Adi Ben-Ari is Founder and CEO of Applied Blockchain — a group of passionate technologists building blockchain solutions for enterprises and startups (including Shell, SITA, Vodafone, Toyota, APPII, and Cygnetise amongst others), as well as creating products to support platform-agnostic blockchain development. Adi’s 20+ years of enterprise experience for blue chip companies as a solutions architect, and his leading major deliveries of blockchain solutions is widely recognised in the industry. Adi is continuously invited as a keynote speaker at major industry conferences, at C-level presentations for corporations, and acts as an advisor for a number of early blockchain startups. His work has also been noted by the UK government, where he was invited to represent the industry at the Blockchain Round Table at the House of Lords. Additionally, Adi has co-invented and designed a number of patents within the blockchain and mobile payments space. Adi holds a BSc in Computer Science and an MBA.