Helping business to meet new challenges

The pace of emerging technology development is accelerating, and every organisation feels its impact. I help business leaders to navigate the rapidly changing landscape and grasp the opportunities of innovation, through consultancy, writing, speaking and online education. Become a Patron!

  • Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers

    Kate has an in-depth knowledge of the developing landscape of blockchain technology, its history, applications, potential, and pitfalls. She works with businesses who are using blockchain, and her writing and speaking educates and inspires decision makers.

  • Virtual and Real Life Keynote Speaker

    Confident, relaxed speaker and facilitator in virtual and real-life settings. Experience from keynotes on the big stage to workshops with small groups, in real life and online. Book Kate Baucherel to bring new perspectives and inspiration to your upcoming emerging tech events.

  • Writing: technical work and fiction

    Kate's broad portfolio of writing includes Blockchain Hurricane: Origins, Applications and Future of Blockchain and Crypocurrency (Business Expert Press, 2020), her 2014 book on digital skills for business, and the popular SimCavalier science fiction series. She has written commissioned pieces for a number of high profile online and print publications in the UK and USA.

  • Emerging technology inspiration

    Taking an innovative, futurist twist on the leading and latest emerging technologies, and the wicked business challenges they solve. Discover new ways to improve processes and grow your business using new tools including blockchain technology, the Internet of Things, smart data, and Artificial Intelligence. Hire Kate now for speaking engagements and written pieces.

About Kate

About Kate

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Kate Baucherel BA(Hons) FCMA is a business development and strategy consultant specialising in the application of emerging technology in enterprise. She has held senior technical and financial roles in businesses across multiple sectors including utilities, manufacturing, leisure and software, leading several companies through their start-up and growth phases. Kate’s first job was with an IBM business partner in Denver, back when the AS/400 was a really cool piece of hardware and the World Wide Web didn’t exist, and she has enjoyed the journey to today’s awe-inspiring technical landscape. Her published work ranges from the challenges of technology adoption through digital ethics to fiction, and includes the SimCavalier sci-fi thriller series. Her latest book, "Blockchain Hurricane: Origins, Applications and Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency" was published in March 2020. She holds a 2nd Dan black belt in karate, and has two children.

latest articles

News and views on business challenges and the potential and dangers of emerging technologies

  • Durian and the Value Chain

    While researching my latest book “Blockchain Hurricane: Origins, Applications and Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency” in summer 2019, I came across an article from Fintechnews Singapore that intrigued me. “Millions of Durians Will Be Tracked on the Blockchain for Thailand’s Largest Durian Exporter,” it said. Having eaten the legendary smelly fruit (once and once only) […]

  • E-Voting systems under the spotlight

    E-voting has been under the spotlight in the past few months, and as the world moves inexorably online in the face of COVID-19, how close are we to finding a real solutions? The adverse publicity around an apparently hastily-built voting app made all the wrong headlines as chaos ensued at the Iowa caucases. After all, […]

  • Blocked Borders

    The one certainty around the January 31st Brexit milestone is that there is going to be an awful lot of work to do in the coming year and beyond. The time has come to flesh out the details of our future relationships and establish the systems and processes which will help the country’s infrastructure and […]

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