Blockchain in Enterprises

This event is open to Staff, Students, Alumni and External Guests

Bob Summerwill is a graduate from University of Leeds and currently works as a Blockchain Lead at Quantfury, is the Co-Founder and CTO of Varro Technologies, and serves as a community leader for the Ethereum Project and Community Ambassador for CryptoChicks. In recent years, he has been involved with the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), working full-time on that project for ConsenSys, and the Hyperledger Project. Originally from the UK, he has lived in Vancouver since 2003, and is now a dual citizen of Canada and the UK.

This is a great opportunity to get involved with the local Leeds Blockchain community, our student-led Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Society, and other FinTech activities within Leeds University Business School.

Please come and engage in a lively discussion on the latest blockchain trends and its practical applications. After the talk there will be opportunity to network and ask further questions.

About the speaker

Bob Summerwill is Co-Founder and CTO for Varro Technologies, a community leader for the Ethereum Project and Community Ambassador for CryptoChicks.  See also LinkedIn profile.  He started his blockchain journey in 2014 and has been actively involved in the Ethereum project since 2015.  He has been building bridges to enterprise and towards mainstream adoption since 2016.

Bob was foundational in the creation of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, working full-time on that project for ConsenSys from October 2016 to October 2017. He co-presented the Technical Roadmap (5:05) at the EEA launch event and served first as Secretary of the Technical Working Group and subsequently as Vice-Chair of the Technical Steering Committee.