Blockchain technologies: Greetings from the Peak of Inflated Expectations

  • University of Louisville Duthie Room 117 Louisville, KY

Blockchain technologies are maturing at a rapid rate and the potential is attracting significant interest across multiple industries. This presentation paints the picture on why blockchain is an opportunity for software engineers. The discussion includes a high level overview of what “blockchain” is, the current state and potential applications within the financial and healthcare space.

Kyle Culver is a thought leader in Consumer Innovation. Culver holds bachelor of science and masters of engineering degrees in computer engineering and Computer Science, as well as an MBA in entrepreneurship, all from the University of Louisville. For the past 15 years, he has demonstrated his passion for software engineering across a wide variety of IT roles concentrating on development, integration, architecture and quality assurance. 

In his current role at Humana, Inc., Culver is a key member of the firm’s Business and Technology Leadership team and recently named a winner in a Blockchain challenge hosted by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). 

This seminar is sponsored by the University of Louisville Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Sciences.