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Blockchain: practices and perspectives

Nitin Gaur

Director of IBM WW Digital Asset Labs

Nitin Gaur, currently serves as Director of IBM WW Digital Asset Labs - serving to device industry standards, use cases and working towards making blockchain for enterprise a reality. Nitin also founded IBM Blockchain Labs and led the effort in establishing blockchain practice for the enterprise. Prior to this role he was working in capacity of CTO, IBM Mobile Payments and Enterprise Mobile Solutions. Nitin lead the Application Infrastructure Portfolio of IBM Middleware before taking on MobileFirst Solution portfolio. In his 19 years with IBM he has achieved various industry-recognized certifications. As a technical leader Nitin has been involved in many enterprise project implementations and technical paper presentations at internal and external conferences. The range of the topics presented by him span from software architectures to improvement of management processes. Nitin has been focusing on staying close to customers and providing IBM clients with Solution to realize Digital Strategy with IBM Cloud and IBM MobileFirst Portfolio.

Nitin holds MS in Management Information systems and MBA in Finance from University of Maryland. Nitin is also appointed as an IBM Distinguished Engineer.