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  • CCI Seminar: Karan Motwani (Starbucks Coffee Company) – Developing Blockchain Solutions Beyond Cryptocurrency

    Thu, Apr 26, 2018 @ 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: Karan Motwani, Starbucks Coffee Company

    Talk Title: Developing Blockchain Solutions Beyond Cryptocurrency

    Series: USC Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things Seminar Series

    Abstract: Talk will cover:
    - Fundamentals of Blockchain -“ highlights key differences between few Blockchain platforms.
    - Considerations when developing Blockchain solutions with emphasis on Ethereum
    - Components required to deploy a fully functioning Blockchain solution
    - Evaluating use cases which can benefit from Blockchain implementation
    - Challenges around Blockchain technology and its future ahead.

    This lecture satisfies requirements for CSCI 591: Research Colloquium

    Biography: Karan Motwani is an IT Leader with 17+ years of experience in consulting, architecture, engineering, and strategic leadership roles. He has worked with companies from Europe, Latin America, Asia, Middle East and the United States on supply chain and finance solutions. From this experience, he brings an entrepreneurial perspective, and an ability to work across business and engineering on Blockchain application to Supply chain and Finance scenarios.

    Host: Bhaskar Krishnamachari

    Location: Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience (MCB) - Michelson Building (MCB) 101

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Computer Science Department


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