Accenture Appoints Iliana Oris Valiente as Global Blockchain Innovation Lead

- October 16th, 2017

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has announced that it has appointed Iliana Oris Valiente as managing director and global blockchain innovation lead for its emerging technology group. As quoted in the press release: In this role, Oris Valiente provides blockchain advisory services to Accenture clients and is responsible for developing Accenture’s cross-industry blockchain technology capabilities and its talent pool for … Continued

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has announced that it has appointed Iliana Oris Valiente as managing director and global blockchain innovation lead for its emerging technology group.
As quoted in the press release:

In this role, Oris Valiente provides blockchain advisory services to Accenture clients and is responsible for developing Accenture’s cross-industry blockchain technology capabilities and its talent pool for blockchain consulting, architecture and technology delivery. She also will lead initiatives to help drive Accenture’s leadership and engagement within the ecosystem of blockchain solution providers and industry consortia, as well as open source development communities globally. Additionally, Oris Valiente serves as head of Accenture’s blockchain practice in Canada and advises Accenture’s strategic growth initiatives steering committee on the topic of blockchain.
Blockchain is a new type of distributed database system that maintains and records data in a way that allows multiple stakeholders to confidently and securely share access to the same information.
“Iliana is a trailblazer in the global blockchain community, with deep experience driving innovations and ground-breaking research,” said Simon Whitehouse, senior managing director and head of Accenture’s global blockchain practice. “Her knowledge, leadership and ability to act as a conduit between the blockchain developer community and business will be a strong asset to our clients and leadership, as we help a range of industries leverage distributed ledger technology.”
Oris Valiente is a published author and sought-after speaker, with prior leadership roles in Deloitte’s blockchain practice, where she oversaw the Rubix group. Most recently, she founded ColliderX, a nonprofit blockchain research and development organization, where she also chairs the board of directors.

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