GBA UAE proudly presents the Discussion on Enterprise Blockchain Governance
What is Governance?
“The system by which entities are directed and controlled. It is concerned with structure and processes for decision making, accountability, control and behaviour at the top of an entity. Governance influences how an organisation’s objectives are set and achieved, how risk is monitored and addressed and how performance is optimised”
As the size and complexity of blockchain platforms grows, there is a need for better management and system for proper governance. This webinar deals with governance of enterprise blockchain (consortia).
What is Blockchain Governance? Why is it important?
How does one preserve and strengthen stakeholders confidence in blockchain consortia?
How to align the goals of stakeholders for the blockchain project?
How to ensure the organisation is well placed to respond to a changing external and internal environment?
Who is responsible for implementing or changing the blockchain governance?
What are some challenges of some present types blockchain governance?
To answer above questions we have the guru of blockchain governance, Thomas Cox who will provide a small presentation and also take part in panel talk. Joining him will be two guests - Jorge Carrasco, Director of Emerging Technologies at Etisalat Digital and Rhett Oudkerk Pool, CEO of Europechain. The panel would be moderated by our president, Mohd Shahnawaz
Thomas B. Cox has a passion for the design of effective systems, processes, and governance. Currently, Thomas serves as Chief Governance Officer of StrongBlock, a Blockchain-as-a-Service platform and consultancy. He chairs IEEE’s P2145 “Blockchain/DLT Governance Standards” Working Group, and is the lead host of Enterprise DLT Live.
Jorge Carrasco is the Director of Emerging Technologies at Etisalat Digital, where he focuses on disrupting industries using the combination of Blockchain and telco capabilities. Jorge accumulates more than 10 years of international experience building and managing digital solutions accross different domains and holds an MBA with Honours from IE Business School. "
Rhett Oudkerk Pool is an entrepreneur and investor in Cyber Security and Blockchain companies. His major role now is CEO of Europechain, a GDPR supporting EOSIO Chain launched by 5 European Block Producers. Europechain is a GDPR compliant blockchain platform.
Mohd Shahnawaz is President of Government Blockchain Association UAE and has 15 years experience as an engineer with leadership roles in companies in Middle East, Africa and North America. Having worked on projects for both government sectors like DP World, US Army and Dry docks and also private sectors . He is a graduate with Degree in Engineering Hons. He is also graduate from Hyperledger and Consensys Developer Programs.
About GBA UAE
The Government Blockchain Association is an international non-profit, membership association that connects government and public sector organizations around the world to understand and implement blockchain technologies.
Date : 31st Oct 2020
Time : 7 pm Dubai time / 4 pm London / 11 am - New York & Toronto
This event is free. Please RSVP to receive the ZOOM link