May 23, 2017

Fidelity CEO: Blockchain could change the Internet

Fidelity Investments CEO Abigail Johnson made a rare conference appearance on Tuesday, speaking at a blockchain technology summit in New York called Consensus 2017. She acknowledged that blockchain's decentralized control poses a major challenge for financial market adoption, but remains bullish about its transformative potential:

Blockchain technology isn't just a more efficient way to settle securities – it will fundamentally change market structures – and maybe even the architecture of the internet itself.
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