HARRISON, N.Y., July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MGT) today announced that John McAfee, the Company's proposed Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will host the morning keynote discussion at the 2016 d10e Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. McAfee will be joined on-stage to discuss the future of cybersecurity with Paul Puey, CEO of Airbitz, a blockchain-inspired private security solution.
Those interested in meeting McAfee, can purchase tickets to the private networking meet-and greet being held at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, July 19th at Ozumo Restaurant in San Francisco.
D10e 2016 San Francisco is the fifth show in the international series and features dozens of other speakers and presentations, with a heavy focus on people, engagement, knowledge-sharing, community, and conversation. In addition, this event will be the first ever virtual reality livestreamed conference in the world, showcasing the latest in fintech, disruptive tech, and decentralizing technology.
D10e chief decentralization officer, Matt McKibbin, explains that "John McAfee was a perfect choice for a keynote discussion at d10e. McAfee is a thought leader in almost every pillar of d10e including, blockchain fintech, the sharing economy, and disrupting technologies. MGT exemplifies decentralization as well by having a management style to embody this concept."
Decentralization and disruptive tech feature prominently in McAfee's vision to build MGT into the market leader of modern, proactive cybersecurity. The timing of this keynote address offers a unique and fleeting opportunity to see into the future, to understand the problems of tomorrow and how new models of software development and data security can help solve those problems.
About MGT Capital Investments, Inc.
MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MGT) is in the process of acquiring a diverse portfolio of cyber security technologies. With cyber security industry pioneer, John McAfee, at its helm, MGT Capital is positioned to address various cyber threats through advanced protection technologies for mobile and personal tech devices, including tablets and smart phones. The Company is currently in the process of acquiring D-Vasive, a provider of leading edge anti-spy software, and Demonsaw, a provider of a secure and anonymous file sharing software platform.
MGT Capital intends to change its corporate name to "John McAfee Global Technologies, Inc." upon closing of the D-Vasive transaction.
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KCSA Strategic Communications
Director of Corporate Communications
MGT Capital Investments, Inc.
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SOURCE MGT Capital Investments, Inc.
Released July 19, 2016