David A. Cohen is founder and Chairman of Dcntral, a blockchain-based Cybersecurity company. He is internationally renowned for his pioneering work on Smart Systems Software platforms. In 2012, David was named as one of the Top 100 Movers and Shakers in the SmartGrid by Greentech Media. David was the founder and CEO of Infotility where he pioneered “the Grid Edge” and unlocked a multi-billion dollar SmartGrid market. David is founding Member Emeritus of the GridWise Architecture Council (GWAC) which was instrumental in launching the vision for the SmartGrid industry. David was a member of the IOTA Foundation and the IOTA Token Cryptocurrency.