Alan Dickinson

Marketing Leader, IBM Blockchain Platform

Alan has been a part of the IBM Blockchain Platform team since it launched V1.0 in Aug of 2017.  Since that time he has seen meteoric growth in a large variety of cross industry use cases.  He has contributed to IBM’s “Blockchain for Dummies'” book and IBM’s Blockchain Founders Handbook which he recently refreshed to include several real world use cases.  Prior to his role on blockchain Alan held several global emerging technology positions focused on hyper growth markets such as Cloud,  Life Sciences, Linux, RFID, Grid Computing, VOIP, Internet gaming, and Information Based Medicine and has managed growth strategies for emerging high growth countries in China, India, Korea, and Brazil.  He started his career with IBM as research and development scientist in IBM’s retail division.  Alan holds a BSE in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan, and an MBA, and MA from Duke University.  He lives and works in Research Triangle Park, NC