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CHRISTIAN VECCHIOLA

IBM Research Australia, Research Scientist

Topic:

On the interoperability of distributed ledgers: perspective, challenges, and why it matters

Biography:

Dr. Christian Vecchiola is Senior Research Staff Member with IBM Research – Australia and a member of the Blockchain team. He is passionate about exploring innovative technologies and their practical applications. Since he joined the Blockchain team, he has provided technical leadership for a variety of projects with a particular focus on the domain of financial services. His project portfolio ranges from experimental uses of the technology to high profile customer projects.

His past work in IBM include collaborations with the Government of Victoria and new South Wales in the Emergency Management space, where he utilized his expertise in distributed systems and cloud technologies, to design and build solutions that support and facilitate the response to emergencies.

Prior to joining IBM Dr. Vecchiola was Research Fellow in Grid and Cloud Computing Systems at the University of Melbourne, where we worked as a technical lead for the development of innovative cloud solutions. He is co-author of Mastering Cloud Computing: Foundations and Applications Programming (Morgan Kaufmann, ISBN-13: 978-0124114548) and several publications in top tier journals and conferences in the field of distributed and cloud computing.

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Where

Melbourne

When

August 8-9, 2019

Email

Email: ziyuanwang@swin.edu.au