Panel: Blockchain And Wearables (IOTA Foundation, Ocean Protocol & Fraunhofer FIM-RC)
As a Blockchain specialist and DEC certified digital assets analyst, Tara Merk is convinced that permissionless DLT, and IOTA in particular, will deliver sustainable impact to the economy and society at large. She has in-depth expertise in the use of blockchain technology across different industries including global trade and supply chains, mobility and eHealth.
Manan Patel has a total experience of 10+ years in IT industry. Manan wore many hats of a Java developer, NodeJs Developer, QA developer, Automation Consultant, Module Lead, Blockchain Developer and now Blockchain Solutions Architect. Manan Patel is Growth Accelerator at Ocean Protocol. Ocean Protocol unlocks the value of data. Data owners and consumers use Ocean Market app to publish, discover, and consume data in a secure, privacy-preserving fashion. OCEAN holders stake liquidity to data pools. Developers use Ocean libraries to build their own data wallets, data marketplaces, and more.
Fabiane Völter is a researcher and doctoral student at the Fraunhofer Project Group Business & Information Systems Engineering and works in the Fraunhofer Blockchain Lab. Fabiane graduated with a diploma in Computer Science (M.Sc.) from University of Bath in 2019. Her expertise and research evolves around the design and management of emerging digital technologies with a specific focus on blockchain technology and digital identity management solutions.