Speaker "Rishi Yadav" Details Back



How blockchain will disrupt the enterprise


You all have heard a lot of buzz around blockchain and cryptocurrencies primarily due to the price dynamics. On the other extreme, from technology perspective, some people say that blockchain is a solution looking for a problem. Similar statements were made for disruptions previous to blockchain like big data and AI and going even further back even the internet. In this talk we are going to cover largely overlooked aspect of blockchain i.e.  disruption it is going to cause in the enterprise domain and how it will solve yet unsolved problems. Here are few topics (not limited to) we are going to cover
The elephant in the room
What blockchain brings to the table
Different blockchain paradigms
Challenges enterprises face in the adoption
Few use-cases


Rishi Yadav has over 20 years of experience in designing and developing enterprise applications. He is an open source software expert and advises American companies on latest technology trends. Rishi was honored as one of Silicon Valley's 40 under 40 in 2014. He finished his bachelor's degree at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi in 1998. Rishi co-founded Zettabytes, a company focused on blockchain based data platform in 2017. About 10 years ago, Rishi started InfoObjects, a company that helps data-driven businesses gain new insights into data. InfoObjects combines the power of open source,big data and deep learning to solve business challenges for its clients and derive new insights. The company has been on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing companies for 6 years in a row. InfoObjects has also been awarded with the #1 best place to work in the Bay Area in 2014 and 2015. Rishi has written two books on Apache Spark.