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 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 […]
This might seem like an unfair question as, of course, delivering healthcare or welfare services, is in many ways, a lot harder and more complex than being an online retailer. And yet, while attending the launch of our GovChain Research project in the Isle of Man recently, we got into a very interesting discussion about […]
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 […]
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 […]
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