Archives of Interviews


Blockchain for healthcare: Ankur Banerjee, Accenture

Ankur Banerjee is the Lead Blockchain & Digital Identity Solution Architect for Accenture UK. He has worked in the frontlines of what Accenture does in Emerging Technology, across a range of AI and blockchain projects as part of its innovation studio to deliver fundamentally new and distinguished experiences. He is also the Disruptive Technology Lead […]

Blockchain supply chain: Interview with Richard Stockley, IBM

Richard Stockley leads business development for IBM’s global trade applications of blockchain – working with supply chain organisations to harness blockchain as an enabler of digital transformation. Richard has experience in Management, Marketing and Business Process in Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and North America. Prior to IBM he was CEO and owner […]
Frode Odegard

Reinventing the firm: Frode Odegard

Frode Odegard is a thought leader in disruptive innovation and organizational design. He led LSI’s decade-long effort of reinventing Lean for modern knowledge work, resulting in the Lean Systems Framework. For this contribution Frode was made a Fellow of the Lean Systems Society. Frode’s second major contribution goes beyond Lean Thinking to the heart of […]
Matthew Le Merle

Blockchain Competitive Advantage – Matthew Le Merle, 5th Era

Matthew Le Merle is co-founder and Managing Partner of Fifth Era and Keiretsu Capital – the most active early stage venture investors backing almost 200 companies a year. He is also Chairman of Securitize (Europe), Linqto, and CAH and an advisor at Warburg Pincus.  He grew up in England before living most of his life in […]

Natalie Furness, Co-Founder, Women in Technology Revolution

Natalie Furness is the Co- Founder of Women in Technology Revolution (WiTechRev). She is passionate about empowering women to aspire to lead in industry 4.0. Her community are working on some exciting projects, the first being #girlslikeme. If you would like to put yourself forward to mentor a ‘girl like you’ for 2 hours per month, please […]
Wernhard Berger

Blockchain presents an opportunity to elevate healthcare into the digital age – Wernhard Berger, Grapevine World

Wernhard Berger is Chief Business Development Officer of Grapevine World. He has held multiple roles at start-ups, consultancies and multinational corporations in Vienna, London and Silicon Valley. Before his role at Grapevine World, he led business development and go-to-market for Cisco’s Connected Health Interoperability Platform and Medical Data Exchange Solution, coordinating sales, marketing and product […]


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