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YBlockchain? Episode 002: Blockchain as a Building Block For The Data Economy, Fueled by Transparency & Trust
Join us on Wednesday, October 28th at 7:00pm as Diana Barrero Zalles ‘17 interviews Cristina Dolan, Founder and CEO of InsideCHAINS, who will share her insight on building on the next generation of businesses on Industry 4.0 components, of which Blockchain, IoT and Data are building blocks. These are all part of the 'connected' economy, where business transformation through networked technologies like blockchain and edge computing are creating new economic opportunities fueled by data. The driving forces behind this fundamental change entail a growing need for trust and transparency. In this context, blockchain is one component with the ability to capture journeys of data, which can be financial transactions, products, customer journeys, etc.

For instance, today’s banking system faces increasing regulatory requirements such as the European Union’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5), which incorporated virtual asset service providers as obliged entities. The next iteration of this directive, AMLD6, is expected to further raise compliance standards, along with a wide range of other global regulatory developments. Blockchain technology not only reduces data silos for institutions but may also be key for them to navigate the complexity of global regulations. It can allow them to set the right safeguards while at the same time maintaining the confidentiality of personal data. Apart from banking, sectors like supply chain and healthcare are also likely to benefit from this level of transparency, which facilitates the visibility of journeys of data while preserving individuals’ privacy.

Cristina will share her fascinating experience building solutions. While the shared economy was an early 'distributed' model of commercial interactions, new business models are evolving beyond this structure.

For more information: https://som.yale.edu/event/2020/10/blockchain-as-building-block-for-the-data-economy-fueled-by-transparency-trust

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Oct 28, 2020 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Cristina Dolan
Founder and CEO @InsideCHAINS
Cristina Dolan is an engineer, entrepreneur and CEO of InsideChains, which is focused on building solutions and growing businesses utilizing data, blockchain, cyber security and risk quantification, FIDO2, AI, IoT, telematics and serverless cloud architectures for new digitally transformative fintech, insurtech and mobility offerings. She is a co-founder of Additum.es, an award winning European ‘Value Based Healthcare’ utilizing data to improve patient outcomes. Other connected data driven entities she co-founded include an insurance marketplace that initially offered blockchain insurance and an open investing platform. In addition to being an MIT Media Lab alumna, engineer and Internet pioneer, she has over two decades of experience building transformational data enabled businesses and products in FinTech, InsurTech, Media, Telecom and Healthtech verticals.