Blockchain solutions: New Possibilities
Blockchain is gaining wide adoption across industry segments. While it started as a the technology for virtual currency, Bitcoin, it is quickly finding varied applications. This talk provides a quick overview of Blockchain to set the stage to provide insight into the solutions that are being developed with Blockchain across industries. The possibilities with Blockchain in the near future are then presented.
Shankar has been involved for 28 years in architecture, design, development and management for a number of software projects executed globally. He was responsible for setting the Technology & Architecture Consulting practices in Satyam and Polaris and has provided leadership in technology and software architecture over the past decade in several roles including that of the Chief Technology Officer and Head of Technology Advisory Group at other leading IT organizations.
Shankar has written several papers for International Conferences in the areas of Service Oriented Architecture and Enterprise Architecture and is author of the book Service Oriented Architecture for Enterprise and Cloud Applications published by Wiley India. He has also been a frequent speaker at architecture/ technology events and an invited member of Forbes Technology Council.
Shankar has a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Digital Systems from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. After college, Shankar worked for number of Consulting and R&D organizations in USA, Singapore and India. He is an Amazon Certified Solution Architect (Professional) and one of the few architects globally to have achieved the Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA) premium certification.
Shankar was recognized as CSC Distinguished Architect in April 2015.He was also the Global winner of Architecture Excellence Award for the year 2017 in the category “SOA Vision for Enterprise Services”, an industry award instituted by iCMG, Enterprise and IT Architecture Firm.