#Ep. 06: Encrypted Interviews: How are Dubai Economy using blockchain technology? A Discussion with Mohammed Shael

August 24th, 2018 · 26 mins 47 secs

About this Episode

In this episode of Encrypted Interviews, Ahmed sits down with the CEO of Strategic Affairs of the Department of Economic Development of Dubai.

They discuss:
• How the Department’s current processes are inefficient
• How blockchain will help eliminate inefficiencies and why they need a blockchain
• Their successful pilot test with one free trade zone in Dubai

Mohammed delves into their Department’s blockchain journey and their approach to actually solve problems currently faced by investors and businessmen coming into the UAE.
As well as critically deconstructing the problem, Mohammed shared the grand plans for how their Department’s blockchain solution could not only be a solution used in the UAE but also shares their worldwide ambitions.

The crux of the conversation is all about digital identity and Mohammed discusses their ideas and implementations for how digital IDs can soon become a reality in the UAE utilising digital signatures.

All of the above and more will be on this episode of Encrypted Interviews!

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