ACM India Industry Webinar on 1 December at 11am IST with Dr. Pandurang Kamat: Blockchain in the Enterprise - Creating Value Beyond the Hype

November 28, 2018

If you have not done so already, Register now for the inaugural session of ACM India Industry Webinar series, "Blockchain in the Enterprise - Creating Value Beyond the Hype", to be presented on Saturday December 1, 2018 at 11am IST by Dr. Pandurang Kamat, Associate CTO and Chief Technologist at Persistent Systems Ltd, Goa. All students, faculty and industry professionals are welcome to attend the webinar. Feel free to forward this communication to those who would be interested.

Note: You can also stream this webinars on your mobile device, including smartphone and tablet.

Abstract: Blockchain, the distributed ledger and smart contract technology, has now entered the trough of disillusionment as the hype has died down substantially. It first came to fore as the underlying technology that powered the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but over the last few years has come of its own. The talk will:

  • Introduce and explain what blockchain is and the various flavors of it are
  • Provide insights into the transformations it can bring across industries
  • Give an insight into how enterprise should go about leveraging it to create business value

Duration: 60 minutes (including audience Q&A)

Dr. Pandurang Kamat is Associate CTO and Chief Technologist at Persistent Systems. Pandurang incubated and now heads Persistent's Blockchain/DLT practice globally, focussed on solving enterprise and government problems with distributed ledger technologies. Prior to Persistent, he was the director of analytics at and has also worked at Bell Labs and HP Labs, building secure communications and digital media products. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Rutgers University, New Jersey.
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Twitter: @pandurangkamat

Dr. Hemant Pande, Executive Director ACM India