Emerging Technologies and Trends with Gee Sivalingam, Founder of Tulip Conference 2019

On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider host Keith Koo has return guest Gopinath (Gee) Sivalingam the Founder of Tulip Emerging Technologies Conference which is being held at Bespoke conference center June 4th-5th in San Francisco, CA. http://www.tulipconf.com

Keith and Gee discusses Gee’s start in emerging technologies like blockchain which led to the inaugural conference last year which included noted keynote speakers like Dr. Vanila Singh, Chief Medical Officer of the United States and Professor and Nobel Laureate Mohammed Yunus, Dr. John Mattison, Chief Health Information Officer of Kaiser Permanente, and Mikael Erdman the Technology Ambassador to the USA from Denmark.

This year’s conference are focused on emerging industries beyond blockchain. There are technologies being developed to address Web 4.0, Privacy, Industry 4.0, Robotic Process Automation and more. Gee also addresses how in certain industries, conferences have the same speakers with the same content and how Tulip always focuses on new content.

On this week’s question of the week, Gee addresses stablecoins (in light of the recent revelation that the Tether stablecoin is not really backed one-for-one by a US dollar but rather 74 cents.

On this week’s Cyber-Tip Keith takes the time to re-educate listeners on how to protect themselves from “password spraying” and “credential stuffing” in the light technology vendor Citrix systems recent breach announcement.

On the Pivot, Keith and Gee discuss how even in the success of Tulip Conference 1.0 in addressing blockchain as a technology how Tulip Conference 2,0 really broadens to address much larger opportunities across multiple stakeholders like investors, startups and enterprises.

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