About Me

Kevin Hobbs is the CEO of Vanbex Group and has helped grow the company from a small group of 3 people to a team of over 65. Since his appointment to CEO in 2015, Vanbex Group has grown to become one of the largest blockchain companies in North America. His responsibilities as CEO range from client and project management (business development, framing of key approaches, high-quality client delivery, written products) to administration (information technology, reporting, facilities), and human capital (HR/recruiting, mentoring, career progression).  Kevin believes in blockchain’s potential to reshape society and the economy for the better and has played an integral part in developing Vanbex Group’s latest project, Rocket. Rocket allows companies to set up their Digital Asset Offering one such offering is a Security Token Offering (STO) in minutes, without any technical knowledge required, and while lowering costs to a fraction of that associated with traditional methods of s

The Current Health Crisis and How Blockchain Can Help Prevent Future Pandemics

Today, the world is in a state of war against an invisible enemy, and battling the COVID-19 health crisis requires extra support  from not only health care workers, grocery employees and food banks, but other industries as well.  Blockchain technology can provide solutions that can help limit the expansion of the virus.  Although blockchain cannot address  the impact of COVID-19 directly, the technology can certainly help when it comes to providing contactless transactions, worldwide  secured payments, supply chain visibility and medical records keeping.  Indeed, we have witnessed several positive stories in which tech entrepreneurs are coming up with ideas and suggestions for  how to fight the pandemic spread using decentralization and blockchain.  Most of these initiatives are around data integrity, reporting, making the supply chain more efficient, processing financial data and  supporting donation initiatives.  What has stood out to me the most, however, is

Blockchain One of Most Needed Job Skills in 2020

A report by LinkedIn found that blockchain will be one of the most in-demand hard skills employers will be looking for in 2020.  Rather than focusing on soft skills and how individuals work together, hard skills focus on what we are working on. As the technology continues to rapidly evolve, demand for the people who know how to apply blockchain is also increasing.   As with any significant technological disruption, it’s taken the business world some time to adapt to blockchain, and although there is only a small supply of professionals who have the skill in their wheelhouse, they are, needless to say, increasingly in demand.   The LinkedIn post recognizes the potential for blockchain as “huge” stating:  “Blockchain has emerged from the once shadowy world of cryptocurrency to become a business solution in search of problems. Which means that you don’t have to be in financial services to be seeking new hires who have background and expertise in putting blockchain to use. S