IBM Research Director Arvind Krishna to Outline Blockchain’s Impact Across Industries During Consensus 2017 Keynote

ARMONK, N.Y. – 19 May 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Arvind Krishna, senior vice president Hybrid Cloud and director of IBM Research, will deliver a keynote speech at the Consensus 2017 blockchain technology summit on May 22 at 9:30 a.m. Krishna will discuss how blockchain is creating efficiencies and transforming industries during his talk at the Consensus event, which will be held at the New York Marriott Marquis May 22-24.

Krishna’s presentation, “From Capital Markets to Supply Chains: Reimagining Business Networks with Blockchain,” will outline and illustrate how IBM has engaged with more than 400 companies to help them apply blockchain technologies across their businesses and industries.

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