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Why should executives care about blockchain? Interview with Maria Vigliotti

Maria Grazia Vigliotti is the founder of Sandblocks Consulting, a boutique consultancy specialising in blockchain technology and  cybersecurity. She is CEO of Gradbase a company that secures academic and professional qualifications on blockchain.  Her career in computing spans more than twenty years, many as an academic at Imperial College London specialising in writing AI algorithms to […]
Kate Baucherel

Are you ready for the Blockchain Hurricane? Kate Baucherel Interview

Kate Baucherel is a business development and strategy consultant specialising in the application of emerging technology in enterprise. She has held senior technical and financial roles in businesses across multiple sectors. Kate’s first job was with an IBM business partner in Denver, back when the AS/400 was a really cool piece of hardware and the […]

Why is blockchain like a hoover?

In Alice in Wonderland, the Mad Hatter famously asks “why is a raven like a writing desk?”. You may feel the same sense of confusion when you see our headline. Nowadays the word ‘blockchain’ has become a bit like ‘Hoover’ in the sense that it has become a generic term to describe a whole range of […]

Blockchain sentiment turns positive in Geneva, especially for healthcare

This week, Unblocked CEO Helen Disney visited and spoke at 2 events in Geneva where some 1000 delegates gathered for the 2nd Geneva Blockchain Congress held at the impressively large Palexpo conference centre. Overlooked by snowy mountains and buffeted by ‘la Bise’ (a very cold wind) it could almost have felt like crypto winter was […]
AnkurBanerjee

Blockchain for healthcare: Ankur Banerjee, Accenture

Ankur Banerjee is the Lead Blockchain & Digital Identity Solution Architect for Accenture UK. He has worked in the frontlines of what Accenture does in Emerging Technology, across a range of AI and blockchain projects as part of its innovation studio to deliver fundamentally new and distinguished experiences. He is also the Disruptive Technology Lead […]

Blockchain supply chain: Interview with Richard Stockley, IBM

Richard Stockley leads business development for IBM’s global trade applications of blockchain – working with supply chain organisations to harness blockchain as an enabler of digital transformation. Richard has experience in Management, Marketing and Business Process in Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and North America. Prior to IBM he was CEO and owner […]
Frode Odegard

Reinventing the firm: Frode Odegard

Frode Odegard is a thought leader in disruptive innovation and organizational design. He led LSI’s decade-long effort of reinventing Lean for modern knowledge work, resulting in the Lean Systems Framework. For this contribution Frode was made a Fellow of the Lean Systems Society. Frode’s second major contribution goes beyond Lean Thinking to the heart of […]
Matthew Le Merle

Blockchain Competitive Advantage – Matthew Le Merle, 5th Era

Matthew Le Merle is co-founder and Managing Partner of Fifth Era and Keiretsu Capital – the most active early stage venture investors backing almost 200 companies a year. He is also Chairman of Securitize (Europe), Linqto, and CAH and an advisor at Warburg Pincus.  He grew up in England before living most of his life in […]

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