Hyperledger Prague #3

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet Brian Behlendorf the Executive Director of Hyperledger Project, Marta Piekarska who serves as Director of Ecosystem and Jon Geater – Hyperledger Board Member.

Agenda:

18:00
Alex POPA – Welcome

18:10
Brian Behlendorf – Update on Hyperledger. Impact of EEA and Hyperledger collaboration.

Brian Behlendorf is the Executive Director of Hyperledger Project. Behlendorf was a primary developer of the Apache Web server, the most popular web server software on the Internet, and a founding member of the Apache Software Foundation. He has also served on the board of the Mozilla Foundation since 2003 and the Electronic Frontier Foundation since 2013. He was the founding CTO of CollabNet and CTO of the World Economic Forum. Most recently, Behlendorf was a managing director at Mithril Capital Management LLC, a global technology investment firm.

Twitter handle: @brianbehlendorf

18:40
Jon Geater – The unique possibilities of blockchain in Digital Transformation.

Jon Geater is the Chief Technology Officer at Thales e-Security WW and Hyperlaedger Board Member. Jon will ill be summing up the various problems he has seen in his IoT career from ARM->Trustonic->Thales->NewCo where Blockchain provides a large part of the solution when it comes to very large trust networks. Actually will be an insight on why he bets his career on Blockchain :).

19:10
Brake

19:20
Q&A with Brian, Jon, Marta.

Marta Piekarska serves as the Director of the Ecosystem at Hyperledger. Marta obtained her BSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Warsaw University of Technology and a double Master from Computer Science and Informatics at Technical University of Berlin and Warsaw University of Technology. Marta received PhD in User-Informed Design of Privacy Tools while working at one of the hottest startups in Silicon Valley – Blockstream. Marta also taught at the Technical University of Berlin as a Post-doc. As part of her role in Hyperledger Marta evangelizes the technology and Open Source at conferences around the world and helps enterprises with applying permissioned Blockchains to their use-cases. Marta is passionate about how Blockchain can help in non-traditional spaces, such as identity, last mile aid and education delivery and sustainability.

19:50
Networking



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