Name: Prabhu Eshwarla
Topic of Talk: Distributed Ledgers: Immutable and secure databases
About the Talk:
Distributed ledgers are the latest evolution of database technology that is taking the world by storm. These open source projects force us to rethink the fundamentals of how data is structured, stored , updated and shared among individuals and institutions in a trustless environment. This technology has significant potential to enable business to reduce costs, improve response times to customers and eliminate expensive manual errors and reconciliations. In this talk, the history and evolution of distributed ledgers will be covered, and how they differ from traditional databases. The most promising open source distributed ledger technologies and projects will also be covered, along with typical use cases to apply this technology to businesses & business networks worldwide.
About the Speaker:
Prabhu Eshwarla is an SME and trainer in distributed ledger technologies and [email protected] Prabhu has over 26 years of uninterrupted experience in software technology products and services. He has held several technology, business and organisational leadership positions in global multi-national companies such as Hewlett Packard and ANZ , operating across US, Europe, Australia/NZ and India. Prabhu is a seasoned distributed computing technologist having led and managed global teams to deliver enterprise-grade products and solutions to Fortune 500 clients in banking, financial services, manufacturing, healthcare and public sector. Prabhu strongly believes in the potential of distributed ledger technologies to transform businesses, societies and political governance models, and to empower individuals through self-sovereign identity. Prabhu has authored an online course on Blockchain technology fundamentals on the Experfy platform, and conducts corporate and online instructor-led training programs in distributed ledger technologies, both for business professionals and software developers. Prabhu also advises enterprises on the journey to adopt DLT for high business impact. Prabhu holds a master’s degree in Electronics & Controls engineering from BITS, Pilani.