The Bangalore Blockchain Summit 2019 at Alliance University saw a gathering of thought leaders and influencers in the blockchain and AI space from industry, academia and government exploring use-cases, such as enterprise blockchain in finance and insurance, the future of governance and healthcare, regulatory, blockchain technology, and cryptocurrencies. The summit was organized jointly by the Alliance University Bangalore and KPI Consulting on July 2019 at Alliance University central campus, Anekal, Bangalore.
The summit was attended by over 100 attendees from around the country discussing the future of technology including blockchain and artificial intelligence through a series of panel discussions, keynotes, expert interviews and start-up talks.
It hosted leading executives, entrepreneurs, government officials and prominent blockchain vanguards. Speakers included: Manish Jain (KPMG), Venkat Raghavan (BCG), Amit Saraswat (Fidelity Investments), Kevin Lally (Crypto Valley Association), Alexander Schell (Crypto Valley Association), Tapati Bandopadhyay (HFS Research), Swarnatama Ganguli (KPI Consulting), Surya Saha (Aon Plc), Ravi Chandrasekaran (Wipro Technologies), Maestro K.C. Janardhan (Europe India Centre for Business and Industry), Deepak Lalan (Accenture), Geeta Venkadakrishnan (The Hope Foundation), Anu Singh (IBM India), Arunkumar Bhuvanendran (Sutherland Global), Subhash Srikantiah (IBM India), Sharat Chandra (GBA), Rangaraj Sriramulu (Alorica), Tanish Mathur (PMI Bangalore), Aakriti Shroff (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Kapil Jain (Zorang, Inc). Notable attendees included from industry, academia and government.
The summit was a definite success, as amplified by one of the summit’s sponsor and co-organizer Mr. Ganguli, Founder and CEO at KPI Consulting, “It was inspiring and thought-provoking, I was thrilled to be at the Bangalore Blockchain Summit 2019 at Alliance University Bangalore alongside all other industry leaders, so that we can come together and understand the Blockchain future, and together we can be moving the city and the blockchain industry forward.”
The Bangalore Blockchain Summit 2019 is one of the first summit to incorporate an industry academia collaborative platform where discussions revolved around used cases of Blockchain and AI at large focusing on specific industries like BFSI, social sector, healthcare to name a few. It provided attendees an experience of what the world will look in the future with blockchain and AI, what the industry will witness, and innovations that are happening to address industry challenges.
This year’s summit had a great lineup of speakers as highlighted above, experiences, panels, presentations, interviews and partners.
Key Highlights includes:
• Panels and talks – New developments in blockchain technology and AI and the most talked about innovations in this space
• Expert keynotes – Blockchain application showcase to give a taste of proven benefits and possible pain points of this technology in sectors like financial services and governance to name a few
• Expert interviews – Thought leadership shared by speakers and experts on varied field of blockchain application in business and social sector
• Startup showcase – The summit showcased the most exciting, established and up and coming startups in the blockchain and AI space
Summit website: https://alliance.edu.in/bangalore-blockchain-summit/
About Alliance University
Alliance University is a renowned university of higher learning located on an extensive state-of-the-art campus in Bengaluru offering a variety of degree courses. The University has baccalaureate concentrations, postgraduate offerings, doctoral degree programs and several professional certificate programs. Alliance University, Bengaluru is consistently ranked among the top private universities in the country and its programs are recognized by different bodies and agencies across the globe. The University has been ranked as the 7th Best Private University in the country (India Today, 2018).
About KPI Consulting:
One of the fastest growing companies on competency development business especially on next generation or digital transformation technologies. The company offers highly scalable, platform friendly innovative learning solutions through gamifications.