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Phoenix, Arizona
March 3-6
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Tuesday, March 3 • 11:50am - 12:30pm
Panel: Blockchain Standards, Open Source, or Both? (the Answer is Both!) - Ron Resnick, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance; Victoria Lee, DLA Piper & Brian Behlendorf, Hyperledger

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The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is a member-led industry organization whose primary objective is to help guide web-scale commercial adoption of Ethereum-based services. This is achieved by delivering an open standards-based architecture and specifications based on market needs, and testing and certification programs that ensure interoperability across multi-vendor solutions. The availability of validated and verified trusted solutions is essential for Ethereum to win over consumer confidence and penetrate the largest world markets.

Hyperledger, hosted by The Linux Foundation, is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. Only an Open Source, collaborative software development approach can ensure the transparency, longevity, interoperability and support required to bring blockchain technologies forward to mainstream commercial adoption. That is what Hyperledger is about – communities of software developers building blockchain frameworks and platforms.

Within the Ethereum community, projects are beginning to span both organizations. For example, the ConsenSys spoke PegaSys built their Pantheon Ethereum client to conform to the EEA Client Specification. Pantheon was later submitted to Hyperledger and accepted as the Hyperledger Besu project. Once the EEA certification program is operational later this year, ConsenSys will likely submit a Besu-based product to EEA for certification.

This panel, co-hosted by the Executive Directors of the EEA and Hyperledger, will discuss the synergistic value that both organizations bring to the Ethereum ecosystem via the emergence of open-source based, standards-certified products.

Moderators
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Ron Resnick

Executive Director, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance membership and roadmap

Speakers
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Brian Behlendorf

Executive Director, Hyperledger / The Linux Foundation
I've dedicated my career to connecting and empowering the Free Software and Open Source community to solve hard technology problems and have a positive societal impact. I've done this wearing many different hats - as a startup company founder, as an advisor to the U.S. government... Read More →
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Victoria Lee

Partner and Global Co-Chair, Technology Sector, DLA Piper



Tuesday March 3, 2020 11:50am - 12:30pm MST
101 B
  Business Track