Microsoft CEO to discuss AI and blockchain at the FinTech Ideas Festival

Rebecca Lambert
Rebecca Lambert
By Rebecca Lambert on 09 January 2017
Microsoft CEO to discuss AI and blockchain at the FinTech Ideas Festival

Later today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will address an audience of leaders in the financial and technology industries at the FinTech Ideas Festival in San Francisco, US, to shed light on Microsoft’s digital transformation strategy, including some of the ways in which blockchain is impacting the industry.

Microsoft is in the process of implementing a three-part blockchain strategy, which includes the following elements:

  • Build and learn from key partner-driven proof of concepts built on top of various blockchain technologies 
  • Grow the blockchain marketplace ecosystem and artefacts together with our partners and customers 
  • Develop key Azure blockchain middleware services to ensure the infrastructure is enterprise ready.

You can hear more about Microsoft’s work with leaders across the financial services industry to build enterprise solutions on its Blockchain as a Service platform during Nadella’s presentation, where he will also discuss cyber security and financial inclusion. For more information, head to the FinTech Ideas Festival page.

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