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Tuesday, June 8 • 10:50 - 11:20
Blockchain: Paving the Way for New Digital World - Arun S M & Deepesh Verma, Walmart

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The presentation will start with describing how internet transformed way of doing business. World is at a place where digital presence is a core pillar for any new business. Blockchain can be compared to early days of internet and has potential to redefine business processes. The core strength of blockchain lies in shared responsibility of digital strategy with greater security. The talk will cover examples from Trade Finance and Supply-chain adoptions. The discussion is not complete without learning from the challenges. The challenges for business and digital presence is multifold, starting with regularity issues across countries, industry readiness for change, ability to invest on new greenfield technologies. Along with these, the tech challenges that come with adoption of new technologies e.g. data inconsistency. The session ends by summarising current industry trends.

Speakers
avatar for Arun S M

Arun S M

Staff Software Engineer, Walmart
Arun is Staff Software Engineer in the Blockchain Platforms Team at Walmart Global Tech India, a maintainer and an active contributor to the Hyperledger projects. He is a 2020-21 elected Hyperledger TSC member and a co-lead of the Hyperledger India Chapter. He previously has spoken... Read More →
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Deepesh Verma

Software Engineer, Walmart
Deepesh has extensively worked on backend application development and has a strong career of 8 years. He has track record of building sophisticated software at agile speed in the companies such as J.P. Morgan. He comes with vast domain expertise on scalable enterprise application... Read More →



Tuesday June 8, 2021 10:50 - 11:20 CEST
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