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SHARAT CHANDRA

President, Government Blockchain Association(GBA) India Chapter at Government Blockchain Association

Bangalore, India

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Sharat is an author, keynote speaker, blockchain evangelist and educator. He has advised many blockchain startups in Identity Management and Fintech space. Sharat is also volunteering as President of India Chapter, Government Blockchain Association, a global non-profit organisation helping governments across the world understand and adopt blockchain.

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Bengaluru, India
Speaking Topics: Blockchain,DLT,E-Commerce and Fintech

SHARAT CHANDRAPoints
Academic0
Author17
Influencer19
Speaker65
Entrepreneur0
Total101

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Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Blockchain
Last Media Interview: 02/04/2019

Areas of Expertise

Blockchain 51.74
Digital Disruption 32.92
Emerging Technology 30.79
Fintech 34.25
Startups 36.52
Edtech 32.80
Govtech 58.69
Digital Transformation 32.29
AI 30.71
HR 30.10
Privacy 30.20
Risk Management 30.39
Business Strategy 30.52
Cryptocurrency 30.78
Big Data 30.47
Customer Experience 30.17
Entrepreneurship 30.31
Innovation 30.13
Cloud 30.19
Design Thinking 30.41

Industry Experience

Publications

17 Article/Blogs
The Complete List of Blockchain Developer Communities
Rejolut
September 09, 2019
So you thought about giving blockchain development a try. Being from a coding background, you might want to learn this new future technology, which has raised quite a buzz in the past few years. But let me be obvious to hear coding or any work related to a computer cannot be done by reading a book or solving a problem on the computer. You need to have proper guidance, and source material as the technology is relatively new in comparison to other database-related languages and tech. So to stay on the top of all what’s happening in Blockchain development filed you need to keep in touch with people who are working tirelessly to find a solution from it.

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Digital Disruption

How can Govts Trigger a New Wave of Innovation by Providing Self-Sovereign Identity to its Citizens?
Indianweb2
September 08, 2019
Data protectionism and localization by governments across the globe has led to a precarious situation where the storage of personal data,in silos, is aggravating economic inefficiencies. The cost associated with acquisition, storage, and management of data is increasing astronomically, and the liability for holding data is unfathomable. To make matters worse, there is another malaise of data duplication.

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Digital Disruption

Does Hedera Hashgraph Development Solve Blockchain’s Scalability Issue?
Rejolut
September 03, 2019

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Business Strategy

Hedera Hashgraph – The Revolutionary Solution to the Blockchain Industry Worldwide Adoption Impasse
Rejolut
September 03, 2019
Now as you read this article, I make some fundamental assumptions. You are familiar with blockchain, tokenization, cryptocurrencies and consensus – basically, you know blockchain. If you do, then skip ahead to the next section. For those of you who are not, here’s a quick intro to get you going.

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology

Re-Imagine Your Business Models by Leveraging the Power of RPA with Blockchain.
Medium
September 02, 2019
“Disruption is the new normal.” Is this an overstatement? Probably not. The fourth industrial revolution is witnessing an astronomical rise of emerging technologies,( AI, Blockchain, Machine Learning, IoT) which has forced businesses to rethink their business models to stay ahead of the curve. As enterprises embark on the digital transformation journey, they feel the need to embrace a culture of creating change that will enable their workforce to be productive and amplify their potential.

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Disruption, Emerging Technology

Why should regulators act as an enabler for the disruption of emerging business models?
Medium
August 31, 2019

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Tags: Innovation, Startups, Entrepreneurship

#AAImagine : A Clarion Call to Democratize Automation
Linkedin
August 30, 2019

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Disruption, Emerging Technology

Why should B2B businesses focus on the customer experience?
Medium
August 21, 2019

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Tags: Big Data, Customer Experience, Business Strategy

GBA India Joins Discussion on building Innovation Ecosystem for Assam and Tamil Nadu Govts
Indianweb2
August 18, 2019

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Govtech

The Complete Guide to Digital Transformation for Realistically Competing with Amazon
Rejolut
August 16, 2019

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Tags: Big Data, Digital Transformation

Native App Development. Is It Right For Your Business?
Rejolut
August 16, 2019

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Tags: Business Strategy, Design Thinking, Digital Disruption

Growing Role of ML and AI in HR Tech in 2019
Rejolut
August 03, 2019

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Tags: AI, Digital Disruption, HR

What is the cost of developing the blockchain apps in 2019?
Rejolut
August 03, 2019

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Tags: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Business Strategy

Budget 2019: Paving the way for accelerated adoption of digital payments.
Medium
July 08, 2019
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her maiden budget on 7th July, laid down proposals to bolster MSMEs and accelerate adoption of digital payments. The union budget had a proposal, explicitly dedicated, to discourage business payments in cash and levy 2% TDS on cash withdrawal exceeding Rs. 1 crore in a year from a bank account was made to increase tax compliance and shore up revenues for the government. This would create a legitimate need for businesses to embrace digital payments.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Digital Disruption, Fintech

Blockchain for Enterprises: Adoption Challenges and The Way Forward
Medium
June 05, 2019
Across the world, there is a huge boom in investments in the blockchain space in industries not just limited to financial services but with “farther-ranging blockchain use-cases”, for example, e-commerce, media, health care, identity, and the Internet of Things.

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Tags: Blockchain

How Blockchain Is Empowering Sharing Economy for Mobility and Transportaion
The Policy Times
May 27, 2019
Blockchain and other emerging technologies are transforming the way we live our lives and conduct our businesses today. However, the transport industry, though laden with immense transformative potential from technology, has been a largely unorganized sector abound with several problems plaguing the system for decades.

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Emerging Technology

The intrusion of user privacy by big tech firms and how to stay anonymous
Rejolut
January 06, 2019

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Privacy, Risk Management

11 Keynotes
ET Tech Summit
The Economic Times
September 27, 2019

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Disruption, Fintech

Blockchain for Enterprises: Adoption Challenges and The Way Forward
Trescon-World Blockchain Summit
June 20, 2019

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Tags: Blockchain

Bengaluru Fintech Summit
Himalaya Capital Exchange
May 30, 2019
Paving way for India's Tech leadership in the 4th Industrial Revolution!

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Tags: Blockchain

Going Global : Financial Inclusion,AI & Blockchain
Global SouthTech Community
May 29, 2019
A conversation about the tech ecosystem in Bengaluru, financial inclusion, Blockchain development + AI and global expansion into South East Asia, Europe and Middle East

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Tags: Blockchain, Startups, Govtech

Start Up Master Class- Mumbai Chapter
IIT Kanpur Alumni Association Mumbai Chapter
May 25, 2019
The role of blockchain in the open banking era and opportunities for start ups.

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Tags: Blockchain

Digital India Blockchain Conference
Digital India Blockchain Conference
May 11, 2019
The Digital India Blockchain Conference 2019 is an industry-focused event, connecting industry leaders, business decision makers, tech innovators and investors. It’s inaugural edition is in Bangalore on 11 May 2019 and will be an ideal opportunity to showcase leading developments in blockchain in India, and meet international players pioneering new solutions in this space.

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Tags: Blockchain, Govtech, Startups

Start Up Master Class New Delhi
IIT Kanpur Alumni Association New Delhi Chapter
April 06, 2019

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation

BLOCKCHAIN FOR TELANGANA, MATCH OR MIXTURE?
BirthVenue
March 30, 2019
An interactive session with Relex, Birthvenue and InQ Innovations in association with Clavent, at the Indian School of Business where highly qualified professionals will discuss how blockchain technology can put Telangana’s economy on a rocket ship.

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Tags: Blockchain, Govtech, Startups

Start Up Master Class- IIT Kanpur
Start Up Master Class
February 02, 2019

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Tags: Blockchain, Startups

Blockchain 2.0
Clavent
February 01, 2019
Blockchain 2.0 was full of insights, vision, exploration and ofcourse discussing the extent of disruption and future of Blockchain Technology. We want to give away all the credit to the keen delegates and wonderful speakers who helped us make this event a great memory and a warm experience.

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Tags: Blockchain, Startups

Global Fintech and Blockchain Forum 2019
Pyramid Learning Platforms
January 31, 2019
Global FinTech & Blockchain Forum 2019 – FinTech is another name for staying ahead through rapid development and innovation.

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Tags: Blockchain, Fintech, Govtech

3 Media Interviews
Challenges of Artificial Intelligence
CXOTV.NEWS
September 10, 2019

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Tags: AI, Blockchain, Digital Transformation

Bangalore Blockchain Summit Speakers Interview
CXOTV.NEWS
August 15, 2019

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation

How GBA is working with Indian Start Up Ecosystem and working on multiple use cases to help governance.
Digianalysys
February 20, 2019
How GBA is working with Indian Start Up Ecosystem and working on multiple use cases to help governance.

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Tags: Blockchain, Edtech

1 Panel
Government Regulation: An enabler for blockchain ecosystem
Alliance University
July 27, 2019

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Tags: Blockchain, Fintech, Govtech

3 Speaking Engagements
Blockchain- Unlocking The Value Revolution
IIM Bangalore
July 26, 2019

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Govtech

Redefining Mobility for Sharing Economy
Digital India Blockchain Conference.
May 13, 2019
A decentralized sharing economy on blockchain.

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Tags: Blockchain

The Future of Blockchain
E-Summit IIT Bombay
January 19, 2019

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Disruption, Fintech

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