Blockchain landscape

Blockchain, cryptocurrency and wider distributed ledger technologies are emerging as game-changers in every sector of society and industry. Social impact projects, fintech initiatives, supply chain and provenance systems, data management, and disintermediation of processes are being developed on a variety of platforms across the globe.

In her 2020 book Blockchain Hurricane: Origins, Applications and Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Kate examines the real world use cases of blockchain and distributed ledger technology, the potential which is bubbling under the surface, and the threats and opportunities which face us. The book is aimed at professional, decision makers, academics, and MBA students and is published by Business Expert Press, New York.

Emerging Technology Writing, Speaking and Training

Kate is an experienced keynote speaker, panelist and conference chair and has spoken at events across the world. Although based in the North East of England, she is happy to travel far afield for the right event, subject to standard speaking fees and expenses. Previous engagements include South by Southwest (SXSW) 2017, 2019, 2020; Blockchain Summit London 2018 and 2020; London Tech Week Business Blockchain Summit 2019 and 2020, Thinking Digital Sessions 2018, BrightTALK Blockchain Summit 2018 and 2019, Chainlink Durham 2020,

She has produced commissioned articles for a number of publications including BCS IT NOW, the Center for Digital Ethics and Policy and Digital Leaders. Read more about her publications and research here: Kate Baucherel on ResearchGate.

Blockchain and Emerging Technology Consultancy

Do you really need a blockchain? Kate specialises in strategic application of the right emerging technologies for the job. Her consultancy services include analysis of business processes and proposed product development to determine the most suitable tools for innovation and growth, and assistance with bid and grant narratives. Kate has access to growing network of experienced practitioners who can take projects forward for the right clients, and partners with CityWeb Consultants on large scale and blue-chip contracts.

Indicative Consultancy Rates

Standard daily rate £850. Travel and accommodation expenses apply for work outside the north east of England. Everything negotiable, no charge for initial consultation.