Founder & Managing Director
Rik Willard is the founder and Managing Director of Agentic, a leading Blockchain and Frontier Tech consulting group and global federation of advanced tech companies, headquartered in New York City. Prior to Agentic, Rik co-founded MintCombine, the world’s first Digital Currency think-tank, where he led research efforts on media, blockchain and tokenization with entertainment industry leaders including C-level executives from the music and film industries.
Rik is on the Advisory Board of the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College (Entrepreneur Track), and a Mentor at Pace University’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science. He is a featured speaker at some of the world’s most prestigious technology events, including engagements at Davos 2018, The World Web Forum (Zurich), Harvard Business School, the Stern School of Business, and the Dow Jones Speakers Series. He has appeared as a digital and blockchain expert on CNN, CNBC, Cheddar TV, and was featured writer for CNN International.