Patrick Mandic, has extensive knowledge in the application of Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) in enterprise and industrial environments. He was launch lead for the Aion, network, and lead blockchain traceability projects with the US Department of Homeland Security and the Canadian Federal government. Patrick Mandic was selected as an immigration of the year 2020 impacting supply chain by the SCMA. Previously, as a Senior Manager at Deloitte consulting, he was lead for the Canadian IoT practice and was the global Chief of Staff for the Technology Strategy practice, which was comprised of over 3,500 practitioners globally. Patrick was responsible for large scale digital transformation in a wide range of industries (e.g. automotive, financial services, education, professional services, etc.). Patrick holds a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication engineering from the UPC in Barcelona, Spain, a M.Sc. in Information Technology from the University of Stuttgart, Germany and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.