Latest Episodes

Ep. 148 – Challenges and opportunities of blockchain in the insurance industry – insights from IBM
February 14, 2021

Mark McLaughlin is IBM’s Global Insurance Director, leading IBM’s Global Insurance strategy, solutions, and partnerships.  Mark’s teams analyse trends in the insurance business and in technology, predict strategies for insurers,

Ep. 147 – Challenges of adopting blockchain from a governance and risk standpoint
February 07, 2021

Dr. Denise McCurdy, Blockchain Governance Advisor at Grove Gate Consulting along with Tom Fuhrman, Blockchain & Cybersecurity Consultant at Vector MV, join us in this podcast to discuss the challenges of adopting blockchain from a governance and risk s...

Ep. 146 – Self-Sovereign Identity and IoT – insights from the Sovrin Foundation
January 31, 2021

Michael Shea is the Managing Director of the Dingle Group and the Chair of Sovrin Foundation’s SSI in IoT Working Group. In this podcast we discussed the white paper he authored on Self Sovereign Identity and IoT.

Ep. 145 – Parametric insurance revisited – insights from Arbol
January 24, 2021

Siddhartha Jha is the Founder & CEO of Arbol, an insurtech platform for parametric products that uses blockchain, big data, machine learning and smart contracts to bring transparency and remove delays and disputes of traditional insurance policies.

Ep. 144 – A new approach to blockchain – Ping An’s Insights
January 17, 2021

Frank Lu is Head of Ping An Blockchain Technology at OneConnect Smart Technology, a subsidiary of Ping An. Previously to Ping An, Frank Lu was one of the original founders of Hyperledger Fabric. In this podcast we discuss the different approaches to bl...

Ep. 143 – UN World Food Programme on the blockchain
January 10, 2021

Gustav Strömfelt is Project Manager at the World Food Programme & New Venture Consultant. In this exciting podcast we discuss some of the blockchain work the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has been conducting over the years including Buildin...

Ep. 142 – Smart COVID data on the blockchain – insights from
January 03, 2021

Susan Joseph is the CEO and co-founder of, a trusted third party delivering ongoing authoritative health data that's independently auditable and has legal weight. In this podcast we discuss the challenges the US Health Sector has regard...

Ep. 141 – How can blockchain and insurance be good bedfellows? – Insights from AXA
December 27, 2020

Laurent Benichou, is Head of Blockchain Europe & US, that sits within the Group Emerging Technologies and Data team at AXA. In this podcast we discuss the main takeaways from his experience with Fizzy and more importantly we discuss how can blockchain ...

Ep. 140 – How Shell is using blockchain in the Energy Industry?
December 20, 2020

Sabine Brink, Global Lead of Blockchain at Shell, shares with us how Shell is using blockchain technology within the energy industry. She walks us through a number of interesting blockchain initiatives they’ve worked on,

Ep. 139 – Smart Contracts & Oracles – insights from Chainlink
December 14, 2020

Sergey Nazarov is the co-founder of Chainlink, a decentralised oracle network that provides reliable, tamper-proof inputs and outputs for complex smart contracts on any blockchain. In this podcast we discuss the fundamental opportunity blockchains alon...