Blockchain Unlocked

Blockchain Unlocked

Learn How to Harness Blockchain to Benefit Your Organization


Understand the practical business implications of blockchain technology. No prior experience required.


Experience a blend of lectures, workshops and guest presentations.


Learn directly from the industry’s foremost educators and leaders.





Key Takeaways

Learn All About Blockchain Applications

Recognize how blockchain technology can be applied to optimize and enable functions in your business.

Gain Real-World Tools

Acquire a set of tools including a precise framework for analyzing blockchain use-cases.

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See Blockchain in Action

Understand how blockchain technology is being used to solve real-world problems by businesses, startups, and governments.

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Widen Your Perspective

Learn about Blockchain's present-day challenges, laws, and regulatory perspectives.

Leap Ahead of the "Pack"

Dive into the state-of-the-art enterprise blockchain platforms and leading areas of research.

Program Dates

Oct. 08, 2018 - Oct. 10, 2018
We will offer the Blockchain Unlocked program in spring 2019. Please join our waitlist to be contacted once the program is scheduled.



Who Should Attend

Executives looking to expand their knowledge of blockchain technology and how to apply it to their business strategy, operations, and management. 

  • Managers and Senior Managers 
  • Attorneys 
  • Directors
  • C-Suite Executives 

Studio Components

  • Lectures from Berkeley Haas faculty 
  • Presentations from the foremost Blockchain industry leaders and educators 
  • Group Exercises 

Program Description

Blockchain Unlocked aims to provide the most pragmatic, comprehensive, and actionable introduction to blockchain technology and its business applications. Over three days, participants will immerse in blockchain and distributed ledger technology and uncover its capabilities for their industries and businesses. 

The program differentiates itself from others by emphasizing the practical business implications of blockchain and does not require a technical background or experience with the technology. This allows Berkeley Executive Education and the Berkeley School of Law to maintain a high-quality curriculum while still keeping the program accessible to participants of all backgrounds. 

Program Topics include: 

  • The History of Money - Paving the Way for Bitcoin and Blockchain 
  • Bitcoin and Blockchain - Technical Foundation 
  • Cryptofinance (ICOs and Token-Based Business Models) 
  • Regulation of Blockchain: Present and Future 
  • Blockchain in Practice 
  • Enterprise Blockchain 
  • Blockchain Infrastructure and Technical Development 
  • Industry Highlight - Blockchain and Payments  


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Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Business
Adam Sterling , Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Business
Adam Sterling is the Executive Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Business at Berkeley Law and co-founder of Startup@BerkeleyLaw. Previously he was a startup and venture capital attorney at...
Lecturer (Continuing), Haas School of Business
Greg La Blanc , Lecturer (Continuing), Haas School of Business
At Haas, Greg La Blanc teaches primarily in the areas of finance and strategy in the MBA and MFE programs and in Executive Education. La Blanc has also worked in competitive intelligence and...
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Former Dean, Haas School of Business
Rich Lyons , Former Dean, Haas School of Business
Richard K. (Rich) Lyons became dean of the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, in July 2008, and served ten years until stepping down in July 2018. He is a graduate of the school’s undergraduate...
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SVP of Marketing and Communications, Ripple
Monica Long, SVP of Marketing and Communications, Ripple
Monica is SVP of Marketing and Communications for Ripple. Throughout her career, Monica has helped technology companies drive fundamental change in the financial industry. Before joining Ripple,...
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