This past year, we saw an uptick of developers adopting and starting to create smart contract and distributed ledger applications for enterprise use. Now that blockchain is established as a valid technology to be used across enterprise applications, the next stage of maturation for the tech is professionalization—that is, how the industry can start to professionalize blockchain.
Join Brian Behlendorf to explore standards, certifications, and training options for developers, blockchain as a service solutions, and how to avoid vendor lock-in. He’ll also discuss the current state of play with blockchain, looking at the challenges and opportunities of implementing the technology, and examine a number of production use cases across various industries including healthcare, finance, supply chain, and more.
Brian Behlendorf is the executive director of Hyperledger. Previously, Brian was a managing director at Mithril Capital Management, a global technology investment firm; primary developer of the Apache Web server, the most popular web server software on the internet; a founding member of the Apache Software Foundation; and the founding CTO of CollabNet and CTO of the World Economic Forum. He’s served on the boards of the Mozilla Foundation since 2003 and the Electronic Frontier Foundation since 2013.
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