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Moving from hype to social impact with blockchain

In August 2018, the World Bank settled its first blockchain bond, raising $110 million AUD (roughly $81 million US) to do so. This story is a successful example of how to take on new technologies, learn from them, and iterate. However, chief technology officer and director of enterprise architecture and technology Lesly Goh still warns to be mindful of the hype around blockchain. In this talk, she explores what the future may hold for digital currency and its potential to address some of the toughest challenges in the world.

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    Lesly is the chief technology officer and director of enterprise architecture and technology at the World Bank Group.

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