John Wolpert serves as ConsenSys Group Executive for Enterprise Mainnet, delivering products, services and leadership to enterprises that use the public Ethereum Mainnet to conduct business. John is co-founder and steering committee chair of the Baseline Protocol, an initiative of the open standards body, OASIS.
John is a seasoned enterprise executive and serial entrepreneur with 30 years in business — a cofounder of IBM’s global blockchain organization, the open source Hyperledger Fabric project, the original taxi ride hailing service, Flywheel, and the international life science research consortium, IXC. He has created new lines of business for numerous Fortune 100 companies and government organizations. His writing on open source and open innovation have appeared in Harvard Business Review and publications by Harvard Business School Press.
Prior to joining ConsenSys, John was the global product executive for IBM Blockchain, with previous leadership roles serving Watson, IBM Cloud, Extreme Blue, alphaWorks and the Internet Division.