Hyperledger Executive Director Brian Behlendorf was at MWC for a keynote, and swung by PCMag’s studio for a wide-ranging discussion on blockchain.
BARCELONA—Blockchain’s decentralized network and immutable ledger technology has the potential to redefine the digital world. All throughout Mobile World Congress here, companies advertised blockchain-based solutions for everything from telecommunications to the Internet of Things. But the big picture was all about standardization.
The biggest name in blockchain interoperability is Hyperledger. Overseen by the Linux Foundation, the open-source blockchain consortium has more than 200 members across tech, healthcare, payments, and more.
Hyperledger Executive Director Brian Behlendorf was at MWC for a keynote on Investing in a Better Future, and swung by PCMag’s studio for a wide-ranging discussion. Behlendorf broke down the most exciting projects Hyperledger is working on, how smart contracts work, and what he sees for the future of blockchain across distributed identity, the supply chain, and beyond.