Archives of Interviews

Medtech – An interview with Pradeep Goel, CEO, Solve.Care Foundation

Hi Pradeep – Thanks for joining us this week on Chain Reaction to discuss medtech and how distributed ledger technology is transforming healthcare systems.   Blockchain technology is not the easiest thing to explain to newcomers.  As a regular public speaker, how do you go about explaining it to a non-technical audience and which types of arguments […]

Women in Blockchain: An interview with Deepa Sathaye, AIRSWAP

Hi Deepa – Thanks for joining us on Chain Reaction this week to discuss the decentralised web, women in blockchain and your work as an engineer at AIRSWAP: Why did you first get interested in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology? My first exposure to cryptocurrencies was sometime in 2012 when a few of my coworkers were […]
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Public Services & Blockchain: Interview with Imogen Bunyard, Qadre

In this week’s Chain Reaction Imogen Bunyard of Qadre explains how blockchain-based solutions will fix problems that public services and the healthcare industry have struggled with for years. When you explain it to a total newcomer, how do you get people interested and excited about Blockchain, yet without being too technical? Explaining blockchain is difficult. Not because […]

Team Blockchain: An interview with Gary Nuttall, Distlytics

When you explain it to a total newcomer, how do you get people interested and excited about Blockchain, yet without being too technical? I actually run a session called Blockchain in 5 Minutes. What I do is go back to basics and explain first of all what a ledger is, then what a shared ledger […]

Tokenization and ICOs: An Interview with Don Mosites, Swap Protocol

Hi Don – Thanks for joining us to talk about tokenization, peer-to-peer decentralised trading and, of course, the current talk of the town, Initial Coin Offerings and token sales. But first, tell us, how did you end up getting interested in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology? I had admired the disruptive force of bitcoin and blockchain for some […]

DLT & eHealth: Interview with Dr Navin Ramachandran, IOTA Foundation

“What we need is a better balance between sharing healthcare data and ensuring the security of that data”. Hi Navin – How did a busy doctor like you end up getting involved in a distributed technology project like The IOTA Foundation? Ha yes, people are often surprised by this. But I believe the underlying theme […]

Blockchain Interoperability: Interview with Dave Gorman, IBM

This week on Chain Reaction we had a chat with Dave Gorman, Global Blockchain Labs Enablement at IBM. We discussed the need for greater interoperability, simplification and ease of use in blockchain technology, and why blockchain might make dodgy spinach a thing of the past: IBM has been pioneering a number of projects in the […]

Blockchain Convergence – Lawrence Lundy, Outlier Ventures

An Interview with Lawrence Lundy, Outlier Ventures – “The structure of the traditional firm is being turned on its head by convergence and new Blockchain-based ventures” Hi Lawrence – Can you start by telling us a bit about Outlier Ventures and what you do? Outlier Ventures began 4 years ago as Europe’s first blockchain venture […]

“If charities dismiss, fail to engage with, or underestimate the pace of technological change that is happening…society will miss out on a lot of new opportunities to do good” – Rhodri Davies, Head of Giving Thought, CAF

Hi Rhodri – In your capacity as Head of CAF’s in-house think tank Giving Thought, you have written a number of papers and blogs about Blockchain and charitable giving. How did your interest in the topic come about and why should charities care about something like blockchain technology? My interest in Blockchain came about slightly […]

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