Disrupting the Disruptors — Blockchain Emerges

IBM’s Chief Innovation Officer Bernard Meyerson claims attackers are “Burning down your bits not your house” and suggests why Blockchain has already emerged as a solution for securing transactions.

New York 2017
Bernard S Meyerson
Chief Innovation Officer
Dr. Meyerson, an IBM Fellow, serves as IBM’s Chief Innovation Officer. Joining IBM in 1980, Dr. Meyerson invented Silicon:Germanium technology, ultimately founding and leading IBM’s highly successful Analog and Mixed Signal business. He went on to many executive roles, leading global semiconductor development, strategic alliances for the Systems and Technology Group, and culminating in his present role from 2010 as IBM’s Chief Innovation Officer. His team leads the definition and integration of corporate-wide technical and business strategic initiatives. He also serves as Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on Emerging Technology. Dr. Meyerson is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering. He has received numerous technical and business awards, as for example the Lifetime Achievement Award from SEMI, the 2011 Pake Prize of the American Physical Society, 2014 Turing Lecturer at the Royal Institute. Most recently Dr. Meyerson was honored with the 2015 National Medal for Public Service by the government of Singapore for his many years of service and impact as advisor to the nation.