Wellfield Technologies Announces Appointment of Globally Recognized Computer Science Expert Amir Shpilka as Member of Advisory Board – Yahoo Finance

Wellfield Technologies Announces Appointment of Globally Recognized Computer Science Expert Amir Shpilka as Member of Advisory Board – Yahoo Finance

  • Amir Shpilka is a globally recognized professor and researcher in the field of theoretical computer science. His main research focus is on computational complexity theory, algebraic complexity, and coding theory.

  • Currently, Prof. Shpilka is a faculty member at the Blavatnik School of Computer Science, at Tel Aviv University, where he previously served as the head of the Computer Science Department.

  • Professor Shpilka has been a significant contributor to Wellfield’s blockchain technology, almost since inception, and he now joins the Advisory Board as the Company begins to commercialize its IP.

VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 29, 2021 /CNW/ – Wellfield Technologies Inc. (TSXV: WFLD) (the “Company” or “Wellfield“), is pleased to announce that it has named Amir Shpilka, a globally recognized professor and researcher, as the third member of the Company’s advisory board. This follows the appointments of Global Payments and Fintech Leader William Keliehor and Global Financial Leader, Professor Tamir Agmon.

Management Commentary

Levy Cohen, CEO of Wellfield commented, “Our success in developing novel and high value blockchain technologies is largely due to the Company’s access to a breadth and depth of academic expertise that few Fintech organizations are able to access. Since 2018, Amir has played an active role in the planning and architecture of all our services, including the cross blockchain trading protocol, our product designed to make Bitcoin compatible with DeFi, as well as other purpose-built IPs. We are honored to have Amir join the Company’s advisory board, look forward to continuing to leverage his expertise and appreciate his continued contributions to our research efforts.”

Prof. Amir Shpilka

Prof. Shpilka graduated with a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Mathematics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 2001 under the supervision of Prof. Avi Wigderson. Prior to moving to Tel Aviv University, he was a professor of computer science at the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology. He supervised students that are now professors at leading institutions such as Princeton University, University of Illinois at Urbana Champagne and the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology.

Most recently, Prof. Shpilka has been studying questions lying at the intersection of algebraic geometry and algebraic complexity and questions concerning codes for storage. He publishes regularly at the top venues in theoretical computer science and coding theory. His publications can be found at https://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~shpilka/publications/. Prof. Shpilka has been involved in Seamless Logic Software, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wellfield, almost since its inception.

About Wellfield Technologies

Wellfield is focused on unlocking the power of decentralized finance (DeFi) by building open and accessible decentralized protocols and also blockchain based consumer products. Seamless – the Company’s protocol layer brand – focuses …….

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