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Friday, September 14 • 9:00am - 9:25am
PRO TALK: Advancing Blockchain into IT industries

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With the blockchain technology developing into areas beyond finance and ledger applications, many established companies are looking into whether this technology will disrupt their business, bring in new opportunities, and/or provide business growth. This session will look into expanding the blockchain technologies, from DLT, consensus, cryptography, and smart contract/programmability into IT, and cloud infrastructure and services, explore the potential multi-billion dollars business tide changes. It is more than just mixing the blockchain with server farms, or a pool of under-utilized resource with some buzz words. The full understanding of compute, storage, and network, with the expertise about the blockchain will help shape the best paths across the maze of the current dilutions to archive the greatest values.

Speakers
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Jim Xu

Principal Engineer, Huawei Technologies
Jim Xu is the Principal Engineer and Chief Blockchain Architecture in Huawei US R&D. He is leading the blockchain research on the IT technology in Futurewei Technologies, covering distributed ledger, consensus and smart contract. Prior that, he led the Edge Computing, IoT and Network... Read More →


Friday September 14, 2018 9:00am - 9:25am
Workshop Room 3

Attendees (13)