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