Blockchain: Cross-sector applications
Blockchain has the potential to transform the work of all industries and sectors but a knowledge gap still exists in how the technology can and should be harnessed. Join us at our blockchain panel to:
- Hear about the latest developments and future goals of the technology
- Learn about the practical applications of blockchain for your sector
You will hear from:
- Breandán Knowlton, Lead Technical Architect, Strategy & Engagement Directorate, Government Digital Service
- Dora Matheidesz, Senior Innovation Manager, Global Commercial Banking, HSBC
About the speakers
Breandan the head of technology and digital standards in the Strategy & Engagement group at the Government Digital Service. In particular, he works on supporting the GovTech Catalyst innovation fund as they experiment with better ways to do rapid prototyping, and the Innovation Strategy team as they look at the barriers to adopting emerging technologies and practices in the public sector.
Dora works on blockchain projects to help enable the digitisation of financial services/products. She is involved in the building of Voltron, an 8-bank consortium-led digital, blockchain-based letter of credit platform built on R3's Corda network.
She previously worked at multiple start-ups in the San Francisco Bay Area where she focused on growth through partnerships and business development.
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