Icap PTRI CEO: Standards Must Be Made to Usher In Smart Contracts

Jenny Knott says being agnostic is necessary to adapt to emerging technologies.

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Jenny Knott, CEO of Icap PTRI

Knott was speaking at a breakfast briefing hosted by Icap and was joined by Greg Schvey, CEO of Axoni, and David Thompson, COO of Traiana.

"It is our job to be agnostic so that we can stay agnostic as an industry to the emerging technologies," Knott said. "It's too early to lock yourself into a bespoke language embedded in an underlying technology. We have to stay agnostic, and rather focus on a business process re-engineering."

Interoperability between systems, Knott said, is important so the i