Keynote Speakers

Prof. Dusit Niyato

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Speech Title: Business Transformation with Blockchain

AbstractThis talk focuses on the business adoption and transformation based on blockchain technology. First, some important features of blockchain are reviewed. Then, the blockchain business and monetization models will be presented. Examples of businesses that leverage the benefits of blockchain are given. Then, the presentation gives business case studies of blockchain in supply chain and payments in which different design approaches of the systems and blockchain adoptions are described and compared. The recommendations and major considerations of using the blockchain technology are also highlighted.

Bibliography: Dusit Niyato is currently a professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering and, by courtesy, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences, at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He received B.E. from King Mongkuk’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand in 1999 and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada in 2008. He has published more than 380 technical papers in the area of wireless and mobile networking, and is an inventor of four US and German patents. He has authored four books including “Game Theory in Wireless and Communication Networks: Theory, Models, and Applications” with Cambridge University Press. He won the Best Young Researcher Award of IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Asia Pacific (AP) and The 2011 IEEE Communications Society Fred W. Ellersick Prize Paper Award. Currently, he is serving as a senior editor of IEEE Wireless Communications Letter, an area editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (Radio Management and Multiple Access), an area editor of IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (Network and Service Management and Green Communication), an editor of IEEE Transactions on Communications, an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, and IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking. He was a guest editor of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas on Communications. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society for 2016-2017. He was named the 2017 and 2018 highly cited researcher in computer science. He is a Fellow of IEEE.