Hewlett Packard Enterprise Blockchain Forum
February 21, 2019
HPE Chelsea Office, New York City


Connect Worldwide along with its partners IdeljiHewlett Packard Enterprise, and OmniPayments invite you to learn about the HPE blockchain solutions and strategy. This is a free event and space is limited to the first 50 customers. 



HPE Chelsea Office
556 W. 22nd Street
New York, NY 10011



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9:30 am Coffee and Registration
10:00 am Welcome and Introductions
Kristi Elizondo, CEO, Connect Worldwide
Navid Khodayari, President of the Board, Connect Worldwide
10:15 am

HPE Blockchain for Current Users
Raphael Davison, Global Director- Blockchain, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Raphael Davison is the Global Director for Blockchain Incubation at Hewlett Packard Enterprise leading a cross-industry team of HPE experts, partners, Blockchain vendors and customers to develop Blockchain services and offerings. Join Raphael Davison to learn the implications of blockchain for your industry, the use cases, some common challenges and how HPE can help you along your blockchain journey.

11:00 am Mid-Morning Break
11:15 am

How to accelerate time to value for blockchain initiatives
Tom Golway, Director and Distinguished Technologist - Blockchain, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Enterprises will spend more than $2B on blockchain this year, yet use cases are stalling on their way to production. The solution? Companies must find a catalyst to accelerate blockchain initiatives to accomplish expected business outcomes.

12:00 pm Networking Lunch
1:30 pm

Blockchain for Publishing
Khody Khodayari, CEO, Idelji

A few months ago, Silicon Beach based software company, Idelji found a social and business use case to bring blockchain into the word of publishing. It was about creating a global landscape which offers a level playing field to everyone in the publishing trade, with a fair monetization model. A small team of Enthusiasts began working on this project and expect to go live within the next few months. We will explain our project and discuss why we think it’s revolutionary in both the Blockchain and Publishing world.

2:15 pm

Blockchain and Know Your Customer using R3 Corda and HPE NonStop
Yash Kapadia, CEO, OmniPayments

Yash Kapadia's team is known worldwide for successfully completing mission-critical custom integration projects. Most recently, OmniPayments teamed up with R3 Corda to implement the eKYC Blockchain solution. Yash will explore how blockchain technology is implemented on HPE NonStop and R3 Corda to help banks with the Know Your Customer (KYC) problems and regulations.

3:00 pm Afternoon Break
3:15 PM Blockchain Experts Panel
4:00 pm Networking Reception