James Barry

CTO and Co-Founder at Dcntral
Presentation Information
Blockchain Foundations

Blockchain software underlies the movement behind transforming software and finances as we know it.  But what constitutes a “Blockchain” in 2018 and how does it work?  What options do you have to build on a Blockchain that allows for immutable transactions, consensus mechanisms and a distributed ledger ?

Currently using agile techniques to drive KPI’s and Analytics to help my clients grow top-line revenue through Growth Hacking using Agile Marketing / Analytics + Testing / Coding and Automations.

An early innovator in Software As A Service applications, Open Source and overall using the Internet as a service delivery medium. Was involved in specification committees for HTTP 1.0 &1.1, XMPP 1.0 as well as writing the bylaws for the Apache Foundation and specification for launching Jabber and Subversion OpenSource applications. Experienced with startups to Fortune 500 companies at delivering Cloud applications quickly and at scale. As a senior executive, have negotiated and built major partnership relationships with companies like SAP, HP, Major Banks and Financial organizations.

From large companies like IBM & ADP to startups like CollabNet and ResNova, I have delivered product direction for 12 new Software as a Service (SaaS) products to the market. These products include an early commercial http server (1994), an early commercial websites with over 1 million online orders (1996), IBM’s first Java Application Server (1998), 2 multi-tenant enterprise SaaS products with 1 million + users from 40k companies (2002-2003), and a 12 million SKU ecommerce site (2010), Aggregating 100’s of API’s product (2014).

Specialties: Blockchain. Building and motivating a large disbursed team with a variety of reporting relationships – direct and indirect to achieve high quality product delivery, building successful offshore teams, multi-site software development management, rebuilding a data center, introducing high reliability and measurability in applications, identifying and integrating acquisition companies, melding technology teams and product managers into business driven delivery teams, ability to deliver projects on time. Using Softlayer, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, Big Data, and building new Blockchain models.