In his presentation, “Blockchain and the Internet of Things,” David Snyder explained how the Blockchain technology works and how it is being adopted for a variety of IoT use cases. For example, distributed ledgers containing time-stamped, immutable records of device configurations and data generated by IoT devices. Also, enabling devices to interact and transact at the “edge” of the network, instead of in the “cloud.”
He also suggested some background reading at http://events.42tek.com/about-blockchain/
About David Snyder
David Snyder helps organizations develop and implement new technologies. His experience includes program management and product management at companies like Apple, Google, Kaiser, First Data, PayPal, Yahoo!, and various startups for healthcare systems, electronic payments, mobile applications, and data security. 42TEK, Inc. is Mr. Snyder’s consulting company.
David is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and a California-registered Civil Engineer (PE). He is currently researching ways to use Blockchain technology to ensure data quality and security for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including remote patient monitoring and environmental sensors.
David has been the organizer, moderator, or speaker for more than 20 conferences and seminars on healthcare, data security, and payments topics, including the Mobile Health Track for the GMIC-SV mobile conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco in October 2013 and the Blockchain Symposium in Redwood City, CA in June 2016.