Wilfried Pimenta de Miranda
Wilfried Pimenta is Business Development Director at the IOTA Foundation, the non-profit organisation behind the IOTA Tangle, a revolutionary open source “blockless” Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) designed to enable highly scalable Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Wilfried will present IOTA’s vision and ongoing activities in eHealth, in particular a new initiative around MyData involving several Nordic countries. Taking its roots in Norway, the initiative was addressed in Oslo Norway in June 2017 at an unique Blockchain/DLT event organised by IOTA and Oslo Medtech with the contribution of the EU Commission where the opportunity landscape of DLT beyond Blockchain in eHealth was explored. A new DLT Research and Innovation Alliance was launched at that occasion involving the IOTA Foundation, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Oslo Medtech, Oslo Cancer Cluster, the Norwegian Research Center for eHealth and Alpha Venturi (see weblink)
Wilfried Pimenta is an entrepreneur, former management consultant and corporate strategy/M&A/business development professional. Wilfried works Business Development Director at the IOTA Foundation and CEO of Alpha Venturi, a strategic innovation and venture launchpad specialised in Distributed Legder technology. IOTA is the non-profit organisation behind the IOTA Tangle, a revolutionary open source “blockless” Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) designed to enable highly scalable Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The Tangle overcomes the intrinsic limitations of conventional Blockchains and makes it now possible to process secure P2P micro-transactions/data transfers in real time and with zero transaction fees for the first time ever. IOTA collaborates with leading multinationals, institutions, startups as well as research and academia aimed at reinventing business and societal models in the new realms of Machine to Machine to Machine Economy, Smart Sharing Economy and MyData. IOTA is involved across all ‘smart’ industries undergoing a digital transformation including energy, mobility, health, shipping & Logistics, smart buildings, industry 4.0, Smart cities and more. IOTA Foundation follows an open source model and is growing one of the fastest growing Blockchain/DLT ecosystem supporting by the world’s largest Slack chat community of 12 000+.