Exclusive tips for the Accenture Blockchain Hackathon

Duration: 1:00

From traceable supply chains to permanent identity for refugees, blockchain is pioneering transparent and secure business processes. Blockchain technology provides new infrastructure to build the next innovative applications beyond cryptocurrencies, driving profound, positive changes across business, communities, and society.

Accenture is involved in a variety of “Blockchain for Good” programs including their involvement with the global ID2020 alliance of governments, NGOs and private sector committed to solving the challenge of the 1.1 billion people living without an identity.

As the next step for the Blockchain Hackathon, Accenture is hosting an online session to give you a better understanding and exclusive tips on working towards winning the hackathon.

The main aim is to prepare the participants who’ve been shortlisted for the Accenture Blockchain Hackathon on the way forward. They will also touch upon the Blockchain practice at Accenture and give examples of client case studies.

Topics to be covered during the webinar:

  • What is Accenture looking for in the winning solution?
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • Desired components of the solution architecture
  • What to expect at the offline event
  • Evaluation criteria


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    Deepak Lalan

    Associate Director – Blockchain, Accenture Advanced Technology Centers in India

    Deepak Lalan is an Associate director with Accenture Technology and is leading the Blockchain practice in India. Deepak has more than 15 years’ experience as an enterprise architect across all the strategic areas of IT. He has played a key role in many enterprise-wide IT transformation programs. With his rich industry experience, deep technical expertise and strong business acumen, he has helped clients achieve their business and technical goals. He holds a Master’s degree in business administration, with specialization in international business, from the University of Wales, United Kingdom.

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    Nikhil Surve

    Manager – Blockchain, Accenture Advanced Technology Centers in India

    Nikhil is Manager with Accenture Technology and is part of the Blockchain Practice in India. Nikhil has close to 10 years’ experience as Business and Technology Architect with the last few years focused on new-age technologies such as Blockchain, DevOps and Cloud. He has lead multiple Blockchain projects and prototypes across industries. With his combination of business acumen and technical skills, Nikhil specializes in value architecting for technology-led Business Models. He Holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration in Information Management from S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, India and has attended a certificate course in IT Strategy from McCombs School, Austin, USA.

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