Gokul Alex is a Digital Futurist with passion for Social Entrepreneurship, Exponential and Emerging Technologies. He has been recognised as one among Top 20 Global Thought Leader on AI, Analytics, Blockchain, Big Data, Cybersecurity, Cloud, Data Science, IoT and Quantum Computing by Thinkers360 Platform. I have been the keynote speaker, moderator and panelist for numerous technology conferences. He has authored four patents and published numerous articles & blogs. He has reviewed a couple of books on AI, Blockchain, Cybersecurity and Quantum Computing. He is an advisor to numerous Startups, Think Tanks, Governmental and Non-Governmental Organisations, Social Networks, Regulatory Bodies and Business Consortiums. His innovation management portfolio covers extensive experience with innovation centres in PwC, IBM, EY, UST Global and a suite of Business Incubators, Technology Accelerators, and Government Agencies. He has setup first ever Government Blockchain Labs for PwC India in Bangalore and pilot Corporate Innovation Lab Network for UST Global and the first ever Innovation Hackathon for EY Innovation Centre Trivandrum. He was also a key member of IBM Innovation Centre, IBM Global Entrepreneurship Program, IBM StartUp Cafe, IBM University Relations, IBM On Demand Community and IBM Digital Transformation Advocacy Program and IBM RedBooks Author Program. He has lead the Blockchain Strategy Consulting and Platform Engineering initiatives across central and state governments in India. He has been selected as the Blockchain Security Auditor for International Clients across Malta, Singapore and Thailand. He has designed Blockchain Architectures for International Governmental Organisations. He is currently driving Blockchain Initiatives across Government and Public Sector space as the Core Member of Government Blockchain Association in India. He is also part of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance as the contributor to the special interest groups across Digital Identity, Financial Services and Manufacturing Sector. He is also a core member of the Hyperledger Sawtooth Technical Working Group in India. He has set up the largest Developer Community for Hedera Hashgraph in India and first ever ZCash, IOTA, RSK, EOS Blockchain Platform Community in South India and the first ever Quantum Computing Research Centre in the Private Sector in India.