BRIAN MCSWEENEY

Founder — Chlu



16:00 EST
Smarter Smart Contracts: Next Generation VMs, Verifiable Credentials and Decentralized Reputation

Brian is Founder of Chlu, a blockchain based technology startup focused on fixing online ratings and reviews. In addition, he is the founder and Chairman of Flexhire, a premium freelance engineering marketplace with Fortune 500 and venture backed startups as customers. He is advisor to, and was previously CTO/CIO of, Standard Industries, a New York based global industrial holding company and the largest roofing manufacturer in the world. He was previously Global Head of Digital Innovation for PepsiCo. Prior to PepsiCo, Brian was Senior Vice President of Customer Experience, Technology for JCPenney. He is a member of the Ireland-US Council, works closely with the MIT Digital Currency Initiative and is a previous member of the FedEx Ecommerce board of directors. Brian is an active angel investor and startup advisor in Europe and the US.

Brian holds a MSc in Computer Science, Networks and Distributed Systems from Trinity College Dublin where he was a foundation scholar and gold medalist.