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Blockchain Interoperability


Over the last year, the discussion has shifted from why the blockchain to which blockchains to invest in, use and deploy. Organizations and governments around the world are using multiple blockchains to address different use cases. And the views on which blockchains to use are evolving. In this we will discuss: - Drivers for using blockchains in multiple industries - Examples of which blockchains are better fit for use cases - Challenges that need to be addressed before blockchains are widely adopted - Criteria for evaluating blockchain implementations v. cryptocurrencies


Karen Hsu is the Head of Growth at BlockCypher. With over 20 years of experience in technology companies, Karen is co-inventor of 5 patents and has worked in a variety of engineering, marketing and sales roles to bring new products to market. She has worked on Data Integration, Business Intelligence, and CRM solutions at companies including IBM, Siebel Systems, Informatica, and SugarCRM. She has also worked closely with standards organizations such as SWIFT, NACHA and ACORD. As an undergraduate at Stanford University, Karen co-founded BASES, one of largest student run organizations at Stanford today dedicated to entrepreneurship. Karen has a Bachelors of Science degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.