Aron Dutta

VP Blockchain – Global Business Services

Responsible for IBM’s thought leadership, strategy and delivery capabilities related to Blockchain and advises on its disruption, disintermediation and dematerialization of industry value chains across transaction and capital intensive industries. Prior to IBM, as part of the office of Chairman, Aron was the global head of Cisco's thought leadership and strategy on Fintech investments - the Next Generation Financial Services and Digital Industry Transformations .

Aron was also Chairman and Co-founder of Diligent Solutions, co-created with Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse, Founder and Managing Partner of Ambika Group (Venture Funding) Head of investment committee, Co-founder, SVP, at Scient Inc, Co-founder and GM of Viant Corp. Principal/Partner at Booz Allen & Hamilton Inc. (Capital Markets Strategy, Operation and Technology Practice) , Lead architect for electronic trading at Salomon Brothers Inc, Research Scientist at DoD, and on the founding team of Journal of Strategy and Business Magazine.