Basel, Switzerland
December 12-15
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Petr Novotny

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Research Staff Member
Petr Novotny is a Research Scientist at IBM Research with more than 15 years of experience in engineering and research of software systems. He received the M.Sc. degree from University College London and the Ph.D. degree from Imperial College London, where he was also a post-doctoral Research Associate, as well as visiting scientist at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. At IBM, he works on innovations of Blockchain technologies and leads the development of Blockchain solutions and analytical tools. 

He is a co-author of recently published book: Hands-On Blockchain with Hyperledger: Building decentralized applications with Hyperledger Fabric and Composer, as well as author of a series of academic publications in the areas of distributed computer systems. 

He has presented at numerous international conferences, repeatedly serves as conference session chair, on panels or as judge at hackathons and other events.