ODEM’s Rich Maaghul Speaks at #Switch!

Antanas Guoga, Lithuanian representative to the European Parliament and #SWITCH! Conference founder, with ODEM CEO Richard Maaghul and Egle Nemeikstyte, CEO of the Blockchain Centre in Vilnius.

ODEM CEO Richard Maaghul will speak tomorrow (Sept. 20) at the #SWITCH! technology-and-education conference in Vilnius, Lithuania. He will kick off the conference’s education program with a keynote speech on the Blockchain Technology Revolution in Education and what it means for students and graduates in Lithuania.

Dr. Adel ElMessiry, ODEM’s Chief Technology Mentor, will also provide an update ondevelopment of the ODEM Platform, the company’s blockchain-based education portal. ODEM is moving steadily toward full platform deployment in early 2019. The platform is at the core of ODEM’s mission to use blockchain technology to make education more accessible, affordable, portable and verifiable.

“We’re honored and delighted to speak to a mostly student audience at such an important time in the emergence of blockchain technology as a force for positive change in education,” Maaghul said. “Dr. ElMessiry and I are also thrilled to share the ODEM story with members of Lithuania’s information, communications and technology community.”

#Switch! is the largest non-profit conference in the Baltic States centered on entrepreneurship, information, communication, and technology. More than 15,000 participants are expected at this year’s conference for speeches and discussions focused on blockchain technology, initial coin offerings, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity.


ODEM Partnership with 10EQS

ODEM, the world's leading On-Demand Education Marketplace, has forged a revenue-generating, collaborative relationship with 10EQS, a premier provider of accelerated business solutions. The companies aim to deploy blockchain technology to enhance 10EQS' ability to provide immediate business insights by widening its pool of emerging industry experts.

New York-based 10EQS will use the ODEM Platform to more efficiently satisfy client needs for custom teams by systematically discovering and verifying competencies of hard-to-find specialists. ODEM expects the platform to generate millions of dollars of revenue within 12-to-18 months by boosting 10EQS' ability to rapidly fulfill client requests, said ODEM's Chief Executive Officer Richard Maaghul.

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Blockchain 101

“Blockchain technology isn’t just a more efficient way to settle securities. It will fundamentally change market structures, and even the architecture of the internet itself.”

- Abigail Johnson, CEO, Fidelity Investments

Ask someone to explain blockchain technology, the encryption system that underlays digital currencies, and you are likely to receive a blank stare in response. However, understanding the technology can be as straightforward as the following definitions.

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Conferences & Meetups

ODEM leaders are traveling the globe to tell the ODEM story and raise awareness about the ODEM Token. In the coming weeks, they will attend several major blockchain conferences in Europe and Asia. Among event dates, ODEM CEO Richard Maaghul will speak at the 2018 Date Summit in Taipei, Taiwan. Sept. 27-28.

Conferences and meetups already on the ODEM calendar include:

2018 Date Summit

Ethfinex Governance Conference

London Family Office & High Net Worth Blockchain Conference

Malta Blockchain Congress

Look Who’s New at ODEM

Oliver Durrer, Chief Marketing Officer

Oliver is a Swiss entrepreneur, former intrapreneur, innovation coach and business advisor. He believes in individual freedom, lifelong learning, and technological progress to create value for people, organizations, and society. Outside of work, Oliver enjoys traveling, sports, fitness, and reading about design and architecture.


Wael Hossny, Director of Business Development - MEA

Wael has more than two decades of experience leading nation-wide initiatives for digital transformation, education management, and adoption programs. He believes that strategic partnerships are the key to achieving business objectives. He has diplomas in Project Management from Cambridge University and Software Engineering from London Metropolitan University. He enjoys AI/Sci-fiction movies, music and aeronautics.


ODEM is Hiring

Administrative Assistant, Location: Nashville, TN

The Administrative Assistant will coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with clients. They will also prepare internal and external corporate documents for team members and industry partners, in addition to scheduling meetings and appointments and managing travel itineraries.

For additional details about the role, click here.

Community Manager, Location: China, Japan, and Korea 

The Community Manager will develop the global Community Management strategy and work with the Community team to execute content across all social platforms. They will also craft compelling positioning and generate narratives across different channels (Twitter, Facebook,, Reddit, Discord, Telegram, etc.) and match the message to the mediums.

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