Our Resources page provides further information about cryptocurrencies as well as details about how blockchain technology works and why you might be interested in it. We suggest some introductory articles, videos, podcasts and books as well as highlighting Unblocked’s latest press clippings.
Deepti Atrish is the CEO and Founder of Poonyah Care, a health tech startup. She is working on innovations that will lead to longer & healthier lives. Deepti is a serial technology entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience managing a digital agency and has founded two start-ups. She was the winner of Top 100 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 […]
Richard Hallewell is a serial disruptor and innovator in the financial services sector. He is the CEO of Ethecal, Founder of CPRAS and creator of the Universal Pricing Model, which is still used to determine processing costs for over a third of UK card payments. He has a deep understanding of the payments industry and […]
Natalie Furness is the Co- Founder of Women in Technology Revolution (WiTechRev). She is passionate about empowering women to aspire to lead in industry 4.0. Her community are working on some exciting projects, the first being #girlslikeme. If you would like to put yourself forward to mentor a ‘girl like you’ for 2 hours per month, please […]
The Decryptionary is a simple glossary of Blockchain and digital currency words and phrases.
If you are new to the topic and want a layperson’s quick reference guide to terms, this is the place for you.
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