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Jon Trask

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Jon Trask| Emerging Technology, and Simple Beautiful Useful AgTech Delivered Globally at Blockchain Guru and Dimitra

Unlocking Business Growth - exploring achievements, challenges and what's interesting

Having developed a taste for cryptography and security right after school Jon Trask honed his skills in logistics and supply chain.  He then moved into emerging technology creating Blockchain Guru with a focus in software development, training and consulting in blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet-of-Things (IoT).  In 2020 Jon, with his team at Dimitra, began focusing in the global Agricultural Technology (AgTech) niche with a mission to help small farmers around the world.  They plan to enhance farm productivity, improve food safety and enable food security by placing technology and information efficiently in farmer’s hands.Blockchain offers high security and high immutability i.e. it is near impossible to hack or corrupt, but some challenges do remain.  Password security is critical; humans are the weak link.  Obstacles also have to be overcome in situations where specific data location is required or where corporate structure creates restrictions. However, artificial intelligence has such special value in its ability to combine, correlate and interrogate large volumes of data efficiently and securely.  When used to empower human excellence the sky truly is the limit on where it can go and what can be achieved. The advances in IoT, Blockchain and AI are truly exciting and are revolutionizing multiple areas.Jon’s success in business can be attributed to facing business challenges head-on, listening to customers, and uniting his team in the direction of the vison, motivation and objectives.  They of necessity make course corrections as needed and tweak the business plan to fit the niche; but this is why they are so excited about the difference they make and the creativity they engage.  Dimitra has ambitious goals and is establishing mechanisms to revolutionize the ecosystem so that a difference can be made in the lives of many.Tune in to hear about: A simple explanation of what blockchain is and does. How secure blockchain and artificial intelligence are available now to all companies, and how to access the benefit. The advantages inherent in blockchain to contrast the average 280 days it takes to find and address most system breaches and loss of data. The area where blockchain and AI are currently most effective and how this can create accessible advantage to spring farmers ahead of global competitors. And more. Mentioned in this episodeDimitra Technology Blockchain Guru Jon Trask LinkedInJon Trask email - Jon@Dimitra.io


26 May 2021

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Current & Critical - Jon Trask, Blockchain and Machine Learning - Time to get educated

Collisions YYC

One of the biggest hurdles in our digital transformation isn’t so much an unwillingness to adapt but a hesitancy to learn. After all, emerging technologies like blockchain and machine learning can seem a bit intimidating at first. That’s why SAIT Corporate Training partnered with Jon Trask and Blockchain Guru to break things down for everyone. The result? A program that takes the intimidation factor out of the picture and practically explains how blockchain and machine learning can help with the bottom line. Join me as Jon tells us about his partnership with SAIT Corporate Training and why it's crucial to get more people in Calgary educated in these emerging technologies.


27 Apr 2021

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Jon Trask: How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Healthcare

Technology Trailblazers Club

Jon Trask, CEO of Canadian technology firm, BlockchainGuru.ca. In this interview, Jon shares his point of view on how Artificial Intelligence is transforming healthcare. Later in the show, I learn about the AI-driven medical search engine BlockchainGuru developed for the Tamvoes Health Management platform. 


5 Jan 2021

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Event Tech Best Practices With Jon Trask

Meetings Today Podcast

Learn the A-to-Z of event tech and AV. Tyler Davidson talks with tech expert Jon Trask, who details his related event tech best practices primer article with Meetings Today. On this episode, Trask will arm you with the basic information you need to offer a robust AV and tech offering without busting your budget. Enjoying this episode? View more episodes of the Meetings Today Podcast!


19 Apr 2019

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#006 Interview with the 'Accidental Advocate' Jon Trask

Voices in Advocacy Podcast

Roger Rickard interviews the 'Accidental Advocate on the importance of using your talents to advocate with elected officals.  Also, listen for the Advocacy Tip of the week - Congressional Town Halls - pt.2. For more information on Jon Trask and his company go to: StrategicMeetingTech.com Advertisers are:  TrekkerLeather.com and RokitSEO.com


10 Jul 2017