Brown Bag Lunch: Blockchain & Bluetech

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CIC Boston

50 Milk Street, 15th Floor

Boston, MA 02109

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SeaAhead Venture Partner Mark Tracy is hosting a brown bag lunch on Tuesday Feb 19th from 12-1pm to talk about the ways that bluetech could intersect with blockchain technology. He will cover some basics, including blockchain operations and smart contracts, and then the group can discuss applications, including shipping and digital traceability for seafood. Mark will also highlight his time with Cargill and lessons learned from instituting blockchain to track and trace turkeys.



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Mark Tracy has spent the majority of his career creating innovative financial tools to solve intractable problems. While at Cargill, Mark and his team changed the way farmers market their crops through unique pricing flexibility. Mark also managed an institutional sales team at Cargill, working with public pension funds, foundations and endowments investing in aquaculture through crop production loans. Mark led the effort at Cargill to use distributed ledger technology to create digitally traceable food. He serves on the board or committees of Hope Hospice and Palliative Care of New England, Rhode Island Public Health Institute, Save The Bay, and Ocean State Innovate. Mark is a named inventor on two US patents.

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