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Why Testing Matters: Insiders’ Perspectives

Over the past few months, we’ve been considering #WhyTestingMatters. First, we looked at real-world examples of when one silly, seemingly harmless bug wreaked havoc on companies and their customers....

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Andrew Keys is co-founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management company where he learned about Bitcoin and eventually Ethereum.