Blockchain offers a way for strangers to safely collaborate with each other. It enables trust while becoming the new intermediary. Take the banks as an example. They connect global financial markets, acting as trustworthy middlemen. Yet a recent UK poll found that 66% of people no longer trust banks to work in the society's interests.
Blockchain offers banks an alternative approach. It enable banks the ability to launch new digital offering, and build trust. It will impact the way you do your job in future and it's vital that you are not left behind and in the dark.
ConsenSys recently ran a Blockchain trial run with the SARB. The pilot was built on the Ethereum-based interbank payment Blockchain platform, where:
Time is short. Change is here. Traditional financial institutions need to get a handle on how distributed ledgers work. They need to get and the disruptive power they hold. This is why WTF and ConsenSys is hosting a Livecast to kick off the conversation.
To provide the context the SARB Khokha project findings will form the backbone of the conversation. It will facilitate the debate on the need for financial executives to stay ahead of the curve.
Engage with industry thought leaders who will transform the way you think about growth.
Co-Founder & COO
Peter was previously Distributed Lead for ConsenSys and Blockchain Technical Lead at FirstRand Bank.
SA LEAD & creator of opportunities
Monica was the previous CEO of Strate (20 years) and is a qualified Chartered account, former technical director at Saica.
Michael was previously the Advisory Director for Deloitte Digital, Mindshare’s Digital Lead, and has started 4 business, each using technology in a different way.
BRETT ST CLAIR
Brett was previously the Chief Digital Office (Product Management & Digital Transformation) for Barclays Africa and Country Manager for Google Enterprise.
ConsenSys is a global incubator of budding technologists and entrepreneurs who are developing infrastructure and applications, and the practices to empower a decentralised global financial eco-system.
WTF helps you understand the disruptive impact of digital technology and how to digitally transform your business model. We do this through podcasts, livecasts, keynote speaking and helping you break down your digital road map.
5 Alice Ln,
30 October 2018
17:00 - 20:00