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Blockchain for business and government
Submitted by Mani Madhukar (@manimadhukar) on Monday, 20 March 2017
Section: Crisp talk for Data in Government track Technical level: Beginner
The talk will focus on how Blockchain technology has matured to infuse trust based systems and hence apt for implementation in Businesses and government programs. We will also focus on the early adopters of Blockchain with use cases and industry solutions on Blockchain. Further how Open standards are key to BLockchain adoption in Enterprises and government.
The talk will focus on how businesses can adopt to Blockchain to make data and transaction more secure and transparent. I intend to cover the various usecases and live production examples of Blockchain implementation and also the technology side of adoption of Blockchain.
Mani has around 14 years of experience with exposure to both industry and academia. He holds a post graduate in Computer Science Engg and currently pursuing research in Social media Analytics.
As a part of Ecosystem development team at IBM he works with startups having Blockchain based solutions and assist them with Hyperledger and IBM Bluemix services. He is mentor to Blockchain community in Bangalore supporting community sessions on IBM Blockchain/Hyperledger and IBM Cloud (https://www.meetup.com/Exploring-Blockchain-Bangalore-Meetup/). In his current role in Ecosystem development team at IBM he assists enterprises/startups/incubators in adopting to IBM technologies by conducting/mentoring enablement sessions and hackathons.
Mani has authored few publications in the areas of Manets, Recommender Systems Sentiment analysis. He has also authored a chapter on IBM Watson for healthcare published by IGI Global(http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/ibms-watson-analytics-for-health-care/164580). For more details about his interests please look online for his social footprints.
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