Marie Leaf (Product - Kadena)

Marie Leaf is a technologist and independent blockchain consultant. With 4 years in the blockchain ecosystem, Marie has worked both independently for permissionless networks and as part of Cognizant’s blockchain team, focusing on permissioned networks for consortium building. Cognizant is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era, ranked 250 on the Fortune 500. Before blockchain, Marie worked as the Venture Development Manager for a large systems integrator, assessing emerging technology to fold into larger enterprise architecture and sourcing venture deals. Marie cares about solving protocol level bottlenecks like scalability and privacy. From an application standpoint, she cares about bringing blockchain infrastructure to emerging markets.  Marie advises clients on blockchain strategy, use cases, technology selection, and implementation. To avoid falling too far down the crypto rabbit hole, she continues to work with a traditional, non-blockchain development firm, Seed Development, in a new business capacity. She is a member of Dreamers // Doers. Marie holds degrees from McGill University, and is a self-taught hacker. She can be reached at [email protected] | | @mariesleaf

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