Red Hat is a global software company providing open-source software solutions to enterprises.
I spoke with Rich Feldmann who is the Global Director of Financial Services and is in charge of Red Hat’s Blockchain initiative.
In this episode, we discuss:
– Red Hat’s Blockchain strategy
– An interesting project Red Hat is working on with BlockApps, a “Blockchain-As-A-Service” company
– And how cryptocurrency exchanges could leverage Red Hat’s expertise, if the conditions are right
[00:10] – What is Sibos? Who is SWIFT? How is Red Hat approaching Blockchain? Introduction and overview
[02:10] – How Rich and Red Hat go into Blockchain
[05:20] – The challenges Red Hat faced on their journey into the Blockchain space
[08:05] – Rich Feldmann’s thoughts on ICOs/token sales
[09:02] – Red Hat joins forces with “Blockchain-As-A-Service” company, BlockApps
[10:49] – Does Blockchain have a “killer app” ?
[12:52] – Has Blockchain been overhyped?
[17:26] – Rich Feldmann’s advice to other large corporations looking to leverage Blockchain
[19:23] – His 10-year prediction for Bitcoin and Ethereum
[20:30] – How to get in touch with Red Hat
[21:08] – Conclusion
– Red Hat’s OpenShift platform
– Red Hat website