Hyperledger 2020 Chicago Kickoff

Hyperledger Chicago
Hyperledger Chicago
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Nvisia in partnership with the Chicago Blockchain Center and the Blockchain Institute are pleased to present the first Hyperledger meetup of 2020 in Chicago.

******This is a virtual event PLEASE REGISTER HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_604gQofdTM-rhiXwb9B8aQ

Join us for a virtual discussion focused on Hyperledger use cases and applications with the following speakers:

Soton Rosanwo - Over the past decade, Soton has developed a strong general manager skill set with extensive experience in operations, marketing, and organizational design. She is incredibly enthusiastic about how distributed ledger technology will transform how we work, live and play. She strives to build effective teams and drive results, and is always open to opportunities to leverage her acute understanding of both the supply and demand sides of the value chain along with her passion for coaching and development.

Dev Bharel - Dev has a deep entrepreneurial spirit working on innovative, decentralized solutions. He's currently at globaliD as a SSI Software Architect working on helping users take back control of their digital lives and building secure, privacy preserving portable identity infrastructure. When he's not working, you can often find him at university hackathons and corporate speaking engagements teaching practical implementations of decentralized thinking and distributed ledger technologies.

Sean O'Kelly- Sean is the former CIO for Financial and Professional Regulation at the State of Illinois, which governs community banks, financial institutions, real estate, cannabis, and professional licensing. The Department is one of the largest licensing bodies in Illinois, and regulates the largest number of state-chartered community banks and credit unions in the country. In this role, he was responsible for supporting revenue in B2B and B2C channels, driving technology strategy and investment, managing a portfolio of applications, delivering new service offerings, improving security and operations, and exploring innovation opportunities with emerging technologies. Prior to joining the State a little more than two years ago, Sean spent 20 years in the private sector in several technology consulting and operations roles, largely within the financial services and insurance industries. Looking ahead, Sean will be starting a new technology leadership role in the next few weeks.

Tom Klein - Tom Klein is the Managing Director of BusinessBlock which provides consulting and implementation services using well established and emerging technologies to Modernize Business Relationships. Tom has over 30 years of industry experience in building teams, developing creative solutions, and driving operational excellence. Over his career he has led the adoption of many different technologies across the spectrum of industries. He can be reached at [masked].

moderated by Alex Morris - Alex has managed software development across several industries from robotics to affiliate marketing, and now leads technical contributions at the Blockchain Institute.