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Cenk Sidar, Co-founder and CEO of Enquire AI, Discusses NFTs, Web 3.0, and the Future of Work

Cenk Sidar, CEO of Enquire AI
Cenk Sidar, CEO and co-founder of Enquire AI

Cenk Sidar is a future of work and Web3 evangelist. He is the co-founder and CEO of Enquire AI, a next generation insights platform that provides the world’s leading enterprises with an AI-powered platform to leverage global subject-matter expertise in real time. He is also a contributor at NextWave DAO, aiming to bridge Web2 to Web3 via community events, IRL panels, and a networking portal. Mr. Sidar began his professional career over 15 years ago as a Director of Infrastructure, Energy and Defence Programs at the American-Turkish Council. From there, he went on to ConStrat, before eventually starting Sidar Global Advisors, where he served as the CEO from its inception in 2010 until the end of 2017, supporting companies such as Microsoft, Kinross Gold Corporation, Hilton Worldwide and the US Chamber of Commerce.

Cenk Sidar is also an angel investor in companies like Kapsul Media, Voscreen, DAOBnB and a few others. He has been featured in Wall Street Journal, Forbes, New York Times and other global outlets. He frequently speaks at events around the world about the future of work, knowledge sharing, AI and Human relationship, and Web3. Sidar has written for, been interviewed by, and worked with the leading newspapers and media organizations, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNBC, Bloomberg, Foreign Policy, CCTV and Al Jazeera. He has also addressed audiences around the world, including at UK House of Commons, Cornell, Tufts, Johns Hopkins (SAIS) and CFR.

In 2012, Cenk Sidar was selected as one of the top 99 foreign policy leaders under 33 in the world by the Diplomatic Courier and the Young Foreign Policy Professionals. He is a member of the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Advisory Council, Atlantic Council, Turkish Social Democracy Foundation (SODEV), Atlantik-Brucke e. V., the European Young Leaders Program, the Jean Monnet Program, the Project Interchange Alumni, and the American Academy of Achievement. He is fluent in English and German.

Sidar holds an MA degree in international economics and international relations from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, a postgraduate degree in European studies from SAIS’s Bologna Center in Italy, and a BA degree in business administration and international relations from Istanbul Bilgi University.

1. Web 3.0 is the next phase of the web, where we will see a move towards more decentralization and a shift away from traditional web models.

This will bring about a more collaborative and open web, where users will have more control over their data. We are already seeing the beginnings of this with projects such as the decentralized web initiative and Blockstack. It is still early days, but web 3.0 has the potential to create a more open and accessible web for everyone.

One of the main goals of web 3.0 is to give users more control over their data. Currently, many centralised services such as Facebook and Google hold a huge amount of personal data about their users. This gives them a lot of power over those users, and it also creates a risk of that data being leaked or stolen. With a decentralised web, users would be able to store their data on their own devices or on decentralised servers, which would greatly reduce the risk of data breaches.

Another goal of web 3.0 is to create a more open and collaborative web. Currently, the web is mostly controlled by a few large companies, such as Google and Facebook. These companies often control what content is seen by users, and they can also censor or remove content that they don’t like. With a decentralised web, there would be no central authority controlling what content is seen, which would allow for a much more open and collaborative web. Web 3.0 is still in its early stages, and it will take some time for it to reach its full potential. However, the goals of web 3.0 are very ambitious, and if it succeeds, it could create a better web for everyone.

2. Non fungible tokens (NFTs) are a key part of web 3.0, and will enable a new level of digital ownership and exchange.

NFTs will enable a whole new level of digital ownership and exchange, as they are unique and not interchangeable. This will have a huge impact on the way we use the internet and could potentially revolutionize many industries. For example, NFTs could be used to represent ownership of digital art, music, or even real estate. They could also be used to create new types of loyalty programs or store value in a more efficient way. The possibilities are endless, and it’s likely that we will see many more use cases for NFTs in the future. Web 3.0 is still in its early stages, but it’s clear that NFTs will play a big role in shaping the way we use the internet in the years to come. NFTs have already begun to change digital ownership as we know it. By being unique and not interchangeable, they create a new level of value that can be placed on digital assets. This has wide-ranging implications for how we use the internet, from store value to loyalty programs. The possibilities are endless and it will be interesting to see how NFTs develop in the coming years.

3. The future of work is moving towards more flexibility and customization, enabled by technologies like AI and NFTs.

The future of work is moving towards more flexibility and customization, enabled by technologies like AI and NFTs. This will allow people to have more control over their work lives, and choose exactly how they want to work. For example, someone may choose to freelance for a few hours each day, or they may opt to work from home full-time. There will also be more opportunities for people to create their own jobs and be their own boss. With the right technology in place, the future of work looks very bright indeed.

For other Disrupt articles on the future of NFTs, please see https://disruptmagazine.com/famous-artist-frida-kahlos-rare-piece-to-become-the-first-perpetual-royalty-charity-initiative-a-founders-story-with-martin-mobarak/


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