Monday February 17, 2020

Busting the myths about blockchain

Claire Fitzpatrick of Consensys is spreading the gospel about a technology that she insists will soon be ubiquitous

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
16th June, 2019
Claire Fitzpatrick, strategic operations director at Consensys Ireland

A chartered accountant is trying to make banks and commodities businesses look at blockchain to make trading easier and cheaper. Claire Fitzpatrick has enjoyed quite a varied route to her role as strategic operations director at Consensys Ireland but still sees herself as an accountant at heart, albeit, as she phrases it, one gone rogue.

Last month, she ran an event with Chartered Accountants Ireland as part of Blockchain Ireland week, looking to drive education...

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