Blockchain Night@SGInnovate | SGInnovate
June 21 2017

Location


Blockchain [email protected]

Presented by

Presentation 1: Smart contracts and autonomous entities on the blockchain – Andras Kristof, CTO of Yojee.

Presentation 2: Lessons learnt from applying blockchain technology in regulated industries – Alan Lim, ASEAN Practice Lead of IBM Blockchain & Bluemix Garage.

Presentation 3: Blockchain for Enterprises: Use Cases, Learnings, and Advice for Developers – Pavel Bains, CEO of Bluzelle

 

 

Bio:

Andras is an entrepreneur with more than 20 years of IT experience. He has previously worked in the US, Japan and Singapore, for small enterprises and large corporations. Andras ran successful projects for Yahoo South East Asia. As the former Vice President of Engineering, Andras built the team and technology behind viki.com, Singapore’s most successful start-up exit. Andras also co-founded Tembusu Systems, a technology start-up that was building asset management technology using distributed ledger/blockchain technology. The company was successfully funded by a major listed corporation.

Alan Lim heads the IBM Blockchain Lab and the IBM Bluemix Garage practice for South East Asia. He is a member of IBM’s Worldwide Blockchain Lab team and works with regulators, startups and large financial services organizations to design and build Blockchain based business networks. Alan and his team of consultants are focused on helping clients explore new business models, turning initial concepts into production quickly. Prior to this, Alan was the Lead Software Architect for IBM in Singapore. During which he led his team of Senior IT Architects to work with enterprises across industries on the solution design and strategy for digital transformation. 

Pavel Bains is the CEO of Bluzelle, a blockchain platform that builds enterprise level financial solutions: real-time payments, dynamic insurance, and identity management. Bluzelle works with British Telecom, TEMENOS, Desjardins and many other banks and insurers. In addition to fintech, Pavel is an expert in digital media having worked with Disney, Microsoft, Warners Bros, DreamWorks. Pavel is also a frequent contributor to Forbes, Huffington Post and Fast Company, writing articles in the areas of finance and digital media. 

Talk description:

Andras is going to present about smart contracts and autonomous entities on the blockchain - What are autonomous entities, and what real world problems do they solve in the context of collaborative economies. 

Blockchain has the potential to disrupt and fundamentally rewrite existing business models, processes and systems and allow organisation large and small to emerge as leaders in their chosen industry. The past year has seen significant growth in the development and adoption of Blockchain. In this session, Alan will share some observations, lessons learnt and considerations for adopting Blockchain Technology in regulated industries.

Bluzelle is provider of blockchain based applications to enterprises. Its customers include Maybank, AIA, MSIG and other global companies. Having deployed solutions in KYC, insurance, payment networks, Bluzelle will share some of their stories to help other startups work with corporates. 

Topics: Blockchain