Luxoft expands Blockchain Practice with new global lead
April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019
London, UK – April 9, 2019 – Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE:LXFT), a global digital strategy and engineering firm, today announced that Antony Welfare has joined as Managing Director of its Blockchain Practice.
Antony joins from Oracle, a global technology corporation, where he led the development of blockchain go to market use-cases in retail and supply chains such as track & trace, provenance, customer loyalty, procurement and identity management. While at Oracle, Antony also co-founded the Retail Blockchain Consortium to drive blockchain adoption across the retail value chain and authored the best-selling “The Retail Handbook”. As a board advisor to the UK government on blockchain, Antony is a recognised leader in driving enterprise uses of blockchain and brings a wealth of experience to Luxoft.
Antony will drive the enterprise blockchain strategy at Luxoft, responsible for delivering enterprise grade blockchain solutions across all sectors – from automotive, financial services, healthcare, life sciences and telecommunications. Antony will work with Luxoft’s blockchain technology partners, including Hyperledger fabric, Indy, Corda and Ethereum, to ensure that the chosen blockchain solution fits each customer’s use-case. He will also build on Luxoft’s successful deployment of its blockchain-based e-voting solution in Switzerland and the Company’s Coredentity solution, for sovereign identity.
“Antony is a tremendous addition to our blockchain practice,” said Vasiliy Suvorov, Vice President of Technology Strategy at Luxoft. “There are few people in the world, with his practical experience of the blockchain technology and Antony brings this to life for enterprise organisations. He is ideally placed to help customers develop their blockchain strategies, ensuring they choose the right platform that fits their need and delivers business value.”
Antony added “By working independently with all major blockchain solutions, Luxoft is already well-positioned to help customers determine whether blockchain really makes sense for them. I am excited to join the team and begin build game-changing blockchain solutions that disrupt the markets.”
Luxoft (NYSE:LXFT) is a global technology services and consulting partner that provides bespoke technology solutions to customers in 22 countries across five continents. Founded in 2000, Luxoft combines engineering excellence with deep industry expertise to deliver and implement technology solutions that drive business change. Through a combination of strategy, consulting and engineering services, Luxoft’s global teams use technology to enable business transformation, enhance customer experiences and boost operational efficiency. With over 280 active clients, Luxoft specializes in automotive, financial services, healthcare, life sciences, telecommunications and other industries. For more information, please visit www.luxoft.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.