionize the $1.1 Trillion Insurance Industry
  • Bitcoin 2.0: One World, One Cryptocurrency Is ‘Unrealistic And Counter Productive’
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