Frans Kempen
BeNeLux Blockchain Lead for Banking and Insurance, IBM
Frans Kempen is in IBM BeNeLux the Blockcahin lead for the Banking and Insurance industry. He is also hands-on managing 2 Blockchain POC’s which will go into production spring 2018 for a company in the Supply Chain industry. Frans has a degree in Civil Engineering and in Business Economics. After starting at Unilever in Marketing Management (6 years), he focussed his career at KPN, British Telecom and IBM to create a competitive advantage for his clients by implementing new technologies and building future proof IT and Services platforms. Since 2015, Frans has a keen interest in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and soon after started working in the Blockchain domain to develop Blockchain-based solutions for IBM enterprise clients and integrate these solutions into the existing legacy-IT systems. Frans brings both hands-on business experience and a deep rooted understanding of the Blockchain technology to the table.