SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR – BLOCKCHAIN AND MULTIPARTY SYSTEMS GLOBAL LEAD
David is a senior managing director, leading Accenture’s Tech Incubation Group which includes its blockchain and multi-party systems business, formed in 2015, as well as its Extended Reality, Quantum Computing, and Robotics businesses. He is also the Global Technology Lead for our Capital Markets business and has nearly 25 years of experience in Financial Services. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Linux Hyperledger Project, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, Global Blockchain Business Council, Interwork Alliance, and the ID2020 Alliance and is a member of the World Economic Forum C4IR Global Blockchain Council and program advisor for the Chamber of Digital Commerce. He holds over 26 blockchain patents and pending patents and was named one of the Sci-Tech 100 2018: The Architects of the Future by Silicon Republic.
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