Trusted Data: The Role of Blockchain, Secure Identity, and Encryption


4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Kresge Auditorium (EDT)

Moderator:
Prof. Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland, PhD ‘82, MIT Media Lab (@alex_pentland)

Speakers:
Alanna Gombert, IAB Tech Lab (@alannaaroazzi)
Thomas Hardjono, MIT Connection Science and Engineering (@FindThomas)
Hu Liang, State Street (#HuLiang @StateStreet ‏)
Irving Wladawsky-Berger, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (#IrvingWB)

Enterprises are finally taking security seriously and beginning to adopt the next generation of technology: distributed ledgers (“blockchain”), secure identity mechanisms, and end-to-end encryption. These changes have the potential to revolutionize applications ranging from smart contracts to supply chain management, automation, and artificial intelligence. We’ll discuss how these new technologies will transform your business model and change the way you do business.

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