Blockchain stands to be the most disruptive technology in the world. Its adoption by multinationals is crucial to their success. How can the C-Suite best use this technology to improve the efficiency of operations and gain advantages in areas including security, shipping, payments, and supply chain?
Joining us to share his insight on this topic is James Gatto. Jim is a partner in Sheppard Mullin's Washington, D.C. office, where he leads the firm's Blockchain Technology and Digital Assets, Social Media and Games, and Open Source industry teams.
What We Discuss in This Episode:
What blockchain is exactly and what the various types are
The concept of decentralization and distributed technology
The unique process of recording, validating, and distributing data using blockchain technology
Why it's important that blockchain technology relies on distributed instead of centralized data
The difference between blockchain and historic forms of ledgeringHow one can use this technology to send and receive money more securely
What smart contracts are and how companies can use themHow smart contracts can be used in shipping, payments, and supply chain
Can smart contracts eventually replace lawyers and judges in certain legal processes?
How companies can use this technology to gain operational and efficiency advantages
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