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Join us for an enlightening exploration into blockchain, AI, and IoE and learn how they will synergize each other and industries at large.

At XChain2, you will discover how these revolutionary technologies have solved real-world problems in logistics and meet subject matter experts who will be showcasing their pilot projects as well as the value they added. More importantly, you will learn how to incorporate blockchain, AI, and IoE into your business practices and how they are transforming supply chains.

Supply chain blockchain is taking root at a rapid clip. Emerging today are the components needed to create robust supply chain blockchain networks. However, exponential change will truly start to take shape through the integration of blockchain with other innovative technologies like AI and IoE. Technological intersections like these have led to the creation of major multinational corporations.

The collision of cutting-edge solutions like blockchain, AI, and IoE will help the supply chain and logistics market address key issues as well as costly problems by providing a deeper understanding of what and how supply chain and logistics processes can be optimized.

XChain2 is a two-day event promoting education, collaboration, innovation, and research among technologists, stakeholders, solution providers, and business leaders.

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Distinguished Speakers


Mr. Vincent Annunziato

Director, Office of Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Ms. Annette Mueller

TradeLens North America Senior Commercial Manager, Maersk GTD Inc.

Mr. Bill McBeath

Chief Research Officer, ChainLink Research

Mr. Srini Srinivasan

President & CEO, eShipGlobal

Mr. Ojas Wadivkar

Managing Director, Chemicals, Accenture

Mr. Jim Lawnin

Managing Partner, BBL Ventures; Co-Founder, Energy Blockchain Consortium

Dr. Tyler Smith

Director, Viant, a ConsenSys formation

Dr. Claudio Lima

Co-Founder, Blockchain Engineering Council

Mr. Gavin Nicol

Chief Technology Officer, Context Labs

Dr. Ganesh Wadawadigi

Chief Solution Expert, Blockchain for Supply Chain, SAP

Mr. Andrew Bruce

Chief Executive Officer, Data Gumbo

Dr. Dale Tibodeau

Professor of Supply Chain Management, C. T. Bauer College of Business

Mr. Daryl Price Jr

Daryl Price Jr, Hyperconverged Infrastructure Specialist, VMware Inc; former San Francisco 49'er

Mr. Cody Burns

Enterprise Blockchain Architect, Accenture

Mr. Chris Bassett

Senior Manager, Global Insurance Advisory, EY

Ms. Susan Davenport

Senior Vice President of Economic Development, Greater Houston Partnership

Mr. Eric Johnson

Senior Technology Editor, IHS Markit

Mr. Kevin Otto

Senior Director of Foodservice Industry Development and Cross-Industry Blockchain Lead, GS1 US

Mr. Dharma Rajah

Global Business Transformation Executive, Deloitte

Dr. Rajat Rajbhandari

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, dexFreight

Mr. Harris Reynolds

Director of Research and Development at Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.

Mr. Chris Gabriel

Founder, Hyperchain Labs

Mr. Brendan Abbott

Senior Manager, Blockchain, Government and Public Services, Deloitte

Mr. Sloane Brakeville

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Fr8 Network

Ms. Sujatha Kumar

Founder and Managing Partner, Ayatis


Sponsors & Partners

Interested in sponsoring? Contact us at [email protected]

Gold Sponsors

Sponsors

Reception Sponsor

Media Partners

Association Partners


Organizers & Advisors

Dr. Larry Shi, Organizer

Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of Houston

Dr. Omprakash Gnawali, Organizer

Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of Houston

Mr. Bill McBeath, Advisor

Chief Research Officer, ChainLink Research

Dr. Dale Tibodeau, Advisor

Professor, Supply Chain Mgmt, C. T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston


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