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 industry at the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain and House of Lords round table. 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.