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Firat Sertgoz, Lead Developer at IBM

Firat Sertgoz, Blockchain Developer at IBM


During Bitcoin Wednesday on 6 March, 2019, Blockchain Application Developer Firat Sertgoz will join his colleague Frans Kempen, for a presentation on how IBM approaches blockchain technology.  In his talk Firat will introduce the differences between permissioned and permissionless blockchain technologies and explain the key drivers for using permissioned blockchain technologies on an enterprise level.  He will continue with an overview of Hyperledger Fabric, an open-source permissioned blockchain platform that is part of Linux’s Hyperledger initiative.  He will also cover the interaction between the various components of Hyperledger and conclude with the roadmap of Hyperledger Fabric.

Firat is Lead Developer at IBM’s Benelux Client and Innovation Center. He has been involved in projects in financial services, telecommunications and the automotive supply chain industry. He earned a degree in Computer Science at Sabanci University and holds a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering and Distributed Systems from the University Groningen.  He wrote his Master’s Thesis jointly with IBM on Scalability Evaluation of Hyperledger Fabric Components.

Firat Sertgoz, Blockchain Developer at IBM