Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 113: IBM's Lund on Blockchain's Evolution

Jesse Lund talks about real uses for DLT in the capital markets, lessons learned while rolling out IBM's blockchain platform, and what’s ahead for 2018, and into 2019.

Anthony Malakian, US editor of Waters, and James Rundle, news editor of Waters, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

Jesse Lund, head of blockchain solutions for IBM’s Financial Services unit, joins the podcast to discuss the evolution of blockchain.

To hear the full interview, listen in the player above, or you can download it.

2:30 Jesse Lund joins the podcast, and gives a quick look at the IBM Blockchain Platform.

5:00 Real use cases for blockchain in the capital markets.

8:30 How do cryptocurrencies come into play with blockchain’s development?

12:00 Which sectors are the ripest for blockchain adoption?

15:30 Can distributed ledgers help with the development of industry utilities?

18:00 What are some of the lessons learned during proofs-of-concept?

21:00 What are some of the next steps in blockchain’s development?

24:00 What needs to happen to improve blockchain’s processing times?

26:30 What skills will be necessary for the jobs of the future?
 

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Contact Info

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners. Feel free to reach out to Anthony or James via Twitter or email.

Anthony: @a_malakian[email protected]

James: @JimRundle; [email protected]


Past 10 episodes:

Episode 103: Mifid II is Now Law; How to Apply for the Women in Data & Tech Awards

Episode 104: Regulators Struggle with AI; SS&C Snaps up DST Systems

Episode 105: Blackstone's Bill Murphy, Part 3

Episode 106: Blockchain on the Buy Side; the Importance of Coding

Episode 107: An Examination of the Thomson Reuters-Blackstone Deal

Episode 108: Dan Schleifer Talks About the Challenges of Creating a Fintech

Episode 109: An Overview of the CFTC Technology Advisory Committee’s Meeting

Episode 110: An Examination of the Temenos-Fidessa Deal

Episode 111: The Challenges Facing Utilities

Episode 112: A Look at How Fintechs are Being Disruptive

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