Richard Gendal Brown

Chief Technology Officer, R3

Richard is one of the world’s leading authorities on distributed ledger systems and architectures. As CTO at R3, Richard manages the construction of Corda, the blockchain for business. He has led the design and construction of the platform over the past four years, creating a product that brings the benefits of blockchain technology to the world of regulated business and enterprise deployment.

Previously, Richard was the Executive Architect for Banking and Financial Markets industry innovation at IBM UK. His previous roles with the company, for which he worked for almost fifteen years, included Lead Account Architect for a global Investment Banking client and a consultant for IBM software products.

Richard is a Chartered Engineer, holds an MBA with distinction from Warwick Business School and a first-class degree in Mathematics from Trinity College, Cambridge.