Introduction to Hyperledger: Blockchain Technologies for Business


January 18, 2017 | 11:00 am–12:00 pm
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    Why watch this?

    Does The Hyperledger Project have the potential to become the main blockchain deployment platform for enterprise teams? Absolutely!

    This webinar session with guest speaker Dan O’Prey from Digital Asset, will provide an overview of the Hyperledger Project at The Linux Foundation. Dan will describe the basics of distributed ledger technologies, smart contracts, blockchain technology.

    Then Dan will discuss why a new blockchain project was needed for business and what the main use cases and requirements for the technology are for commercial applications. He will extend the overview on the history and projects in the Hyperledger umbrella and how you can get involved.

    What you will learn:

    • Why business needs blockchain technologies
    • Main points about the Hyperledger Project, Linux Foundation’s open source collaborative effort
    • The structure of the Hyperledger Project: leadership and team
    • What Hyperledger is and is not
    • Projects under the Hyperledger Umbrella: Fabric, Sawtooth Lake, Iroha, Corda
    • Use cases and PoCs
    • Hyperledger Community and Membership
    • Why join Hyperledger

    Who should attend:

    This webinar will be of interest to Managers of IT, Innovation and Digital; Operation Officers and Finance Officers; individual contributors, and business people interested in blockchain adoption in the areas of Banking and Financial Technology, Trade Finance, Supply chain management, Insurance and Healthcare.

    About the presenter:

    Dan O’Prey – Chief Marketing Officer, Digital Asset

    Dan is the Chief Marketing Officer of Digital Asset, a software company that builds distributed, encrypted straight through processing tools to improve efficiency, security, compliance and settlement speed. Dan also serves as the Chair of the Hyperledger Marketing Committee.

    Prior to Digital Asset, Dan was the co-founder and CEO of Hyperledger, a San Francisco-based technology firm that developed an innovative distributed ledger to allow financial institutions to clear and settle transactions in real-time. Hyperledger was acquired by Digital Asset and the trademark donated to the Linux Foundation.

    Prior to Hyperledger, Dan lived in Beijing where he founded and was CEO of MadeiraCloud (Visual Ops), a visual cloud management and automation tool for Amazon Web Services.

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