What Blockchains and Linux Have in Common - Phil Zamani, Aergo, Blocko

October 31, 2018

Phil Zamani speaks about his blockchain projects Aergo and Blocko, the blockchain ecosystem in South Korea, differences between open source in Linux and blockchain technology, why blockchain consortiums might fail, why there are still few production systems live on blockchains, how non-software companies can go about getting started with pilot projects, what he learned from working with large corporations on blockchain projects in South Korea, why data needs to be shared to be most valuable, IOT pilots on blockchains, and much more.

Phil is the chairman of the AERGO Foundation and co-CEO at Blocko, Korea’s largest blockchain infrastructure provider. He has over twenty years of experience in managing open-source businesses and has worked as senior VP at Deutsche Telekom’s cloud business unit, VP of sales and business development at RedHat, and as Global Head of Big Data & cloud models at Banca Santander.

Phil Zamani: https://www.linkedin.com/in/philzamani, https://twitter.com/ZamaniPhil

Aergo: https://www.aergo.io, https://twitter.com/aergo_io

Blocko: https://www.blocko.io, https://twitter.com/BlockoInc

Phil's article on parallels between Linux and blockchains: https://medium.com/aergo/drawing-a-parallel-between-linux-and-blockchain-160f79ca74e6 

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