HYPERLEDGER SAWTOOTH: Introduction and Overview

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Guest speaker Duncan Johnson-Watt (CEO & Co-founder, BTP) will be sharing his experience with Hyperledger Sawtooth, highlighting its first class support for smart contract languages and plugable consensus. He will also cover the story behind Paralos - BTP's freely available distribution of Sawtooth - and why this is a game changer for enterprises.

For those new to Hyperledger Sawtooth, a brief primer can be found here:

https://www.hyperledger.org/projects/sawtooth

In response to our survey results, we are glad to have Duncan Johnson-Watt provide Sawtooth-related content for our Hyperledger Meetup members.

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About the Speaker:

Duncan Johnson-Watt
Chief Executive Officer, Blockchain Technology Partners

Duncan is a serial entrepreneur and pioneer with thirty years experience in the software industry.

He founded Cloudsoft Corporation, creator of the Apache Brooklyn open source project, serving as its CEO for nine years. Previously he was founder & CTO of Enigmatec Corporation which was sold to iWave and subsequently acquired by EMC.

Prior to this he had a number of fintech roles. At Instinet he led the delivery of their Fixed Income brokerage platform. In recognition of this work pioneering the use of Java enterprise technologies in Financial Services he was nominated for a Computerworld Smithsonian Award.

Duncan holds an MSc in Computation from Oxford University where he was a graduate student at Balliol College.

Our talk will provide great background for his Hyperledger case study on May 20th, "Delivering the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Securities Lending Platform on Hyperledger Sawtooth", which everyone is also welcome to attend. More info and RSVP for May 20 here:

https://www.hyperledger.org/event/hyperledger-member-webinar-delivering-the-tel-aviv-stock-exchange-securities-lending-platform-on-hyperledger-sawtooth