Surfacing the value of Blockchain with Analytics


Surfacing the value of Blockchain with Analytics

One of the hottest buzzwords in financial services is Blockchain, yet front page uses and success stories struggle to surface. Fred Hefer, Pomerol Partners CEO, and Paul Van Siclen, Qlik Director of Industry Solutions, Financial Services, start with a business-focused introduction of the technology. After touching on core components they move to the real world of business challenges that can be addressed using Blockchain. Practical applications and current pilot projects are used to drive home the potential use cases. This Webinar is brought to you by Pomerol Partners, American Banker, and with sponsor content from Qlik.


This webinar deck covers:

  • What is Blockchain?
  • Bridging Blockchain with Analytics
  • Addressing the Spectrum of Analytics Challenges
  • FinServ Customer Use Case: FX Desk
  • Demo
  • About Ripple
  • Ripple Demo
Umar Ali

Fred is the US and global CEO of Pomerol Partners. His 2013 spin-out from Deutsche Bank (London) is a leading Qlik analytics services provider and developer of Blockchain solutions. During his tenure at DB, he served the Equities Prime Services division in various finance roles – from analyst to controller to manager – with a specialization in Securities Lending. He serves on the Qlik Americas Partner Advisory Council and was recently recognized as a 2017 Qlik Luminary.

Umar Ali

Qlik Director of Industry Solutions, Financial Services, leads Qlik’s Financial Services industry and functional go-to-market initiatives for the Americas. Paul’s first QlikView app analyzed the profitability equation of $700 million in New Business Volume feeding a $2.0 billion loan/lease portfolio.