Blockchain technology has the ability to disrupt just about every industry. But will it? Should it? What makes a blockchain project unique? And should a blockchain solution be even applicable to every situation? Listen to Chris Brodersen, the U.S. Blockchain Lab Lead over at Deloitte as he answers these questions and explains why he believes the real value of blockchain isn’t the blockchain itself, but rather what is built on top of it. Learn how his team is developing strategic blockchain capabilities and proofs of concept into functioning prototypes to create “ready-to-integrate” solutions and opportunities across all sectors of the economy.
The genie’s out of the bottle with dramatic changes coming in the world of blockchain. But when considering a blockchain solution, you have to ask yourself: What’s the actual problem – and is it a shared problem? Because that’s going to be an important criteria for whether to apply a blockchain solution to it or not. Deloitte’s Blockchain Labs help those in the space answer these important questions and help create a roadmap to take their clients through every anticipated step of the way.
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and delivers measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in the capital markets and inspire clients to make their most challenging business decisions with confidence. Whether you are looking to raise crowdfunding dollars through tokenization or have another ideal use for blockchain technology, take Mr. Brodersen’s Blockchain Lab advice: think big – think really big – but start small. Visit Deloitte’s website for more information.
ABOUT OUR GUEST: Chris Brodersen
Chris is a blockchain subject matter expert at the intersection of blockchain and business applications. He has global experience in evaluating, determining the validity, and building clients’ blockchain use cases and capabilities. He began his career in Capital Markets before moving to Consulting. Chris leads one of three global Blockchain Labs which are Centers of Excellence in blockchain. As a strategic core initiative Deloitte the Blockchain Lab functions as:
- Client blockchain project delivery hub
- Ecosystem development
- Vendor testing and assessments
- POC development
- Prototype creation – 50+ to date globally
- Thought leadership and Eminence
- Leading client education and ideation sessions
Chris has advised C-suite executives and Middle- and Back-Office Executive Leadership on blockchain applicability, including developing business strategies across industries. Chris is widely regarded as a global blockchain subject matter expert having authored several cross-industry white papers and points of view, presenting at leading global industry conferences, collaborating on building POC’s and blockchain prototypes, conducting in-depth due diligence on blockchain service providers, and creating multiple successful patents for blockchain based solutions.
Chris was previously employed at Accenture and was a key member of the core blockchain team helping to guide the group towards becoming a firm wide Strategic Growth Initiative (SGI). He holds a B.S. in Finance from the M.J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Chris is also an avid skier and is the National Ski Patrol Certified Program Supervisor.
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