Chris Bates is a telecommunications and cyber-security specialist. He received a B.S. in Psychology from Indiana University in 2007 and a M.S. in Telecommunications in 2009 with a focus in immersive mediated environments.
During the first M.S. he worked on creating digital algorithms that generated music with human interaction. He received his M.S. in Cyber-Security for enterprise scale organizations in July, 2016 from Colorado Technical University.
Currently, Chris is Chief Security Officer/President for Bitland Global. The project focuses on utilizing blockchain technology to register land titles and record new plots of unregistered land with the larger goal of settling land disputes and unlocking land capital in developing countries.
Chris has successfully completed multiple international initial coin offering projects, including Factom, Bitland Global, & One Name Global.