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Blockchain Technologies for the Warfighter
May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blockchain Technologies for the Warfighter
TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018
Join us to hear speakers and the opportunity to network with the
industry exploring Blockchain technologies in the greater New England area!
Vice President C4ISR Technologies – General Dynamics Mission Systems
Mike DiBiase is vice president and general manager of the Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) line of business for General Dynamics Mission Systems. His executive leadership will drive success for the company’s ground-based satellite communication systems, radio and broadband products, precision structures and optics, and composite solutions. Prior to his current position, DiBiase was vice president of Communication Technologies for General Dynamics C4 Systems. In that role, he ensured the continued success and market growth for the company’s SATCOM Technologies products and solutions, tactical radios, security products and cyber solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial customers.
Chief Evangelist at Circle & Former MIT Lecturer on Blockchain Technologies
Anders Brownworth is Chief Evangelist at Circle where he champions the CENTRE platform. He taught the first blockchain class at MIT and previously helped create and launch Republic Wireless, a Wi-Fi / cellular hybrid smartphone service. Mr. Brownworth holds a number of patents in the telecom space and played a key role in the Bandwidth.com’s evolution from a startup to a public company. Hear Anders discuss the fundamentals behind Blockchain technologies, future areas of application and who might be most interested in these applications.
Round Table Discussion with DoD and Blockchain Thought Leaders
Hear from DoD Program Manager, Large and Startup Blockchain providers, and leading Blockchain Technology Advisers about the opportunities and challenges for the emerging Blockchain technology for the defense industry.
Justin Bingham (Moderator)
CTO – Janeiro Digital
Justin Bingham oversees both the technology and creative divisions at Janeiro Digital, where he pioneered the RADD methodology. He is also responsible for vision and strategy around Janeiro’s own technology initiatives, including the XFORM platform. His background includes nearly two decades of experience building sophisticated technology solutions and bringing them to market.
Distinguished Engineer & CTO – IBM Blockchain
Gary Singh is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and the CTO for IBM Blockchain. He is a core maintainer for the Hyperledger Fabric project and holds overall technical and architectural responsibility for the IBM Blockchain Platform.
President – True Engineering Technology, LLC
Allen Razdow is the inventor of Mathcad and co-founder of Mathsoft (acquired by PTC). He founded True Engineering Technology LLC, a startup commercializing his latest invention Truenumbers, a data traceability & security platform for data in-motion and at rest. Secured at the data-item level, hashes can be assured on the Blockchain. Allen developed data-in motion applications for NAVAIR, SPAWAR and is now working with the US Navy’s Digital Warfare Office. As a NDIA round table discussion participant, Allen will speak to model-free data with distributed authority using Blockchain as a key paradigm for the Defense Industry in the areas of fusion and distributed, asymmetric knowledge management.
Senior Director of Platform Security Products, Cyber and Electronic Warfare Systems – General Dynamics Mission Systems
Leslie Andresen is Senior Director, Platform Security Products for the Cyber and Electronic Warfare Systems line of business at General Dynamics Mission Systems. In this role, she leads a transformational business focused on advancing the cyber resilience of mission critical platforms through the development of cutting-edge security solutions. This diverse portfolio includes multi-level security, endpoint security, trusted computing technologies, and cross domain solutions that enable assured information sharing, trusted autonomous operations and cyber protection for Internet of things (IOT) systems and devices. Ms. Andresen has 30 years of experience in software and systems engineering and has led numerous cross-industry and cross-government teams supporting the Department of Defense, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Department of Homeland Security, including the President’s National Cybersecurity Initiative the Enduring Security Framework.
Mark your calendars to join us the BC Club of Boston!
(Top Floor of Bank of America Building)
Date: Tuesday May 1, 2018
Time: Speakers 6-7 PM; Networking 7-9 PM
Parking: Parking for the event is available across the street at the Post Office Square Parking Garage for an after hours flat rate of $9. The garage can be accessed by either Pearl or Congress St. Enter “130 Congress St” or “55 Pearl St” into your GPS.