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THE POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES PRESENTS

Application of Blockchains to DoD Microelectronics Supply Chain

Presented by Nikhil Shenoy

CEO, Colvin Run Networks

Thursday, December 12, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am

Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Ballston Metro Center Office Towers

901 North Stuart Street, Suite 1200

Arlington, VA 22203

Abstract

nueron2In this presentation Nikhil Shenoy will review Colvin Run's microelectronics blockchain product and review the application of blockchains to the DoD microelectronic supply chain. This talk will focus on the importance of the U.S. semiconductor industry and review problems and facing the current microelectronic supply chain including China's push into the semiconductor market, fragmented supply chains, and current vulnerabilities.Nikhil Shenoy is Co-Founder & CEO of Colvin Run Networks, headquartered in Leesburg, Virginia. Colvin Run builds assurance and analytics solutions using the latest in open-source and commercial technologies, including data engineering, visualization, predictive analytics & machine learning, and distributed ledger technology (DLT)/ blockchain-based systems. It was founded with support from Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), with customers in defense, education, and social media.

Nikhil began his career at Goldman Sachs in credit & equity derivatives, then led data-driven finance and marketing initiatives for the Swiffer & Mr. Clean brands at Procter & Gamble. He then oversaw the design & development of a workplace IoT platform from an idea to deployment in 500+ global locations for Kastle Systems, a leading national managed security technology company. Nikhil is a past Chairman of the Government Blockchain Association’s Supply Chain Group, and is leading the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Technology Committee’s Blockchain Vector. Nikhil holds an engineering degree from MIT and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

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