Trent and his colleagues at BigchainDB & IPDB are building a scalable blockchain database for the internet, and for the enterprise. Trent also co-invented ascribe and the COALA IP blockchain protocol. Before that, he did large-scale AI research for two decades. He co-founded Solido to help drive Moore's Law with AI; its technology is now in almost every smartphone. Trent has written two textbooks, a PhD, and dozens of peer-reviewed papers and patents. He is an advisor to Estonia’s E-residency program. He has given keynotes & invited talks at MIT, Columbia, Berkeley, Jet Propulsion Lab, Sony, Nvidia, and more.