Christopher Ferris

Christopher is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO Open Technology in the IBM Cloud  organization. He has been involved in the architecture, design, and engineering of distributed systems for most of his 36+ year career in IT and has been actively engaged in open standards and open source development since 1999. He has technical responsibility for IBM's strategic open source and standards initiatives, including OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, Hyperledger Project, Open Container Initiative, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Mesos, Node.js and Docker. He represents IBM on the Hyperledger Governance Board, is a Maintainer of the Hyperleger fabric project and is the twice elected chair of the Hyperledger Technical Steering Committee.

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Privacy and confidentiality with Hyperledger Fabric

The Hyperledger Fabric community is working hard to deliver enterprise-grade technologies for blockchain use beyond the basic crypto-currency applications.

Two Enter, One Leaves

Are Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum locked in mortal combat...or are they stronger together? I'll try to answer that with a quick look at the two...

Insights on the Roadmap for Hyperledger Fabric 1.1

As one of the Hyperledger Fabric Maintainers, one of the questions I am often asked is “What is the roadmap for Hyperledger Fabric development?”. My...

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