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Empowering Blockchain for Smart Living: Ocean Protocol & Blockchain EXE

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80 Robinson Rd, Singapore 068898

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Welcome to this new age of Technology and Data Economy where our machines speak and interact with other machines and people through the data they have collected. The evolution of technology has introduced us to smartphones and IoT devices and we now face the unavoidable increase in data processing and data exchanging among machines. Blockchain brings us a step further to explore the possibilities of how this technology can play a significant role in ensuring the safe and secure sharing of data among machines and applications. Join us this evening as we dive deep in the topic of using Blockchain to enable Smart Living.

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19:00 - 19:15 : Ice breaking

19:15 - 19:30 : Data sharing for Smart Living | Mike Anderson, CTO at DEX

19:30 - 19:45 : (Topic TBC) GSE Network

19:45 - 20:00 : Biometric verification technology with blockchain | Ken Naganuma from Hitachi

20:00 - 20:15 : Applying the Autonomous Gateway, “Connectome” to Smart City | Atsushi Ishii from Couger

20:15 - 20:30 : Blockchain Giving Credibility to AI | Kazuaki Ishiguro from Couger

20:30 - 20:50 : Panel discussion

20:50 - 21:30 : Networking



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Mike Anderson
CTO of DEX, Founding Team of Ocean Protocol

Bio : Mike Anderson is Chief Technology Officer of DEX and Founding Team Member of Ocean Protocol.

A technology consultant and entrepreneur with extensive experience in software development, data science, and AI, Mike is driving the development of the ecosystem of solutions built around Ocean Protocol, including the DEX reference marketplace for the exchange of data and AI algorithms. Mike is also the co-founder of Datacraft, a specialist firm focused on data science, machine learning and analytics.

Before taking the entrepreneurial path, Mike was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he was recognised as a global thought leader in software development and in the specific domain of healthcare IT. His projects included advising governments on health data governance, transforming software development processes at major banks, and supporting one of the world’s largest telco outsourcing deals. As a passionate open source software developer, Mike develops and maintains a number of software libraries and tools, including the core.matrix library for numerical computing. When not coding, Mike is an enthusiastic dancer who particularly enjoys bachata and modern jive. Mike graduated with a double first in Mathematics and Economics from Cambridge University in the UK, and also holds an MBA from INSEAD.

James Zhang
COO of GSENetwork

Bio : James graduated from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, the top ranking Asian university, with First Class Honours (summa cum laude) for BEng, Electrical Engineering. Prior to joining GSENetwork, James served as a consultant in top tier global consulting firm Accenture, where he led multiple mass scale system integration projects including distribution system architecture design and operations. During his time in Accenture, he was certified as an AWS Certified Solution Architect. Subsequently, James joined a unicorn startup as Head of Operations for the APAC region where he was responsible for the strategy and operations for nine markets in the region.

Currently, as co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, James will spearhead the strategic execution and will be responsible for global operations, driving the adoption and growth of GSENetwork globally.

Ken Naganuma
Researcher at Hitachi

Bio : At Hitachi, he has been engaged in development of mobile applications, GPS utilization, in-vehicle wireless security, medical data analysis, security technologies and encryption technology. From 2014 he has been engaged in R&D of encryption currency and blockchain.

Atsushi Ishii
CEO , Couger inc.

Bio: After being involved in the development of various services at IBM, he developed multiple large-scale search engines at Rakuten and Infoseek. He founded Couger and led the teams in Japan, US, and South Korea for developing multiple top-selling online games. He has also provided technical cooperation to one of the top teams for Amazon Robotics Challenge, provided AI learning simulator to Honda, and led the development of Cloud Robotics for a Japanese government-backed AI research project. He is currently leading the development of "Connectome" using AI x Robotics x IoT x Blockchain.

Kazuaki Ishiguro
Lead Blockchain Engineer, Couger Inc.

Bio : After graduating from high school in Japan, Kazuaki went to university in Los Angeles and started his career as a DJ and started programming when he created music and video contents for live music. He later went back to Japan and worked as a software developer at CTI-startup. He self-taught the development of blockchain. At Couger, he currently leads the blockchain development of “Connectome” and has given a speech at Blockchain EXE’s event and Ethereum’s global conference, EdCon. He is also a contributor of Vyper, BigchainDB. Currently he is assigned to Regional Head of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA).

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