Join ICS and BlockW at their next Blockchain event, where Niall Dennehy Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at AID:Tech will discuss its mission to bring transparency and traceability to the distribution of funds and resources by Governments, Banks and NGOs, hosted by Professor Joyce O’Connor.
AID:Tech combines Digital Identity and Blockchain technology to accomplish this. With these, the parallels between blockchain technology and other general purpose technologies, highlighting its capacity to enable widespread, transformational change are explored.
Niall Dennehy, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of AID:Tech: In 2015 AID:Tech was the first company in the world to deliver humanitarian aid using blockchain technology in a completely transparent manner in Lebanon.
AID:Tech was the winner of the Citi Tech4Integrity Challenge, and was awarded the ‘James Wolfensohn Global Game Changer using technology to fight corruption’ prize by Madame Christine Lagarde at the IMF HQ in Washington D.C. AID:Tech was also named IBM’s number 1 global start-up and current winners of the French Government GovTech Award.
Prior to his work at AID:Tech, Niall founded a number of other companies and held senior technology positions in HP, Ericsson, LG Mobile, AIB and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Most recently, he was a leading contributor to the architecture of MIT’s Blockchain Technologies curriculum.
The webinar takes place online on Thursday 20 January 12:00 – 13:00. It is free to attend, but registration is required. Click here to register.