Analysis and value proposition for integrating blockchain with ERP, CRM and SCM
Jaroslav Kacina is a technology innovation and business transformation executive, with over 22 years of proven track record in delivering on technology transformation promises.
Jaroslav is currently a CEO and Co-founder of Equidato Technologies AG, newly established Swiss firm primarily focused on bringing blockchain innovation into B2B space. Additionally, Jaroslav is a Managing partner at Swiss based SAP Innovation firm Venaco Group.
Between 2015 to 2017, Jaroslav was a Senior Vice President at McKinsey & Co in London RTS team, special unit of the McKinsey assisting leading international organizations in complex business recovery and transformation initiatives.
From 2010, he became a Vice President for global SAP Business transformation program at Alstom, to implement single ERP system across more than 200 units in more than 35 countries. In 2008, he joined Alstom Power in Switzerland as a Global Director of IT.
Working at Ernst & Young and Deloitte for 10 years (1998-2008) he was instrumental in many large-scale technology and innovation programs for leading companies internationally.
Matej Michalko is a Blockchain Pioneer and Entrepreneur, with 6+ years of Blockchain, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency experience.
Matej founded and serves as CEO of DECENT: Blockchain Content Distribution Network.
He founded and served as CEO of China’s first international Bitcoin Conference taking place in 2014. Starting in 2013, Matej founded and led many Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency conferences in Austria, China, Belgium, UK (BitcoinExpo, Central European Bitcoin Expo, BTC2B Congress) and more.
Matej founded world’s first Bitcoin Marketing agency in the world. He also founded the first Cryptocurrency e-Gaming Consulting Firm and served as a consultant in the Isle of Man. Matej is a regular speaker at major conferences about the immense potential and vertical integration of Blockchain Technologies into various industries.
Matej’s interest in online privacy was fueled first while studying Computer Science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne where he completed a project implementing privacy protection for mobile devices at Nokia Research Center. Since 2011 he became extensively involved with Bitcoin. Mining at his own laptop in the beginning, later switching to GPUs and ASICs.
Martyn Harler is a technology innovator with over 20 years’ experience Architecting, Designing and Deploying cutting edge technology solutions and Managing a number of companies’ technology vision.
Recently, Martyn founded Octocloud, a Swiss based solution providing SAP Business One cloud on HANA. The ERP solution is available as a ‘SaaS’ on subscription basis and targeted primarily for small and medium size enterprises. It is currently being extended with blockchain capabilities.
From 2010, Martyn worked for Alstom AG in Switzerland, as the technical architect and manager for the implementation of SAP Business One to the Power, Grid and Transportation businesses in Finland, Estonia, Slovakia, Denmark, Egypt and Israel.
Prior to working for Alstom, Martyn worked for Airwave UK on Britain’s government projects for the Police, Ambulance and Fire Service.
Choo has more than 15 years of experience in international SAP and technology innovation projects for various industries. He has worked for companies like General Electric, Alstom, ABeam, and many others. During his over 10 years in Consulting at ABeam, he delivered SAP and IT projects for companies including Petronas, Hitachi, Sato Malaysia, Maxis, Kao, and Felda.
For a Swiss based Alstom Power, later GE, he was a global manager for SAP support and overall manager for all APAC activities, overseeing deployment in countries including Malaysia, Singapore, China, Australia, Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan, and others.
In addition to being the Equidato SophiaTX blockchain platform development lead, he also is responsible for regional activities in Asia Pacific. He is also a Managing Director of Venaco Group APAC region, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Marian Rajnic has over 18 years of experience in IT, SAP and most recently blockchain.
Marian is one of the key people behind architecture and design of blockchain project SophiaTX. He has extensive knowledge and experience in infrastructure, communications, telecom, SAP operations and many other IT topics. He has worked for several industry leading companies such as Orange, Hewlett Packard, General Electric.
Oliver Lienhard, Founder & Managing Director, ITnetworX, is a cloud professional and IT architect with more than 17 years of experience. His expertise ranges from cloud architecture, infrastructure design and operations, openstack, VMware, Netapp and landscape designs based on Linux, Windows and SAP HANA platforms.
He strives for innovations, advanced platforms and service excellence on the field of information technology.
In 2000, Oliver has founded a successful company - ITnetworX, the Swiss cloud service provider, where he acts as managing director.
His career started with IBM Switzerland where he held the role of IT system engineer.
Lubomir Vranka studied Applied Mathematics in Comenius University in Bratislava and Economics & Finance in Zurich University in Switzerland.
Lubomir gained vast experience in ERP database systems and its business application participating and delivering multiple international ERP projects during last 10 years.
His recent focus is on integrating classical (centralized) and distributed database systems utilizing his knowledge in Distributed systems, Cryptography and ERP architectures.
Peter Matavovsky is an seasoned ERP professional with over 20 years of experience gained across multiple industries such as pharmaceuticals, oil & gas, engineering, construction, automotive and many others.
His ERP focus has been on SAP and Oracle technologies in various roles from consultant, integration expert to project manager.
He started his career in 1997 with London Logic Partners, and subsequently worked for companies such as Oracle, HP, Alstom Power and Faurecia.
He is a recognized expert in the areas of financial management, tax accounting, project management, and controlling. He has delivered ERP, SAP and IT transformations across many countries including Singapore, Switzerland, France, Germany, UK, Liberia, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Poland, and others.
Peter holds a Master’s degree in corporate management from University of Economics in Bratislava.
Executive Leader and CIO, with over 20 years of experience in Supply Chain transformation and automation. Magnus has extensive experience producing business outcomes through SAP, and is a driving force at GE towards Digital Industrial, tying together ERP with MES, IIoT, Data Science and Machine Learning in ways that deliver technology enabled disruption in traditional business models and processes.
Jason McKay is the Chief Information Officer for NAPEC and its subsidiaries. In addition to being responsible for IT, Jason is also responsible for, Communications, Marketing, and Business Process. Prior to NAPEC, Jason was the Americas Director of IT for Alstom and sat on the Country Executive Committees in the US and Canada. During his time at Alstom, Jason was also the Global Project Manager for eDiscovery coordinating activities between IT, Legal, and HR. Jason is a graduate from the University of Connecticut.
Procurement Executive with 18 years of experience working across Europe, Asia, Middle East, CIS, and Africa for companies in telecom industry including Vodafone, Saudi Telecommunications Company, Nokia, Siemens, and others.
Bernardo Lindemann is responsible at ABB Group Information Systems for the implementation of a new globally harmonized operating model for IS supply services in 40 countries, with increased leverage of Global Shared Service Centers.
Before joining ABB, Bernardo held various management positions at Ernst & Young, ABeam Consulting Europe, Deloitte and SAP.
In these functions, he served as Senior Advisor and Account Manager for several large Multinationals in Manufacturing, Process, Consumer Business and Financial Services industries.
Bernardo holds a MBA Degree of General Management, of the University of Zurich and a Bachelor Degree Computer Science of the University of Applied Sciences, Berne.
Xiaomin is an experienced lawyer, engineer and Blockchain expert, with over 3 years of experience in Blockchain Industry.
She is a key influential leader in Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency community in China, since its very beginnings.
She was a leader of the organization team of China first international Bitcoin conference BitcoinExpo Shanghai 2014, BTC2B Congress Brussels and BitcoinExpo London 2015.
Xiaomin worked as assistant to judge at Guangzhou People’s Court, later she joined DyStar and China Zhonglun, specializing on Corporation Law and IP legal affairs.
She is passionate about the potential of Blockchain Technologies and currently serves as General Manager of DECENT in China.
Zahid is a visionary and technology leader opening up new paths for innovation, with over 21 years IT experience rolling out some of the most innovative solutions on the planet.
He has worked in key influential positions as a CEO, CTO, NED and strategy consultant across multiple verticals in companies ranging from startups to multi-billion dollar giants.
Zahid is currently driving innovation and business transformation at STC, and is also the CTO at Skyline Dynamics, and Board Member of Skyline & Venaco a SAP, Big Data and Blockchain company focused on national transformation through technology leadership in MENA.
From 2007-2014 Zahid helped transform STC into a technology leader with a number of firsts in the region as the Chief Architect including the introduction of agile development, moving to cloud and rolling out the first public API.
From 1996-2006 Zahid worked in key innovation positions at some of the biggest names in the world including Sun Microsystems, IBM, British Telecom, Hutchison 3G, and Vodafone. Key firsts included implementing the world’s first web based ERP across 15 countries worldwide, world’s largest b2b marketplace, first mobile LBS including turn-by-turn navigation, and first live mobile video stream in the UK.
Tibor Tarabek is the founder of Microsoft in Slovakia and served 5 consecutive years as its General Manager. He then founded the subsidiary of eTel, Inc., one of the first alternative telecom operators in the Central European region; where he later also served as the Managing Director. He also has great experience in the system integration of complex information systems, managing of the companies as the CEO/COO/CIO and in the area of Sales, Marketing and International Business. Several years he has been active in the area of internet and online marketing. In August 2009 he has established the most successful online creative marketing agency in Slovakia – Zaraguza Digital – which in the very first year of existence has won two of the most important marketing prizes in Slovakia – Golden and Bronze Nails for its online marketing projects and campaigns. After quitting with Zaraguza in 2011 he worked on the project of the complex information system for employment and recruitment – Recagent “Work for You”, which was accepted and run by the RTVS (Radio and Television of Slovakia). He then became the Director of Strategic Development and Technology of the RTVS. Now, he serves as CIO and Member of the Board of DECENT.
Analysis and value proposition for integrating blockchain with ERP, CRM and SCM
Cross industry assessment of processes for utilization of blockchain technology for enterprise applications. Review and validation with industry experts, professionals and technology executives
Development of project plan and overall strategy
Completion of development of the POC and Prototype related to SAP based technology. Architecture definition of the platform.
Completion of development of the POC and Prototype related to SAP based technology
Extension of the platform with additional business features, mobile app and connectivity
Full integration to IoT devices and introduction of add-on functionalities
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