Scottish Blockchain Meetup: Blockchain Adoption Challenges in the Enterprise Environment

The event will be in The Bayes Centre.

Blockchain adoption challenges in the enterprise environment - Evangelos Pappas - Ocyan Cloud & Michael Platt - Microsoft

Stewart Pavitt - Chief Product Officer at Wallet.Services will be doing a demo - Streamlined Digital Business with SICCAR

Evangelos is a technologists and tech entrepreneur. As a first successful startup, Evangelos founded, at the age of 21 and continued his journey in leading technical teams and projects. He was involved in delivering R&D and projects for corporations like Shell, Disney, Warner, GS1 and others in the finTech, AdTech and licencing space. Now he has founded Ocyan, a platform that enable enterprises to completely manage the end-to-end environment that's required for production-ready blockchains

Michael Platt - As a Senior Director in Microsoft Digital, Michael Platt architects, designs, develops and codes leading edge and innovative Blockchain systems which showcase Microsoft Platforms, Technologies and Services. He works with a number of forward-thinking consortiums, startups and technology providers to build production level solutions in areas such as automotive, finance, heath, government, utilities industry using Quorum, Hyperledger and Corda Blockchains
Michael has more than 40 years’ experience in the computer industry. His background includes experience in technical presales, consultancy, research and development, manufacturing, testing, and assurance in a wide variety of senior, leadership, and management roles in both the field and product development. A 25 year Microsoft veteran, Michael has worked in a broad range of technical positions in the U.S. and the U.K. Before Michael joined Microsoft he worked at IBM UK Laboratories Ltd for more than 20 years.
Michael is involved in a wide range of strategic projects with a number of consortiums, members and partners. He is interested in providing production level blockchain systems using Open Source Governance, Policy, Devops, service mesh, micro service, orchestration and containerization technologies.

6:00 PM – 6.30 PM: Networking
6.30PM – 7.00PM: Evangelos Pappas - Ocyan Cloud -
7.00PM – 7.10 PM: Q & A Session
7.10 PM - 7.40 PM – Michael Platt - IBM - Real World Experience of Blockchain into Production and Scale in the Enterprise”
7.40 PM – 7.50 PM: Q & A Session
7.50 - 8.10 - Stewart Pavitt - Demo - Streamlined Digital Business with SICCAR
8.10 PM - 9.00 PM: Networking and Drink

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A chance for people to get together regularly to talk blockchain tech, Bitcoin, Ethereum and decentralisation in general. The group is open to everyone involved in the blockchain and Bitcoin communities - experts, amateurs, miners, critics, whoever. If in doubt, come along and learn something new.