Does Blockchain Have a People Problem?

Not everyone in the industry is excited about the much-hyped technology.


Applicable use-cases, regulations and complexity are all commonly cited hurdles when discussing what is stopping financial firms from adopting distributed-ledger technologies. And while all three are important topics firms will need to address as the technology matures, some say there is another area that has the potential to also derail distributed-ledger technologies: the people responsible for implementing it.

To put it simply: Distributed-ledger technologies, when widely adopted, have the

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