Smart contracts & Block chain

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Professor Herman Singh | CEO - Future Advisory

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In this Nutanix Connect session we are partnering with Professor Herman Singh to help unpack smart contracts and the blockchain. Questions you can expect to have answered include: • What is a smart contract and a blockchain and why do they work well together? • Why is it important now and in Africa? • Case studies of uses • Key points to consider in implementation of smart contacts and blockchain We will afford you the opportunity to fire off questions to our industry expert panel, getting answers for: • How urgent do you think the application of smart contracts are? • Examples of these in use and in practice? Our panel will further share their experiences, discuss their successes and provide advice on how you can approach smart contracts and blockchain. Who is Professor Herman Singh? Professor Herman Singh is the CEO of Future Advisory, an international firm specialising in digital transformation projects in corporates, and startup acceleration. Herman graduated from Wits at the age of 19 with a four-year Engineering degree and holds two post-grad qualifications. He was appointed managing director at a Barlows factory at the age of 28 and served as a managing director of Siemens’ Industry Division. He later joined Standard Bank as the director of e-commerce and online services, before being appointed director of IT planning and CEO of the bank's Innovation Hub Beyond Payments. In 2013 he joined MTN as managing executive of m-Commerce and until recently held the role of CDO.

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