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Vipin Bharathan

Blockchain Strategy & Coordination, BNP Paribas


Vipin Bharathan works for BNP Paribas North America as Blockchain Strategist & Coordinator. Vipin is the chair of the Identity Working Group and a member of the Architecture Working Group  in the Hyperledger Community. In his current day job, Vipin works on bridging the gap between business and technology, having had prior experience in translating business processes and needs into working software. Vipin has also been involved in cryptography and product development from the mid-nineties when he was part of the team that developed the first Audible player. In the blockchain space; Vipin is actively engaged with the Federated as well as the Open Blockchain community. He is interested in crypto-economics, legal & regulatory topics, and transformation of legacy systems through innovation and interoperability. Vipin has a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Master’s degree in Operations Research and has been working as a software developer and technologist for more than 30 years.